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Get Real at Frankfort Summerfest on June 15th

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Get Real this summer at the 2013 Frankfort Summerfest, on Saturday, June 15th. With this year’s theme based on reality TV, the Summerfest will kickoff on Friday, June 14th, with The Amazing Race, a fun for all ages foot race/scavenger hunt within the city limits. Registration for the race will be held at the Frankfort City Park at 6:30 p.m. ... Read More »

Palmer Playground completed in just 2 days!!

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The community of Palmer has a new playground in the park after the community raised the $30,000 needed, and it was built in just 2 days!! May 17 and 18 many volunteers put the playground equipment together, completing the project ahead of schedule. However, there was a delay in allowing kids to play on it until last week while they waited on ... Read More »

WCCF Opportunity Fund deadline approaching

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The deadline for applying for the current round of grants from the Washington County Community Foundation’s Opportunity Fund is rapidly approaching. The Foundation will accept applications until next Thursday, March 28, 2013, for up to $3,032 in grants for charitable causes. The Foundation will consider applications from non-profit organizations, individuals, and groups of individuals. For-profit organizations will not be considered ... Read More »

SCC offering class on our National Parks

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How much do you know about our hidden treasures, the nation’s national parks? Did you know that the National Park Service’s Midwest Archeological Center is located in Lincoln? Southeast Community College is offering a course titled “America’s Best Idea: Get to Know Your National Parks.” The class will run from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays from April 4-18 at SCC’s Continuing Education ... Read More »

Public Affairs: Palmer group raising funds for new playground

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Gretchen Oehmke was our guest this past weekend on our KNDY Public Affairs program regarding the Palmer Park playground equipment. Listen to the interview below. A fundraiser to raise money for new playground equipment at the Palmer Park is underway and they’re just shy of the $30,000 needed for the project. The new playground will be built this summer if they raise ... Read More »

Tuttle Creek Violation Reminders

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Tuttle Creek is now more than 11 feet below its normal pool elevation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wants to remind the public of activities that are prohibited on the newly exposed lake bed. Common violations include driving along the shoreline, disturbing historic or cultural resource sites, and using metal detectors outside of the lake’s park areas. Persons ... Read More »

Marysville Easter Celebration

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The annual Marysville Community Easter Egg Hunt will take place Saturday at 1 pm. in the city park.  Children ages 2-9 years will hunt for over 3,000 eggs!  Children will have an opportunity to visit with the Easter Bunny and the Balloon Man while in the park. The event is sponsored by the Marysville Kiwanis Club and Ryan Smith Financial Services  ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Minutes

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Marysville City Council met Monday.  Ongoing discussion regarding location, platting, and plans for a light industrial park adjacent to the Marysville Airport continued.  Representatives of the cemetery board brought forward questions regarding boundaries.  The issue was tabled, and forwarded for consideration by that board and the Planning Commission. City officials have met with engineers on the Seventh Street corridor improvements.  ... Read More »

New Administrator Named for Hollenberg Pony Express Station

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The Hollenberg Pony Express Station announced that Jared Zenger of Haddam will be the new site administrator. Zenger is a Kansas State Graduate with a degree in park’s management. Zenger also operates a family ranch near Haddam and operates Hay Valley Outfitters. Read More »