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HELP WANTED: KNDY Seeking Sports Play By Play Announcer

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KNDY has a position open for a play by play sports announcer. If you or someone you know has play by play experience, and would be interested in calling high school football games this fall, and perhaps basketball, let us know. This could be a part time job broadcasting games only, or we would consider a full time position. The ... Read More »

Proposed Housing Project Tabled By Marysville City Council

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A proposed 22 unit duplex housing development at the east edge of Marysville, near the new water tower, was sidelined at Monday’s city council meeting. Several property owners south of the site had expressed concerns regarding water runoff and drainage issues. With that in mind, the city planning commission earlier last month had recommended against the city rezoning the area, ... Read More »

Wheat Harvest Appears To Be In Good Shape

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A late wheat harvest this summer still proved encouraging for area farmers. With a yield average reported at 47-48 bushel per acre, some fields topped 80 bushels. Many spent the Independence Day weekend bringing in the crop, which proved to be of good quality, dry, and with good test weights. Those remaining fields north in southeast Nebraska were tackled this ... Read More »

Gage County Board Approves Verizon Tower Near Virginia, NE

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Gage County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday heard discussion regarding a proposed cellular tower near Virginia. The issue had been on the table since May, with public hearings at a planning and zoning commission, and previous supervisors meeting. A unanimous vote gave a green light for a proposed special use permit for the 308’ tower which will be built by ... Read More »

Gage County Inmate Dead After Reported Hanging

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A Beatrice man died Tuesday after he reportedly hung himself at the Gage County Detention Center last Thursday. Thirty year old Chad E. Gesin was being held on assault charges following a domestic incident July 4 in Beatrice. After hanging himself, Gesin was taken to Beatrice Hospital, and then flown to a Lincoln hospital, where he remained in critical condition, ... Read More »

K-18 Construction To Lead To Road Closure Near Manhattan

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A section of K-18 in Manhattan is slated for road closure overnights, next Tuesday through Friday. The closure will affect traffic from 7 pm through 5 am daily, and is part of an ongoing project to reconstruct a seven mile stretch of K-18 from Manhattan to Ogden to a freeway near the Manhattan Regional Airport. Read More »

Marshall County Fair Kicks Off Friday

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Friday kicks off the first full day of the Marshall County Fair in Blue Rapids. All 4-H and open entries will be accepted from 4 until 8 pm, with livestock to be in place by 6 for weigh in. A figure eight race begins Friday evening at 7 at the arena. KNDY will begin live continuing coverage from the Marshall ... Read More »

Kansas Agriculture & Rural Leadership’s 12th Class Announced

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Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership recently announced their 12th class, which will begin a two year leadership program this fall. Travis Mason of Herkimer, Kansas Division Manager for Southeast Nebraska CO-OP, and Rebecca Frerking of Washington, coordinator of the Washington and Clay County Farm Bureau Quarter Horse, and Lamb Production programs are among thirty class members from across Kansas. Waterville ... Read More »

Police Blotter: Washington Theft & Unclaimed Property

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Washington County authorities responded to a theft reported Thursday at 112 East 4th Street in Washington. The Nemaha County Sheriff advises that they had an iPod Touch turned in about a month ago that has gone unclaimed. If it may be yours, please identify with the Nemaha County Sheriff’s Office. Read More »

Several Calls Keep Area Fire Fighters Busy

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The Palmer Fire Department answered calls last Wednesday. A wheat field was on fire two miles west of Linn on K-148, and a truck caught fire in the 900 block of Fifth Road. The Barnes Fire Department responded to a smell of smoke at the Barnes CO-OP Thursday. The Morrowville and Haddam Fire Departments Friday answered a call to a ... Read More »