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Sabetha City Commission: Walking Trail discussion tabled

Safety was the major concern among all community members present at the Sabetha City Commission meeting Monday night, Oct. 9. Many were present to express their opinions on a walking…

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Morrill City Council 9.18.17

Submitted by Linda Hill, City Clerk The Morrill City Council met in regular session on Monday, Sept. 18, with members Miles Ploeger, Dan Halstead, Mary Meyer, Robert Wahwasuck and Todd…

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City Commission: Tree committee proposed for Pony Creek Lake

At the Sabetha City Commission meeting Monday, Sept. 25, Doug Grimm of Grimm’s Gardens presented a proposal on beautifying the area surrounding Sabetha Pony Creek Lake. Present for the meeting…

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Sabetha City Commission: Sabetha Hospital to operate health and wellness center

After nearly 10 years of planning and fundraising, a Sabetha Health and Wellness Center will become a reality — but under new terms and in a new location. At the…

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Crime & Courts

Second suspect arrested in local vehicle thefts

The second suspect in a string of local vehicle thefts has been arrested following a high-speed chase in Iowa. John Detimore, 18, of Burlingame, and Brandon King, 25, of Scranton…

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Local area sees multiple vehicle burglaries

Multiple social media posts from local residents about their vehicles being broken into have sparked awareness and served as reminders to others to lock their vehicles, homes and garages. According…

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Brown County Sheriff warns of new scam

The Brown County Sheriff’s Office has recently been made aware of another new scam to hit the area. Residents are reporting they are receiving phone calls stating they are about…

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Nemaha County District Court 10.15.17

LIMITED CASES FINISHED Beatrice Community Hospital vs. Ana Lierz of Seneca, judgment for the plaintiff in the amount of $1,178 plus interest and costs. Jefferson Capital Systems LLC vs. Claudie…

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County Government

Governing Body: Nemaha County Commission

The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, Oct. 9, in the Commissioner’s Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by…

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Brown County Commission 10.9.17

The Board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session Monday, Oct. 9. Members present were Chairman Steve Roberts, Dwight Kruse and Keith Olsen. Also present were County Clerk Melissa…

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Nemaha County Commission 10.2.17

Submitted by Mary Kay Schultejans The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, Oct. 2, in the Commissioner’s Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting…

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Brown County Commission 9.29.17

Friday, Sept. 29 The Board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session Friday, Sept. 29, with the following members present: Chairman Steve Roberts, Dwight Kruse and Keith Olsen. Also…

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Local & Area

Local enforcement agencies to collect unused medications

Law enforcement officers at locations across the state will be collecting unused leftover medications for safe disposal on Saturday, Oct. 28. But in Nemaha and Brown counties, this Takeback Day…

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Organization News: Sabetha Chamber of Commerce

Submitted by Gina Murchison, Director The meeting was called to order by the Chamber’s president Jennifer Huber. Others present were Cindy Alderfer, Marlene Bosworth, Brendon Garrett, Carol Henninger, Julie Burenheide,…

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Free program about underground railroad offered in Holton

Submitted The Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Society will host “Lawbreakers for the Common Good,” a multi-media presentation and discussion led by Anne Hawkins at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26,…

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Nemaha County Farm Bureau donates to Sabetha Food Pantry

Nemaha County Farm Bureau donated food to the food pantries in Seneca and Sabetha last week. Anna Baker, Nemaha County Farm Bureau Woman’s Chairman, presents groceries to Ken Lehman at...
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