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Marshall County Commissioners’ Minutes

 June 11, 2012   The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned ession 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 ...

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Marysville Man Injured In One Vehicle Accident

A Marysville Man was injured Saturday in a single vehicle accident north of Blue Rapids on Highway 77.  According to the Kansas Highway Patrol Steven B. Smith, age 32, of Marysville was injured in the accident which occurred at approximately 6:50 in the afternoon.  According to the report Smith was Northbound on US 77 when his vehicle left the east ...

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Unofficial Rainfall Totals

A much needed rain fell on the KNDY listening area Sunday evening.  The storm did include several torrential downpours, winds up to 40 mph and some small hail.  Rain totals around the area include: approximately two inches in Marysville, one and one half inch in Home, one quarter inch in Linn, one inch in Barnes, eight tenths near Greenleaf, three ...

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Local FFA Member Will Receive Top Honors

Local FFA member Austin Schmitz will receive several honors at this year’s Local FFA Honors Held In Manhattan.  This is the 84th Kansas FFA Convention.   Austin Schmitz will receive a State FFA Proficiency Award in Dairy Production Entrepreneurship for outstanding accomplishments made in developing programs that prepare him for a career in agriculture.  Schmitz is also one of three ...

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RSVP Office Moving Downtown

The RSVP office in Marysville has moved from 109 S. 8th Street to 813 Broadway, which was previously Dorothy’s Place (Café). There is a step out front with hand rails, however if people cannot use the step, they can come in the back door off the alley.

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Blue Algae Advisory Issued for Milford Lake

Milford Lake has been placed under an “Advisory” status. An “Advisory” status means that Harmful blue-green algae have been detected. A Public Health Advisory indicates that a hazardous condition exists.   When an Advisory is issued, KDHE recommends the following precautions be taken:  Humans, pets, and livestock do not drink untreated lake water Clean fish and rinse with clean water, ...

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Rabies Reminder

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) wants to remind the public to have their animals vaccinated against rabies by a veterinarian. “We have a significantly higher number of confirmed rabid animals this year”, said KDHE State Public Health Veterinarian Dr. Ingrid Garrison. Vaccines are available for dogs, cats, ferrets, horses, cattle and sheep.   Animal rabies is common ...

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Whooping Cough on the Rise

Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) says reports of pertussis are beginning to rise in Northeast Kansas . Since April 1, 2012, 71 reports of pertussis have been received in Northeast Kansas counties, compared to 23 outside of Northeast Kansas . For more information, please see the attachment. Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused ...

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Wheat Harvest Report

Wheat Harvest in the listening area is well under way.    The Southeast Nebraska Coop in Herkimer reports that they are receiving a steady stream of incoming wheat.  The Coop reports that test weights are running between 50 and 63, moisture measuring 11-12, and yield ranging from 30-50 bushel.    In Beattie the Coop reports that weights are running 58-36, ...

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David Schmitz, Wetmore Attendance Center Principal, is retiring.

 Schmitz resignation was accepted Monday evening by the Prairie Hills USD 113 Board of Education.  Schmitz was the principle at the Wetmore Attendance Center for the past five years.  Board President Ed Reznicek thanked Schmitz his service the last five years’   A lengthy discussion was held by the board concerning the request by a group of Bern area property ...

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