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Taddiken and Schwartz Visit Marysville

Senator Mark Taddiken and Representative Sharon Schwartz will provide an update on the current legislative session and answer questions during a legislative forum Saturday morning at 8:30 at the Marysville City Hall. The legislative forum is sponsored by the Marysville Chamber of Commerce and AT&T. Read More »

Fire Destroys Machine Shed and More

Firefighters from Pickrell and Filley were able to save a home when they responded to a fire in a machine shed at 7 p.m. Monday. The shed, owned by Duane and Janice Parde, was located two miles northeast of Zion Lutheran Church in eastern Gage County. According to the firefighters the shed was totally engulfed when they arrived and the ... Read More »

Wymore Man Sentenced to Prison

District Judge Paul Korslund sentenced a 36-year-old Wymore man to 14-15 years in prison Wednesday morning. Paul W. Mick was found guilty of burglary, operating a motor vehicle to avoid arrest and driving under the influence earlier this month after leading Gage County Sheriff’s deputies on a high speed chase with a stolen car last September. In addition to the ... Read More »

Escapee Still At-Large

36 year old Michael Thompson who escaped early Sunday morning from the Richardson County Jail remains at large. He was last seen at a truck stop in St. Joseph, Missouri. Thompson is 6 feet 1 inch tall and very skinny. He is also diabetic. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact local law enforcement. Read More »

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners

February 22, 2011 The Board 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 upon a motion by ... Read More »

Prairie Hills Board Meeting Draws Large Crowd

A special meeting at the Bern High School Gym Monday evening drew a large crowd. The meeting was called by the Prairie Hills USD 113 Board of Education to discuss the possibility of closing the Bern School. Prairie Hills Superintendent Dennis Stones explained the district must to prepare a decrease in funding. State funding was guaranteed for five years when ... Read More »

Recall of Wymore City Council Member Moves Forward

Efforts to recall Wymore City Council member Dan Hawkins continue to move forward. Hawkins has presented a written response that will be attached to the recall petition being circulated. In Hawkins’ response, he says, “I’ve left meetings to protest the Mayor’s refusal to acknowledge and present other experienced candidates that have applied for the vacancy. I’m against the Mayor’s bias ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Minutes, FEBRUARY 22, 2011

The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Tuesday, February 22, 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 Lou Kern, County Clerk Chairman Otott called the meeting to order. Next regular meeting ... Read More »

Washington County Sheriff’s Report

On 021011 on US 36 just west of Thunder Road, Stanley Payeur, Clyde driving a 2003 Dodge struck deer. Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, no injuries were reported. On 021111 Jay Holle of Hanover reported that a 1993 GMC truck registered to Midwest Products of Hanover was stolen. This truck was recovered on February 14th, 2011 by Fairbury Nebraska ... Read More »

Marysville Man Severly Injured in Pursuit

Riley County Police released more information on a pursuit involving Jason Fisher of Marysville. According to the police report at approximately 7 p.m. a pickup driven by Ben Kautz was stopped for a traffic violation. Kautz was arrested for driving under the influence. Police determined both passengers in the vehicle were under the influence of alcohol. It was also discovered ... Read More »