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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.

School Intruder Drill this evening in Marysville

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Marshall County Emergency Management Director Bill Schwindamann, Jr. wants residents of Marysville to know that they will be conducting a school intruder drill this evening at Marysville High School.  They may be blocking off a few streets during the drill, between about 6 and 8 pm.  Also, several emergency vehicles may be around the area, so don’t be alarmed to ... Read More »

Baileyville man to be arraigned June 27

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Eugene Dale Ackerman, age 43 of Baileyville, waved his preliminary hearing Tuesday in Nemaha County District Court and was bound over on nine felony charges, which include three counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, two counts of aggravated criminal sodomy, two counts of indecent solicitation of a child and one count each of lewd and lascivious behavior and ... Read More »

Washington County will be abuzz this weekend

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Washington County will be abuzz this weekend with both the Linn Picnic and the Washington Rodeo going on. The Linn Picnic begins Thursday evening at 6:30 with the parade and the carnival open from 6-10 pm. Free entertainment by Jim Barnes and his band and musician Bailey Wilton will also take place Thursday night along with fireworks after dark. Friday night the carnival ... Read More »

Marshall County does not have an all clear sounder in event of a tornado

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Marshall County Emergency Management Director Bill Schwindamann, Jr. would like to remind residents of Marshall County that in the event of a tornado, as was the case last week, that when the tornado siren sounds, it will continue to sound until the threat of severe weather has passed, however there will not be an “all-clear” siren. There was some confusion last ... Read More »

5th Street in Beatrice now open to two-way traffic. Use Caution!

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Just a friendly reminder that 5th Street in Beatrice is now a two-way street. It opened to traffic on Monday and Gage County authorities have been watching the area from Lincoln to Ella Streets, as there have been several vehicles using the wrong lane and verbal warnings have been given, as will be the case for the next few weeks while ... Read More »

Marshall & Washington Wheat Plot tours next Wednesday

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Both the Marshall and Washington County Wheat Plot tours have been scheduled for next Wednesday, June 12. The Marshall County Wheat Plot Tour will begin at 5:30 pm, with the plot located just over a mile north of Axtell on 30th Road. The Washington County plot is located from Linn, four miles south on Osage Road to 5th Road, then one mile ... Read More »

Palmer Playground completed in just 2 days!!

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The community of Palmer has a new playground in the park after the community raised the $30,000 needed, and it was built in just 2 days!! May 17 and 18 many volunteers put the playground equipment together, completing the project ahead of schedule. However, there was a delay in allowing kids to play on it until last week while they waited on ... Read More »

Melanie Bryant newest council member in Washington

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Melanie Bryant was sworn in as the newest member of the Washington City Council Monday night. She was appointed to the position by Mayor Ryan Kern to fill his position after he became Mayor following the death of then mayor Harold Jones. Melanie and her husband Marc have 5 children and she also has two step daughters. She is the manager of ... Read More »

Garden Club to hold open meeting Tuesday

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The Marysville Garden Club will hold an open meeting to the public Tuesday, June 4 beginning at 1 pm at City Hall. Torey Butler will speak about the Community Gardens. Everyone is invited to attend. Read More »

New Principal hired at Valley Heights High School

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The Valley Heights Board of Education hired a new Junior-Senior High Principal in a special meeting on May 21 after Don Potter resigned earlier this year, effective July 31. He will become principal of an intermediate school in Neodesha on August 1. Shelly Swayne of Solomon was hired. She has been principal at Solomon High School since 2010. Prior to that she was assistant ... Read More »