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Semi Driver Injured After Semi Rolls

A one vehicle semi truck accident resulted in injury on Friday and temporarily blocked Highway 36 just south of Axtell in Marshall County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports that James Ruark of St. Joseph, Missouri was eastbound and lost control of his semi and trailer around mile marker 312 and overturned, blocking the highway around 1:20 PM on Friday. Ruark ... Read More »

Re-surfacing Work Begins on Highway 99

On Monday, a 2.146 million dollar resurfacing project began on a 28-mile stretch of K-99 from the north city limits of Frankfort to the Kansas/Nebraska state line and on K-9 from the K-88 junction to the K-99 junction north of Frankfort in Marshall County. Resurfacing work will take place daily, Monday through Saturday, during daylight hours. Flaggers will coordinate with ... Read More »

Marshall County Unemployment Highest in KNDY Listening Area

Marshall County has the highest unemployment rate in the KNDY listening area with 5.5 percent according to the Kansas Department of Labor’s Report on January Unemployment. Washington County reported 5.0 percent unemployment and Nemaha County reported an area low of 4.1 percent unemployment. The State of Kansas January 2011 unemployment rate in Kansas was 7.4 percent, up from 6.4 in ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners’ Minutes

March 7, 2011 The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with Charles R. Loiseau, Chairman; Robert S. Connell and Thomas K. Holle members; and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved as presented upon ... Read More »

Marshall County Population Falls Significantly

Marshall County had the second largest population decline in the Northeast Kansas over the last 10 years at 7.7 percent. The new federal census figures show that 77 of Kansas’ 105 counties lost residents over the past decade.  Marshall County has decreased from approximately 16,000 residents in the 1960’s to 10,117 residents in 2010. Nemaha County population fell by 5 ... Read More »

Nelms Eliminated from Mayoral Race

Micheal Nelms was eliminated from the Marysville Mayoral Race in the results of Tuesday’s primary. The unofficial results show Current Councilman Bill Phillipi with 279 votes, Current Mayor Bernie Krug with 153 votes, Tim Jones received 53 votes and Micheal Nelms received 29 votes. Marshall County election officials report that voter turnout was 23.68 percent. Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners’ Minutes

February 28, 2011 The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Charles R. Loiseau, Chairman; Robert S. Connell and Thomas K. Holle members; and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved as presented ... Read More »

Anhydrous Leak Repaired – Evacution Order Rescinded

Citizens in the town of Home were evacuated at approximately 3:00 p.m. due to an Anhydrous Leak. According to William Schwindamann, Marshall County Emergency Management Director, a portable anhydrous tank was being worked on when a leak developed.  The tank was located in the southeast area of town.  Blue Valley Telecommunications served as an evacuation point for those in Home ... Read More »

Marysville Mayoral Primary Voter Registration Due Monday

Marysville voters who wish to participate in the primary for the Marysville Mayoral election must register to vote by Feb. 14. Persons can register at the Marshall County clerk’s office in the Marysville courthouse. The primary ballot will have the four candidates who filed to become Marysville Mayor, only the three receiving the most votes in the primary will go ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »