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City declines pursuit of Westar wind energy offer

A failed motion is what transpired following a discussion at the Sabetha City Commission meeting Monday evening, regarding an offer that Westar made to the city.  The Sabetha City Commission…

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Morrill City Council 11.19.18

Submitted by Linda Hill, Morrill City Clerk The Morrill City Council met in regular session Monday, Nov. 19, with members Dan Halstead, Todd Gruber, Kevin Wikle and Robert Baumgartner present,…

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City wants review of wind facility zoning

The Sabetha City Commission met at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, at City Hall. Present were Mayor Doug Clark, Commissioners Nick Aberle, Norm Schmitt, Maridel Wittmer and Julie Burenheide, City…

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GOVERNING BODY: Morrill City Council

Submitted by Linda Hill City Clerk The Morrill City Council met in regular session Monday, Nov. 5, with members Dan Halstead, Todd Gruber, Kevin Wikle and Brad Stolzenberger present, and…

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Crime & Courts

Nemaha County Sheriff 12.10.2018

ARRESTS Travis R. Ross, 27, of Seneca was arrested on Dec. 6 on a Pawnee County, Neb., felony warrant. Ross waived extradition and was released to Nebraska authorities on Dec….

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Kansas Highway Patrol 12.10.18

At 12:40 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, a 2010 Subaru Truck driven by Christopher R. Liebbe, 39, of Dallas, Texas, was northbound on U.S. Highway 75. At the same time, a…

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Court Update: Gage Gresham

CA Sabetha man who was arrested in May 2018 for child sex crimes has had his sentencing continued. Gage Gresham, 20, was scheduled to appear in court Thursday, Dec. 6,…

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Brown County Sheriff 12.7.18

LOn Thursday, Nov. 29, the Brown County Sheriff’s Office conducted a search warrant at a residence in Powhattan. Brad Donahue, 41, of Powhattan, was arrested on a felony charge of…

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County Government

Nemaha County Commission 12.3.18

Submitted by Mary Kay Schultejans, County Clerk The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, Dec. 3, in the Commissioner’s Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The…

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Brown County Commission 12.3.18

The Board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, Dec. 3, with the following members present: Dwight Kruse and Keith Olsen. Also present were County Clerk Melissa…

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Brown County Commission 11.30.2018

The Board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session on Friday, Nov. 30. Members present were Chairman Steve Roberts, Dwight Kruse and Keith Olsen. Also present was County Clerk…

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Nemaha County Commission 11.26.2018

The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, Nov. 26, in the Commissioner’s Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by…

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Local & Area

Attendees kindle Christmas spirit in Netawaka

More than 100 people showed up for the Holiday Party at the Netawaka Family Fitness Center on Wednesday, Dec. 5, and got into an early holiday mood. While some events…

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Community musicians to offer Christmas concert

Submitted by Anne Moser Free Christmas Concert presented to the public by Town and Country Strings, directed by Anne Moser of Bern, the Kingdom Messengers, directed by Michael Strahm of…

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‘Light Up’ deadline is Friday

Anyone with a residence inside Sabetha’s city limits can enter the annual Light Up Sabetha House Decorating Contest, co-sponsored by the Sabetha Chamber of Commerce and City of Sabetha. Prizes…

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Area wind farm negotiations spark windstorm

Matt Diehl, Seneca Courier-Tribune With unanswered questions and a room full of residents concerned about the impact of the proposed Soldier Creek Wind Farm, Nemaha County Commissioners retained a Kansas…

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