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Blaine Resident Killed In K-13 Auto Crash Friday

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A Blaine man, Warren Berg, 57, was killed Friday afternoon in a two vehicle crash on Highway K-13, 12 miles north of Manhattan. He had crossed the center line colliding head-on with Rickie Maginness, 61, of Westmoreland. That driver and a passenger, Frank Wege, 76, of Olsberg were not injured. The accident happened shortly after 1 p.m.

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Injury Accident Sends Nebraska Man To Hospital

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An injury accident was reported Monday afternoon, shortly before 1 p.m., ten miles north of Marysville on U.S. Highway 77. Justin James, 28, of Sangar, Nebraska lost control, crossing the center line, then hit a guardrail and went into the ditch. He was transported to Community Memorial Hospital in Marysville.

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Hazardous Materials Study Approved In Plans To Extend Rail Trail

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Approval of funding up to $3,500 to move forward with a hazardous materials study for an area south of Beatrice is a next step in plans to extend a trail south to the state line, where it would connect with the Blue River Rail Trail extending to Marysville. An environmental study is required for any potential grant funding that may ...

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Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. A good deal of the meeting centered on clarification of the billing cycle for the intangibles tax, which was repealed by voters in November of 2012, and is set to expire. That led some to believe that recent tax statements billing an intangibles tax was in error. Terry Hughes brought the matter up during ...

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Lower Big Blue Natural Resource District To Discuss Rail Trail Expansion

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The Lower Big Blue Natural Resource District will again take up discussion on a proposal that they take ownership of the Rail Trail south of Beatrice to the state line. No action was taken as the matter was discussed previously in August. The Nebraska Trails Foundation has currently raised some $814,000 of the estimated $840,000 cost of construction of the fifteen mile ...

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USDA Grant To Fund Repairs To Barneston Water Transmission Line

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The USDA Rural Development Emergency Community Water Assistance Grant program will fund $136,000 to repair a Barneston water transmission line that froze over this past winter. A more permanent solution is planned with the aid of the funding that will help avoid such issues in the future.

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Marysville Woman Airlifted After Accident Near Beatrice

A Marysville woman, Susan McHenry, 52, was injured Sunday, and airlifted to a Lincoln hospital after she was injured when her vehicle apparently crossed the center line, and struck an oncoming semi on U.S. Highway 77 south of Beatrice. Ricky Webb, 49, of Booneville, Missouri had swerved to the shoulder, but could not avoid the collision. He, and a passenger in the truck ...

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Pawnee County Commission Looking To Close Road Near Summerfield

A road on the state line two miles east of Summerfield slated for closure by Pawnee County Commissioners was the topic of discussion during a recent public hearing. Although the road is minimum maintenance, and a quarter mile section of the road is already closed, several area landowners and farmers are in favor of keeping the road open. After an hour long ...

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Severe Weather Awareness: Outdoor Sirens Are Intended For Outdoor Use Only

This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kansas. The National Weather Service put the following information together to remind the public that outdoor warning sirens are not intended to alert people indoors. Every year the National Weather Service and the emergency management communities get together and provide severe weather information for the public. Each year we emphasize the fact ...

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Proposed Bill Would Require Transmission Lines Be Reviewed

State Representative Sharon Schwarz of Washington recently testified for a bill that would require power transmission line projects to undergo a review by the Kansas Electric Transmission Authority before proceeding to the Kansas Corporation Commission. The proposed legislation was prompted by the K.C.C. granting a Certificate of Convenience to Clean Line Energy, which plans to build an electric transmission line ...

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