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Marysville Volunteer Fire Department Responds To Combine Fire


The Marysville Volunteer Fire Department responded Saturday afternoon to a combine on fire five miles south of town on the West River Road. Owned by Bernard Dwerlkotte, the combine was totaled. Late Sunday afternoon, they responded to a call of a possible fire at the County Transfer Station, which turned out to be a neighboring farmer burning brush.

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Break-In Reported In Centralia


The Nemaha County Sheriff reports a break-in in Centralia, at 512 Mulberry. Sometime during the afternoon of October 26th, someone took a chainsaw, medication, and financial papers, valued at $530.

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Ranch Management Meeting Planned; Advanced Registration Requested

Nebraska Extension

Advance registration is requested for a ranch management meeting in Beatrice Wednesday, November 19th. The Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition, and Nebraska Extension, will present the five essentials of successful ranch management, including integrative and holistic approaches, continuous improvement of key resources such as land, livestock, and people. Use of good analysis and decision making tools, cost controls, and emphasis on marketing will be …

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Suspect Arrested In Attempted Murder Case In Manhattan


MANHATTAN, KAN. – On November 13, 2014 at approximately 11:38AM the Riley County Police Department received a 911 call in reference to a domestic violence incident in the 600 block of Yuma Street Manhattan, Kansas. The reporting party stated that a female had been stabbed multiple times. Officers responded to the area and located a 27 year old female at …

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KDOT Prepared For Winter; Advises Motorists To Follow Safety Tips


With snow in the forecast later this week, the Kansas Department of Transportation is ready. This year KDOT has implemented new snow fighter training courses to better educate new equipment operators on all aspects of roadway snow and ice control as well as how to maintain their equipment. KDOT has a staff of 1,200 ready for winter weather, 24 hours …

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Marysville City Council Meeting Notes


The Marysville City Council met Monday. An ordinance was adopted formalizing city annexation of North Eighth Street to/and including Jayhawk Road east to Sixteenth Street. Condemnation proceedings on a property at 600 Elm were tabled, as new owners plan demolition of the structure. Work continues as weather permits on the south Seventh Street concrete, and the city hopes to begin work on the 11th …

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Washington County Commission Meeting Notes


Washington County Commissioners met Monday. Dan Thalman was present, and discussed county economic development efforts, indicating that he was not in favor of hiring full time, but perhaps look at Republic County, which contracts with an outside firm for incentive programs. He questioned the redundancy in having three government subsidized meal facilities, with the hospital, jail, and senior meal sites all providing similar …

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Prairie Hills USD 113 Raises Mill Levy For 5 Years

Prairie Hills USD 113

Prairie Hills USD 113 School Board meeting Monday discussed the Capital Outlay Resolution for a  continuous and permanent 8 mill tax, which was defeated by voters, and instead adopted a resolution for a six mill levy for a period of five years, which was approved on a 6-1 board vote.

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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – Nov. 10th

Marshall County Kansas

The Board of Canvassers met at 8:00 a.m. to canvass the votes of the 2014 General Election held on November 4, 2014 they completed the canvass at 9:45 a.m. 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. The meeting was called …

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