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Marshall County Historic Society honors 4 businesses over 100 years old

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Marshall County Historical Society at their annual meeting Monday in Marysville, recognized four Marysville businesses over 100 years old.  The honorees are Schmidt and Koester Exchange Bank, now United Bank founded in 1870, Marysville Mutual Insurance company, 1889, Ackerman’s Jewelry, now 4 Karats, 1893, and Citizens State Bank, 1905.  Last year, three Bremen businesses were also recognized for century status.  ... Read More »

Highway Patrol Working to Lower Teen Deaths

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Beginning March 5, the Kansas Highway Patrol will join other Kansas law enforcement agencies to stop what has been an epidemic for the past several years. In 2010, 51 teens lost their lives due to car crashes in Kansas; 75% of those killed were not restrained.   In an effort to change this trend, law enforcement across Kansas will be ... Read More »

Bremen Fighting to Save Post Office

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Bremen Citizens are fighting to save their post office which has been designated by the Kansas Postmaster as an office that is subject to closing.  Gary Holle, Bremen Insurance is spearheading the effort to keep the Bremen Post Office Open.  An organizational meeting will take place 7 P.M. Tuesday evening at the Bremen Insurance Office.  The Postal Service has agreed ... Read More »

Partnership Attempting to Keep SRS Office in Marysville

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The Marshall County Partnership for Growth is asking the public to help pay the rent, utilities and supplies for the SRS office in Marysville. George McCune, Marshall County Economic Development Director has sent an email asking for financial support to keep an office located in Marysville. The Partnership is attempting to raise $10,000 in the next 24 hours. The effort to ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners Refuse to Help Fund SRS

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During their meeting Monday, Marshall County Commissioners decided not to participate in an agreement with the Partnership for growth and the City of Marysville to fund the Marysville SRS Service Center for two years. During that time SRS would make a good-faith effort to secure other funding. The County Commissioners were presented with a plan by Marysville City Mayor Bill ... Read More »

Poster contest aims to Put the Brakes on Fatalities

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Kids ages 5 to 13 in Kansas are encouraged to enter artwork for a statewide poster contest focusing on Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day – a nationwide effort to increase roadway safety and reduce all traffic fatalities. Three statewide winners will receive family packages at the Great Wolf Lodge and also $50 gas cards from QuikTrip Corporation. A total ... Read More »

Recall of Wymore Councilman Moves Forward

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The effort to recall Wymore City Council person Dan Hawkins is continuing despite the Wymore City Council filling its vacant seat Wednesday night. Wymore citizen Lee Carr said many citizens still support the recall process. Hawkins left five consecutive meetings in January and February blocking the appointment of Beth Cordry-Hookstra to the council. His departure effectively ended the meeting since ... Read More »