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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.

Fire hydrants not possible with Gage County Rural Water Project

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Gage County Supervisors were hoping to install fire hydrants and fire truck fill up points along the rural water project near Wymore, however that will not be possible.  According to Ted McIntyre, the project engineer, fire hydrants being added to the line will not be possible because the system was designed for drinking water.  The line will run from just ... Read More »

K-99 near Beattie to be closed all day Sunday

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All lanes of K-99 near Beattie will be closed all day Sunday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting, for a Union Pacific Railroad crossing replacement project.  A marked detour will be provided.  The detour will take you from K-99 to US 36 to US 77 to Nebraska Road 8 and then back to K-99.  Drivers should expect some ... Read More »

Marysville FFA Alumni to hold annual membership drive

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The Marysville FFA Alumni will have it’s annual membership drive  this Monday at the Marysville Livestock.  A meal will be served at 6:30 p.m. followed by a presentation by Kansas State University Agriculture Economist Ted Schroeder. The public is invited to attend. Read More »

Marysville Main Street Board announced for 2013

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The Marysville Main Street 2013 Board was announced recently.  President will be Mary Kueny, Paula Landoll-Smith will be Vice President, Treasurer is Nick Schaefer, and Secretary is Allie Argo.  Connie Ackerman and Lori Snellings were announced as new board members.  Boundaries were also extended to include the Evangelical United Church of Christ, the AT&T Building, and the Lee Dam Center.  ... Read More »

Annual Ag Expo coming up in Beatrice

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Annual Ag Expo Jan. 17 at SCC’s Beatrice Campus Dr. David Kohl, renowned agricultural economist and consultant, will be the featured speaker during the annual Ag Management Expo of Southeast Nebraska, scheduled for Jan. 17 in Beatrice. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside the Truman Center on Southeast Community College’s Beatrice Campus, 4771 W. ... Read More »

City notes from Washington and Marysville

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Here’s a note from the City of Marysville.  The Marysville Brush Dump will only be open on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 1-5 until further notice. And a note from the City of Washington.  The intersection of 6th and B Street in Washington reopened to traffic Thursday morning. Read More »

Mock accident staged at Washington County High School

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The Washington County High School staged a scary scene with a mock accident Wednesday afternoon in their parking lot. High School Teacher Deb Zabotrksky said the students didn’t go back to class and went out drinking and when they came back into town, they t-boned a vehicle that was leaving the parking lot. There were 3 “injuries” and 1 “fatality” ... Read More »

Chimney fire does little damage

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The Marysville Fire Department responded to a chimney fire south of Home City Wednesday night around 9:50, however the fire was pretty much out when firefighters arrived.  They checked the attic to make sure it hadn’t spread and were able to head back to the firehouse after a short time on the scene.  No major damage was done to the ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners Minutes 12-10-2012

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COMMISSION MINUTES, December 10, 2012   The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, December 10, 2012 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present:  Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner; Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, and Lou Kern, County Clerk.   Denae Dimler, ... Read More »

Washington County Hospital projects passes

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The hospital project in Washington County passed by a 2-1 vote Tuesday.  Nearly 50% of the registered voters turned out to vote for the project.  66% voted yes while 33% voted no.  As part of the project, the existing hospital will be remodeled into the new clinic and a wing will be added to the west end of the existing ... Read More »