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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 »

Local Fire Departments Receive Grant Money

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WASHINGTON , DC– U.S. Senator Pat Roberts today announced over $1.24 million in twenty-one grants were awarded to Kansas firefighters to improve homeland security. Senator Roberts said, “I am pleased to announce these funds, which are vital to improve firefighting efforts and first responder needs in rural Kansas . It’s imperative to support our local fire departments.” St. Mary’s Fire ... Read More »

Summerfield Man Injured in Accident

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On Friday, January 22nd, A Summerfield man was injured in an accident near the intersection of Highway 77 and Highway 8 in Nebraska. Shortly after 5:00 A.M,. Roger Gilbertson, age 35, of Summerfield was turning north onto Highway 77 when he reportedly began fishtailing on ice. The rear of Gilbertson’s vehicle crossed the center line and struck a car driven ... Read More »

Washington County Businesses become Victims of Crime.

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The Washington County Sheriff’s Department is investigating several reports of damage to property, thefts and burglaries that occurred over a short time period.  On Saturday an officer was dispatched to 119 6th Street in Greenleaf for the report of a theft.  On Sunday a deputy called to the intersection of US 36 & K 15, where the Korner Café reported ... Read More »

Emergency Route between Manhattan and area hospitals being discussed

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Representative Sharon Schwartz spoke with the Kansas Transportation Secretary Miller before the transportation committee and asked her if an emergency route could be designated between the hospitals in Marshall and Washington Counties to Manhattan. Representative Schwartz would like KDOT to establish an emergency route that will make those roads a priority for road crews when it comes to clearing them. ... Read More »

The Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall will come to Seneca

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The Seneca Legion Riders of Post 21 will host the Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall from July 29, 2010 to August 2, 2010.  The 220 foot long Wall will be on display 24 hours a day.  The wall is a half size replica of the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C.  It carries the names of the 58,228 service men and ... Read More »

Legislative Forum comes to Marysville

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The Marysville Chamber of Commerce and AT&T will host a Legislative Forum with area legislators Saturday, February 6th.  State Senator Mark Taddiken and State Representative Sharon Schwartz will be on hand with comments and to address your questions.  The public is encouraged to attend this Legislative Forum at the Marysville City Hall.  The forum will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. Read More »

Washington County Hospital proceeds with bond process.

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Washington County Hospital will begin the bonding process to fund a new Hospital Building.  During the regular Washington County Commissioners meeting it was reported that the hospital was in favor of revenue bonds that do not obligate tax payers to debt payment.  The hospital board reported it will need to sign a contract with Piper Jaffray to begin the bonding ... Read More »