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Marysville City Council Meeting Notes – Oct. 12, 2015


The Marysville City Council met Monday and heard a presentation from Bill Mullins, USD 364 Superintendent regarding crossing signals on U.S. Highway 77 near the Jr/Sr high. He is exploring two grants, which could fund 80% of the cost, and proposed splitting the 20% local share between the city and school district. A pedestrian activated beacon would run $60-70,000, with a cross walk …

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Advance Voting Begins Wednesday In Marshall County


Advance voting begins Wednesday, October 14th in the Marshall County Clerk’s Office, and will continue through November 2nd for Marysville USD 364 patrons on the proposed bond issue to fund improvements. Voters can also arrange to vote by mail, by contacting the clerk’s office, or visiting the county website. Registered voters can also cast ballots Election Day on Tuesday, November …

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Several Reported Fires Keep Area Fire Fighters Busy


The Marysville Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire north of town approximately 11:30 Saturday evening near St. Gregory Catholic Cemetery. A pickup owned by Casey Craig of Oketo was totaled. The cause of the fire was undetermined. Also Saturday, the Morrowville Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire at the U.S. Highway 36/Kansas Highway 15 junction. Several field fires …

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African Folk Tales To Take The Stage


Arts Cooperative Bringing Theatre Troupe to Elementary Schools The Marshall County Arts Cooperative is bringing the Growing Tree Theatre Company to Marshall County to perform for area elementary students. Members of the company are students involved in either drama therapy or drama at Kansas State University; the group takes plays on tour for young audiences. For this tour they will …

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The Bulldog Report – Oct. 12, 2015


Baleigh Rockwell and Emma Peschel host this week’s edition of The Bulldog Report.  Tune in to hear about the teaching and learning occurring at Marysville High School.  The Bulldog Report is sponsored by Feldkamp’s Furniture, First Commerce Bank, Galloway, Wiegers, and Brinegar, Rainbow International Restoration, and Toledo’s Coffee and Deli.

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Gunfire Reported; Police Standoff Ends In Rural Blue Rapids Without Incident


Officers from the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department responded to a domestic incident at a home in the 700 block of Dogwood Lane in rural Blue Rapids approximately 11:00 p.m. Wednesday. When officers arrived, they heard four gunshots and called for backup from officers in the Sheriff’s Department as well as officers from the Marysville and Waterville Police Departments. A 30-minute …

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These Places are Getting More Diverse in Kansas


These Counties Are Getting More Diverse Using historical data from The National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS) and the United States Census, created a “Diversity Index” to see which places in America have become the most racially diverse from 1970 to 2010. It’s been predicted that by 2050, the vast majority of Americans will be multiracial. In 2000, the U.S. …

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Open Letter From USD 364 Marysville Superintendent Bill Mullins Regarding Today’s Events At MHS


Letter to Bulldog Family! This morning the Marysville Police Department and the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department received information about an online threat from an unknown location. The authorities here were notified because the threat was traced back to someone that was believed to be from Marysville. This situation coupled with some missing knives from the cafeteria area at the Junior/Senior …

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Perceived Threat Locks Down Marysville Jr/Sr High School


A threat Wednesday morning led to precautionary measures taken at Marysville Jr/Sr High School. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives had advised local authorities of concern with a threat received from a man that was believed could affect Manhattan or Lawrence. The man reportedly was a former student who had attended Marysville Schools, which led to the extension …

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