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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.

Kansas Day in Greenleaf is January 28


The 29th annual Kansas Day in Greenleaf is Monday, January 28 at the Greenleaf Clubhouse.  Registration starts at 10 am with the program at 11 with Mrs. Manning’s 4th Graders.  Lunch will be served and door prizes will be given away.  Seating is limited, so make your reservations early by calling 785-747-2265 or sign up at the Looking Glass in ... Read More »

Noon Tuesday is filing deadline for City/School Election


Tuesday at noon is the filing deadline for candidates to have their name on the city and school election.  Candidates filing for town positions can file at the county clerk’s office or at their city office, except for Marysville, in which all candidates running for city office must file at Marysville City Building.  School board candidates file at the county ... Read More »

Kansas Farmers Union holding workshop Saturday


Kansas Farmers Union will be hosting a Beginning Farming Workshop this Saturday, January 26 from 9-5 at Nelson’s Landing Restaurant in Leonardville.  There will be several different speakers talking about the financial aspect of farm transitioning, sustainable agriculture, farm to school program, and an attorney specializing in real estate and contract matters will be there as part of the class.  ... Read More »

FSA loans available to Marshall and Nemaha County farmers

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“Farmers in Marshall and Nemaha Counties, who suffered crop or livestock losses due to drought occurring November 15, 2012 and continuing may now apply for Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans,” FSA Farm Loan Manager Kay a. McCoy, said today. Pottawatomie and Riley Counties also became eligible under existing legislation which provides that farmers in counties bordering on those which ... Read More »

RSVP offering free income tax assistance beginning Feb. 6


Low and moderate income individuals, families and senior citizens can once again receive free assistance in completing and filing their federal, state and local tax returns through RSVP of Northeast Kansas’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA). For more than 20 years, RSVP volunteers have assisted residents with low and moderate incomes who need help with their basic tax returns through ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners Minutes 1-14-2013


COMMISSION MINUTES, January 14, 2013   The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, January 14, 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. ... Read More »

America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education wants to give back to the communities


For the second consecutive year, America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education SM, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, will give Kansas farmers the opportunity to enhance math and science programs in their communities. Now until April 15, 2013, farmers can nominate a local public school district to compete for a merit-based grant of up to $25,000. Administrators of nominated school districts may ... Read More »

Advocate’s Annual Recipe contest deadline is Friday


The Marysville Advocate’s annual recipe contest cookbook will be published in February and they’re looking for your favorite recipes.  However the deadline to submit them is Friday.  Recipes will be judged and finalists will be invited to bring their dish to a tasting luncheon with contest judges.  To enter your recipes, contact JoAnn Shum at the Advocate at 562-2317 or email her at [email protected]  ... Read More »

Future of Baileyville School still up in the air


The USD 115 Nemaha Central Board of Education is seeking input on the Baileyville B&B Jr-Sr High school with the board of education expected to make a decision in March.  The three options they are looking at are, Option 1, having grades pre-Kindergarten thru 5th grade attend the Seneca facility and 6th thru 8th go to Baileyville.  Option 2 is closing the Baileyville ... Read More »

Summerfield School to stay open a few more years

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USD 113 Superintendent Bill Orth told the board members Monday night that the Axtell Building Committee is proposing that necessary repairs be made to the Summerfield School building so that it can continue to be used as a school facility, thus postponing the closure of the Summerfield school, for now. Last year, the board voted to close the Summerfield school at the end of ... Read More »