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Macomber Found Guilty of Second Degree Murder

A Shawnee County Jury needed less than an hour to find Steven Macomber guilty of 2nd Degree Murder in the June 7, 2010, shooting of Ryan K. Lofton.  The prosecution had sought a charge of 1st Degree Murder.   Macomber, who represented himself, took the stand and testified the gun accidently discharged killing Lofton.   After placing the condition of the weapon ...

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Marysville Man Arrested for Drug Possession in Beatrice

Beatrice police responded to a call reporting a suspicious SUV parked in an area that is not open for unauthorized vehicles.  Officers found Volgar near the vehicle.  Police asked Volgar for consent to search his person and the vehicle. Volgar agreed.  Officers found was a glass pipe with marijuana residue, a pill bottle with no label and several pills inside, ...

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Cows Killed In Train Trailer Collision

Several cows were killed in a trailer were killed when the trailer was hit by a Union Pacific train.  The Nemaha County, Nebraska Sheriff’s Department says 75-year-old Edgar Bredemeier of Stella was driving a truck pulling a stock trailer on 721 Road, when a northbound Union Pacific locomotive struck the trailer Monday morning. Ten cows in the trailer were either ...

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New Year’s Baby Born at CMH

Marysville, KS – Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) has a New Year’s Baby 2012. Trevor Dean Harries, son of Craig and Kelly (Walter) Harries, was born January 8, 2012 at 2:31 AM. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and measured 20.5 inches long. CMH Family practitioner Dr. Randy Brown made the delivery. Born several days after his due date, Trevor’s parents ...

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Washington County Sheriff Reports Several Injury Accidents

On 121411 on K 15 at MM 236 Chad Hammond, Clay Center driving a 2003 Chevrolet struck deer.  Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, no injuries were reported.    On 122011 on K 15 1/2 mile south of 7th Road, Ronald Scarrow, Clyde driving a 2005 Chrysler lost control due to slush on highway, overturning vehicle.  Damage estimated at more ...

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Nemaha Commissioners’ Minutes

    UNOFFICIAL MINUTES — These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting.   January 9, 2012 Unofficial   The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, January 9, 2012 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Wessel ...

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Washington COMMISSION MINUTES, January 9, 2012

                     The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, January 9, 2012 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, who is on maternity leave.   Chairman ...

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Marshall County Minutes

January 9, 2012   The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Charles R. Loiseau, Chairman; Thomas K. Holle and Robert S. Connell members; and Sonya L. Stohs,CountyClerkpresent.   The meeting was called to order at9:00 a.m.   The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute.   The minutes and agenda were approved as presented ...

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State Board Seeks Cut in Westar Rates

A state board that represents residential customers and small businesses in Kansas is recommending an $11.6 million cut in the electric rates charged by Westar Energy. The Citizens‘ Utility Ratepayers Board filed its proposal Thursday with the Kansas Corporation Commission, which regulates utilities. Topeka-based Westar is the largest electric utility in Kansas, and it‘s seeking a rate increase of nearly ...

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Blue Rapids Woman Testifies at Murder Trial

Hedy Saville of Blue Rapids testified Tuesday at the trial of Stephen Alan Macomber.  Macomber is on trial in Topeka for the shooting death of Ryan Lofton.  He is charged with premeditated first-degree murder and criminal possession of a firearm.  The incident occurred on June 7, 2011.   Saville was kidnapped June 7th by Macomber after he shot a Marshall ...

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