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Beatrice Rescue will help Wymore

Beatrice Fire and Rescue Chief Brian Daake says Beatrice will not station a Rescue unit in Wymore for the next 90 Days.  The Beatrice City Council discussed the arrangement with Wymore at its Monday.  Beatrice mayor Dennis Schuster informed the council that Beatrice proposed an agreement to provide Wymore with emergency coverage for 90 days.  If the proposal is accepted ... Read More »

Wymore will keep ambulance service

Wymore City Council publically apologized to Gage County Medical Director Dr. Don Rice Wednesday night regarding statements previously made by council members and others.  Rice said Wymore council members made the unflattering statements before receiving all of the information regarding an ambulance contract.  Rice had previously told council members they three choices: Work with him, find a new medical director ... Read More »

Wymore Rescue Services must make a decision

The Wymore mayor and city council hosted an emergency open public meeting last Friday to discuss the immediate future of Wymore Rescue.  Wymore City Council approved an interlocal ambulance contract with Gage County two weeks ago but Gage County Medical Director Dr. Don Rice resigned his position as Wymore’s medical director.  Dr. Rice and Wymore rescue officials disagreed on the quality ... Read More »

New fire station plans presented at the Marysville City Council Meeting

Plans for a new fire station were presented at the Marysville City Council meeting Monday night.  If approved by the voters the new station would be built on south 11th road at the former KNDY building the city recently purchased.  The new station will have an eight bay garage for fire trucks, the fire prevention trailer, and the dive team ... Read More »

Marysville City Council highlights.

The Marysville City Council approved adding a 1% sales tax increase to the ballot this November. The sales tax will initially be used to fund improvements to the Lakeview complex, repairs and additions to the tennis courts in city park, and building a new fire station on the east side of Marysville. If approved by voters the sales tax in ... Read More »

Axtell, Bern, Summerfield schools now part of Prairie Hills School District.

The Axtell and Sabetha school districts, which will be consolidating on July 1st, will officially be known as the Prairie Hills School District #113.  A committee, consisting of school site council members, was appointed to come up with a new name.  According to the administration the mascots and school colors of each school will remain the same at this time. ... Read More »

Marysville City Council discusses tax increase

The Marysville City Council continued its discussion of an increase to the sales tax to help fund recreational improvements, a new fire station and a decrease in property taxes.  The current sales tax rate is 6.3% and will raise to 7.3 percent July 1st due to a state sales tax increase.  With the proposed increase locally the Marysville sales tax ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes

Marysville City Council met on Monday.  The council discussed the airport runway project and approved a bid from ME Collins for 1 million three hundred twenty-three thousand dollars for the addition of a taxiway.  The approval is subject to the FFA approval and funds becoming available.  The council also discussed the addition of a sidewalk on South 11 road to ... Read More »

Marysville City Council approves re-zoning

Marysville City Council met in regular session Monday evening.  The council passed a change in zoning which will allow the development of a property located on South 11th Road.  The property may now be developed by Excel Development of Auburn, NE, who has planned a project that would build 24 housing units. Marshall County Economic Director George McCune said it’s ... Read More »

State Wrestling Results for Friday 2/26

CLASS 3-2-1A At Hays-Gross Coliseum Team scores Norton 142.5, Smith Center 63.5, Hoxie 52.5, Oakley 52, Douglass 49, Osborne 39, Halstead 37, Wellsville 30, Lakin 29.5, Phillipsburg 29.5, Rossville 29, Caney Valley 29, TMP-Marian 29, Chaparral 28, Hoisington 28, Plainville 28, Garden Plain 27, Ellsworth 25, Rawlins County 25, Burlington 22, Chase County 22, Eureka 22, Ell-Saline 22, Minneapolis 21, ... Read More »