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Phone Scams Hit Marshall County

The Marshall County Sheriff, Dan Hargrave said there have been several reports of attempted phone scams in Marshall County.  In two cases the caller said the intended victim had won money and all they needed to do was send a money gram to claim their prize. Hargrave is reminding people to never send money or give information to people you ... Read More »

Marysville Woman Injured In Crash

A Marysville woman was life flighted to Bryan LGH West following an accident Monday afternoon on Hwy 77.  Kristina Scheele age 33 from Marysville KS, was driving an SUV south of on Highway 77.  Her vehicle collided with a semi carrying an oversize load travelling north on Highway 77.  Scheele received non-life threatening injuries and was life flighted to Bryan ... Read More »

Friends of Hollenberg Station Meeting Scheduled

The Friends of Hollenberg Station will have a meeting at the Kloppenberg Center in Hanover, Kans., on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to plan the 2012 Pony Express Festival, and to welcome new members to the organization. Anyone interested in the activities of the group, or interested in joining the Friends, is encouraged ... Read More »

Czech Classes to be Held in Blue Rapids

Dr. Glen Lojka, third generation Czech, will present Czech 101 at the Blue Rapids Museum on Saturday, April 28th at 10:00 and 2:00.  He will be teaching basic words for those of who would like to learn.  Dr. Lojka is very active and instrumental in the development of the community of Cuba, KS.  His teaching duties have been at Ft. ... Read More »

Nemaha County Board of Commissioners Meeting Minutes

    UNOFFICIAL MINUTES — These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting.   April 9, 2012 Unofficial   The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, April 9, 2012 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Wessel ... Read More »

Washington County Sheriff’s Report

On 040412 on 3rd Street just west of Clifton Street in Clifton, Stephen Kieffer, Clifton driving a 1990 Ford backed from parking stall and struck a 2011 GMC registered to Gerald Long Trust, Clifton.  Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, no injuries were reported.    On 040512 the Hanover Fire Department was dispatched 1/2 mile east of the Pony on ... Read More »

One Person Critically Injured in Four Vehicle Accident

One person was air-lifted to a Lincoln Hospital after a four vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 77 between Oak and Osage Road, just one mile north of the 77 and 121 intersections.  Highway 77 was completely shut down for several hours Monday afternoon while law enforcement investigated a crash that included a total of four vehicles. Gage County Deputies were ... Read More »

Soil Trailer Display Comes to Marysville

The Soil Trailer is coming to town.  A self-contained in a 12’ x 8.5’ enclosed trailer featuring soils and the interaction of our natural resources underground will be in Marysville on Wednesday. The professional design inside, outside, and on top of the trailer brings the world of soil to life. One side of the trailer educates viewers about the natural ... Read More »

Friends of Hollenberg Station Meeting Scheduled

The Friends of Hollenberg Station will have a meeting at the Kloppenberg Center in Hanover, Kans., on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to plan the 2012 Pony Express Festival, and to welcome new members to the organization. Anyone interested in the activities of the group, or interested in joining the Friends, is encouraged ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

COMMISSION MINUTES, April 9, 2012            The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, April 9, 2012 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner; Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney and Lou Kern, County Clerk.      Chairman ... Read More »