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Portion of Quaker Hill Road to be closed for repairs

WESTERN — A portion of Quaker Hill Road in the Town of Western will be temporarily closed during the day from June 27 to June 30. The Western Highway Department said the road will be closed for repairs. The closure will be between Beartown Road and Wilson Road. The closure will take place from 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day.
WESTERN, NE
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Nebraska Community Foundation Hometown Interns

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - This summer’s group of Nebraska Community Foundation Hometown Interns is the largest yet, with 23 students serving in paid internships in 16 communities. University of Nebraska-Lincoln student Paige Kniep didn’t know she wanted to return home until completing her Nebraska Community Foundation (NCF) Hometown Internship...
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Seward County man killed in collision with train

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - A 38-year-old man was killed in a collision with a train Tuesday evening, according to the Saline County Sheriff’s Office. The crash happened in rural Friend around 5:25 p.m. The investigation revealed that Aaron Rathje was in a 2017 Ford F-150 pickup and entered the...
SEWARD COUNTY, NE
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GFWC Exeter Woman's Club tours Veterans Memorial

EXETER -- Seven members of the Exeter Woman’s Club visited the American Freedom Defenders Memorial in Fairmont on June 1. Mary Lundberg, who is a board member, gave them a guided tour. In 2017, Jack and Kay Harris, the property owners, began the process of forming a board to...
EXETER, NE
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38-year-old man dies after collision involving a train in Friend, Nebraska

FRIEND, Neb. — A 38-year-old man died Tuesday night when he crashed his pick-up into a train, the Saline County Sheriff's Office confirmed. Investigators said around 5:25 p.m. Aaron Rathje, from Seward, drove northbound into the railroad crossing, and onto the tracks near Highway 6 and County Road 800 in Friend.
FRIEND, NE
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Seward man killed in vehicle vs train crash

SALINE COUNTY, Neb. — A Seward man is dead after the truck he was driving was hit by a train near Friend. According to the Saline County Sheriff's Office, emergency crews responded to the crash north of the intersection of Highway 6 and County Road 800 at approximately 5:25 p.m. Tuesday.
SEWARD, NE
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Western Heights audit shows employees

The Western Heights Public Schools Fiscal Year 2020-2021 financial audit came to light Tuesday and contains 19 significant deficiencies, including employees being under and overpaid, a lack of internal controls for federal program revenue and expenditure reporting, and an unauthorized $25,000 bonus paid to suspended district Superintendent Mannix Barnes. “It is hardly surprising that auditors…
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A nice afternoon, followed by renewed rain chances Thursday

We’re watching some isolated rain moving across portions of southern Nebraska as of early Wednesday. These showers are few and far between, and we cannot rule out a few of these mainly south of I-80 near communities like Beatrice, Hebron, and Fairbury on Wednesday morning. As the day progresses,...
LINCOLN, NE
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Seward County man killed by train near Friend

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A Seward County man was killed Tuesday after his truck was hit by a train near Friend, according to the Saline County Sheriff’s Office. The crash happened around 5:25 p.m., the sheriff’s office says. First responders arrived and found 38-year-old Aaron Rathje dead...
SEWARD COUNTY, NE
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