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Gage County Supervisors Opt Not To Increase Security At Courthouse

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Gage County Board of Supervisors on a 4-3 vote opted not to increase security measures at the county courthouse. A motion to require the public pass through screening was amended and would have required anyone, including staff, to be screened, resulting in confusion on the vote. On a revote, the decision stood that current practices will remain in place, and will not ... Read More »

Public Meeting Held Regarding New Health Department Facility In Washington County

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Washington County recently held a public information meeting (October 13, 2014) regarding plans to renovate a building for the county Health Department. Some thirty people were in attendance. In opening remarks, county Health Administrator Janice Kearn expressed her frustration with a decision to purchase and renovate a building on the north side of the square in Washington, rather than constructing ... Read More »

Centralia Schools Close Panther Daycare

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The Centralia School closed the Panther Daycare June 1st. The public facility had served some 33 children, but state regulations had complicated the budget and restricted staffing. Decreasing enrollment, higher rent, and other costs led to the decision to suspend the two year old program. Read More »

Nemaha County Commission Report

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Nemaha County Commissioners met at Mondays meeting with Brad Lippert, and continued discussion regarding the county attorney/county counselor position. Lippert is considering the possibility of serving in that capacity full time, closing his Sabetha practice after Assistant County Attorney Hillary Boyle resigns that position at the end of December. No decision was made. Read More »

Washington City Council Discusses Golf Course

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Washington City Council at a recent meeting discussed options for operating the Cedar Hills Golf Course. That followed a recommendation by the City Auditor that the course operate independently of the city, as a nonprofit entity. It was decided that additional information be gathered, with a goal of making a decision by the end of the year. The city currently ... Read More »

Marysville Pool To Close August 12th

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Marysville’s current city swimming pool will close for good August 12th. Demolition of the pool will begin a week later, with construction of a new facility slated to begin. The City Council at their last meeting declared the pool slide as surplus, but made no decision as to what would be done with it. Read More »

Kansas City Chiefs Terminate GM Scott Pioli

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Friday that the club and General Manager Scott Pioli have mutually agreed to part ways. “After several productive conversations, we made the difficult decision to part ways with Scott Pioli and allow him to pursue other opportunities,” Chiefs Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt said. “Scott has been an invaluable member ... Read More »

CMH asking visitors to refrain from visiting if sick

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Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) is taking precautionary measures for visitors due to a rise in flu cases in Marysville and Marshall County. All visitors to the hospital must wash their hands before entering and when leaving a patient’s room and they must wear a mask. CMH is also asking visitors who do not feel well to refrain from entering the ... Read More »

Rep. Heulskamp looses Ag Committee seat

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U.S. Representative Tim Heulskamp has lost his seat on the House Ag committee.  A group of about 30 House Republican leaders met in private and they decided to take matters into their own hands and make an example of 4 conservatives who didn’t vote consistently with House Speaker John Boehner and his allies.  If the decision stands, the U.S. House ... Read More »

Meeting to Discuss Bern School’s Future

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Concerned citizens filled the Bern Attendance Center Monday evening to listen and discuss a proposal to close the Bern school.  The crowd included students, parents, business owners, community leaders and residents of the Bern area. The Prairie Hills USD 113 Board of Education has proposed closing both the Bern and Summerfield Schools to improve the financial situation of the district.  ... Read More »