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Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – July 28th

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The Board of County Commission (BOCC) for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, July 28, 2014 in the Commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; and Gary Ouellette, 3rd District Commissioner. Denae Dimler, County Clerk, was present to record meeting minutes. Next regular ... Read More »

Gage County & Nebraska Statewide Election Results

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Beatrice voters Tuesday soundly rejected a proposed half cent hike in the city sales tax. Of all ballots cast, 62 percent were against the effort earmarked for the street department. In a race for Gage County Supervisor, District 3, incumbent Kathy Setzer was unseated by challenger Erich Tiemann by a slim margin, 266 to 247. That represented a mere 19 votes, with over 500 cast. Bob ... Read More »

Consumer Alert: Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger Fines Marketing Firm, Issues Cease/Desist Order

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TOPEKA, Kan. — Sandy Praeger, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance, has issued fines totaling $9,000 and a cease and desist order against an Ohio-licensed insurance marketing firm for illegal activities in Kansas. The company, now known primarily as Lead Generating Systems, LLC, was fined $5,000 in August as part of a judgment by the Kansas Insurance Department. An earlier fine of ... Read More »

Bullet Proof Ballistic Shields bought by Seneca City Council

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Three bullet proof ballistic shields have been ordered by the Seneca City Council to be placed in the three Seneca Police Department patrol cars for emergency use.  The cost of the shields was $6,000.  Bids are also being accepted by the Seneca Police Department to replace their current pickup truck.  The current truck will be used by the street department ... Read More »

Injury Accident Occurs at Hwy 36 and Hwy 99 Intersection

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An injury accident occurred Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 36 and Highway 99.  According to Marysville Fire Chief Richardson a car on Highway 99 entered the intersection and was hit by a pickup truck travelling on Highway 36.  Richardson said there were injuries as a result of the crash.  KNDY contacted the Marshall County Sheriff’s department on Thursday ... Read More »

K-State Announces Contract Extension for AD John Currie

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Courtesy of K-State Sports Information MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University President Kirk Schulz announced today that Athletics Director John Currie has signed a contract extension through the 2018 academic year, a move that recognizes the success of the department under Currie’s leadership while providing continuity as K-State surges forward toward its vision of a model intercollegiate athletics program. The ... Read More »

One Confirmed Case of Lyme Disease

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A confirmed report of Lyme disease has been reported in the listening area.  Lyme disease is a deer tick borne disease.  The bite of a deer tick can transmit the disease into the body.  According to the National Center for Disease Control the initial indicator of the disease is a large bruise in the area of the bite.  This is ... Read More »

Health Officials Warn of Increase in Rabies

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) wants to remind the public to have their animals vaccinated against rabies by a veterinarian. With 13 animals testing positive for rabies in Kansas since Jan. 1, health officials here anticipate an increase in the number of rabid animals this year compared to last year.  The 13 rabid animals included four skunks, ... Read More »

Washington Commisioners’ Meeting Minutes

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           COMMISSION MINUTES, March 19, 2012            The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, March 19, 2012 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner; Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney and Lou Kern, County Clerk.      ... Read More »

Highways and Hospital are the Priorities in Marysville

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Kent Nester, Department of Roads Manager for Marysville reports they are prepared for winter with five plow trucks and one loader.  According to Kent their vehicles are ready to roll with supplies of the salt mixture on hand.  Nester said their number one priority is always the highways and roads leading to the hospital.  He said a City of Marysville ... Read More »