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Senator Moran Visits Marysville; Praises Local Healthcare Services

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United States Senator Jerry Moran, and his wife Robba were in Marysville Saturday, and toured Community Memorial Healthcare, remarking that Marysville was indeed blessed with the caliber of facilities, and the number of healthcare professionals serving the community. A longtime proponent of rural health care, Moran emphasized the importance of maintaining these, and tied his concerns fighting for reforms within ...

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Public Meeting Regarding Preliminary Floodplain Map Tuesday

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The Kansas Department of Agriculture and Federal Emergency Management officials will host a public open house Tuesday afternoon, March 10 from 3-7 p.m. at Marysville City Hall. Officials will answer questions for residents on an individual basis that may be affected by the preliminary floodplain map, which is available now on the KDA website and FEMA Map Service Center. The ...

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Kansas State-Wide Tornado Drill Planned For This Afternoon

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State emergency management and the National Weather Service will conduct a Statewide Severe Weather Tornado Drill at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 3rd. Every school, citizen and business is encouraged to participate in the drill by practicing seeking secure, safe shelter from a “tornado”. The Federal Communication Commission has granted a waiver to the State of Kansas. The National Weather Service ...

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Wade Talley To Entertain As Part Of Annual Baileyville Benefit Basketball Tournament

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The annual Baileyville Benefit Basketball Tournament will be held this weekend at Nemaha Central High School in Seneca. The annual fundraiser generates tens of thousands of dollars each year, which are contributed toward local residents in need. This year’s beneficiaries include infant Max Hammes, son of David and Tarese Hammes, who has Downs Syndrome, and a congenital heart defect, Graham ...

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City of Washington Announces Christmas Lighting Contest

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The City of Washington has announced plans for their annual Christmas Lighting Contest. Displays will be judged by December 20th, with the winner to be credited for free electricity for the month of December. A $50 credit for second place and $25 credit for third place will also be awarded. At their recent meeting, the Washington City Council consented to staff assisting with encouraging ...

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Emergency Response Drill Planned Tuesday Near Manhattan Airport

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On August 19, 2014, the Riley County Police Department along with members of Riley County Emergency Management, Riley County EMS, and the Manhattan Fire Department (for a full list of participants contact the Riley County Emergency Management Office), will be participating in a full scale emergency response exercise. Emergency crews will be placed into a scenario at approximately 6:00 PM ...

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The Salvation Army Opens Social Services Center for Tornado Survivors in Baxter Springs, Kansas

Kansas City, MO (April 29, 2014) The Salvation Army is opening a social services center in Baxter Springs, Kansas today to provide financial assistance to residents impacted by Sunday’s tornado. Individuals may apply for aid for immediate needs such as food, personal care items, clothing and medicine at Trinity Worship Center, 225 E. 16th Street in Baxter Springs between 9 ...

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Detour Alternatives Discussed Regarding US 77 Bridge Replacement

Alternatives to a proposed 30 mile detour for up to six months on US Highway 77 a mile north of the Marshall County line are being considered. County Commissioners Monday viewed the site, meeting with some 20 residents. A petition requesting a shoofly is posted at area convenience stores, public works, and the County Courthouse. Work is set to begin ...

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NEK-CAP Receives $1.2 Million Subsidy For Low Income Residents

NEK-CAP of Northeast Kansas was among ten recipients of $1.2 million in rental subsidy and utility assistance for low income residents, in a recent grant announcement from the Kansas Housing Resource Corporation. $75,000 was awarded, and will be available to assist those in a 7 county area, including Marshall and Nemaha counties.

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“Times In Marysville 1860-1902″ Goes On Sale This Week

“Times in Marysville 1860-1902” goes on sale this week, and the author, Sarah Koester Morrison, will be here to help with distribution and for a book signing from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Koester House Museum & Gardens. The booklet chronicles Marysville’s earliest days, when Charles F. Koester, at age 19, arrived with his parents, his ...

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