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SCC Enrollment Increases Nearly 3 Percent For Fall Quarter

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Enrollment for the Fall Quarter at Southeast Community College increased nearly 3 percent from the same time a year ago, according to a recent report. Information released by the Administrative Services Office indicates that full-time equivalency increased 2.89 percent for the Fall Quarter, which began Oct. 4. An FTE student is equivalent to 45 quarter credit hours or 30 semester ... Read More »

Area Election Preview from KNDY News

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Voters Tuesday will choose national, state, and local candidates.  Polls for the general election will be open 7 am to 7 pm. A one cent sales tax increase for the city of Marysville that would fund a proposed new swimming pool, park and tennis court improvements, and provide for construction of a new fire station will be on the ballot.  ... Read More »

Things to know if you can’t pay your gas or electric bill

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A rule preventing utility companies from disconnecting Kansas residents during extreme cold takes effect as the calendar turns to November. The cold weather rule is enforced by the Kansas Corporation Commission and runs from Monday through March 31. It prevents utilities from disconnecting natural gas or electric service for nonpayment when temperatures of 35 or lower are forecast for the ... Read More »

Seneca man injuried in rollover accident

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A 20-year-old Seneca man was seriously injured when he was ejected from his pick-up truck in a one-vehicle accident just after 1 a.m. Sunday on a Pottawatomie County road. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported Jonathan M. Dawson was traveling north on Onaga Rd., about five and a half miles north of Onaga.  Dawson failed to negotiate a curve, his truck ... Read More »

Beatrice woman injured in rollover accident

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On Tuesday, a single vehicle rollover accident with a person trapped was reported on Oak Road. 36 year old Debbie Milligan of Beatrice was found trapped inside of the vehicle.  Her vehicle rolled one and a half times before arriving at final rest in the south ditch partially in a corn field.  Milligan was extricated and transported to Beatrice Community ... Read More »

Grand Jury clears Gage County Corrections

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A Gage County Grand Jury ruled Friday that former jail inmate Cecil Creek died from natural causes. In July 73-year-old Creek was found unresponsive in his cell, was taken to Beatrice Community Hospital and pronounced dead. Nebraska State law requires a grand jury be convened whenever someone dies while in custody. The proceeding is closed to the public. Gage County ... Read More »

The 8-Wonders of Kansas People Contest Winners

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The Kansas Sampler Foundation in Inman announced the winners of the 8-Wonders of Kansas People contest Yesterday afternoon. The list includes Amelia Earhart, the Buffalo Soldiers, Carry Nation, Father Emil Kapaun, James Naismith, Martin and Osa Johnson, William Allen White and the only entry from North Central Kansas – George Washington Carver. The famous agri-scientist and inventor was best known ... Read More »

Halloween Safety Tips

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Halloween is one of the most popular and one of the most dangerous holidays of the year. The actual Halloween this year is officially this coming Sunday but be prepared because some local civic organizations start their celebration of “All Hallows Night” tomorrow evening. Beloit Police Chief Ryan Stocker says there are some common sense things parents should do this ... Read More »

Disaster Assistance Loans Available from FSA

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Farmers and ranchers who suffered property loss last June because of severe storms, flooding and tornadoes are now eligible to make application to the Farm Service Agency for an Emergency Disaster Loan. Farmers and ranchers in Mitchell, Osborne, Barton, Lincoln, and Russell Counties who suffered losses during the time period between June 7th and June21st of this year are eligible. ... Read More »