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Negotiations Continue On Baileyville School Buildings Sale

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Negotiations continue with Highland Community College and USD 115 for sale of the school buildings in Baileyville. An original price tag of $500,000 is now being reduced to $350,000, after counter offers by each party. Highland plans to use the facility for a learning center. The school board had recently met in special session to approve the price reduction. Read More »

Community Gardens Encourage Capital Growth

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By Leslie Manning, 4-H Youth and Community Development Agent – River Valley Extension District The opportunity for a community garden is available to all constituents in the River Valley Extension District who have self-motivation and community partnership. Whether gardener or partner, each role encourages capital growth within the seven areas of the community capital framework: built, natural, social, political, cultural, human ... Read More »

The King’s Singers to Set the Mood for the Holiday Season

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One of the world’s most successful a cappella groups is coming to Marshall County for a two-day residency. While in the area The King’s Singers will perform a Christmas concert and lead a Master Class. Ticket sales are underway for their concert, “Joy to the World,” on Friday, November 29, at 7:00 p.m. in the Marysville High School auditorium. Founded ... Read More »

KCC Grants Grain Belt Express Siting Permit Contingent Upon Line Siting Approval in Three Other States

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Topeka, KS – Today, the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC or Commission) approved an Order granting a siting permit to Grain Belt Express Clean Line LLC (Grain Belt Express) to construct the Kansas portion of a 600 kV high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission line, and an HVDC converter station and associated transmission facilities. The line begins in Ford County, Kansas, ... Read More »

Second Annual Gingerbread House Contest To Be Held In Marysville

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The 2nd Annual Gingerbread House Contest will be held in conjunction with the Christmas Opening in downtown Marysville on November 29th & 30th.  The contest  is open to the public (amateurs only) and has 3 categories:  Youth (11 & under), Teen (12-17) and Adult (18 & up).  Entries may be submitted by an individual or by a group.  First place prizes ... Read More »

Christmas Tree Skirts – ‘Past & Present’ To Be Displayed In Marysville

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Christmas Tree Skirts – ‘Past & Present’ will be held in conjunction with the Christmas opening in downtown Marysville on November 29 & 30.   The show will feature a display of your vintage or new Christmas Tree Skirts. If you have a Christmas Tree Skirt, old or new, that you just love; is just the funniest thing you have ever seen; is the ugliest ... Read More »

High Speed Chase Leads To Wreck, Two Arrests

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A Marysville man was taken into custody Friday evening after his vehicle crashed, following a high speed chase. Authorities pursued Jonathon Largen of Marysville after an incident outside a bar in Blue Rapids was reported. The chase, which involved the Marshall County Sheriff’s office ended on the East River Road near Alcove Spring around 8 p.m. Largen lost control and ... Read More »

Blue Rapids Man Dies In Motorcycle Accident Near Waterville

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A Blue Rapids man was killed in a motorcycle accident early Sunday morning. Forty-year-old Kenneth Lee Bishop went off U.S. Highway 77 south of Waterville, and struck a culvert throwing Bishop off into the ditch. The accident occurred sometime before 6 am. Read More »

Landoll Shop 50 Secure After 911 Hang-Up Call Tuesday

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The Marysville Police Department responded to a 911 hang-up call about 5:21 p.m. Tuesday regarding the threat of an active shooter at Shop 50 of Landoll Corporation. Police Chief Todd Ackerman said officers are trying to find out who called 911, because they are unable to call the phone back. In response to the hang-up call, Police went to Shop ... Read More »

Marshall County Board of Commissioners Meeting Minutes – Nov. 4

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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 a motion by ... Read More »