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Lawrence Man Arrested In Trailer Theft In Seneca

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Nemaha County authorities arrested a Lawrence man, 55-year-old James W. Boyd in connection with the theft of a trailer parked at a Seneca business. A citizen had taken the vehicle tag April 8, noticing the suspicious vehicle. A cut padlock was found at the scene. Follow up investigation led to a rural Marshall County residence, and Boyd was subsequently located and stopped north ... Read More »

Kirkpatrick Sworn In As New Wymore Chief Of Police

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The City of Wymore swore in Russell Kirkpatrick as new Chief of Police, after his appointment April 8. The 57-year-old most recently served as Police Chief in Eastvale, Texas, and had worked in law enforcement in the Omaha area as Cass County Deputy, along with ties to North Platte. He succeeds Bryan Davidson, who left after 17 years to serve as security ... Read More »

Landoll Corporation Named Business Of The Year; Marysville Chamber Site Of The Year

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Landoll Corporation was named business of the year, and the Marysville Chamber of Commerce/Marshall County Visitors Center named Site of the Year by RSVP of Northeast Kansas at their annual recognition banquet in Marysville April 8. RSVP volunteers assist the chamber and visitors center, with volunteers filling in for Secretary Brenda Staggenborg. RSVP also assists Marshall County tourism annually with tourism brochure ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Votes To Purchase Waterville Lumberyard

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Marshall County Commissioners met Monday, and voted to purchase the former Waterville Lumberyard, including most of four lots south of the Post Office, for $25,000. Commissioners later in the meeting met with the Public Works Director to discuss possible plans for demolition and reconstruction at the site. The Sheriff advised that he is advertising for a corrections officer, and when ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – April 14

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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 presented upon a motion ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. Chickens and tennis again dominated much of the discussion. Residents for and against an ordinance proposed which would allow keeping and raising chickens within the city limits spoke. An idea floated to allow a one year trial was brought forward. At the end, the ordinance failed on a 3-4 vote. Council expressed disappointment with ... Read More »

Fire Destroys Residence In Blue Springs

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A fire in Blue Springs early Monday afternoon destroyed a residence at 121 West Irving. The house had been damaged by fire twice in December, initially with what was believed to be an electrical fire December 15 that rekindled overnight. Origin of this week’s fire at the unoccupied residence was not determined. Read More »

Celebrate World Red Cross Day By Donating Blood

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OMAHA, Neb. (April 15, 2014) — World Red Cross Day is a time to recognize worldwide efforts to advocate for the relief of human suffering, whether from disease, disaster, war or famine. The American Red Cross encourages eligible individuals to support these humanitarian efforts by making an appointment to donate lifesaving blood this May. The need is constant, and all ... Read More »

National Public Safety Telecommunications Week Honors Dispatchers

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This week, April 13-19, is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, a week designated to honor those who perform dispatching duties for law enforcement. The week is sponsored by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International (APCO). Celebrated annually, the week honors the thousands of men and women who answer emergency calls; dispatch emergency professionals and equipment; and render life-saving assistance ... Read More »