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Detour Alternatives Discussed Regarding US 77 Bridge Replacement

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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 ... Read More »

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

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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. Read More »

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

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“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 ... Read More »

Beattie Milo Festival Highlighted By The Wall Street Journal

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Wall Street Journal, September 5th, dateline Beattie, Kansas! An article by Dionne Searcey titled “Against the Grain; “Milo Festival Has Few Fans of the Guest of Honor,” highlights the fact that the milo capitol of the world today raises well, mostly corn and soybeans. Searcey interviewed local farmers, residents, and festival organizers, quoting several in her article which was written ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes – August 26

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. Among public comment, overgrowth of brush in the ditch along Jayhawk Road was noted, with concern for walkers and bikers along the route. Allie Argo with Marysville Main Street was present, and updated the council on several upcoming events and activities. She received approval to add a window to the office, in the former ... Read More »

City of Washington Asking Residents To Conserve Water

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City of Washington utility customers are being asked to conserve water due to a water main break in the 100 block of C Street. The water tower level is low. Residents along C Street north of 2nd Street may experience low water pressure or no water for a few hours while crews fix the leak. Information Courtesy of the Washington ... Read More »

Marshall County does not have an all clear sounder in event of a tornado

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Marshall County Emergency Management Director Bill Schwindamann, Jr. would like to remind residents of Marshall County that in the event of a tornado, as was the case last week, that when the tornado siren sounds, it will continue to sound until the threat of severe weather has passed, however there will not be an “all-clear” siren. There was some confusion last ... Read More »

Cambridge Place to celebrate National Nursing Home Week next week

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May 12-18 is National Nursing Home Week and Cambridge Place in Marysville will be celebrating all week long with events each day. On Monday at 1 is a Balloon Lift Off, Tuesday is a resident and staff BBQ lunch, Wednesday is a resident and staff pizza lunch along with games up and down the halls, Thursday evening at 6:30 is Open ... Read More »

Community Garden Grants available

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Grants up to $5,000 are available by the Kansas Health Foundation, in cooperation with K-State Research and Extension, for a Kansas Community Garden Grant. Applications will be accepted thru January 15. The program was introduced last year to encourage gardening as a healthy physical activity and to teach garden skills while encouraging gardeners of all ages to learn more about ... Read More »

Steele City History Tour Scheduled for October 14th

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The public is invited to attend a walking history tour at the Steele City, Nebraska cemetery on Sunday, October 14th at 2:00 p.m. The tour will be led by Mitch Zabokrtsky. During the cemetery tour the group will learn about the founders and early area residents, first confederate and union soldiers buried in the cemetery, and the military members the ... Read More »