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Informational Meeting Set Regarding Proposed Marysville Pool

There will be informational meetings on the new proposed pool for Marysville coming up Tuesday, October 23rd and again October 30th at 6 p.m. each evening at the Marysville City Hall. Mayor Bill Phillipi and Council Members will be on hand to answer questions concerning the new pool.  Mayor Phillipi will be our guest on our public affairs program this ...

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Unemployment Rates Fall In Northeast Kansas

Unemployment rates fell throughout most of Northeast Kansas last month. Marshall County had an unemployment rate of 3.6%, Washington County was at 3.3%, Nemaha County was at 3.0%, Riley County was at 3.9%, and Pottawatomie County was at 4.3%. Statewide the jobless rate fell below 6% for the first time since December 2008 at 5.9%, down from 6.2% in August.

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New Tire & Mechanical Shop Set To Open In Washington

There’s a new tire repair shop and mechanical service center going up on Highway 15 in Washington.  It’s expected to open in early November, according to owner Gary Stone.  It will be called Stone’s Southside Service.  He’ll incorporate his towing business into the building.

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Firefighters battle grass fire in Jefferson County

Jefferson County Firefighters battled a grass fire Tuesday afternoon about 10 miles southeast of Fairbury that burned nearly 80 acres of prairie grass.  The fire was caused by a Rotary Mower as it struck a rock or something that caused a spark.  High winds added to the challenge of putting the fire out.

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Registered voters may now vote on advance ballots

Registered voters may now vote an advance ballot for the Nov. 6 General Election, either by mail or in person at the County Clerk’s office.  To vote by mail, a person must complete an application form and return it to the county clerk’s office before a ballot can be mailed to them.  All application forms must be returned by November ...

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Nice Crowd On Hand For Public Forum

About 50 people were on hand for the Public Forum, which was sponsored by the Marysville Advocate, Blue Valley Telecommunications, and KNDY and held at Marysville City Hall Wednesday evening as the majority of the State and Local candidates running for office in the November 6 election were on hand to tell a little about themselves and answer some questions. ...

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Beatrice VFW & Legion To Meet In Same Building

Veterans in Beatrice are merging their groups to create one club that they all can belong to. American Legion Post 27 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1077 will join together and be known as the Veteran’s Club. The Legion Building in Beatrice will be the home base for the group, but each group will remain its own entity with ...

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Open Enrollment for Medicare Part D taking place now

Open enrollment dates for 2013 Medicare Part D plans are now thru Dec. 7. In Washington County Deanna Turner will be available most Wednesdays, Oct. 24 thru Dec. 5 at the Washington County Extension Office. Jim beck will be available 2 Wednesdays, Nov. 7 and 28. Alison Mueller will be available on Thursdays, Oct 18 thru Dec. 6 to answer ...

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Ribbon Cutting held at new Big Blue River Bridge

The new U.S. 77 Big Blue River Bridge near Blue Rapids is nearly completed. In a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday afternoon, signs were unveiled designating the bridge as the 1st Lt. Michael Hugh Breeding Memorial Bridge. Breeding was a member of the Marine Attack Squadron 122, Marine Air Group 13, 1st Marine Air Wing. On Feb. 12, 1970, he was ...

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