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Fire Calls Keep Marysville Fire Department Busy

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Marysville firemen answered three calls recently. On November 10th, a controlled burn had flared up north of Hall Bros. Construction. Smoke was reported when a light fixture failed that evening at a home rented by John Mathis at 411 N. 15th Street, and November 11th a pile of leaves was reported on fire along May Street between Third and Fourth. Read More »

Washington County Government Day Monday

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Washington County Government Day is planned for Monday, November 24th. Students and teachers in the government class will tour the courthouse, and meet with elected officials. Read More »

Homer Hanson Stadium Improvements Funded By USD 364

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The Marysville USD 364 School Board met Wednesday, and approved funding the remaining amount needed to complete restoration of Homer Hanson Stadium out of the 2015-16 Capital Outlay Budget. Private contributions have been used to fund the work completed thus far, with approximately $40,000 required to finish the effort. The board set a meeting for Monday, November 17th at 5 p.m. in the Media Center to ... Read More »

Blue Rapids Woman Injured In Auto Accident

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An injury accident Wednesday, shortly after noon half a mile south of Randolph was reported. Pansy Rudolph, 77, of Blue Rapids went off the highway, struck a guard rail, and then went into the ditch, with the vehicle flipping onto its side. She was taken to a Manhattan hospital with a possible injury. Read More »

Marysville Volunteer Fire Department Responds To Combine Fire

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The Marysville Volunteer Fire Department responded Saturday afternoon to a combine on fire five miles south of town on the West River Road. Owned by Bernard Dwerlkotte, the combine was totaled. Late Sunday afternoon, they responded to a call of a possible fire at the County Transfer Station, which turned out to be a neighboring farmer burning brush. Read More »

Break-In Reported In Centralia

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The Nemaha County Sheriff reports a break-in in Centralia, at 512 Mulberry. Sometime during the afternoon of October 26th, someone took a chainsaw, medication, and financial papers, valued at $530. Read More »

Ranch Management Meeting Planned; Advanced Registration Requested

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Advance registration is requested for a ranch management meeting in Beatrice Wednesday, November 19th. The Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition, and Nebraska Extension, will present the five essentials of successful ranch management, including integrative and holistic approaches, continuous improvement of key resources such as land, livestock, and people. Use of good analysis and decision making tools, cost controls, and emphasis on marketing will be ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. An ordinance was adopted formalizing city annexation of North Eighth Street to/and including Jayhawk Road east to Sixteenth Street. Condemnation proceedings on a property at 600 Elm were tabled, as new owners plan demolition of the structure. Work continues as weather permits on the south Seventh Street concrete, and the city hopes to begin work on the 11th ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Meeting Notes

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Washington County Commissioners met Monday. Dan Thalman was present, and discussed county economic development efforts, indicating that he was not in favor of hiring full time, but perhaps look at Republic County, which contracts with an outside firm for incentive programs. He questioned the redundancy in having three government subsidized meal facilities, with the hospital, jail, and senior meal sites all providing similar ... Read More »