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Washington County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

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COMMISSION MINUTES, April 30, 2012            The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, April 30, 2012 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney and Lou Kern, County Clerk.      Chairman ... Read More »

Road Closure Dominates County Commissioner’s Meeting

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April 30, 2012   The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Robert S. Connell member s 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 ... Read More »

Prairie Hills USD 113 President Dies from Accident Injuries

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63-year-old Roger Brockhoff passed away Thursday at the K-U Medical Center in Kansas City.  He was injured in April 4th explosion at Brockhoff Manufacturing.   Brockhoff and another employee were working on a grain auger when the explosion occurred. The exact cause of the explosion is unknown.  The other employee was treated for minor injuries at the Sabetha Community Hospital and ... Read More »

RSVP of Northeast Kansas’ 35th Annual Recognition Banquet,

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Bloodmobile: Axtell Bloodmobile: Sarah Porting Marysville Bloodmobile:  Verla Lindeen; Waterville Bloodmobile:  Bevy Roepke and Eunice Larson; Frankfort Bloodmobile: Shirley Anderson. Business of the Year:  Blue Valley Telecommunications –  Jada Ackerman; Candice Wright; Emily Boeckman; Dennis Doyle, General Manager; and Andy Torrey.   Bryton Stoll: Singer/Songwriter   30 Year Member:  Alice Rowland   25 Year Members:  Front Row:  Marge Smith, Frankfort; Elvera ... Read More »

Hollenberg Pony Express Station to Open May 9th

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The Hollenberg Pony Express Station will open on May 9th.  The Friends of Hollenberg Station will have a meeting at the Hollenberg Station Visitors Center near Hanover, Kans., on Wednesday, May 9 at 7:00 p.m. The new site director, Catherine McCartney, has also been invited to attend this meeting Anyone interested in the activities of the group, or interested in ... Read More »

Gage County Third Graders Farm Education Event

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Third graders in Gage County will enjoy a day on the farm this Wednesday.  The youth will be provided with seven stations to learn about life on the farm.  Sessions will include information about cows, pigs, sheep, chickens, grain and farm-to-table.  The event is sponsored by the Gage County Agricultural Society and the University of Nebraska Lincoln Extension Office. Read More »

Barnes man arrested in Beatrice Saturday

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A Barnes man was arrested early Saturday morning in Beatrice on suspicion of several charges.  One of the charges include fourth offense of driving under the influence.  Beatrice police were called to Ninth and Jefferson Streets at around3:05Saturday morning to complaints about a vehicle revving it’s motor and squealing it’s tires.  The driver was later identified as Terrence J. Privett ... Read More »

Rep. Sharon Schwartz files for re-election

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State Representative Sharon Schwarz has filed for re-election.  She is seeking her 8th 2 year term and represents the 106th district which includes Marshall and Washington Counties and the northern part of Riley County.  Filing deadline is noon June 1st with the primary election to be held on August 7th and the general election November 6th.  No one else has ... Read More »

K-110 Bridge work scheduled to begin Monday

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Weather permitting, work will begin Monday April 30th for the K-110 bridge, located about 1/2 mile north of the K-110 and U.S. 36 intersection inMarshallCounty.  A 24-foot wide reinforced bridge structure will be replaced with a 32-foot wide reinforced concrete box.  Beginning Monday mid-afternoon, all lanes of the 2 mile stretch of K-110 will be closed for the duration of ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes

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MARYSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MET MONDAY, MEETING FIRST IN EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR AN HOUR TO DISCUSS PERSONNEL.  NO DECISIONS WERE MADE.    A PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD REGARDING AMENDMENT OF THE TRANSIENT GUEST TAX BUDGET FOR TRAVEL AND TOURISM.  THE BUDGET WAS ESSENTIALLY DOUBLED TO $84,000.  FUNDING WAS AVAILABLE THROUGH GUEST TAX RECEIPTS, WHICH WERE UP CONSIDERABLY LAST YEAR, DUE IN ... Read More »