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Area Schools receive Physical Education Grant

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Schools in Washington, Marshall, and Nemaha Counties have teamed up to secure a grant from the Carol M. White Physical Education Program.  The grant is worth $830,000!  It will involve the schools of Valley Heights, Washington County, Nemaha Valley, Axtell/Summerfield, and Wetmore schools.  This was the only grant funded for this year in the State of Kansas.  The money will ... Read More »

Tuttle Creek Violation Reminders

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Tuttle Creek is now more than 11 feet below its normal pool elevation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wants to remind the public of activities that are prohibited on the newly exposed lake bed. Common violations include driving along the shoreline, disturbing historic or cultural resource sites, and using metal detectors outside of the lake’s park areas. Persons ... Read More »

Engel New Gage County Highway Superintendent

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The Gage County Board of Supervisor’s have named Galen Engel as highway superintendent.  He had been the interim highway superintendent for over a year now, replacing Marlin Kliewer, who resigned in August 2011.  Engel will make $59,000 a year plus benefits.  He was making over $53,000 as assistant highway superintendent with interim head superintendent duties in 2011-2012. Read More »

Overlay Projects Planned in Marshall County

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A recycle and overlay project will take place on U.S. Highway 77 north of Marysville, a more than 11 mile stretch, up to the Nebraska State Line.  Bettis Asphalt and Construction, Inc of Topeka won the bid, which will cost more than $988,000.  Hall Brothers, Inc of Marysville will overlay 3 1/2 miles of K-233 from the junction with U.S. ... Read More »

Water Plant improvement underway in Marysville

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The first phase of the water plant improvement plan is underway in Marysville.  This week they started putting down new 10 inch waterline across from the Marysville water tower on Highway 36 and it will extend from 17th Street westward to 14th Street.  There is a water line currently running under Highway 36 and this project will eliminate that.  There ... Read More »

Wildlife checkpoints in NE Kansas

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The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism along with local law enforcement officials will be conducting joint checkpoints in Northeast Kansas in early December.  These checkpoints are intended to enforce state and federal wildlife laws and state’s driver’s licensing laws.  There will be two stages of checkpoints.  The first stage will be local officials checking that drivers are properly ... Read More »

Turtle Island Quartet in Marysville Tuesday

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Turtle Island Quartet to Arrive Next Week Holiday Concert Scheduled for Tuesday Evening After months of intricate planning and preparation, members of the Marshall County Arts Cooperative are ready for the arrival of their next visiting artist, Turtle Island Quartet.  The string chamber ensemble will be in the area Tuesday, December 4; they will perform a concert, “A Solstice Celebration,” ... Read More »

Two Benefit Soup Dinners Planned For Saturday

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Washington Fire Department will host a benefit soup dinner Saturday at 5 pm for Troy Miller, local firefighter and carpenter who fell and broke both his wrists recently.  The dinner will be at the Washington Firehouse.  Donations are also being accepted for the Troy Miller Family, which includes 6 children. The Barnes Fire Department is hosting a benefit soup dinner ... Read More »

Christmas Celebrations Planned In Area Communities Saturday

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Christmas celebrations are planned for Saturday evening in area communities.  Summerfield Community will host a soup dinner at the Classic Café from 5-7 and the Transue Brothers Blacksmith Shop will be open beginning at 5 featuring Pioneer Christmas Décor, to include a live lighting of the tree at 7 and 8 pm. The Hollenberg Station State Historic Site northeast of ... Read More »