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Roc Day III to be held Jan. 12 in Marysville


Roc Day III, a gathering for fiber enthusiasts, quilters, spinners, weavers and other crafters, will be held Saturday, January 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lee Dam Center for Fine Art in Marysville, Kan. The free event, sponsored by the Marshall County Arts Cooperative, includes interactive classes, fiber demonstrations, displays, vendors and more. Classes require a small ... Read More »

Marysville Police Dept getting 8 new AR-15 rifles


The Marysville City Council voted 5-1 at it’s final meeting of 2012 to purchase 8 new AR-15 rifles and 30 round magazines for the Marysville Police Department. Following the Newtown, Connecticut school shootings, demand for these guns have gone up and Police Chief Todd Ackerman expected the purchase price to go up drastically, as a result. His original plans were ... Read More »

SCC offering Aviation Ground School at Beatrice Campus

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Persons interested in obtaining their Visual Flight Rules pilots license can take a course on Southeast Community College’s Beatrice Campus beginning Jan. 15. “Aviation Ground School” is being offered in Room 334 inside the Kennedy Center on SCC’s Beatrice Campus, 4771 W. Scott Road. The course prepares students to take the FAA written exam, which is necessary to obtain a ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioner Minutes 12-31-2012


COMMISSION MINUTES, December 31, 2012   The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, December 31, 2012 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present:  Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner; and Lou Kern, County Clerk, and Gary Ouellette, 3rd District Commissioner ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioner Minutes 12-31-2012


December 31, 2012   The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Robert S. Connell members and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present.   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m.   The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute.   The minutes and agenda ... Read More »

More than 10,000 feet of copper wire stolen


More than 10,000 feet of copper wire, valued at nearly $10,000 was taken from an area just north of the Blue Springs Cemetery. It’s believed the theft occurred sometime between December 17th and Christmas Day. Gage County officials are following leads, but if anyone has any information, you’re asked to call the Gage County Sheriff’s Office at 402-223-5221 or Gage ... Read More »

City of Beatrice has to make snow removal decisions


With recent snowfalls, Beatrice officials have had to make some critical decisions in regard to clean up. Salt and sand will be laid primarily by yield and stop signs as well as on highways passing through town. Snow will not be removed from residential roadways unless there is more than 2 inches of snow. These changes were made because the ... Read More »

Intruder Drills to be conducted in Marshall County Schools


The recent school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut have called for a plan of action locally. Now, along with tornado and fire drills, the Marshall County schools have called for set intruder drills. Plans have already been set in the Marysville Public Schools and practice runs have been placed in their schedules. Police Chief Todd Ackerman said that he would be ... Read More »

Bull buying questions to be answered Jan. 18th

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As the spring bull-buying season approaches, make sure you are ready to make the best genetic decisions for your operation.  With EPD’s (Expected Progeny Differences) on so many characteristics, how do you know what is most important for your operation?  What are selection indexes and genomically-enhanced EPD’s?  On January 23rd there will be an EPD and Genetics School held at ... Read More »

Lease Arrangements workshop coming up soon


Developing lease arrangements on pasture or cropland can be difficult, especially in today’s unpredictable markets and weather.  Workshops will be offered on January 15th at the American Legion in Concordia from 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. and January 16th at the Kloppenberg Center in Hanover from 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Read More »