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Legislative Forum to be held this Saturday in Marysville

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There’s going to be a legislative forum this Saturday morning at Marysville City Hall, with rolls and coffee being served starting at 9 am and the forum will begin at promptly 9:30 am. Rep. Sharon Schwartz of Washington and Senator Elaine Bowers of Concordia will be here to speak and take questions. This forum is held annually by the Marysville Chamber of Commerce. Read More »

Chapman Student Wins National High School Spirit Award

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Justin Volkman, a student-athlete at Chapman High School, has been selected as the 2013 Section 5 recipient of the “National High School Spirit of Sport Award” by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). This marks the first time a Kansas nomination has been selected as a section recipient. The National High School Spirit of ... Read More »

Utility Maintenance To Affect Waterville & Frankfort Internet & Phone Subscribers

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Blue Valley Telecommunications, Inc. will be performing maintenance on services provided to Waterville and Frankfort overnight tonight. The outage will affect internet and telephone services in the two communities and last approximately 30 minutes. The window for maintenance is between midnight and 5 a.m. on Thursday. Customers with questions should contact Blue Valley Telecommunications, Inc. at (877) 876-1228. Read More »

Washington County Relay For Life Kickoff is this Monday

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The Washington County Relay for Life Committee is holding a kick off meeting at 7 pm this Monday, March 4, at the Zion Lutheran Parish Hall in Hanover.  They will have information on the upcoming Relay for Life.  For more information on the meeting or if you would like to volunteer on the committee, call Joni Duis at 268-0644 or ... Read More »

Marysville City Council votes not to buy UP Depot

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The Marysville City Council voted Monday night not to purchase the U.P. Depot and the property around it.  A motion was made to purchase the land around it for just over $97,000 and it was voted down 5-3.  The U.P. Depot was scheduled for demolition earlier this month, but they held off pending the outcome of the City Council decision.  ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners Minutes 2-25-2013

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The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, February 25, 2013 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present:  Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Gary Ouellette, 3rd District Commissioner; and Denae Dimler, County Clerk.   Chairman Mueller called the meeting to order.   Next regular meeting ... Read More »

Annual Pony Express Re-ride to be held June 17-27

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The annual Pony Express re-ride will take place June 17-27 with the ride starting in St. Joseph, MO this year going westward to Sacramento, CA. It’s a 10 day, 24 hours a day, non stop event by more than 600 riders and horses over the 1,966 mile stretch of the Pony Express National Historic Trail. The re-ride will of course ... Read More »

Gage County Fair to be held July 24-28

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The Gage County Fair will be held July 24-28 this year in Beatrice. Evening entertainment includes Country Singer Justin Moore on July 24 and Gloriana on July 25. Races will be held the evening of July 26 at Beatrice Motor Speedway, with Eve of Destruction on July 27, and late model racing on July 28. Tickets are on sale at ... Read More »

Force elected Co-President of NTCA

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Terry Force, president of Blue Valley Telecommunications of Home City, has been elected co-president of the National Telecommunications Cooperative’s 2013 Board of Directors. He was elected at the Rural Telecom Industry Meeting and EXPO held in Lake Buena Vista, FL. He has been on the Blue Valley board of directors since 1990 and has also represented NTCA’s Region 7 on ... Read More »

Marysville Firemen respond to car fire

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The Marysville Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire last Monday near 12th and Broadway in Marysville. Jason Brown of Marysville was eastbound on Highway 36 when his vehicle caught fire due to transmission trouble.  He pulled into the Citizens State Bank ATM drive through.  The Ford Explorer was a total loss. No injuries were reported. Read More »