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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.

Three injured in two vehicle accident south of Washington

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A two vehicle accident sends 3 people to the hospital in a semi/pickup collision south of Washington Tuesday morning. According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Report,  Merle Gross of Washington and his wife Olinda were southbound on Highway K-15 driving their 1999 Ford pickup when a 1993 Mack Truck, driven by Troy Koch of Home, was eastbound on Highway K-9 and he did ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners Minutes 2-4-13

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The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, February 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; Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, was absent.   Chairman Mueller called the meeting ... Read More »

Nemaha County Commissioners Minutes 2-4-13

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UNOFFICIAL MINUTES — These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. February 4, 2013 Unofficial The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, February 4, 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 »

Train Derails Southeast of Fairbury

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41 coal cars jumped the tracks southeast of Fairbury early Sunday morning around 1 a.m.  The Union Pacific said that the train was eastbound pulling 142 cars total.  No one was injured in the incident and the Union Pacific was working with heavy machinery to clean up the crash site.  The cause for the derailment is unknown at this time and it’s unclear how ... Read More »

Water and Sewer rates going up for Marysville

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Water and Sewer rates will be going up on the February billing for the city of Marysville as part of the phase to increase the rate to cover the maintenance required for the water and sewer system .  The annual rate increase will mean that the minimum bill of $40.88 for use of 2,500 gallons or less will go up to $43. Updates to ... Read More »

Washington County Conservation Award Winners Announced

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The Washington County Conservation Award winners have been announced.  They are Jim and Debaroh Bruna and Arnold and Eunice Beier, winners of the Soil Conservation Bankers Award, and Chuck and LaMoyne Hardenburger, winners of the Range Management Award. Read More »

City of Washington Mayor passes away

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The City of Washington is mourning the loss of it’s mayor Harold Jones, after he passed away on Saturday Jan. 26, following a long battle with illness.  He was 67.  The city ordinance says that with the passing of an elected official, the president of the council will fill the vacancy until the term expires.  Ryan Kern is the council ... Read More »

MCAC hosting Photography Exhibit at Lee Dam Center

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“Shooting with Dad – Photographs by Scott and Roger Bean” The Marshall County Arts Cooperative is hosting a photography exhibit at the Lee Dam Center for Fine Art, “Shooting with Dad – Photographs by Scott and Roger Bean.”  The exhibit runs through Sunday, February 17, and features the photography of the father and son team, Scott and Roger Bean. While ... Read More »

Slick roads to blame for one vehicle accident

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There was a one vehicle accident on Highway K-99 just south of the Highway 36 Beattie Junction late Wednesday morning shortly after 11 am. According to the report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, 20 year old Kyla Paczkowski of Plattsmouth, NE was driving a 2006 Chevy passenger car when she lost control on the slick roadway, entered the east ditch ... Read More »

KCC Ag Trucking Regulations and Exemptions program to be held in Marysville

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Marshall County Farm Bureau, Oregon Trail Equipment, and Southeast Nebraska Coop will be sponsoring a KCC Ag Trucking Regulations and Exemptions program on Tuesday, February 19 at the Marysville American Legion. Doors open at 11 am, lunch at 11:30, and the program starts at 12:15. If you have questions about hauling to terminals or elevators across state lines or you ... Read More »