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Wymore Recall Election Set for May 10th

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Wymore City Council voted to set a date for a vote on the recall of Councilmember Dan Hawkins. May 10th the citizens in Ward 1 will vote to either recall Hawkins or continue to allow him to represent them. The recall attempt was started by a Wymore Citizen Lee Carr after Hawkins left 5 consecutive council meetings effectively ending the ... Read More »

Steve Feight retains USD 224 Position 7.

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Washington County Clerk’s office verified that the USD 224 position 7 vote between Steve Feight and April Fahey remained tied, so a coin flip was done and Feight retained the position. Read More »

Marshall County Election Results

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Marysville voters elected a new mayor, and for a second time turned down a one percent city sales tax that would have funded a new swimming pool, tennis court improvements, and a new fire station. Bill Phillippi unseated incumbent mayor Bernie Krug.  Phillippi received 58% of the vote, Krug 28%, and tim Jones 12%. The sales tax was defeated by ... Read More »

Recall of Wymore City Council Member Moves Forward

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Efforts to recall Wymore City Council member Dan Hawkins continue to move forward. Hawkins has presented a written response that will be attached to the recall petition being circulated. In Hawkins’ response, he says, “I’ve left meetings to protest the Mayor’s refusal to acknowledge and present other experienced candidates that have applied for the vacancy. I’m against the Mayor’s bias ... Read More »

Full House Set to Act on Tuition Bill

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The Kansas House of Representatives will take final action tomorrow on a bill that would repeal a state law allowing some illegal immigrants in Kansas to pay in-state tuition at public universities and colleges. The House passed the controversial bill 69-49 on an unrecorded vote today. Ever since the law was enacted in 2004, critics have argued it encourages illegal ... Read More »

USD 115 selects interim superintendent

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The newly formed USD 115 interim board has selected Darrel Kohlman as acting superintendent for the new consolidated school district on Monday evening. Kohlman, is currently superintendent of the Nemaha Valley School District.  Kohlman was selected on a split vote along current district lines.  The four interim board members from the Nemaha Valley School district voted for Kohlman.  The three ... Read More »

Attempt To Terminate Marysville City Administrator Fails

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A motion to dismiss City Administrator Rick Shain highlighted the Marysville City Council meeting Monday night. The council went into round table discussion and when it was Bill Phillipi’s turn he read a motion to immediately terminate Rick Shain.  That motion was seconded by Kevin Throm. Following a tense discussion, Wayne Price moved that the issue be tabled.  That was ... Read More »

State board approves B&B/Nemaha County merger

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The State Board of Education has approved the consolidation of two Nemaha County school districts. The state board gave their approval Wednesday to the consolidation of the Nemaha Valley and B & B School Districts, clearing the way for a public vote on the issue during the November 2nd general election. Meanwhile, Nemaha Valley School District Superintendent Darrel Kohlman says ... Read More »