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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.

Lease Arrangements workshop coming up soon

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Developing lease arrangements on pasture or cropland can be difficult, especially in today’s unpredictable markets and weather.  Workshops will be offered on January 15th at the American Legion in Concordia from 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. and January 16th at the Kloppenberg Center in Hanover from 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Read More »

Winter Ranch Management Seminar coming up soon

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The K-State Winter Ranch Management Seminar is held annually by broadcasting speakers to multiple locations across Kansas at the same time.  This year it will be held January 8th with nine different locations, the closest ones to RVED being held at the Manhattan campus and the Astra Bank in Belleville, KS.  This year’s topics will be Protection and Restoration of ... Read More »

KARL Program seeking applicants

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The KARL Program is seeking applicants for it’s next class and are available on the karlprogram.com website, beginning January 1st.  Forms need to be submitted by April 15th.  Once the deadline passes, applicants will undergo a screening process and up to 45 of the top candidates will be invited for personal interviews in May 2013.  New class members will be ... Read More »

Todd Becker Foundation to be in Belleville Monday

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The Todd Becker Foundation, a touring high school assembly organization out of Kearney NE, announced today its plans to bring their “New Year – New Life” event to Belleville High School in Belleville on December 31, 2012.  The night’s event will entail a special, New Year’s Eve outreach starting at 9:00 P.M and ending just after midnight, geared toward youth ... Read More »

Naaf Family loses everything in house fire

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The John and Katie Naaf family lost their house to a fire late Wednesday morning.  The Beattie, Summerfield, and Oketo Fire Departments responded to the fire, but by the time they got there, it was too far along to save the home.  Nobody was home at the time as the parents were at work and the kids were at a ... Read More »

Your donation would be gladly welcomed at any organization

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December typically brings a flurry of donations for worthy causes, as year-end tax planning considerations drive decisions.  Some worthwhile local endeavors to consider would include community foundations.  The Washington County Community Foundation annually supports a variety of community projects for the benefit of the county.  A matching program toward eight different causes was recently announced.  These include the Washington County ... Read More »

Holiday Hours at area Courthouses

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The Marshall County Courthouse will be closing at noon on Monday, December 24th and will remain closed on Tuesday, Christmas Day.  Marshall County Commissioners will have their weekly meeting on Monday December 24th beginning at 9 a.m.  The Washington County Courthouse will be closed all day Monday and Tuesday and the next Washington County Commissioners Meeting will be held on ... Read More »

Keep better track of your pets

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The Marysville Police Department is urging citizens to keep better track of their dogs and cats, as they have received many complaints in the past year about pets running loose around town.  According to Police Chief Todd Ackerman, when the police department picks up an animal, they are required to keep it for three days, then turn it over to ... Read More »

Marysville Chamber Annual Banquet January 12

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The Marysville Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting will be held Saturday, January 12th, beginning at 6 p.m. with Social Hour, followed by the meal at 7, at the Marysville American Legion.  The main course of the meal will be your choice of brisket and chicken breast.  A short meeting will follow the meal, followed by the entertainment.  The theme for ... Read More »

No major problems reported from snow storm

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2-3 inches of snow was the general snow total around the area as the first winter storm of the season came thru Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. Westar Energy reported scattered power outages and at one point they had about 13,000 customers without power for a time, generally around the Kansas City Metro area and extreme northeast Kansas.  Nemaha ... Read More »