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RSVP Of Northeast Kansas To Thank Area First Responders

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RSVP of Northeast Kansas is honoring First Responders, including law enforcement, firemen, E.M.T. and ambulance personnel among others in September. Volunteers will deliver goodies throughout Marshall and Washington Counties thanking our local hero’s. In honor of the anniversary of 9/11, RSVP of Northeast Kansas’ volunteers are thanking our local First Responders by delivering treats to their monthly meetings and their ... Read More »

Pawnee Recognizes World Suicide Prevention Day

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Pawnee Mental Health Services is recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day Tuesday, September 10 with presentations in Manhattan, Junction City, and Concordia. Robin Cole of Pawnee Mental Health was a guest on our public affairs program this past weekend. World Suicide Prevention Day is Tuesday, September 10th. Across the nation educational events will be held to raise awareness about suicide. Pawnee ... Read More »

Fatality Accident Reported In Washington County

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A fatality accident was reported Saturday afternoon in Washington County. Nineteen-year-old Ashley Coghill of Dodge City lost control of her vehicle on Parallel Road 2.3 miles west of Vining Saturday at around 1 pm. The vehicle overturned in a pasture, killing Coghill. Read More »

Beatrice Man Air Lifted To Lincoln Hospital

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A Beatrice man was injured Tuesday evening when his motorcycle collided with a pickup. Sixty-eight-year-old Richard Dreese was flow by Lifestar to a Lincoln hospital following the accident at 6th and Commerce Streets Tuesday evening around 8 pm. Read More »

USD 115 To Select A School Mascot

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USD 115, Nemaha Central School Board is in the process of selecting a new mascot for the school, which will consolidate Nemaha Balley and Baileyville B&B schools next year. School colors will be combined purple and blue. Over fifty mascot suggestions were submitted by the August first deadline. A committee will narrow the finalists, and the board will decide among ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Meeting – September 3rd

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The Washington County Commissioners met Monday. A proclamation declaring September as recovery month was adopted, calling upon citizens to raise awareness and understanding of recovery from substance use and mental disorders. A meeting was confirmed September 9th at 2 pm with the Kansas Department of Agriculture to discuss the results of the preliminary flood insurance rate map and flood insurance ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes – August 26

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. Among public comment, overgrowth of brush in the ditch along Jayhawk Road was noted, with concern for walkers and bikers along the route. Allie Argo with Marysville Main Street was present, and updated the council on several upcoming events and activities. She received approval to add a window to the office, in the former ... Read More »

Nemaha County & Seneca City Officials Meet On New Jail

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Nemaha County Commissioners and Seneca City Officials met Monday with a representative of Treanor and Company, the architects designing a new jail facility for the county. Construction could begin within a year, with preliminary plans for a 34 bed facility which would be located adjacent the current law enforcement center. A 35 year old 10 bed jail is presently being ... Read More »

Tractor-Trailer Accident Diverts Highway 36 Traffic

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Traffic was being diverted to the northbound lanes on U.S. Highway 36 west of Marysville near the county line Tuesday evening as cleanup continued on a semi rollover accident in the south ditch of the eastbound lane. The truck had left the roadway, and was laying on its side. Contents were being transferred as law enforcement and K.D.O.T assisted with ... Read More »

Fatality Accident On Highway 77 Near Randolph

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A Fairbury man was killed Friday afternoon on U.S. Highway 77 near the Riley/Marshall County line. Twenty-Three year old Colton J. Schoenrock was northbound on Highway 77, went off the road into the west ditch and struck a tree, vaulted a driveway, landing on the passenger side. The accident 28 miles north of Manhattan was reported at 3:25 pm. The ... Read More »