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Washington County Commission Minutes – June 24

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The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, June 24, 2013 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairwoman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Gary Ouellette, 3rd District Commissioner; and Denae Dimler, County Clerk. Next regular meeting will be Monday, July 1, 2013 at 8:30 A.M. ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Minutes – June 24

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The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Robert S. Connell, Chairman; Thomas K. Holle member and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. Commissioner Loiseau was absent from the meeting. 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 ... Read More »

This is Lightning Safety Awareness Week

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Summer is the peak season for lightning, one of weather’s most deadly occurrences. On average over the past 50 years, at least one Kansan has died from a lightning each year. Lightning Safety Awareness Week (June 23 to 29) sponsored by the Kansas Division of Emergency Management, the National Weather Service, and the American Red Cross, is a nationwide effort ... Read More »

A Collection of Record Proportions

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The Blue Rapids Museum is close to opening a major and unique exhibit in the “Stanley’s” portion. The Floyd Sutton family, as a tribute to Fib, plan to bring in antique toys, Georgia Pacific photos, old model trains, refurbished antique clocks and unique working phonographs. There will be antique tools of known and unknown purposes and a tribute to the ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioner Minutes 6-17-13

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The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, June 17, 2013 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present:   Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairwoman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Gary Ouellette, 3rd District Commissioner; and Denae Dimler, County Clerk.   Next regular meeting will be Monday, June 24, 2013 at 8:30 ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioner Minutes 6-17-13

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

2 men killed near Manhattan

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Two people were killed in a car vs. semi accident near Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon, just before 4 pm. According to the report by the Kansas Highway Patrol, Christian Rodriguez, age 23 of Wichita, was westbound on US Highway 24 a mile east of Seth Child Road, driving a 1999 Freightliner semi when the second vehicle, a 2001 Toyota passenger ... Read More »

Old Fashioned 4th of July planned in Marysville

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Marysville Chamber of Commerce to host celebration. In honor of Independence Day, the Marysville Chamber of Commerce is excited about their plans for “An Old Fashioned 4th of July” in 2013.  “We hope everyone will join us to celebrate and visit,” said Brenda Staggenborg of the Marysville Chamber of Commerce.  “The day will be filled with a family fun run/walk/bike ... Read More »

Meeting to discuss Alcove Spring is set

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There’s going to be a special meeting coming up Tuesday June 25 at the Blue Rapids Community Center beginning at 1 pm to discuss Alcove Spring. Those who would like to see more visitors at Alcove Spring will want to attend this meeting. Steve Burns, Landscape Architect for the National Park Service and Aaron Mahr, Superintendent of National Trails will ... Read More »

SCC ranked 12th best community college in U S by TheBestSchools.org

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Southeast Community College is ranked the No. 12 community college in the United States by TheBestSchools.org, a leading higher education/career website. The website selected the 50 best community colleges based on a comparison of several studies and ratings of community colleges, as well as the college’s reputation and a review of a large number of notable community colleges. David Redfearn, ... Read More »