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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.

Two Benefit Soup Dinners Planned For Saturday

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Washington Fire Department will host a benefit soup dinner Saturday at 5 pm for Troy Miller, local firefighter and carpenter who fell and broke both his wrists recently.  The dinner will be at the Washington Firehouse.  Donations are also being accepted for the Troy Miller Family, which includes 6 children. The Barnes Fire Department is hosting a benefit soup dinner ... Read More »

Christmas Celebrations Planned In Area Communities Saturday

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Christmas celebrations are planned for Saturday evening in area communities.  Summerfield Community will host a soup dinner at the Classic Café from 5-7 and the Transue Brothers Blacksmith Shop will be open beginning at 5 featuring Pioneer Christmas Décor, to include a live lighting of the tree at 7 and 8 pm. The Hollenberg Station State Historic Site northeast of ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes

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The Marysville City Council extended the contract of City Administrator Rick Shain for one year at the City Council Meeting Monday night.  The council also voted to repeal the closing of streets along the 7th Street corridor north of highway 36, from the northside of Carolina Street to the south side of Calhoun Street.  The streets had been vacated since ... Read More »

Joekel Pleads Not Guilty

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Kyle Joekel, the man Gage County authorities searched for for a year after he led them on a high speed chase, that ended in Oketo, for making terroristic threats at a bar in Barneston and now under arrest in Louisiana for first degree murder charges of 2 Louisiana Sheriff’s deputies, which happened almost a year to the day of the ... Read More »

Cortland Man Turns Himself In

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William Price, the 43 year old Cortland man that authorities have been looking for since last Friday evening, turned himself in to the Gage County Sheriff’s Office late Tuesday morning.  Price allegedly grabbed a .22 caliber pistol Friday evening and began firing shots while his wife fled the house.  She estimates he shot the pistol 20-25 times.  Authorities surrounded the ... Read More »

2 people injured in 2 vehicle accident Sunday

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A two vehicle accident at the Herkimer corner on Highway 36 Sunday sent 2 people to the hospital with minor injuries.  Helen Kraemer of Manhattan was southbound on 6th Road and failed to stop at the stop sign on U.S. 36 and struck an eastbound vehicle driven by Marvin Roper of Hanover.  Roper’s vehicle then rolled over onto it’s top ... Read More »

KHP Thanksgiving Weekend numbers up from last year

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The Kansas Highway Patrol is releasing its Thanksgiving weekend holiday activity. The reporting period for the holiday weekend ran from 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21, through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 25. During that time, the Patrol worked two fatal crashes, which resulted in two fatalities. One of the fatal crashes was alcohol-related. Information in the table is compared ... Read More »

Chili Cookoff Cancelled

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The Chili Cookoff and feed that the Marysville Chamber was hosting this Thursday at the Helvering Center has been cancelled due to lack of competitors.  This would have been the 3rd annual event. Read More »

Congressman Huelskamp to be in Seneca Saturday

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Kansas 1st District Congressman Tim Huelskamp will be in Seneca this Saturday, Dec. 1st for a Town Hall Meeting.  He’ll be at the Cornerstone Coffee Haus  at 431 Main Street in Seneca from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday to hear from his constituents on issues that will be brought up in the new Congress.  The public is invited to attend. Read More »

Home City Post Office Hours Set

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In an update to our story about area post offices having shortened hours, the proposed hours at Home City Post Office were 8 to 10 a.m., however they have now been set  for 9 to 11 a.m. Monday thru Friday.  Elaine Roever, Postmaster-relief at Home City, said they had received a letter from the U.S. Postal Service late last week ... Read More »