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Jury Selection Begins for Attempted Murder Trial.

Jury selection is scheduled to begin Tuesday for the trial for Stephen Macomber, a Topeka man charged in the attempted murder of a Marshall County Sheriff‘s deputy. In March, Macomber pleaded ” not guilty” to nine counts in Marshall County District Court. The charges, including attempted first-degree murder, were filed in connection with the shooting of Marshall County Deputy Fernando ...

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Wheat Plot Tours Scheduled

Marshall County will have two wheat plots for wheat producers to tour. The first tour will be the Marshall County Wheat Plot Tour, which will be held on Wednesday, June 8. The tour will begin at 6:00 P.M. at the Richard Holthaus Farm, located a little over 1 mile north of Axtell on 30th Road. There will be 13 wheat ...

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Marysville Swimming Pool May Not Be Ready for the Big Blue BBQ and Car Show

It does not appear the Marysville City Pool will be open for the events during the first weekend of June. The Big Blue BBQ and the Car Show have both brought large crowds to the downtown area and to the pool. Carrathurs Pool Company plans to begin painting the pool soon, but could not give a completion date to the ...

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Macomber Pleads Not Guilty to Attempted Murder

Stephen Alan Macomber pleaded not guilty to 10 charges in Marshall County District Court Tuesday morning. The charges stem from an incident that occurred on June 7, 2010. The incident included the shooting Marshall County Sheriff’s Deputy Fernando Salcedo and the kidnapping of Hedy Saville who lives in Blue Rapids. Macomber pleaded not guilty to: — Attempted first-degree murder of ...

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Severe Weather Awareness Week

The week of March 6 is the official Severe Weather Awareness Week. The Annual Statewide Severe Weather Tornado Drill will take place Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. Kansas recorded 88 tornadoes in 2010.The record number of tornadoes in Kansas remains at 187 documented in 2008. The average number of tornadoes that occur across Kansas during the past 20 years is around ...

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Hassler has No Comment on Firing

Washington City Administrator Kurt Hassler was terminated by the Washington City Council during a special meeting on Thursday. Hassler was hired by the city of Washington in June of 2008. According to the meeting minutes the council returned to open session after two executive sessions lasting approximately 35 minutes. Justin Cordry immediately made a motion to terminate of employment of ...

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B&B – Nemaha Valley School District to choose interim Superintendent Monday

The election of officers for the newly formed Nemaha Valley-B&B school district is the first order of business for th Temporary Board of Education. The elected President and Vice-President will serve until June 30, 2010 or until his/her successor is elected and qualified. Donna Whiteman of KASB informed the Temporary Board of Education cannot enter into a contractual agreement with ...

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SCC Professor’s “Field Guide” published

SCC science instructor writes field guide to state’s amphibians, reptiles Can you name the poisonous snakes in Nebraska? Dan Fogell can. Call it an obsession or a passion, but the Southeast Community College science instructor turned his digging, climbing, poking, researching, and photographing into “A Field Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Nebraska.” Published this spring, it is the ...

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Unemployment rates increase across Kansas

Marshall, Nemaha, and Washington County unemployment rates rose during the month of July.  The Kansas Department of Labor released the July unemployment rates Friday.  Marshall County unemployment rate was 4.6 percent, Washington County was 4.4 percent and Nemaha county was 4.1 percent.  The unemployment rates were up from June, but down from July of 2009.  Statewide, the jobless rate increased ...

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Beatrice man arrested for 1st degree sexual assault

A Beatrice man was arrested Thursday morning for first degree sexual assault. According to court documents, July 7 the mother of a 15-year-old victim’s, made a complaint to the Beatrice Police alleging that a man in Beatrice was sexually involved with her 15 year old daughter. During a interview, the victim admitted to police that she was sexually involved with ...

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