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Marysville Main Street asking to help make Broadway Sparkle!

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Marysville Main Street is asking for your help with making Broadway Street in downtown Marysville “Sparkle.” On Wednesday, May 22, starting at 5:30 pm, they’ll have their first clean up, so bring gloves, a bucket and any tools you may need. If you’re unable to clean that day, anytime next week cleaning your storefront or your block would be greatly appreciated to ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Minutes 5-13-2013

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The Marysville City Council had a longer meeting than usual with many topics covered, including the tennis courts. Jeff Crist presented a quote to repair all 8 courts, with the City paying for 3 courts, the school paying for 3 courts, and a grant from the U.S. Tennis Association to pay for the other 2 courts for just over $326,000 total. Also, ... Read More »

USD 364 Board of Education Notes 5-8-2013

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Ryan Smith gave a presentation on the Junior Achievement Program for grades K-8 that Rotary Club would be willing to sponsor. Junior Achievement is an innovative partnership between the business community, educators and volunteers educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. Approved the Junior Achievement Program for grades K-8. (Motion passed 7-0) Accepted the following ... Read More »

Eight head of cattle found dead in Nemaha County

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Eight head of cattle were found dead in late April north of Seneca, apparently poisoned by a bucket of Furadan, a trade name for Carbofuran, which controls insects in field crops, including potatoes, corn, and soybeans. The seven cows and a bull were able to reach the bucket and pull it inside the fence where they ingested it. According to Nemaha County ... Read More »

STEP Executive Director announced

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The STEP Foundation Board of Directors has hired Leslie Scoby as it’s new Executive Director. She replaces Tami Haverkamp who resigned earlier this year to spend more time with her family. Scoby is a retired teacher and lives in Sabetha with her husband, Gary, and they have four children and 10 grandchildren. Read More »

Construction of Wind Farm in Marshall County expected this year

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Construction of a wind farm between Beattie and Summerfield is planned for sometime this year. RPMAccess of Des Moines, IA, would like to start building this year because federal subsidies for wind farms are expected to expire at the start of 2014. RPMA is planning to build 35 wind turbines and may have it’s power transmitted to metropolitan areas. Read More »

Two Wymore residents arrested for Methamphetamine use

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Two Wymore residents were arrested Wednesday afternoon for possession of methamphetamine. According to Gage County Court documents, Wymore Police and a child protective services worker were called to an apartment in the 1000 block of West D Street in Wymore where Roger Cline, age 43, and Amanda Cline, age 33 live, in early April from a child abuse hotline complaint. The officers ... Read More »

Public Affairs: Robbin Cole of Pawnee Mental Health Services

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Robbin Cole, Executive Director of Pawnee Mental Health Services in Manhattan was our guest this week for our KNDY Public Affairs program. She talked with our own Kevin Rippe about Mental Health Month, which takes place all this month. Listen to the entire interview below. 5-11-13-mental-health-month Read More »

Staggenborg recognized at Kansas Sampler Festival

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Marysville Chamber of Commerce Secretary Brenda Staggenborg was one of ten people recognized at the Kansas Sampler Festival held last weekend in Liberal. She received a WeKan Award for “Making it Happen” in Marysville. U.S. Highway 36 Association, which Chad Kramer is President of, was also recognized for a Century of Promoting east to west as the Association just recently celebrated ... Read More »

4 area High School Graduations to be held this weekend

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Four area High School Graduations will take place this Saturday as Graduation season begins. Centralia High School’s ceremony will be Saturday afternoon beginning at 1:30 pm in the High School Gymnasium with 18 seniors in the 2013 class. Diller-Odell’s graduation will be Saturday at 2 pm in the High School Gymnasium with 29 seniors. Frankfort’s graduation will be Saturday at 4:30 pm in the ... Read More »