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Reported Dead Body Along Big Blue River Turns Out To Be Drunk Transient

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Thought to be a dead body along the bank of the Big Blue River in Beatrice under the West Court Street Bridge Tuesday, turned out to be a local transient who was drunk and had passed out. Two boys passing by had seen 27-year-old Cody J Russell. Authorities investigated, and identified the man who apparently has a track record of ... Read More »

Washington Resident Arrested In Fairbury

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A Washington, Kansas woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon in Fairbury. Thirty-Eight year old Andrea Tegethoff is being held on $75,000 bail. She is suspected of forgery and theft amounting to more than $1,500 at a Fairbury animal clinic. Read More »

Arrest Made In Connection To Lincoln Armed Robbery

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An arrest was made in Beatrice Tuesday afternoon in connection with an armed robbery earlier that day in Lincoln at Members Own Credit Union has one suspect in custody. Two others initially believed to have been involved were detained, but have reportedly been released. The three were taken into custody in Beatrice. A vehicle believed to have been involved with ... Read More »

Expect Delays On Highway 36 In Nemaha & Brown Counties

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Traffic will be reduced to one lane, with a traffic signal operating on each of four bridges on US Highway 36 in Nemaha and Brown counties for construction work. Traffic may be delayed as a result for the duration of the project, with expected completion in mid-November. Read More »

Washington County Commission Amends Longevity Pay Motion

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The Washington County Commissioners met Monday, and amended a previous motion regarding longevity pay to include only full time employees. A representative from North Central Regional Planning provided a cost benefit analysis on the Grain Belt Clean Line electric transmission line proposed that would cross Washington County. He also presented a map showing counties participating in the Rural Opportunity Zone ... Read More »

Marysville USD 364 Board Meets, Elects President & Vice President

Marysville High School Bulldogs

The Marysville USD 364 School Board met Monday. Sonya Stohs was elected board president, Todd Milner vice president. The proposed budget was approved, with the budget hearing set for August 12th, at 6:30 pm. A motion was passed requiring students maintain at least 65% passing grades in at least five subject areas to qualify for athletic and extra-curricular activities. Retirement ... Read More »

UPDATE: Injury Accident On US-77 South Of Waterville

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Update to a story earlier today: A semi and SUV collided on US-77 south of Waterville early Tuesday morning. Just after 1:30 am, the SUV, driven by 52 year old Greig R. Olney of Manhattan had apparently drifted into the opposite lane and collided head on with the semi driven by 54 year old Douglas W. Ford of Axtell. Olney ... Read More »

Multi-Vehicle Accident Closes US-77 Overnight

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US-77 south of Waterville was closed to traffic overnight for nearly 3 1/2 hours following a multi-vehicle accident involving a semi. The accident was reported around 2:15 am, between mile markers 205 and 211. No other immediate details available. US-77 was reopened to traffic this morning at 5:45 am. Read More »

Injury Accident Reported In Washington County

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An injury accident was reported in Washington County July 15. Tiffany Gloodt of Greenleaf lost control on Bismarck, just south of Fourth Road, where her vehicle rolled. A passenger was taken by ambulance to the Concordia hospital. Read More »