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Missing Frankfort man found deceased


It is with deep regret the Marshall County sheriff’s Office announces that Francis H. Kramer,  77, of Frankfort has been found deceased in southern Brown County. Mr. Kramer has been missing from his Frankfort residence since the 3rd of February 2012. The sheriff’s office was notified by the Brown County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 11:30 a.m. Friday. According to the ... Read More »

Missing Wymore Teen Found

Alexis Wieskamp

Missing 14-year-old Alexis Wieskamp teen has been found.  Wieskamp had been missing for three weeks.  She was found Wednesday in Falls City at her grandmother’s house. The teen was living in a foster home in Wymore and disappeared Jan 19. She had last been seen in an alley next to the library in Wymore and was eventually declared a missing ... Read More »

KU to Honor Local Students

KU will honor 20 seniors from Marshall, Washington counties for their academic achievements.  A dinner and program will be held Feb. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at First National Bank, 101 C Street, Washington.  Jacob Strecker, assistant director of Kansas programs for the KU Alumni Association. Mary Ellen Kondrat, dean of social welfare at the University of Kansas, will speak to ... Read More »

Arts Cooperative to Host Luncheon

  “Unmasking Mental Illness” Part of Lunch’s Menu   The Marshall County Arts Cooperative is opening the doors to the Lee Dam Center for Fine Art for a special showing of the exhibit, “Unmasking Mental Illness.”  As an added incentive, the cooperative is inviting guests to have lunch while viewing the display.    “Lunch with the Arts,” the first in ... Read More »

Marysville School Schedule Set

MARYSVILLE USD #364                                                 Regular Board Meeting Highlights                                                                February 8, 2012   Accepted the following donations: The band received $100 from Evangelical United Church of Christ. The Center Street Jazz Combo played Sunday, 1-15-12 during their services. The band received $1,284 from MCAC to offset costs for band members to attend the Kansas State University Concert Band Clinic. Received ... Read More »

Frankfort Man Still Missing

Northeast Kansas Law Enforcement continues to search for a missing Frankfort man.  The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office is leading the search for Francis Kramer, 78, of Frankfort. He has been missing since Friday.  Kramer was last seen in route to Sac & Fox Casino. He was driving a 1991 blue Chevy Lumina with Kansas tag UZR-569.   If you have ... Read More »

Barneston Voters Must Now Travel To Wymore

Barneston and Liberty residents will now cast their vote in Wymore. The Gage County Board of Supervisors approved consolidating voting precincts and polling places in Gage County during its weekly meeting. According to the County Clerk Dawn Hill the change will save the county $16,000 during each election.   Hill said the growing popularity of early ballot voting could remedy the ... Read More »

Sylvia Exhibit Comes to Koester House

The Koester House will host a special showing of the Sylvia Exhibit from 5-8 pm on Friday.  Sylvia Broughten Koester was born on Valentine’s Day in 1848.  She was a school teacher in Marysville and married Charles Koester on July 25, 1876.  They moved into their new home at 919 Broadway.   Charles and Sylvia had three children.  Sylvia contracted ... Read More »

Soil Conservation Workshop Registration Closes Friday

Registration for the Soil Conservation Workshop in Marysville closes on Friday.  The workshop is scheduled for February 14th at the Marysville American Legion from 10 am to 3 pm.  Topics will include soil basics, soil ph, soil nutrients, soil sampling and testing, and manure nutrient management.  Kansas State Extension has applied for Commercial Pesticide Application and Certified Crop Advisor Continuing ... Read More »

First Responders Recieve Pipeline Accident Training

Local and area first responders attended a seminar on pipeline safety in Marysville Monday.  The seminar was hosted by the Kansas Pipeline Association.  During the seminar local and area law enforcement and fire personnel learned how to prepare for and respond to a pipeline spill.  Areas discussed included:  Securing the site, Establishing a command center, Evacuation procedures, and procedures for ... Read More »