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Two Vehicle Accident Injures Two

On 7-31-2012 at approximately 1600 hours, the Gage County Sheriff’s Office, Wymore Rescue, Blue Springs Fire and QRT and Beatrice Rescue responded to a 2 vehicle injury accident at US Hwy 77 and S. Walnut St in Blue Springs. Elliot Hawkins, age 49 of Wymore was traveling northbound on Hwy 77 in a white 1997 Dodge Intrepid, at approximately S. ...

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MHS Junior Varsity Football Season Cancelled

If you’re planning on attending any Marysville High School Junior Varsity Football games this fall, you can now clear it off your calendar. The upcoming season is officially cancelled, and MHS will field only Varsity and Freshman teams for 2012. Head Coach Eddie Minor says that a decreased amount of players this season combined with the two-platoon system he plans ...

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Pony Express Festival is this Sunday

The local historical society will be hosting a Pony Express Festival at Hollenberg Station near Hanover on Sunday, August 26.  The Hollenberg Station was established in 1857 as a weigh station for groups traveling on the Orergon-California Trail, by Geret and Sophia Hollenberg.  From 1860-1861 the building was operated as a Pony Express Station.  The original building still stands today ...

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FSA Emergency loans available to farmers

Farmers in Nemaha County, who suffered crop or livestock losses due to drought occurring August 7, 2012 and continuing may now apply for Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans,” FSA Farm Loan Manager Kay A. McCoy, said today. Marshall and Pottawatomie Counties also became eligible under existing legislation which provides that farmers in counties bordering on those which have been ...

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Washington County Commissioner Minutes 8-20-12

The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, August 20, 2012 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, and Lou Kern, County Clerk. Absent: Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, due to trial matters. Chairman Mueller called ...

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Marshall County Commissioner Minutes 8-20-12

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 9:00 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved as presented upon a motion ...

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Gage County Bridge gets go ahead for bidding process

A federal aid bridge in Gage County southeast of Wymore has gotten the go ahead for the bidding process. The bridge crosses Indian Creek at 51st Road southeast of Wymore and extends from River Street in Blue Springs to 1st Street in Wymore. Federal funds will provide 90% of the funds for the project and Gage County have to pay ...

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Deadline fast approaching for poster contest

September 14th is the deadline for kids ages 5-13 to enter artwork for a statewide poster contest that focuses on Put the Breaks on Fatalities Day in Kansas. Three Statewide winners will receive family packages from the Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure and the Courtyard by Marriot in Salina along with $50 gas cards from QuikTrip. 18 regional winners will receive ...

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Election approaching for KS Dept of Ag

The Kansas Department of Agriculture reminds prospective candidates for the state’s five grain commodity commissions to begin collecting signatures for the 2013 election.  Corn, wheat, grain sorghum, soybean, and sunflower producers must gather signatures from fellow producers in their region by November 30, 2012.  Districts 7,8, & 9 will hold elections.  Marshall, Nemaha, Pottawatomie, and Riley Counties are part of ...

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Homestead Harvesters sing at Wrigley Field

Thirty-eight members of the Homestead Harmonizers, which is based in Beatrice and has members from around Southeast Nebraska and the Marysville area, sang the National Anthem at Wrigley Field in Chicago on August 11th, prior to the Cubs-Reds game.  One of the members, Mark Pinkerton is friends with Pete Ricketts, whose family owns the Cubs.  They had joked for years ...

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