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Injury Accident Sends Marysville Woman To Hospital

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An injury accident was reported Friday afternoon about 4 p.m. on US Highway 77 at Randolph. Acacia Brenner, 20, of Randolph was turning off US Highway 77, and struck a vehicle driven by Ruth Maschmeier, 50, of Marysville. Maschmeier was taken by ambulance to Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Brenner declined medical transfer. Read More »

Fire Destroys House South Of Beatrice Tuesday

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A fire Tuesday afternoon south of Beatrice destroyed a home near South Tenth and Linden Roads. Wymore, Blue Springs, and Beatrice city and rural fire departments responded three miles south of Beatrice shortly before 5 pm. No one was at home at the time. The state fire marshal was called in to investigate the fire’s origin, which remains undetermined. Read More »

House Claims Life In Seneca Friday Morning

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A house fire in Seneca Friday morning resulted in the death of 85 year old Shirley D. Cleland. He was trapped inside his home at 120 East North Street, which was destroyed by a fire believed to have started in the kitchen area. Another individual in the house escaped through a back bedroom window. Cleland was transported to the burn ... Read More »

Retrial Set In Mccomber Case After Appeals Court Reverses Ruling

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A Retrial is set in March for Stephen Mccomber, whose conviction in the 2010 death of Ryan Lofton of Topeka was reversed by the Kansas Court of Appeals, based on improper evidence used in the trial. The evidence was in connection with a later incident when Mccomber shot Marshall County Deputy Fernando Saldedo in Blue Rapids, stole his patrol car, ... Read More »

Mobile Classroom To Be Moved To Barnes For Preschool Program

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USD 223 Barnes school district with Twin Lakes Regional Cooperative, will move a mobile classroom unit from Fort Riley to Barnes, to serve as a new home for the preschool program. They were previously held at the Greenleaf school building, which was sold by Washington County USD 108, which owned the building. Temporary quarters were being used for the preschool. ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes (Dec. 22nd)

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The Marysville City Council met last Monday, and considered an opinion from legal counsel regarding the issue of levying 2014 intangibles taxes. Termed intriguing and complicated, a memo received outlined and agreed with aspects of both sides of the question, which arose when councilmember Carla Grund argued that the tax should not have been levied after it was turned down ... Read More »

Marshall County Sheriff’s Department Seeks Information About Break-In

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The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office received report of a break in at Community General Store in Summerfield on December 17th. Someone entered by breaking the double pane glass door, entering through the east side, and stole 27 cartons of cigarettes, predominantly Marlboro brands, valued at over $1,400, sometime between 3:30 and 7 a.m. Anyone with information is asked to contact ... Read More »

Odell Man Struck By SUV While Attempting To Scare Wife

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An Odell man was injured when his wife accidentally struck him with their SUV. Authorities were called Friday, December 12th to Southwest 103rd and West Olive Roads near Odell for a potential domestic assault. As the man jumped into the road near their house in an effort to scare his wife, who was picking the man up, he was struck ... Read More »

Nemaha Valley Hospital Announces Two New Physicians

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Nemaha Valley Community Hospital in Seneca has announced that two physicians will join staff in 2015. Dr. Heather Cooper is planning to join Seneca Family Practice in September. She grew up in Wahoo, Nebraska. Dr. Jarod Snyder is completing a family residency, and will begin practice in Seneca in August. He is a Sabetha native. Read More »