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Alcove Spring Receives Trails Improvement Grant

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A $13,000 grant for trails improvements at Alcove Spring north of Blue Rapids has been announced by the National Park Foundation. The funds will be used to help restore, and protect trails on the property, which will be the site for Orchestra on the Oregon Trail in September, an event which is expected to draw upwards of 2,000 people. Local community and ...

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Branson Show Coming to Marshall County; Artists With Local Ties to Perform at Art Center

The Marshall County Arts Cooperative is bringing Patrick Dodd and Tracy Distefano to the area to perform their Branson-style show, “Patrick and Tracy Show.” They will perform two shows on Friday and Saturday, March 7 and 8, at 7:00 p.m. at the Lee Dam Center for Fine Art. Admission is $5.00. Tickets may be purchased at the Chamber of Commerce ...

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Aquila Theatre Company Coming To The Area; Troupe Will Bring Shakespeare To Local Stage

The Marshall County Arts Cooperative is busy making preparations for their next visiting artist, Aquila Theatre Company. The company, based out of New York City, will be here February 27 and February 28 for a two-day residency. They will perform William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night for the public Thursday, February 27, at 7:00 p.m. in the Marysville High School auditorium. Tickets ...

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Local Spelling Champion Eliminated From Nationals

Cara Knapp of Seneca, Kansas did not advance to the semi-finals of the National Spelling Bee. 13 year old Cara is a seventh grader who is home schooled by her mother.

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Marysville City Dump to be Closed June 7th and 8th

The Marysville City Dump and surrounding roads will be closed on June 7th and 8th. Local Law Enforcement officers will be completing firearms training during that time. Officers are mandated by the state of Kansas to complete a state-mandated course.

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Local Scouts Participate In Search Drill At Alcove Spring Park

Local Boy Scouts assisted in the rescue of a small girl who wandered off at the Alcove Spring park. The scouts were part of an emergency management drill coordinated between the Marshall County Fire Department, Marshall County Sheriff’s Department, Marshall County Emergency Management and the leaders of Boy Scout Troop 180. The scouts were unaware the rescue was a drill ...

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Marshall County Recycling Program Gives $31,710 to Local Non-Profits

The Marshall County Recycling program now has a 24-hour recycling drop-off site for cardboard and paper, including newspapers. The program has placed a recycling trailer at the east end of the Habitat for Humanity Thrift Store in Marysville. According to Steve Cohorst the trailer has been open for two months. The drop off is limited to cardboard and newspaper at ...

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Missing Girl Has Local Ties

BELOIT — Beloit police are looking for a missing 14-year-old girl who was last heard from Wednesday. Shelby Eck left her residence at 915 N. Mill in Beloit Tuesday evening and was reported as a runaway Wednesday morning, according to a statement from Beloit Police Chief Ryan Stocker. Eck was reported to be wearing pink “skinny” jeans and a white-and-pink-striped ...

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Local National Guard Members Coming Home

Members on the Kansas National Guard 2nd battalion, 130th Field Artillery including soldiers from the local area are returning home this week from peace keeping mission in Egypt.  The soldiers were deployed in 2009 to serve with a Multinational Force and Observers mission in Egypt.  The unit will return in two groups.  230 soldiers will be welcomed home at a ...

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Local Fire Departments Receive Grant Money

WASHINGTON , DC– U.S. Senator Pat Roberts today announced over $1.24 million in twenty-one grants were awarded to Kansas firefighters to improve homeland security. Senator Roberts said, “I am pleased to announce these funds, which are vital to improve firefighting efforts and first responder needs in rural Kansas . It’s imperative to support our local fire departments.” St. Mary’s Fire ...

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