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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

Governor Laura Kelly Announces Kansas Moves to Phase 2 of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Governor Laura Kelly will announce tomorrow the statewide move to Phase 2 of Kansas’ COVID-19 vaccination plan. With this move, all those aged 65+,...

KBI Update Regarding Suspicious Death Investigation In Crawford County

CRAWFORD COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office provided an update on the suspicious death investigation that...

State Conservation Commission Meeting February 1

MANHATTAN, Kansas — The State Conservation Commission will hold its regular meeting on Monday, February 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. using a virtual attendance...

KDA Offers Food Safety Webinar Series in 2021

MANHATTAN, Kansas — The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s food safety and lodging program will offer monthly online webinars on food safety issues beginning Monday,...

Governor Laura Kelly Appoints Christopher Etzel to Fill District Court Vacancy in the 2nd Judicial District

TOPEKA – Today Governor Laura Kelly appointed Christopher Etzel, Havensville, to the 2nd Judicial District vacancy created by the retirement of Chief...

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...