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100 mph winds hit Manhattan

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Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins informed the Riley County Commissioners that two storms passed over Manhattan on Friday.  Collins said he contacted the Geary County EMS and winds measured about 50 mph. According to Collins the Weather Services called a few minutes later and said the area could expect 85 to 90 knot winds.  As the second storm ... Read More »

Beatrice man arrested for 1st degree sexual assault

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A Beatrice man was arrested Thursday morning for first degree sexual assault. According to court documents, July 7 the mother of a 15-year-old victim’s, made a complaint to the Beatrice Police alleging that a man in Beatrice was sexually involved with her 15 year old daughter. During a interview, the victim admitted to police that she was sexually involved with ... Read More »

How to beat the heat

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Stay indoors and in an air-conditioned environment as much as possible unless you’re sure your body has a high tolerance for heat. Drink plenty of fluids but avoid beverages that contain alcohol, caffeine or a lot of sugar. Eat more frequently but make sure meals are balanced and light. Never leave any person or pet in a parked vehicle. Avoid ... Read More »

Record corn crop expected

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Kansas farmers are expected to harvest the biggest corn crop in the state‘s history this year. The Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service on Thursday forecast corn production in Kansas at 629.2 million bushels. That would surpass by far even last year‘s record crop of 598.3 million bushels. Kansas growers planted 4.7 million acres in corn this year, the highest planted acreage ... Read More »

Pools open

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As schools start in the area, pools will be closing.  The Marysville city pool’s last day will be Sunday, August 15th.  Blue Rapids city pool will also close Sunday, August 15th and Waterville City Pool will end their season on Sunday August 22nd. Read More »

Area schools opening

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Next week marks the start of school around our area. USD 364 Marysville schools start on Aug. 18 with a half day. Marysville High School and Marysville Junior High will dismiss at 1:30 p.m. Elementary schools will dismiss at 1:40 a.m. St. Gregory’s Catholic School and Good Shepherd Lutheran School are included in this schedule. Good Shepherd will have an ... Read More »

Relay for life raises over 57,000 dollars

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Over 300 people attended the Marshall County Relay For Life last Saturday and Sunday.  Sixty-six survivors were in attendance.  Marshall County Relay for Life raised over 57,000 dollars through the event. Read More »

Accident sends Washington man to hospital

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A Washington man was taken to the hospital after losing control of his vehicle.  On Monday Cheyenne Williams of Washington was driving westbound on 29th Road, when he lost control of his vehicle and went through a fence.  Williams was taken by a private vehicle to Jefferson County Hospital. Read More »

B and B School Board tables consolidation

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The Nemaha Valley School Board Monday evening adopted a resolution to consolidate with B & B USD 451. The resolution authorizes the board president to sign a consolidation agreement between the two districts. The B & B School Board during their meeting Monday evening discussed the consolidation agreement, but tabled action because they had some questions. They also tabled action ... Read More »

West Nile virus confirmed in Jefferson County

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A mosquito in Jefferson County, Nebraska recently tested positive for West Nile Virus.  This was the first mosquito to test positive this year for West Nile in the five county PHS District which includes Gage and Jefferson Counties. Emergency Response Coordinator Kim Plouzek said it’s a good time for individuals to become vigilant in minimizing mosquito bites.  There are several ... Read More »