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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.

Marysville City Council Notes 4-8-2013

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Marysville City Council met for their first of the month meeting Monday night, with it being the final council meeting for 4 of them, Bud Schuette, Bob Shipman, Charles Schwindamann, and Liz Doll.  Among items discussed, the water tower project was put on hold and all bids were rejected so that the council could have more time to work on ... Read More »

Expiration deadline for FSA Loan Assistance approaching

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The expiration date for filing applications for Emergency Disaster (EM) loans by farmers and ranchers in Marshall, Nemaha, Pottawatomie and Riley Counties is May 1, 2013, according to Kay A. McCoy, Farm Loan Manager, for the Farm Service Agency (FSA). Those needing farm credit as a result of drought, excessive heat and high winds on January 1, 2012 and continuing ... Read More »

Marysville Recycling and Boy Scouts Troop 180 hosting Pick Up Day Saturday

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Marysville Recycling and Boy Scouts Troop 180 will sponsor a City Wide Pick up of washers, dryers, televisions, computers, and dishwashers in the City of Marysville this Saturday, starting at 9 am.  All items picked up will be recycled and all proceeds will go to benefit the boy scouts.  For more information, call Kay Richardson at 562-2716. Read More »

Onaga passes bond issue to build a new hospital

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A bond issue for a new hospital in Onaga passed in the General Election last Tuesday, with 79% of the voters wanting to pass the issue.  $17.59 million in tax-exempt general obligations bonds will be used with hospital cash reserves to construct a new facility and make renovations to the existing facility in Onaga, which was built in 1957. Read More »

Marshall County Fire Departments have busy weekend.

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Marshall County Fire Departments were busy this past weekend with numerous grass fires and one structure fire. The Frankfort Fire Department was called out 9 times total Friday thru Sunday, 5 times Friday, once Saturday, and three times Sunday, all grass fires. The Marysville Fire Department was called out to a grass fire south of the Surf Motel Friday, shortly after noon, where some logs ... Read More »

Following the Canvass count, Gross defeats Bloomberg by 2 votes

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It’s official! After the Marshall County Commissioners canvassed the votes from last Tuesday’s City and School Election, the final tally for the Ward 3 City Council position between Vicky Sue Gross and Breta Bloomberg came down to Gross winning by 2 votes, 57-55. The new city council members, Gross, Carla Grund, Keith Beikman, and Dennis Schroller, will be sworn in ... Read More »

Northeast portion of Marysville to have water shut off Monday

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On Monday April 8, the Marysville Water Department will be shutting the water off to install a new fire hydrant and water main valves at 14th and Debbie Lane. The water will be shut off around 9 am for several hours. This will affect the areas of Debbie Lane from 12th to 16th Street, North 14th Street from Otoe to Debbie Lane, and ... Read More »

Nunset Boulevard to be presented next weekend

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Don’t miss the 6th musical by Dan Goggin, “Nunset Boulevard,” presented by the Marshall County Arts Cooperative April 12 and 13 at 7:30 pm and April 14 at 2 pm as their spring show for the Marysville Area Community Theatre. All performances will be at the Lee Dam Center for Fine Arts on a new 18 inch raised stage. Tickets will be available at ... Read More »

Homer Hanson Stadium Project in need of more funds.

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Work has begun on the Homer Hanson Stadium project. It was originally thought that about 20% of the stones would have to be new, but after they got to work on it, they have found that the walls are in worse shape than they thought. They’re now estimating that about 30-35% of the stones will have to be replaced. At ... Read More »

Branch Street Project to begin May 1 in Seneca

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Hall Brothers of Marysville put in the low bid for the Branch Street extension in Seneca, at a cost of just over $2 million for an asphalt surface roadway. The bid was almost $27,000 below engineers estimates. The project will consist of extending Branch Street 1/2 mile from 11th Street to Community Drive. A connecting street to US Highway 36 with a ... Read More »