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Trains, Planes and Automobile Show

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MCRHS’s 3rd Annual Trains, Planes and Automobile Show On September 8, 2012, the Marshall County Railroad Historical Society is planning their 3rd Annual Trains, Planes and Automobile Show in Waterville, Kansas. The event begins with a pancake breakfast served by the Waterville Lions Club from 7:30 to 10:30. The show begins with rail rides running all day on the historic Central Branch/Missouri ... Read More »

Marysville Fire Department Remains Busy

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? Marysville Fire Department responded to fire along the railroad right-of-way on Wednesday. Chief Dave Richardson reported the fire did not threaten any buildings or equipment. During a brief conversation with Chief Richardson he said that the calls for grass fires have not been that bad compared to some other cities. When asked if he was aware of the EPA’s ... Read More »

Search for Woman Yields No Evidence

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On Sunday afternoon the Gage County Sheriff’s Office received a report that an engineer with the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad saw a female body located west of a BNSF railroad crossing which is located approximately ½ mile north of S. 96th & Apple Road in Gage County. Gage County Deputies, Lancaster County Deputies, a Nebraska State Patrol Trooper, and ... Read More »

Union Pacific earnings report expected Thursday.

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Union Pacific will release its third-quarter earnings report on Thursday, and investors will be looking for signs the economy is improving. The Omaha-based railroad’s results are watched closely because the volume of cars, chemicals, crops, lumber and containers of imported goods it carries hints at the health of those industries. The railroad has been gradually hiring back furloughed workers as ... Read More »

Winifred is 100 years old

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Winifred is celebrating its one hundred year anniversary.  The town will celebrate with tours of historic buildings and a barbeque in the old bank building.  The events will begin at 11 a.m.  According to recorded history Winifred may have been started in the 1800’s but was not organized until fifty years later when the railroad laid track for the Topeka ... Read More »

Highway K-99 to close for rail crossing work

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Weather permitting, on Friday/Saturday, September 25-26, K-99 will be closed in two different locations in Marshall County for Union Pacific railroad crossing repair projects. Marked detours will be provided for both closures. K-99 will first close to all traffic at the crossing located northwest of the City of Axtell between Granite Road and Harvest Road beginning at 8:00 a.m. on ... Read More »