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Meth Lab Seized in Steel City; Arrest Expected

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Jefferson County authorities Friday evening seized a meth lab in Steele City. An abandoned vehicle and various components used in manufacture of methamphetamine were taken. An arrest in the incident is expected. Read More »

44 wind turnbines approved in Gage and Jefferson Counties

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The Gage County Board of Supervisors have unanimously approved a special use permit to extEra Energy Resources to construct 12 wind turbines near Diller and Odell. Jefferson County Board of Supervisors also approved their permit for 32 turbines to be built in their county. Each wind turbine will be 426 feet tall and capable of producing 1.7 megawatts during ideal ... Read More »

Major Windfarm in the future for Gage and Jefferson Counties

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A major wind farm appears to be in the near future for Gage and Jefferson Counties. New Era Energy Resources announced last week their plans to build a $138 million facility, located between Steele City and Odell with 32-426 foot tall wind turbines planned for Jefferson County and a dozen in Gage County. They will be linked by underground cables and connected to ... Read More »

Steele City History Tour Scheduled for October 14th

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The public is invited to attend a walking history tour at the Steele City, Nebraska cemetery on Sunday, October 14th at 2:00 p.m. The tour will be led by Mitch Zabokrtsky. During the cemetery tour the group will learn about the founders and early area residents, first confederate and union soldiers buried in the cemetery, and the military members the ... Read More »

Fire Destroys Baler, Buildings and Hay Field.

  The Washington, Hanover, Steele City, Diller and Hollenberg fire departments were called out to a fire north of Washington, not far from the Nebraska border. According to Jerry Aldridge, Washington Rural Fire Chief a baler caught fire and started a field on fire.  The fire spread to an abandoned farm and destroyed several small buildings.  Aldridge said they remained ... Read More »

Man Killed In Accident Near Summerfield Identified

A man killed in a rollover accident three miles north of Summerfield has been identified as Steven Epps of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Pawnee County Sheriff’s Office reported Epps was traveling at a high rate of speed eastbound on Highway 8 approaching the south junction with Highway 99.  Evidence suggests Epps attempted to make a turn and rolled his vehicle into ... Read More »