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Highway K-9 Remains Closed Following Train Derailment

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The Kansas Department of Transportation advises that Highway K-9 from Frankfort west remains closed following the train derailment Monday. It is hoped that it will reopen sometime Sunday, weather permitting, as work continues on cleanup and crossing replacement. Read More »

*UPDATE* Two Dead In Communication Tower Collapse Near Blaine

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Tragedy struck rural Pottawatomie County during the late morning hours of Tuesday, when two communication towers collapsed near the intersection of Highway 16 and Rock Creek Road outside the community of Blaine. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office reports that they received a call that a tower had collapsed at 9:30 a.m. Sheriff’s deputies, EMS, Fire & Rescue as well as ... Read More »

USD 364 Marysville School Board Meeting Minutes

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Marysville USD 364 School Board met Wednesday. First day enrollment was down two students from last year, with full time equivalent down 9.4 students. Official count will be conducted September 20. The board approved a motion to move forward toward a parking lot, starting with a conceptual drawing. The board asked a letter be addressed the city asking they contact ... Read More »

KDOT Approves K-15 Bridge Construction Project

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Bids were announced in June by the Kansas Department of Transportation for state highway construction and maintenance projects, including a bridge on K-15 in Washington County, six and a half miles north of K-9. Reece construction of Scandia had the successful bid, just over $130,000. Read More »

Section of Highway 36 to have Crack Repair done

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The Kansas Department of Transportation announced approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas at a letting that took place on March 20 in Topeka. In Washington County, 4.3 miles of Highway 36 will have crack repair done by Missouri Pavement Maintenance, Inc. of Independence, MO for $40,800. This stretch of road will be from east of ... Read More »

KDOT announces bids for State Projects

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The Kansas Department of Transportation has announced approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. In Marshall county, the Snipe Creek Bridge, located 3.36 miles east of the K-99 Junction on Highway 36, will be replaced.  Ebert Construction Company, Inc and Subsidiary of Wamego won the project at a cost of just over $1.1 million. Read More »

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 »

K 187 Closed Due to Flooding

The Kansas Department of Transportation announced K-187 is now closed over Weyer Creek about 2.8 miles north of Centralia due to water on the roadway. Read More »

Hanover Linn Barnes Schools discuss cost saving ideas

USD 223 Community Budget Meetings   Approximately One hundred sixty people attended the USD 223 community meetings held on March 29th & 30th in Linn and Hanover.  After hearing the possible reductions in state funding for the 2010-2011 school year, community members worked in small groups to brainstorm cost saving ideas for the district. As Superintendent of Schools, I was ... Read More »