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Injury Accident Sends Marysville Woman To Hospital

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An injury accident was reported Monday morning in Marysville. Jessica N. Meyer of Marysville and Ellen L. Barber of Marysville collided at the intersection of North Street, and North 14th Street. Barber was taken by ambulance to Community Memorial Healthcare in Marysville. Read More »

Advanced Beef Cattle & Health Training Session Planned In Washington

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An Advanced Beef Cattle Care and Health Training session is planned Tuesday evening in Washington. The free workshop is to focus on standards and technologies to improve animal welfare, and food safety. Producers and veterinarians will receive Beef Quality Assurance training and information, relevant to the cow calf, stocker, and feedlot industry, animal husbandry best management practices, and downed animal ... Read More »

Gage County Supervisors Opt Not To Increase Security At Courthouse

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Gage County Board of Supervisors on a 4-3 vote opted not to increase security measures at the county courthouse. A motion to require the public pass through screening was amended and would have required anyone, including staff, to be screened, resulting in confusion on the vote. On a revote, the decision stood that current practices will remain in place, and will not ... Read More »

Lower Big Blue Natural Resource District To Discuss Rail Trail Expansion

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The Lower Big Blue Natural Resource District will again take up discussion on a proposal that they take ownership of the Rail Trail south of Beatrice to the state line. No action was taken as the matter was discussed previously in August. The Nebraska Trails Foundation has currently raised some $814,000 of the estimated $840,000 cost of construction of the fifteen mile ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. Considerable time was spent discussing appropriate amendments to previous council minutes. The discussion was prompted when Carla Grund submitted a list of some twenty changes to the previous meeting minutes, and a motion to approve as amended failed with the Mayor voting no, to break a 4-4 tie vote. Following discussion, a motion to approve the minutes as ... Read More »

Injury Accident Reported Near Hanover On K-148

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A Texas man was injured Thursday morning north of Hanover on Highway K- 148, when he lost control of his truck, went into the ditch and overturned. The driver, Richard Garza of Edinburgh, Texas was taken to Hanover Hospital by E.M.S. Read More »

New Highway K-63 Bridge Open In Nemaha County

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The new Highway K-63 Bridge over Wildcat Creek in Nemaha County opened to traffic last week. The stop signs on Highway K-178 at the County Road 176 intersection will be taken down Friday, which means Highway K-178 traffic will no longer stop at the intersection. However, the county road traffic will continue to stop, as previous to construction. Remaining pavement ... Read More »

Public Meeting Held Regarding New Health Department Facility In Washington County

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Washington County recently held a public information meeting (October 13, 2014) regarding plans to renovate a building for the county Health Department. Some thirty people were in attendance. In opening remarks, county Health Administrator Janice Kearn expressed her frustration with a decision to purchase and renovate a building on the north side of the square in Washington, rather than constructing ... Read More »