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New Kansas Seat Belt Law

Starting June 30th, if you are stopped in Kansas for not wearing a safety restraint in the front seat of a vehicle – a new law allows officers to ticket you. What you may not know is that officers as of last Thursday, June 9th, can now stop you as a part of the primary seat belt law and issue ... Read More »

Area Student Earns Kansas 4-H Scholarship

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Nathanael Vogt has been selected to receive the Orsheln’s Farm and Home 4-H Scholarship, an educational award from the Kansas 4-H Foundation. The scholarship was presented at the 4-H Emerald Circle Banquet held June 3 in Manhattan, Kansas. The state 4-H scholarship program is open to 4-H members, and the awards are made on the basis of ... Read More »

Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway CEO Makes Donation to BR Museum

The Blue Rapids Museum “Leaky Roof” committee has received the promise of a matching donation dollar for dollar up to $20,000 from Larry Parsons, BRHS Class of 1958 and Chairman and CEO of the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Company. Profit from Museum fund raising events will be matched to Mr. Parson’s generous offer. Donations, memorial money and bequests received ... Read More »

KLA Endorses Moran

As the August primary approaches, Jerry Moran’s U.S. Senate campaign continues to pick up steam garnering more and more important endorsements. The latest comes from the Kansas Livestock Association. The trade organization, which represents about 55-hundred members involved in beef and dairy businesses, says their endorsement is based on Moran’s long history of advocating policies and programs that support Kansas ... Read More »

Marysville To Celebrate Pony Express 150th Downtown

One of the most famous events in the history of the US Mail Service was the operation of the Pony Express that began April 3, 1860.  The delivery of fast mail was handled by 100 riders who changed mounts every 10-15 miles.  The riders were changed at the 40 home stations between St. Joseph, MO and Sacramento, CA.  Home Station ... Read More »

Weekly Washington County Sheriff’s Report

On June 3rd on FNB Parkview Lane just east of D Street in Washington, Chelsea Wilkens, Washington driving a 1987 Dodge registered to the City of Washington was backing from parking stall and struck a 2000 Ford driven by Steven Colgrove, Washington. Damage estimated at more than $1,000, no injuries were reported. On June 3rd on All American Road at ... Read More »

Suspect Surrenders After Shooting Sheriff’s Deputy in Blue Rapids

 An overnight standoff with authorities in Blue Rapids came to a conclusion early Tuesday morning, when 43 year old Stephen McComber was taken into custody without incident at a Blue Rapids residence. McComber, wanted in  connection with a Topeka homicide earlier Monday afternoon had shot a Marshall County Sherriff’s Deputy, Fernando Salceda, outside the Casey’s General Store in Blue Rapids ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners Meeting Minutes

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 upon a motion ... Read More »

Arts Cooperative and Chamber Partner for Downtown Festival

Businesses lining Marysville’s main street will open their doors to host local artists on Friday, June 18.  From 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. the Marshall County Arts Cooperative and Marysville’s Chamber of Commerce will sponsor “After Hours With The Arts.”  The event teams the business community with the arts community to attract people to historic downtown Marysville. This is the ... Read More »

TierOne Bank Closed; Great Western Bank Takes Over

TierOne Bank, Lincoln, Nebraska, was closed today by the Office of Thrift Supervision, which appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as receiver. To protect the depositors, the FDIC entered into a purchase and assumption agreement with Great Western Bank, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to assume all of the deposits of TierOne Bank. The 69 branches of TierOne Bank will ... Read More »