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Marysville City Council notes 8-13-12

This Monday August 13th at the Marysville city council meeting the major topic was the2013 budget.  At the meeting it was approved to raise the tax levy 1.94 mills.  There are many variable reasons for this increase but two more prominent were general expense increases as well as health insurance for city employees.  The levy will cause an increase of ...

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Marshall County Commissioners Minutes 8-13-12

August 13, 2012   The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Robert S. Connell members and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present.   The Board of Commissioners met as the Board of Canvassers at 8:00 a.m. and canvassed the 2012 Primary Election results.   The meeting was ...

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Washington County Sheriff’s Report

On 072112 on Upland Road 1/4 mile north of 6th Road Kelly Weiche, Greenleaf driving a 2007 Pontiac struck deer.  Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, no injuries were reported.    On 080312 on Morton Street just north of Railway Street in Morrowville Harry Mooren, Morrowville driving a 1989 Chevrolet went off roadway, struck sign and rolled vehicle.  Mooren was ...

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Applications being accepted for Leadership Marshall County’s 2nd class

Applications are being accepted for Leadership Marshall County’s next class.  Due to the success of the program’s inaugural year, the program is expanding and ready to take applications for its second class. Leadership Marshall County is a program divided into seven class sessions; the program identifies leaders and gives them the skills to provide on-going leadership throughout the county.    ...

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US-77 to be one lane east of Blue Rapids

Beginning on Tuesday, August 14, eastbound and westbound US-77 east of Blue Rapids will be restricted to one lane across the Big Blue River Bridge and throughout the project work zone so crews can complete tie-in work from the old roadway to the new roadway on the bridge replacement project.   Traffic will be directed through the work zone via ...

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Emergency loans available through FSA for area farmers/ranchers.

Emergency loans are now available from the Farm Service Agency for farmers in Pottawatomie and Riley Counties due to the drought that began in mid June and continues.  Marshall and Nemaha Counties are also eligible to apply for these loans according to legislation, which provides farmers in bordering counties that have been designated disaster assistance.  Applications will be accepted until ...

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Changes made at Blue Valley Tele-Communications

Recent changes have been made at Blue Valley Telecommunications in a letter sent out to it’s customers late last week.  The BVTC Board of Directors said that at a special board meeting on July 31, they determined that the best interests of the company would be served with a change in administration.  At that time, the board voted to terminate ...

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USD 364 Board of Education Minutes 8-8-12

MARYSVILLE USD #364                                                 Regular Board Meeting Highlights                                                                  August 8, 2012   The budget hearing was held.  No one addressed the board regarding the budget. Adopted the 2012-13 budget as published.  Accepted the following donations: Received donations in the amount of $1,470.00 in June for Homer Hanson Stadium Renovation. Received 2 pallets of bottled water for athletics from Union ...

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July 2012 hottest month on record

July 2012 marked the hottest month on record for the contiguous United States.  Drought expanded to cover nearly 63 percent of the lower 48 while wildfires consumed 2 million acres.   According to NOAA scientists, the average temperature was 77.6 degrees, 3.3 degrees above the 20th Century average.  The previous warmest July for the nation was July 1936 when the average ...

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Washington County couple receive maximum penalties

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has announced that a Washington County couple has received maximum sentences for child sex crimes.  Troy Jerald Fencil, age 40 of Greenleaf, was sentenced to 218 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections.  He pleaded guilty last month to charges of aggravated criminal sodomy, aggravated indecent liberties, and sexual exploitation of a child.  Virgina Fencil, ...

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