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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.

Washington County Commissioners Minutes 10-15-2012


COMMISSION MINUTES,October 15, 2012   The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, October 15, 2012 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present:  Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner; Elizabeth Hiltgen,County Attorney, and Lou Kern,County Clerk. Chairman Mueller called the meeting to ... Read More »

House Fire Early Sunday In Marysville


The Marysville Fire Department responded to a house fire at 900 Carolina early Sunday morning. Crews were called out around 3 a.m. to the Lynn and Kandy Haverkamp home, located just west of the Marysville Elementary School. First reports were that there were people trapped inside, however that was not the case. The Haverkamps and their children were out of ... Read More »

Road Work To Begin In Washington Monday


Crews are scheduled to begin construction at the intersection of 6th and B Street in Washington on Monday, October 22nd, for a street surface and curb/gutter project. B Street will be closed from 5th Street to Highway 36. 6th Street will be closed from C Street to A Street. There will be a marked detour coming from the north. The ... Read More »

Centralia Honors Riggins Family


Centralia schools honored the Riggins family, Eugene, Mildred, Frank, John, and Bill Friday night by dedicating the field and naming it “Riggins Field.” Frank, John, and Bill were on hand for the ceremony prior to the game with Troy. Centralia Athletic Director Larry Glatczak said the ceremony included the entire Centralia and Troy teams lining up on both sides of ... Read More »

USD 364 Board of Education Minutes 10-10-2012


Accepted the following donations: Received $200.00 to KSCFL fromChadand Sue Rhodes. Received $50.00 to KSCFL from the Advocate. Received $7,950.00 in donations to the Bulldog Club. Received $7,375.00 in donations to the Athletic/Activity Account. Received $292.00 from Tom Knott for football field paint. Received $300 for the secondary library from an anonymous donor. 2011-12 Donations Received: Received $400 from Landoll ... Read More »

New pre-K thru 4th Grade school planned in Axtell


A committee has recommended that a new elementary school building be built in Axtell for pre-kindergarten thru 4th grade.  The USD 113 Board of Education has already planned to close the elementary school in Summerfield at the end of the current school year.  The Board will have the architectural firm Hansen and Associates work with the building committee on designs. Read More »

Sen. Moran taking applications for U.S. Service Academy


Senator Jerry Moran is now accepting applications to a United State Service Academy.  He’ll appoint Kansans to the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, NY; the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD; the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO; and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY.  All application material is due by Oct. 1st.  After ... Read More »

Leadership Marshall County Trailblazing Class Announced


The Leadership Marshall County Trailblazing Class was announced Thursday night at a social at the Weaver Hotel in Waterville.  This year’s class will consist of Angie Armstrong of Frankfort, Paul Byers of Marysville, Alyce Dressman of Frankfort, Rebecca Frerking of Washington, Todd Frye of Marysville, Scott Keller of Marysville, Linda Knott of Marysville, Ashley Kracht of Marysville, Jamie Lienemann of ... Read More »

Budgets set up for Gage and Nemaha Counties


A proposed 2013 budget that collects $6.2 million in property and personal property taxes has been approved by the Nemaha County Commissioners.  The 2013 budget will see a $1.9 million decrease in expenditures from 2012.  Road and Bridge spending will be capped at $3.68 million, general fund spending at $2.6 million, employee benefits at $1.38 million, and law enforcement at ... Read More »

Highway 36 Treasure Hunt coming thru the area


The Highway 36 Treasure Hunt will be rolling through Nemaha, Marshall, and Washington Counties this weekend.  City Wide Garage Sales are planned in Marysville and Washington with maps available at convenience stores and grocery stores in both towns.  There are 66 garage sales listed on the map in Marysville and 45 garage sales on the map in Washington.  There will ... Read More »