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Voter turnout very low in the area

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Voter turnout for the City and School elections around the area were very low, but about what was anticipated. Marshall County had the highest percentage of voter turnout with 26% while Nemaha County only had 1/2 of that at 13%. Washington County was in the middle at roughly 21%. For the most part that was what was anticipated by the County Clerk’s before the ... Read More »

Strike Out Cancer Fundraiser, Saturday May 4 at Landoll Lanes

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Mark your calendar for Saturday, May 4 when the Marshall County Relay for Life will be sponsoring a Fundraiser called Strike Out Cancer. The event will be held at Landoll Lanes starting at 11 am and running until Midnight. 10% of all sales that day at Landoll Lanes will go towards finding a cure for cancer. If you have any questions, you may contact ... Read More »

Section of Highway 36 to have Crack Repair done

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The Kansas Department of Transportation announced approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas at a letting that took place on March 20 in Topeka. In Washington County, 4.3 miles of Highway 36 will have crack repair done by Missouri Pavement Maintenance, Inc. of Independence, MO for $40,800. This stretch of road will be from east of ... Read More »

More Election Results From April 2nd Election

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Unofficial election results from the April 2nd, 2013 elections. $17 million bond issue for new hospital in Onaga Yes Winner 593 78% No 165 22% Total Votes: 758 – 99% Onaga Mayor Gary Holthaus (I) 90 41% August Hartwich Winner 131 59% Total Votes: 221 – 99% USD 108 Washington School Board, Position 6 Mark Cudney 45 34% Mary Dodd ... Read More »

Tuesday Election Results

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Tuesday election results … Marshall County… Marysville Mayor Bill Phillipi was unopposed.  For city council, Vicky Gross edged Breta Bloomberg by a vote 56-55 for Ward 3, and Dennis Schroller unseated Liz Doll 161-54 in Ward 4.  Carla Grund and Keith Beikman ran unopposed in Wards 1 and 2, Marysville city council. In Blue Rapids, the top three for City ... Read More »

City and School Election Results

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Marshall County USD 364 Marysville Position 4 Chris Denner 627 Bob Oliver 572 Position 5 Marc Degenhardt 675 Michelle Reinhart 537 Position 6 Steven Schotte 664 Julie Haggard 532 Marysville City Council Ward 3 Vicky Gross 56 Breta Bloomberg 55 Ward 4 Dennis Schroller 161 Liz Doll  54 Oketo Mayor Darrell Cook 19 Melvern Holle 16 Washington County USD 108 ... Read More »

A reminder from Marshall County Emergency Management concerning burn permits

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The Marshall County Emergency Management office would like to remind you that it’s that time of year again when farmers are wanting to burn some pasture and cropland, and with that, for all open burning, a permit is required. You may obtain a permit from the Marshall County Sheriff’s office by calling 785-562-3141. Burn bans may be put into effect ... Read More »

Former Marysville resident pleads guilty to embezzling more than $500,000

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Former Marysville resident, Larry Lord, age 63, pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $500,000 from the commercial construction company, Cheney Construction, Inc. in Manhattan that he worked for from 1995 to 2012. He embezzled the money from the company’s bank account to pay his personal expenses, including credit card debt for him and his wife. In order to cover his ... Read More »

Schedule change for commodity distribution in Marshall County

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Scheduling for Marshall County Agency on Aging commodity distribution has changed. Previously all sites in the county were open Thursdays. This month, the schedule changes to a two day event, with Home City, Beattie, Oketo, Herkimer, Bremen, and Marysville resident distribution on Wednesday, April 3 from 1-4 at the Helvering Center in Marysville. Sites in Summerfield, Axtell, Vermillion, Frankfort, Blue ... Read More »

Special Meeting held in Blue Rapids concerning Post Office

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A special town hall meeting was held in Blue Rapids last Thursday, concerning the Blue Rapids Post Office.  Surveys had been sent out to just over 600 patrons and about 1/3 of them were returned.  After reviewing the surveys, retail hours at the Blue Rapids Post Office will be cut, with the hours most likely being 7:30 am to 3:30 ... Read More »