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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.

Highway sign replacement to begin soon

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On Tuesday, January 22, a highway signing replacement project will begin covering U.S. 36 in Doniphan, Brown, Nemaha, and Marshall Counties, K-87 and K-178 in Nemaha County, and K-120 in Doniphan County. Project work includes the removal and replacement of various highway signing. Work will take place during daylight hours, Monday through Friday, with some occasional Saturday work. The majority ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners Minutes 1-14-2013

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January 14, 2013   The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Thomas K. Holle, Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Robert S. Connell members; and Sonya L. Stohs, CountyClerk 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 were ... Read More »

RSVP honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. by collecting eyeglasses

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The country celebrates Martin Luther King Day on January 21 this year.  RSVP will honor Dr. King throughout the month of January by collecting eyeglasses the entire month  for the Lions Club. Donating used eye glasses, lenses or frames can change someone’s life. Please consider donating those glasses you are not using in your drawer so that someone else can ... Read More »

BVTC announces new GM/CEO

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Home, Kan. — Jan. 14, 2013 — The Board of Directors of Blue Valley Tele-Communications, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Thomason as BVTC’s general manager and chief executive officer effective Jan. 1, 2013. Thomason brings more than 32 years of relevant industry experience to his new role. “We welcome Brian’s experience and leadership to the BVTC ... Read More »

Lease arrangements workshop this Wednesday in Hanover

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River Valley Extension District will be sponsoring a workshop on developing lease arrangements this Wednesday running from 10 am to 12:30 pm at the Kloppenberg Center in Hanover. A survey was sent out last fall to area producers and landowners and the results of the survey will be presented as a starting point for landowners and tenants in updating lease agreements. This ... Read More »

Knowledge at Noon program this Wednesday in Marysville

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K-State Research and Extension’s “Knowledge at Noon” program continues this Wednesday when Brian Hansen, the Radon Action Coordinator for K-State Research and Extension presents “Radon 101 – What does everyone need to know.”  He’ll explain how radon gets into your home, how to test for it, and how to reduce high levels of radon in your home.  This free program ... Read More »

Candace Wright new Chamber President

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The Marysville Chamber of Commerice held their annual meeting Saturday evening at the American Legion, with about 175 in attendance.  The new chamber President for 2013 is Candace Wright with Blue Valley Telecommunications and Vice President is Phil Landoll with Landoll Corporation.  New board members coming on this year include Stephanie Ingersoll of Reflections Hallmark, Alyssa Feldkamp of Feldkamp Furniture, ... Read More »

Marshall County Historic Society honors 4 businesses over 100 years old

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Marshall County Historical Society at their annual meeting Monday in Marysville, recognized four Marysville businesses over 100 years old.  The honorees are Schmidt and Koester Exchange Bank, now United Bank founded in 1870, Marysville Mutual Insurance company, 1889, Ackerman’s Jewelry, now 4 Karats, 1893, and Citizens State Bank, 1905.  Last year, three Bremen businesses were also recognized for century status.  ... Read More »

City of Marysville continues water tower project

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The City of Marysville will be taking the main water tower, located at 17th and Center, out of service for a while on Tuesday morning, beginning at approximately 9:30 to allow for construction crews to install new valves and piping.  Most residents and businesses won’t notice a difference, but those within several blocks of the water tower will notice lower ... Read More »