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Marshall County Partnership for Growth Focuses on Housing

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The Marshall County Partnership for Growth plans to focus on housing needs.    “Our community has talked about the need for additional market rate housing for years. It’s time to act”, Marysville Mayor Bill Phillipi stated during a recent brain-storming meeting focusing on housing needs for Marshall County. Rob Peschel, Chairman of the Marshall County Partnership for Growth, Inc., agreed ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners’ Minutes

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August 29, 2011 The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Charles R. Loiseau, Chairman; Thomas K. Holle and Robert S. Connell member; and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved as presented ... Read More »

Two K-State Freshmen Arrested for Criminal Use of Explosives

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Two Kansas State Freshmen have been arrested in connection to pop bottle bombs found on the Kansas State campus near a student housing area.  Kansas State University Police reported that 19-year-old Jacob Termini and 19-year-old Joel Watkins were arrested for criminal use of explosives, which is a felony.  Bond was set at $2,000 each. Read More »

Baileyville Sewer District Will Expand

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The Nemaha County Commissioners approved a petition for expansion of the Baileyville District.  The district will provide sanitary sewer services to land where a new housing development is being located. The Haug Addition is located east of D road and north of the ball field.  The addition has room for eight to ten homes.  One home has been completed and ... Read More »

Contractors Meeting with KDHE

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Representatives from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and All Things Exterior in Beloit will be hosting an informational meeting on new regulations regarding Lead-based paint in housing and how its impacts contractors in Kansas. The meeting is designed to help all contractors, property managers and others who disturb painted surfaces in North Central Kansas understand the new Lead-Based ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes

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Marysville City Council met on Monday.  The council discussed the airport runway project and approved a bid from ME Collins for 1 million three hundred twenty-three thousand dollars for the addition of a taxiway.  The approval is subject to the FFA approval and funds becoming available.  The council also discussed the addition of a sidewalk on South 11 road to ... Read More »

New lead paint rules take effect

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) New rules on lead-based paint in Kansas housing go into effect this week. The regulations are meant to minimize the risk of lead poisoning to residents and to people who work with paint. The Kansas Department of Heath and Environment administers the new rules, which take effect Friday. They apply to contractors, property managers and others who ... Read More »

Marysville City Council approves re-zoning

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Marysville City Council met in regular session Monday evening.  The council passed a change in zoning which will allow the development of a property located on South 11th Road.  The property may now be developed by Excel Development of Auburn, NE, who has planned a project that would build 24 housing units. Marshall County Economic Director George McCune said it’s ... Read More »

Re-zoning protest petition falls short

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The Petition to protest a proposed zoning change falls short and is declared invalid.  According to City Clerk Debbie Price a petition to protest the proposed change of zoning for the property involved in the housing development on 11th road has been declared invalid.  Price said the petition did not meet the requirements set forth and did not have the ... Read More »

New housing project will start by July 1

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By Julie Perry Construction on 12 duplexes and a community building will start by July 1 for low-income housing in Marysville. Tax credits in an annual amount of $441,959 were approved for the Excel Development group’s project on Jan. 4 by the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation. Development director Bill Caton, Auburn, notified City Administrator Rick Shain that the project had ... Read More »