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Can you volunteer this week?

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This week is National Volunteer Week and everyone is encouraged to volunteer, whether it’s at school, a nursing home or hospital, cleaning up the city park, working at your local food pantry, or helping out the American Red Cross. The Red Cross volunteers teach first aid, CPR, and swimming lessons, Respond to disasters, support blood drives, and help members of the ... Read More »

Adopt A Highway program looking for new groups to help clean

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The Kansas Department of Transportation’s Adopt A Highway program is looking for new groups to join to help keep the almost 10,000 miles of highways in Kansas clean.  Adopt A Highway groups participate in the annual Clean Up Kansas Campaign during April.  Youth groups with members at least 11 years old and with adequate adult supervision are also eligible.  KDOT ... Read More »

Families First of Marshall County hold ” Color Me ” event

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Families First of Marshall County, a not for profit agency, dedicated to the promotion of health and self sufficiency through education, will be holding a 5K Walk/Run Charity event, called Color Me, on Sunday April 28 at 9 am at Marysville City Park. If a business, group, or individual would like to help sponsor the event, you may contact Geri ... Read More »

MHS working towards a grant, need parents help

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Marysville High School is working towards a grant opportunity and needs the help of the parents with children currently attending MHS. The Culture of Excellence and Ethics Assessment survey is administered as part of the Safe and Supportive Schools grant, awarded to the Kansas State Department of Education by the Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools, U.S. Department of ... Read More »

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 »