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Two Arrested In Connection To Beatrice Burglary

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Eighteen year old Jonathon Klein and 21 year old Jesse Saudarg were arrested last weekend in connection with a burglary in Beatrice of electronics and games. The goods were taken to a Blue Springs property. Klien’s bond was set at $7,500 and Saudarg at $3,000 in connection with the incident. Read More »

Suspects Arrested In Stolen Car & Fire in Blue Springs

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A car stolen in Wymore late Saturday night was found torched at the Blue Springs Ballfield early Sunday. Twenty year old Patrick J Wahlstrom, and 20 year old Christopher Okeefe were arrested, and taken into custody in Blue Springs Sunday evening. Wahlstrom apparently drove the vehicle through Blue Springs at a high rate of speed with four passengers, including Okeefe. ... Read More »

Blue River Tail Named To Rails To Trails Conservancy Top 10 List

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The Rails to Trails Conservancy, a nationwide nonprofit organization, with over 100,000 members has listed the Blue River Rail Train at Marysville among its top ten rail trails for American History. Citing the communities unique role in migration and westward exploration, the listing highlights the July 4 run/walk/ride planned. The organization is dedicated to connecting people and communities by creating ... Read More »

Gage County Supervisors Plan Fall Road Work Projects

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Gage County Board of Supervisors continued steps toward issuance of $5.6 million for road improvements, after adoption by voters with 62% approval in June. Financial and construction timelines were discussed last week, with adoption of a bond resolution anticipated July 24, and funds coming available late in August. Some of the work could begin this year, and is to include ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners Meeting Wrap-Up

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Washington County Commissioners met Monday. Teryl Goeckel of Washington asked commissioners to consider adopting the Rural Enterprise Zone Program which is administered by the Kansas Department of Commerce, and offers incentives on income tax and student loan repayments for individuals willing to move to one of the counties designated by the program. Washington County is one of fifty counties in ... Read More »

K-87 Highway To Close Tuesday For Culvert Replacement Project

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EXPECT DELAYS! DAY-LONG ROADWAY CLOSURE: Northbound and southbound K-87 from approximately 2.5 miles south of the U.S.36 junction (in Marshall County) will be CLOSED both directions to all traffic for a culvert replacement project under the highway pavement on Tuesday, July 2 between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., weather permitting. K-87 will be closed from just north of the Salem ... Read More »

Independence Day Activities Are Planned In Area Communities

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Waterville gets a jump start on Wednesday evening with entertainment and concessions. Fireworks are scheduled for dusk at Lipton ball field. Marysville starts the fourth with a family fun run/walk/ride on the Blue River Rail Trail beginning at 9.  Pre-register at Marysville Health and Fitness, with on-site registration also available. The city will offer free swimming at the pool. Historic ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Discusses Water & Sewer Rates

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Water and sewer rate increases were discussed at Mondays Marysville City Council meeting.  The council voted down a request by council-members Vicky Gross and Dennis Schroller that would have waived two remaining years of water rate increases planned. The vote was 2 for, and 4 against. They did however vote to repeal 2014 and 2015 proposed increases in sewer rates. ... Read More »

Governor Brownback Visits Local Businesses

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Kansas Governor Sam Brownback was in Marysville Tuesday afternoon, concluding a whirlwind tour of Kansas businesses in recognition of Small Business Month in June. Following stops in Concordia and Belleville, Brownback stopped at Kansas Specialty Dog Service in Washington, then revisited Oregon Trail Equipment west of Marysville which is rebuilding after the May tornado. Brownback stopped at Tension Envelope, and ... Read More »

Kansas AG’s Office Sets New Consumer Protection Record

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The Kansas Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division recovered more money for Kansans last year than ever before in state history, Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today. Schmidt’s office recovered more than $49 million in consumer restitution, fees and penalties during 2012, shattering the previous one-year record of $17.3 million. “We have made consumer protection one of the top priorities for ... Read More »