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Marysville Eliminated From Transload Shipping Facility Consideration


Marysville was eliminated for consideration as a site for a Transload Shipping facility proposed by the Kansas Department of Transportation. Economic development leaders had hoped that the communities’ location on the Union Pacific mainline, and the intersection of two U.S. Highways would be a contributing factor. Seven finalist communities were announced, including Abilene, Concordia, El Dorado, Garden City, Great Bend, ...

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Presentation Explores Legacy of African American Baseball Team


Blue Rapids, Kan. – The Blue Rapids Historical Society will host “The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown,” a presentation and discussion by Phil S. Dixon on July 25, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Blue Rapids Museum, #36, Public Square. Members of the community are invited to attend the free program. Contact Lori Parker at 785-363-7228 for more information. The ...

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Injury Accident Reported Thursday Near Marysville


An injury accident was reported a mile and half east of Marysville Thursday afternoon, around 3:40 p.m. Kenneth Hilton, 19, of Marysville, apparently failed to stop at U.S. Highway 36 while northbound on 13th Road and collided with a high wheel sprayer driven by Robert Holle, 31, of Marysville. Hilton was transported to Community Memorial Hospital for injuries, Holle was ...

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Open Letter From USD 364 Superintendent Bill Mullins


Dear Bulldog Family, I wanted to take a few minutes to talk about an issue that has been in the news extensively over the past couple of weeks related to Teacher Licensure and the Coalition of Innovative School Districts.  USD 364 joined the Coalition of Innovative School Districts in January of 2015. First, we joined the Coalition with the primary ...

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Marysville City Council Meeting Notes – July 13th


The Marysville City Council met Monday. Members had received comment regarding location of a dog park, which was proposed in the area where the sand volleyball courts are located at Lakeview Sports Complex. A lengthy discussion regarding alternate sites followed, with no decisions. A proposal by the Travel and Tourism Committee for Black Squirrels on Parade was given approval. Plans are to erect an information ...

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Marysville USD 364 One Of Six Kansas Districts Allowed To Hire Unlicensed Teachers


On the heels of a decision Tuesday by the State Board of Education, Marysville would be among six school districts in Kansas allowed waiver of teacher licensing requirements. The effort was greatly debated, and controversial. Proponents, including the Kansas Association of School Boards, and superintendents of the innovative school districts, were in favor of the decision citing greater flexibility in hiring candidates with ...

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Beatrice Schools Sending $33.9 Million Dollar Bond Issue To Mail In Vote


  At a special meeting last week, the Beatrice Board of Education approved sending a $33.9 million bond issue to voters for consideration with a special mail in ballot in September. The proposal would include construction of a new elementary school near U.S. Highway 136 and 33rd street in east Beatrice. A survey firm contracted by the district indicated that 57% ...

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Nemaha County Commission Meeting Minutes – July 13, 2015


—These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. July 13, 2015 Unofficial The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, July 13, 2015 in the Commissioner’s Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Dennis Henry leading the flag salute. Present also were ...

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Marysville Police Hosting Self-Defense Class August 1st


Marysville Police will be hosting a self defense class on August 1 from 9am -12 pm at Marysville City Hall. The class is FREE. Please call 785-562-2343 to get enrolled. This is open to any adults over 18. Enroll your wife, grandparent, or elderly parent and even yourself. Marysville Police  will also display products from Sabre. Fact: Over 10,000 college ...

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