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Campgrounds Closed At Tuttle Creek Amid High Lake Levels


Flooding continues to be a concern across the area as heavy rains have fallen over the last couple of months. Of concern for many right now is the current high levels at Tuttle Creek Lake near Manhattan. On Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers closed two campgrounds at Tuttle Creek, which will last throughout the duration of Country Stampede. ...

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Injury Accident Sends Two To Nemaha Valley Hospital


An injury accident was reported Monday evening at 6:25, three and a half miles east of Seneca on U.S. Highway 36. Marie Fett, 69, of Marysville apparently fell asleep, lost control, and her vehicle went into the ditch striking some trees, then rolled. Marie Fett, and a passenger Wesley Fett, 81, of Marysville were taken to Nemaha Valley Community Hospital in Seneca with possible injuries.

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Pharmacy Fire In Beatrice Under Investigation


A fire in Beatrice early Sunday morning, around 1:30 a.m. destroyed a garage and storage facility at 120 N. Ninth, adjacent to Deines Pharmacy. Two vehicles, and business items valued at $200,000, along with the building value of $60,000 were destroyed in the blaze, which apparently stated in a dumpster next to the building. The fire may have been started by a passerby. Several area residences ...

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Recent Flooding Prompts Meeting With Emergency Officials In Nemaha County


FEMA and the Kansas Emergency Management representatives were to meet Monday in Seneca with Nemaha County and township officials concerning recent flood damage to roads and bridges, and the possibility of receiving monetary assistance for repairs and replacement. It was noted that the state has given written notice that a bridge in Richmond Township should be closed.

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Main Street Beatrice Ribfest 2015 Set For Saturday


June 17, 2015 – Ribfest is here again!  Join Main Street Beatrice for an authentic American Street Celebration of great food, music, and fun!  The Annual Main Street Beatrice Ribfest will take place in the Security First Bank Parking Lot located between 6th & 7th on Ella in Beatrice on Saturday, June 20 from 3 pm to Midnight and is ...

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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – June 15, 2015

Marshall County Kansas

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Robert S. Connell, Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau 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 ...

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Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – June 15, 2015


The Board of County Commission (BOCC) for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, June 15th, 2015 in the Commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Members present:  Tim Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; and Gary Ouellette, Vice-Chairman, 3rd District Commissioner.  Denae Jueneman, County Clerk, was present to record meeting minutes. The next regular ...

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Movement Restrictions For Poultry Events, Exhibitions And Sales Issued In Kansas


Manhattan, Kansas – In an effort to protect the Kansas poultry industry and to promote stronger biosecurity practices throughout the state, Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health has issued a stop movement order, signed by Secretary of Agriculture Jackie McClaskey, targeting Kansas poultry and live birds, effectively cancelling all poultry-related shows and events through calendar year 2015.  This ...

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Heavy Rainfall Causes Tuttle Creek Lake To Rise


Tuttle Creek Lake near Manhattan has risen to 1,107.04 feet above sea level in recent weeks, or 32 feet above normal levels. The Army Corps of Engineers continues to monitor lake levels, and anticipates increasing output from 16,000 cubic feet per second, to 20,000 cubic feet per second to stabilize and lower the lake over the coming days. While the ...

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