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Marysville City Council notes – not complete minutes

The area in and around city park was the topic of discussions at the Marysville City Council Meeting on Monday.  The council approved a 24,600 dollar expenditure to pay the engineering fees on the railbed rehabilitation from Highway 77 to Broadway Street. The Simmons management corporation and the council members discussed the fundraising efforts underway to renovate Simmon’s Auditorium.  SMC ... Read More »

State Election Spending Scorecard

Here’s a quick scorecard tracking the spending at the state level in the upcoming Kansas elections. And the winner is… Kansas Senator Sam Brownback, the Republican Nominee for Governor. Brownback has spent $2.3-million to Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Tom Holland’s $574,000. The Democrats however, don’t lag behind in the 3-other state races. As of late last week, incumbent Democratic Attorney General ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners’ Meeting minutes

COMMISSION MINUTES, OCTOBER 25, 2010 The Board of Washington County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, October 25, 2010 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present:  Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney and Lou Kern, County Clerk. Chairman Helms called the meeting to order with prayer. ... Read More »

Complete Washington County Sheriff’s report

On 101010 Tana Holle, Manhattan was arrested by Riley County Police Department for a Washington County Warrant for Motion to Revoke Probation.  Holle was transferred to Washington County authorities and is currently being held at the Marshall County Jail.  On 101310 just south of 4th Road on National Road, Abbigail Oelschlager, Palmer driving a 2000 Ford swerved to miss a ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioner’s meeting

October 25, 2010 The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Michael J. Keating, Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Thomas K. Holle 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 were approved as presented ... Read More »

Southeast CC To Host All-College Open House Nov. 7

Prospective students and their families, alumni, friends, and taxpayers will have an opportunity to explore Southeast Community College during its annual All-College Open House on Sunday, Nov. 7. The event is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at each SCC campus in Beatrice, Lincoln and Milford. No reservation is required. Dr. Jack Huck, SCC president, said the event is ... Read More »

Grandson calls Grandma for money

A grandmother in Summerfield received a call from her grandson.  The only problem is that she didn’t have a grandson.  The caller claimed to be a grandchild desperately in need of cash.  This is another scam that has come to our listening area.  With the current economy criminals appear to be working the phone lines and emails harder than ever.  ... Read More »

Hanover woman wins lottery

Kansas Lottery officials Friday introduced the emotional great-grandmother from Hanover as the Super Kansas Cash jackpot winner. Camden correctly matched all six numbers that were drawn.  After taxes, Camden will receive a check for $950,091 — or 70 percent of the jackpot.  Camden is an office manager at Lineweber & Sons Inc. in Hanover. She has two grown children, four ... Read More »

Gage County jail found non-compliant

Gage County Jail was found non-compliant after this year’s annual inspection.  The inspection took place on September 24th and found 27 documented issues with the jail.  Sheriff Gus Gustafson said 11 of the issues have been resolved.  Gustafson said he is meeting with the State Fire Marshall to create a plan of action and prioritize the remaining needs of the ... Read More »

Unemployment figures released

Unemployment rates in September were down in most area northeast Kansas counties compared to August. The Kansas Department of Labor released the latest jobless rates Friday Nemaha, 3.7 percent; Washington, 4.3 percent and Marshall, 4.7 percent.  Beatrice reported an unemployment rate of 5.6 percent Leavenworth and Jefferson counties were the only two area counties to see an increase in their ... Read More »