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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 ... Read More »

Motorists Beware: Kansas Deer-Vehicle Collisions Peak in Mid-November


TOPEKA — Deer can be spotted near our state’s roadways any time of the year. However, in the fall, motorists should be especially vigilant for deer crossing the highways. Deer breeding season peaks in mid-November, and this marks the period when deer-vehicle collisions are highest. That’s why the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Meets, Discusses Budget & Roads


The Washington County Commissioners met Monday. The 2014 budget summary was approved for publication, with a public hearing set for Monday, August 19th at 9 a.m. in the courthouse. Detailed budget information is available in the County Clerk’s Office. Wiley Kerr had addressed the group regarding conditions of county roads near Mahaska. After viewing the damage, and looking at options ... Read More »

Holiday Travel Tips


The Marysville Police Department, and many other police agencies across the state of Kansas and the Kansas Highway Patrol will be participating in the Kansas Thanksgiving Traffic Enforcement Campaign now thru Sunday November 25th. A grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation will underwrite overtime traffic enforcement that especially targets impaired drivers along with vehicle occupants who are not properly ... Read More »

Eight Teens Injured in Accident


Eight teenagers were injured Saturday when the vehicle they were driving in left the road, struck an embankment, and rolled onto its driver’s side. The Nemaha County Sheriff’s Department reported that 17 year old Kayla Reed of Nemaha was driving an SUV on Highway 67, just south of Highway 136. Officials believe the vehicle went off the right side of ... Read More »

Beatrice Man Killed in Single Vehicle Accident

    59 year old Bruce A. Benash of Beatrice, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident on Saturday morning.   The accident occurred on West Chestnut Road approximately a ½ mile east of Southwest 100th Road.    Benash was driving eastbound on East Chestnut Road when his vehicle left the road and collided with a bridge structure on ... Read More »

Nemaha County Commission Minutes

    UNOFFICIAL MINUTES — These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting.   June 18, 2012 Unofficial   The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, June 18, 2012 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Wessel ... Read More »

Marysville Man Injured In One Vehicle Accident

A Marysville Man was injured Saturday in a single vehicle accident north of Blue Rapids on Highway 77.  According to the Kansas Highway Patrol Steven B. Smith, age 32, of Marysville was injured in the accident which occurred at approximately 6:50 in the afternoon.  According to the report Smith was Northbound on US 77 when his vehicle left the east ... Read More »

Board of Marshall County Commissioners’ Minutes

 May 29, 2012   The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Robert S. Connell members and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present.   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m.    The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute.   The minutes and agenda ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Minutes

COMMISSION MINUTES, May 29, 2012            The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, and Lou Kern, County Clerk.      Chairman ... Read More »