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Kansas Opts Out of Federal Recreational Trails Program

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What do Kansas and the State of Florida have in common? Answer – They are the only 2-states in the country to opt out of the Federal Recreational Trails Program that matches local contributions with Federal dollars to build bike, walking and ATV-paths. The money for the program comes from fuel taxes. According to Federal studies, a portion of the ... Read More »

Public Affairs: Suicide Prevention Week

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This weekend on KNDY’s Public Affairs program, we take a look at suicide prevention. The program airs Saturday at 7:10 a.m. on AM 1570/FM 94.1 & FM 95.5, and Sunday at 8:10 a.m. and 12:10 p.m. on AM 1570/FM 94.1. KNDY Public Affairs – Suicide Prevention Read More »

Budgets set up for Gage and Nemaha Counties

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A proposed 2013 budget that collects $6.2 million in property and personal property taxes has been approved by the Nemaha County Commissioners.  The 2013 budget will see a $1.9 million decrease in expenditures from 2012.  Road and Bridge spending will be capped at $3.68 million, general fund spending at $2.6 million, employee benefits at $1.38 million, and law enforcement at ... Read More »

Highway 36 Treasure Hunt coming thru the area

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The Highway 36 Treasure Hunt will be rolling through Nemaha, Marshall, and Washington Counties this weekend.  City Wide Garage Sales are planned in Marysville and Washington with maps available at convenience stores and grocery stores in both towns.  There are 66 garage sales listed on the map in Marysville and 45 garage sales on the map in Washington.  There will ... Read More »

Valley Heights High School celebrating Homecoming this week

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Valley Heights High School will be the first area school to celebrate Homecoming this year.  Their theme for the year is “BBQ the Buffaloes”, in reference to their opponent Friday night, the Onaga Buffaloes.  King candidates are Sheldon Kenworthy, Dylan Parker, and Alex Laughlin.  Queen candidates are Brooke Claycamp, Katelyn Musil, and Jessie Zidek.  The crowning ceremony will take place ... Read More »

Deadline approaching for Wymore Water Project

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The Wymore Rural Water Project will begin construction soon.  Landowners in the area have until Sept. 28th to become part of the project at a current hookup fee of $1,100.  After Sept. 28, the hookup fee will increase to $5,000.  170 of the area residents have signed up for the project.  The Lower Big Blue NRD is sponsoring the $3.2 ... Read More »

New Magistrate Judge to be sworn in

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Elizabeth ‘Libby’ Ensley Deiter will be sworn in as the new Magistrate Judge  of the 22nd Judicial District Court during a ceremony on Friday afternoon at 3 in the Nemaha County District Courtroom in Seneca.  She was appointed by Governor Sam Brownback in August to replace her husband, Steve Deiter, who stepped down in June with two years remaining on ... Read More »

Car Fire in Beatrice

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The Beatrice Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire in downtown Beatrice Friday afternoon about 3 p.m.  near Fifth and Court Street in front of Sunrise Bakery.  A Chevrolet Lumina had caught fire under the hood.  It’s thought the fire was started by an overheated wire.  No one was injured and the car was a total loss. Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners Minutes 9-10-12

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September 10, 2012 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 8:45 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved as presented ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday night.  Several items were on the agenda, including the acceptance of the low bid put in by Vankirk Brothers for the waterline/water plant improvements project.  The low bid was $304,439.70. Linda Swim spoke about LandMark purchasing the Depot and the City buying the land around the Depot.  The city doesn’t want the depot because they don’t ... Read More »