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Over $100,000 Stolen From Co-op

A Beatrice woman is facing felony theft charges after police say she misappropriated more than $100,000 from a local business. Jodi R. Dewey of Beatrice is charged with unauthorized use of a financial transaction device ($1,500 or more) and theft by unlawful taking ($1,500 or more), both of which are Class IV felonies. Dewey allegedly misappropriated over $100,000 from previous ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioner’s Meeting Minutes

COMMISSION MINUTES, September 6, 2011 The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner, Chairman; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney and Lou Kern, County Clerk. Chairman Otott called the meeting ... Read More »

Supreme Court Rules on Republican River

Kansas will be allowed to reopen a lawsuit against Nebraska over use of the water flowing in the Republican River. That was a decision handed down today by the U.S. Supreme Court. The Court will allow Kansas to file a petition over its allegations that Nebraska used more than its allocated share of water from the river in 2005 and ... Read More »

Pawnee offers DUI/DWI Treatment Program

Pawnee Mental Health Services is offering a new DUI/DWI Treatment Program for individuals whose use of alcohol or other drugs has put themselves and others at risk. The treatment program is designed to promote public safety by reducing the number of injuries and fatalities due to driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs. The treatment program uses The ... Read More »

Centralia Lake open for swimming

Centralia Lake use restrictions on water contact have been lifted.  KDHE says it has rescinded the advisory for Centralia City Lake in Nemaha County. The water is deemed safe for public use and there are no longer restrictions on activity. Read More »

Wymore man arrested for assault using a tire iron

On Thursday a Wymore man was arrested for second degree assault and use of a weapon to commit a felony.  Kenneth Rainey, 34 was arrested by the Wymore Police Department.  According to court documents, Rainey pulled a tire iron from the bed of his pickup and allegedly threatened the victim.   The victim continued walking toward Fifth and H Street. Rainey ... Read More »

Technology Classes In Concordia

The North Central Regional Planning Commission is reporting that several classes focusing on the use of communication technology will be offered in Concordia this month through the North Central Kansas Small Business Development Center. The classes include 3-offerings – Website Design Made Easy, Facebook 101-Setting up a Personal Facebook Account, and Facebook 201-Growing Your Business on Facebook. All 3-classes will ... Read More »

NFPA study: Nearly all structure fire deaths happen in home fires

Home fires cause annual average of 2,840 civilian deaths Quincy, Mass. – According to a new study, Home Structure Fires, from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), home fires account for 92 percent of fire deaths that occur in structures. These fires cause an average of 2,840 civilian deaths each year. “This study strongly underscores the need to aggressively work ... Read More »

Hanover Linn Barnes Schools discuss cost saving ideas

USD 223 Community Budget Meetings   Approximately One hundred sixty people attended the USD 223 community meetings held on March 29th & 30th in Linn and Hanover.  After hearing the possible reductions in state funding for the 2010-2011 school year, community members worked in small groups to brainstorm cost saving ideas for the district. As Superintendent of Schools, I was ... Read More »

Hanover Kindergartener Wins State Post Card Contest

Representative Sharon Swartz congratulated Kara Bruna – 1st grader at St. John’s Catholic School in Hanover, and her parents, Chad and Theresa Bruna. Her post card was selected the winner in the First Grade category. More than 630 kindergarten through sixth grade students from 22 counties across the state entered this year’s contest by designing a post card around the ... Read More »