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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 »

Diller-Odell Principal Named Outstanding New Principal Of The Year

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Diller-Odell Principal Christopher Prososki was a guest on our Public Affairs program this weekend. He was recently named Outstanding New Principal of the Year, by the Nebraska State Association of Secondary School Principals. He has implemented a technology committee, initiated a discipline pyramid, and started a student advisory committee since taking the job in 2012. Read More »

Blue Rapids Museum Plans Upgrades; Announces Upcoming Displays

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Efforts are underway at the Blue Rapids Museum to permanently replace the floor in the south portion of the building, which was acquired several years ago. Repairs to the roof and reinforcing the floor have been completed, and funds are being solicited to complete the work, estimated to cost $13-14,000. The work would allow for permanent exhibits, as well as ... Read More »

Injury Accident Reported In Nemaha County Sunday

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An injury accident was reported in Nemaha County Sunday morning, shortly before 3 a.m. Justin R. Mars, 20, of Vermillion lost control on 24th Road just west of B Road; his vehicle left the roadway and struck a concrete barrier. He and a passenger, Devin Rempe, 18, of Centralia were taken by private vehicle to the hospital as result of ... Read More »

USD 364 Board of Education Meeting Notes

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The Marysville USD 364 School Board met Wednesday. Enrollment projections for 2015-16 appear to be stable. The district is implementing a school based mentoring program, in cooperation with Families First of Marshall County. An outline of the agreement was reviewed. Board members were reminded that the deadline to file for school board elections is noon, January 27. Regular Board Meeting ... Read More »

K-DOT Announces Swede Creek Bridge Replacement; Highway Sealing Projects

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The Kansas Department of Transportation recently announced approved bids for construction and maintenance projects, including a two million dollar replacement of the Swede Creek Bridge a mile north of the Riley County line on U.S. Highway 77, and 17 miles sealing Highway K-148 from the Republic County line east to the Highway K-148/K-9 intersection. Read More »

Gage County Committee To Look Into Jail Improvements

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Gage County Board of Supervisors recently discussed establishing a three member committee charged with considering jail improvements. It was suggested that the chairs of three existing committees, Finance, Law Enforcement, and Building and Grounds be included. No timeline was established, but it was noted that capacity in the 40 year old jail is inadequate, with as many as a dozen ... Read More »

Nemaha County Commissioners Hear About Neighborhood Revitalization

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Nemaha County Commissioners met Monday, and heard representatives from Sabetha who commented on the county wide neighborhood revitalization program that the county is considering, and the impact on Sabetha Ambulance subsidy, following a recent decision to move forward funding full time county wide ambulance services. Read More »