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Partnership for Growth to Discuss SRS Agreement

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Marshall County Partnership for Growth will meet Tuesday 5:35 at the Marshall County Courthouse. The agenda for the meeting includes several items related to the agreement between the city of Marysville and the state of Kansas SRS Department. The Partnership for Growth would provide funding to SRS through the city of Marysville. George McCune will report on the current fund ... Read More »

SRS Reforms Take Effect October 1st

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The Kansas Secretary of Social and Rehabilitation Services, Rob (said-leck-ee) Siedlecki, addressed reforms for rules for applicants and recipients of several state welfare programs. According to Siedlecki the changes affect Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and Child Care Assistance The changes will go into effect October 1st. and include: • Persons must start searching for ... Read More »

Kansas Selected to Help Write Science Standards

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Kansas has been selected to be one of 20 lead states that will help write new national science standards. The announcement Tuesday gives Kansas influence in writing a common set of standards for public schools. Other states on the lead team include California, Maryland, New York and Vermont. The project is a collaboration assembled by the National Research Council and ... Read More »

Beatrice City Council Agrees to Help Playground

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Beatrice City Council added $25,000 to the city budget for the Prairie Playground that will be located at the YMCA. Funding will be provided with equal matches of $12,500 coming from keno funds and the occupation tax. The city also agreed to contribute in-kind services for the park’s construction and be responsible for the park maintenance. The Beatrice City budget was ... Read More »

U.S. Geological Survey Admits to Release Algae Into Kansas River

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The U.S. Geological Survey admits the release of water from a federal reservoir in northeastern Kansas last month sent algal toxins into the Kansas River. The agency says the controlled release from Milford Lake occurred Aug. 31, two days after the lake was closed for recreation because of a large bloom of blue-green algae. The release sent the tainted water ... Read More »

SRS Not Required to Keep Eleven Positions in Marysville

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Economic Development Director George McCune and Community Development Coordinator Juanita McCune met with the Board to give them a weekly update of the Economic Development office. Economic Development Director George McCune informed the Board that $16,050.00 had been received verbally and around $9,000.00 has been actually received to help fund the SRS office rent and expenses in Marysville. He informed ... Read More »

Hanover, Barnes and Washington Fire Departments Respond to Shed Fires

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On 091211 the Hanover and Barnes Fire Departments were dispatched to 2331 County Line Road for a shed fire.   On 091211 the Washington Fire Department was dispatched to 312 West College Washington for the report of a shed fire.   On 091211 on Thunder Road 1/2 mile north of 22nd Road, Clair Friedrichs, Marysville driving a 1992 Mack truck ... Read More »

Nemaha County Commissioners’ Minutes

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UNOFFICIAL MINUTES — These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. September 19, 2011 Unofficial The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, September 19, 2011 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Tim Burdiek leading the flag salute. ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

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COMMISSION MINUTES, September 19, 2011 The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, September 19, 2011 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner, Chairman; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney and Lou Kern, County Clerk. Chairman Otott called the meeting ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

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September 19, 2011 The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Charles R. Loiseau, Chairman; Thomas K. Holle and Robert S. Connell member; 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 »