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Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – June 8, 2015


The Board of County Commission (BOCC) for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, June 8th, 2015 in the Commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Tim Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; and Gary Ouellette, Vice-Chairman, 3rd District Commissioner. Denae Jueneman, County Clerk, was present to record meeting minutes. The next regular ...

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Worldly Entertainment for Homestead Days 2015


Have you ever heard Andean music?  Or wondered why women wore those torture devices known as corsets?  Come and tap your toes to Czech polka and much more at Homestead National Monument of America during Homestead Days 2015.  Friday, Saturday, and Sunday June 19–21, 2015, Homestead will feature nine different presenters and performers at the Education Center, Heritage Center and ...

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Washington County Wheat Plot Tour Wednesday


The River Valley Extension District Wheat Plot Tour Wednesday, June 10, includes a stop at 3 p.m. at the Gary Hatesohl farm, just north of the Washington County Airport, then proceeding to the Ohlde Seed Farm plot at Palmer at 6. For additional details, contact Kim Larson at RVED at (785) 243-8185.

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2015 Marshall County Wheat Plot Tour Rescheduled Date


The Marshall County Extension Service in cooperation with Trisha, Don, and Mike Mathewson of Axtell will now be holding the Marshall County Wheat Plot Tour on Thursday, June 18. The tour will begin at 6:00 P.M. at Mathewson Farm. From Axtell go North on 30th Rd – 5 miles (you will only see 4 roads), turn left (West) on Deer ...

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Flooding Update On Area Rivers & Tuttle Creek Lake


The National Weather Service still has flood warnings in effect for area rivers on Monday morning. The latest update from the National Weather Service indicates a flood warning is still in effect for the Big Blue River at Beatrice and Barneston. In Beatrice, the river was at 20.8 feet, or 2.8 feet above flood stage at 7:45 a.m. Monday. The ...

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Injury Accident Reported In Home City Saturday


An injury accident was reported Saturday afternoon, shortly before 5 p.m. in Marshall County, on US Highway 36 at the railroad tracks in Home City. Michael Dixon, 69, of Axtell, lost control at the crossing. He was transported to Community Memorial Hospital in Marysville.

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KDOT Announces Furlough Effects On Operations


During the period of staff furloughs, the Kansas Department of Transportation will maintain many of its usual public services. Roadside maintenance and operations – Reduced KDOT field crews will be available for traffic control needed to shut down roads in emergency situations, such as flooding or traffic crashes. Routine mowing operations will be suspended. Crews will only remove dead animals ...

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Doctor Fernando Ugarte Exhibition Open At Lee Dam Center


The Lee Dam Center for Fine Art is pleased to announce a new exhibition of the works of Fernando Ugarte, M.D., F.A.C.S. opening Thursday, June 4, 2015 and running through the month of June. A special reception will be held on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the center in conjunction with a Chamber of ...

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23rd Annual Tour Nebraska To Travel Through Area Saturday & Sunday


Some 425 vehicles, all 30 years and older, will participate in a 600 mile, 2 day driving tour of southeast Nebraska Saturday and Sunday, as the Nebraska Rod and Custom Association will host the 23rd Annual Tour Nebraska. The Sunday route departs west from Lincoln bound for Seward, then drops south toward Beatrice, where a brief stop is planned at the Gage County Fairgrounds from ...

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