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Gage County District Court Rules In Favor Of Defendants In Scheele Case

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A Gage County District Court jury Friday afternoon found in favor of the defendants listed as negligent in a lawsuit filed by Kristina Scheele of Marysville. She had suffered traumatic brain injury resulting from an April 9th, 2012 accident six miles south of Beatrice. Thick smoke from a permitted burn led to her colliding with an oncoming semi. Scheele was ...

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Homestead National Monument Seeking Volunteers

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Volunteers interested in assisting with an archive project at the Homestead National Monument in Beatrice are welcome, as efforts are underway beginning this week to sort through, and organize files and documents contributed by the former Dempster Manufacturing Company, which was started in Beatrice in 1878. Assistance in preservation and processing of records, and related materials is welcome, with volunteers ...

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Blue Rapids Museum To Participate In Hometown Teams Focus

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The Blue Rapids Museum will participate in a statewide focus on hometown teams. The Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibit will include half a dozen tour stops opening at the end of January, and continuing through mid-November. Blue Rapids is planning several activities, including an alumni exhibit May 23rd, as well as talks this summer on the historic 1913 Major League Baseball ...

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Sheriff Hargrave Updates Citizens on Search For Police Impersonator

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The follow is an update on the search for a Police Impersonator in Northeast Kansas & Southeast Nebraska from Marshall County Sheriff Dan Hargrave No new incidents to report as of this morning. We are currently working with Nebraska authorities on several leads they might have, and a couple of incidents in Gage County over the last few days. We ...

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At Least 4 Reports Of Police Impersonation Reported To Authorities

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A man posing as a policeman has tried to stop and search at least four vehicles so far this week, Marysville Police Chief Todd Ackerman reported early Thursday afternoon. Two more incidents on Wednesday night and Thursday morning were under investigation but have not been confirmed. The fourth confirmed incident involving the impersonator was about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in front ...

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Blue Rapids Woman Indicted For Theft Of Mail

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A former Marysville postal employee was indicted for embezzlement of first-class mail and political mail in October. Carissa A. Nester, 34, of Blue Rapids, was indicted on one count of theft of mail by a postal employee. The U.S. attorney’s office says that if she is convicted, the maximum penalty is five years in federal prison and $250,000 fine.

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Police Report 3rd Incident Of Police Impersonation

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Just received word that a third incident with the police impersonator was reported Wednesday afternoon, shortly after 2 pm. Another vehicle reported being stopped, without incident. Authorities are currently searching the East River Road south of Marysville. A white four door pickup is believed to be involved, with a white male, mid forties. If you have any information contact Police ...

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Police Impersonator Stops 2nd Vehicle

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The police impersonator stopped another vehicle this morning close to Bremen.  They are looking for a white 4-door pick up.  The impersonator is a white male in his mid 40’s. He stopped a male this time who was unaware of what happened in Marysville over the weekend, so he did not report it until he got to work and spoke ...

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Teens Take Stolen Car On High Speed Chase Near Beatrice

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A high speed chase Sunday evening reached 95 mph approaching Beatrice, as two teenagers in a vehicle stolen in Fairbury were arrested in connection with the incident. Eighteen-year-old Jack R. Bussey was a passenger, and was dropped from the vehicle as authorities attempted to stop it. The driver then left, and continued until a blown tire ended the chase at ...

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