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Pony Express Festival Lineup Set For August 31st

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When Abraham Lincoln was elected the 16th U. S. President on November 6, 1860, the news reached the West Coast by Pony Express. When Pony Express Festival goers this year watch a re-enactment of that famous ride, Abraham Lincoln will be on hand to witness the mochila exchange. That is, someone claiming to be “Honest Abe” will be there…with his ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. Following executive session, the council voted to proceed in negotiating a final draft with the Union Pacific Railroad for acquisition of the property between Calhoun and Carolina Streets, including the former Depot and adjacent parking east as previously proposed. The City Attorney was given authority to iron out remaining details for a vote at ... Read More »

Riley County Commission Meeting Minutes – Aug. 21st

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The Riley County Board of County Commissioners met in regular session on Thursday, August 21st. Below are the final approved minutes from the meeting. Riley County Commission Meeting Minutes – August 21, 2014 – Click To View (PDF) Read More »

Bucks Rewarded To Drivers Who Buckle Up

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Topeka — Thousands of vehicles will be traveling the Kansas roadways during the Labor Day weekend. Many families will head out on one last camping trip or getaway as the school year begins. Safe Kids Kansas, State Farm and the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) want to encourage families to buckle up and drive safely to protect their most valuable ... Read More »

Pottawatomie County Commission Meeting Minutes – August 11, 2014

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At 8:30 A.M., the Pottawatomie County Board of Canvassers met. Present were Ashley Cooper sitting in for Stan Hartwich, Precia Haskins sitting in for Gary Yenzer, and Pat Weixelman, County Commissioner. The Board of Canvassers adjourned and the Board of County Commissioners met at 9:30 a.m. Present were Gary Yenzer, Vice Chairman; Dennis Weixelman, Member; and Nancy McCarter, County Clerk. ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – Aug. 18

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The Board of County Commission (BOCC) for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, August 18, 2014 in the Commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; and Gary Ouellette, 3rd District Commissioner. Denae Jueneman, County Clerk, was present to record meeting minutes. The next ... Read More »

Boil Water Advisory Issued For The City of Clifton

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TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the public water supply located in the City of Clifton in Clay and Washington Counties. KDHE officials issued the advisory because of a power outage resulting in a loss of pressure. Failure to maintain adequate pressure may result in a loss of ... Read More »

Three Teen Girls Injured In Accident North Of Marysville Sunday

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Three girls were injured Sunday morning in a one vehicle accident in Marshall County. Eighteen-year-old Haley Marie Nester was southbound on U.S. Highway 77 five miles north of Marysville, and went off the road through the west ditch, into a cornfield. Haley Nester, and passengers Kiley A. Larson, age 17, and Macy M. Larson age 16, of Bremen were taken ... Read More »

Overnight Accident Sends Four Area Youth To Hospitals

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Four Frankfort youth were critically injured shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday morning, a mile and a half east of Home City. A vehicle driven by 18-year-old Cassey D. Farrant of Frankfort was southbound on 18th Road, and failed to stop at U.S. Highway 36, and struck the trailer of a semi hauling meat driven by 59-year-old Gregory W. Morgan of ... Read More »