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K-63 Bridge Replacement Project To Begin In Nemaha County

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On Monday, March 3, a replacement project will begin on the K-63 bridge located approximately 2 miles north of U.S. 36 in Nemaha County. Crews will replace the existing 153-foot by 26-foot wide structure with a 180-foot by 36-foot reinforced concrete haunch slab structure. Work will take place daily Monday through Friday during daylight hours throughout the project duration. Starting ... Read More »

Travelodge Motel Standoff Suspect Found Dead In Gage County Detention Center

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A man who surrendered after a several hour standoff with authorities in Beatrice last week, and was taken into custody, was found dead in his cell at the Gage County Detention Center early Saturday morning. Adam Wolken had reportedly threatened suicide while confronting a woman with whom he had a previous relationship. That later escalated into a forced entry into ... Read More »

Southeast Nebraska Cooperative In Discussions With Farmers Cooperative

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A letter sent to patrons of Southeast Nebraska Cooperative of Beatrice recently indicates that the board has entered into formal discussions with the Farmers Cooperative Dorchester, to consider potential acquisition of Southeast by Farmers Cooperative. Discussions are in the preliminary stages, with no decisions yet rendered. Based in Beatrice, Southeast locations in Kansas include Herkimer, Bremen, and Marysville. Nebraska locations ... Read More »

Nemaha County Conservation Annual Meeting & Awards Announced

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Nemaha County Conservation District will host their annual meeting Thursday at the community building in Seneca. Election of two supervisors for the conservation district board will be held, with Mike Schmitz and Ken Kramer terms expiring. Kansas Bankers Association Soil Conservation Award will be presented to Cliff and Meridee Swart, with the Windbreak Award going to Carl and Ruth, Jim ... Read More »

Nemaha & Marshall County Storm Spotter Training Classes Scheduled

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Spring storm spotter training will be featured in Nemaha County Tuesday evening. The public is welcome to the 7 p.m. meeting at the Pioneer Building, 710 Pioneer Street. Marshall County will host storm spotter training Thursday evening, February 27th at 7 p.m. at the Summerfield Fire Station. Severe storm safety, preparedness, and awareness will also be covered. Read More »

Aquila Theatre Company Coming To The Area; Troupe Will Bring Shakespeare To Local Stage

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The Marshall County Arts Cooperative is busy making preparations for their next visiting artist, Aquila Theatre Company. The company, based out of New York City, will be here February 27 and February 28 for a two-day residency. They will perform William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night for the public Thursday, February 27, at 7:00 p.m. in the Marysville High School auditorium. Tickets ... Read More »

Bond Set For Travelodge Motel Standoff Suspect

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Bond was set at $900,000 for a man involved in a standoff with authorities in Beatrice at the Travelodge Motel early Thursday morning. Adam Wolken surrendered several hours after he forced entry into a room occupied by a woman he had been involved with. Earlier Wednesday evening, she had reported to police that Wolken threatened her with a gun at ... Read More »

Marshall County Partnership For Growth Annual Meeting Notes

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Marshall County Partnership For Growth held their annual meeting in Marysville Thursday evening. Chairman Rob Peschel welcomed members, highlighting the group’s recent close on an eleven acre parcel just east of Marysville that’s to be developed as a business park. Noting that goal had been several years in the works, Peschel then introduced an update from a steering committee charged ... Read More »

Police Standoff At Travelodge Motel Ends Peacefully

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Early Thursday morning authorities were called just after midnight, and a standoff ensued at the Travelodge Motel in Beatrice. Adam Wolken had apparently forced his way into a room occupied by two women he knew from previous relationships. He was armed with a handgun and long rifle and issued multiple threats. One of the women and a small child were ... Read More »

Overnight Fire Destroys Garage In Beatrice

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A fire Wednesday night in Beatrice did some $30,000 in damage, and destroyed a detached garage at 1308 and 1310 Scott Street. Firemen were called at around 9:30 p.m. A vehicle was removed without damage, with just minor damage reported to the adjacent residence. Cause was thought to be electrical. Read More »