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Gage County discusses Rescue Squads status

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The Gage County Board of Supervisors were updated Wednesday on rescue services taking place in the county. Beatrice Rescue has responded to 1,789 runs so far in 2010. Beatrice is currently covering transports for Beatrice, Wymore and Odell. Approximately 1,500 calls were in the Beatrice area with an additional 80 in the Wymore, Blue Springs and Barneston area. Beatrice Rural ... Read More »

Union Pacific earnings report expected Thursday.

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Union Pacific will release its third-quarter earnings report on Thursday, and investors will be looking for signs the economy is improving. The Omaha-based railroad’s results are watched closely because the volume of cars, chemicals, crops, lumber and containers of imported goods it carries hints at the health of those industries. The railroad has been gradually hiring back furloughed workers as ... Read More »

Nebraska State Patrol does not raise money using phone calls

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The Nebraska State Patrol is warning Nebraska citizens that they do not use phone solicitors to raise money.  This announcement came after reports of phone calls being received said they were raising money for the Patrol.  In a news release the Patrol said it does not solicit the public for money. The patrol does say that the nonprofit State Troopers ... Read More »

Jake Carlson injury update – Thanks to Washington County News

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The Washington County News “Talked to some Valley Heights fans tonight and found out Jake Carlson is doing well, even walking without crutches after severely dislocating his knee during a Valley Heights vs. Centralia football game. Extra precaution was taken with the injury as Carlson was life-flighted from the field to a hospital. Glad to hear he is doing well.” Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners’ minutes

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October 18, 2010 The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Michael J. Keating, 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 ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners’ minutes.

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COMMISSION MINUTES, OCTOBER 18, 2010 The Board of Washington County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, October 18, 2010 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present:  Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, and Lou Kern, County Clerk.  Absent:  Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, due to trial matters. Chairman ... Read More »

Mail-In Ballot Ads have Republicans Crying Foul

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Another Republican candidate for state office is crying foul. Republican Kris Kobach is accusing Democrat Chris Biggs – the incumbent Secretary of State – of improperly using a new, tax-financed television ad to campaign for himself. The 30-second spot instructs viewers in the use of a mail-in ballot. At the end of the ad, a picture of Biggs appears for ... Read More »

KHP Press release for KU/KState Football Game

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The matchup between two Kansas schools is expected to bring extra traffic to the Turnpike this Thursday, Oct. 14, and will bring extra fans to Lawrence. The annual Sunflower Showdown between the University of Kansas Jayhawks and the Kansas State University Wildcats will be the 100th consecutive meeting between the two teams, and each year this game brings fans for ... Read More »

Kansas Farmers Can Grow Their Communities One Donation at a Time

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I am writing you on behalf of Monsanto Fund and wanted to share a great opportunity for your state with you.  Below you will find information on the Monsanto Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow CommunitiesSM program, which wants to donate $2,500 to 81 counties in Kansas, which adds up to $202,500 to the state in February 2011.  We would love it ... Read More »

Two arrested for salvage yard theft

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Two Fairbury men were arrested Monday after attempting to sell stolen equipment.  Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received information related to a possible burglary at the salvage yard at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Monday.  Officers were given information about a person trying to sell two trucks and two John Deere tractors to the Dorchester salvage yard.  The items were an exact ... Read More »