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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 »

Three Barneston Children Burned – Update

Additional information has been released by the Gage County Sheriff’s Office concerning a story reported yesterday by KNDY news. On Sunday rescuers responded to 402 Wyatt Street in Barneston Nebraska in reference to three children who had received burns. It was determined that while a pot of boiling water was on the stove, a 4 year old female opened the ... Read More »

Semi Hits Train East of Seneca

A semi-tractor trailer struck a train at a railroad crossing on U.S. 36 Highway just east of Seneca injuring three Springfield, Missouri residents. The accident occurred Saturday at approximately 4:15 in the morning. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a semi driven by 34-year-old Marcus Andrew Taylor was traveling west and didn‘t see the railroad crossing lights due to the fog. ... Read More »

Three Barneston Children Severly Burned

Fire and rescue teams responded to a report from Barneston that three young children had been burned by boiling water. Rescuers responded to the 400 block of Wyatt Street in Barneston Saturday evening at approximately 7 p.m. According to one rescuer the burns were severe and the children were all under the age of 5. Two children were transported to ... Read More »

Plane Crashes in Sabetha

No serious injuries were reported when a small plane crashed at the Sabetha Airport Sunday afternoon. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 84-year-old Alvin Wenger of Powhattan was attempting to land his 1967 Cessna 150H Fixed Wing single engine plane when it crashed shortly before 1:50 p.m. due to operator error. Alvin Wenger was not injured. A passenger, 59-year-old Ronald Wenger ... Read More »

Blue Rapid’s Swimming Pool Subject of Meeting

A public meeting to discuss the future of the Blue Rapids Swimming pool will be held Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. The meeting will take place in the Community Center in Blue Rapids. Anyone with an interest in the future of the pool is encouraged to attend. Read More »

Owner Blames EPA for Business Closure

Since 1997, Setzer’s manufacturing and HeatSource 1 in Beatrice will discontinue the manufacturing of their outdoor wood furnaces immediately. According to a press release issued by the Setzers, HeatSource 1 will close due to a recent ruling by the Environmental Protection Agency which deemed the testing method of outdoor wood furnaces flawed. As a result, manufacturers of wood furnaces are ... Read More »

Work Begins on Highway 77 Bridge

On Tuesday, August 9, a bridge replacement project began on US-77 over the Big Blue River located one-half mile east of the city of Blue Rapids in Marshall County. The new bridge and realigned US-77 roadway will be built just east of the existing bridge and highway, along with a portion of K-9 that will be realigned to tie into ... Read More »