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Public Meetings Announced to Discuss Potential Bond Issue


The USD #364 Board of Education and Superintendent Bill Mullins have announced a series of eight public meetings in the month of July to discuss the results of a Facility Needs Assessment conducted by The Ebert Mayo Design Group Architects from Manhattan, KS.  This will be an important opportunity to share your thoughts about a potential bond issue that could ...

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Cook Discusses Orchestra On The Oregon Trail On WIBW-TV


Mandy Cook was on WIBW-TV’s newscast “Mid Day in Kansas” on Wednesday to discuss the upcoming activities surrounding the Topeka Symphony Orchestra’s concert at Alcove Spring. You can watch the broadcast above. *This is a complete broadcast from July 8th. The section with Mandy Cook is 25 minutes into the broadcast. You can scroll through the video by dragging the ...

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Nemaha County Commission Meeting Minutes – July 6, 2015


—These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. July 6, 2015 Unofficial The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, July 6, 2015 in the Commissioner’s Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Dennis Henry leading the flag salute. Present also were ...

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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – July 6, 2015


The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with Robert S. Connell, 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 by ...

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Telling Tales From A Smaller Point Of View


When the cat’s away, the mice will play in Community Players’ Stars of Summer production “Tales From the Arabian Mice.” This hilarious take on the Arabian Nights opens Thursday, July 16 at 7:30 p.m. and runs July 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m. and July 18 and 19 at 2 p.m. The box office, located at 412 Ella St., Beatrice, ...

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Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – July 6, 2015


The Board of County Commission (BOCC) for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, July 6th, 2015 in the Commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Tim Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; and Gary Ouellette, Vice-Chairman, 3rd District Commissioner. Denae Jueneman, County Clerk, was present to record meeting minutes. The next regular ...

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Book Author To Speak At Blue Rapids Library About 1913 Baseball World Tour


The Blue Rapids Museum, #36 Public Square, will present Jim Elfers, author of The Tour to End All Tours at 2:00 pm Saturday July 11th. When Elfers thought about writing this book about the 1913 World Tour of the New York Giants and Chicago White Sox, he called the B.R. Library first! Why? He thought that if the smallest town ...

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Community Possibilities Sets Next 3rd Thursday Event In Beatrice


Community Possibilities will be hosting the next 3rd Thursday, taking place on Thursday, July 16th on 5th Street, between Court and Ella. The event will begin at 5:00 p.m. and will last until 8:00 p.m. 3rd Thursdays is geared towards adults (but open to all ages), providing live music and activities at each event. This month’s theme is “Let Freedom ...

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Woodworking At The Lee Dam Center For Fine Art


The July exhibit at Marysville’s Lee Dam Center for Fine Art offers visitors the opportunity to see how local and guest wood workers have used this familiar organic product to create objects both utilitarian and beautiful. Many pieces are for sale, with a 10% commission dedicated to furthering MCAC and the Center. Turned bowls are exhibited by both Victor Schwarz ...

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Opening Of Abandoned Gypsum Mine Near Blue Rapids Unsuccessful


Efforts to open a gypsum mine shaft south of Blue Rapids Sunday went unsuccessful. After an hour of digging, dirt began caving in. It was hoped that the mine shaft, opened in 1912, closed some 80 years ago might contain equipment left behind. Foundation outlines of the plant, and track to the mine remain. Over 100 people showed up in ...

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