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High Speed Chase Leads To Wreck, Two Arrests

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A Marysville man was taken into custody Friday evening after his vehicle crashed, following a high speed chase. Authorities pursued Jonathon Largen of Marysville after an incident outside a bar in Blue Rapids was reported. The chase, which involved the Marshall County Sheriff’s office ended on the East River Road near Alcove Spring around 8 p.m. Largen lost control and ... Read More »

Home Destroyed By Fire In Wymore

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A fire early Friday morning around 2 a.m. destroyed a Wymore residence in the 400 block of 5th Street. Brian Pearson, and his 12 year old daughter, who woke to flames in her bedroom, escaped without injury. A Wymore firefighter was taken to Beatrice Community Hospital with a minor hand injury. The fire may have been electrical in nature. Two ... Read More »

Beattie Milo Festival Highlighted By The Wall Street Journal

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Wall Street Journal, September 5th, dateline Beattie, Kansas! An article by Dionne Searcey titled “Against the Grain; “Milo Festival Has Few Fans of the Guest of Honor,” highlights the fact that the milo capitol of the world today raises well, mostly corn and soybeans. Searcey interviewed local farmers, residents, and festival organizers, quoting several in her article which was written ... Read More »

Vandals Strike Valley Heights High School Vocational Building

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Vandals reportedly broke into the Valley Heights vocational building at the high school on July 11th. Some $5,000 worth of equipment was reported stolen, including tablets, trimmer, various battery and electric hand tools, plasma cutter and two Nintendo Wii systems. Two males were seen on surveillance video at around 1 a.m. One wore a welding helmet, the other a backwards ... Read More »

Homestead Days attendance down this year

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If you attended Homestead Days in Beatrice last week and you thought to yourself that the attendance seemed to be down this year, then you would be correct. About 3,500 less people attended the event this year compared to last year. Last year, nearly 38,500 people attended, while this year, not quite 35,000 people were estimated to have been on ... Read More »

Large Crowd on hand for sign unveiling ceremony.

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Nearly 100 people, including more than a dozen Legion Riders, were on hand Monday afternoon for the Sign Unveiling Ceremony to honor Sgt. Joseph Zutterman, Jr and Spc. Michael T. Martin at Marysville City Hall. Kansas Transportation Secretary Mike King emceed the event and introduced the speakers, which included Senator Elaine Bowers of Concordia, who was there in place of Rep. ... Read More »

Marysville Main Street asking to help make Broadway Sparkle!

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Marysville Main Street is asking for your help with making Broadway Street in downtown Marysville “Sparkle.” On Wednesday, May 22, starting at 5:30 pm, they’ll have their first clean up, so bring gloves, a bucket and any tools you may need. If you’re unable to clean that day, anytime next week cleaning your storefront or your block would be greatly appreciated to ... Read More »

Blue Rapids Post Office may have hours cut, meeting March 28

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The Blue Rapids Post Office has been added to the list of many other area post offices that may have their hours shortened. Blue Rapids residents were notified last week that a public meeting will be held on Thursday, March 28 at the Community Center starting at 1 p.m. Postal officials will be on hand to answer questions and provide ... Read More »

Informational Meeting Set Regarding Proposed Marysville Pool

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There will be informational meetings on the new proposed pool for Marysville coming up Tuesday, October 23rd and again October 30th at 6 p.m. each evening at the Marysville City Hall. Mayor Bill Phillipi and Council Members will be on hand to answer questions concerning the new pool.  Mayor Phillipi will be our guest on our public affairs program this ... Read More »

Nice Crowd On Hand For Public Forum

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About 50 people were on hand for the Public Forum, which was sponsored by the Marysville Advocate, Blue Valley Telecommunications, and KNDY and held at Marysville City Hall Wednesday evening as the majority of the State and Local candidates running for office in the November 6 election were on hand to tell a little about themselves and answer some questions. ... Read More »