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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.

Schedule change for commodity distribution in Marshall County

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Scheduling for Marshall County Agency on Aging commodity distribution has changed. Previously all sites in the county were open Thursdays. This month, the schedule changes to a two day event, with Home City, Beattie, Oketo, Herkimer, Bremen, and Marysville resident distribution on Wednesday, April 3 from 1-4 at the Helvering Center in Marysville. Sites in Summerfield, Axtell, Vermillion, Frankfort, Blue ... Read More »

Special Meeting held in Blue Rapids concerning Post Office

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A special town hall meeting was held in Blue Rapids last Thursday, concerning the Blue Rapids Post Office.  Surveys had been sent out to just over 600 patrons and about 1/3 of them were returned.  After reviewing the surveys, retail hours at the Blue Rapids Post Office will be cut, with the hours most likely being 7:30 am to 3:30 ... Read More »

Positions up for grabs in area election races

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The City and School Election is Tuesday in the State of Kansas. Polls will be open from 7 am to 7 pm. In Washington County, there are a few races, including Position 6 for USD 108 in Washington, where Mark Cudney of Greenleaf, Mary Dodd and Brad Jones, both of Washington are vying for that position. For the City of ... Read More »

Polling Locations for City & School Election on Tuesday

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The City and School General Election is Tuesday, April 2nd, with polls open from 7 am to 7 pm.  Polling locations in Marshall County will be:  Marysville Moose Lodge for Marysville Township, Marysville City Wards 1,2,3,&4, Balderson Township, Center Township, Elm Creek Township, Herkimer Township, Logan Township, Oketo Township, and Walnut Township.  The Annunciation Cigna Center in Frankfort will take ... Read More »

Gage County looking into overlaying some blacktop roads

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The Gage County Board of Supervisors are looking into the possibility of a $4 million road bond issue to overlay almost 30 miles of blacktop highways in Gage County. Wednesday, April 3, the board will meet to potentially start the ball rolling for a bond issue to pay for a 2.5 inch overlay on 29.5 miles of Gage County’s 156 ... Read More »

Public Affairs: New Marysville Football Coach was in town Wednesday

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New Marysville Football Coach Dustin Heuer was in town Wednesday to meet the players and assistant coaches and other teachers. He had a short meeting with parents and interested citizens Wednesday evening and KNDY had a chance to catch up with him following the meeting. The Heuer’s are excited to be moving back closer to home and look forward to ... Read More »

Families First of Marshall County hold ” Color Me ” event

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Families First of Marshall County, a not for profit agency, dedicated to the promotion of health and self sufficiency through education, will be holding a 5K Walk/Run Charity event, called Color Me, on Sunday April 28 at 9 am at Marysville City Park. If a business, group, or individual would like to help sponsor the event, you may contact Geri ... Read More »

Washington County Health Fair to be held Saturday, April 6

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The 27th annual Washington County Health Fair will be held Saturday, April 6 from 7 am to 12:30 pm at the Washington County High School Gym. Blood profiles will be available, along with PSA’s for men, and osteoporosis screening available, as well. A reminder to not eat at least 12 hours before any tests, but they do encourage fluid intake, such as black ... Read More »

Marysville City Council notes

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The Marysville City Council had their regular end of the month meeting Monday night and it was a busy meeting. Many items were discussed, from the water tower project to the tennis courts to the Recreation Commission and the sales tax increase, among others. A reminder that the sales tax for the city of Marysville will go from 7.3% to 7.9% this Monday ... Read More »