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Fire at Landoll Corporation quickly contained

A piece of machinery inside Shop 50 at Landoll Corporation caught fire early Wednesday morning, but was quickly put out by an automatic fire suppression system. All employees were evacuated from the building and no one was injured. The fire began about 6 am and everyone was allowed back in by 7:20 am. There was no major structural damage done to the building.

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Marysville City Council votes to help try and save Depot

The Marysville City Council has decided to step in to try and save the Union Pacific Railroad Depot from being torn down.  Several folks were in attendance to urge the City to help preserve the depot, which was built in 1929.  Mayor Bill Phillipi told the council it would cost about $75,000 a year to maintain it.  Linda Swim, President ...

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Beatrice VFW & Legion To Meet In Same Building

Veterans in Beatrice are merging their groups to create one club that they all can belong to. American Legion Post 27 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1077 will join together and be known as the Veteran’s Club. The Legion Building in Beatrice will be the home base for the group, but each group will remain its own entity with ...

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The Marshall County Fairgrounds Will Replace Two Barns

Marshall County Fair Association Bob Lindquist attended the Blue Rapids City Council Monday night to inform the City that the Fair Association will be replacing two old barns this year. According to Lindquist The Hog and Sheep Barns are in bad repair and will be replaced with metal buildings. The new building will be a little shorter than the Show ...

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New pre-K thru 4th Grade school planned in Axtell

A committee has recommended that a new elementary school building be built in Axtell for pre-kindergarten thru 4th grade.  The USD 113 Board of Education has already planned to close the elementary school in Summerfield at the end of the current school year.  The Board will have the architectural firm Hansen and Associates work with the building committee on designs.

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Pony Express Festival is this Sunday

The local historical society will be hosting a Pony Express Festival at Hollenberg Station near Hanover on Sunday, August 26.  The Hollenberg Station was established in 1857 as a weigh station for groups traveling on the Orergon-California Trail, by Geret and Sophia Hollenberg.  From 1860-1861 the building was operated as a Pony Express Station.  The original building still stands today ...

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Marysville City Council Discusses New Pool

The subject of a new Marysville Pool was brought up by Mayor Bill Phillipi at Monday’s City Council Meeting.  According to Debbie Price Phillipi brought up the subject for discussion because Phillipi said he had been contacted by a donor interested in paying ten percent of the cost so long as the price of the pool was under 3.5 million ...

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Fine Arts Center in Limbo

Marshall County Arts Cooperative representatives plan to meet with the Marysville City Council to discuss the future of the Art Center in Marysville. At a previous meeting city council members raised the idea that the city should give up ownership of the building and end the city’s responsibility for the building. According to Wayne Kruse, director of the Marshall County ...

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Process For Conducting Hearings To Close Bern & Summerfield Schools

The following are the procedures for conducting the public hearings about closing the Bern & Summerfield schools in USD 113 Prairie Hills Public Schools. For details about the meetings please check these stories: Agenda Released for School Closing Meetings The Board of Education shall: Review what has been done to get patron input into process. There will be a presentation by ...

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Car Runs Into Building In Downtown Marysville

An unattended vehicle backed into the Blue Valley Insurance Building at 519 Broadway.  On Friday a car belonging to Steve Cohorst was parked in front of Boss Motors with the engine running.  For an unknown reason the car began moving backwords, crossed 6th Street and backed into the Blue Valley Insurance Offices.  Three people were in the building at the ...

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