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National Senior Corps Week

September 19-23, 2011 is National Senior Corps Week. Senior Corps is made up of three unique volunteer programs that are funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). Locally, these programs are the Foster Grandparent Program and the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program or RSVP. RSVP of Northeast Kansas is a very strong non-profit program in Marshall and ... Read More »

Escapee Captured

The Kansas Department of corrections has reported that Ronny Dale Peters an escape from Lansing Correctional Center has been apprehended, Peters was found in the area of Gardner, Kansas Friday morning. Additional criminal charges against Peters are pending. Read More »

Former Gage County Officer Faces Assault Charges

Former Gage County law enforcement officer Terry Stiles appeared for a hearing on Friday. Stiles faces third degree assault of a child charges from events that allegedly occurred in the summer of 2009. The trial is scheduled to begin on September 27th and is scheduled for three days. A conviction of third degree sexual assault of a child could result ... Read More »

Two Juvenilles Arrested for Multiple Auto Thefts

A 15 and 17 year old were arrested on Wednesday for multiple vehicle thefts including a Mercedes sedan found in the Chautauqua Park duck pond Tuesday morning. Shortly after 3:30 a.m., a Gage County Sheriff’s Deputy discovered an abandoned vehicle in a ditch near South 36th Road and East Locust Road. It was determined that the vehicle was also stolen ... Read More »

SRS Office May Remain Open

It appears the SRS Service Center in Marysville will remain open. KNDY spoke with Mayor Bill Phillipi on Thursday evening. The Mayor said that City Attorney John McNeish and he spoke by phone with a SRS ‘s representative. He said an agreement was drafted that will allow the Marysville SRS Office to remain open through September 2013. Marysville will provide ... Read More »

Preliminary Hearing Set for Former County Attorney

Former Marshall County Attorney Brian Carroll is scheduled to appear in Marshall County Court October 11th. Carroll did not enter a plea at the most recent hearing, leading District Judge Jack Murphy to schedule the preliminary hearing. Carroll is accused of misappropriating more than $70,000 from the Marysville Berean Church over a four year period. Read More »

Three Area Schools Celebrate Homecoming Friday

Three area schools will celebrate homecoming of Friday. Hanover Homecoming Queen candidates are: Lydia Hynek, Sydney Pralle, and Katlin Hagedorn. King candidates are Brent Bruna, Aaron Diederich, and Ethan Diederich.  Parade begins at 2:45 to downtown, followed by a pep rally. Crowning will be held at 6:30. Hanover will play Axtell. Linn Homecoming Queen candidates are: Abbi Oelschlager, Crysta Stonebarger, ... Read More »

Bern Bank Receives 1.5 Million Dollars for Small Business Loans

The U.S. Department of the Treasury says a Bern Bank is among three additional Kansas community banks that will receive a total of $2.7 million as part of the next wave of funding provided through the Small Business Lending Fund. Bern Bancshares Inc., which owns the State Bank of Bern, will receive $1.5 million. The Small Business Lending Fund, which ... Read More »

Vermillion Post Office Closed

The Post Office at Vermillion is now closed. Kansas The Postal Service closed the office after the Post Master quit. There was no public Postal Service meeting. Residents will have approximately one week to install mailboxes on their property. Frankfort rural route addresses will be assigned to Vermillion residents. Vermillion residents who wish to have a post office box will ... Read More »

Partnership Attempting to Keep SRS Office in Marysville

The Marshall County Partnership for Growth is asking the public to help pay the rent, utilities and supplies for the SRS office in Marysville. George McCune, Marshall County Economic Development Director has sent an email asking for financial support to keep an office located in Marysville. The Partnership is attempting to raise $10,000 in the next 24 hours. The effort to ... Read More »