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Trailer House Destroyed By Fire Southeast Of Marysville

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The Marysville Fire Department answered a call Monday morning at 16th and Pheasant Roads. A trailer house being moved had slid into the ditch. While work was being done to move it, the trailer house accidentally caught fire, destroying it. Read More »

Injury Accident Reported In Nemaha County

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An injury accident was reported Saturday evening in Nemaha County. Montgomery A. Leishing, 43, of Baileyville lost control, overcorrected, and his vehicle overturned on Highway K-187, just south of 92nd Road. Leishing was transported by ambulance to the Nemaha Valley Community Hospital. Read More »

Centralia Schools Close Panther Daycare

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The Centralia School closed the Panther Daycare June 1st. The public facility had served some 33 children, but state regulations had complicated the budget and restricted staffing. Decreasing enrollment, higher rent, and other costs led to the decision to suspend the two year old program. Read More »

Hanover Days Of ’49 Begins Thursday; Parade On AM 1570/FM 94.1 Saturday

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Hanover days of ‘49 begin Thursday evening with armband night on the midway. Advance discount tickets available at Cromes Market. Lewellyn Amusements promises more rides this year. The annual parades Friday and Saturday nights begin at 6:30, with Saturday nights parade broadcast live on KNDY AM 1570/FM 94.1. Read More »

Highway K-9 Remains Closed Following Train Derailment

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The Kansas Department of Transportation advises that Highway K-9 from Frankfort west remains closed following the train derailment Monday. It is hoped that it will reopen sometime Sunday, weather permitting, as work continues on cleanup and crossing replacement. Read More »

Storms Prompt Tornado Warnings Across Area; Bern Area Hit Hardest

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Another stormy night on the plains Tuesday, as Nebraska was hit hardest. Tornado warnings were issued for Gage County as spotters reported funnel clouds near Pickrell, and 7 miles east of Beatrice. As well, a 76 mph wind gust was recorded. Two buildings were damaged at the north edge of Beatrice, and as many as 3,500 Norris Public Power customers throughout Gage, Jefferson, and ... Read More »

Cleanup Continues Following Frankfort Train Derailment

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Clean up continues, while no cause has yet been determined, of a Union Pacific train derailment at Frankfort Monday morning. Final reports indicate that as many as 12 cars of a 137 unit train carrying coal from Wyoming to Texas jumped the tracks at the west crossing on Highway K-9. Some 1,000 feet of track were damaged, and will be replaced. The route normally serves ... Read More »

Washington County Accident Leads To Arrest

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Wednesday in Washington County, authorities responded a vehicle accident at 18th and Sunflower Roads. Kyle Mitchum of Washington was arrested on pending charges of driving while suspended, criminal threat, and driving while a habitual violator. Mitchum was released from the Washington County Jail on $5,000 bond.   Read More »

Domestic Disturbance Leads To Two Arrests In Wymore

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A domestic disturbance Thursday evening in Wymore was reported at the City Pool, where authorities arrested Patrick V. Caslin who resisted officers. Then Melanie Kelsey began yelling obscenities at officers, and resisted arrest. When she was placed with Caslin in the patrol car, he proceeded to kick out the back window. Caslin was held on $7,500 bond; Kelsey was taken to a Beatrice Hospital for ... Read More »

Injury Accident Reported In Nemaha County

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An injury accident was reported Friday evening in Nemaha County. Katheryn R. Yager, 28, of Marysville lost control on US Highway 36 just east of Highway K-178, and struck a utility pole alongside the road. She was transported by ambulance to the Seneca Hospital. The accident occurred just after 5 p.m. Read More »