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Gage County Relay 4 Life Friday Night

The 14th Annual Gage County Relay for Life will take place Friday at 7:00 P.M. Cancer survivors will walk the first lap at 7:00 P.M. At 8:30 Beatrice Police Sergeant Tony Lenners will share his story of hope as a guest speaker. A live auction will begin at 8:00 P.M. and a silent auction will run from 7-10:00 P.M. Organizers ... Read More »

Marshall and Nemaha County Commissioners Continue Talks on Bridge Project

The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, April 25, 2011 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Tim Burdiek leading the flag salute. Present also were Commissioners Mark Wessel and Gary Scoby, Road and Bridge Supervisor Dennis Ronnebaum and Office Manager Janet Linden, and County ... Read More »

Original Copy of the Declaration of Independence in Abilene

An original copy of the Declaration of Independence went on display Tuesday at an Abilene museum as part of a national tour organized by television producer Norman Lear. It will be on display Wednesday at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum as well, and then move on to other sites. Lear’s copy is one of 200 printed on ... Read More »

USD 115 Hires Certified and Office Staff

The Nemaha Central USD 115 temporary board of education has extended contract offers to certified staff for the 2011-2012 school year. Superintendent Darrel Kohlman said the action followed a closed door session during a special meeting Monday evening.  The board also approved the terms and conditions of employment for the teaching staff and hiring of the central office staff. Read More »

Two K-State Freshmen Arrested for Criminal Use of Explosives

Two Kansas State Freshmen have been arrested in connection to pop bottle bombs found on the Kansas State campus near a student housing area.  Kansas State University Police reported that 19-year-old Jacob Termini and 19-year-old Joel Watkins were arrested for criminal use of explosives, which is a felony.  Bond was set at $2,000 each. Read More »

Pickrell Man Arrested for Threatening Others with a Gun

Donny J. Bailey, 25, of Pickrell, Nebraska, was arrested Monday on charges of terroristic threats related to an incident that occurred on April 19th.  According to the police report At 8:25 p.m. Beatrice Police responded to a report of a male with a gun at 1318 Elk St. in Beatrice.   The man had left the residence and was identified as ... Read More »

Hanover Fire Department Responds to Barn Fire

On 042411 the Hanover & Barnes fire Departments were dispatched to the 2900 block of Hilltop Avenue for a barn fire. Other information reported in the Washington County Sheriff’s report: On 041911 Marty Valeka, was arrested by Indiana authorities on a Washington County Warrant for burglary and theft. Valeka was picked up by Washington County authorities and is currently being ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Approves “Option C” for the 7th Street Corridor

?The Marysville City council approved moving forward with a plan labeled “Option C” for the improvement of the 7th Street Corridor. The plan will provide 61 parking spaces and a paved parking lot for the Helvring Center. The council members also approved the use of a $300,000 Kansas Department of Transportation Grant for the project. The city will be responsible ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

COMMISSION MINUTES, April 25, 2011 The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, April 25, 2011 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Present: Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner, Chairman; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner and Kathy Fritz, Deputy County Clerk. Absent were Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner and Lou Kern, County Clerk. Chairman ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

April 25, 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 »