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Kansas Memorial Stadium Renovation Begins Tuesday

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – Work will begin next Tuesday (June 24) on a project that will remove the track from KU’s Memorial Stadium. Workers will surround the field with new artificial turf, which will extend 37 feet from the sidelines. Additional turf in the north end zone will extend 80 feet from the back of the end zone, some 25 feet ... Read More »

Royals Blast Tigers; Take First Place In AL Central Division

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By Dick Kaegel / MLB.com – Courtesy of Royals.com DETROIT — The first-place Kansas City Royals. Now that’s a combination of words rarely seen in recent years. Yet that became a reality when the Royals knocked off Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers, 11-4, on Tuesday night to take over the lead in the American League Central. The Tigers fell ... Read More »

Proposal To Move US Highway 136 Heard By Beatrice City Council

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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 ... Read More »

Domestic Disturbance Leads To Two Arrests In Wymore

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A domestic disturbance Thursday evening in Wymore was reported at the City Pool, where authorities arrested Patrick V. Caslin who resisted officers. Then Melanie Kelsey began yelling obscenities at officers, and resisted arrest. When she was placed with Caslin in the patrol car, he proceeded to kick out the back window. Caslin was held on $7,500 bond; Kelsey was taken to a Beatrice Hospital for ... Read More »

Local Foundation To Hold Match Day Event in May

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On May 6, 2014, the Washington County Community Foundation is participating in Match Madness+, a national day of giving to celebrate the 100th anniversary of community foundations. For one day only, donors can make contributions to any of 11 local charitable endowed funds held at the Foundation and the donation will be matched by a local match pool of $5,000. ... Read More »

Landoll Shop 50 Secure After 911 Hang-Up Call Tuesday

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The Marysville Police Department responded to a 911 hang-up call about 5:21 p.m. Tuesday regarding the threat of an active shooter at Shop 50 of Landoll Corporation. Police Chief Todd Ackerman said officers are trying to find out who called 911, because they are unable to call the phone back. In response to the hang-up call, Police went to Shop ... Read More »

Longtime Royals radio voice Fred White dies

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ANAHEIM — Fred White, a Royals radio voice for 25 years, died Wednesday due to complications from melanoma, a day after announcing his retirement following a 40-year relationship with the club. White teamed with Denny Matthews on broadcasts from 1973-98, and since had served as the team’s director of broadcast services and the Royals Alumni. His retirement was due to ... Read More »

Highway 77 Road Work delayed to this week

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Due to weather delays last week, the U.S. 77 resurfacing project did not begin work until Monday, May 6. Crews are beginning resurfacing work in the middle of the nearly 12-mile project and moving north to the Kansas/Nebraska state line then heading back south. Read More »

Resurfacing Project Start Date Pushed Back

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The start date for the resurfacing project on Highway 36 from the west city limits of Hiawatha, west to the Nemaha/Brown County line has been pushed back two weeks, to May 2nd. It was originally set to begin this week, however the weather has not cooperated, therefore the project will be moved back. Hall Brothers of Marysville are the primary ... Read More »