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Governor Brownback Orders Flags to be Flown at Half Staff Friday

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has ordered flags in the state to be flown at half-staff Friday in honor of Chief Warrant Officer 2 Bryan Nichols. Nichols was among 30 Americans killed on August 6th when their helicopter crashed in Afghanistan. Funeral services will be held for the Army Helicopter Pilot in Hays, where he grew up and graduated high school. ... Read More »

Preliminary Hearing for Carroll Postponed

The preliminary hearing for the felony theft case filed against former Marshall County Attorney Brian Carroll has been postponed until September 13th. Carroll is accused of misappropriating more than 70,000 dollars from the Marysville Berean Church. The misappropriation of funds took place between August 2006 and November 2010. Carroll was serving as the church treasurer during that time. The case ... Read More »

United Bank and Trust Receives 16.5 Million in Small Business Lending Funds

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that United Bank and Trust of Marysville received a total of $16.5 million as part of the next wave of funding provided through the Small Business Lending Fund (SBLF). The SBLF, which was established as part of the Small Business Jobs Act that President Obama signed into law, encourages community banks to ... Read More »

KHP Stresses Back to School Safety

BACK TO SCHOOL SAFETY STRESSED AS SCHOOL RESUMES With students getting back to school, there are some important safety reminders the Kansas Highway Patrol would like to point out to students, parents, and motorists in Kansas. Tips for Children • Do not hurry to get on or off the bus. Get to the bus stop at least five minutes before ... Read More »

Governor Orders Flags to be Flown at Half Staff Thursday

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has ordered flags across the state to be flown at half-staff on Thursday. The directive is in honor of Specialist Spencer Duncan, of Olathe, who died while serving the U.S. Army in Afghanistan. 21-year-old Duncan was one of 30 Americans killed in action when their helicopter was shot down. Read More »

Nemaha County Commissioners Continue Discussion About Ambulance Services

UNOFFICIAL MINUTES — These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. August 15, 2011 Unofficial The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, August 15, 2011 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Tim Burdiek leading the flag salute. ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

August 15, 2011 The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Charles R. Loiseau, Chairman; Robert S. Connell and Thomas K. Holle 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 ... Read More »

Woman Injured When Explosive Overturns Boat

On Saturday at approximately 7 p.m. the Gage County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Beatrice Community Hospital in reference to injuries to a pregnant female caused by an explosive. Upon arrival at the emergency room, deputies made contact with a 26 year old Beatrice woman. She advised that she was traveling down the Big Blue River near Dewitt in a ... Read More »

Second Suspect Arrested in Bern School Burglary

The Nemaha County Sheriff‘s Department has arrested 30-year-old Brandon Frye of Oneida Friday on a Nemaha County warrant charging him with burglary, theft and criminal damage to property. The warrant was the result of an investigation into a burglary last month at the Bern school. Frye was also arrested on a second warrant for probation violation. Frye remains in the ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioner’s Minutes

COMMISSION MINUTES, August 15, 2011 The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, August 15, 2011 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner, Chairman; Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney and Lou Kern, County Clerk. Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner was absent. Lou Kern, County ... Read More »