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Marshall County Board Minutes

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February 21, 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 meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved as presented ... Read More »

Senator Roberts Meets With Marshall County Residents

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Senator Pat Roberts spoke to a crowd of approximately 60 people Wednesday afternoon at Marysville City Hall.  Topics discussed included everything from border security to new light bulb regulations.   Community Memorial Healthcare CEO Curtis Hawkins told Senator Roberts that he is concerned that critical access hospitals are at risk due to changes in Medicare and Medicade regulations.  Roberts stated ... Read More »

Commissioner Loiseau Will Not Run for Re-election

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Commissioner Loiseau announced that he is not running for re-election this fall after 12 years of service to the County as the 3rd District Commissioner.  Loiseau made the announcement at this weeks Marshall County Commissioner’s Meeting.   The entire Marshall and Nemaha County Commissioner’s Meeting Minutes are posted on KNDY radio.com and KNDY’s facebook page. Read More »

Nemaha County Board Minutes

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    UNOFFICIAL MINUTES — These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting.   February 21, 2012 Unofficial   The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Wessel ... Read More »

Two Injured in Accident South of Centralia

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Two people were injured in a one vehicle accident eight miles south of Centralia.  The Kansas Highway Patrol Reported the accident occurred on Monday at approximately 9 p.m.  According to the report Laura Marie Heffner, age 29, of Centralia was driving a van southbound on G Road when the vehicle slid of the road and into a guide wire.  A ... Read More »

Macomber Sentenced for Topeka Murder

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Stephen A Macomber, age 44 of Topeka was sentenced Tuesday to more than 55 years after being convicted of fatally shooting another man on June 7th.  Shawnee County Judge Debenham sentenced Macomber to 54 years and five months for the murder conviction. During the sentencing hearing district attorney Jacqie Spradling noted that Macomber had 19 prior convictions, 13 of them ... Read More »

Department Of Labor Attempting to Regulate Child Labor on Farms

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Senator Jerry Moran announced the Department of Labor (DOL) would withdraw and “re-propose” the parental exemption portion of its proposed rule to regulate the activities of youth in agriculture. If the rule had been implemented as it was written, parents would no longer have discretion over the responsibilities they gave their children on farms or ranches jointly owned and operated ... Read More »

Clean Line Energy Partners Will Address MCPG Meeting

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Clean Line Energy Partners will attend the Marshall County Partnership for Growth annual meeting on Thursday.  The partners will give a presentation on a project they are calling the Grain Belt Express.  The project would construct a 700 mile high voltage transmission line across northern Kansas including Marshall County. According to a press release from George McCune, Marshall County Economic ... Read More »

Meeting to Discuss Bern School’s Future

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Concerned citizens filled the Bern Attendance Center Monday evening to listen and discuss a proposal to close the Bern school.  The crowd included students, parents, business owners, community leaders and residents of the Bern area. The Prairie Hills USD 113 Board of Education has proposed closing both the Bern and Summerfield Schools to improve the financial situation of the district.  ... Read More »

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture to Visit K-State

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Tom Vilsack, the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, will present a speech as part of Kansas State University’s Landon Lecture series. The talk is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. April 10 in McCain Auditorium. Jackie Hartman, university chief of staff and chairwoman of the lecture series, said she was excited to bring Vilsack to K-State. Read More »