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One Confirmed Case of Lyme Disease

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 ...

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Health Officials Warn of Increase in Rabies

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, ...

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Washington Commisioners’ Meeting Minutes

           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.      ...

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Highways and Hospital are the Priorities in Marysville

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 ...

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State of Kansas Protests Proposed Child Labor Law Changes

Gov. Sam Brownback and other Kansas officials say proposed rules from the federal government would limit youth farm work too much. Brownback and Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt have sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Labor, protesting proposed changes in regulations for young farm laborers. The state‘s secretaries of agriculture, labor and commerce sent their own statement, asking ...

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Marysville Council Approves New Police Auxilary Program

The Marysville City Council approved a new police auxiliary program at their Monday night meeting.  Police Chief Todd Ackerman requested the program to help with personnel issues in specific situations.  The new auxiliary personnel would not be armed.   According to Ackerman the auxiliary personnel would only use force as a last resort.  Their primary function would be to observe and ...

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Washington County Board Minutes

 COMMISSION MINUTES, October 31, 2011            The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, October 31, 2011 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present: Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner, Chairman; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney and Lou Kern, County Clerk.  Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner was absent.   ...

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Nemaha County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

UNOFFICIAL MINUTES — These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. August 1, 2011 Unofficial The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, August 1, 2011 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Tim Burdiek leading the flag salute. ...

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7/25/11 Nemaha County Commissioners Minutes

    UNOFFICIAL MINUTES — These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting.   July 25, 2011 Unofficial   The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, July 25, 2011 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Tim Burdiek ...

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Nemaha County Commissioners Minutes

The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, July 11, 2011 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Tim Burdiek leading the flag salute.  Present also were Commissioners Mark Wessel and Gary Scoby, Road and Bridge Supervisor Dennis Ronnebaum and Office Manager Janet Linden, and County ...

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