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Frankfort Community Foundation Giving Day Tuesday

Tuesday (December 1, 2020) marks the annual Frankfort Community Foundation giving day. Area residents are encouraged to support the community and its nonprofit organizations, with...

Marysville City Council Passes Mask Mandate At Special Meeting Friday

The Marysville City Council at a special meeting Friday evening passed a mask mandate that will require masks in businesses, and indoor settings. If...

COVID-19 Cases Impacting Area School Districts; USD 364 Marysville Closed Monday

Marysville USD 364 is suspending classes Monday due to multiple additional staff members testing positive for COVID-19, along with several others in isolation after...

Electric Coop Members Reject Proposed Consolidation Of Two Kansas Electric Cooperatives

AXTELL, KAN./TROY, KAN. – October 2, 2020 – Two Kansas electric cooperatives serving members in northeastern Kansas announced today their members had defeated a...

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes – 9/28/2020

Marysville City Council met Monday and approved moving forward with construction of a dog park, on city owned property off Jackson Street at the...

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes – 9/14/2020

Marysville city council met Monday. BG Consultants presented an update on the bid process for the new fire station. Design work is complete, and...

No Fans Saturday For MHS Volleyball Tournament; COVID-19 Challenges To Be Discussed

As area schools begin classes, fall activities also get underway, with school officials challenged to meet COVID-19 concerns when hosting athletic events. Restrictions remain fluid...

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes – 8/24/2020

Marysville City Council met Monday. An update on the dog park was presented by Maureen Christ, along with several committee volunteers. Don Landoll and...

Blue Rapids Begins Construction On New Swimming Pool

Demolition work began this week on the Blue Rapids City Swimming Pool, which will be replaced in its current location with a new facility. The...

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes – 8/17/2020

Marysville City Council met last Monday. It was noted that the Wall That Heals, Memorial Display planned in September has been postponed until a...

Kansas Headlines

CDC Announces Shortened COVID-19 Quarantine Periods

Counties may opt in to similar guidance in Kansas TOPEKA – In conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control...

KDHE Makes No Changes To Kansas Travel Quarantine List Criteria

TOPEKA – There are no changes this week to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s (KDHE) travel quarantine list. Those needing to quarantine...

Safety Is The Secret Ingredient To Holiday Traditions

TOPEKA – With the arrival of the holidays there are many memories to be made and traditions to follow, and having children participate in...

Kansas Organizations Launch Effort to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 in Kansas

(Nov. 23, 2020) - Stop the Spread Kansas is a public awareness campaign urging Kansans to do their part in slowing the rate of...

Governor Kelly Makes $38.5 Million of CARES ACT Funding Available to Kansas Small Businesses, Slow COVID-19 Spread

TOPEKA – Today, Governor Laura Kelly announced that the State Finance Council unanimously approved the Kansas Office of Recovery recommendations to allocate $20 million...

Kansas News Service

Kansas Hospitals Seek Help From Nearby States, But The Whole Midwest Faces A COVID Surge

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service Hospitals in Colorado and Nebraska are calling Kansas in desperate search of beds for coronavirus patients. But Kansas...

Kansas Republicans Keep Their 3 Congressional Seats; Davids Reelected In Kansas City Suburbs

By Stephan Bisaha Stephen Koranda, Nadya Faulx, Aviva Okeson-Haberman - Kansas News Service Democrats and Republicans in Kansas will keep their seats in the U.S....

Republicans Keep Kansas’ Open Senate Seat By Electing Roger Marshall

By Jim McLean - Kansas News Service OVERLAND PARK, Kansas — Kansas Republican U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall is moving up to the U.S. Senate after...

‘It Is Not Sustainable’: Kansas’ Online Teachers Are Overworked And Quitting

WICHITA, Kansas — Less than a week into the new school year, the warning came: the school district’s COVID-19 learning plan expected too much from...

Kansas Nursing Homes Still Waiting On Coronavirus Testing Gear From The Feds, And Can’t Afford Labs

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service Phillips County Retirement Center got a coronavirus testing machine this month from the U.S. Department of Health and...