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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...

Nemaha-Marshall Rural Electric Cooperative To Host Meetings

Nemaha Marshall Rural Electric Cooperative will host an informational meeting for patrons, outlining the proposed consolidation with Doniphan Electric Cooperative, this Tuesday evening, 7...

Election Day Today; Several Area Races On The Ballot Locally

Tuesday is Primary Election day in Kansas. Polling locations open 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., voters will vote their party ballot, photo ID is...

Injury Accident Reported Outside Odell

An injury accident was reported early Sunday morning in Gage County. One person was partially trapped, and another injured outside the vehicle when emergency...

Wall That Heals Veterans Memorial Stop Postponed

Officials announced Monday that the planned September stop in Marysville of the Wall that Heals Veterans Memorial will be postponed until next year. The...

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes – 7/27/2020

Marysville City Council met Monday night. Council approved the 2020-21 budget for publication, which will hold the mill levy nearly steady. A public meeting...

Kansas Headlines

KBI Concludes Pittsburg Death Investigation

PITTSBURG, Kan. – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Pittsburg Police Department shared new information about the investigation into the death of...

State Finance Council approves $290 million in Coronavirus Relief Funds for Child Supervision, Public Health, Other Essential Services

TOPEKA – The State Finance Council (SFC) today unanimously approved a total of $290 million for the public health, essential needs and services, and...

Death Investigation Underway In Pittsburg

PITTSBURG, Kan. – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Pittsburg Police Department are conducting a death investigation at a home in Pittsburg. On...

Governor Laura Kelly Announces $500,000 Grant to Protect Historic Kansas Properties

TOPEKA—Governor Laura Kelly today announced a new program that will assist Kansans who own historic properties in communities with populations under 30,000. The National...

Grant Supports Research To Mitigate COVID-19 In Meat And Poultry Processing Facilities

MANHATTAN — A team of Kansas State University researchers is using a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture — and an additional...

Kansas News Service

Scathing Federal Inspection Pulls Curtain Back On One Of Kansas’ Deadliest Coronavirus Outbreaks

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service At a Kansas City, Kansas, nursing home, employees tested positive for COVID-19 and went back to work the...

Federal Prosecutors Defy Court Order In Cases Over Attorney-Client Recordings In Leavenworth

By Dan Margolies - Kansas News Service The U.S. Attorney’s office in Kansas City, Kansas, says it will no longer cooperate with cases brought by...

Emails Show Kansas Agencies Helped Keep Meatpacking Plants Open Despite Concerns About Coronavirus

By Corinne Boyer - Kansas News Service GARDEN CITY, Kansas — In mid-May, Finney County’s top public health physician sent an email to state health...

Kansas Teachers Could Owe Their Schools Thousands If They Quit Over Coronavirus Concerns

By Stephan Bisaha - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Kansas teachers that don’t feel safe going back to crowded hallways as schools reopen could take...

What A Pending Football Game Says About COVID-19, The Fate Of Small Colleges And The Towns They Keep Alive

By Frank Morris - Kansas News Service There’s a lot riding on a Kickoff set for 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12. The Sterling College Warriors are...