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Four Injured in Accident Saturday

Marshall County Sheriff’s Office released the official accident report today for an injury accident that occurred Saturday on Highway 36 east of Marysville.  Four People were injured Saturday afternoon when a westbound vehicle driven by Lisa Ohlsen, Seneca, attempted to pass a semi.  According to the report Ohlsen saw oncoming traffic, swerved to the right to avoid the traffic and ...

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Supreme Court Rules on Republican River

Kansas will be allowed to reopen a lawsuit against Nebraska over use of the water flowing in the Republican River. That was a decision handed down today by the U.S. Supreme Court. The Court will allow Kansas to file a petition over its allegations that Nebraska used more than its allocated share of water from the river in 2005 and ...

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Duckwalls in Washington closing for good

Washington, Kansas is losing long time retailer the Duckwall Store.  Alco and Duckwalls Inc. today announced it will close 44 Duckwall stores, including 20 in Kansas, and redeploy the capital into higher return ALCO stores.  The Company, which currently operates 214 broad line ALCO stores in 23 states, intends to change its corporate name to ALCO Stores, Inc., to reflect its ...

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Activities Association Announces Change in 2011 State Basketball Class 1A Sites

The KSHSAA announced today, state sites for the two 2011 Class 1A state basketball tournaments will be switched. “Following the annual classification of schools released last week, we mapped the participating schools in each division that we know to date. Based on the proximity of the schools to the respective state sites, it became clear we would assist the greatest ...

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Moran’s Staff To Hold Open Office Hours in Marshall County

MARYSVILLE – Congressman Jerry Moran today announced that a member of his staff will be in Marshall County to hold local office hours from 1:30-2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 12, 2010.  Kelsey Holste, District Representative for the First Congressional District, will be in the Commissioners’ Room in the county courthouse to meet with area residents.  Individuals who wish to voice ...

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Recovery Act To Help Bring Fiber Internet to Barnes Exchange

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2010 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the selection of broadband infrastructure projects to give rural residents in 8 states access to improved economic and educational opportunities. Funding for the projects is being provided through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. “The broadband projects announced today will give rural Americans access to the tools they need ...

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Bill To Rename Blue Rapids River Bridge Sent To Governor Parkinson

Topeka – Legislation that will honor a fallen U.S. Marine from Marshall County is on its way to the Governor. The Kansas Senate today approved House Bill 2436. The bill will name bridge No. 62 on U.S. Highway 77 that goes over the Big Blue River east of Blue Rapids in Marshall County as the 1st Lieutenant Michael Hugh Breeding ...

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Ag Profitability Conference

The annual area Ag Profitability Conference that was held in Smith Center today brought together an all-star cast of 6 Ag Economics experts from Kansas State University and a little over 50-area producers trying to absorb the financial advice necessary to make this a profitable year down on the farm. The program was co-sponsored by Smith County Extension and Post ...

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Internship Applications Available

First District Kansas Congressman Jerry Moran’s office announced today that the veteran legislator is accepting applications for paid congressional internships in his Washington D.C., and Kansas offices for the summer 2010 term. The Washington D.C., summer internship session is divided into two parts, with two interns beginning in May and finishing at the end of June, and two new interns ...

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Moran Press Conference

First District Kansas Congressman Jerry Moran spoke at a press conference today in Washington D.C. as a part of a bipartisan group of lawmakers pushing to get the Department of Defense to account for a recent ruling by the World Trade Organization. Moran argues the European Union has illegally subsidized development of Airbus aircraft. Airbus is currently competing with Boeing ...

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