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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.

Marshall County Treasurer’s Office to be closed for Good Friday, March 29

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A reminder from the Marshall County Treasurer’s Office that they will be closed on Friday, March 29 in observance of Good Friday.  Because this will be the last business day of the month, it will be necessary for tags or title work due in March, to be completed by Thursday, March 28.  This would also include any driver’s license transactions. Read More »

Marysville Main Street Vision Meeting to be held April 3

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For thirteen years Marysville Main Street has been a vital part of our downtown community. In 2000 the Main Street board and businesses adopted the program to look toward the future. Since then the City of Marysville and its business owners have reinvested over $12 million into the community in order to keep downtown alive. As many communities see their ... Read More »

New group forms to try and acquire and preserve the U.P. Depot

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A new group was formed this week set to restore the former U.P. Depot for public use and promotion of rail history. The group will be called the Marysville U.P. Depot Preservation Society. Rachael Frye of Marysville was elected President, Leroy Schroller, Vice President, Annie Shain, Treasurer, and Sarah Kessinger, Secretary. They are considering ways to raise enough funds to ... Read More »

Baileyville B & B schools will close at the end of the 2013-2014 school year.

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By a vote of 5-2, USD 115 Nemaha Central School Board voted Wednesday night to close Baileyville B&B schools at the end of the 2013-2014 school year. Beginning with the 2014-2015 school year, all students will attend school at Nemaha Valley schools in Seneca. Before the vote, Superintendent Darrel Kohlman recommended that the Baileyville facility be used as the district ... Read More »

Nancy Fincham wins $5,000 to go to favorite local Non-Profit Organization

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Nancy Fincham of Marysville has been selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities℠, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Grow Communities gives farmers the opportunity to win a $2,500 donation to direct to their favorite local nonprofit organizations. To further support counties that have been declared disaster areas due to drought by the USDA, winning farmers in these counties ... Read More »

WCCF Opportunity Fund deadline approaching

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The deadline for applying for the current round of grants from the Washington County Community Foundation’s Opportunity Fund is rapidly approaching. The Foundation will accept applications until next Thursday, March 28, 2013, for up to $3,032 in grants for charitable causes. The Foundation will consider applications from non-profit organizations, individuals, and groups of individuals. For-profit organizations will not be considered ... Read More »

Bald Eagle found shot East of Beatrice

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A bald eagle was found dead about 5 miles east of Highway 77 near Beatrice in mid February.  Federal authorities are investigating the death.  It appears the eagle was shot with a rifle. Bald eagles are protected by federal laws and regulations and a violation is punishable by to a $100,000 fine and prison time.  Anyone with any information should contact the Gage County ... Read More »

Tax Foreclosure sale to be held in Nemaha County in April

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There’s going to be a tax foreclosure sale in Nemaha County next month. It’s been set for Thursday, April 18 starting at 10 am in front of the Nemaha County Courthouse in Seneca. As of right now, there are 20 tracts of property to be sold. Counties may auction off properties having delinquent taxes at a public auction, according to ... Read More »

Al Simmons is coming to Marysville next week

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Al Simmons remembers the first time that he heard the music of Gioachino Rossini, the Italian composer who wrote thirty-nine operas. “I was seven years old watching Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd in the cartoon version of ‘The Barber of Seville,’” he said. “Since then I have listened to a lot of Rossini’s playful music. I enjoy his sense of ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners Minutes 3-18-2013

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March 18, 2013   The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned 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 ... Read More »