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Wecker Inducted Into Hall of Fame

On Sunday Marysville High School Graduate Kendra Wecker was inducted as a part of the 50th anniversary induction class into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame. The 28 year old daughter of Pam and Randy Wecker will add this honor as another in a long list. In High School she was recognized as one of the top basketball players in ... Read More »

Diller Odell School Evacuated Due to Threat

Diller-Odell High School was evacuated for two and a half hours on Monday morning after a note was discovered making an unspecified threat to the building. Gage County Sheriff’s Deputies and members of the Nebraska State Patrol used dogs to search the building. According to Superintendent Darrell Vitosh students were taken to the Odell Community Center. The following statement was ... Read More »

Seneca Juvenille Arrested for Discharging Firearm

17-year-old Dillian Kaster of Seneca was arrested Friday on charges of driving under the influence, transporting an open container, minor in possession, fleeing or attempting to elude a law enforcement officer, criminal discharge of a firearm and reckless driving. The Nemaha County Sheriff‘s office reports an on-duty officer attempted to stop Kaster after recognizing the vehicle he was driving as ... Read More »

Marshall County Board Minutes

October 3, 2011 The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with Charles R. Loiseau, Chairman; Thomas K. Holle and Robert S. Connell member; and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved as presented upon ... Read More »

Nemaha County Board Minutes

— These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. October 3, 2011 Unofficial The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, October 3, 2011 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Tim Burdiek leading the flag salute. Present also ... Read More »

Washington County Board Minutes

COMMISSION MINUTES, October 3, 2011 The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, October 3, 2011 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner, Chairman; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney and Lou Kern, County Clerk. Chairman Otott called the meeting ... Read More »

Plane Crash Injures Two

A small plane crashes near the intersection of Highway 77 and Highway 24 near Leo’s Airport Saturday afternoon. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol Report the plane took off and the engine died 300 feet from runway. Pilot was unable to restart the engine and the plane crashed in the ditch off of K57. Kansas Highway Patrol Lt. Greg Harkrader ... Read More »

Gage County Deputies Chase Stolen Car

On Monday, September 26, deputies of the Gage County Sheriff’s Office responded to Blue Springs. The reporting party advised that a black vehicle was tearing around by their house. The reporting party was able to provide the vehicle’s license number and Deputies leaned the vehicle was stolen out of Jefferson County. A deputy located the vehicle traveling north near S. ... Read More »

Partnership for Growth Extends Agreement with SRS

The Marshall County Partnership’s Board of Directors Meeting held on Tuesday, Sept. 27th. The board agreed to notify everyone that has made a donation to the SRS fund asking if they would allow the Partnership to retain the excess portion of their contribution to be included in the 2013 payment to SRS as per the agreement to keep the Marysville ... Read More »

Homecoming Kings and Queens

Three area schools crowned homecoming kings and queens last Friday. Marysville King is Eddie Creek and the Queen is Maggie Schotte. Valley Heights crowned Marey Whitsen as King and Racheal Christie as Queen. Centralia King is Michael Glatzick and Queen Vanessa Burdiek Read More »