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Reminder of the meeting Friday in Marysville

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A reminder that a team from the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development will be holding a financial assistance informational meeting for owners of property that received damage in the Marysville tornado on May 27th at 10:00 AM on Friday, June 7th in the Marysville City Building. The team will outline their agency’s programs that could assist owners of ... Read More »

K-99 Resurfacing Project to Begin in Pottawatomie County

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On Monday, June 10, weather permitting, a resurfacing project will begin on a 21.64-mile stretch of K-99 from the U.S. 24 junction north to the north K-16 junction in Pottawatomie County. Project work includes a 1-inch surface mill and 1-inch asphalt overlay on mainline lanes. Work will take place during daylight hours, Monday through Friday, with some occasional Saturday work. The work will be ... Read More »

School Intruder Drill this evening in Marysville

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Marshall County Emergency Management Director Bill Schwindamann, Jr. wants residents of Marysville to know that they will be conducting a school intruder drill this evening at Marysville High School.  They may be blocking off a few streets during the drill, between about 6 and 8 pm.  Also, several emergency vehicles may be around the area, so don’t be alarmed to ... Read More »

Baileyville man to be arraigned June 27

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Eugene Dale Ackerman, age 43 of Baileyville, waved his preliminary hearing Tuesday in Nemaha County District Court and was bound over on nine felony charges, which include three counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, two counts of aggravated criminal sodomy, two counts of indecent solicitation of a child and one count each of lewd and lascivious behavior and ... Read More »

Washington County will be abuzz this weekend

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Washington County will be abuzz this weekend with both the Linn Picnic and the Washington Rodeo going on. The Linn Picnic begins Thursday evening at 6:30 with the parade and the carnival open from 6-10 pm. Free entertainment by Jim Barnes and his band and musician Bailey Wilton will also take place Thursday night along with fireworks after dark. Friday night the carnival ... Read More »

Marshall County does not have an all clear sounder in event of a tornado

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Marshall County Emergency Management Director Bill Schwindamann, Jr. would like to remind residents of Marshall County that in the event of a tornado, as was the case last week, that when the tornado siren sounds, it will continue to sound until the threat of severe weather has passed, however there will not be an “all-clear” siren. There was some confusion last ... Read More »

EF-5 Oklahoma Tornado Passes 2004 Hallam, NE Record For Widest Tornado

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In a matter of a few weeks, the state of Oklahoma has seen its second EF5 rated tornado. In addition, the damage path was as wide as 2.6 miles. This is a new record for the widest tornado in history, beating the previous record of 2.5 miles near Hallam, Neb. on May 22, 2004. After additional surveying and studying of weather data, including ... Read More »

5th Street in Beatrice now open to two-way traffic. Use Caution!

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Just a friendly reminder that 5th Street in Beatrice is now a two-way street. It opened to traffic on Monday and Gage County authorities have been watching the area from Lincoln to Ella Streets, as there have been several vehicles using the wrong lane and verbal warnings have been given, as will be the case for the next few weeks while ... Read More »

Marshall & Washington Wheat Plot tours next Wednesday

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Both the Marshall and Washington County Wheat Plot tours have been scheduled for next Wednesday, June 12. The Marshall County Wheat Plot Tour will begin at 5:30 pm, with the plot located just over a mile north of Axtell on 30th Road. The Washington County plot is located from Linn, four miles south on Osage Road to 5th Road, then one mile ... Read More »

Palmer Playground completed in just 2 days!!

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The community of Palmer has a new playground in the park after the community raised the $30,000 needed, and it was built in just 2 days!! May 17 and 18 many volunteers put the playground equipment together, completing the project ahead of schedule. However, there was a delay in allowing kids to play on it until last week while they waited on ... Read More »