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Main Street Beatrice To Host 14th Annual Taste of Spring


Main Street Beatrice will be hosting the annual Taste of Spring fundraiser on Friday, April 10, 2015 at The Black Crow Restaurant and Bar’s banquet room located at 405 Court Street. Taste of Spring is sponsored by Pinnacle Bank and will begin at 6:00 p.m. and lasts until 8:00pm that evening. The event features a wine and ale tasting along ...

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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – March 30th


The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Charles R. Loiseau, acting Chairman; Thomas K. Holle member and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. Commissioner Robert S. Connell was absent from the meeting. 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 ...

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National Park Service Releases New Brochure For Homestead National Monument of America


Homestead National Monument of America has developed a new brochure. This brochure will be placed into use as part of the National Park Service’s “Find Your Park” Campaign. Traditionally visitors to National Parks are given brochures when they enter the park. The brochures include basic information, such as maps and hours of operation, but also in-depth information on a segment ...

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Homestead National Monument of America Joins National “Find Your Park” Campaign


BEATRICE – Homestead National Monument of America joins parks, programs and partners across the country to encourage everyone to find their park and share their stories online at FindYourPark.com. Launched yesterday by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation, Find Your Park is a public awareness and education campaign celebrating the milestone centennial anniversary of the National Park ...

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Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – March 30th


The Board of County Commission (BOCC) for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, March 30th, 2015 in the Commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Tim Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; and Gary Ouellette, Vice-Chairman, 3rd District Commissioner. Denae Jueneman, County Clerk, was present to record meeting minutes. Roger Otott, Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner, was absent. The ...

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Blue Rapids Museum To Hold Annual Meeting


On Sunday, April 19 at 2:00 PM, the Blue Rapids Historical Society will be holding its annual meeting at the museum and also celebrating its tenth anniversary as an organization. Refreshments will be served. Nolan Sump, President of the historical society, will be giving a presentation on his restoration of his carriage house, which is the last two-story carriage house ...

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Livingston Enterprises Fire Ruled Accidental


A fire March 22nd that destroyed four buildings of the Livingston Enterprises hog confinement operation south of Fairbury was ruled accidental by the state fire marshal’s office. Twenty-six area fire departments, including Kansas and Nebraska units responded to the blaze at the 10,000 head swine farrowing complex.

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Kansas County Health Rankings Released


The Kansas Health Institute recently released county rankings, considering a variety of health and wellness factors. Washington County ranked an impressive number seven in the state in health outcomes, with high marks for length of life, social and economic factors including education, unemployment, crime, and children’s poverty. Concern was noted with health behaviors, and clinical care, which includes limited access ...

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Injury Accident Reported In Washington County


An injury accident was reported in Washington County March 20th on 23rd Road, just east of Cross Creek Road. Dolly Griswold of Bremen lost control and rolled after swerving to avoid an animal. She was taken by private vehicle to the Hanover Hospital.

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