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Bill To Rename Blue Rapids River Bridge Sent To Governor Parkinson

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Topeka – Legislation that will honor a fallen U.S. Marine from Marshall County is on its way to the Governor. The Kansas Senate today approved House Bill 2436. The bill will name bridge No. 62 on U.S. Highway 77 that goes over the Big Blue River east of Blue Rapids in Marshall County as the 1st Lieutenant Michael Hugh Breeding ... Read More »

Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon trial in Marshall County Court

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A jury trial for charges of aggravated battery and aggravated assault with a weapon against Nathan Stohs began on Wednesday.  Officer Larry Wetzel testified that he had responded to a call on May 25th concerning fighting in the area of 7th Street and North Street.  In the course of the investigation it was found that a pickup driven by Tim ... Read More »

USD 488 hold school consolidation informational meeting

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Consolidation was the topic of a meeting held at the Axtell Gym Wednesday night. Superintendent Bob Bartkowski began the meeting with a presentation of the current options available to the Axtell, Bern, Summerfield School District. Superintendent Bartkowski made it clear to the crowd of approximately 70 people that the school district was prepared to function for one more year on ... Read More »

Marshall Co. To Host 50th Annual Quality Beef Day

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The 50th Annual Quality Beef Day will be held on Saturday, April 10, 2010 at Hedstrom Hall in Marysville, Kansas. Quality Beef Day will start by holding a livestock judging contest. The livestock judging contest will begin at 9:15 A.M. Registration for the livestock judging contest will begin at 8:30 A.M. Anyone can participate in the livestock judging contest. Following ... Read More »

Marysville Farmers Market Meeting Set

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The Marysville Farmers Market will have a planning meeting for area vendors at 10:30 a.m. this Saturday at the Marysville City Building. Anyone interested in selling at the market this summer and fall is welcome. The meeting will explain state regulations the market will follow and will feature a guest speaker from Washington County Farm Bureau who will talk about ... Read More »

B&B BOARD OF EDUCATION HOLDS A SPECIAL MEETING CONCERNING CONSOLIDATION

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  The special meeting of the U.S.D. #451 Board of Education was called to order Tuesday, February 23, 2010 by President Dale Sudbeck at 7:00 p.m. Alan Schmitz, Steve Sudbeck, Nick Holthaus, Jim Dalinghaus, John Haug, and Martin Haug answered roll call.  Also attending were Jerry Turner, Carol Hunninghake, and Cheryl Deters.      Martin Haug made a motion to waive ... Read More »

Alcove Springs leads the list of the 8 Wonders of Kansas Geography

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After six weeks of voting and 12,401 votes later, it’s time to announce the 8 Wonders of Kansas Geography.  Thanks to all of you that participated!  We had more schools than ever vote in this contest.  In alphabetical order: Alcove Spring, Blue Rapids Coronado Heights, Lindsborg Four-State Lookout, White Cloud Gyp Hills Scenic Drive and Gypsum Hills Scenic Byway, Barber ... Read More »

HERITAGE TRUST FUND GRANTS AWARDED to Washington County Sheriff’s building

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TOPEKA, KS- The Kansas Historical Society announced the Kansas Historic Sites Board of Review made its recommendations for the 2010 round of Heritage Trust Fund (HTF) grants on February 20, 2010. The Board awarded $757,530 for 13 projects across the state. Forty-seven eligible applications were reviewed, requesting a total of $3,134,341 in funds. As in previous years, the HTF program ... Read More »

Kansas fire service helps defeat bill to prohibit home fire sprinklers

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February 25, 2010 – Fire safety advocates led a successful effort in Kansas this month to defeat what they described as a dangerous piece of legislation. House Bill 2515 would have prohibited local jurisdictions from adopting sprinkler requirements in homes. The bill did not receive the needed votes to pass. “This bill would have put citizens and firefighters’ lives at ... Read More »

Honor flight fundraiser this Saturday

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Jackson Heights School District will hold a fundraiser Saturday for an Honor Flight this spring. Honor Flights takes World War II veterans to Washington DC to visit the National World War II memorial and other historic sites. Jackson Heights School District Superintendent Paul Becker says a chicken and noodle dinner will be held Saturday evening at the EUM Church in Holton. The cost of ... Read More »