Marshall County, KS

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Landoll exhibit to open in Historic Courthouse

In the cool air of the Marshall County Historic Courthouse basement, decades of information on the Landoll Company’s growth is ready to be shown to the public. The permanent exhibit will officially open during Business After Hours, sponsored by Marysville Chamber & Main Street, with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. June 23 in front of the Historic Courthouse.
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Two Marshall Co highway projects to begin

(KMZA)--Mill and overlay projects are to begin in Marshall County Thursday, June 10, on U.S. 77 and K-233. According to the Kansas Department of Transportation, about 11 miles of U.S. 77 will be restricted to one lane from U.S. 36 to the Kansas/ Nebraska state line. Traffic will be directed...
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Ticket sales for The Beach Boys span coast to coast

The Marshall County Arts Cooperative is feeling good vibrations from across the country as people purchase tickets to hear The Beach Boys perform at Alcove Spring Historic Park, Blue Rapids, July 31. Concert-goers are coming from California, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia and Washington to hear America’s...
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Roadwork slated for 2 highways

Two mill and overlay projects are scheduled to begin in Marshall County on Thursday. According to the Kansas Department of Transportation, about 11 miles of U.S. Highway 77 will be restricted to one lane from U.S. Highway 36 to the Kansas-Nebraska state line. Traffic will be directed by a pilot car, flaggers, signs and cones. Eastbound and westbound U.S. 36 will also be controlled by flaggers and a pilot car when work on U.S. 77 is taking place near the intersection.
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County considers applying for Local Road Safety Plan

Marshall County Partnership for Growth executive director Ellen Barber presented a funding application for a Local Road Safety Plan to the Marshall County Board of Commissioners at their June 1 meeting. The grants are issued by the Kansas Department of Transportation. The county’s cost share would be $5,000, and the...
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Vaccination continues for youth, adults

Children ages 12 to 16 as well as adults continued to get vaccines this week in Marshall County, pushing up the percentage of county residents fully immunized against COVID-19. About 70 young people were immunized Tuesday, said Sue Rhodes, Marshall County Health Department director. “We’ve been fairly busy,” she said....
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KS communities look to regulate wind

FRANKFORT — Austin Cline is the third generation to farm his family’s land in Marshall County. From his driveway, he has a more than 180-degree view of neighbors’ land and native prairie grass. But by next year, he expects the horizon to be dominated by commercial wind turbines. He and...
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Nursing scholarship offered

Applications are available for Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH)’s Hoppenstedt Nursing Scholarship. Made possible through the Henry W. Hoppenstedt Trust, the scholarship will be awarded to a student who has been accepted into a registered nursing program at an accredited school of nursing. Applicants must be a graduate of a Marshall County High School, have proof of admittance to an accredited nursing program, and meet other eligibility requirements. CMH will award scholarship funds of $1,000 per semester with a maximum of $2,000 per year.
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COVID-19 death reported

Active cases of COVID-19 declined in Marshall County this past week with a total of seven reported on Tuesday. One more death was reported on May 29, said Marshall County Health Department director Sue Rhodes. There were no more hospitalizations related to the virus in recent days and two tests...
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As Kansas, Missouri keep building wind, some communities look to regulate

FRANKFORT, Kan. — Austin Cline is the third generation to farm his family’s land in Marshall County. His home, added onto many times over, sits at the edge of 1,000 acres where he raises cattle and bales hay.  From his driveway, he has a more than 180-degree view of neighbors’ land and native prairie grass. […] The post As Kansas, Missouri keep building wind, some communities look to regulate appeared first on Missouri Independent.
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Marshall Co. Sheriff to host drawing for domesticated duck found on highway

MARSHALL CO., Kan. (WIBW) - The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office found itself in a quacky situation. It has a tame white duck it is hoping to find a new home. The Marshall Co. Sheriff’s Office says it will host a drawing for an unclaimed white duck that was found on the side of the highway by the country club lake in Marysville in April. The Sheriff’s Office took to Facebook to see if they could find the owners of the duck, but no one stepped forward. That’s when officers decided to host a drawing.
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Blue Rapids Legion honors Short for COVID-19 work

Dr. Steve Short’s service to Marshall County veterans was recognized May 19 at Community Memorial Healthcare by members of the Blue Rapids American Legion George Bedford Post 169. The men surprised Short as they gathered at the hospital to hand him a certificate of appreciation. The pulmonary specialist has drawn...
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Goad hearing postponed till June 22

A court hearing for Jefferson S. Goad to enter a plea in a murder case was again postponed here on Tuesday. Marshall County District Court Judge James Patton rescheduled the hearing until 2 p.m. June 22.
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County to receive $1.85 million

Marshall County is seeking a $1.85 million grant through the American Rescue Plan. The federal money is available for pandemic-related expenses and infrastructure projects. This would be the second round of a large influx of aid to the county. On Monday, county commissioners took action to apply for the funds...
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COVID-19 cases up in county

Marshall County’s COVID-19 numbers continued to grow to 19 active cases Tuesday. Health Department director Sue Rhodes said one of the cases is hospitalized in critical condition. Cases range from people in their middle 30s to middle 60s, she said of ages, and several are in two clusters, one at a business and another at a housing development.
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MCAC holds superhero golf tournament

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Some of the 13 NEWS crew had a super time at the Marshall Co. Arts Cooperative’s golf tournament on Saturday morning. The Marshall County Arts Cooperative held its annual golf tournament on Saturday morning and 13 NEWS’ Chris Fisher and Victoria Cassell were on the scene.

Youth COVID-19 vaccines available June 1

Starting June 1, children ages 12 and older can begin to receive COVID-19 vaccinations at the Marshall County Health Department in Marysville. The department posted a Facebook notice for parents and caretakers of adolescents on Thursday saying the Pfizer vaccine will be available and to call for an appointment for a first shot on Tuesday, June 1.

Ranchers, farmers have a story to tell

As a member of the Pony Express Museum board in Marysville, I was aware of the proposed National Heritage Area. I wasn’t aware of the organized well-orchestrated opposition that was going to come out against it. I have not attended any of the public meetings but I was present at the Marshall County Commissioners meeting when they were presented with the information opposing the NHA. I have also listened to a few of the live broadcasts on facebook.
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Graduates head off with new skills in tow

Marshall County’s graduates from local high schools, tech schools, community colleges, four-year colleges and universities set out this month for a future with a new set of skills. Not only did they receive years of academic training, which was often interrupted throughout these past 14 months, but they received a...