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Free Dump Days Scheduled

Public Works Administrator Mike Craig informed the Board of having County-wide Free Dump Days at the Transfer Station on April 14th, 21st, 28th and May 5th from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Robert S. Connell moved, seconded by Charles R. Loiseau to approve having County-wide Free Dump Days at the Transfer Station on April 14th, 21st, 28th and May 5th ... Read More »

Two Marshall County Bridges to be Named After Veterans

Naming bridges in Marysville – HB2757 will name two bridges in Marshall County in honor of two Vietnam veterans killed in action.  The first bridge is on US77 in Marshall County and would be named the SP4 Michael T Martin Memorial Bridge.  The other bridge on US36 also in Marshall County would be named the SGT Joseph A. Zutterman, Jr. ... Read More »

Nemaha County Sheriff’s Report

ARRESTS: 1.      Tex Goodpasture was released by the Court on 3-16-2012 after entering his plea.   2.      Chad Quasebarth, 40, Seneca was arrested by NMSO on 3-16-2012 for the offenses of Driving Under the Influence and Driving While Suspended.  Quasebarth remains in custody with bond set at $1750.   3.      Travis J. Bryan, 30,Topekawas arrested on 3-18-2012 by the Seneca ... Read More »

Washington County Sheriff’s Report

On 022412 on East 2nd Street just west of Pierce Street in Washington, a 2007 Chevrolet registered to Kirk Crome, Washington was struck by an unknown vehicle.  Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, no injuries were reported.    On 031212 the Washington Fire Department was dispatched to assist with getting a animal out of a tree.   On 031212 an officer ... Read More »

Suspicious Activity in Washington

Someone was apparently shaking door knobs in the City of Washington overnight Thursday.  Washington County Sheriff Bill Dickson told KNDY that they received multiple reports of someone trying to open doors, supposedly to gain entry to homes.  Dickson reported that no homes were entered and nothing was reported to be stolen.  Washington County Deputies did spend extra time in the ... Read More »

Nebraska Tornado Drill Wednesday

Gage County Emergency Management is participating in Nebraska’s State Weather Awareness week.  The State of Nebraska is holding a tornado safety drill Wednesday.  A morning drill will begin at 10 a.m. with a mock tornado warning and activation of the outdoor warning sirens.  A second warning may be issued around 7 p.m.  Gage County Emergency Management Director Mark Meints said ... Read More »

4-H Club Day Results for Washington County 4-Hers

    2012 4-H District Club Day Results for Washington County 4-Her Members from the River Valley Extension District 4-H Clubs attended District 4-H Club Day held Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Republic County Middle School, Belleville.  The following results are for Washington County 4-H Clubs (Busy Bees –BB; Farmington – F; Hanover – H; Happy Spirit – HS; Happy ... Read More »

Marysville School Board Highlights

    MARYSVILLE USD #364                                                 Regular Board Meeting Highlights                                                                 March 14, 2012   Accepted the following donations: The library fee account received $155.00 from Dank’s for grocery receipts. Paul Friedrichs donated $200 received for being the speaker at the Kiwanis Banquet to the scholarship fund. Citizens Open Forum – Marvin Turner addressed the board to vent his frustration ... Read More »

Marysville School Board Hires New Football Coach

The Marysville Bulldogs have a new head football coach.  Eddie Minor, Leavenworth, was hired Wednesday night by Unified School District 364 board members. Minor has been employed at Leavenworth High School since June 2010.  He was an assistant coach for the Leavenworth Pioneers who made the 6A playoffs last fall and finished district runner-up to Shawnee Mission West. Minor served ... Read More »

Linda Weber Will Not Run for Re-Election: Others File For Offices

Long-time Marshall County Treasurer Linda Weber has announced she would not seek re-election.  Weber has served as County Treasurer for 10 plus years.  Weber’s term as County Treasurer will end October 2013.  Before serving as Treasurer she worked in the Marshall County Clerk’s Office for 25 years.   Other filings for office include: Marshall County Sheriff Daniel A. Hargrave for re-election. ... Read More »