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Blue Rapids Museum Work Moves Forward

            The Blue Rapids Museum will install a new roof in April.  After 2 years of fund raising and donations.  The local goal was to match $20,000 Larry Parsons would donate.               Shortly after Christmas an anonymous donor presented a check for $10,000 to the museum.  According to a press release the museum has accepted a bid from Geisler Roofing ...

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Blue Rapids Recieves $140,000 Grant

The Kansas Department of Commerce has announced that Blue Rapids are among sixteen Kansas communities that will share a total of nearly $4.4 million in federal grants through the Community Development Block Grant program. Blue Rapids will receive a $140,000 grant to replace or rebuild the storm sewer in the city. The city will provide nearly $124,000 in matching funds ...

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Washington County Commission Minutes

           COMMISSION MINUTES, January 30, 2012            The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, January 30, 2012 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner; and Lou Kern, County Clerk.   Absent: Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, who ...

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Marshall County Minutes

January 30, 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,CountyClerkpresent.   The meeting was called to order at9:00 a.m.   The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute.   The minutes and agenda were approved as corrected ...

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2012 National Weather Service Storm Spotter Talks Schedule

Every year, the National Weather Service in Topeka presents spotter talks which are open to the general public.  Presentations are typically 1-1.5 hours long, and are given by a meteorologist from our office. Safety information will be provided as well as examples of various types of severe storms that impact Kansas each year. While attending a talk we provide you ...

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Marshall County Burn Ban In Effect Immediately

Due to extremely dry conditions the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office and the Marshall County Emergency Preparedness Office have announced a county-wide burn ban effective immediately.  The ban will continue until further notice.

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Pursuit Ends Near Wetmore

A 30-mile pursuit Sunday ended just 8 miles north of Wetmore.  The pursuit travelled through rural Jackson and Nemaha Counties. Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse says Randall S. Rodvelt, a 43-year-old Circleville man, fled from officers as they responded to a domestic disturbance reported around 1:20 Sunday afternoon in Circleville.  According to reports Rodvelt allegedly battered a deputy.  Rodvelt allegedly ...

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Candidates File For School Boards

Several candidates have filed for election to school boards this week. Gary Stohs, who will complete his fourth term on the Diller-Odell Public Schools Board of Education, filed for re-election Thursday. Stuart Vitosh has also filed as a non-incumbent candidate for the Diller-Odell school board. At Southern Public Schools, Carmen McKeever filed for re-election to the six-member board. McKeever was ...

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Recalled Wymore Councilman Files For County Seat

Former Wymore City Council member Dan Hawkins filed for the District 6 Gage County Supervisor seat Friday afternoon.  Hawkins joins incumbent Supervisor Rex Adams and former Gage County Highway Superintendent Marlin Kliewer in vying for the seat. The District 6 seat represents Wymore, Blue Springs, Barneston, Liberty, Holmesville and Virginia.  Hawkins spent 16 years on the Wymore City Council prior ...

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Frankfort Boys Memorial Highway Bill Moves Forward

The proposed, “Frankfort Boys World War II Memorial Highway”, has moved one step closer to reality.  The memorial was the idea of former Frankfort area citizen and veteran Frank Benteman.  Benteman is a veteran of World War II.  Two of his brothers also served in Germany during the war.  Benteman testified before the Kansas House Transportation Committee Tuesday in support ...

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