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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.

SCC offering class on our National Parks

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How much do you know about our hidden treasures, the nation’s national parks? Did you know that the National Park Service’s Midwest Archeological Center is located in Lincoln? Southeast Community College is offering a course titled “America’s Best Idea: Get to Know Your National Parks.” The class will run from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays from April 4-18 at SCC’s Continuing Education ... Read More »

Frankfort man arrested, hit and run in Washington County

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A Frankfort man was arrested last Thursday by the Nemaha County Sheriff’s Office for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Jeremiah D. Arnold, age 32, was also arrested for driving with a suspended license. He remains in custody. Meanwhile, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a hit and run incident at the Pony Express Café and Service Station south of ... Read More »

Second Leadership Marshall County Class Graduates

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The second Leadership Marshall County class, the Trailblazer Class, will graduate tonight.  It will be held at the Beattie Community Center, starting at 5:30 with a Social Hour and 6:30 is Graduation.  The featured speaker will be Don Landoll, Founder, President, and CEO of Landoll Corporation in Marysville. Read More »

Applications being taken for Tuttle Creek Watershed program

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Applications are being taken for the Tuttle Creek Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy Cost Share Program.  It is for farmers and livestock producers in Marshall and Washington Counties within the Lower Little and Big Blue River Watersheds.  Applications are available at your local Conservation District offices.  You may also contact them for cost share rates, program summary, and details.  In ... Read More »

City of Washington has openings for Mayoral appointed jobs

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The City of Washington has several openings on various boards.  The only qualification you must have is that you reside in the City of Washington.  A Fairboard Coordinator, a member of the Municipal Golf Course Board, two positions on the Library Board, a member for the Washington County Solid Waste Committee are needed for positions to be filled by Mayor ... Read More »

Walk Kansas begins Monday

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The Walk Kansas Fitness Challenge begins Monday.  It’s a 10 week health and fitness program encouraging teams of 4 or individuals to log minutes of activities.  Anything from mowing the lawn, raking the leaves, simply going for a walk or run, to exercising all count toward your minutes.  The goal is to help people learn to make physical activity a habit and improve ... Read More »

Daylight Savings Time returns this weekend

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A reminder that Daylight Savings Time returns this weekend.  Remember to set your clocks ahead one hour before going to bed Saturday night.  The time officially returns at 2 am Sunday morning. Read More »

Deadline to register to vote is March 12

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The deadline to register to vote in the April 2 city and school election is Tuesday, March 12.  New residents of Kansas must provide proof of citizenship and residency to register to vote.  It can be a driver’s license, birth certificiate, or passport.  Also, if you’ve moved or changed names since the last election, you must re-register by March 12.  ... Read More »

New City Administrator for Seneca hired

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The Seneca City Council hired a new City Administrator Wednesday night at their meeting.  Matt Rehder, who has served as the planning and zoning director for the City of El Dorado the past six years was hired.  He has a Master’s Degree from the University of Nebraska – Omaha in public administration.  Redher is schduled to start on April 8 ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners Minutes 3-4-2013

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The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, March 4, 2013 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present:  Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Gary Ouellette, 3rd District Commissioner; and Denae Dimler, County Clerk.   Next regular meeting will be Monday, March 11, 2013 at 8:30 ... Read More »