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Chimney fire does little damage


The Marysville Fire Department responded to a chimney fire south of Home City Wednesday night around 9:50, however the fire was pretty much out when firefighters arrived.  They checked the attic to make sure it hadn’t spread and were able to head back to the firehouse after a short time on the scene.  No major damage was done to the ... Read More »

Three Options Being Considered For Baileyville School


There are three options the USD 115 Board of Education is considering concerning  Baileyville High School.  The first option is to have all 6th-8th graders at Baileyville, 9th-12th and pre-Kindergarten thru 5th grade at Seneca.  The second option is to close the Baileyville facility and have all students attend the Seneca facility and the third option is to transition the ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioner Minutes 11-13-12


COMMISSION MINUTES, November 12, 2012   The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present:  Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, and Lou Kern, County Clerk.  Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, was attending ... Read More »

Salvation Army Looking For Volunteers To Ring Bells


The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign is recruiting volunteers to ring bells.  Last year, $11,000 was raised, an all time high for Marshall County.  If you would like to volunteer to ring the bell at Walmart in Marysville this holiday season, call Dee at the Lincoln Center to sign up for a date and time at 629-8300.  All monies collected ... Read More »

State’s Poet Laureate Returns to Area


Book Reading to be Held at Koester House Museum Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, the Poet Laureate for the State of Kansas, is making a stop in Marshall County. Having recently released her fourteenth book, The Divorce Girl, Mirriam-Goldberg has included Marysville as one of the stops on her book tour. Sponsored by the Marshall County Arts Cooperative and the Koester House Museum, ... Read More »

Curtains Opens Thursday


Volunteers Spend Summer Preparing for Annual Musical In the summer of 1983 the Marysville Area Community Theatre presented their first musical, Oklahoma; the tradition has continued for thirty seasons. This summer members of the community theatre are spending long hours rehearsing and preparing for their annual musical, Curtains.  The musical whodunit was written by John Kander and Fred Ebb, the same writing ... Read More »

Nemaha County Board Minutes


    UNOFFICIAL MINUTES — These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting.   July 16, 2012 Unofficial   The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, July 16, 2012 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Wessel ... Read More »

River Valley Extension Agent Resigns


Press Release by David Coltrain. This column is one I did not think would be written for a number of years.  However, I have been wrong about things before and I am certain it will happen again.  I have accepted a position in the North Central Kansas Farm Management Association with official employment beginning on July 29.  I will be ... Read More »

Washington Loses Power


Early Sunday morning, the City of Washington lost power. Westar’s line opened up causing an area wide power outage. City of Washington staff generated power until notified by KMEA that power was no longer needed.   Staff received a call from KMEA later Sunday morning requesting generation for voltage support. Staff ran two generating units until notified to shut down. ... Read More »