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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.

Careful Of The Deer!!

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It’s deer mating season as October to December sees a spike in the number of deer accidents.  Some tips to follow to try and avoid a deer accident include scanning the roadway and shoulders ahead of you.  Use high-beams if there’s no oncoming traffic, and if a collision is unavoidable, apply the breaks firmly and stay in your lane.  Swerving to avoid ... Read More »

Jefferson County To Vote On Having 5 Commissioners

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Jefferson County is considering adding 2 commissioners to it’s board.  Voter’s will decide whether or not to make it a 5 person board.  The three-person committee of County Clerk Sandra Stelling, County Attorney Linda Bauer and County Treasurer Leroy Bast would select 2 additional commissioners to serve at-large until redistricting takes effect.  If it passes, commissioners would represent approximately 1,500 ... Read More »

Gage County Polling Locations

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Elm, Sicily, Glenwood, and Paddock Townships will vote at the Odell Community Building at 202 Main St. in Odell. Filley, Logan, Rockford, and Sherman Townships will vote at the Filley Community Building in Filley. Blakely, Midland, Lincoln, and Riverside Townships will vote at the 4-H Building at the Gage County Fairgrounds in Beatrice. Wymore area Ward 1 and 2, Island ... Read More »

Marshall County Polling Locations

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Bigelow Township, Clear Fork Township, Cleveland Township, Noble Township, Vermillion Township, and Wells Township will vote at the Annunciation Cigna Center , 402 N. Maple in Frankfort. Lincoln and Murray Township will vote at the Axtell American Legion, 207 5th St. in Axtell. The Marysville Moose Lodge at 03 11th Rd in Marysville will be the voting place for those ... Read More »

Cold Weather Rule In Effect

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The Cold weather rule has taken effect and will remain in effect through March 31st.  The Cold weather rule prohibits utility companies from disconnecting a customer’s natural gas or electric service during extreme cold periods.  The rule also requires the utility companies to offer a 12 month payment plan that allows cunsumers to maintain or re-establish utility service. Read More »

Special Question On Every Ballot in Kansas

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One of the questions on every ballot in the State of Kansas will be dealing with the way watercraft is taxed in Kansas.  It’s currently taxed as personal property.  A vote for the amendment would allow the Legislature to separately classify and tax watercraft or to exempt watercraft from property taxes and impose another form of tax.  A vote against ... Read More »

Special Election in Washington County Dec. 11th

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There will be a special election in Washington County on December 11th, giving voters a chance to approve or deny the Washington County Public Building Commission’s effort to issue revenue bonds which would be used to build an addition on to the Washington County Hospital and to also renovate the existing location into a medical clinic.  The project was approved ... Read More »

Washington County School District Wins $10,000

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The Washington County School District has selected as a $10,000 winner in the Monsanto Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education.  This program gives farmers the opportunity to nominate their public school district to apply for a merit-based grant to enhance math and science education.  After a three-tier grant review process, Washington County was selected as one of ten winners in ... Read More »