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Blue Rapids Museum To Hold Annual Meeting

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On Sunday, April 19 at 2:00 PM, the Blue Rapids Historical Society will be holding its annual meeting at the museum and also celebrating its tenth anniversary as an organization. Refreshments will be served. Nolan Sump, President of the historical society, will be giving a presentation on his restoration of his carriage house, which is the last two-story carriage house ...

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Livingston Enterprises Fire Ruled Accidental

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A fire March 22nd that destroyed four buildings of the Livingston Enterprises hog confinement operation south of Fairbury was ruled accidental by the state fire marshal’s office. Twenty-six area fire departments, including Kansas and Nebraska units responded to the blaze at the 10,000 head swine farrowing complex.

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Kansas County Health Rankings Released

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The Kansas Health Institute recently released county rankings, considering a variety of health and wellness factors. Washington County ranked an impressive number seven in the state in health outcomes, with high marks for length of life, social and economic factors including education, unemployment, crime, and children’s poverty. Concern was noted with health behaviors, and clinical care, which includes limited access ...

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Injury Accident Reported In Washington County

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An injury accident was reported in Washington County March 20th on 23rd Road, just east of Cross Creek Road. Dolly Griswold of Bremen lost control and rolled after swerving to avoid an animal. She was taken by private vehicle to the Hanover Hospital.

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Gage County Township Holds Annual Meeting

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Gage County Township Representatives met Thursday for the annual Gage County Township Association meeting. Road issues, including lack of gravel, consumed a good part of the discussion.

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The Bulldog Report – March 30, 2015

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This week’s edition of The Bulldog Report is hosted by three freshmen at Marysville High School: Jack Blumer, Michaela Forst, and Avery Williams. They talk about reading dystopian literature in Ms. Prockish’s English class, going geocaching with Mrs. Kessinger-Wassom, and they highlight all of the awesome projects on which they’re working in Mrs. Spicer’s art classes.

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Marshall County Ag Fair April 9th In Marysville

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Marshall County agricultural producers and landowners are invited to attend the Marshall County Ag Fair on Thursday, April 9, 2015 between 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM at the Marysville City Hall. The Ag Fair will be an educational event that will provide information about important steps that agricultural producers and landowners must take to learn of and be eligible for ...

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Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – March 23rd

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The Board of County Commission (BOCC) for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, March 23rd, 2015 in the Commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Tim Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; and Gary Ouellette, Vice-Chairman, 3rd District Commissioner. Denae Jueneman, County Clerk, was present to record meeting minutes. The next regular ...

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Marysville Superintendent Testifies In Favor Of New Funding Bill

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Marysville School Superintendent Bill Mullins testified at a Kansas Senate Committee Hearing Tuesday in favor of a bill creating a new approach for financing school districts, that would be introduced in six inaugural districts including Marysville that are currently designated as “innovative districts.” If adopted, the plan would roll out statewide in 2017. It calls for a block grant mechanism ...

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UPDATE: Todd Frye To Run As Write-In Candidate For Marysville Mayor

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KNDY News confirmed social media reports Tuesday, that Todd Frye will run as a write-in candidate for Marysville Mayor, challenging Carla Grund, who is the only candidate filed. Both currently serve on the City Council. Marysville voters wishing to cast a ballot for Todd Frye will need to write in the name, and check the oval box next to the ...

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