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This is National Work Zone Awareness Week

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A FEW KANSAS WORK ZONE FACTS FOR YOU –Nearly 90 percent of the people who are injured or killed in work zone crashes are motorists. Of the eight people killed in work zone crashes in Kansas in 2012, one was a highway worker who worked for a construction company, one was a pedestrian and six were motorists. Most of the ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes 4-8-2013

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Marysville City Council met for their first of the month meeting Monday night, with it being the final council meeting for 4 of them, Bud Schuette, Bob Shipman, Charles Schwindamann, and Liz Doll.  Among items discussed, the water tower project was put on hold and all bids were rejected so that the council could have more time to work on ... Read More »

Marshall County Arts Cooperative to sponsor Lunch with the Arts

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The Marshall County Arts Cooperative is hosting another Lunch with the Arts.  The event will be held at the Lee Dam Center for Fine Art, 201 South 9th Street, Friday, March 15, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. In conjunction with the arts cooperative’s current exhibit at the art center, “ … of big and little … ,” the group ... Read More »

Children’s Author and Illustrator in Marshall County This Week

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When retired elementary school teacher Judy Nagely returned from a trip to Kansas City, she brought back the name of a children’s author and illustrator that she thought should come to Marshall County – Jenny Whitehead. “Judy heard Jenny Whitehead speak at a conference, and she was impressed with her presentation,” explained Wayne Kruse, the arts cooperative’s executive director.  “She ... 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 »

Sections Of K-16 To Close Tuesday-Thursday In Pottawatomie County

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Kansas Highway 16 in Pottawatomie County will be closed at various spots Tuesday through Thursday for culvert replacement work. FULL ROADWAY CLOSURE: Eastbound and westbound K-16 will be closed to all traffic at varying locations for culvert replacement work on Tuesday-Thursday, November 6-8 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. each day. Tuesday, November 6: All lanes of K-16 will be ... Read More »

Big Blue River Bridge and K-9/US-77 Intersection Set To Open!

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PROJECT UPDATE! Weather permitting, by late evening on Wednesday, October 24, the new US-77 Big Blue River Bridge will OPEN to unrestricted traffic in Marshall County. In addition, the reconstructed K-9 and K-77 intersection will reopen to unrestricted traffic. Demolition of the original bridge still needs to be completed along with pavement striping, clean up and finishing work on the ... Read More »

Curtains Opens Thursday

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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 »

Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes

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           COMMISSION MINUTES, June 18, 2012            The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, June 18, 2012 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present: Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner; Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, and Lou Kern, County Clerk.   Absent:  Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner. ... Read More »

K-9 Scheduled to Close Monday Afternoon

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K-9 closes at 4 p.m. on Monday and will remain closed through early September 2012. This intersection reconstruction work is part of the US-77 Big Blue River bridge replacement project in Marshall County. Eastbound and westbound K-9 will be closed from the city of Frankfort to the US-77 junction to ALL through traffic. Access will be maintained for local traffic ... Read More »