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Author Archives: Bruce Dierking

Three Teen Girls Injured In Accident North Of Marysville Sunday

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Three girls were injured Sunday morning in a one vehicle accident in Marshall County. Eighteen-year-old Haley Marie Nester was southbound on U.S. Highway 77 five miles north of Marysville, and went off the road through the west ditch, into a cornfield. Haley Nester, and passengers Kiley A. Larson, age 17, and Macy M. Larson age 16, of Bremen were taken ... Read More »

Overnight Accident Sends Four Area Youth To Hospitals

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Four Frankfort youth were critically injured shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday morning, a mile and a half east of Home City. A vehicle driven by 18-year-old Cassey D. Farrant of Frankfort was southbound on 18th Road, and failed to stop at U.S. Highway 36, and struck the trailer of a semi hauling meat driven by 59-year-old Gregory W. Morgan of ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday, meeting in executive session for an hour to discuss personnel, then another fifteen minutes to discuss personnel and property acquisition. No decisions were made. No comments were received during the public hearing on the 2015 budget, with approval 6-2. Tim Ackerman and Shawn Cohorst voted no. Several residents living north of Jayhawk Road were ... Read More »

Marysville School Board Meets In Special Meeting

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A motion by the Marysville USD 364 School Board to accept a proposed user fee agreement with the City of Marysville failed on a tie 3-3 vote at a special meeting Wednesday. The motion included the understanding that fast negotiations take place for a reciprocal agreement on all other facilities used by the school and city. That motion was amended ... Read More »

Washington City Council Votes To Publish Budget

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The Washington City Council recently voted 3-1 to publish a proposed budget for 2015 which will keep the levy at 45.516 mills. Melanie Bryant voted no, citing concern that not raising a little this year may lead to a large increase next year. The approval came after nearly three hours of consideration, and will be up for public comment and ... Read More »

Beatrice City Council To Hold Public Hearing Reguarding Annexation

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Beatrice City Council will host a public hearing Monday, August 4th on proposed annexation of several properties on the east side of the city, including Beatrice State Developmental Center, Evergreen Cemetery, and a number of residential properties. The meeting is set for 7 p.m. at the Beatrice City Council meeting. Read More »

Nemaha County Commission To Hold Public Information Meeting

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Nemaha County Commissioners will host a public information meeting Monday, August 4th. An architect representative will be present to talk about the proposed jail construction. The meeting will begin Monday evening at 7 p.m., in the meeting room of the Pioneer Building at 710 Pioneer Street in Seneca. In related business, Commissioners at the July 21st meeting voted to approve ... Read More »

Washington County Relay For Life Saturday

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The Washington County Relay For Life is Saturday evening, August 2nd from 5-11 p.m. at the Washington County High School track. Following a meal for survivors at the Christian Ed Building at 4:15 p.m., opening ceremonies at 5 p.m. will include recognition of survivors and caregivers. The Luminaire Ceremony is planned at 9 p.m. Survivors, participants, or donors may contact ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. An amended budget presented by Carla Grund at the council workshop was adopted for publication, with a final vote planned August 11th. The mill levy proposed is 67.464, a decrease of 7.306 mills. The original proposal would have decreased the levy 1.202 mills. During discussion the Mayor read several comments concerning the long term ... Read More »

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 »