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Marysville City Council Purchases Computers, Pickup Truck and Mower

Marysville City Council approved the purchase of 12 Sim Tablets, which are small mobile computers, at a cost of over 6000 dollars.  The Tablets will be issued to council members, department heads, the city administrator and the city attorney.  In a previous meeting the council discussed the use of the tablets, the potential improvement in communication and the potential to ...

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Wymore Recall Election Set for May 10th

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 ...

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Flip of a coin adds Ken Johnson to the Washington County School Board

Washington County school board candidates, Ken Johnson and Dana Cecrle each received one more vote from provisional ballots, keeping them tied. The county commissioners flipped a coin and Johnson won the flip, so he will be the new school board member.

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Steve Feight retains USD 224 Position 7.

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.

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Marshall County Election Results

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 ...

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Recall of Wymore City Council Member Moves Forward

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 ...

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Full House Set to Act on Tuition Bill

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 ...

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USD 115 selects interim superintendent

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 ...

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Attempt To Terminate Marysville City Administrator Fails

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 ...

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Voters turnout in force for midterm elections

The Marshall County Clerk reports 3,827 registered voters place their vote for the November 2nd election.  This represents over 52% of eligible voters in Marshall County.

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