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Hobbs pleads no contest in Nemaha County

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.

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Man pulled from grain bin Wednesday back at work Thursday

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 ...

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Future of B & B school to be decided March 20

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 ...

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Meetings to discuss Baileyville B & B schools Tuesday and Wednesday

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 ...

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City of Seneca will be able to complete Branch St.

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 ...

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Future of Baileyville School still up in the air

The USD 115 Nemaha Central Board of Education is seeking input on the Baileyville B&B Jr-Sr High school with the board of education expected to make a decision in March.  The three options they are looking at are, Option 1, having grades pre-Kindergarten thru 5th grade attend the Seneca facility and 6th thru 8th go to Baileyville.  Option 2 is closing the Baileyville ...

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Seneca filing for KDOT grant to complete downtown

A grant through the Kansas Department of Transportation will be submitted by the City of Seneca to help fund the rebuilding of the remaining four block original brick surface of Main Street from 7th to 10th Street. This will be Phase 2 of the project and it’s projected to cost $1.5 million. A 20% minimum local match would be required ...

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SKF USA in Seneca to consolidate with North Carolina Facility

SKF USA in Seneca announced plans earlier this week to transfer the manufacture of industrial seal products from Franklin, North Carolina to it’s production facility in Seneca.  $2.4 million will be invested to upgrade the Seneca facility and the consolidation will take about 18 months.  28 employees will lose their job in North Carolina.  The Seneca plant currently employs 150 ...

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Congressman Huelskamp to be in Seneca Saturday

Kansas 1st District Congressman Tim Huelskamp will be in Seneca this Saturday, Dec. 1st for a Town Hall Meeting.  He’ll be at the Cornerstone Coffee Haus  at 431 Main Street in Seneca from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday to hear from his constituents on issues that will be brought up in the new Congress.  The public is invited to attend.

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Theft in Seneca

Sometime between October 24th and November 8th, someone stole a pallet of John Deere suitcase weights and a pair of tires from Todd Tractor Company in Seneca.  There are 20 weights on a pallet, weighing 93 pounds each and the tires are size 18.4×42 Firestones on yellow rims.  The loss is estimated to be more than $5,000.  There was also ...

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