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Beatrice man still missing in Big Blue River

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Beatrice rescue personnel responded to a possible drowning below the West Court Street bridge in Beatrice Wednesday evening. According to witnesses, Eric Pospichal, 23, was swimming near the dam when he was pulled underneath the water by the current. Witnesses said Pospichal was seen one more time and before submerging again. Two women swimming with Pospichal tried to locate but ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes

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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 upon a motion ... Read More »

Washington County Weekly Sheriffs Report

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On May 27th on K 15 just south of 4th Road Brent Wiese, Linn driving a 1987 Chevrolet swerved to miss a deer striking a guardrail. Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, no injuries were reported. On June 9th an officer was dispatched to the 100 block of East 7th Street in Washington for the report of criminal damage. Investigation ... Read More »

New Kansas Seat Belt Law

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Starting June 30th, if you are stopped in Kansas for not wearing a safety restraint in the front seat of a vehicle – a new law allows officers to ticket you. What you may not know is that officers as of last Thursday, June 9th, can now stop you as a part of the primary seat belt law and issue ... Read More »

Area Student Earns Kansas 4-H Scholarship

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Nathanael Vogt has been selected to receive the Orsheln’s Farm and Home 4-H Scholarship, an educational award from the Kansas 4-H Foundation. The scholarship was presented at the 4-H Emerald Circle Banquet held June 3 in Manhattan, Kansas. The state 4-H scholarship program is open to 4-H members, and the awards are made on the basis of ... Read More »

Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway CEO Makes Donation to BR Museum

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The Blue Rapids Museum “Leaky Roof” committee has received the promise of a matching donation dollar for dollar up to $20,000 from Larry Parsons, BRHS Class of 1958 and Chairman and CEO of the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Company. Profit from Museum fund raising events will be matched to Mr. Parson’s generous offer. Donations, memorial money and bequests received ... Read More »

KLA Endorses Moran

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As the August primary approaches, Jerry Moran’s U.S. Senate campaign continues to pick up steam garnering more and more important endorsements. The latest comes from the Kansas Livestock Association. The trade organization, which represents about 55-hundred members involved in beef and dairy businesses, says their endorsement is based on Moran’s long history of advocating policies and programs that support Kansas ... Read More »

Marysville To Celebrate Pony Express 150th Downtown

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One of the most famous events in the history of the US Mail Service was the operation of the Pony Express that began April 3, 1860.  The delivery of fast mail was handled by 100 riders who changed mounts every 10-15 miles.  The riders were changed at the 40 home stations between St. Joseph, MO and Sacramento, CA.  Home Station ... Read More »

Weekly Washington County Sheriff’s Report

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On June 3rd on FNB Parkview Lane just east of D Street in Washington, Chelsea Wilkens, Washington driving a 1987 Dodge registered to the City of Washington was backing from parking stall and struck a 2000 Ford driven by Steven Colgrove, Washington. Damage estimated at more than $1,000, no injuries were reported. On June 3rd on All American Road at ... Read More »

Suspect Surrenders After Shooting Sheriff’s Deputy in Blue Rapids

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 An overnight standoff with authorities in Blue Rapids came to a conclusion early Tuesday morning, when 43 year old Stephen McComber was taken into custody without incident at a Blue Rapids residence. McComber, wanted in  connection with a Topeka homicide earlier Monday afternoon had shot a Marshall County Sherriff’s Deputy, Fernando Salceda, outside the Casey’s General Store in Blue Rapids ... Read More »