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Bill To Rename Blue Rapids River Bridge Sent To Governor Parkinson

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Topeka – Legislation that will honor a fallen U.S. Marine from Marshall County is on its way to the Governor. The Kansas Senate today approved House Bill 2436. The bill will name bridge No. 62 on U.S. Highway 77 that goes over the Big Blue River east of Blue Rapids in Marshall County as the 1st Lieutenant Michael Hugh Breeding ... Read More »

Southeast CC Signs Two Tri-County VB Players

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Katey Pflanz and Heather Schwan, student-athletes at Tri County High School, have signed letters of intent to play volleyball for Southeast Community College beginning this fall. Storm Head Coach Carrie Foster-Puhalla announced the signings. Pflanz, a 5-foot-8 outside hitter, is the daughter of Kelly and Lisa Pflanz. Katie was named to the Honorable Mention All-Class C2 volleyball team as a ... Read More »

Baileyville man injured in accident.

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A single-vehicle accident sent a Baileyville man to the hospital. Nemaha County Sheriff’s Department reported 23-year-old Andrew Schmitz of Baileyville; was traveling north on J Road last Thursday at approximately 1:40 A.M.  His pickup left the road, ran through a fence and rolled over. Schmitz was transported to the Nemaha Valley Community Hospital in Seneca. Read More »

M-ACT To Present “Retro Prom” February 20th

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The Marysville Area Community Theatre will host a “Retro Prom” on Saturday, February 20, starting at 8:00 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, Marysville.  The dance, which is a fundraiser for the theatre, will feature songs from the 50s through the 90s played by a DJ from Manhattan.  Light refreshments will be served; a cash bar will be available.  “We’re inviting ... Read More »

New housing project will start by July 1

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By Julie Perry Construction on 12 duplexes and a community building will start by July 1 for low-income housing in Marysville. Tax credits in an annual amount of $441,959 were approved for the Excel Development group’s project on Jan. 4 by the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation. Development director Bill Caton, Auburn, notified City Administrator Rick Shain that the project had ... Read More »

Summerfield Man Injured in Accident

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On Friday, January 22nd, A Summerfield man was injured in an accident near the intersection of Highway 77 and Highway 8 in Nebraska. Shortly after 5:00 A.M,. Roger Gilbertson, age 35, of Summerfield was turning north onto Highway 77 when he reportedly began fishtailing on ice. The rear of Gilbertson’s vehicle crossed the center line and struck a car driven ... Read More »

Community Medical Equipment Honored by Kansas Department of Commerce

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Marysville, KS – Community Medical Equipment, part of Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH), was awarded a 2009 Business Appreciation Award of Merit by the Kansas Department of Commerce. Community Medical Equipment was recognized for its contributions to economic development, community service and leadership in Kansas in the hospital/nonprofit division. The Kansas Department of Commerce honors businesses each year as part of ... Read More »

KDOA Suspends Four HCBS-FE Waiver Services

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(TOPEKA) The Kansas Department on Aging has announced the indefinite suspension of four services provided through the Home and Community-Based Services-Frail Elderly waiver program. Acting Secretary Martin Kennedy said the change was made as a result of cuts to the agency’s budget. Effective Jan. 1, 2010, the HCBS-FE waiver program will no longer pay for new recipients to receive assistive ... Read More »

Local Stars Take The Stage for “Route 36” Jan. 16th

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Recently, the Marshall County Arts Cooperative has brought professional artists like Theatre A-Go-Go, Go For Baroque, and Deb Marquart to Marshall County to entertain residents.  On January 16, however, the arts organization will showcase local talent to entertain county citizens.  The arts cooperative will sponsor “Route 36: Traveling With The Stars” Saturday, January 16, at the Marysville Moose Lodge.  Performance ... Read More »

Washington County Community Foundation Formed

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Residents of Washington County will benefit from the formation of a new community foundation. The Washington County Community Foundation will provide the area with important tools to build endowments, increase philanthropy, and provide ongoing support to essential area nonprofits, programs and events. A community foundation is a permanent, steady, and secure source of grant making that addresses present and future ... Read More »