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Power Outage Affected Over 400 Westar Customers

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A power outage Tuesday night left 429 Westar customers in the dark.   According to a Westar spokesperson a mechanical part failed causing the outage that lasted from 6:30 to 8:40 in the evening.  The East side of Marysville, Oketo, Home, and Beattie were affected by the outage.  A brief outage was experienced by a larger area when the system was ... Read More »

Marysville Woman Pleads “Not Guilty” to Murder

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A Marysville woman has pleaded “ not guilty” to a charge of first-degree murder in the shooting death of her husband. Amanda “ Marina” Baynton plead “not guilty” to first-degree murder Tuesday in Marshall County District Court. Baynton is charged in the shooting death of her husband, Derek. The incident occurred June 8th at the couple’s home in Marysville. Baynton ... Read More »

Wymore Man Sentenced for Weapon’s Charge

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A Wymore man was sentenced in United States District Court on Friday for weapons charges. Southeast Nebraska Area Drug Enforcement Task Force press release reports that 21-year-old Christopher L. Volle was sentenced to 30 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for the charges. The task force with help from the Wymore Police Department and the Bureau ... Read More »

Beatrice Owes the State Bank of Odell Nearly $300,000

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A Gage County District Judge ruled the City of Beatrice owes the State Bank of Odell $293,420 for failing to repay a loan it guaranteed by a Beatrice business. Blue Valley Automation held a promissory note with Beatrice in the amount of $200,000. District Judge Daniel Bryan Jr. ruled Beatrice owes the Odell bank money after the City guaranteed a ... Read More »

Washington County Minutes

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 COMMISSION MINUTES, December 5, 2011            The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, December 5, 2011 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present: Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner, Chairman; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner; Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney and Lou Kern, County Clerk.  Absent:  Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner.   Chairman ... Read More »

Marshall County Board Meeting Minutes

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December 5, 2011   The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with Thomas K. Holle acting Chairman and Robert S. Connell member; and Sonya L. Stohs,CountyClerkpresent.   Commissioner Loiseau was absent from the meeting.    The meeting was called to order at9:00 a.m.   The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute.   The minutes and ... Read More »

Southeast CC Music, Theater Students To Hold Free Concert Dec. 9 & 10

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Southeast Community College music and theatre students will present a free concert Dec. 9 and 10. Students will take the audience back in time, specifically to 1943, throughout the “Our Classic Radio Show,” which will be held at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 9 in the Truman Center on SCC’s Beatrice Campus, and again at 12:45 p.m. Dec. 10 at Savannah Pines, ... Read More »

Gage County Sheriff’s Department Investigating Rape Case

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The Gage County Sheriff’s Office is currently in the process of investigating a Sexual Assault of a female that occurred in rural Gage County.  One suspect has been arrested and charged with 1st Degree Sexual Assault, Terroristic Threats, and Tampering with a Witness.  Names are being withheld to protect the victim of the crime.  More information will be provided as the ... Read More »

State of Kansas Protests Proposed Child Labor Law Changes

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Gov. Sam Brownback and other Kansas officials say proposed rules from the federal government would limit youth farm work too much. Brownback and Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt have sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Labor, protesting proposed changes in regulations for young farm laborers. The state‘s secretaries of agriculture, labor and commerce sent their own statement, asking ... Read More »

State of Kansas Awards Road Construction Bids

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The State of Kansas has approved several bids on roadwork in the listening area.  Shilling Construction received the contract to recycle and overlay a nearly 15-mile stretch of U.S. 36 Highway in Marshall and Nemaha Counties from the K-87 junction to the west junction of K-63 at a cost of about $3 million. Dustrol Inc. of Towanda was awarded the ... Read More »