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Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – Feb. 2nd


The Board of County Commission (BOCC) for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, February 2nd, 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. Kathy Fritz, Deputy County Clerk, was present to record meeting minutes. The next ...

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Injury Accident Sends Nebraska Man To Hospital


An injury accident was reported Monday afternoon, shortly before 1 p.m., ten miles north of Marysville on U.S. Highway 77. Justin James, 28, of Sangar, Nebraska lost control, crossing the center line, then hit a guardrail and went into the ditch. He was transported to Community Memorial Hospital in Marysville.

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USD 364 Education Roundtable Wednesday; Public Invited

Marysville High School Bulldogs

Marysville USD 364 patrons are reminded of, and invited to, an education roundtable this Wednesday evening, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Marysville Jr./Sr. High cafeteria. Superintendent Bill Mullins will present the State of the District, highlighting financial information, and student achievements. He will also discuss the District of Innovation application, which is designed to develop internship and mentoring programs ...

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Cloud County Community College To Be At Washington Co. High School Tonight


Cloud County Community College is partnering with the Washington County School District to offer Agri Biotechnology, and CDL trainings. An Associate Degree or certification may be obtained through the program, helping prepare future employees. Cloud County representatives will be on hand Tuesday evening (2/3/15) at 6:30 p.m. at Washington County High School to answer questions, and will have a mobile ...

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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – Feb. 2nd

Marshall County Kansas

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with Robert S. Connell, Chairman; Thomas K. Holle and Charles R. Loiseau 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 by ...

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Waterville Man Sent To KU Med With Disabling Injuries


An injury accident in Douglas County Wednesday afternoon sent a Waterville man to the hospital with disabling injuries. Joseph S. Saur, 49, was passing a truck and trailer on U.S. Highway 24, four miles north of Lawrence. The truck proceeded to turn, and trapped the Saur vehicle beneath the trailer. Saur was taken to the University of Kansas Medical Center ...

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Authorities Respond To Disturbance In Odell


Authorities were called early Sunday morning to an Odell residence at Meyer and Garfield Streets for a disturbance. An apparent altercation with a girlfriend led Lee M. Bullington, age 27, to reportedly step off a second story roof of the residence. He apparently suffered only minor injuries, and appeared highly intoxicated and agitated. He had indicated that the female had ...

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Area Filings Made For Upcoming Election


The filing deadline was Tuesday for the upcoming election. In Marysville, Carla Grund filed for Mayor, Brad Ekiss council Ward 1, Darlene Boss and Tam Gordon will face off in Ward 2, Kevin Throm filed in Ward 3, and Todd Frye filed for reelection in Ward 4. Ken Kichaefer filed for City Treasurer. In Axtell, Richard Burger, John Darrah, and ...

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Marysville City Council Meeting Notes – Jan. 26th


The Marysville City Council met Monday. Following discussion, bills were approved, on a 4-3 roll call vote. Vicky Gross was concerned with the billings for Bolton/McNish Law Firm and Coffman/Defries/Nothern, indicating that there were conversations between the two, and potential of cross talk, in interpreting an opinion on the intangibles tax issue. An amendment to exclude the intangibles conversation from the McNish bill, that ...

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Juvenile Arrested In Onaga Bomb Threat Hoax


Pottawatomie County authorities arrested a 14-year-old juvenile for aggravated criminal threat following a bomb threat that prompted the evacuation of Onaga Grade School, Onaga Hospital, and local businesses on Tuesday. Pottawatomie County Sheriff Gregg Riat released a written statement saying that his department, along with Onaga Police and the Kansas Highway Patrol searched the threatened buildings with explosive-sniffing dogs, and ...

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