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Gage County Third Graders Farm Education Event

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Third graders in Gage County will enjoy a day on the farm this Wednesday.  The youth will be provided with seven stations to learn about life on the farm.  Sessions will include information about cows, pigs, sheep, chickens, grain and farm-to-table.  The event is sponsored by the Gage County Agricultural Society and the University of Nebraska Lincoln Extension Office. Read More »

Barnes man arrested in Beatrice Saturday

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A Barnes man was arrested early Saturday morning in Beatrice on suspicion of several charges.  One of the charges include fourth offense of driving under the influence.  Beatrice police were called to Ninth and Jefferson Streets at around3:05Saturday morning to complaints about a vehicle revving it’s motor and squealing it’s tires.  The driver was later identified as Terrence J. Privett ... Read More »

Rep. Sharon Schwartz files for re-election

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State Representative Sharon Schwarz has filed for re-election.  She is seeking her 8th 2 year term and represents the 106th district which includes Marshall and Washington Counties and the northern part of Riley County.  Filing deadline is noon June 1st with the primary election to be held on August 7th and the general election November 6th.  No one else has ... Read More »

K-110 Bridge work scheduled to begin Monday

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Weather permitting, work will begin Monday April 30th for the K-110 bridge, located about 1/2 mile north of the K-110 and U.S. 36 intersection inMarshallCounty.  A 24-foot wide reinforced bridge structure will be replaced with a 32-foot wide reinforced concrete box.  Beginning Monday mid-afternoon, all lanes of the 2 mile stretch of K-110 will be closed for the duration of ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes

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MARYSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MET MONDAY, MEETING FIRST IN EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR AN HOUR TO DISCUSS PERSONNEL.  NO DECISIONS WERE MADE.    A PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD REGARDING AMENDMENT OF THE TRANSIENT GUEST TAX BUDGET FOR TRAVEL AND TOURISM.  THE BUDGET WAS ESSENTIALLY DOUBLED TO $84,000.  FUNDING WAS AVAILABLE THROUGH GUEST TAX RECEIPTS, WHICH WERE UP CONSIDERABLY LAST YEAR, DUE IN ... Read More »

MHS Band students participate in Music Festival

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Eleven Marysville High School Band students traveled to Junction City Saturday to participate in the 3, 4, 5, and 6A Regional Solo and Small Ensemble Music Festival. These students prepare a solo or ensemble and perform it for a judge who rates them on music characteristics like tone and expression. The ratings run Superior, Excellent, Average, Fair, and Poor. Superior ... Read More »

Marysville teacher selected to be a Governor Teacher Fellow 2012

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Kim Houtz, a Marysville High School Science Teacher has been selected as one of 14 educators from across the nation to be a Governor Teacher Fellow for 2012. This is an award sponsored by National Geographic, Lindblad Expeditions, Google, and Oracle. She traveled to Washington DC on Wednesday and then in June will travel with Lindblad and National Geographic on ... Read More »

Washington County Community Foundation Grant Recipients announced.

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The Washington County Community Foundation has announced the 2012 grant recipients from the Washington County Opportunity Fund. The Hanover Senior Citizens received $350 toward the purchase of a microphone and speaker system for the Kloppenberg Center. The City of Washington was awarded $478 for two observation benches at the swimming pool. A $500 grant was given to KSDS to help ... Read More »

WANTED: Color Commentator for area football games of the week in the fall.

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If you’ve ever wanted to do color commentary for football, here’s your chance!  If you’re an ex-official, that’d be a huge plus!  We’re looking for someone to help with the play by play of our area games of the week next fall for high school football broadcasts on FM 95.5 KNDY.  Call Bruce or Kevin at 785-562-2361 for more information. Read More »

2nd Annual Czech Festival this Saturday in Blue Rapids

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The 2nd annual Czech Festival is this Saturday, April 28th, in Blue Rapids. Events begin as early as 10:00 a.m., which include Czech lessons, polka music from 11-2 during which a Czech meal will be served at the community building, current national Czech Slovak Queen, Christy Dowling, will be there to sing and address you in Czech. The historical railroad ... Read More »