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Wymore Fire Depart in critical need of EMTs

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Wymore Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department is looking for a few good rescuers.  According to Mark Meints, Rescue Chief there is a critical need for volunteers who would be interested in becoming Emergency Medical Technicians.  Volunteers who join the rescue team will have the opportunity to receive training in structural and wild land firefighting, emergency medical response, hazardous materials, and ... Read More »

Washington County appoints new Register of Deeds

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Washington County has a new Register of Deeds.  Nola Dusin was chosen as the new Washington County Register of Deeds on January 22ndby the Washington County Republican Central Committee.  Dusin has been the Deputy Register of Deeds for the past 29 years.  She official took over the position on Monday. Read More »

Phone scam trys to scare persons into sending money.

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Attorney General Steve Six is cautioning Kansans about telephone calls from fake debt collectors who are impersonating law enforcement officers in an effort to extort money.  The caller often states they are collecting a debt related to an internet payday loan.    The scam artists have most recently identified themselves as ACS, National Affidavit Processing Department and United Financial Crime Division, but may ... Read More »

Baileyville man injured in accident.

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A single-vehicle accident sent a Baileyville man to the hospital. Nemaha County Sheriff’s Department reported 23-year-old Andrew Schmitz of Baileyville; was traveling north on J Road last Thursday at approximately 1:40 A.M.  His pickup left the road, ran through a fence and rolled over. Schmitz was transported to the Nemaha Valley Community Hospital in Seneca. Read More »

SCC Plans Events in Celebration of National Entrepreneurship Week

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Southeast Community College’s Entrepreneurship Center has several activities, all free and open to the public, scheduled in celebration of National Entrepreneurship Week. The weeklong celebration takes place Feb. 21-27. Tim Mittan, director of SCC’s Center, said all of this year’s events are free to the public. “It’s important to provide services during this week that people could use without having ... Read More »

M-ACT To Present “Retro Prom” February 20th

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The Marysville Area Community Theatre will host a “Retro Prom” on Saturday, February 20, starting at 8:00 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, Marysville.  The dance, which is a fundraiser for the theatre, will feature songs from the 50s through the 90s played by a DJ from Manhattan.  Light refreshments will be served; a cash bar will be available.  “We’re inviting ... Read More »

Westar rate increase approved

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Kansas regulators have approved a $17 million rate increase for the state‘s largest electric company. The Kansas Corporation Commission said Thursday that residential customers of Westar Energy Inc. should see an average increase of $1 in their monthly bills, or 1.3 percent. The increase is expected to take effect within a month. The additional revenues will cover ... Read More »

Kansas House hears testimony on naming US 77 bridge near Blue Rapids

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A Kansas House committee this week heard testimony in support of a bill naming a bridge in Marshall County in memory of a young Blue Rapids man killed in Vietnam. Representative Sharon Schwartz, a Washington Republican, says she testified before the House Taxation Committee in support of a bill that would name the bridge on U.S. 77 east of Blue ... Read More »

New housing project will start by July 1

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By Julie Perry Construction on 12 duplexes and a community building will start by July 1 for low-income housing in Marysville. Tax credits in an annual amount of $441,959 were approved for the Excel Development group’s project on Jan. 4 by the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation. Development director Bill Caton, Auburn, notified City Administrator Rick Shain that the project had ... Read More »

New economic development effort considered

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By Katelynn Hasler The Marshall County commissioners and the Marysville City Council both gave their approval Monday for the establishment of a steering committee that will examine the potential for a joint economic development effort. County economic development director George McCune presented a plan for a new system of economic development to the commissioners in their Monday meeting. The system ... Read More »