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KDOT To Close US Highway 77 Today For Old Bridge Implosion

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The Kansas Department of Transportation will close the new US-77 Big Blue River Bridge at Blue Rapids for approximately 20 minutes at 2:00 p.m. today as crews implode the old US-77 Big Blue River Bridge structure. When imploded  only the structural steel on the bridge will fall as the bridge piers will remain in place and will be removed after the ... Read More »

The Marshall County Fairgrounds Will Replace Two Barns

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Marshall County Fair Association Bob Lindquist attended the Blue Rapids City Council Monday night to inform the City that the Fair Association will be replacing two old barns this year. According to Lindquist The Hog and Sheep Barns are in bad repair and will be replaced with metal buildings. The new building will be a little shorter than the Show ... Read More »

Corrections officer foils escape plan

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At approximately 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday the 14th, 2010, Gage County Corrections Lieutenant Mulbery heard a banging noise coming from the cell block area.   At that time, all inmates were removed from the cell block area.  Arrangements were made with other facilities and they were transported out immediately.  A six inches by six inches hole was located on the west wall ... Read More »

Blue Springs council discusses new firehouse

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Blue Springs Council discussed plans for the new fire building at their Tuesday night meeting. Members of the Blue Springs Rural Fire Department were present at the meeting. The preliminary cost of the steel building is $135,000.  The final cost, design and application for a local grant have not been completed. Rural Fire board members John Linder and Roland Hardin ... Read More »