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Vision Meeting held in Marysville Tuesday

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Flint Hills Frontiers held a visioning session Tuesday evening at the Marysville Junior High Cafeteria, with about 40 people attending. During the session, the staff from the Flint Hills Regional Council, based at Ft. Riley, heard the views of those attending and trying to help them define the future needs of the region, then later in the evening they asked what makes the Flint ... Read More »

Red Cross Launches Tornado App For Severe Weather Awareness

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The American Red Cross has launched its official Tornado App, putting lifesaving information right in the hands of people who live in, visit or have loved ones in tornado-prone areas. This free app—available in English or Spanish—gives iPhone, iPad and Android smart phone and tablet users instant access to local and real-time information, so they know what to do before, ... Read More »

Marysville City Council votes to help try and save Depot

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The Marysville City Council has decided to step in to try and save the Union Pacific Railroad Depot from being torn down.  Several folks were in attendance to urge the City to help preserve the depot, which was built in 1929.  Mayor Bill Phillipi told the council it would cost about $75,000 a year to maintain it.  Linda Swim, President ... Read More »

Marshall County Election Results – Marysville will have a new pool!

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All precincts have reported in to Marshall County and the City of Marysville will have a new pool after it was voted in with 56% of the voters in support of a 6/10 of a percent sales tax to help fund the project.  In other contested races, the county intangible tax was passed with 55% of the votes and the ... Read More »

American Red Cross Asking For Help Following Sandy

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Red Cross Asks for Help in Kansas Blood and Donations are Needed as a Result of East Coast Weather  Sandy has forced the cancellation of about 100 American Red Cross blood drives in 11 states along the East Coast, resulting in a shortfall of more than 3,200 units of blood and platelets thus far. The storm may cause power outages ... Read More »

Marysville Chief of Police deployed to help with Hurricane Sandy.

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MARYSVILLE CHIEF OF POLICE TODD ACKERMAN HAS BEEN DEPLOYED TO THE STATE OF MARYLAND IN ADVANCE OF HURRICANE SANDY TO HELP WITH PREPARATIONS BEFORE SANDY ARRIVES AND THEN WILL HELP OUT WHERE NEEDED AFTER SHE HAS MADE LANDFALL.  IN ALL, THERE WERE 7 PEOPLE DEPLOYED TO THE EAST COAST, 6 FROM NORTHEAST KANSAS AND 1 FROM NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS, TO ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday night.  Several items were on the agenda, including the acceptance of the low bid put in by Vankirk Brothers for the waterline/water plant improvements project.  The low bid was $304,439.70. Linda Swim spoke about LandMark purchasing the Depot and the City buying the land around the Depot.  The city doesn’t want the depot because they don’t ... Read More »

Search Underway for Missing Teen

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The Riley County Police Department needs your help locating a missing teen. Cleotilde Lucero Soto-Garcia, 15, is missing from the northwest portion of Manhattan. Cleotilde is a white-hispanic female around 5 feet 4 inches tall and 120 pounds. She has long brown or black hair to the bottom of her shoulder blades and brown eyes. Authorities say that she may ... Read More »

Red Cross Offering CPR/AED Course Friday

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Each year, more than 5 million people learn how to save a life in American Red Cross training classes and people in Manhattan can join the ranks of these everyday heroes by taking a class now. The First Aid and CPR/AED course teaches people how to perform CPR and use an AED, what to do if someone is choking, and ... Read More »

Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood

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With half as many blood products currently in the American Red Cross inventory as this time last year, the Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donors of all types. Unseasonably early warm weather may be a contributing factor to the 50,000 donation shortfall in June as many regular donors got an early start on summer ... Read More »