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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.

Informational Meeting about Axtell Post Office Oct. 30


There will be an informational meeting at the Axtell American Legion on Tuesday October 30th beginning at 1 pm to discuss the Axtell Post Office.  This meeting will have to do with what the Post Office plans to do in the rural area’s.  Find out how it will affect you personally and your business. Read More »

Firefighters battle grass fire in Jefferson County


Jefferson County Firefighters battled a grass fire Tuesday afternoon about 10 miles southeast of Fairbury that burned nearly 80 acres of prairie grass.  The fire was caused by a Rotary Mower as it struck a rock or something that caused a spark.  High winds added to the challenge of putting the fire out. Read More »

Registered voters may now vote on advance ballots

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Registered voters may now vote an advance ballot for the Nov. 6 General Election, either by mail or in person at the County Clerk’s office.  To vote by mail, a person must complete an application form and return it to the county clerk’s office before a ballot can be mailed to them.  All application forms must be returned by November ... Read More »

Nice Crowd On Hand For Public Forum

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About 50 people were on hand for the Public Forum, which was sponsored by the Marysville Advocate, Blue Valley Telecommunications, and KNDY and held at Marysville City Hall Wednesday evening as the majority of the State and Local candidates running for office in the November 6 election were on hand to tell a little about themselves and answer some questions. ... Read More »

Beatrice VFW & Legion To Meet In Same Building

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Veterans in Beatrice are merging their groups to create one club that they all can belong to. American Legion Post 27 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1077 will join together and be known as the Veteran’s Club. The Legion Building in Beatrice will be the home base for the group, but each group will remain its own entity with ... Read More »

Open Enrollment for Medicare Part D taking place now


Open enrollment dates for 2013 Medicare Part D plans are now thru Dec. 7. In Washington County Deanna Turner will be available most Wednesdays, Oct. 24 thru Dec. 5 at the Washington County Extension Office. Jim beck will be available 2 Wednesdays, Nov. 7 and 28. Alison Mueller will be available on Thursdays, Oct 18 thru Dec. 6 to answer ... Read More »

Ribbon Cutting held at new Big Blue River Bridge


The new U.S. 77 Big Blue River Bridge near Blue Rapids is nearly completed. In a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday afternoon, signs were unveiled designating the bridge as the 1st Lt. Michael Hugh Breeding Memorial Bridge. Breeding was a member of the Marine Attack Squadron 122, Marine Air Group 13, 1st Marine Air Wing. On Feb. 12, 1970, he was ... Read More »

Long Time Valley Heights Teacher Passes Away


Long time Valley Heights VO-AG instructor and well respected FFA advisor Dan Palmateer passed away Sunday morning. He taught at Valley Heights High School for 37 years, from 1974-2011, and was also the girls basketball and track coach at various times throughout his career there. He was inducted into the Valley Heights Hall of Fame in 2011. His funeral service ... Read More »

Moderate Income Housing Awards Announced


TOPEKA – Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) is pleased to announce that eight communities will share $2.3 million in funding from the Corporation’s new Moderate Income Housing (MIH) Program. Developed in response to the increased need for higher income workforce housing throughout Kansas, the MIH program aims to help cities and counties develop new infrastructure and housing in rural areas. ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners Minutes 10-15-2012

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October 15, 2012   The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Robert S. Connell members and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved as ... Read More »