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82nd Kansas FFA Convention Underway in Manhattan

The first day of the 82nd Kansas FFA Convention featured an opportunity for high school students to explore potential careers; recognition of student success in the FFA creed speaking, agricultural issues and parliamentary procedure career development events; and a challenge to members made by renowned speaker Jeff Yalden. The opening session welcomed Kansas FFA members, advisors and guests to Manhattan ... Read More »

USDA to Invest $13 Million Rural Entrepreneurship

Lyons, NE – On Friday, May 28th, the USDA will begin final implementation of a long-awaited, $13 million investment in rural America’s economic recovery. USDA Rural Development is poised to roll out the Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program that was established in the 2008 Farm Bill. It’s a new program that will make grants to organizations that provide training, technical assistance ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners Minutes

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 were approved as presented upon a motion by Charles R. Loiseau, seconded by Michael J. Keating.  Unanimous.  Custodian Lou Wassenberg met with the Board. Joe Hurla, 360 Energy Solutions met with the ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners’ minutes

May 3, 2010 The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with Michael J. Keating, Chairman; Thomas K. Holle member; 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 were approved as presented upon a motion by Thomas ... Read More »

Marshall Co. Econ. Development Committee Will Meet Wednesday

The first meeting of the ay, March 31st, at 5:30 p.m. on the first floor of the courthouse. 1. Allow committee members to introduce themselves and become acquainted. 2. Outline the purpose of the committee and why it was formed. 3. Outline medium-range goals and objectives. 4. Distribute information that will be helpful for future action. 5. Establish time and ... Read More »

Marysville City Council approves re-zoning

Marysville City Council met in regular session Monday evening.  The council passed a change in zoning which will allow the development of a property located on South 11th Road.  The property may now be developed by Excel Development of Auburn, NE, who has planned a project that would build 24 housing units. Marshall County Economic Director George McCune said it’s ... Read More »

Re-zoning protest petition falls short

The Petition to protest a proposed zoning change falls short and is declared invalid.  According to City Clerk Debbie Price a petition to protest the proposed change of zoning for the property involved in the housing development on 11th road has been declared invalid.  Price said the petition did not meet the requirements set forth and did not have the ... Read More »

Innovative Stream Buffer Program Available in Marshall and Washington Counties

I’m forwarding a NEW program as of Feb. 1.  Applications are being taken now through April 1, 2010.   This is an innovative program for our farmers, ranchers & livestock folks in Marshall & Washington Counties within the Lower Little & Big Blue River Watersheds.    Targeted areas are pictured on the map in the Program Summary attached.  They include:    1.  Cropland & livestock  2.  Stream banks  ... Read More »

New housing project will start by July 1

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 »

New economic development effort considered

By Katelynn Hasler The Marshall County commissioners and the Marysville City Council both gave their approval Monday for the establishment of a steering committee that will examine the potential for a joint economic development effort. County economic development director George McCune presented a plan for a new system of economic development to the commissioners in their Monday meeting. The system ... Read More »