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2013 Wheat Plot Tour is June 12

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The 2013 Marshall County Wheat Demonstration Plot Tour has been scheduled for Wednesday June 12 at 5:30 pm. In cooperation with Richard Holthaus of rural Axtell, the tour will be held a little over a mile north of Axtell on 30th Road. You’ll see 16 wheat varieties no-tilled into corn residue, including AgriPro’s Art, CJ, and Jackpot, Winterhawk, Oklahoma’s Ruby Lee and K-State’s ... Read More »

Lunch with the Arts is this Friday

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The Marshall County Arts Cooperative will be holding another Lunch with the Arts this Friday from 11 am to 1:30 pm at the Lee Dam Center for Fine Arts. The artwork of Lois Cohorst of Marysville is currently on display, featuring Marshall County Barns. 26 of her paintings are on display until June 1. For Friday’s lunch, hamburgers and hot dogs ... Read More »

Special Election to be held in Gage County

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The Gage County Board of Supervisors have approved a resolution for a special election in which voters will decide whether or not a $5.64 million bond is needed to resurface 31 miles of Gage County blacktop roads with a special mail-in election on June 11. If voters approve the bond, a maximum of three cents per $100 of valuation would be ... Read More »

Annual Pony Express Re-ride to be held June 17-27

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The annual Pony Express re-ride will take place June 17-27 with the ride starting in St. Joseph, MO this year going westward to Sacramento, CA. It’s a 10 day, 24 hours a day, non stop event by more than 600 riders and horses over the 1,966 mile stretch of the Pony Express National Historic Trail. The re-ride will of course ... Read More »

Apartments and Townhomes could be built in Marysville this fall

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Eight one-bedroom apartments, eight two-bedroom apartments, and 24 three-bedroom townhomes could be built in southeast Marysville, with construction scheduled to begin in September, if The Pioneer Group, a Topeka based development firm, along with the Marshall County Community Resource and Education Center can get tax credits from the state housing authority.  The location of these apartments and townhouses would be ... Read More »

Marshall County Relay for Life to be June 21-22

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Marshall County Relay for Life will be held June 21 and 22 this year.  Teams are forming for the all night event that raises money and awareness of the American Cancer Society.  If you would like to donate an item for the silent auction or $10 to honor and remember a loved one at the event, you can contact Katrina ... Read More »

2012 Wheat Harvest a bit above average

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The 2012 Wheat harvest was a successful one for most Marshall County producers, as it was slightly above average, despite the dry conditions.  2.3 million bushels of wheat was produced and average 45 bushels per acre.  Timely rains and the early harvest helped the wheat and avoided any heat problems.  Wheat harvest had it’s earliest start ever, beginning in late ... Read More »

Three Injured in One Vehicle Accident

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Three Centralia Teens were injured in a one vehicle accident on June 21st at 4:59 p.m. Natalie M. Birdsley, age 16, of Centralia, was traveling southbound on D Road just south of 72nd Road when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. Birdsley and passengers Jonathan Johnson and Chase Boyce were transported to local hospitals. Read More »

Axtell Summerfield Principal Resigns

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Axtell Summerfield schools will be under the leadership of a new principal next school year.   During a special meeting Monday evening, the Prairie Hills USD 113 Board of Education accepted the resignation of principal Brian Rottinghaus, effective June 30th.  Rottinghaus will serve as the social science teacher at Axtell beginning next school year.   The board voted to reassign ... Read More »

Marshall County Band Seeking New Members

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The Marshall County Community Band is seeking new members for their Summer Performance Season. The Summer Performance Season includes four concerts beginning with a concert at the Koester House Thursday, June 21st.  According to band member Colette Ottens, anyone who plays an instrument is welcome to join.  Currently the band has members from age 13 to the young at heart.  ... Read More »