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Marysville City Council Meeting Notes – March 9th


The Marysville City Council met Monday. City Administrator Rick Shain recommended increasing the debt service transfer to the PBC fund to $500,000 from the current transfer of $281,740 from sales tax receipts. During discussion Carla Grund questioned the move, indicating that she wanted the money to be used for current projects. She encouraged public input on the matter, and also ...

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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – March 9th


The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Robert S. Connell, Chairman; Thomas K. Holle and Charles R. Loiseau 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 upon a motion ...

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The Bulldog Report – March 9, 2015


Megan Skeen and Austin Prinkki, both seniors at Marysville High School, host this week’s edition of The Bulldog Report. Austin discusses learning about waves and pendulums in Mrs. Wahl’s physics class. Megan Skeen talks about Mrs. Hynek’s business classes. She explains the motivational posters they are creating, some special videos they are designing, and explains what they do in the ...

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Legislative Forum Held Saturday In Marysville


Education funding and taxes came up time and again Saturday as local citizens expressed frustration during the annual Legislative Forum hosted by the Marysville Chamber of Commerce. A crowd of perhaps eighty, double the usual size, heard from State Senator Elaine Bowers, and State Representative Sharon Schwarz. In her opening remarks, Schwarz addressed a proposal from urban legislators that would ...

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Seneca Woman Enters Guilty Plea In Lortscher Agri Service Embezzlement Case


A guilty plea by a Seneca woman, Elizabeth Schraad, was entered Thursday in Nemaha County District Court. A charge of making false information was dismissed, with the plea to charges of felony theft by deception. She and her son, Jon Schraad, of Sabetha allegedly embezzled over $100,000 over 12 1/2 years from Lortscher Agri Service of Bern, while employed by ...

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Washington Man Sentenced To 64 Months In Prison


Jim Bugbee, 42, of Washington was sentenced Friday in Washington County District Court to a maximum allowable sentence of 64 months in prison in connection with charges of sexual exploitation of a child, and commercial sexual exploitation of a child, while serving as a youth minister at a local Christian Church. He was arrested in November, and remains in custody. ...

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Public Meeting Regarding Preliminary Floodplain Map Tuesday


The Kansas Department of Agriculture and Federal Emergency Management officials will host a public open house Tuesday afternoon, March 10 from 3-7 p.m. at Marysville City Hall. Officials will answer questions for residents on an individual basis that may be affected by the preliminary floodplain map, which is available now on the KDA website and FEMA Map Service Center. The ...

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Ricky Hu Wins Runner-Up At Kansas State Spelling Bee


Ricky Hu, a 7th grader at Marysville Jr High School, was runner up for a second consecutive year Saturday in the Kansas State Spelling Bee, held in Topeka. Ricky Hu has won the Marshall County competition the past three years.

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MHS Student Madeline Moore Recognized With John R. Cyr Rural Voices Award


BELOIT, KS — Marysville High School student Madeline Moore is one of two high school seniors in North Central Kansas to be recognized with the John R. Cyr Rural Voices Award for submitting a top entry in the 2014-2015 Rural Voices Youth Contest sponsored by the North Central Regional Planning Commission (NCRPC), Beloit, Kansas. Moore was awarded first place and ...

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Frankfort & Marysville Student Artists Works On Display In Marysville


A competitive show of work by art students from Frankfort and Marysville high school is the current exhibit at the Lee Dam Center for Fine Art. The show was hung by students and their teachers, Joni Steffes of Frankfort and April Spicer of Marysville. An award reception was held Sunday, March 8th, at the Center. Frankfort students exhibiting work are: ...

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