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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 »

Marshall County Commissioners 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 »

Arts Cooperative and Chamber Partner for Downtown Festival

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Businesses lining Marysville’s main street will open their doors to host local artists on Friday, June 18.  From 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. the Marshall County Arts Cooperative and Marysville’s Chamber of Commerce will sponsor “After Hours With The Arts.”  The event teams the business community with the arts community to attract people to historic downtown Marysville. This is the ... Read More »

TierOne Bank Closed; Great Western Bank Takes Over

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TierOne Bank, Lincoln, Nebraska, was closed today by the Office of Thrift Supervision, which appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as receiver. To protect the depositors, the FDIC entered into a purchase and assumption agreement with Great Western Bank, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to assume all of the deposits of TierOne Bank. The 69 branches of TierOne Bank will ... Read More »

KHP Reports No Fatality Accidents Over Memorial Weekend

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The Memorial Day holiday weekend marks the beginning of the summer travel season for people across the nation. Last weekend, the Patrol and other law enforcement personnel from throughout the state worked to help ensure motorists reached their destinations safely. The Patrol’s preliminary figures from the holiday weekend activity are in, and for the Memorial Day 2010 holiday reporting period (6:00 p.m. Fri., May 28 until ... Read More »

Transition school board has first meeting

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The new transition school board for the consolidating Axtell-Bern-Summerfield and Sabetha-Wetmore school district discussed the naming of the new district in a special meeting Tuesday evening in Sabetha. The transition board consists of four members from the Sabetha school district and three members from the Axtell school district. Roger Brockhoff was elected as interim board president and Brent Lortscher as ... Read More »

Former Sabetha Man Captured

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A former Sabetha man was taken into custody  as a suspect in two vehicle thefts and other crimes that occurred in Sabetha.  Sabetha Police and Nemaha County Sheriff Deputies arrested 20-year-old Brandon Fanders, formerly of Sabetha, was arrested early Saturday morning at the Road Star Convenience Store Fanders is suspected in two motor vehicle thefts and an attempted motor vehicle ... Read More »

Gage County Storm report

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Gage County received more than five inches of rain Tuesday night, resulting in minor road damage as a thunderstorm system passed through the area.  Gage County Emergency Management Director Mark Meints reported minor crop damage from golf ball sized hail had also been reported. Winds stronger than 70 mph were reported in the Omaha area, knocking down trees and damaging ... Read More »

Storm reports from Thursday night

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Northern Marshall County was among the hardest hit areas of Kansas after storms rolled through Tuesday evening.  Large hailstones damaged windows, roofs, siding, vehicles, and crops.  The line of storms left Axtell soaked with over 2 inches of rain, Summerfield reported 3 inches of rain, and Beattie reported 1.8 inches of rain from the Tuesday night storm.  Oketo reported 2.25 ... Read More »

82nd Kansas FFA Convention Underway in Manhattan

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The first day of the 82nd Kansas FFA Convention featured an opportunity for high school students to explore potential careers; recognition of student success in the FFA creed speaking, agricultural issues and parliamentary procedure career development events; and a challenge to members made by renowned speaker Jeff Yalden. The opening session welcomed Kansas FFA members, advisors and guests to Manhattan ... Read More »