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Blue Rapid’s Swimming Pool Subject of Meeting

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A public meeting to discuss the future of the Blue Rapids Swimming pool will be held Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. The meeting will take place in the Community Center in Blue Rapids. Anyone with an interest in the future of the pool is encouraged to attend. Read More »

Owner Blames EPA for Business Closure

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Since 1997, Setzer’s manufacturing and HeatSource 1 in Beatrice will discontinue the manufacturing of their outdoor wood furnaces immediately. According to a press release issued by the Setzers, HeatSource 1 will close due to a recent ruling by the Environmental Protection Agency which deemed the testing method of outdoor wood furnaces flawed. As a result, manufacturers of wood furnaces are ... Read More »

Work Begins on Highway 77 Bridge

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On Tuesday, August 9, a bridge replacement project began on US-77 over the Big Blue River located one-half mile east of the city of Blue Rapids in Marshall County. The new bridge and realigned US-77 roadway will be built just east of the existing bridge and highway, along with a portion of K-9 that will be realigned to tie into ... Read More »

New Washington County Hospital Still Possible

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The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, August 8, 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. Doyle McKimmy, CEO, and Ted Lillie, Hospital Board President, stopped ... Read More »

Construction Begins On New US-77 Bridge Over Big Blue River in Blue Rapids

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On Tuesday, August 9, a bridge replacement project began on US-77 over the Big Blue River located one-half mile east of the city of Blue Rapids in Marshall County. The new bridge and realigned US-77 roadway will be built just east of the existing bridge and highway, along with a portion of K-9 that will be realigned to tie into ... Read More »

Holton Soldier’s Funeral Scheduled

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The 19-year-old Holton soldier Pfc. Cody G. Baker, who was killed last week while serving in the Army in Afghanistan, will be buried Saturday with full military honors in his hometown cemetery. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Evangel United Methodist Church in Holton, Burial will follow in Holton Cemetery. The Pentagon said Baker and Pfc. Gil I. ... Read More »

Three Area Army Reservists Killed in Helicopter Crash

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Three Army reservists based in northeast Kansas are among the victims of a helicopter crash in Afghanistan that killed 30 American troops, seven Afghan soldiers and an Afghan interpreter. 23-year-old Spc. Alexander Bennett, a flight engineer/door gunner from Overland Park, Kan., 31-year-old Chief Warrant Officer 2 Bryan Nichols, a pilot from Kansas City, Missouri, and a third soldier from the ... Read More »

Kansas Agriculture Service Downgrades Crop Conditions

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In its weekly updated, Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that about 41 percent of the corn crop is in poor to very poor condition. About 26 percent was rated fair, with 27 percent in good condition and just 6 percent in excellent shape. Soybean condition declined slightly over the week, with 41 percent of the crop now in poor ... Read More »

GED Classes to Begin August 22nd

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GED classes will begin August 22nd at the Lincoln Center in Marysville. The classes will start at 5:30 and the first class will act as the orientation class. Read More »

Barnes Hanover Linn School Board Minutes

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UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT 223 BARNES-HANOVER-LINN Regular Board Meeting, August 8, 2011 7:00 P.M. District Office, Barnes, Kansas These Minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board PRESENT: Sara Beikman Daryl Bott Dianna Gugenhan Jim Kruse Larry Nicholson Steve Ohlde Marge Schlabach ADMINISTRATION: Rick Simoncic, Superintendent, Mike Savage, Linn Principal, Larry Geist, Hanover Principal CLERK: Becky Bruna, Clerk PATRONS: Donna Kruse, ... Read More »