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Two area businesses win KSBDC Emerging and Existing Businesses of the Year

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HAYS, Kan. — The Kansas Small Business Development Center (KSBDC) has announced the 2013 Emerging and Existing Businesses of the Year. Each of the eight KSBDC regional centers selected one emerging and one existing business for the award. In total, 16 Kansas small businesses will be recognized at a ceremony in Topeka on Tuesday, March 12. The businesses were selected ... Read More »

Marshall County Arts Cooperative to sponsor Lunch with the Arts

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The Marshall County Arts Cooperative is hosting another Lunch with the Arts.  The event will be held at the Lee Dam Center for Fine Art, 201 South 9th Street, Friday, March 15, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. In conjunction with the arts cooperative’s current exhibit at the art center, “ … of big and little … ,” the group ... Read More »

Vision Meeting held in Marysville Tuesday

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Flint Hills Frontiers held a visioning session Tuesday evening at the Marysville Junior High Cafeteria, with about 40 people attending. During the session, the staff from the Flint Hills Regional Council, based at Ft. Riley, heard the views of those attending and trying to help them define the future needs of the region, then later in the evening they asked what makes the Flint ... Read More »

Teen arrested for entering a home in Centralia

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Cassandra Rosine, age 18 of Centralia, was arrested by the Nemaha County Sheriff’s Office on Monday on charges stemming from a report on December 15, 2012, alleging an individual entered a Centralia residence and removed items from the residence. Rosine was released on Monday on a $5,000 surety bond with a court date set for March 19. Read More »

KDOT announces bids for State Projects

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The Kansas Department of Transportation has announced approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. In Marshall county, the Snipe Creek Bridge, located 3.36 miles east of the K-99 Junction on Highway 36, will be replaced.  Ebert Construction Company, Inc and Subsidiary of Wamego won the project at a cost of just over $1.1 million. Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners Minutes 3-4-2013

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February 25, 2013   The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Robert S. Connell, Chairman, Charles R. Loiseau and Thomas K. Holle members and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present.   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m.   The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute.   The minutes and agenda ... Read More »

Kansas Wheat Commission looking for 2 to serve on the board

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The Kansas Wheat Commission is looking for two active wheat farmers to fill at-large positions.  The newly elected commissioners would be on the board for three years beginning in April.  As part of the Commission, they set budget priorities, establish policies and procedures that determine research, education and nutrition priorities, along with learning leadership skills and gain insight on the ... Read More »

Hobbs pleads no contest in Nemaha County

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David Hobbs of Seneca pleaded no contest in Nemaha County District Court to amended charges of indecent solicitation of a child. He had originally been charged with three child sex charges but entered into a plea agreement. Sentencing has been set for March 28 in Seneca. Read More »

Public Affairs: Palmer group raising funds for new playground

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Gretchen Oehmke was our guest this past weekend on our KNDY Public Affairs program regarding the Palmer Park playground equipment. Listen to the interview below. A fundraiser to raise money for new playground equipment at the Palmer Park is underway and they’re just shy of the $30,000 needed for the project. The new playground will be built this summer if they raise ... Read More »

Red Cross Launches Tornado App For Severe Weather Awareness

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The American Red Cross has launched its official Tornado App, putting lifesaving information right in the hands of people who live in, visit or have loved ones in tornado-prone areas. This free app—available in English or Spanish—gives iPhone, iPad and Android smart phone and tablet users instant access to local and real-time information, so they know what to do before, ... Read More »