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Marysville Man Arrested Following High-Speed Nebraska Police Chase

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A 37 year old Marysville man was arrested in Nebraska following a high-speed chase. Authorities in Nebraska are saying that Justin T. Sutterlin is a suspect in Kansas for a convenience store burglary that took place in Mitchell County early Tuesday. Fairbury, Nebraska police arrested Sutterlin on suspicion of burglary and other charges after the high-speed chase. He is being ...

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Jefferson County stays with 3 commissioners

Jefferson County will stay with 3 commissioners on their board after the question was defeated by 200 votes as to whether they should stay with 3 commissioners or bump it up to 5 commissioners on the board.  If voters had approved the question to have 5 commissioners, it would have cost the county at least $60,000 more to cover their ...

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Jefferson County To Vote On Having 5 Commissioners

Jefferson County is considering adding 2 commissioners to it’s board.  Voter’s will decide whether or not to make it a 5 person board.  The three-person committee of County Clerk Sandra Stelling, County Attorney Linda Bauer and County Treasurer Leroy Bast would select 2 additional commissioners to serve at-large until redistricting takes effect.  If it passes, commissioners would represent approximately 1,500 ...

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Firefighters battle grass fire in Jefferson County

Jefferson County Firefighters battled a grass fire Tuesday afternoon about 10 miles southeast of Fairbury that burned nearly 80 acres of prairie grass.  The fire was caused by a Rotary Mower as it struck a rock or something that caused a spark.  High winds added to the challenge of putting the fire out.

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West Nile Virus confirmed in Jefferson County

A mosquito carrying the West Nile Virus has been confirmed in Jefferson County. A spokes person with Public Health Solutions says this shouldn’t be made into a crisis, but is just a reminder to take precautions with mosquitos. Peak season for mosquitos is August and September but with the dry weather this year, that may be unpredictable. Public Health Solutions ...

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