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Proposal To Move US Highway 136 Heard By Beatrice City Council

The Beatrice City Council Monday heard a proposal for rerouting US Highway 136 from Court Street downtown, a block south to Market. The option would divert traffic just past Second, and rejoin Court near the Eighth Street intersection. A Lincoln engineering firm, Olsson and Associates, addressed the issue, which first surfaced in response to a 2011 study by RDG Planning that suggested downtown revitalization ...

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Injury Accident Reported In Nemaha County

An injury accident was reported Saturday evening in Nemaha County. Montgomery A. Leishing, 43, of Baileyville lost control, overcorrected, and his vehicle overturned on Highway K-187, just south of 92nd Road. Leishing was transported by ambulance to the Nemaha Valley Community Hospital.

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Centralia Schools Close Panther Daycare

The Centralia School closed the Panther Daycare June 1st. The public facility had served some 33 children, but state regulations had complicated the budget and restricted staffing. Decreasing enrollment, higher rent, and other costs led to the decision to suspend the two year old program.

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Storms Prompt Tornado Warnings Across Area; Bern Area Hit Hardest

Another stormy night on the plains Tuesday, as Nebraska was hit hardest. Tornado warnings were issued for Gage County as spotters reported funnel clouds near Pickrell, and 7 miles east of Beatrice. As well, a 76 mph wind gust was recorded. Two buildings were damaged at the north edge of Beatrice, and as many as 3,500 Norris Public Power customers throughout Gage, Jefferson, and ...

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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – June 2nd

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman; Robert S. Connell member and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. Commissioner Charles R. Loiseau 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 approved as ...

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Cleanup Continues Following Frankfort Train Derailment

Clean up continues, while no cause has yet been determined, of a Union Pacific train derailment at Frankfort Monday morning. Final reports indicate that as many as 12 cars of a 137 unit train carrying coal from Wyoming to Texas jumped the tracks at the west crossing on Highway K-9. Some 1,000 feet of track were damaged, and will be replaced. The route normally serves ...

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Washington County Accident Leads To Arrest

Wednesday in Washington County, authorities responded a vehicle accident at 18th and Sunflower Roads. Kyle Mitchum of Washington was arrested on pending charges of driving while suspended, criminal threat, and driving while a habitual violator. Mitchum was released from the Washington County Jail on $5,000 bond.  

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