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Break-In Reported In Centralia

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The Nemaha County Sheriff reports a break-in in Centralia, at 512 Mulberry. Sometime during the afternoon of October 26th, someone took a chainsaw, medication, and financial papers, valued at $530. Read More »

Ranch Management Meeting Planned; Advanced Registration Requested

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Advance registration is requested for a ranch management meeting in Beatrice Wednesday, November 19th. The Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition, and Nebraska Extension, will present the five essentials of successful ranch management, including integrative and holistic approaches, continuous improvement of key resources such as land, livestock, and people. Use of good analysis and decision making tools, cost controls, and emphasis on marketing will be ... Read More »

Suspect Arrested In Attempted Murder Case In Manhattan

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MANHATTAN, KAN. – On November 13, 2014 at approximately 11:38AM the Riley County Police Department received a 911 call in reference to a domestic violence incident in the 600 block of Yuma Street Manhattan, Kansas. The reporting party stated that a female had been stabbed multiple times. Officers responded to the area and located a 27 year old female at ... Read More »

BREAKING NEWS: Stabbing Reported At Manhattan Public Library; IRIS Alert Issued

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Riley County Police and emergency crews responded to the Manhattan Public Library at approximately 11:45 a.m. this morning on reports of a possible stabbing. Early reports indicated a woman sustained injuries to the face and neck. Riley County also issued an IRIS Alert for an investigation in the 600 block of Yuma Street. They are asking the public to avoid ... Read More »

KDOT Prepared For Winter; Advises Motorists To Follow Safety Tips

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With snow in the forecast later this week, the Kansas Department of Transportation is ready. This year KDOT has implemented new snow fighter training courses to better educate new equipment operators on all aspects of roadway snow and ice control as well as how to maintain their equipment. KDOT has a staff of 1,200 ready for winter weather, 24 hours ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. An ordinance was adopted formalizing city annexation of North Eighth Street to/and including Jayhawk Road east to Sixteenth Street. Condemnation proceedings on a property at 600 Elm were tabled, as new owners plan demolition of the structure. Work continues as weather permits on the south Seventh Street concrete, and the city hopes to begin work on the 11th ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Meeting Notes

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Washington County Commissioners met Monday. Dan Thalman was present, and discussed county economic development efforts, indicating that he was not in favor of hiring full time, but perhaps look at Republic County, which contracts with an outside firm for incentive programs. He questioned the redundancy in having three government subsidized meal facilities, with the hospital, jail, and senior meal sites all providing similar ... Read More »

Prairie Hills USD 113 Raises Mill Levy For 5 Years

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Prairie Hills USD 113 School Board meeting Monday discussed the Capital Outlay Resolution for a  continuous and permanent 8 mill tax, which was defeated by voters, and instead adopted a resolution for a six mill levy for a period of five years, which was approved on a 6-1 board vote. Read More »

NCKL All-League Volleyball Team Announced

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The North Central Kansas League announced their 2014 All-League Volleyball selections. All League Macy Franson – Clay Center Macey Dieckmann – Clay Center Jessica Hayes – Abilene Emmalee Chrest – Wamego True Mussetter – Wamego MacK Edmundson – Clay Center Lorren Williams – Clay Center Cara Donley – Abilene Jordan Eshbaugh – Concordia Olivia Gassman – Abilene Maddie Vontz – ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – Nov. 10th

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The Board of Canvassers met at 8:00 a.m. to canvass the votes of the 2014 General Election held on November 4, 2014 they completed the canvass at 9:45 a.m. The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman; Robert S. Connell member and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. The meeting was called ... Read More »