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Sheriff Hargrave Updates Citizens on Search For Police Impersonator

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The follow is an update on the search for a Police Impersonator in Northeast Kansas & Southeast Nebraska from Marshall County Sheriff Dan Hargrave No new incidents to report as of this morning. We are currently working with Nebraska authorities on several leads they might have, and a couple of incidents in Gage County over the last few days. We ...

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Teens Take Stolen Car On High Speed Chase Near Beatrice

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A high speed chase Sunday evening reached 95 mph approaching Beatrice, as two teenagers in a vehicle stolen in Fairbury were arrested in connection with the incident. Eighteen-year-old Jack R. Bussey was a passenger, and was dropped from the vehicle as authorities attempted to stop it. The driver then left, and continued until a blown tire ended the chase at ...

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Medical Issue Might Be Blamed In Beatrice Fatal Accident

A fatality accident in Beatrice Tuesday afternoon involved a 53 year old white male, who may have suffered a medical problem before his car crashed. The individual was southbound on an access road in the mall parking lot at Highway 77 and Industrial Road, traveling at a high rate of speed. He struck several cars and a light pole, and ...

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Slow down on blacktop north of Greenleaf!!

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind travelers that the blacktop road between Highway 36 and Greenleaf has a 55 m.p.h. speed limit.  They realize it’s easy to turn off of Highway 36 and just stay at 65 m.p.h., but the speed limit is 55.  As a result, the Sheriff’s Department will be increasing patrol of that roadway ...

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Shop For 2013 Part D Plan

     Want to save money? It is time to start shopping and enrolling in a 2013 Medicare Part D Plan.  The open enrollment period for Medicare 2013 Part D Prescription Plans begins next week on October 15th and will continue only until December 7th. Coverage on a 2013 plan starts January 1, 2013. 31 Medicare Part D plans are available ...

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K-15 by Linn Now 55 mph

The speed limit on K-15 by Linn will soon be lowered to 55 miles per hour. Dale Hershberger, Department of Transportation, met with a group of Linn residents; Gene Helms, Washington County Commissioner; Mike Savage, Linn Public School Principal; Terry Ohlde, Linn Mayor and Representative Sharon Schwartz, on March 2nd to discuss lowering the speed limit. Hershberger told the group ...

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Lincoln Nebraska Man Injured in Washington County Accident

A Lincoln, Nebraska man was injured in a one vehicle accident on Saturday. Emergency units were called to Wagon Train Road 1/2 mile north of Spence. The Washington County Sheriff’s report stated Timothy Gunther, Lincoln Nebraska driving a 1995 Ford, lost control on curve due to excessive speed, striking utility pole. Gunther and a passenger were transported to Hanover Hospital ...

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Wymore Man Sentenced to Prison

District Judge Paul Korslund sentenced a 36-year-old Wymore man to 14-15 years in prison Wednesday morning. Paul W. Mick was found guilty of burglary, operating a motor vehicle to avoid arrest and driving under the influence earlier this month after leading Gage County Sheriff’s deputies on a high speed chase with a stolen car last September. In addition to the ...

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Police Pursuit leads to arrest

Beatrice Police were involved in a vehicle chase on Friday morning. An officer observed a pickup truck travelling north on sixth street.  The truck crossed over the yellow line and drove north in the southbound lane.  According to the officer the pickup stayed in the southbound lane forcing the officer to change lanes to avoid a collision. The officer turned ...

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