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K-DOT Announces Swede Creek Bridge Replacement; Highway Sealing Projects

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The Kansas Department of Transportation recently announced approved bids for construction and maintenance projects, including a two million dollar replacement of the Swede Creek Bridge a mile north of the Riley County line on U.S. Highway 77, and 17 miles sealing Highway K-148 from the Republic County line east to the Highway K-148/K-9 intersection. Read More »

Fire Calls Keep Marysville Fire Department Busy

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Marysville firemen answered three calls recently. On November 10th, a controlled burn had flared up north of Hall Bros. Construction. Smoke was reported when a light fixture failed that evening at a home rented by John Mathis at 411 N. 15th Street, and November 11th a pile of leaves was reported on fire along May Street between Third and Fourth. Read More »

Injury Accident Reported Near Hanover On K-148

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A Texas man was injured Thursday morning north of Hanover on Highway K- 148, when he lost control of his truck, went into the ditch and overturned. The driver, Richard Garza of Edinburgh, Texas was taken to Hanover Hospital by E.M.S. Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. Following discussion, they approved easements as dedicated for the Bulldog Apartment Complex, proposed just east of the Senior Housing Duplexes. The matter had been referred back to the planning commission for consideration of the east easement access. They took no action, and approval Monday resulted in a tie vote, 3-3 with Frye, Gross, and ... Read More »

Three Teen Girls Injured In Accident North Of Marysville Sunday

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Three girls were injured Sunday morning in a one vehicle accident in Marshall County. Eighteen-year-old Haley Marie Nester was southbound on U.S. Highway 77 five miles north of Marysville, and went off the road through the west ditch, into a cornfield. Haley Nester, and passengers Kiley A. Larson, age 17, and Macy M. Larson age 16, of Bremen were taken ... Read More »

Kansas Memorial Stadium Renovation Begins Tuesday

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – Work will begin next Tuesday (June 24) on a project that will remove the track from KU’s Memorial Stadium. Workers will surround the field with new artificial turf, which will extend 37 feet from the sidelines. Additional turf in the north end zone will extend 80 feet from the back of the end zone, some 25 feet ... Read More »

Road Construction Projects To Impact Area Highways

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Traffic is to be detoured on Highway K-99 north of Frankfort beginning this week for a bridge replacement project over the Clear Creek drainage area, five miles north of Frankfort. Crews will begin setting traffic control, which will include a marked detour via Highway K-9 to Highway K-87 to U.S. Highway 36. That will be operational directing traffic for the duration of ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday, and laid to rest the issue of raising chickens within city limits. An issue that has been considered, reconsidered, and discussed at length for some time came down to a vote on a proposed ordinance drafted by the City Attorney, who had explored options with a committee. They had suggested a one year trial program with ten ... Read More »

Injury Accident Reported In Washington County

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An injury accident was reported in Washington County April 26th. Charles Ouelette of Washington lost control of his vehicle on upland road, just north of 13th Road. The vehicle went airborne, and hit an embankment. Ouelette was taken to the Washington County Hospital. Read More »

Pair Of Injury Accidents Reported In Nemaha County

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Two people were injured Sunday morning in Nemaha County. Shortly before 7 a.m., David Becker, 76, of Seneca had slowed on U.S. Highway 36 to turn into a private drive just east of O Road. He was struck from behind by Mathew A. Douglas, 40, of St. James, Missouri. Douglas and a passenger, Collin D. Sanders, 26, also of St. James were transported to the Nemaha ... Read More »