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Man who attempted to make police shoot him found insane

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The case against Barry Vilda has been dismissed from Gage County District Court and he will instead be committed to a mental health facility. Vilda, 46, of Beatrice, was arrested on Nov. 6, 2009 after breaking through the front door of the Gage County Sheriff’s Office with a pry bar. He then had a stand off with deputies as he ... Read More »

$2,500 in Tools Donated to Nemaha Valley Schools

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Prime Source Building Products of Kansas City offered a donation of several power tools for the Industrial Arts program in Seneca.  The Nemaha Valley School Board accepted the donation valued at over $2,500.  According to Nemaha Valley Teacher Bruce Stanley the tools will be used in the construction of several small buildings.  A local couple has agreed to purchase the ... Read More »

Unemployment Rises!

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Unemployment rose during the month November in all but one Kansas County.  Kansas Department of Labor released the unemployment figures Friday.  Atchison County was the only county to see a decrease from 8.3 percent down to 8.0 percent. Marshall County unemployment was 4.8 percent up from 4.4 percent in October, Washington County increased from 3.8 percent in October to 4.2 ... Read More »

Kansas Attorney General Elect Will Watch Federal EPA Regulations

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Kansas Attorney General-elect Derek Schmidt announced this week that his office will keep an eye on any environmental regulations coming from the federal government that might exceed federal authority. The Republican Schmidt takes office next month. He said, “I think we’re in a period of time here where it’s going to be important for states’ legal representatives to keep an ... Read More »

Corrections officer foils escape plan

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At approximately 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday the 14th, 2010, Gage County Corrections Lieutenant Mulbery heard a banging noise coming from the cell block area.   At that time, all inmates were removed from the cell block area.  Arrangements were made with other facilities and they were transported out immediately.  A six inches by six inches hole was located on the west wall ... Read More »

Seneca fire causes businesses to move

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The recent fire at 417 Main Street in Seneca has affected other businesses in the downtown area.  NEK-CAP Inc. is relocating to their Outreach Office located at 209 N. 8th Street in Seneca. Jessica Kramer, Family Network Specialist, can be contacted at the lower level of the NEK-CAP, Inc. Head Start Center Monday, Wednesday and Fridays or by calling at ... Read More »

Help for veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome is now available

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While statistics show roughly eight percent of all Americans have some form of Post Traumatic Stress, that number balloons to 30 percent for veterans and active service personnel. Stay Strong Nation, a non-profit organization working to help veterans and service personnel cope with Post-Traumatic Stress/Traumatic Brain Injury (PTS/TBI), recently formed to provide assistance for veterans. Stay Strong Nation is a ... Read More »

Council Approves Sewer Rate Increase – Complete Ordinance

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AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING USER CHARGES FOR THE CITY’S WASTEWATER (SEWER) TREATMENT WORKS, REPEALING ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF MARYSVILLE, KANSAS: SECTION 1. Effective January 1, 2011 wastewater (sewer) rates required to be charged and collected through its officers and agents furnished by the wastewater works of said City shall be ... Read More »

Water Rate Increase Approved – Complete Ordinance

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AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING RATES TO BE CHARGED FOR WATER FURNISHED BY THE WATER WORKS OF THE CITY OF MARYSVILLE AND REPEALING ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF MARYSVILLE, KANSAS: SECTION 1. Effective January 1, 2011, water rates required to be charged and collected through its officers and agents for water furnished ... Read More »

Semi and van collide near Homestead National Monument

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On Monday, December 13, 2010 at approximately 1520 hours, the Gage County Sheriff’s Office, Beatrice Fire and Rescue, Beatrice Rural Fire, Star Care V and a Homestead Law Enforcement Ranger responded to a two vehicle injury accident located ¼ mile west of Southwest 75th Road on West Highway 4 involving a Semi-Trailer.   Scott V. Hulse, 45 of Friend, Nebraska ... Read More »