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Learn simple modifications to live in your home longer as you get older

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Plan to attend an upcoming program, Simple Home Modifications for Aging in Place. Discover simple modifications that can be made to your house or apartment so you can stay in it as you get older. Everyone wants to stay in their house as long as possible. This program will be taught on Wednesday, April 3 at the Washington County Extension Office ... Read More »

Marshall County Treasurer’s Office to be closed for Good Friday, March 29

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A reminder from the Marshall County Treasurer’s Office that they will be closed on Friday, March 29 in observance of Good Friday.  Because this will be the last business day of the month, it will be necessary for tags or title work due in March, to be completed by Thursday, March 28.  This would also include any driver’s license transactions. Read More »

Marysville Main Street Vision Meeting to be held April 3

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For thirteen years Marysville Main Street has been a vital part of our downtown community. In 2000 the Main Street board and businesses adopted the program to look toward the future. Since then the City of Marysville and its business owners have reinvested over $12 million into the community in order to keep downtown alive. As many communities see their ... Read More »

Highway 36 Celebrates 100 Years of Service

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U.S. Highway 36 is celebrating it’s 100th anniversary this week. The U.S. 36 Association contingent were in Topeka on Thursday, the 100th anniversary date of the beginning of Highway 36, originally named the Rock Island Highway because it ran parallel to the Rock Island Railroad for several miles. C.F. Travelute of Marysville was one of the original board members. Chad ... Read More »

New group forms to try and acquire and preserve the U.P. Depot

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A new group was formed this week set to restore the former U.P. Depot for public use and promotion of rail history. The group will be called the Marysville U.P. Depot Preservation Society. Rachael Frye of Marysville was elected President, Leroy Schroller, Vice President, Annie Shain, Treasurer, and Sarah Kessinger, Secretary. They are considering ways to raise enough funds to ... Read More »

Baileyville B & B schools will close at the end of the 2013-2014 school year.

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By a vote of 5-2, USD 115 Nemaha Central School Board voted Wednesday night to close Baileyville B&B schools at the end of the 2013-2014 school year. Beginning with the 2014-2015 school year, all students will attend school at Nemaha Valley schools in Seneca. Before the vote, Superintendent Darrel Kohlman recommended that the Baileyville facility be used as the district ... Read More »

Nancy Fincham wins $5,000 to go to favorite local Non-Profit Organization

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Nancy Fincham of Marysville has been selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities℠, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Grow Communities gives farmers the opportunity to win a $2,500 donation to direct to their favorite local nonprofit organizations. To further support counties that have been declared disaster areas due to drought by the USDA, winning farmers in these counties ... Read More »

WCCF Opportunity Fund deadline approaching

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The deadline for applying for the current round of grants from the Washington County Community Foundation’s Opportunity Fund is rapidly approaching. The Foundation will accept applications until next Thursday, March 28, 2013, for up to $3,032 in grants for charitable causes. The Foundation will consider applications from non-profit organizations, individuals, and groups of individuals. For-profit organizations will not be considered ... Read More »

Bald Eagle found shot East of Beatrice

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A bald eagle was found dead about 5 miles east of Highway 77 near Beatrice in mid February.  Federal authorities are investigating the death.  It appears the eagle was shot with a rifle. Bald eagles are protected by federal laws and regulations and a violation is punishable by to a $100,000 fine and prison time.  Anyone with any information should contact the Gage County ... Read More »

Tax Foreclosure sale to be held in Nemaha County in April

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There’s going to be a tax foreclosure sale in Nemaha County next month. It’s been set for Thursday, April 18 starting at 10 am in front of the Nemaha County Courthouse in Seneca. As of right now, there are 20 tracts of property to be sold. Counties may auction off properties having delinquent taxes at a public auction, according to ... Read More »