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Marysville City Council Notes – August 26

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. Among public comment, overgrowth of brush in the ditch along Jayhawk Road was noted, with concern for walkers and bikers along the route. Allie Argo with Marysville Main Street was present, and updated the council on several upcoming events and activities. She received approval to add a window to the office, in the former ... Read More »

Clean Line Energy Meeting Planned For Saturday In Seneca

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A meeting of landowners, and other residents affected by construction of a proposed energy transmission line across northeast Kansas is planned Saturday evening in Seneca. A local group will energize and coordinate efforts to oppose the proposal, which would come into Washington, and across Marshall and Nemaha counties. Some 20 speakers were among several hundred people in attendance in Seneca ... Read More »

KCC Meeting On Clean Line Energy Monday In Seneca

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Petitions against a proposed power line that would cross Washington, Marshall, and Nemaha counties will be presented, along with public comments, Monday evening in Seneca. The event is the first of four scheduled meetings in the state hosted by the Kansas Corporation Commission, which will decide if an application by Clean Line Energy Partners should be approved. The proposal would ... Read More »

Nemaha County Dealing With $3.5 Million Property Value Drop

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Nemaha County is scrambling to adjust budgets following a $3.5 million drop in state assessed property values, primarily related to a reduction in the value of the Keystone Pipeline, which crosses the county. Despite that change, the overall county valuation increased by over $2 million to $126 million. The values reflect tax collections going forward, and as a result impact ... Read More »

AAA Projects a Slight Decline in Memorial Day Travel

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Topeka, KS (May 22) – AAA projects 34.8 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a 0.9 percent decrease from the 35.1 million people who traveled last year. Eighty-nine percent of travelers (31.2 million) will travel by automobile, an increase from 31.1 million last year. The Memorial Day holiday travel period ... Read More »

Proclamation signed by area Mayors

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PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, service to others is a hallmark of the American character, and central to how we meet our challenges; and WHEREAS, the nation’s mayors are increasingly turning to volunteerism as a cost-effective strategy to meet city needs; and, WHEREAS, Senior Corp volunteers address the most pressing challenges facing our cities and nation, from educating students to preserving the environment; ... Read More »

State Wrestling Delayed Due To Winter Storm

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association today announced that due to the upcoming winter storm, the 2013 State Wrestling Tournaments will be delayed by 2 hours on Friday, February 22nd. This will impact all sites across the State of Kansas. Weight in will start at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, with first round competition beginning at noon. The second round ... Read More »

MARSHALL COUNTY TO HOST SOYBEAN PLOT TOUR

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This has been a rough year for crops like soybeans. The Marshall County Soybean Plot is located in the driest part of the county, but we plan on holding the 2012 Marshall County Soybean Plot Tour. The Marshall County Extension Service, in cooperation with Lynn Bargmann of Bremen, will be holding a tour of the Marshall County Soybean Plot on ... Read More »

CMH Celebrates National Hospital Week

(Marysville, KS) – Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) invites patients, families and constituents to join them in celebrating National Hospital Week, May 6-12. Celebrated since 1921, National Hospital Week is a time dedicated to reinforcing the valuable contributions hospitals make in communities across the nation. According to the Kansas Hospital Association (KHA), 127 community hospitals in Kansas annually staff nearly 10,000 ... Read More »

Long Term Care Insurance Discussion: Knowledge at Noon

“Long Term Care Insurance: What you need to know” will be the program at Knowledge at Noon on Thursday, March 1st.  The program will introduce attendees to long-term care and help them understand the need to plan for changing health and independence as we age.  The program will highlight how the potential costs of long-term care and their financial impact.  ... Read More »