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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.

National FFA Week is Feb. 16-23

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February 16-23 is National FFA Week.  The theme for this year is Grow with more than 550,000 members nationwide participating in activities at their school.  FFA members from area schools have recorded spots on KNDY and you will hear them throughout the week and the remainder of the month, telling what FFA has done for them and how it is ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners Minutes 2-11-2013

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The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, February 11, 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.   Chairman Mueller called the meeting to order.   Next regular meeting ... Read More »

Marysville City Council votes to help try and save Depot

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The Marysville City Council has decided to step in to try and save the Union Pacific Railroad Depot from being torn down.  Several folks were in attendance to urge the City to help preserve the depot, which was built in 1929.  Mayor Bill Phillipi told the council it would cost about $75,000 a year to maintain it.  Linda Swim, President ... Read More »

Waterville Opera House and Koester Museum receive Grants for repairs

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The Waterville Opera House and the Koester House Museum in Marysville received news that they will each receive almost $90,000 through the Kansas Heritage Trust Fund Grants.  Both are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Opera House will receive $89,800 for exterior repair and restoration of windows, doors, and guttering and to do some work on the stone exterior.  The museum will ... Read More »

BVTV to hold Open House / Reception

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Blue Valley Telecommunications in Home will be having an Open House Reception for their new General Manager and CEO Brian Thompson on Saturday February 23 from 1-4 pm at their BVTC office in Home City.  Refreshments will be served and door prizes will be given away each hour as well.  There will also be classes each hour.  At 1 pm, ... Read More »

Nemaha County Commissioners Minutes 2-11-13

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UNOFFICIAL MINUTES — These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. February 11, 2013 Unofficial The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, February 11, 2013 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Gary Scoby leading the flag salute. ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners Minutes 2-11-2013

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February 11, 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 »

Several break ins reported at Cottonwood Beach

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The Gage County Sheriff’s Office is investigating several break-ins that have occurred at Cottonwood Beach, which is just outside of Blue Springs, where several cabins have been damaged and items taken from them. The items include copper tubing, all sorts of tools, fishing rods and reels, a canoe, air compressor, and other items. Estimated cost of the stolen items and ... Read More »

Senator Moran accepting applications for summer internships

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today announced he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, D.C., and Kansas offices for summer 2013. “Congressional internships offer Kansas students a great opportunity to learn about Congress and the legislative process,” Sen. Moran said. “I hope to give Kansans an opportunity similar to the one I had serving ... Read More »

One person killed in accident early Monday Morning

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The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department and Kansas Highway Patrol worked a one vehicle fatality accident early Monday morning about 1.5 miles west of Axtell on Indian Road. Killed in the accident was Randall K. Holthaus of Seneca, age 60. According to the report from Sheriff Dan Hargrave, Holthaus was eastbound on Indian Road, left the roadway, entering the south ditch ... Read More »