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Gage County M.A.P.S. Coalition Awarded Grant

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A wellness grant of $16,700 was recently awarded to the Gage County M.A.P.S. Coalition. Funded by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska, a presentation is planned during the National Night Out on Tuesday evening. The grant is among eight in Nebraska, and will be used to fund programs including two that kicked off this summer, No Child Left on the ... Read More »

Nemaha County Mother & Son Arrested On Theft Charges

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A Seneca woman and her son from Sabetha were arrested Wednesday on Nemaha County warrants for theft of over $100,000 over the past 12 years from Lortscher Agriservice of Bern. Sixty-seven year old Elizabeth A. Schraad is charged with theft amounting to more than $100,000, and 44 year-old John F. Schraad is charged with theft amounting to over $1,000, along ... Read More »

Waterville To Host Hillbilly Fashion Revue

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The Waterville community will host a benefit for the Waterville Opera House renovation Wednesday, hosting a Hillbilly Fashion Revue, and salad supper. The event will be held at the Waterville Community Center; beginning at 6 pm. Tickets for the event are available at the Weaver Hotel. Phone 785-363-2515. Read More »

Accident Near Holmesville Claims Wymore Woman’s Life

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A fatality accident Monday morning in Gage County two miles southeast of Holmesville claimed the life of a 31 year old Wymore woman. A vehicle driven by Carrie A. Day left the roadway on south 59th, near East Oak Road. The vehicle entered Mud Creek, and struck the bank. Authorities pronounced Carrie Day dead at the scene Monday morning at ... Read More »

Clarification On Marysville Tennis Court Project

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A clarification on the tennis court project in the Marysville City Park. The city council at their last meeting authorized moving forward with engineering work on construction of eight tennis courts, putting out a proposal for engineering work, which would involve site assessment and soil testing where the courts are currently located to determine if room exists for two additional ... Read More »

Tennis Courts & Mill Levy In Marysville City Council Notes

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The Marysville City Council last Monday discussed the city budget, and approved a draft for publication. The mill levy would remain the same as last year, and is scheduled for a vote at the next meeting. A final budget will be determined after a public hearing August 12th at 7 pm. Councilmember Carla Grund is proposing an alternative that would ... Read More »

Marysville Pool To Close August 12th

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Marysville’s current city swimming pool will close for good August 12th. Demolition of the pool will begin a week later, with construction of a new facility slated to begin. The City Council at their last meeting declared the pool slide as surplus, but made no decision as to what would be done with it. Read More »

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 »