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Alcove Spring Receives Trails Improvement Grant

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A $13,000 grant for trails improvements at Alcove Spring north of Blue Rapids has been announced by the National Park Foundation. The funds will be used to help restore, and protect trails on the property, which will be the site for Orchestra on the Oregon Trail in September, an event which is expected to draw upwards of 2,000 people. Local community and ...

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Marshall County Preservation Projects Get Boosts

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Historic preservation efforts in Marshall County received a boost Friday, with Kansas Heritage Trust Fund recommending $90,000 grants to the Frankfort Grade School, and Waterville Opera House renovation projects. They were among 53 applications submitted statewide. Funds will be targeted to replacing the roof, and stabilizing the grade school in Frankfort, and used for handicapped accessibility improvements at the Opera ...

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Details Released In Randolph Fatal Shooting Accident

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MANHATTAN KAN. – On February 9, 2015 at approximately 1:20 AM officers with the Riley County Police Department responded to a report of an accidental shooting in the 14000 block of Gardiner Road in Randolph, Kansas. Once on scene officers found that a 46-year-old male, identified as Steven Hoard of Randolph, sustained a gunshot wound to the head and was ...

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Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday, and gave final approval for the mayor to sign and proceed with acquisition of the former Union Pacific Depot, and surrounding property, as all conditions in the purchase contract previously agreed to have been met. Contractor bids for lead paint and asbestos removal for the depot came in $42,000 under the cap of $177,000, ...

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Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. At the end of the meeting, Tim Ackerman submitted his resignation as councilman, as he is moving from Ward Three. That was accepted, and Charlie Schwindamann was appointed to fill the remaining term of just over four months. Schwindamann had previously served on the council, but did not run for reelection. Brad Ekiss with ...

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Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. An ordinance was adopted formalizing city annexation of North Eighth Street to/and including Jayhawk Road east to Sixteenth Street. Condemnation proceedings on a property at 600 Elm were tabled, as new owners plan demolition of the structure. Work continues as weather permits on the south Seventh Street concrete, and the city hopes to begin work on the 11th ...

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City of Washington Reminds Residents About Sewer Maintenance

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The City of Washington would like to remind all property owners and sewer utility customers that the City of Washington is responsible for the sewer main lines. The property owner is responsible for the lateral and the tap. Due to the recent purchase of the sewer camera system for the city’s sewer mains, staff has noticed numerous privately-owned sewer taps ...

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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 ...

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Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday, meeting in executive session for an hour to discuss personnel, then another fifteen minutes to discuss personnel and property acquisition. No decisions were made. No comments were received during the public hearing on the 2015 budget, with approval 6-2. Tim Ackerman and Shawn Cohorst voted no. Several residents living north of Jayhawk Road were ...

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