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City of Washington Asking Residents To Conserve Water

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City of Washington utility customers are being asked to conserve water due to a water main break in the 100 block of C Street. The water tower level is low. Residents along C Street north of 2nd Street may experience low water pressure or no water for a few hours while crews fix the leak. Information Courtesy of the Washington ... Read More »

Multi-Vehicle Accident Closes US-77 Overnight

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US-77 south of Waterville was closed to traffic overnight for nearly 3 1/2 hours following a multi-vehicle accident involving a semi. The accident was reported around 2:15 am, between mile markers 205 and 211. No other immediate details available. US-77 was reopened to traffic this morning at 5:45 am. Read More »

Injury Accident Reported In Washington County

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An injury accident was reported in Washington County July 15. Tiffany Gloodt of Greenleaf lost control on Bismarck, just south of Fourth Road, where her vehicle rolled. A passenger was taken by ambulance to the Concordia hospital. Read More »

Thefts Reported In Nemaha County

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The Nemaha County Sheriff received a report of six large round hay bales taken from a field near 48th and C Road near Centralia sometime between July 15 and 18. A battery and tool box were reported stolen from a tractor near 1695 176th Road near Oneida sometime between July 6 and 10. Read More »

Big Indian Lake Opens For Boaters Near Odell

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Big Indian Lake near Odell has reopened for boaters. A project to remove sediment and update facilities closed the lake as it was drained three years ago. A grand opening is officially planned for August 24, which will be held along with the annual Jakes Day, an event emphasizing youth safety with firearms. A number of outdoor activities are planned ... Read More »

Nemaha County Dealing With $3.5 Million Property Value Drop

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Nemaha County is scrambling to adjust budgets following a $3.5 million drop in state assessed property values, primarily related to a reduction in the value of the Keystone Pipeline, which crosses the county. Despite that change, the overall county valuation increased by over $2 million to $126 million. The values reflect tax collections going forward, and as a result impact ... Read More »

Raises Approved, Auction Date Set By Washington County Commissioners

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Washington County Commissioners at last week’s meeting voted to sell forty acres of land near the Washington County Hospital. The land will be sold at auction Monday, August 12. A motion was approved reinstating the longevity raises for county employees in three year intervals, and to be paid out in July. Temporary, elected, and seasonal employees are not eligible for ... Read More »

Probation Revoked For Beatrice Resident In Blue Springs Break-In

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Probation for 19 year old Tyler A. Feagley of Beatrice was revoked, and he will serve 5-8 years in prison in connection with a string of vehicle and ATV thefts in March. Billy A. O’Keefe, age 27 of Blue Springs was sentenced last week to a year in prison related to trespass and assault charges in connection with a break-in ... Read More »