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National Public Safety Telecommunications Week Honors Dispatchers

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This week, April 13-19, is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, a week designated to honor those who perform dispatching duties for law enforcement. The week is sponsored by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International (APCO). Celebrated annually, the week honors the thousands of men and women who answer emergency calls; dispatch emergency professionals and equipment; and render life-saving assistance ... Read More »

Marysville Clinic To Give Sports Physicals At Evening Clinic

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Marysville, KS – Marysville Clinic Medical Staff will hold an evening clinic Tuesday, August 13, 2013 for those junior and senior high students who still need a sports physical to participate in fall sports. The clinic will be open from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Cost of the sports physical is $25.00. Marysville Clinic Family Practitioners Joe Hawkins, MD, and Shane ... Read More »

Marshall County does not have an all clear sounder in event of a tornado

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Marshall County Emergency Management Director Bill Schwindamann, Jr. would like to remind residents of Marshall County that in the event of a tornado, as was the case last week, that when the tornado siren sounds, it will continue to sound until the threat of severe weather has passed, however there will not be an “all-clear” siren. There was some confusion last ... Read More »

Homer Hanson Stadium Project in need of more funds.

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Work has begun on the Homer Hanson Stadium project. It was originally thought that about 20% of the stones would have to be new, but after they got to work on it, they have found that the walls are in worse shape than they thought. They’re now estimating that about 30-35% of the stones will have to be replaced. At ... Read More »

American Red Cross looking for volunteers for K-State Spring Game

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Each fall, the Kansas Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross assists Kansas State University by hosting First Aid Stations at the Wildcats home football games. Volunteers provide minor first aid to those in need and provide supplies that will enable direct assistance to game attendees. Volunteers need to be certified in CPR and First Aid, and can receive ... Read More »

Old appliances to be picked up for recycling in Axtell Saturday

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Axtell Recycling and the Knights of Columbus will be picking up old appliances for recycling this Saturday morning, within the city limits of Axtell. You will need to call in advance if you have an appliance or appliances to be picked up by calling Kathleen Fisher at 736-2310. Proceeds will go to the Knights of Columbus. Read More »

Marysville City Council notes 8-13-12

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This Monday August 13th at the Marysville city council meeting the major topic was the2013 budget.  At the meeting it was approved to raise the tax levy 1.94 mills.  There are many variable reasons for this increase but two more prominent were general expense increases as well as health insurance for city employees.  The levy will cause an increase of ... Read More »

Marshall County Partnership for Growth Focuses on Housing

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The Marshall County Partnership for Growth plans to focus on housing needs.    “Our community has talked about the need for additional market rate housing for years. It’s time to act”, Marysville Mayor Bill Phillipi stated during a recent brain-storming meeting focusing on housing needs for Marshall County. Rob Peschel, Chairman of the Marshall County Partnership for Growth, Inc., agreed ... Read More »

Nebraska Tornado Drill Wednesday

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Gage County Emergency Management is participating in Nebraska’s State Weather Awareness week.  The State of Nebraska is holding a tornado safety drill Wednesday.  A morning drill will begin at 10 a.m. with a mock tornado warning and activation of the outdoor warning sirens.  A second warning may be issued around 7 p.m.  Gage County Emergency Management Director Mark Meints said ... Read More »

Long Term Care Insurance Discussion: Knowledge at Noon

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“Long Term Care Insurance: What you need to know” will be the program at Knowledge at Noon on Thursday, March 1st.  The program will introduce attendees to long-term care and help them understand the need to plan for changing health and independence as we age.  The program will highlight how the potential costs of long-term care and their financial impact.  ... Read More »