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Voter turnout very low in the area


Voter turnout for the City and School elections around the area were very low, but about what was anticipated. Marshall County had the highest percentage of voter turnout with 26% while Nemaha County only had 1/2 of that at 13%. Washington County was in the middle at roughly 21%. For the most part that was what was anticipated by the County Clerk’s before the ... Read More »

Schedule change for commodity distribution in Marshall County


Scheduling for Marshall County Agency on Aging commodity distribution has changed. Previously all sites in the county were open Thursdays. This month, the schedule changes to a two day event, with Home City, Beattie, Oketo, Herkimer, Bremen, and Marysville resident distribution on Wednesday, April 3 from 1-4 at the Helvering Center in Marysville. Sites in Summerfield, Axtell, Vermillion, Frankfort, Blue ... Read More »

Nancy Fincham wins $5,000 to go to favorite local Non-Profit Organization


Nancy Fincham of Marysville has been selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities℠, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Grow Communities gives farmers the opportunity to win a $2,500 donation to direct to their favorite local nonprofit organizations. To further support counties that have been declared disaster areas due to drought by the USDA, winning farmers in these counties ... Read More »

Three Marshall County Men arrested on several charges


On Wednesday, February 27, Washington County Sheriff’s officers and the Kansas Highway Patrol arrested three Marshall County men in Hanover. Steven Blumer of Marysville was arrested on pending charges of DUI, Aggravated Intimidation of a Witness, Conspiracy to commit Aggravated Battery on Law Enforcement, Criminal Threat, and Transporting an Open Container. William Wilson of Marysville was arrested on pending charges ... Read More »

No major accidents reported in Marshall County during storm


There were no major accidents reported during the snowstorm Thursday in Marshall County. Two accidents did occur, one just west of Home City on Highway 36, however no major injuries were reported. Marysville reported about 5.5 inches of snow, that after forecasts earlier in the week were thinking we could see upwards of two feet!! Read More »

2013 Marshall County 4-H Club Day Results

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The Marshall County 4-H Club Day was held on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at the Marysville Junior-Senior High School. About 175 4-H’ers participated in the 2013 Marshall County 4-H Club Day. During Marshall County 4-H Club Day, 4-H’ers make public presentations to share things they’ve learned in 4-H. Presentations include speaking project talks, public speaking, demonstrations and illustrated talks, talent ... Read More »

Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins to be in Blue Rapids Wednesday


Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins will be holding a town hall meeting on Wednesday morning at the Blue Rapids Community Center from 9:30 to 10:30 am as part of her Congress to Kansas tour.  Jenkins represents the Second Congressional District, which includes part of Marshall County, after re-apportionment last year.  The event is open to the public. Read More »

City Council positions up for election in Marshall County


City Council Positions up for election in the city and school election for this year include, in Marysville, Mayor, Treasurer, and 4 council members. Bill Phillipi is the current mayor, Ken Kickhaefer is Treasurer and Council members are Bud Schuette in Ward 1, Bob Shipman in Ward 2, Charlie Schwindamann in Ward 3, and Liz Doll in Ward 4. Axtell ... Read More »

Intruder Drills to be conducted in Marshall County Schools


The recent school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut have called for a plan of action locally. Now, along with tornado and fire drills, the Marshall County schools have called for set intruder drills. Plans have already been set in the Marysville Public Schools and practice runs have been placed in their schedules. Police Chief Todd Ackerman said that he would be ... Read More »