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Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – Dec. 15th

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The Board of County Commission (BOCC) for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, December 15th, 2014 in the Commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; and Gary Ouellette, 3rd District Commissioner. Denae Jueneman, County Clerk, was present to record meeting minutes. Commissioner-Elect Tim ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – Dec. 15th

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The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Robert S. Connell Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Thomas K. Holle members 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 a motion ... Read More »

Blue Rapids Museum Plans Upgrades; Announces Upcoming Displays

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Efforts are underway at the Blue Rapids Museum to permanently replace the floor in the south portion of the building, which was acquired several years ago. Repairs to the roof and reinforcing the floor have been completed, and funds are being solicited to complete the work, estimated to cost $13-14,000. The work would allow for permanent exhibits, as well as ... Read More »

Injury Accident Reported In Nemaha County Sunday

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An injury accident was reported in Nemaha County Sunday morning, shortly before 3 a.m. Justin R. Mars, 20, of Vermillion lost control on 24th Road just west of B Road; his vehicle left the roadway and struck a concrete barrier. He and a passenger, Devin Rempe, 18, of Centralia were taken by private vehicle to the hospital as result of ... Read More »

USD 364 Board of Education Meeting Notes

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The Marysville USD 364 School Board met Wednesday. Enrollment projections for 2015-16 appear to be stable. The district is implementing a school based mentoring program, in cooperation with Families First of Marshall County. An outline of the agreement was reviewed. Board members were reminded that the deadline to file for school board elections is noon, January 27. Regular Board Meeting ... Read More »

K-DOT Announces Swede Creek Bridge Replacement; Highway Sealing Projects

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The Kansas Department of Transportation recently announced approved bids for construction and maintenance projects, including a two million dollar replacement of the Swede Creek Bridge a mile north of the Riley County line on U.S. Highway 77, and 17 miles sealing Highway K-148 from the Republic County line east to the Highway K-148/K-9 intersection. Read More »

Gage County Committee To Look Into Jail Improvements

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Gage County Board of Supervisors recently discussed establishing a three member committee charged with considering jail improvements. It was suggested that the chairs of three existing committees, Finance, Law Enforcement, and Building and Grounds be included. No timeline was established, but it was noted that capacity in the 40 year old jail is inadequate, with as many as a dozen ... Read More »

Nemaha County Commissioners Hear About Neighborhood Revitalization

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Nemaha County Commissioners met Monday, and heard representatives from Sabetha who commented on the county wide neighborhood revitalization program that the county is considering, and the impact on Sabetha Ambulance subsidy, following a recent decision to move forward funding full time county wide ambulance services. Read More »

Car Trailer Reported Stolen In Centralia

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An 18’ car trailer was reported stolen sometime between December 8th, and early December 10th. It was taken from the 400 block of Railroad in Centralia. Anyone with information is asked to contact authorities. Read More »