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Nemaha County Commisson Meeting Notes

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Nemaha County Commissioners met Monday. Rachel Raydo and Jessica Deters brought a request for $40,000 from the Broxterman Estate Fund to assist with services for Nemaha County clients through Tiny– K, a mandated, federally funded organization that serves developmentally delayed infants and toddlers. No action was taken on the request. Read More »

Fatality Accident Reported Near Hanover

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On November 28th, 2013 the Washington County Sheriff Dept. responded to a report of an injury accident south of Hanover in the 2100 Block of Zenith Rd. A 2005 Chevrolet pickup registered to Bruna Brothers Inc. was driven by Dylan Bruna of Hanover when it left the roadway on the west side and traveled through the ditch until coming to ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. Following discussion, an agreement with a consultant for a study on the tennis court project was approved, at a cost of just over $39,000. Scope of the agreement with Olsson and Associates would include meetings with the public, city and school officials regarding potential for developing six or eight courts at the present site, ... Read More »

Nemaha County Commission Report

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Nemaha County Commissioners met at Mondays meeting with Brad Lippert, and continued discussion regarding the county attorney/county counselor position. Lippert is considering the possibility of serving in that capacity full time, closing his Sabetha practice after Assistant County Attorney Hillary Boyle resigns that position at the end of December. No decision was made. Read More »

Kansas Volleyball Association Announces All-State Awards

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The Kansas Volleyball Association announced their All-State Teams. In Class 1A, Division I Centralia senior Kaitlyn Koch was named First Team, and player of the year. Centralia coach Kimbrook Tennel was named Coach of the Year, Juniors Liz Hasenkamp, Katy Huefler, and Amaris Jones received Second Team honors. Nicole Ohlde of Linn and Jo Roepke of Valley Heights were Honorable ... Read More »

Clean Line Energy Requests Information

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Grain Belt Express, Clean Line Energy is moving forward with a request for information from wind generators in Kansas regarding their demand for electric transmission capacity, helping define the cost effectiveness and production potential of wind resources in western Kansas. They are proposing a 750 mile direct current transmission line that would deliver wind energy to markets in Missouri, Illinois, ... Read More »

Medicare Phone Scam Reported By Washington County Sheriff’s Office

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The Washington County Sheriff’s Department is reporting several incidents of phone scams involving Medicare. The caller is asking residents for verification of bank account and other personal information. Anyone receiving such a call is advised to be aware, and not go forward with such a request if you are uncertain who the caller represents. Read More »

Beatrice City Council Meeting Notes

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An option floated by Beatrice City Councilman Ted Fairbanks that would have consolidated police and sheriff departments into a countywide public safety department in Gage County has reportedly stalled. That, following discussion between council members, and county supervisors. They do plan to continue meeting on a regular basis to discuss ideas for more efficient operations. In a related story, elected ... Read More »

Nemaha County Commission Meeting Notes – Nov. 18

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Nemaha County Commissioners met Monday. They discussed with department heads a possible change in the vacation policy for county employees. No decisions were made. The board discussed hiring a county counselor, and also heard a request from the Register of Deeds, Appraiser, County Treasurer and Clerk that County Attorney Brad Lippert serve as County Prosecutor. No decision was made. The ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – Nov. 18

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Marshall County Commissioners met Monday. The county attorney presented two resolutions for the Rural Opportunity Zone program, one funded by the county, the other allowing employers to fund the program. They were reviewed, and a decision will be taken up at the next meeting. The board is seeking a response from the Kansas Department of Commerce before proceeding. Commissioners discussed ... Read More »