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Wymore Council Finally at Full Strength

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Mayor Dan Guenther appointed Don Sullivan to fill the seat left vacant after Dan Hawkins was recalled on May 10. Sullivan was approved by the rest of the council and sworn in by Wymore City Attorney Andy Carothers. He then took his seat at the end of the council table where Hawkins used to sit. Sullivan, a self employed contractor, ... Read More »

Wymore Rescue Needs More Radios

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Wymore Rescue representative Gary Genrich asked the Wymore city council Wednesday night asking if the Wymore Fire Department could loan some radios to the rescue department. Genrich said the rescue department has applied for different grants and hopes to eventually have radios of its own but are currently in need of more radios. Mark Meints, a member of Wymore Fire ... Read More »

The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, May 31, 2011

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The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, May 31, 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 County Clerk Mary Kay Schultejans recording ... Read More »

Testimony in the Macomber Trial Began on Tuesday

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The trial of Stephen Macomber started on Tuesday. Seven of nine expected prosecution witnesses testified on Tuesday. Marshall County Deputy Fernando Salcedo showed jurors scars on his wrist and back from gunshot wounds suffered during the shootout. Salcedo also testified that several metal rods were placed in his wrist where bones were fractured. Macomber was also injured during the initial ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioner’s Meeting Minutes

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May 31, 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 »

Washington COMMISSION MINUTES, May 31, 2011

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The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 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; Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney and Kathy Fritz, Deputy County Clerk. Chairman Otott called the meeting to order. The next ... Read More »

Crowds Brave Winds to Pay Respects to Veterans

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In Marysville crowds braved wind gusts of approximately 40 mph to pay respect to veterans both living and past. A crowd of almost one hundred, including many boy and cub scouts, decorated the creek south of Marysville during a short service honoring fallen veterans. The scouts, many of whom had started placing flags at area cemeteries as early as six ... Read More »

Jury Selection Begins for Attempted Murder Trial.

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Jury selection is scheduled to begin Tuesday for the trial for Stephen Macomber, a Topeka man charged in the attempted murder of a Marshall County Sheriff‘s deputy. In March, Macomber pleaded ” not guilty” to nine counts in Marshall County District Court. The charges, including attempted first-degree murder, were filed in connection with the shooting of Marshall County Deputy Fernando ... Read More »

Copper Thieves May Be Stealing Camper Cords

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Beatrice Police have received more than 20 theft reports involving the theft of power cords from campers. Two similar thefts have been reported in Marysville. According to Beatrice Police Captain Geral Lamkin the cords are a heavy duty extension cord worth up to 150 dollars. They cords generally have a lot more copper than normal extension cords, making them targets for ... Read More »