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Only Two Counties Not Declared Disaster Areas

Washington and Marshall County are the only two counties in the state that have not been declared disaster areas by the Governor.  Both counties have received rain in the last six weeks, but according to farmers the rain was not wide spread.    Gene Ottens, a farmer visiting from Illinois said it that Marshall County had a lot more green ...

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Burn Bans Across KNDY Listening Area

Nearly every county and city in the KNDY listening area has instituted a burn ban due to the dry conditions.  Anyone intending to start a burn should contact their local law enforcement, city clerk or emergency management office before starting the burn.  Persons starting burns during the bans may be subject to fines and possible arrest.

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Marshall County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

July 23, 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 9:00 a.m.    The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute.   The minutes and agenda ...

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Washington Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

           COMMISSION MINUTES, July 23, 2012            The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, July 23, 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, Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney and Lou Kern, County Clerk.  ...

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Palmateer Named Outstanding Volunteer

This year’s Marshall County Fair volunteer is Dan Palmateer was recognized at the 2012 Marshall County Fair Outstanding Volunteer. Palmateer is a former agriculture teacher and FFA sponsor at Valley Heights High School.  

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US 136 Under Construction

A fog seal project will begin this week on US 136 west of Beatrice.  The Nebraska Department of Roads will be sealing the road from reference post 165 to reference post 175.  Work will take approximately five days.  Traffic may be limited to one lane and a pilot car will be used.  The speed limit will be reduced to 45 ...

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Former Seneca Business Bounces Payroll Checks

Lag Design Custom Wood Doors Inc. closed on May 1st.  Owner Rilie Tilley released the 30 plus employees with less than one days notice.  Now more than a dozen of the former employees have paychecks that cannot be cashed due to insufficient funds.  In addition, former employees learned the deductions were taken out from the last three paychecks; however, the ...

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Centralia Lake Under “Public Health Advisory”

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says Centralia Lake has been placed under a “Public Health Advisory” due to the threat of toxic blue green algae.   KDHE says water activities like boating and fishing may be safe. However, direct contact with the water—such as wading and swimming—is strongly discouraged for people, pets and livestock. Fish from the lakes ...

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CMH Announces New Board

Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) announces the following members to its 2012-2013 CMH Foundation Board: John Howard, Chair, Marysville; Joyce Stryker, Vice-Chair, Waterville; Bette Lammerding, Secretary, Marysville; Ken Kickhaefer, Marysville; Sharon Owen, Frankfort; John Schwartz, Blue Rapids; and Jerry Zanker, Marysville.   The foundation board is currently working on funding for the new dialysis clinic located in the hospital’s South Plaza. ...

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Identity Released of Man Who Died Following Police Chase

The name of the man who died at the end of a police chase late Monday night in Pawnee and Richardson Counties has been released, as the investigation into incident continues. The victim is identified as 19-year-old Justin Kanniard, whose last known residence was in Pawnee City and Steinauer. Kanniard was driving a blue Dodge pickup that led officers from ...

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