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AG Profitability Conference Slated For January 24


Having a profitable farm and ranch  operation can be difficult in the 21st Century.  Farmers and ranchers face many challenges such as volatility in the grain and livestock markets, increases in production costs, a new Farm Bill, and changes in the global economy. To help farmers and ranchers have a better understanding of these challenges, the Marshall County Extension Service ... Read More »

Marysville Home Destroyed by Fire


A Marysville home was destroyed by fire Friday afternoon.  The home was located at 510 North Sixth Street and belonged to the Essingler family.  According to Marysville Fire Chief David Richardson one person was in the home when the fire started but did escape without any injuries.  Chief Richardson said it appeared the fire started in the attic.  The home ... Read More »

Marysville Firefighters Respond to Two Grass Fires


Marysville Fire Department was called out two time Friday night.  A grass fire was reported between 14th and 15th Roads near Osage Road.  Chief Richardson reported that approximately 150 acres burned.  Blue Rapids Fire department was called to assist. A second grass fire was spotted by a Marysville Firefighter as he was headed home.  The firefighter saw a glow north ... Read More »

RSVP Offers Free Tax Preparation Service


Low and moderate income individuals, families and senior citizens can once again receive free assistance in completing and filing their federal, state and local tax returns through RSVP of Northeast Kansas’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA). For more than 20 years, RSVP volunteers have assisted residents with low and moderate incomes who need help with their basic tax returns through ... Read More »

USD 223 Board Position Open


USD 223 Linn, Hanover, Barnes School District will be accepting applications for a vacant school board position.  Daryl Bott, District 3 representative has resigned.  Bott accepted a job as the Linn High School Boys assistant basketball coach.  A board member cannot be employed by the school district.  Bott joined the board in 2009. Applications will be accepted after the required ... Read More »

Leadership Marshall County’s Pioneer Class Announcement


Eighteen County Residents to Participate in Program Eighteen Marshall County residents have been selected to be a member of Leadership Marshall County’s “pioneer class” for 2012. The program has been established to develop and motivate current and future leaders in the area. During the coming year, the class will be exposed to a variety of experts and educational training during ... Read More »

Macomber Found Guilty of Second Degree Murder


A Shawnee County Jury needed less than an hour to find Steven Macomber guilty of 2nd Degree Murder in the June 7, 2010, shooting of Ryan K. Lofton.  The prosecution had sought a charge of 1st Degree Murder.   Macomber, who represented himself, took the stand and testified the gun accidently discharged killing Lofton.   After placing the condition of the weapon ... Read More »

Marysville Man Arrested for Drug Possession in Beatrice


Beatrice police responded to a call reporting a suspicious SUV parked in an area that is not open for unauthorized vehicles.  Officers found Volgar near the vehicle.  Police asked Volgar for consent to search his person and the vehicle. Volgar agreed.  Officers found was a glass pipe with marijuana residue, a pill bottle with no label and several pills inside, ... Read More »

Cows Killed In Train Trailer Collision


Several cows were killed in a trailer were killed when the trailer was hit by a Union Pacific train.  The Nemaha County, Nebraska Sheriff’s Department says 75-year-old Edgar Bredemeier of Stella was driving a truck pulling a stock trailer on 721 Road, when a northbound Union Pacific locomotive struck the trailer Monday morning. Ten cows in the trailer were either ... Read More »

New Year’s Baby Born at CMH


Marysville, KS – Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) has a New Year’s Baby 2012. Trevor Dean Harries, son of Craig and Kelly (Walter) Harries, was born January 8, 2012 at 2:31 AM. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and measured 20.5 inches long. CMH Family practitioner Dr. Randy Brown made the delivery. Born several days after his due date, Trevor’s parents ... Read More »