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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.

Valley Heights High School celebrating Homecoming this week

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Valley Heights High School will be the first area school to celebrate Homecoming this year.  Their theme for the year is “BBQ the Buffaloes”, in reference to their opponent Friday night, the Onaga Buffaloes.  King candidates are Sheldon Kenworthy, Dylan Parker, and Alex Laughlin.  Queen candidates are Brooke Claycamp, Katelyn Musil, and Jessie Zidek.  The crowning ceremony will take place ... Read More »

Deadline approaching for Wymore Water Project

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The Wymore Rural Water Project will begin construction soon.  Landowners in the area have until Sept. 28th to become part of the project at a current hookup fee of $1,100.  After Sept. 28, the hookup fee will increase to $5,000.  170 of the area residents have signed up for the project.  The Lower Big Blue NRD is sponsoring the $3.2 ... Read More »

New Magistrate Judge to be sworn in

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Elizabeth ‘Libby’ Ensley Deiter will be sworn in as the new Magistrate Judge  of the 22nd Judicial District Court during a ceremony on Friday afternoon at 3 in the Nemaha County District Courtroom in Seneca.  She was appointed by Governor Sam Brownback in August to replace her husband, Steve Deiter, who stepped down in June with two years remaining on ... Read More »

Car Fire in Beatrice

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The Beatrice Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire in downtown Beatrice Friday afternoon about 3 p.m.  near Fifth and Court Street in front of Sunrise Bakery.  A Chevrolet Lumina had caught fire under the hood.  It’s thought the fire was started by an overheated wire.  No one was injured and the car was a total loss. Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners Minutes 9-10-12

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September 10, 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 8:45 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved as presented ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday night.  Several items were on the agenda, including the acceptance of the low bid put in by Vankirk Brothers for the waterline/water plant improvements project.  The low bid was $304,439.70. Linda Swim spoke about LandMark purchasing the Depot and the City buying the land around the Depot.  The city doesn’t want the depot because they don’t ... Read More »

Washington County Sheriff’s Report

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On August 28th on B Street 1/4 mile south of 7th Street in Washington Cindy Sawin, Washington driving a 2001 Chevrolet backed from parking lot and struck a 2006 GMC registered to Michael Woerner, Washington. Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, no injuries were reported. On September 2nd on Bismark Road 1/2 mile north of 2nd Road Stanley Ericson, Clifton ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners Minutes 9-10-12

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COMMISSION MINUTES, September 10, 2012 The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, September 10, 2012 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Present: Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner;Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney and Lou Kern, County Clerk. Absent: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner Vice Chairman Otott called ... Read More »

7th Annual FallFest this Saturday in Washington

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The 7th annual First National Bank FallFest is coming up this Saturday in Washington.  Events start at 7 am with breakfast at the Methodist Church. The car/truck show registration starts at 8:30.  Kids’ games and inflatables will open at 10:30 am.  The car show will run from 11-3.  At 1 pm is the tractor parade and the poker walk also ... Read More »

Dance Company in Marshall County next week

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The Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Company will be in Marshal County next week for 3 days to give a public performance and to work with area school children.  The company will perform “The Best of The Best” next Monday, Sept. 17th at 7 pm at the Marysville High School Auditorium.  There is no admission charge.  The performance will be sponsored by ... Read More »