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Voter Turnout Higher Than Expected Tuesday


Voter turnout in Tuesday’s General Election was a little higher than normal around the area.  Marshall and Nemaha County both reported that voter turnout was 67-68%, about average, while Washington and Gage County both reported a little higher than normal, with Washington County reporting 71% voter turnout and Gage County with 68%. Read More »

Gage County Bridge gets go ahead for bidding process


A federal aid bridge in Gage County southeast of Wymore has gotten the go ahead for the bidding process. The bridge crosses Indian Creek at 51st Road southeast of Wymore and extends from River Street in Blue Springs to 1st Street in Wymore. Federal funds will provide 90% of the funds for the project and Gage County have to pay ... Read More »

Gage County Medical Director Resigns

Gage County Board of Supervisors accepted the resignation of Gage County Medical Director Dr. Don Rice during their meeting Wednesday morning. As Medical Director, Dr. Rice oversaw ambulance and other emergency operations for a several Gage County cities, including Beatrice, Cortland, Clatonia, Pickrell and Odell. Dr. Rice worked with the county board to implement improved standards for EMS departments.  Many ... Read More »

Gage County Third Graders Farm Education Event

Nebraska Extension

Third graders in Gage County will enjoy a day on the farm this Wednesday.  The youth will be provided with seven stations to learn about life on the farm.  Sessions will include information about cows, pigs, sheep, chickens, grain and farm-to-table.  The event is sponsored by the Gage County Agricultural Society and the University of Nebraska Lincoln Extension Office. Read More »

Wymore Man Pleads Guilty to Arson

  A Wymore man has pleaded no contest to intentionally setting grass fires in rural southern Gage County.  Bryan Campbell was convicted of starting three fires on the evening of April 3rd.   The three charges did include third degree arson with damages amounting to more than $100.  In a plea agreement two of the charges were changed to damages ... Read More »

4th Annual Shop with a Cop Program

It is the 4th annual Gage County Sheriff’s Office “Shop with a Cop” program.  The dates set for this year’s event will be on December 14th and 15th.  Members from the sheriff’s office will once again be taking children from various schools in and around the Gage County area Christmas shopping.  Donations received each year from citizens and businesses go ... Read More »

Semi Driven by Odell Man Overturns

A semi driven by an Odell man overturned on Wednesday November 9th.  The Gage County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one vehicle accident at the junction of Hwy 41 and Hwy 34c spur near Adams.  Jamie J. Snyder (27 years old) was traveling east on Hwy 41 in a semi owned by Duis Commodities LLC of Odell.  The semi’s engine ... Read More »

Former Gage County Deputy Revokes His Own Bond

Terry Stiles, age 45, a former Gage County deputy was jailed Monday after asking the court to revoke his bond.  He was earlier convicted by a jury in September for two counts of third degree sexual assault of a child. Stiles is set to be sentenced on Dec. 12 and could face up to 10 years in prison. Judge Paul ... Read More »

Beatrice Man Convicted of Attempted Strangulation

Sean Cahill, age 53, of Beatrice no contest in Gage County District Court Wednesday to theft and assault charges.  He was convicted of attempted theft by receiving stolen property, attempted strangulation and attempted domestic assault. The charges resulted from two incidents.  In May Cahill’s former business partner was attempting to remove parts from the Shamrock Racing Shop.  Cahill shoved her ... Read More »

Wymore Police Searching for Information About Stolen Car

The Wymore Police Department is seeking information regarding the theft and vandalism to a vehicle.  Sometime in the early morning hours of October 24, 2011, someone took a red 1992 Chrysler convertible from a residence in Wymore.  The vehicle was recovered in Blue Springs the next day.  Extensive damage was done to the car.  Anyone with information about the theft ... Read More »