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The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, May 31, 2011

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The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, May 31, 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 County Clerk Mary Kay Schultejans recording ... Read More »

Increase in Tuition Recommended

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The state’s institutions of higher learning are likely to become institutions of higher tuition when students return this fall. Most students at the state universities will probably pay higher tuition next fall – that is based on proposals made public yesterday from the state’s 6-public universities and the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. The universities say the ... Read More »

Brammer Sentenced to Prison

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District Judge Jim Patton sentenced Jason Brammer Tuesday in Marshall County District Court to 52 months in prison on a charge of involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence of alcohol and to 6 months in jail on a charge of driving without liability insurance. Brammer was found guilty of the charges by a Marshall County jury in March following ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Minutes, January 18, 2011

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The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner, Chairman; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, and Lou Kern, County Clerk.  Absent: Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, due to trial matters. Chairman Otott called the meeting ... Read More »

Medicare Press Release

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DECISION TIME FOR MEDICARE PART D Are you enrolled in a Medicare Part D Prescription Plan? Are you happy with it? Have you opened and read the packet of information from your current prescription drug insurance company with changes for 2011?  It explains the changes in the premium, deductible and prescriptions in the formulary for your plan in 2011.  Some ... Read More »

Direct crop payments may be in jepordy

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Jerry McReynolds, president of the National Association of Wheat Growers and a director of the Kansas Farm Bureau, said direct farm payments — annual payments based on historical crop yields — are a key piece in the safety net provided by the federal farm bill. In the western reaches of Kansas, the greatest limiting factor is a lack of rainfall, ... Read More »

Marysville City Council discusses budget concerns

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The Marysville City Council met in regular session Monday evening.  Included in city business was a report on sales tax earnings.  Sales tax collected for the month of January was $70,351, up slightly from January of 2009.  The council reviewed the budget status up to the current time and included a report by Rick Shain, City Administrator concerning financial issues.  ... Read More »

Ag Profitability Conference

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The annual area Ag Profitability Conference that was held in Smith Center today brought together an all-star cast of 6 Ag Economics experts from Kansas State University and a little over 50-area producers trying to absorb the financial advice necessary to make this a profitable year down on the farm. The program was co-sponsored by Smith County Extension and Post ... Read More »

Insurance Commissioner Fines Company, Demands Refunds

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TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger has levied a $5,000 fine against a Kansas-licensed insurance company and has ordered premium refunds for those consumers affected by the company’s statute violations. In an order issued Dec. 8, Commissioner Praeger ordered Progressive Direct Insurance Company, based in Mayfield Village, Ohio, to pay the monetary penalty for violating statutes and regulations ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Minutes

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The Marysville city council met Monday, approving the budget as proposed, for $9.2 million. The 71.682 levy is down slightly, 1.516 mills from the 2009 budget. The city inspector and public works administrator were asked to prioritize roofing repair on city owned buildings damaged by the summer hailstorm. The city received nearly $5,000 in insurance proceeds from Simmons Auditorium, which ... Read More »