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Clean Line Energy Meeting Planned For Saturday In Seneca

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A meeting of landowners, and other residents affected by construction of a proposed energy transmission line across northeast Kansas is planned Saturday evening in Seneca. A local group will energize and coordinate efforts to oppose the proposal, which would come into Washington, and across Marshall and Nemaha counties. Some 20 speakers were among several hundred people in attendance in Seneca ... Read More »

Seneca DMV Office Now Offers CDL Testing

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The Seneca office of the Kansas Division of Motor Vehicles is now among 13 state offices qualified to offer commercial driver’s license testing.  A C.D.L is required for anyone wanting to drive a vehicle with a gross weight over 26,000 pounds, designed to carry 16 or more passengers, or requires hazardous material placards. It requires both a written and skills ... Read More »

Highway Construction To Impact Highway 36 in Seneca

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Eastbound and westbound U.S. 36 from 11th Street to Community Drive in Seneca (Nemaha County) will have lane restrictions for a new intersection construction project beginning on Tuesday, May 28 through late 2013, weather permitting. A City of Seneca project will construct a new intersection halfway between 11th Street and Community Drive at a new roadway to be named, Fairway ... Read More »

Branch Street Project to begin May 1 in Seneca

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Hall Brothers of Marysville put in the low bid for the Branch Street extension in Seneca, at a cost of just over $2 million for an asphalt surface roadway. The bid was almost $27,000 below engineers estimates. The project will consist of extending Branch Street 1/2 mile from 11th Street to Community Drive. A connecting street to US Highway 36 with a ... Read More »

New City Administrator for Seneca hired

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The Seneca City Council hired a new City Administrator Wednesday night at their meeting.  Matt Rehder, who has served as the planning and zoning director for the City of El Dorado the past six years was hired.  He has a Master’s Degree from the University of Nebraska – Omaha in public administration.  Redher is schduled to start on April 8 ... Read More »

Hobbs pleads no contest in Nemaha County

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David Hobbs of Seneca pleaded no contest in Nemaha County District Court to amended charges of indecent solicitation of a child. He had originally been charged with three child sex charges but entered into a plea agreement. Sentencing has been set for March 28 in Seneca. Read More »

Man pulled from grain bin Wednesday back at work Thursday

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The man who was rescued from a grain bin at Valley View Milling, located north of Seneca, Wednesday afternoon, was back on the job Thursday already. Mark Haverkamp, who is also chairman of Valley View Milling, wanted to thank all the responders who came to help rescue him. The call came in about 12:40 Wednesday afternoon and he was brought ... Read More »

Future of B & B school to be decided March 20

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The future of the Baileyville B&B school district will be decided at a special USD 115 Board of Education Meeting on Wednesday, March 20 at the Nemaha Valley High School Gym in Seneca beginning at 6 pm. They are debating three options, the first is having 6th thru 8th grade attend school in Baileyville with the rest of the students ... Read More »

Meetings to discuss Baileyville B & B schools Tuesday and Wednesday

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A meeting to discuss the future of the Baileyville B&B school district is coming up Tuesday evening in Baileyville at 7 pm and also on Wednesday at 7 pm at the Nemaha Valley High School in Seneca.  The USD 115 Board of Education is looking at three options, having Pre-K thru 5th grade go to school in Seneca and 6th ... Read More »

City of Seneca will be able to complete Branch St.

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The City of Seneca was able to purchase the final tracts of land needed to complete Branch Street.  They were able to acquire the five tracts of land from Seneca Motel owner Richard Ayres of Casper, WY for $17,700.  The city plans to extend Branch Street a half mile from 11th Street to Community Drive plus build a connecting street ... Read More »