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Marshall County Partnership for Growth Focuses on Housing


The Marshall County Partnership for Growth plans to focus on housing needs.    “Our community has talked about the need for additional market rate housing for years. It’s time to act”, Marysville Mayor Bill Phillipi stated during a recent brain-storming meeting focusing on housing needs for Marshall County. Rob Peschel, Chairman of the Marshall County Partnership for Growth, Inc., agreed ... Read More »

Nebraska Tornado Drill Wednesday


Gage County Emergency Management is participating in Nebraska’s State Weather Awareness week.  The State of Nebraska is holding a tornado safety drill Wednesday.  A morning drill will begin at 10 a.m. with a mock tornado warning and activation of the outdoor warning sirens.  A second warning may be issued around 7 p.m.  Gage County Emergency Management Director Mark Meints said ... Read More »

Long Term Care Insurance Discussion: Knowledge at Noon


“Long Term Care Insurance: What you need to know” will be the program at Knowledge at Noon on Thursday, March 1st.  The program will introduce attendees to long-term care and help them understand the need to plan for changing health and independence as we age.  The program will highlight how the potential costs of long-term care and their financial impact.  ... Read More »

Wymore Rescue Needs More Radios


Wymore Rescue representative Gary Genrich asked the Wymore city council Wednesday night asking if the Wymore Fire Department could loan some radios to the rescue department. Genrich said the rescue department has applied for different grants and hopes to eventually have radios of its own but are currently in need of more radios. Mark Meints, a member of Wymore Fire ... Read More »

Grandson calls Grandma for money


A grandmother in Summerfield received a call from her grandson.  The only problem is that she didn’t have a grandson.  The caller claimed to be a grandchild desperately in need of cash.  This is another scam that has come to our listening area.  With the current economy criminals appear to be working the phone lines and emails harder than ever.  ... Read More »

Wymore Fire Depart in critical need of EMTs


Wymore Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department is looking for a few good rescuers.  According to Mark Meints, Rescue Chief there is a critical need for volunteers who would be interested in becoming Emergency Medical Technicians.  Volunteers who join the rescue team will have the opportunity to receive training in structural and wild land firefighting, emergency medical response, hazardous materials, and ... Read More »