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Marshall County Community Band Concert – Thursday

  The Marshall County Community Band will perform in the Koester House Museum and Gardens at 7 p.m., Thursday.  Admission is free.  The band will play a variety of music. People are asked to bring lawn chairs. The Koester House Museum Foundation Inc. will serve lemonade, iced tea and water. Read More »

Nemaha County Board Minutes

    UNOFFICIAL MINUTES — These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting.   June 25, 2012 Unofficial   The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, June 25, 2012 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Wessel ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Minutes

           COMMISSION MINUTES, June 25, 2012            The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, June 25, 2012 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner; Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, and Lou Kern, County Clerk.  ... Read More »

Washington County Sheriff’s Report

On 061912 officers were dispatched to 333 West 3rd Washington for the report of a Domestic.  Cody Stambaugh of that address was arrested on pending charges of Domestic Battery.  As a result a search warrant was obtained and executed at that address.  Additional pending charges for Stambaugh include Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Marijuana.  Stambaugh was held at ... Read More »

Nemaha County Sheriff’s Report

NEMAHACOUNTYSHERIFF’S OFFICE 212 N. 6th -Seneca,KS66538   ARRESTS: 1.       Scott Strathman was released on 6-21-2012.   2.       Sean A. Kratka, 44, Hiawatha was booked into the Nemaha County Jail on 6-25-2012 on a Nemaha County Warrant for Failure to Appear.  Kratka remains in custody.   3.       Matthew Heideman, 24, Seneca was arrested by NMSO on 6-23-2012 for the offenses of ... Read More »

Home Man Injured In Accident

A Home City man was injured Friday afternoon when the pickup he was driving was struck by a semi.  Dominic, Buster, Schmitz was travelling east on Highway 36 when a semi driven by Scotty D. Blanton, age 21, of Morrison, Tennessee struck the rear of the pickup driven by Schmitz.  The accident occurred on the east edge of Home.  Schmitz ... Read More »

Heat Advisory Issued – Take Precautions

HEAT ADVISORY in effect from 1 PM to 8 PM for Marshall, Washington, Riley & Pottawatomie Counties. Heat Indices of 105-107 degrees are possible today across the region. Elderly people, infants and children and people with chronic medical conditions are more prone to heat related stress and injuries. Kansans are encouraged to drink plenty of cool, nonalcoholic beverages regardless of ... Read More »

Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood

With half as many blood products currently in the American Red Cross inventory as this time last year, the Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donors of all types. Unseasonably early warm weather may be a contributing factor to the 50,000 donation shortfall in June as many regular donors got an early start on summer ... Read More »

Beatrice Man Injured In Car/Deer Accident

A Beatrice man suffered minor injuries after the vehicle he was driving struck a large deer.  At approximately 8 p.m. the Gage County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle car/deer accident that occurred at West Highway 136 near Southwest 103rd Road. After completing the investigation, it was determined that a 1999 Oldsmobile Alero, driven by 46 year old Timothy W. ... Read More »

Marysville Fireworks Law

The city of Marysville would like to remind residents that no fireworks of any kind shall be ignited or discharged in city limits between the hours of 10 p.m. and 10 a.m.  On July 4th fireworks may be discharged until midnight.  Fireworks may only be discharged between June 27 the July 5. Read More »