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Palmer Playground completed in just 2 days!!

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The community of Palmer has a new playground in the park after the community raised the $30,000 needed, and it was built in just 2 days!! May 17 and 18 many volunteers put the playground equipment together, completing the project ahead of schedule. However, there was a delay in allowing kids to play on it until last week while they waited on ... Read More »

Melanie Bryant newest council member in Washington

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Melanie Bryant was sworn in as the newest member of the Washington City Council Monday night. She was appointed to the position by Mayor Ryan Kern to fill his position after he became Mayor following the death of then mayor Harold Jones. Melanie and her husband Marc have 5 children and she also has two step daughters. She is the manager of ... Read More »

Garden Club to hold open meeting Tuesday

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The Marysville Garden Club will hold an open meeting to the public Tuesday, June 4 beginning at 1 pm at City Hall. Torey Butler will speak about the Community Gardens. Everyone is invited to attend. Read More »

New Principal hired at Valley Heights High School

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The Valley Heights Board of Education hired a new Junior-Senior High Principal in a special meeting on May 21 after Don Potter resigned earlier this year, effective July 31. He will become principal of an intermediate school in Neodesha on August 1. Shelly Swayne of Solomon was hired. She has been principal at Solomon High School since 2010. Prior to that she was assistant ... Read More »

Schmitz receives FFA Award

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Audrey Schmitz of the Axtell FFA was recognized during the FFA Convention in Manhattan held last week. Schmitz received a State FFA Proficiency Award in Dairy Production Entrepreneurship for outstanding accomplishments she has made in developing programs that will prepare her for a career in agriculture. The daughter of Joseph and Amy Schmitz, she plans to attend KSU after high school and ... Read More »

Dr. Freeman hired as Interim Superintendent at Marysville

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The USD 364 Board of Education held a special board meeting Thursday night to interview 3 possible candidates for the interim Superintendent position. They interviewed Michael Nolton of North Lyon County, Dr. Dale Slagle of Frontenac, and Dr. Randy Freeman, director of Marshall County Special Services, the special education cooperative between Marysville and Valley Heights School Districts. After the interviews, they ... Read More »

Tornado damage to cost $5-6 million

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Damage from the EF-2 tornado that struck the western half of Marysville Monday night is expected to cost $5-6 million. The National Weather Service reports that the tornado touched down on the Washington and Marshall County line around 9:30 pm and moved east-northeast along Highway 36 before turning to the northeast, taking out 2 businesses, damaging about 30 homes and killing 2 horses ... Read More »

Financial Assistance Meeting is Friday June 7 in Marysville

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A team from the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development will be holding a financial assistance informational meeting for owners of property that received damage in the Marysville tornado at 10:00 AM on Friday, June 7th.in the Marysville City Building. The team will outline their agency’s programs that could assist owners of both residential and business properties in the ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners issue proclamation

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The Marshall County Commissioners Thursday morning issued a proclamation of a local disaster emergency for the county. It was issued because of flooding throughout the county and the EF-2 tornado that went through parts of the county Monday night. The action could help to trigger federal and state aid to possibly help the businesses and homeowners affected by the storms. It’s been four ... Read More »

City of Washington Warns Of Utility Insurance Solicitations

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The City of Washington has been made aware that local utility customers may be receiving solicitations from a company called HomeServe. The City of Washington is not affiliated with this company, nor does it endorse the company or the services it provides. The business is attempting to solicit utility customers to purchase insurance for their water and sewer lines. > ... Read More »