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Reported Dead Body Along Big Blue River Turns Out To Be Drunk Transient

Thought to be a dead body along the bank of the Big Blue River in Beatrice under the West Court Street Bridge Tuesday, turned out to be a local transient who was drunk and had passed out. Two boys passing by had seen 27-year-old Cody J Russell. Authorities investigated, and identified the man who apparently has a track record of ...

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Big Blue River Bridge at Blue Rapids Imploded Wednesday (Video)

Highway 77 over the Big Blue River near Blue Rapids was closed for a short time Wednesday afternoon while the old bridge structure was imploded.  The new bridge over the Big Blue opened about 3 weeks ago just south of the old bridge.  The entire project should be finished by late December.

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