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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.

Fire at Landoll Corporation quickly contained

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A piece of machinery inside Shop 50 at Landoll Corporation caught fire early Wednesday morning, but was quickly put out by an automatic fire suppression system. All employees were evacuated from the building and no one was injured. The fire began about 6 am and everyone was allowed back in by 7:20 am. There was no major structural damage done to the building. Read More »

First Ever Artober Fest in the planning stages

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They’re just in the planning stages, but the First Ever Artober Fest is set for Saturday, October 5 in Marysville. A mixture of art displays, good food, and music, including polka music, and youth activities are being planned. If you have a civic group or church group that would be interested in doing a food stand or bake sale or perhaps know of an ... Read More »

American Legion Auxillary requesting photocopies of military personnel

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The American Legion Auxillary is requesting copies of pictures of veterans and active member’s in uniform. Please include their name, branch and years of service. They do not need to be members of the American Legion. Please have the pictures turned in by May 1 and they will be displayed in the window of Frese CPA during the month of May. Pictures will not ... Read More »

Two people killed in 2 vehicle accident in Washington County

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A two vehicle accident in Washington County on Monday afternoon, shortly after 5 pm, claims two lives. Keenan Jellison-Knock, age 18 and a Senior at Washington County High School, was westbound on Highway 36 near West Train Road, when his 2001 Buick LeSabre crossed the center line and struck the eastbound vehicle, a 2006 Honda Pilot, being driven by Ruthann Minge, ... Read More »

Free Access to Washington County Transfer Station April 25-27

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All Washington County residents and businesses will have free access to the Washington County Transfer Station Thursday April 25 thru Saturday April 27. They will accept appliances, furniture, mattresses and box springs, scrap metal, wire, and electronics free of charge those three days.  Your normal household trash, tires, and construction and demolition material will be charged at their normal rates ... Read More »

Relay Recess to be held on VHHS and MHS

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Marshall County Relay for Life will be sponsoring Relay Recess at Valley Heights High School on Wednesday April 24 starting at 1:30 pm at the track. They will also have one for Marysville Elementary School on Wednesday May 22 at Homer Hanson Stadium beginning at 1 pm. The public and survivors are invited to attend one or both of these ... Read More »

Resurface Project scheduled to begin this week.

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A resurfacing project is scheduled to begin this week on Highway 36 in Brown County, where about 12 miles of the highway will be resurfaced from the west city limits of Hiawatha, westward to the Nemaha/Brown County Line. Traffic will be reduced to one lane and you will be directed through the workzone via a pilot car and flagger operation. You should expect 10-15 ... Read More »

This is National Work Zone Awareness Week

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A FEW KANSAS WORK ZONE FACTS FOR YOU –Nearly 90 percent of the people who are injured or killed in work zone crashes are motorists. Of the eight people killed in work zone crashes in Kansas in 2012, one was a highway worker who worked for a construction company, one was a pedestrian and six were motorists. Most of the ... Read More »

Marysville Superintendent & Elementary Principal resign

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Marysville Superintendent Khris Thexton has turned in his resignation to become the Director of Finance, operations, and federal programs in Great Bend.  He has been Superintendent here since 2009 and taught here from 1999-2004. Marysville Elementary Principal, Sherry Helus, who is in her first year here, turned in her resignation at the monthly school board meeting Wednesday night, effective at the end of the school ... Read More »

CMH taking Scholarship Applications

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Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) announces applications are now available for the Hoppenstedt Nursing Scholarship. Made possible through the Henry W. Hoppenstedt Trust, the scholarship will be awarded to a student who has been accepted into a registered nursing program at an accredited school of nursing. Applicants must be a graduate of a Marshall County High School, have proof of admittance to an accredited nursing program, ... Read More »