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Hanover Cemetery Continues “Righting” a “Wrong”

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Hanover Cemetery was the victim of vandals in February. Approximately 25 grave stones were pushed over during the night of February 18th. The majority of the vandalized stones were in the southeast corner of the cemetery. Keith Allerheiligen, cemetery sexton, reported Thursday that they are still in the process of lifting the stones back into place. He said that so ... Read More »

Marshall County Unemployment Highest in KNDY Listening Area

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Marshall County has the highest unemployment rate in the KNDY listening area with 5.5 percent according to the Kansas Department of Labor’s Report on January Unemployment. Washington County reported 5.0 percent unemployment and Nemaha County reported an area low of 4.1 percent unemployment. The State of Kansas January 2011 unemployment rate in Kansas was 7.4 percent, up from 6.4 in ... Read More »

Tiernan To become Osborne Head Football Coach

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Tipton native and former B&B Falcon head football coach Steve Tiernan has verbally agreed to become the next Osborne Bulldog head football coach for next season. The opening came available after Cullen Riner stepped down as head coach after leading Osborne to a 10-2 record and a berth in the sub-state finals. Riner has accepted another job in the area, ... Read More »

Seventh Street Corridor Project Meeting Produces Positive Results

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A crowd of nearly fifty people attended a meeting Monday evening at the Marysville City Building to discuss the Seventh Street corridor project. Wyatt Thompson, the city’s engineering contractor, listened to concerns about the project’s design from businesses owners worried about losing customer parking and other issues. Thompson presented several drawings showing various options for improving the corridor. After nearly ... Read More »

Macomber Pleads Not Guilty to Attempted Murder

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Stephen Alan Macomber pleaded not guilty to 10 charges in Marshall County District Court Tuesday morning. The charges stem from an incident that occurred on June 7, 2010. The incident included the shooting Marshall County Sheriff’s Deputy Fernando Salcedo and the kidnapping of Hedy Saville who lives in Blue Rapids. Macomber pleaded not guilty to: — Attempted first-degree murder of ... Read More »

Seneca Girl Wins Regional Spelling Bee

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13-year-old Cara Knapp, of rural Seneca, spelled “inselberg” to win The Topeka Capital-Journal’s 58th annual Regional Spelling Bee at Topeka West High School, 2001 S.W. Fairlawn. Her parents Curtis and Catherine Knapp, and other family members were on hand to celebrate with her. Cara is home schooled and currently in seventh grade. For those who are curious, an inselberg is ... Read More »

Statewide Tornado Drill Postponed

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Due to a chance of scattered thunderstorms in the forecast, the National Weather Service and Kansas Department of Emergency Management have postponed the statewide tornado safety drill that had been scheduled for Tuesday. The tornado safety drill will now be held on Thursday afternoon at 1:30. Read More »

Linn High School Damaged by Vandals

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Washington County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a case of criminal damage to property that occurred in Linn Friday. An unknown person damaged the front door of the Linn High School. Anyone with information should contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Department at 325-2293. Read More »

Washington Count Firefighters respond to a Feed Truck Fire

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On Friday the Washington Fire Department was dispatched to 2239 17th Road for a feed truck fire.  According to Fire Chief Jerry Aldridge a feed truck belonging to Curtis Stamm was damaged by a fire in the engine compartment.  No cost estimate was available. Read More »