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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 Storm Damage Report

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Washington, Palmer, Linn and Hanover seemed to take the brunt of the storm Saturday night as a severe thunderstorm and possibly a tornado did quite a bit of damage, especially in Washington. Sheriff Justin Cordry was driving down Main Street in Washington when the storm hit and he believes damage in Washington was caused by a tornado, maybe not on the ... Read More »

USD 498 to hold special Board Meeting Tuesday evening

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There’s going to be a Special USD 498 Board of Education Meeting Tuesday evening beginning at 7:15 at the Valley Heights High School. Items on the agenda include consideration and possible approval of Administrative Contract, Certified Contract, and Supplemental Contract. Read More »

Area Valedictorians and Salutatorians

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Area Graduations were able to be completed before the stormy weather moved into the area Sunday afternoon, although it did force the Marysville Graduation to be moved inside. Valedictorians and Salutatorians were announced at the commencement exercises. There were 4 Valedictorians at Axtell and they were Kendra Holthaus, Aaron Schmelzle, Audry Schmitz, and Laura Heiman. The other Valedictorians were Dani Schwarz of Marysville, ... Read More »

K-State Rodeo Queen to be at Washington County Rodeo

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Linn native, Lindy Singular, the current K-State Rodeo Queen, will be at the Washington County Rodeo June 7 and 8. She’s the daughter of Lee and Dee Dee Singular and was crowned the K-State Rodeo Queen back in March. She’s a member of the KSU Ag Econ Club and Block and Bridle, and the K-State Rodeo Club. She is a past rodeo queen ... Read More »

2013 Wheat Plot Tour is June 12

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The 2013 Marshall County Wheat Demonstration Plot Tour has been scheduled for Wednesday June 12 at 5:30 pm. In cooperation with Richard Holthaus of rural Axtell, the tour will be held a little over a mile north of Axtell on 30th Road. You’ll see 16 wheat varieties no-tilled into corn residue, including AgriPro’s Art, CJ, and Jackpot, Winterhawk, Oklahoma’s Ruby Lee and K-State’s ... Read More »

Bridges to be dedicated Monday

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The bridge on Highway 77 south of Marysville and the bridge west of town on Highway 36 will be named after two Marysville military servicemen who lost their lives in the Vietnam War. They will be dedicated Monday afternoon at 1 pm at Marysville City Hall with a sign unveiling ceremony. The bridge on Highway 77 will be named the SP4 Michael ... Read More »

Van crashes through front door of 12th St. Liquor

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BJ Patel of Marysville drove through the front doors of 12th Street Liquor early Monday evening. According to the report from the Marysville Police Department, Patel was driving a 2011 Toyota Sienna van at about 6:20 Monday evening when he drove through the front doors, damaging the front door and walls of the building. Alcohol was a factor in the accident. Read More »

Season Swimming Passes can only be bought at City Hall

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The Marysville City Pool will open for the season on Sunday May 26. Season passes are being sold and can only be purchased at Marysville City Hall from 8-5 Monday thru Friday. Season prices are 3 and under get in free, ages 4-10 are $35 for the season and 11 and older are $40. Family season passes are $75. Daily prices at the Marysville ... Read More »

Eight Area Graduations to be held this weekend

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The 8 remaining area high schools will hold their commencement exercises this weekend. Axtell High School will have 19 in the Class of 2013 as they will have their tassels turned at 2 pm Saturday. 20 seniors will graduate from Valley Heights High School on Saturday, also starting at 2 pm. Sunday Morning, Baileyville B&B will hold their next to last graduation at ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioner Minutes 5-13-2013

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  The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, May 13, 2013 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present:   Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairwoman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Gary Ouellette, 3rd District Commissioner; and Denae Dimler, County Clerk.   Next regular meeting will be Monday, May 20, 2013 at ... Read More »