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Union Pacific Locomotive Stopping In Marysville


Union Pacific Railroad’s Legendary Steam Locomotive Pulling UP 150 Express Train What: Legendary steam locomotive No. 844 is headed back to Cheyenne to wrap-up the sixth leg of the UP 150 Express tour. Though the next day, the steam locomotive will begin the seventh and final leg of the UP 150 Express, a multi-segment tour celebrating Union Pacific’s 150th anniversary, ... Read More »

October Proclaimed Kansas Farm to School Month


TOPEKA – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback recently proclaimed the month of October as Kansas Farm to School Month, the week of October 22-25 as Farm to School Week and October 24 as Kansas Food Day. The Kansas Department of Agriculture is joined in this initiative by the Kansas State Department of Education, Kansas Agri-Tourism, Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the ... Read More »

Nemaha County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes


UNOFFICIAL MINUTES — These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. October 8, 2012 Unofficial The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, October 8, 2012 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Wessel leading the flag salute. ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes


COMMISSION MINUTES, October 8, 2012   The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, October 8, 2012 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present:  Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner and Lou Kern, County Clerk.  Absent: Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, due to ... Read More »

Washington County Sheriff’s Report


On October 2nd on K 15 1/4 mile north of 15th Road Bevin Law Longford, KS driving a 2008 Chevrolet struck deer.  Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, no injuries were reported. On October 3rd an officer was dispatched to 300 Park Street Greenleaf for what was determined a Civil Matter. On October 3rd the Morrowville Fire Department was dispatched ... Read More »

Nemaha County Sheriff’s Report


PRESS RELEASE FOR 10-8-2012 NEMAHACOUNTYSHERIFF’S OFFICE 212 N. 6th -Seneca,KS66538   ARRESTS: 1.       Joshua L. May, 23,Beatrice,NEwas arrested on 10-7-2012 by the KHP on a Marshall County Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear.  May remains in custody with bond set at $2,500.   2.       Jeremy L. Smith, 27, Onaga was arrested on 10-6-2012 by the KHP for the offense of ... Read More »

B&B Homecoming Candidates


Blake Reinecke, Haley Strathman, Michelle Haug, Tyler Deters, Erica Sudbeck, Dacid Macke, Dustin Deters and Hannah Hasenkamp   Read More »

Teachers’ Discovery Travelling Exhibit Visiting Valley Heights


Valley Heights High School will be displaying a Teacher’s Discovery Traveling Exhibit, sponsored by Marshall County Arts Commission, featuring the fascinating paintings and drawings of the master of artistic illusion, M.C. Escher. The students and staff will enjoy the giant reproductions during the week of October 8th. The exhibit celebrates fine art and the lifelike drawing, including the famous Drawing ... Read More »

Alleged Ring Leader in BSDC Case Sentenced


Matthew L. Pangborn, was sentenced to 15-23 years in prison for choking and punching developmentally disabled individuals.  Prosecutors called him the leader of a subculture of abuse and neglect at the Beatrice State Developmental Center. Pangborn was taken into custody immediately following the hearing. He will be eligible for parole in seven and a half years.  He was found guilty ... Read More »