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Frankfort SummerFest is this weekend

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The Frankfort SummerFest is this weekend, Friday evening and all day Saturday. Friday night is the Amazing Race, with registration opening at 6:30 and the race starting at 7 pm. A 24 hour co-softball tournament will also begin Friday night. On Saturday, inflatables will be open from 9 am to 2 pm, along with a Petting Zoo and a Parents as Teachers play ... Read More »

City Council votes for new tennis courts

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The Marysville City Council voted 7-0 to fund 8 new tennis courts for $400,000. The plan is to have the city pay for the whole thing and then have the school district pay the city $150,000, over the course of 10 years, and the tennis committee will raise private funds, along with a grant from the U.S. Tennis Association in ... Read More »

Registrations being taken for Marshall County Fair Parade

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The Marshall County Fair Parade is just a month away now and registrations are being taken for those who would like to be in the parade. Nine categories will be judged. Children, 4-H, Commercial, Individual, Organizations, Antiques, Horse Drawn, Horses or Saddle Clubs, and Theme, which this years theme is “Let the Good Times Grow at the Marshall County Fair.” ... Read More »

Pony Express Re-ride coming thru town early Tuesday

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The Pony Express Re-ride begins Monday June 17 in St. Joseph, MO at 10 am and will make it’s trek westward over a period of 10 days, 24 hours a day, covering 1,966 miles, ending in Sacramento, CA on June 27 at 10:30 am. The re-ride will be going through the area late Monday night and early Tuesday morning. It ... Read More »

Bond passes in Gage County mail in election

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In a special mail in election in Gage County, which ended Tuesday, 62% of the voters voted for the purpose of paying the costs of improving and/or repaving certain highways and roads in Gage County, not to exceed $5.6 million. Read More »

14 year old killed at Centralia Lake Monday

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The Nemaha County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 14 year old boy who was killed at Centralia Lake on Monday evening, just before 6 pm. According to the report, they received a call of an injury at the Lake after he was thrown from a tube being pulled by a boat. He was transported to Nemaha Valley Community ... Read More »

Reminder: Road Construction To Begin Today on K-99 Highway

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Beginning today, weather permitting, a resurfacing project will begin on a 21.64-mile stretch of K-99 from the U.S. 24 junction north to the north K-16 junction in Pottawatomie County. Project work includes a 1-inch surface mill and 1-inch asphalt overlay on mainline lanes. Work will take place during daylight hours, Monday through Friday, with some occasional Saturday work. The work ... Read More »

Get Real at Frankfort Summerfest on June 15th

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Get Real this summer at the 2013 Frankfort Summerfest, on Saturday, June 15th. With this year’s theme based on reality TV, the Summerfest will kickoff on Friday, June 14th, with The Amazing Race, a fun for all ages foot race/scavenger hunt within the city limits. Registration for the race will be held at the Frankfort City Park at 6:30 p.m. ... Read More »

Marshall County Fair Carnival Tickets now available

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Marshall County Fair Carnival Ride tickets are now on sale. Price is $15 now thru July 11, after July 11, the price will be $20. You may purchase your tickets from any of the Fair Board Members or at the State Bank of Blue Rapids. Read More »

More than 100 show up for job fair

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More than 100 people showed up for a job fair in Beatrice Wednesday as Blattner Energy, based out of Minnesota and the project developer for NextEra Energy Resources, which will build the new wind farm in southern Gage and Jefferson counties beginning next month and going thru the end of the year, held the fair. As much as 30 percent of ... Read More »