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Author Archives: Kevin Rippe

Kevin Rippe was born in Marysville and moved to Smith Center at the age of 1, then graduated from Smith Center High School in 1995. He graduated from Cloud County Community College in 1997, and joined the staff of KKAN/KQMA radio in Phillipsburg a year later. Since June of 2011 Kevin has been with us here at Your Country KNDY. You can hear Kevin on daily news reports, as well as calling area high school football and basketball. Kevin lives in Marysville with his wife Melissa, and 4 children Brennen, Jacob, Bailee, and Joshua.

Washington County Commissioner Minutes 6-17-13

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The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, June 17, 2013 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present:   Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairwoman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Gary Ouellette, 3rd District Commissioner; and Denae Dimler, County Clerk.   Next regular meeting will be Monday, June 24, 2013 at 8:30 ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioner Minutes 6-17-13

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The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with Robert S. Connell, Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Thomas K. Holle members and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present.   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m.     The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute.   The minutes and agenda were approved as presented upon ... Read More »

2 men killed near Manhattan

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Two people were killed in a car vs. semi accident near Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon, just before 4 pm. According to the report by the Kansas Highway Patrol, Christian Rodriguez, age 23 of Wichita, was westbound on US Highway 24 a mile east of Seth Child Road, driving a 1999 Freightliner semi when the second vehicle, a 2001 Toyota passenger ... Read More »

Old Fashioned 4th of July planned in Marysville

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Marysville Chamber of Commerce to host celebration. In honor of Independence Day, the Marysville Chamber of Commerce is excited about their plans for “An Old Fashioned 4th of July” in 2013.  “We hope everyone will join us to celebrate and visit,” said Brenda Staggenborg of the Marysville Chamber of Commerce.  “The day will be filled with a family fun run/walk/bike ... Read More »

Meeting to discuss Alcove Spring is set

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There’s going to be a special meeting coming up Tuesday June 25 at the Blue Rapids Community Center beginning at 1 pm to discuss Alcove Spring. Those who would like to see more visitors at Alcove Spring will want to attend this meeting. Steve Burns, Landscape Architect for the National Park Service and Aaron Mahr, Superintendent of National Trails will ... Read More »

USD 364 Board of Education Highlights 6-12-13

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MARYSVILLE USD #364                                                 Regular Board Meeting Highlights                                                                   June 12, 2013   Tennis Court Presentation – Jeff Crist presented a proposal for new tennis courts, which the city council approved to pay for all eight courts on the condition that the school district pay $150,000 over 10 years for three courts and the tennis committee raise private funds combined ... Read More »

Washington hires new City Administrator

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Carl Chalfant has been hired as the new Washington City Administrator and will begin his duties on July 8. He is currently the city administrator for the city of McClouth, which he has been since 2007, prior to that he was city superintendent for the city of McClouth from 1990-2007. His salary has been set at $55,000 a year. Read More »

Homestead Days attendance down this year

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If you attended Homestead Days in Beatrice last week and you thought to yourself that the attendance seemed to be down this year, then you would be correct. About 3,500 less people attended the event this year compared to last year. Last year, nearly 38,500 people attended, while this year, not quite 35,000 people were estimated to have been on ... Read More »

Marshall County Relay for Life is this weekend

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The 2013 Marshall County Relay for Life is scheduled for this Friday night and early Saturday morning at Homer Hanson Stadium in Marysville. It will start at 6 pm with the Survivor’s Lap, followed by many other activities through out the night. New this year is a live auction, which will take place at approximately 9 pm Friday. Among the ... Read More »