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Alcove Spring Receives Trails Improvement Grant


A $13,000 grant for trails improvements at Alcove Spring north of Blue Rapids has been announced by the National Park Foundation. The funds will be used to help restore, and protect trails on the property, which will be the site for Orchestra on the Oregon Trail in September, an event which is expected to draw upwards of 2,000 people. Local community and ...

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KHP Participates In Annual Memorial Day Step Campaign


The peak of summer travel across our nation’s highways is about to begin. The Kansas Highway Patrol will be working additional hours from May 18 until May 31. This additional coverage comes thanks to funding from the Kansas Department of Transportation through the STEP (Special Traffic Enforcement Program) campaign, to help motorists reach their destinations safely. “The Patrol is dedicated ...

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2nd Annual Marysville Bulldog Football Spring Cleanup & Community Service Project


On Saturday, April 25, 2015, football players and coaches from Marysville High School will each be completing a spring cleaning community service project in Marysville. This a fantastic opportunity for our athletes to raise money while giving something back to our community! Area senior citizens and churches will receive top priority for having this free service done which usually consists ...

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Spring General Election Tuesday Across The Area


The Spring General Election is Tuesday, with polling locations open 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Voters are reminded a photo id is required. In Marshall County, two school board races have contested positions. Marysville USD 364 will choose from incumbent Betty Temple, or challengers Lanny Carpenter or Jeff Ottens. All USD 364 voters can vote for all positions. In USD ...

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Sheriff Hargrave Updates Citizens on Search For Police Impersonator


The follow is an update on the search for a Police Impersonator in Northeast Kansas & Southeast Nebraska from Marshall County Sheriff Dan Hargrave No new incidents to report as of this morning. We are currently working with Nebraska authorities on several leads they might have, and a couple of incidents in Gage County over the last few days. We ...

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City of Washington Announces Christmas Lighting Contest


The City of Washington has announced plans for their annual Christmas Lighting Contest. Displays will be judged by December 20th, with the winner to be credited for free electricity for the month of December. A $50 credit for second place and $25 credit for third place will also be awarded. At their recent meeting, the Washington City Council consented to staff assisting with encouraging ...

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Kansas Deer-Vehicle Collisions Peak In Mid-November


Deer can be spotted near our state’s roadways any time of the year. However, in the fall, motorists should be especially vigilant for deer crossing the highways. Deer breeding season peaks in mid-November, and this marks the period when deer-vehicle collisions are highest. That’s why the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), ...

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The 2nd Annual Blue Rapids Oktoberfest Set For October 11th


From its humble roots as a community fish fry with a nod toward the agricultural celebration of Oktoberfest, the 2nd annual Blue Rapids Oktoberfest has grown this year into a half-day event with an emphasis on autumn, Halloween and community involvement. The event begins at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11 at the 4-H Building and Floral Hall on the ...

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Marshall County Extension To Host Webinar On Farm Bill


Marshall County Extension will host an hour long webinar on the 2014 Farm Bill, Thursday October 2, beginning at 10 a.m. at Marysville City Hall. The decision aid tool, developed by Kansas State and Oklahoma State Universities will assist farmers in calculating their new crop base allocation and program yield. Results presented in both current and updated base acres can help determine if updating with ...

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Marysville High School To Host Gatorade Scrimmages

Marysville High School Bulldogs

The high school sports season is underway across the area, and Marysville High School will be hosting three Gatorade scrimmages on Friday to help build up their Gatorade supply. The coaches request the public donate powdered Gatorade instead of bottles for the season. The Marysville Lady Bulldogs will host their volleyball scrimmage at 5:15 p.m. Friday at Marysville High School. ...

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