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Prairie Hills USD 113 Raises Mill Levy For 5 Years

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Prairie Hills USD 113 School Board meeting Monday discussed the Capital Outlay Resolution for a  continuous and permanent 8 mill tax, which was defeated by voters, and instead adopted a resolution for a six mill levy for a period of five years, which was approved on a 6-1 board vote. Read More »

City of Washington Announces Christmas Lighting Contest

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The City of Washington has announced plans for their annual Christmas Lighting Contest. Displays will be judged by December 20th, with the winner to be credited for free electricity for the month of December. A $50 credit for second place and $25 credit for third place will also be awarded. At their recent meeting, the Washington City Council consented to staff assisting with encouraging ... Read More »

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 »