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It Happened Here by Oretha Ruetti

It Happened Here by Oretha Ruetti

A compilation of articles from a column appearing in the Marysville Advocate from 1977 through 2002. This is a book of stories about one northeast Kansas county. Local historian Oretha Ruetti draws on old newspaper files, interviews, family histories and information from her many readers to document the history of Marshall County.
  • About The Author

    Born on a farm south east of Marysville, KS, Orthea Ruetti attended county grade school and Marysville High School. Her experiences in Marshall County are all reflected in her columns. 

    "Finding the history of our county and it people isn't difficult-it's all around us for the looking and asking." Oretha Ruetti, March 26, 1981

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