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Washington County Fire Crews Kept Busy With Pasture, Barn Fires

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Recent fire calls in Washington County had the Haddam and Morrowville fire departments respond to pasture fires January 22nd and 23rd. Hanover firemen were called out on the 24th for a controlled burn out of control, and Morrowville had a similar call January 26th. Barnes and Greenleaf departments responded to a barn fire last Monday at 2404 6th Road.

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Marysville USD 364 School Board Meeting Notes

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The Marysville USD 364 School Board met Wednesday, and rescinded an earlier motion to pave the parking area on property acquired south of the Junior High, opting to wait until a traffic flow plan is established, assuring safety of drivers and pedestrians. Several projects were approved, including $70,000 for Ebert Mayo Design Group to serve as architect in developing an ...

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Blue Rapids Museum To Participate In Hometown Teams Focus

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The Blue Rapids Museum will participate in a statewide focus on hometown teams. The Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibit will include half a dozen tour stops opening at the end of January, and continuing through mid-November. Blue Rapids is planning several activities, including an alumni exhibit May 23rd, as well as talks this summer on the historic 1913 Major League Baseball ...

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Riley County Commission Meeting Minutes – Jan. 8th

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The Board of Riley County Commissioners met in regular session on Thursday, January 8th. Below are the full minutes of the meeting. Riley County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Minutes – Jan. 8th (PDF)

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Riley County Commission Meeting Minutes – Jan. 5th

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The Riley County Board of County Commissioners met on Monday, January 5th. Below are the full official minutes of the meeting. Board of Riley County Commissioners – Full Minutes – Jan. 5th (PDF)

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Community Memorial Healthcare Names New Chief of Staff

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Marysville, KS – Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kenneth Duensing, DO, as Chief of Staff, effective January 1, 2015. His term will run through December 31, 2016. Dr. Duensing is replacing Dr. Randall Brown, who served as Chief of Staff during 2013-2014. Chief of staff assists in coordinating the activities and concerns of the ...

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Drowning Reported At Tuttle Creek State Park

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Police and other emergency crews responded to the River Pond area of Tuttle Creek State Park at approximately 5:24 PM on January 2, 2015. These crews included the Riley County Police Department, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office, the US Army Corps of Engineers, Manhattan Fire Department, Blue Township Fire Department, Riley County ...

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Marysville City Council Notes (Dec. 22nd)

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The Marysville City Council met last Monday, and considered an opinion from legal counsel regarding the issue of levying 2014 intangibles taxes. Termed intriguing and complicated, a memo received outlined and agreed with aspects of both sides of the question, which arose when councilmember Carla Grund argued that the tax should not have been levied after it was turned down ...

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USD 364 Board of Education Meeting Notes

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The Marysville USD 364 School Board met Wednesday. Enrollment projections for 2015-16 appear to be stable. The district is implementing a school based mentoring program, in cooperation with Families First of Marshall County. An outline of the agreement was reviewed. Board members were reminded that the deadline to file for school board elections is noon, January 27. Regular Board Meeting ...

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Peterson Farm Brothers to Perform at Chamber Annual Meeting

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To recap 2014 the Marysville Chamber of Commerce will host its Annual Meeting on Saturday, January 10, 2015. Entertainment for the evening will be a performance by The Peterson Farm Brothers. “It should be a fun evening with friends, family, and fellow co-workers,” says Brenda Staggenborg, Chamber of Commerce Executive Secretary. “The event is open to the public, so everyone ...

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