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Fisherman Lands Pickup

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Gage County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a pond near South 80th Road and East Lilac Road Sunday evening after receiving a report of a vehicle in a pond. Beatrice Communications had received a call from some young men who had been fishing at the pond. One of their fishing lines became snagged and in an attempt to retrieve the ... Read More »

Motorcycle Accident Sends Man to Hospital

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A motorcycle accident around noon on Sunday sent a Seneca man to the hospital. The Nemaha County Sheriff‘s office says 38-year-old Jimmy Griffith was traveling south on J Road, a ¼ mile north of 136th Road, when he lost control of his motorcycle and left the roadway. Griffith was transported to the Nemaha Valley Community Hospital in Seneca by private ... Read More »

Three Sabetha Teens Injured in Accident

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Three Sabetha teens were injured last Thursday in a single-vehicle accident on a Nemaha County road. The Nemaha County Sheriff‘s office says 16-year-old Sarah Edelman was traveling east on 184th Road, between S and R Roads, when her car slid off the roadway, went through a fence and overturned. Edelman and two passengers, 14-year-old Alex Edelman and 14-year-old Treavor Schmelzle ... Read More »

Arrest Expected in Marysville Pool Incident

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On Friday, the Marysville Pool manager requested Marysville Police meet with her concerning a possible issue with a disorderly man. Marysville responded and spoke to the manager and interviewed several children. Marysville Police then escorted a male off the pool property. The incident remains under investigation and according to Chief Todd Ackerman charges are expected to be filed sometime Tuesday. ... Read More »

Stephen MaComber Sentenced

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A Topeka man convicted of wounding a Marshall County Sheriff‘s deputy and taking an elderly Blue Rapids woman hostage last June has been sentenced to nearly 83 ½ years in prison. District Judge John Weingart sentenced 44-year-old Stephen Macomber Friday on 10 felony counts-including attempted first-degree murder and kidnapping– in two separate cases. A Marshall County jury found Macomber guilty ... Read More »

Ashland Man Arrested for Sexual Assault in Beatrice

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An Ashland man was arrested in Beatrice on Thursday for attempted first degree sexual assault. Douglas Vance, 34, responded to a community website posting on June 21. Over the next nine days, Vance exchanged emails and text messages with the person who made the posting. According to court documents, Vance agreed to come to Beatrice and have sex in exchange ... Read More »

SRS Closing Marysville Office

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The Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services plans to close nine service centers across Kansas in a cost-cutting move–including the office in Marysville. The agency said Friday that SRS beneficiaries will see no disruption in services as their cases are reassigned. No staff layoffs are anticipated since workers will be reassigned to neighboring offices. The Legislature directed SRS to ... Read More »

Extra Caution Needed During Extreme Heat

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The National Weather Service is reminding the public each afternoon through Saturday that air temperatures will range from the middle 90s to around 100 degrees and heat index values will range from 102 to 107 degrees. With the prolonged period of heat expected…the risk for heat related illnesses will increase each day during the peak afternoon hours. Take extra precautions ... Read More »

Heat Wave Affecting Livestock

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A heat wave engulfing Kansas for the next few days is threatening cattle in the state‘s feedlots while further stressing crops already struggling with drought conditions. Feedlot owners are making preparations to cope with triple-digit temperatures expected across much of the state. Livestock producers are expecting the heat index for livestock to reach emergency levels today into the weekend. Producers ... Read More »

City Council Extends Fireworks Hours

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On Monday Marysville City Council approved a change in the use of fireworks within city limits. The council approved extending the hours that fireworks can legally be set off on Saturday, Sunday and Monday to Midnight. Read More »