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Washington County Harvest Report

River Valley Extension Agent Todd Whitney reported harvest in Washington County is moving a bit slower due to green stems and a record amount of double crops. Whitney reported that there has been a minimal amount of Sorghum harvested due to a large amount of green leaves. With the exception of double crop, soybean harvest is approximately 80% complete with ... Read More »

Nemaha County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

— These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. October 10, 2011 Unofficial The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, October 10, 2011 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Tim Burdiek leading the flag salute. Present also ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

October 10, 2011 The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Charles R. Loiseau, Chairman; Thomas K. Holle and Robert S. Connell member; and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved as presented ... Read More »

Fatality Accident Reported in Gage County

Thursday at approximately 0800 hours the Gage County Sheriff’s Office and the Nebraska State Fire Marshalls’ Office were dispatched to a single vehicle accident on S. 134th Rd and near East Buckeye Road. Upon arrival deputies observed a green 2003 Chevy Trailblazer, located in a bean field on the east side of the roadway. The driver, Matthew Bernhardt, 29 years ... Read More »

Two Centralia Teens Injured in Accident

The Nemaha County Sheriff‘s Department says on Wednesday 17-year-old Cassandra Rosine of Centralia was traveling south on J Road, 4-tenths of a mile south of 136th Road, when her car left the roadway and struck a terrace. Rosine and two passengers, 19-year-old James Hill of Topeka and 16-year-old Kindal Deters of Centralia, were transported to the Nemaha Valley Community Hospital ... Read More »

Former Co-op Employee Theft Case Moves Forward

Former Famers Union Co-op/Cenex employee Jodi R. Dewey was bound over to District Court Friday afternoon. Dewey is charged with unauthorized use of a financial transaction device ($1,500 or more) and theft by unlawful taking ($1,500 or more.) During an audit Officials with Farmers Union Co-op/Cenex in Beatrice found discrepancies amounting to $113,844. An investigation by the Beatrice Police Department ... Read More »

Marshall County Crop Report

Mike Vogt, Marshall County Extension Agent, reports that the harvest has progressed nicely over the past week. In his crop report Vogt estimates that in Marshall County Soy Bean Harvest is approximately 60% complete with most yields running between 45 and 60 bushels per acre. Corn harvest is estimated to be approximately 50% complete with most yields between 110 and ... Read More »

Conservation/Education Farm Tour Postponed

A conservation education farm tour scheduled for October 11th has been postponed to November 7th. The tour was to take place Lucinda & Sheila Stuenkel Farms 1835 Parallel Rd., Palmer, KS. The tour is sponsored by Kansas Rural Center, Tuttle Creek Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy and NRCS and Conservation Districts in Washington Clay Counties Read More »

Area High School Football Scores – Week #6

North Central Kansas League Abilene 21 – Marysville 14 Clay Center 20 – Wamego 14 Concordia 48 – Chapman 14 Twin Valley League 8-Man Blue Valley 50, Southern Cloud 0 Clifton Clyde 50 – Wakefield 34 Frankfort 52 – Bern 6 Hope 42 – Linn 32 St. Joseph Christian 60 – Axtell 22 Twin Valley League 11-Man Centralia 58 – ... Read More »

Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Will Take Place On November 9, 2011

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). The nationwide test will occur on Wednesday, November 9 at  1 p.m. central time and may last up to three and a half minutes. ... Read More »