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Gage County Supervisors Opt Not To Increase Security At Courthouse

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Gage County Board of Supervisors on a 4-3 vote opted not to increase security measures at the county courthouse. A motion to require the public pass through screening was amended and would have required anyone, including staff, to be screened, resulting in confusion on the vote. On a revote, the decision stood that current practices will remain in place, and will not ... Read More »

Kirkpatrick Sworn In As New Wymore Chief Of Police

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The City of Wymore swore in Russell Kirkpatrick as new Chief of Police, after his appointment April 8. The 57-year-old most recently served as Police Chief in Eastvale, Texas, and had worked in law enforcement in the Omaha area as Cass County Deputy, along with ties to North Platte. He succeeds Bryan Davidson, who left after 17 years to serve as security ... Read More »

R.P.M. Access Reports Theft & Burglary Incidents Near Beattie

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An incident of theft and another of burglary have been reported in recent weeks by R.P.M. Access, which is involved with construction of the wind farm near Beattie. Over a weekend earlier this month, a welder and power tools were taken from a work trailer after chains on the door were cut. More recently, a tractor on site was used ... Read More »

Southeast CC Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

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Beginning in January 2014, Southeast Community College employees Linda Bettinger (Principal Investigator) and Jo Schuster (Co-PI) will lead a three-year National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education grant project to develop a Cyber Security focus for SCC’s Computer Information Technology program. Norman Stimbert, curriculum coordinator, will lead new curriculum development, and faculty will revise current curriculum to meet Center for Academic ... Read More »

Gage County Courthouse may be limited to one side entrance

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Courthouse entrance at the Gage County Courthouse in Beatrice could be limited to just the east side.  This after the bomb threats to several southeast Nebraska courthouses on November 2nd.  Visitors would have to pass through security as they came in.  There would have to be modifications done, such as creating a wider pathway to the doors and installing a ... Read More »

Senator Roberts Meets With Marshall County Residents

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Senator Pat Roberts spoke to a crowd of approximately 60 people Wednesday afternoon at Marysville City Hall.  Topics discussed included everything from border security to new light bulb regulations.   Community Memorial Healthcare CEO Curtis Hawkins told Senator Roberts that he is concerned that critical access hospitals are at risk due to changes in Medicare and Medicade regulations.  Roberts stated ... Read More »

SCC Implementing Emergency Messaging System

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Southeast Community College is implementing an emergency messaging system to broadcast alerts to students, staff and faculty. Effective Oct. 4, the first day of the Fall Quarter, SCC will provide emergency messaging through a partnership with Regroup, which provides an integrated communications platform for organizations, including next-generation e-mail groups, SMS notifications and emergency messaging. Lyle Neal, vice president for technology/Milford ... Read More »

Paypal Email is announced as a scam

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A new e-mail scam is circulating in Northeast Kansas. Law enforcement reports that an e-mail is appearing in the inbox of residents..  The email states it’s from PayPal and the recipient’s account has been suspended. In order to return the account to good standing, the recipient is told they must return the e-mail with personal descriptors such as date of ... Read More »

County Stampede fatality identified

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A 20-year old man who was found unconscious at the Country Stampede and died in route to the hospital has been identified.  Sheriff Greg Riat says security at the Tuttle Creek State Park called his office after Jacob Krueztzer of Beaver Creek, Nebraska was found unresponsive at the campground about 2:30 Thursday morning. Kreutzer died on the way to the ... Read More »

Marshall County Rural Fire Department receives grant money

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U.S. Senator Pat Roberts has announced more than $690,000 in thirteen grants to Kansas firefighters to improve homeland security. Of those, Nemaha County Rural Fire District #4 in Bern will receive a nearly $19,000 grant for fire operations and safety. In addition, Marshall County Rural Fire District #9 in Frankfort will receive a more than $15,000 grant for fire operations ... Read More »