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Mobile Classroom To Be Moved To Barnes For Preschool Program


USD 223 Barnes school district with Twin Lakes Regional Cooperative, will move a mobile classroom unit from Fort Riley to Barnes, to serve as a new home for the preschool program. They were previously held at the Greenleaf school building, which was sold by Washington County USD 108, which owned the building. Temporary quarters were being used for the preschool. ...

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KDOT To Maintain US 77 Traffic During Swede Creek Bridge Replacement

The Kansas Department of Transportation has advised Marshall County that traffic will be maintained during construction of the Swede Creek Bridge replacement a mile north of the county line. In response to local concerns with a traffic detour that would have taken drivers more than thirty miles out of their way, KDOT has instead opted to replace the structure one lane ...

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Fire Destroys Residence In Wymore

A Wymore residence was destroyed by fire early last Wednesday morning. Paul Pratt, who owns the two story property at 605 N. 12th Street, was sleeping at a neighbor’s house when firefighters arrived shortly before 6 am. It is suspected that the house may have been burning internally for some time before smoke was visible. The structure is a total ...

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Marshall County Fire Departments have busy weekend.

Marshall County Fire Departments were busy this past weekend with numerous grass fires and one structure fire. The Frankfort Fire Department was called out 9 times total Friday thru Sunday, 5 times Friday, once Saturday, and three times Sunday, all grass fires. The Marysville Fire Department was called out to a grass fire south of the Surf Motel Friday, shortly after noon, where some logs ...

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Marysville City Council Notes from 11-13-12

Short $100,000 in a fundraising effort to purchase and renovate the former Union Pacific depot in Marysville as a community and events center, Landmark Enterprise representative Linda Swim Tuesday evening reluctantly advised the Marysville City Council that the group had raised $37,850 from some 80 donors, which left the effort short facing a deadline this week.  Landmark had initially been ...

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Garage fire in Marysville Saturday Morning.

A fire early Saturday morning destroyed a detached garage in the alley in the 200 block of South Eighth Street in Marysville.  Firemen were called to the scene shortly after 7 am, and the structure was completely engulfed in flames.  The multiple car garage was vacant, and is to the north end of the Lincoln Center’s Pathway House.  An adjacent ...

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Neapco Explosion – Not an Explosion

Officials from Neapco manufacturing released a statement concerning this weeks fire and reported explosion of an air compressor.  According to Neapco the compressor was contained in a four-sided wooden structure. However, one piece of the enclosure had been removed by maintenance crews weeks earlier.  A representative from Neapco said they do not believe an explosion occurred.

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One Killed, Two Injured in Blue Springs Fire

One person was killed and two injured by a fire in Blue Springs on Monday.  At approximately 8:30 A.M. Gage County Communications dispatched Blue Springs Fire Department to a house fire at 102 West 3rd in Blue Springs.   Upon arrival firefighters found Wes O’Keefe, age 47 of 102 West 3rd, Blue Springs, outside the structure suffering from burns.  O’Keefe told ...

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Explosion and fire destroy garage

An explosion was heard in central Marysville at approximately 7 p.m. on Wednesday.  According to Emergency Management Director Bill Schwindamann a garage at 1002 Calhoun was a total loss after an explosion and fire swept through the structure.  The garage was owned by Chuck Wells.  A vehicle in the garage was also a total loss.  Three fire trucks and 25 ...

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