Wetmore school, which is part of the Prairie Hills school district in Nemaha County, will be in remote learning through at least next week because of COVID-19 cases in the district.

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A new case of COVID-19 was reported in Marshall County Wednesday, according to health officials.

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Marysville seniors had big plans that included chances to qualify for state, win North Central Kansas League titles and to try to achieve numerous personal goals.

May is national bike month and cycling has many benefits, said Pam Schroller, owner of Marysville Health & Fitness.

Get fit with one of three difficulty levels using the Rack Performance app on a mobile device and raise money for Heart to Heart International while supporting Marysville Junior-Senior High.

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The Valley Heights community picks up palms as they prepare for the Palm Sunday parade through Waterville and Blue Rapids Sunday morning. Photo by Sally Gray

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As we are dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, we try to reduce the spread of the virus. Here are some guidelines to follow when cleaning your living space.

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FIT BITES will be a weekly series to help people get healthy, stay healthy and find ways to remain active as a family during the coronavirus pandemic.

No coronavirus cases had surfaced in Marshall County by Tuesday of this week while county officials continued to urge residents to protect themselves and others from the pandemic.

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Day one of school online went better than expected as some teachers reunited with students, and students returned to class via alternative methods.

Marshall County Commissioner Barb Kickhaefer expressed concern Monday after hearing that people from Johnson County traveled to Marshall County to visit local relatives over the weekend.

The Marshall County Helping Hands Food Pantry building in Marysville is closed through April 9, but pantry volunteer Anita O’Neil wants clients to know they can contact her through Facebook Messenger if they need something.

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With the COVID-19 pandemic going on right now it can be a little overwhelming and I’d like to address some concerns I’ve been asked about lately. 

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COVID-19 testing by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment is being limited to only high-priority cases such as medical field workers and nursing home patients, Marshall County public health officer John Ryan told county commissioners Monday.

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Marshall County remained without any positive test results showing coronavirus by Tuesday afternoon, although health officials say it will show up here at some point.

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Spring sports and other Kansas State High School Activities Association extracurricular activities such as debate, KAYS, music, Scholars’ Bowl, speech and drama, spirit activities and student council have been canceled for the rest of the school year.

Small businesses struggling with revenue loss during the coronavirus pandemic can apply for federal emergency small business loans. The Marshall County Emergency Management office has designated Marshall County Partnership for Growth as contact point to direct business owners to applications…

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The Marysville City Building was closed to the public starting Monday and the opening of the Koester House Museum & Gardens has been postponed, at least until May 1.

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FIT BITES will be a weekly series to help people get healthy, stay healthy and find ways to remain active as a family during the coronavirus pandemic.

Our world has been turned upside down over the past week, as we prepare for the novel coronavirus pandemic to arrive in our community.

There is a huge amount of advice out there on what to do during the coronarvirus pandemic. Newsletters, emails, the media and other forms of communication suggest what we could/should be doing during these days when most people have a lot more time on their hands than they’ve had before.

Monday is when Marshall County’s schools go back in session — this time online. It’s time to think of ways to give teachers a morale boost as they make the whiplash turn to e-teaching children they had in the classroom just a few weeks ago.

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