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Area High School Graduations Scheduled For This Weekend

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The graduating class of 2014 will mark commencement exercises this weekend across the area. A total of 295 graduates are expected to earn their high school diplomas. Baileyville B&B and Nemaha Valley High Schools will mark their final graduating classes before merging into Nemaha Central next school year. Below are the schedules, and graduation numbers, for all of our area ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – May 12th

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The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Robert S. Connell members and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. The meeting was called to order at 9:19 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved as presented upon a motion ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday, and laid to rest the issue of raising chickens within city limits. An issue that has been considered, reconsidered, and discussed at length for some time came down to a vote on a proposed ordinance drafted by the City Attorney, who had explored options with a committee. They had suggested a one year trial program with ten ... Read More »

Gage County & Nebraska Statewide Election Results

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Beatrice voters Tuesday soundly rejected a proposed half cent hike in the city sales tax. Of all ballots cast, 62 percent were against the effort earmarked for the street department. In a race for Gage County Supervisor, District 3, incumbent Kathy Setzer was unseated by challenger Erich Tiemann by a slim margin, 266 to 247. That represented a mere 19 votes, with over 500 cast. Bob ... Read More »

BVTC Announces 2014 Scholarship Recipients

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Schmitz Named Distinguished ILEC Recipient Blue Valley Tele-Communications is pleased to announce its 2014 Scholarship recipients. Awarding $16,000 in scholarships, BVTC is committed to supporting the continued education of its youth. Tracy Schmitz, Axtell, was awarded the Distinguished ILEC scholarship award of $2500. Winning an ILEC scholarship of $750 were Hillary Ronnebaum, Home; Samantha Meier, Palmer; Coleman Forst, Oketo; Hail ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – May 12

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The Board of County Commission for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, May 12, 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 Dimler, County Clerk, was present to record meeting minutes. Next regular meeting ... Read More »

Gage County Voters Head To The Polls On Tuesday

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Gage County voters go to the polls Tuesday for primary elections. Republicans Bob Tiemann and Roy Baker are vying for District 30 State Senator, that position currently held by Norm Wallman. One race for Board of Supervisors has Erich Tiemann challenging incumbent Kathy Setzer, and Beatrice voters will vote on a proposed sales tax increase to help fund the street department. Read More »

Nemaha County Commission Meeting Minutes – May 5

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These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, May 5, 2014 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 were Commissioners Dennis Henry and ... Read More »

Marysville USD 364 Board Meeting Notes

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The Marysville USD 364 School Board held a special meeting Tuesday, May 6th, and approved an administrative contract with Darren Schroeder as secondary Principal/Activities Director. Schroeder is from Peabody, graduated from Emporia State in 1995, and taught social studies and physical education previously at Jewell, Mission Valley, and Peabody/Burns. The board also approved a certified contract for Scott Brown as junior ... Read More »

Record Crowds Attend Sampler Festival; Howard Recognized With ‘We Kan’ Award

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Record crowds attended the 25th annual Sampler Festival in Wamego last weekend. More than 11,700 people attended the two day event. Volunteers represented Marshall and Washington Counties at the event, which showcased Kansas travel and products. John Howard of Marysville was recognized with one of ten “We Kan” awards presented. He has worked many years with Marshall County Tourism, and ... Read More »