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Work underway on classroom addition in Washington

Managing editor Construction has begun on the new classroom addition to the grade school at Washington. During Monday night’s Board of Education meeting, officials with McCownGordon and BBN Architects gave the board a quick update. The south ramp attached to the building has been demolished, and dirt has been brought in for the pad. Temporary doors have been installed where classroom windows…
WASHINGTON, KS
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Arrests made in Beatrice drive-by shooting

BEATRICE, Neb. (KOLN) - Two people have been arrested following a drive-by shooting in Beatrice last week. Beatrice Police said shots were fired into a home in the 1300 block of Lincoln Street on Wednesday. There were people inside the home at the time but no one was injured. According...
BEATRICE, NE
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Wymore home searched, authorities recover drugs and paraphernalia

BEATRICE – Gage County Sheriff’s Officers and Wymore Police combined efforts to arrest one person and cite another for alleged drug violations near a school. Authorities served a search warrant late Monday afternoon at a Wymore residence, in the 200-block of North 11th Street. The search uncovered about...
WYMORE, NE
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Railroad crossing closure to create detour for drivers around Seneca

SENECA, Kan. (WIBW) - A railroad crossing closure could create a lengthy detour for drivers around Seneca over the weekend. The Kansas Department of Transportation warns that the U.S. 36 railroad crossing will close for repairs starting at 7 a.m. on Aug. 12. KDOT said Union Pacific Railroad will close...
SENECA, KS
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U.S. 36 railroad crossing to close this weekend for repairs

Union Pacific Railroad will close and replace its crossing on U.S. 36 near Baileyville in Nemaha County this weekend. Work will begin at 7 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 12, and is expected to be complete by 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13. The roadway will be closed to all traffic...
NEMAHA COUNTY, KS
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Arrests made in Beatrice drive-by that hit a residence with people inside

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Two people have been arrested in connection to the August 3 drive-by in Beatrice. U.S. Marshals helped local police catch Jordan Meyer and Colton Anderson. They were taken into custody for multiple charges following the early morning attack. That includes discharging a firearm at an...
BEATRICE, NE
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Teens arrested after shots fired inside a home

BEATRICE, Neb. — Two teens were arrested Monday for weapons charges in Beatrice after firing shots inside a home. According to the Beatrice Police Department, Jordan Meyer, 19, and Colten Anderson, 18, were charged with discharging a firearm at an occupied structure and use of a weapon to commit a felony.
BEATRICE, NE

$4.9 million in insurance claims filed after EF-2 Manhattan tornado

MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) – The Kansas Insurance Commissioner has released damage estimates for the EF-2 tornado that hit parts of Northeast Kansas, including Manhattan, in June. According to Mandy Roe, chief of staff with the KIC, over 1,000 reported claims have been received in the weeks following the tornado that caused damage in Marysville and […]
MANHATTAN, KS
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Janice F. Pishny Schwartz

Janice F. Pishny Schwartz, age 86, formerly of Blue Rapids, passed away at her home in Lawrence. Jan was born October 2, 1935, to Edward J. and Alice M. (Musil) Pishny. She graduated from Blue Rapids High School in 1953, and the University of Kansas School of Education in 1957. Jan married Robert W. “Bob” Schwartz at the Presbyterian Church in Blue Rapids on September, 2, 1956.
BLUE RAPIDS, KS
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