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Area schools opening

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Next week marks the start of school around our area. USD 364 Marysville schools start on Aug. 18 with a half day. Marysville High School and Marysville Junior High will dismiss at 1:30 p.m. Elementary schools will dismiss at 1:40 a.m. St. Gregory’s Catholic School and Good Shepherd Lutheran School are included in this schedule. Good Shepherd will have an ... Read More »

Bye Bye Birdie Takes the Stage This Weekend In Marysville

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The Marysville Area Community Theatre will present Bye Bye Birdie Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in the Marysville High School auditorium. Ticket prices are $10.00 for adults, $9.00 for senior citizens, and $5.00 for students. “All summer, people have been telling me about how excited they are to see the musical,” said Wayne Kruse, ... Read More »

Area Student Earns Kansas 4-H Scholarship

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Nathanael Vogt has been selected to receive the Orsheln’s Farm and Home 4-H Scholarship, an educational award from the Kansas 4-H Foundation. The scholarship was presented at the 4-H Emerald Circle Banquet held June 3 in Manhattan, Kansas. The state 4-H scholarship program is open to 4-H members, and the awards are made on the basis of ... Read More »

American Red Cross Offers Lifesaving Skills For Families Planning Water-Related Activities This Summer

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A 2009 Red Cross survey found nearly half of people experience a near-drowning scare during their lifetime Topeka, KS. May 25, 2010 – 2009 survey conducted by the American Red Cross shows the importance of water safety skills, with half of those surveyed saying they have had a near-drowning experience in their lifetime. The survey found that 48 percent reported ... Read More »

Governor Signs Transportation Program Bill

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An $8.2-billion transportation program, that’s what will be created by Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson’s stroke of the pen yesterday in a ceremony at a municipal airport hanger in Topeka. The program will rely on revenues from a recently passed sales tax increase. The legislation authorizes up to $1.7-billion in bonds over the program’s 10-year life. The Governor said the measure ... Read More »

Area Graduations: times and places

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Graduations for area schools scheduled this weekend include: Saturday at 1:30 p.m., Frankfort High School with 35 graduates Saturday at 2:00 p.m., Diller-Odell High School with 18 graduates Saturday at 2:00 p.m., Axtell High School with 16 graduates Saturday at 4:30 p.m., Centralia High School with 21 graduates Saturday at 6:00 p.m., Southern Wymore High School with 21 graduates Sunday ... Read More »

Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon trial in Marshall County Court

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A jury trial for charges of aggravated battery and aggravated assault with a weapon against Nathan Stohs began on Wednesday.  Officer Larry Wetzel testified that he had responded to a call on May 25th concerning fighting in the area of 7th Street and North Street.  In the course of the investigation it was found that a pickup driven by Tim ... Read More »

Marysville Farmers Market Meeting Set

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The Marysville Farmers Market will have a planning meeting for area vendors at 10:30 a.m. this Saturday at the Marysville City Building. Anyone interested in selling at the market this summer and fall is welcome. The meeting will explain state regulations the market will follow and will feature a guest speaker from Washington County Farm Bureau who will talk about ... Read More »

Red Cross seeking Northeast Kansas volunteers

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The Red Cross of Northeast Kansas is seeking volunteers to help provide Red Cross Services to the Northeast Kansas Area.  According to Red Cross Regional Marketing Director Deb Tucker the Northeast Red Cross Chapter serves 16 counties and currently has over 300 volunteers.  Volunteers can be trained for local, state, national or international response to a wide range of emergency ... Read More »

Emergency Route between Manhattan and area hospitals being discussed

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Representative Sharon Schwartz spoke with the Kansas Transportation Secretary Miller before the transportation committee and asked her if an emergency route could be designated between the hospitals in Marshall and Washington Counties to Manhattan. Representative Schwartz would like KDOT to establish an emergency route that will make those roads a priority for road crews when it comes to clearing them. ... Read More »