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Proposed Housing Project Tabled By Marysville City Council

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A proposed 22 unit duplex housing development at the east edge of Marysville, near the new water tower, was sidelined at Monday’s city council meeting. Several property owners south of the site had expressed concerns regarding water runoff and drainage issues. With that in mind, the city planning commission earlier last month had recommended against the city rezoning the area, ... Read More »

Independence Day Activities Are Planned In Area Communities

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Waterville gets a jump start on Wednesday evening with entertainment and concessions. Fireworks are scheduled for dusk at Lipton ball field. Marysville starts the fourth with a family fun run/walk/ride on the Blue River Rail Trail beginning at 9.  Pre-register at Marysville Health and Fitness, with on-site registration also available. The city will offer free swimming at the pool. Historic ... Read More »

Washington hires new City Administrator

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Carl Chalfant has been hired as the new Washington City Administrator and will begin his duties on July 8. He is currently the city administrator for the city of McClouth, which he has been since 2007, prior to that he was city superintendent for the city of McClouth from 1990-2007. His salary has been set at $55,000 a year. Read More »

City Council votes for new tennis courts

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The Marysville City Council voted 7-0 to fund 8 new tennis courts for $400,000. The plan is to have the city pay for the whole thing and then have the school district pay the city $150,000, over the course of 10 years, and the tennis committee will raise private funds, along with a grant from the U.S. Tennis Association in ... Read More »

Get Real at Frankfort Summerfest on June 15th

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Get Real this summer at the 2013 Frankfort Summerfest, on Saturday, June 15th. With this year’s theme based on reality TV, the Summerfest will kickoff on Friday, June 14th, with The Amazing Race, a fun for all ages foot race/scavenger hunt within the city limits. Registration for the race will be held at the Frankfort City Park at 6:30 p.m. ... Read More »

Free Access to Washington County Transfer Station April 25-27

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All Washington County residents and businesses will have free access to the Washington County Transfer Station Thursday April 25 thru Saturday April 27. They will accept appliances, furniture, mattresses and box springs, scrap metal, wire, and electronics free of charge those three days.  Your normal household trash, tires, and construction and demolition material will be charged at their normal rates ... Read More »

Proclamation signed by area Mayors

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PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, service to others is a hallmark of the American character, and central to how we meet our challenges; and WHEREAS, the nation’s mayors are increasingly turning to volunteerism as a cost-effective strategy to meet city needs; and, WHEREAS, Senior Corp volunteers address the most pressing challenges facing our cities and nation, from educating students to preserving the environment; ... Read More »

A reminder from Marshall County Emergency Management concerning burn permits

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The Marshall County Emergency Management office would like to remind you that it’s that time of year again when farmers are wanting to burn some pasture and cropland, and with that, for all open burning, a permit is required. You may obtain a permit from the Marshall County Sheriff’s office by calling 785-562-3141. Burn bans may be put into effect ... Read More »

City of Washington Mayor passes away

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The City of Washington is mourning the loss of it’s mayor Harold Jones, after he passed away on Saturday Jan. 26, following a long battle with illness.  He was 67.  The city ordinance says that with the passing of an elected official, the president of the council will fill the vacancy until the term expires.  Ryan Kern is the council ... Read More »

Noon Tuesday is filing deadline for City/School Election

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Tuesday at noon is the filing deadline for candidates to have their name on the city and school election.  Candidates filing for town positions can file at the county clerk’s office or at their city office, except for Marysville, in which all candidates running for city office must file at Marysville City Building.  School board candidates file at the county ... Read More »