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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...

CDBG-CV Grants Awarded To Marshall County

A second round of Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus Response Supplement (CDBG-CV) funds to 56 Kansas communities was announced last week. A total of...

Final Day To Register For Kansas Primary Election Tuesday

Tuesday is the final day to register to vote for the Primary Election, which is Tuesday, August 4th. Register by 5 p.m. at your...

Big Kansas Road Trip Postponed Until May 2021

The Big Kansas Road Trip was postponed again until next May. The annual event, which will include Nemaha, Brown, and Doniphan counties in northeast...

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...

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...