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Clean Line Energy To Hold Public Hearings in August

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Plans continue with Clean Line Energy Partners to develop a high voltage electric transmission line that would transport power from southwest Kansas wind farms to customers in eastern urban areas. The 700 mile route would begin near Dodge City, coming north past Great Bend, continuing through central Kansas near Beloit and Concordia. The proposed “middle route” would then continue into ... Read More »

Blue Springs Man Sentenced To To Jail

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A 27 year old Blue Springs man was sentenced Tuesday to one year in jail on charges related to a break in in Blue Springs in May. Several people were at home at the time, and a man was assaulted. Billy A. Okeefe was also sentenced Tuesday to one year in jail on charges related to another assault outside a ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners Meeting Notes

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Marshall County Commissioners met Monday.  Ed Henry advised that Twin Valley Developmental Services is considering dropping their general transportation service. Marshall County Economic Development Committee is requesting funding for a proposed Marshall County Industrial Park. At this time the board has not appropriated any money toward this project. Commissioners did approve advertising for a part time employee to work 3-4 ... Read More »

Resurfacing Project Underway On K-9, K-99 & K-87 in Marshall County

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Road construction in Marshall County began this week on a resurfacing project on K-9, K-99, and K-87. Work began on K-9 west of Frankfort. K-87 and K-99 work will follow. Traffic through the construction zone is being flagged, with a pilot car. Completion is not expected until early October. Kansas Department of Transportation has the route outline on their website. Read More »

Infrastructure Upgrades To Affect Water To Some Marysville Residents

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On Wednesday, July 17th, beginning at approximately 9:00 a.m. the Marysville Water Department will be shutting water off to install new water main valves and a fire hydrant at 13th & Laramie. This may affect your service. The areas affected will be Laramie St. From 11th to 14th N. and 13th From Calhoun St. to Jenkins St. The water WILL be ... Read More »

Highway K-63 Accident Takes Life Of Baileyville Woman

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A fatality accident was discovered early Sunday morning in Nemaha County. Twenty-year-old Kayla R. Strathman of Baileyville was southbound on K-63, about four miles south of 24th Road when her vehicle left the roadway, began to broadside, and struck a field driveway. The vehicle then became airborne and rolled, ejecting Strathman. Nemaha County 911 received a call around 4:30 am ... Read More »

HELP WANTED: KNDY Seeking Sports Play By Play Announcer

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KNDY has a position open for a play by play sports announcer. If you or someone you know has play by play experience, and would be interested in calling high school football games this fall, and perhaps basketball, let us know. This could be a part time job broadcasting games only, or we would consider a full time position. The ... Read More »

Proposed Housing Project Tabled By Marysville City Council

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A proposed 22 unit duplex housing development at the east edge of Marysville, near the new water tower, was sidelined at Monday’s city council meeting. Several property owners south of the site had expressed concerns regarding water runoff and drainage issues. With that in mind, the city planning commission earlier last month had recommended against the city rezoning the area, ... Read More »

Wheat Harvest Appears To Be In Good Shape

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A late wheat harvest this summer still proved encouraging for area farmers. With a yield average reported at 47-48 bushel per acre, some fields topped 80 bushels. Many spent the Independence Day weekend bringing in the crop, which proved to be of good quality, dry, and with good test weights. Those remaining fields north in southeast Nebraska were tackled this ... Read More »

Gage County Board Approves Verizon Tower Near Virginia, NE

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Gage County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday heard discussion regarding a proposed cellular tower near Virginia. The issue had been on the table since May, with public hearings at a planning and zoning commission, and previous supervisors meeting. A unanimous vote gave a green light for a proposed special use permit for the 308’ tower which will be built by ... Read More »