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Norris Public Power District Warns Customers of Phone Scam Involving Demands for Electric Bill Payment

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Norris Public Power District is warning customers of a phone scam. Norris Representatives have received notification from customers that they have received phone calls from an unknown source claiming to be from a utility company and then employing a variety of techniques to defraud customers. Norris customers have reported that callers have threatened them with disconnecting electric service to their home or business, ... Read More »

House Claims Life In Seneca Friday Morning

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A house fire in Seneca Friday morning resulted in the death of 85 year old Shirley D. Cleland. He was trapped inside his home at 120 East North Street, which was destroyed by a fire believed to have started in the kitchen area. Another individual in the house escaped through a back bedroom window. Cleland was transported to the burn ... Read More »

Retrial Set In Mccomber Case After Appeals Court Reverses Ruling

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A Retrial is set in March for Stephen Mccomber, whose conviction in the 2010 death of Ryan Lofton of Topeka was reversed by the Kansas Court of Appeals, based on improper evidence used in the trial. The evidence was in connection with a later incident when Mccomber shot Marshall County Deputy Fernando Saldedo in Blue Rapids, stole his patrol car, ... Read More »

Mobile Classroom To Be Moved To Barnes For Preschool Program

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USD 223 Barnes school district with Twin Lakes Regional Cooperative, will move a mobile classroom unit from Fort Riley to Barnes, to serve as a new home for the preschool program. They were previously held at the Greenleaf school building, which was sold by Washington County USD 108, which owned the building. Temporary quarters were being used for the preschool. ... Read More »

Missing Savannah Stevenson Located; Reported Safe

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The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office put out a press release this evening saying that Savannah Stevenson was located, and is in a safe location. They thanked the public for assisting in locating her. ORIGINAL STORY The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office along with the Marysville Police Department are looking for Savannah Stevenson. Savannah is a 26 year old female who is ... Read More »

Law Enforcement Searching For Savannah Stevenson of Waterville

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The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office along with the Marysville Police Department are looking for Savannah Stevenson. Savannah is a 26 year old female who is 5 ft 3 inches, 140 lbs. and dark brown hair. Ms. Stevenson walked away from Valeo Recovery Center in Topeka, KS on December 29, 2014 and hasn’t been heard from or seen since. She is ... Read More »

Drowning Reported At Tuttle Creek State Park

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Police and other emergency crews responded to the River Pond area of Tuttle Creek State Park at approximately 5:24 PM on January 2, 2015. These crews included the Riley County Police Department, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office, the US Army Corps of Engineers, Manhattan Fire Department, Blue Township Fire Department, Riley County ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – Dec. 29th

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

Marshall County Sheriff Seeks Information On Reported Burglary

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On the 26th of December, 2014, the Sheriff’s Office received a call of a burglary in the 1600 section of Tumbleweed Road. Occupants of the home were gone for Christmas and came home to find the front door glass had been broken. Once inside the house the burglar[s] stole a 42 inch Sanyo TV, the Dish box for the TV, ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes (Dec. 22nd)

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The Marysville City Council met last Monday, and considered an opinion from legal counsel regarding the issue of levying 2014 intangibles taxes. Termed intriguing and complicated, a memo received outlined and agreed with aspects of both sides of the question, which arose when councilmember Carla Grund argued that the tax should not have been levied after it was turned down ... Read More »