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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.

Senator Moran elected to NRSC

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WASHINGTON, D.C – Today, U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) released the following statement after he was elected to serve as Chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC): “I would like to express gratitude to my colleagues for giving me the opportunity to serve as Chairman of the NRSC. The most important thing that determines the success of Republicans in 2014 ... Read More »

Lawsuit filed against the City of Beatrice

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A lawsuit against the City of Beatrice has been filed in Gage County District Court for nearly $217,000 by the former owners of the Villa motel.  Ray E. Scott of Endicott, operator of the Villa motel, said it cost him nearly $180,000 in profit and other expenses following the city’s condemnation of the building in 2010.  Scott allegedly says that ... Read More »

Three Options Being Considered For Baileyville School

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There are three options the USD 115 Board of Education is considering concerning  Baileyville High School.  The first option is to have all 6th-8th graders at Baileyville, 9th-12th and pre-Kindergarten thru 5th grade at Seneca.  The second option is to close the Baileyville facility and have all students attend the Seneca facility and the third option is to transition the ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes from 11-13-12

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Short $100,000 in a fundraising effort to purchase and renovate the former Union Pacific depot in Marysville as a community and events center, Landmark Enterprise representative Linda Swim Tuesday evening reluctantly advised the Marysville City Council that the group had raised $37,850 from some 80 donors, which left the effort short facing a deadline this week.  Landmark had initially been ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioner Minutes 11-13-12

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COMMISSION MINUTES, November 12, 2012   The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present:  Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, and Lou Kern, County Clerk.  Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, was attending ... Read More »

Washington County Fair board set for 2013

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Washington County Fair Board had their annual meeting last Tuesday.  Elected as officers this year are: President is Bill Keesecker, Vice President is Les Gauby, Secretary is Todd Lindquist, Treasurer is Kathy Richter and At-Large Members are Randy Hiestermann and Tim Klipp.  The Washington County Fair will be held July 16-21 with the theme being “Piecing it together in the ... Read More »

A “Merry”sville Christmas

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A “Merry”sville Christmas   Marysville Chamber of Commerce & Marysville Main Street to host celebration   The Marysville Chamber of Commerce and Marysville Main Street have joined forces to present A “Merry”sville Christmas.  The event will be a 3-day event on November 23rd, 24th & 25th and include the following:   Friday, November 23rd: Most stores open at 7 a.m. ... Read More »

Children’s Author and Illustrator in Marshall County This Week

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When retired elementary school teacher Judy Nagely returned from a trip to Kansas City, she brought back the name of a children’s author and illustrator that she thought should come to Marshall County – Jenny Whitehead. “Judy heard Jenny Whitehead speak at a conference, and she was impressed with her presentation,” explained Wayne Kruse, the arts cooperative’s executive director.  “She ... Read More »

Chili Cook-off and Chili Supper Coming Thurs. Nov. 29

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The Marysville Chamber of Commerce and Marysville Main Street are sponsoring their 3rd annual Chili Cook-off and Soup Supper, Thursday November 29th at the Helvering Center.  Entry fee is $15 and prizes will be awarded for the best chili, the hottest chili, and People’s Choice.  After the judging, the public is invited to come out for a Chili soup supper, ... Read More »

Salvation Army Looking For Volunteers To Ring Bells

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The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign is recruiting volunteers to ring bells.  Last year, $11,000 was raised, an all time high for Marshall County.  If you would like to volunteer to ring the bell at Walmart in Marysville this holiday season, call Dee at the Lincoln Center to sign up for a date and time at 629-8300.  All monies collected ... Read More »