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Area County Fairs Scheduled With Modified Schedules Due To Pandemic

County fairs are planned, with scheduling revisions to accommodate crowds. The Marshall County Fair next week begins with the horse events Thursday. 4H and...

Marshall County Commission Exempts County From Gov. Kelly’s Executive Order About Face Masks

Citing enforceability and potential liability challenges, Marshall County Commissioners in special meeting Friday morning unanimously adopted a resolution exempting mandate, but strongly recommending wearing...

Marysville Area Museums Reopen Following COVID-19 Shutdown

Marysville museums opened this week, with the historic Marshall County Courthouse open Monday – Fridays 1-4, the Pony Express museum open Monday through Saturdays...

Independence Day Activities Modified; Fireworks Still Planned Across Area

A number of traditional Independence Day activities have been suspended, or revised this year, in light of the COVID virus. A road rally benefit...

Washington Co. Health Fair Cancelled Due To COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Washington County Health Fair will not be held, but individual appointments for testing are being accepted throughout the...

Marshall County Fair Continues Schedule Adjustments

Marshall County Fair continues schedule adjustments, with the fair slated to begin Friday, July 17th with livestock judging at 7 p.m., and concluding Monday,...

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes – 6/22/2020

Marysville City Council met Monday, June 22. They approved request from Marysville High School for prom activities July 11, including a prom walk on the...

Marysville Swimming Pool Opens Monday With Restrictions

UPDATE: Marysville Swimming Pool Passes are only available for purchase at City Hall. An earlier edition of this story incorrectly indicated that passes could...

Marysville Public Library Goes Digital

The Marysville Public Library is going digital this summer. Find us on FacebooK, BVTV, and YouTube. Video storytimes for infants on up. Tune in...

Swimming Pool, Lakeview Sports Complex Discussed During The Marysville City Council Meeting – 6/15/2020

The Marysville City Council met last Monday. An economic development grant of $2,500 was approved for Matt Seagren, for demolition of a blighted former...

Kansas Headlines

K-State Announces Added Furloughs; Total More Than 1,800

MANHATTAN — Multiple Kansas State University colleges and units will implement administrative furloughs as one of several ways the university is addressing significant financial challenges...

AMBER ALERT: Olivia A. Jansen of Kansas City, Kansas

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has issued a Kansas Amber Alert for Olivia A. Jansen, missing from 4444 Gibbs Road in Kansas City, Kansas. Age:...

State Settles Federal Lawsuit; Agencies Eager to Continue Systemic Overhaul of Child Welfare System

(Via Press Release) Department for Children and Families Secretary Laura Howard today announced that defendants have agreed to a settlement agreement in the matter...

Kansas Man Sentenced to Federal Prison For Second Degree Murder on Cruise Ship

TOPEKA, KAN. - A Topeka, Kan., man was sentenced today to 12 years in federal prison for the second degree murder of a woman he was...

Governor Laura Kelly Announces Executive Orders on Driver’s License Extension, Adult Care Home Licensure

Governor Laura Kelly today signed Executive Orders #20-55 and #20-56 as part of her administration’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic and her commitment...

Kansas News Service

Kansans Planning A Trip To New York Must Now Quarantine For Two Weeks Upon Arrival

By Jodi Fortino - Kansas News Service New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Kansas has been added to the state’s travel advisory, along with...

A Look At The Sizable Pool Of Candidates Hoping To Represent Kansas’ Big 1st

By Corinne Boyer - Kansas News Service GARDEN CITY, Kansas — Four Republicans and two Democrats are running for Kansas’ 1st Congressional District seat. It’s open...

Kansas Doctors Say Wear A Mask Or Brace For Coronavirus Numbers To Keep Going Up

By Brian Grimmett - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — A month ago, the University of Kansas Hospital had as few as nine of its beds...

How To Go Back To College In A Pandemic: Face Masks, Social Distancing And Shorter Semesters

By Stephan Bisaha - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Gone are the days of sneaking late into a crowded lecture hall. Reading college students'...

More Kansans Are Asking for Mail Ballots While Officials Work To Make Polling Places Pandemic-Safe

By Jim McLean - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — Facing the prospect of standing in line at polling places amid the coronavirus pandemic, requests from...