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Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday, and unanimously approved a $93,000 bid to renovate and reseal the six tennis courts in the Marysville City Park. Discussion included council members report on a visit to inspect the companies work on two different courts in Lincoln. Carla Grund and Vicki Gross came back impressed. The work includes a five year warranty, which ... Read More »

Stolen Vehicles Recovered Near Beatrice

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Authorities recovered two vehicles stolen late Saturday or early Sunday from a storage building at Twin Rivers Chrysler Dodge in Beatrice. A pickup taken was found at Chautauqua Park, and a car was found abandoned a mile west of Beatrice on a minimum maintenance road, stuck in the mud. Neither had apparently been driven far, but significant damage was reported ... Read More »

USD 113 Prairie Hills School Board Meeting Notes

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USD 113 Prairie Hills School Board met Monday, and voted to put a capital outlay tax, not to exceed 8 mills, on the November ballot. The continuous and permanent levy would allow the district greater flexibility in how outlay funds are used, a provision which was included in recent school finance legislation. A protest petition initiated by Jim Scoby and ... Read More »

Nemaha County Commission Meeting Notes

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Nemaha County Commissioners met Monday. Diana Younghans, Senior Services/Public Transit Director reported on a possible grant that could fund establishment of a senior center in Seneca. Clarification regarding a state law concerning taxation of property destroyed by a natural disaster was discussed. A resident affected by this situation would complete and submit an application to the Board of Commissioners for ... Read More »

Marysville Woman Airlifted After Accident Near Beatrice

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A Marysville woman, Susan McHenry, 52, was injured Sunday, and airlifted to a Lincoln hospital after she was injured when her vehicle apparently crossed the center line, and struck an oncoming semi on U.S. Highway 77 south of Beatrice. Ricky Webb, 49, of Booneville, Missouri had swerved to the shoulder, but could not avoid the collision. He, and a passenger in the truck ... Read More »

Fire Burns 20 Car Bodies At Beatrice Scrap Processing

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Firemen responded to Beatrice Scrap Processing, in the 300 block of Market Street Monday morning around 9 a.m., after a cutting torch had apparently ignited leaking fuel. Several explosions were reported, with thick smoke downtown as firemen battled the blaze most of the morning. Over twenty car bodies were burned. Read More »

Nemaha County Sheriff Warns Of Telephone Scam

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The Nemaha County Sheriff advises that residents have been receiving phone calls recently asking for banking, and personal information. The caller may indicate that they are affiliated with a bank or business, and the call may show up as a local number. Authorities report that these are in fact computer generated, and may be from another country. As a result, there is little ... Read More »