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Injury Accident Reported In Home City Saturday


An injury accident was reported Saturday afternoon, shortly before 5 p.m. in Marshall County, on US Highway 36 at the railroad tracks in Home City. Michael Dixon, 69, of Axtell, lost control at the crossing. He was transported to Community Memorial Hospital in Marysville.

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Marshall County Preservation Projects Get Boosts


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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Trains, Planes and Automobile Show

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 …

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Marysville Fire Department Remains Busy

? 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 …

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Search for Woman Yields No Evidence

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 …

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Union Pacific earnings report expected Thursday.

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 …

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Winifred is 100 years old

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 …

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Highway K-99 to close for rail crossing work

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 …

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