Jennifer Pacha works as a teacher at Valley Heights Junior-Senior High School. Her school day on Nov. 20 began just like any other. But to her surprise, the school principal called an entire school meeting in the gym for an important announcement.

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Sonya Stohs served as Marshall County clerk from November 2002 until June 2019. During that time she worked with 10 different commissioners at different times who were elected to serve four-year terms on Marshall County’s three-member executive board.  

A machine shed near the intersection of Fourth Road and Jayhawk Road was destroyed by a fire on the night of Thanksgiving.

Landoll Corporation is soon to wrap up another year of healthy sales increases despite a strong dollar overseas and a slow U.S. agricultural economy.

The search for a superintendent for Marysville Unified School District 364 opened Monday, and information about the position has been circulated to educational placement offices and posted on the Kansas Association of School Boards website.

Marshall County Agency on Aging recently received a $2,000 grant from Frontier Farm Credit. Mary Feldhausen. left, and Shedera Kopp, right, both of Frontier Farm Credit, are pictured with Ashley Lyhane, director of the aging agency. Lyhane applied for the Working Here Grant to help senior ci…

A forum to discuss the proposed construction of a new Marshall County jail is set for 7 p.m. Dec. 4 at Blue Rapids Community Center.

A new “heart” of Marysville, grass buffers along Broadway, squirrel track paths to promote Black Squirrels on Parade and revitalizing vacant lots in the northwest part of town were among ideas presented for creating a more vibrant community at an open house by Kansas State University student…

Blue Rapids will soon have a local grocery store again thanks to several people’s effort and tenacity.

In response to a decline in transient guest tax revenue and a shrinking carryover, Marysville’s Convention and Tourism Committee requested City Council increase the city’s 5 percent transient guest tax to 6.5 percent on Tuesday.

Marshall County voters passed a half-cent countywide sales tax proposal Tuesday for Community Memorial Healthcare.

Jason Barnes defeated two other candidates in Tuesday’s general election to win the race for Marysville mayor.

Sentencing of former Marshall County Clerk Sonya Stohs was set for Jan. 7 in Marshall County District Court after she pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony charge of misuse of public funds.

Trailhead Suites, 805 Jackson, Marysville, a lodging option for short- or long-term stays in Marysville, opened this month.

A communications tower at the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department fell over during a wind storm Monday morning. The tower landed on a sidewalk on the east side of the law enforcement center in Marysville. The metal structure landed close to a sheriff’s vehicle.

Marshall County commissioners are considering a decrease in the annual appropriation for the county’s historical society to pay for snow removal at the historic county courthouse.

Better pay, benefits, a grant writer and match money for small grants are among the plans that Marshall County Partnership for Growth has for the $50,000 allotment that the Marshall County commissioners unanimously approved for the economic development organization Sept. 23.

Farmers Cooperative’s Waterville branch had taken in about 200,000 bushels of corn by Monday, while harvest in northern Marshall County hadn’t started.

Community Memorial Healthcare officials spoke at a town hall meeting in downtown Frankfort Monday, explaining a proposed half-cent county sales tax and fielding questions about patient transfers and contact with federal and state lawmakers.

A proposed energy transmission line project that could use eminent domain across Marshall County received a multi-year extension on its construction permit by the Kansas Corporation Commission on Sept. 26.

Construction of a new Marshall County Jail will not begin this year, but the county commissioners planned Monday to continue considering options for financing the project.

Temps Disposal Service announced to customers last week it has discontinued recycling collection in Marysville because of a lack of markets.