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Patrol Reports Christmas Weekend Holiday Activity

KHP personnel assisted 858 motorists over the holiday weekend The Kansas Highway Patrol is releasing its Christmas Weekend Holiday activity. The reporting period for the holiday weekend ran from 6:00 p.m. on Friday, December 23 through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, December 26. Preliminary KHP results indicate it was a fairly safe weekend on Kansas roads, with the Patrol working no ... Read More »

Snowy Owls Sighted

Snowy owls have been seen in Washington and Nemaha Counties.  Snowy owls are about 2 feet tall with a wingspan that can reach up to nearly 5 feet long. And a lack of food in their natural tundra habitat in Canada is driving them south to Kansas and Missouri. Mark Robbins, a Kansas University ornithologist, is hoping that if people ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Minutes 12-27-11

The Marysville City Council met Tuesday.  A recent decision to provide electronic tablets for council members, and department heads in an effort to reduce paper waste was brought forward by the mayor for discussion.  Following a lengthy debate, a decision to move forward with essentially the same plan as was originally proposed passed the chamber on a 7-1 vote. The ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners Minutes 12-27-11

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Charles R. Loiseau, Chairman; Thomas K. Holle and Robert S. Connell member; and Sonya L. Stohs,CountyClerkpresent. The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved as presented upon a motion by Thomas K. ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners Minutes 12-27-11

COMMISSION MINUTES, December 27, 2011            The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Tuesday, December 27, 2011 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner, Chairman; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, and Lou Kern, County Clerk.    .  Absent:  Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, due ... Read More »

Ruby Hoeflicker, Wife of Former KNDY Owner Herb Hoeflicker, Passed Away Wednesday

Ruby Hoeflicker, wife of former KNDY owner Herb Hoeflicker, passed away Wednesday in Columbia, Mo. Obituary Courtesy of Kinsley’s Mortuary Ruby Hoeflicker, 69, of Edwards, MO, died Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at Columbia, MO. Visitation will be Monday, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Kinsley Mortuary. A rosary service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Monday, December 26 at St. ... Read More »

Odell Man Injured in Accident

An Odell man was injured in a two-vehicle crash that resulted in minor injuries for three individuals Wednesday afternoon.  The accident occurred at 16th and Market Street in Beatrice Wednesday afternoon. There, authorities came upon a sports utility vehicle on its top in a yard on the southeast corner of the intersection. According to Beatrice Police a car driven by ... Read More »

Second Annual Roc Day Celebration Approaches

Roc Day II, a gathering for fiber enthusiasts, quilters, spinners, weavers and other crafters will be held Saturday, January 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Lee Dam Center for Fine Art in Marysville, KS. The event is sponsored by the Marshall County Arts Cooperative.  The public is invited.   Roc Day, also known as Saint Distaff’s Day, ... Read More »

Remembering the Fallen Display in Fairbury

The display — Remembering Our Fallen — is on display at the First National Bank North Branch, 1411 K St., during business hours through Dec. 30. Remembering Our Fallen serves as a reminder of the 117 men and women from Nebraska and western Iowa who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country. While viewing the display visitors may view an ... Read More »

Nemaha County Board Minutes

    UNOFFICIAL MINUTES — These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting.   December 19, 2011 Unofficial   The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, December 19, 2011 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Tim Burdiek ... Read More »