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Former Greenleaf School Building To Reopen As Daycare

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Recent activities in the Greenleaf community include plans to reopen the former school building as a daycare center. Jesse Uffman of Greenleaf, and Julie Ohlde of Linn purchased the building at auction, and hope to open early 2015. The facility had previously served Washington County Head Start and a preschool. Also in Greenleaf, the city tennis courts were removed, with plans to replace ... Read More »

USDA Announces $70,000 In Funding For New Wymore Ambulance

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USDA Rural Development recently announced $70,000 funding will be available to the City of Wymore to assist with purchasing a new ambulance. Wymore E.M.S. serves Wymore, Blue Springs, Barneston, and Liberty, and will provide the balance of funding, amounting to a total of nearly $200,000 for the unit, which will serve as primary ambulance, with the ten year old current ... Read More »

Injury Accident Sends Odell Man To Hospital

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An injury accident was reported south of Beatrice Thursday afternoon. Claudia Fringer, 58, of Marysville was stopped behind a truck on U.S. Highway 77 turning into Beatrice Concrete, and was rear-ended by Milton Vitosh, 86, of Odell. He was transported to Beatrice Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The accident was reported shortly before 3 p.m. Read More »

Hutchison Ordered 18-36 Months In Jail For Fight Over Ring

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Sentencing Wednesday in Gage County District Court for Terry Hutchison resulted in 18-36 months in jail on felony charges of third degree domestic assault, in connection with an incident last November in Beatrice, when a woman was assaulted after the two fought over possession of a ring. Read More »

Unofficial Election Results From Gage County

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Tuesday election results from Gage County. For District Five County Supervisor, Gary Lytle defeated Gary Barnard 727-351. For Diller-Odell School Board, top three elected were Dean Engleman and Chad Lottman with 39 votes, and Toni Landenberger 38, eliminating Daniel Rash with 23. Lewiston School Board elected Aaron Rule with 63 votes, Dean Schuster 50, and Larry Husa 48. Dylan Little with 45 and Jeffrey Bacon ... Read More »

Jami Ellenbecker Announces Changes In Marshall County Motor Vehicle Department

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Marshall County Commissioners met Monday. County Treasurer Jami Ellenbecker advised that she was proceeding with the motor vehicle salaries she had proposed for her office, even if the board does not agree. She will be adding a position of Motor Vehicle Supervisor, and appointing Denise Bruna to this position, and moving Lori Odum to Deputy Treasurer. She‘ll also be adding ... Read More »

Election Day Tuesday; Handful Of Local Races On The Ballot

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Tuesday is Election Day. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., and a photo I.D. is required to vote. Relatively little in the way of local races on the ballot in Marshall and Washington counties. USD 113 Prairie Hills, including patrons in Marshall and Nemaha counties, will decide whether or not to allow raising the capital outlay ... Read More »