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Highway K-9 Remains Closed Following Train Derailment

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The Kansas Department of Transportation advises that Highway K-9 from Frankfort west remains closed following the train derailment Monday. It is hoped that it will reopen sometime Sunday, weather permitting, as work continues on cleanup and crossing replacement. Read More »

Storms Prompt Tornado Warnings Across Area; Bern Area Hit Hardest

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Another stormy night on the plains Tuesday, as Nebraska was hit hardest. Tornado warnings were issued for Gage County as spotters reported funnel clouds near Pickrell, and 7 miles east of Beatrice. As well, a 76 mph wind gust was recorded. Two buildings were damaged at the north edge of Beatrice, and as many as 3,500 Norris Public Power customers throughout Gage, Jefferson, and ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – June 2nd

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The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman; Robert S. Connell member and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. Commissioner Charles R. Loiseau was absent from the meeting. 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 ... Read More »

Cleanup Continues Following Frankfort Train Derailment

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Clean up continues, while no cause has yet been determined, of a Union Pacific train derailment at Frankfort Monday morning. Final reports indicate that as many as 12 cars of a 137 unit train carrying coal from Wyoming to Texas jumped the tracks at the west crossing on Highway K-9. Some 1,000 feet of track were damaged, and will be replaced. The route normally serves ... Read More »

Washington County Accident Leads To Arrest

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Wednesday in Washington County, authorities responded a vehicle accident at 18th and Sunflower Roads. Kyle Mitchum of Washington was arrested on pending charges of driving while suspended, criminal threat, and driving while a habitual violator. Mitchum was released from the Washington County Jail on $5,000 bond.   Read More »

Domestic Disturbance Leads To Two Arrests In Wymore

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A domestic disturbance Thursday evening in Wymore was reported at the City Pool, where authorities arrested Patrick V. Caslin who resisted officers. Then Melanie Kelsey began yelling obscenities at officers, and resisted arrest. When she was placed with Caslin in the patrol car, he proceeded to kick out the back window. Caslin was held on $7,500 bond; Kelsey was taken to a Beatrice Hospital for ... Read More »

Injury Accident Reported In Nemaha County

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An injury accident was reported Friday evening in Nemaha County. Katheryn R. Yager, 28, of Marysville lost control on US Highway 36 just east of Highway K-178, and struck a utility pole alongside the road. She was transported by ambulance to the Seneca Hospital. The accident occurred just after 5 p.m. Read More »

Prairie Hills USD 113 Hires Superintendent & Grade School Teacher

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Prairie Hills USD 113, at a special meeting Friday, approved a two year contract for Superintendent with Paul Evans, who has served the district as Sabetha High School Principal for fifteen years. He will transition July 1st, replacing Dr. Bill Orth, who resigned as Superintendent May 1st. Evans was reportedly the only candidate interviewed for the position.  Also at the meeting, the board approved ... Read More »

Kansas Pheasants & Quail Forever To Host Workshops

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Kansas Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever will host a workshop in Marysville Wednesday evening, June 4th. One of fifteen workshops and tours to be held around the state, the session will focus on quality deer management in the 21st century, and benefits of upland bird management. This is the first in a three part series, with follow-up meetings scheduled in Hiawatha June 17, and Seneca June ... Read More »

Lynn Jenkins To Host Coffee Chats In Blue Rapids & Seneca

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United States Representative Lynn Jenkins will host a coffee with constituents in Blue Rapids on Wednesday, June 4th at the Community Center from 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., and then in Seneca at the Public Library Wednesday from 2:00 – 3:15 p.m. The public is welcome. She will tour Koch and Company in Seneca following the afternoon stop. Read More »