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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.

Marshall County Commissioners Minutes 1-7-2013

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The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Robert S. Connell 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 were approved as presented upon ... Read More »

School Board Positions up for Election in April

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A reminder those wishing to file for the April City and School election need to do so by noon Tuesday, January 22nd. Positions up for election on the county school boards, with who is the current board member, include, for Marysville, USD 364, Position 4, Jada Ackerman of Marysville, position 5, Michelle Reinhart of Marysville, and Position 6, Sandy Wilson ... Read More »

300 gallons of diesel fuel stolen near Baileyville

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The Nemaha County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the theft of nearly 300 gallons of diesel fuel from two semi’s parked near 192nd and D Road north of Baileyville. The theft occurred sometime between 8 and 11 am on New Year’s Day. The approximate cost of the fuel was $1,200. Anyone with any information is asked to call the Nemaha County ... Read More »

New Year’s Babies have arrived!

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It took less than a week for all three area hospitals to have their First baby of the New Year arrive. Community Memorial Hospital in Marysville only had to wait about 6 hours for the new bundle of joy to arrive, as Abigail Elizabeth Arroyo made her appearance at 6:05 a.m. on New Year’s Day. She weighed in at 7 ... Read More »

K-99 in Wamego to be closed Wednesday thru Friday

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EXPECT DELAYS! All lanes of K-99 in Wamego in Pottawatomie County will be CLOSED for a Union Pacific railroad crossing replacement project beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 9 and reopening to all traffic at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, January 11, weather permitting. (This was originally scheduled for December 20-21, 2012 but was canceled due to winter weather.) A ... Read More »

Rod Stewart elected President of Kansas Association of School Boards

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The Vice-President of the Washington County School District, Rod Stewart, was elected President-elect designee by the Kansas Association of School Boards delegate assembly on December 2nd in Topeka. Stewart will serve as President-elect starting July 1 and take the office of President of the Association on July 1, 2014. He has served on many committees for the association, including the ... Read More »

Community Garden Grants available

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Grants up to $5,000 are available by the Kansas Health Foundation, in cooperation with K-State Research and Extension, for a Kansas Community Garden Grant. Applications will be accepted thru January 15. The program was introduced last year to encourage gardening as a healthy physical activity and to teach garden skills while encouraging gardeners of all ages to learn more about ... Read More »

Grant Opportunities available thru Kansas Humanities Council

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The Kansas Humanities Council has announced grant opportunities available to Kansas nonprofits in 2013. The council grants support projects that use the humanities to connect people with ideas, places, and history. Eligible projects include, but are not limited to, museum exhibitions and short films that strengthen community and encourage discussions, oral history, photograph digitization, and research projects. 2013 grant deadlines ... Read More »

Filing deadline quickly approaching

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Filing deadline for the April city and school election is coming up soon. If you want to file to run for city council or school board, you must have your application in by noon January 22nd. If a primary election is necessary, it will be held February 26th and the General Election would be April 2nd. Voter registration deadline for ... Read More »

Seneca filing for KDOT grant to complete downtown

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A grant through the Kansas Department of Transportation will be submitted by the City of Seneca to help fund the rebuilding of the remaining four block original brick surface of Main Street from 7th to 10th Street. This will be Phase 2 of the project and it’s projected to cost $1.5 million. A 20% minimum local match would be required ... Read More »