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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 »

Washington County Commission Minutes – June 24

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The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, June 24, 2013 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairwoman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Gary Ouellette, 3rd District Commissioner; and Denae Dimler, County Clerk. Next regular meeting will be Monday, July 1, 2013 at 8:30 A.M. ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Minutes – June 24

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The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Robert S. Connell, Chairman; Thomas K. Holle member and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. Commissioner Loiseau was absent from the meeting. 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 ... Read More »

This is Lightning Safety Awareness Week

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Summer is the peak season for lightning, one of weather’s most deadly occurrences. On average over the past 50 years, at least one Kansan has died from a lightning each year. Lightning Safety Awareness Week (June 23 to 29) sponsored by the Kansas Division of Emergency Management, the National Weather Service, and the American Red Cross, is a nationwide effort ... Read More »

A Collection of Record Proportions

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The Blue Rapids Museum is close to opening a major and unique exhibit in the “Stanley’s” portion. The Floyd Sutton family, as a tribute to Fib, plan to bring in antique toys, Georgia Pacific photos, old model trains, refurbished antique clocks and unique working phonographs. There will be antique tools of known and unknown purposes and a tribute to the ... Read More »