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TRUCK BURNS IN LAUREL NEBRASKA AT SCENE OF ELM STREET TRAGEDY

THE SUSPECT ACCUSED IN THE DEATHS OF FOUR PEOPLE IN LAUREL, NEBRASKA LAST WEEK REMAINS HOSPITALIZED WITH SEVERE BURNS IN A LINCOLN MEDICAL CENTER. THE NEBRASKA STATE PATROL SAYS THERE ARE NO UPDATES IN THE CONDITION OF 42-YEAR-OLD JASON JONES. JONES IS FACING SEVERAL CHARGES INCLUDING FOUR COUNTS OF FIRST-DEGREE...
LAUREL, NE
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'Heart of gold' — Remembering 4 killed in small Nebraska town of Laurel

LAUREL — As residents of Laurel trudge forward after losing four of their neighbors in a quadruple homicide last week, friends and loved ones of the victims are remembering them for the positive impact they had on the town of 1,000 people in southeastern Cedar County. Gene Twiford, 86;...
LAUREL, NE
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World Tour Making Stop at Market at the Meridian

A musical world tour is making a stop a The Lawn for Music at the Meridian on Thursday. The opening local artist will be Marcy, starting at 5 pm, with Daniel Rodriguez taking the stage at 6:30. City Events Coordinator, Luke Youmans, explains how Yankton became part of a world...
YANKTON, SD
wnax.com

Yankton Middle School Clean Up Making Good Progress

The smoke and water damage from a fire at Yankton Middle School last week should be cleaned up in a few days. YMS Principal Heather Olson told the school board this week that they are making the necessary repairs……. Olson says teachers were in the school setting up their...
YANKTON, SD
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Flashback: Olivia-Newton John Surprises South Dakota High School

The world was shocked when it was announced on Monday that four-time Grammy winner and actress Olivia Newton-John passed away. She was just 73 years old. Aside from her iconic roles and hit songs, Olivia was known for her kindness and high-spirited energy. Even while she was battling her long fight with breast cancer she never let that slow her down. Olivia made time for her fans including fans from a South Dakota high school.
YANKTON, SD
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Yankton City Redistributes Money for Aquatic Center

Last night the Yankton City Commission met for a budget working meeting to discuss the proposed budget. One of the main issues discussed was the possibility of moving some of the surplus money from the Huether Family Aquatics Center Construction Reserve Fund. The money in the Construction Reserve Fund can...
YANKTON, SD
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Home sales slowing in South Dakota

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- Homes are still being sold and bought, but the pace is slowing just a bit. Mason Schramm, broker with “The Move Group” in Yankton says new construction is helping but more is needed. Schramm says a new development in Yankton is still expanding. There was a...
YANKTON, SD
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Pierce enacts mandatory watering restrictions

The city of Pierce is implementing mandatory lawn-watering restrictions immediately. Addresses whose last number is even can water on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Addresses whose last number is odd can water on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. No one is permitted to water on Sundays. Anyone found to be in violation...
PIERCE, NE
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Judge deems Laurel murder suspect an ‘extreme danger,’ sets bond at $5M

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Cedar County Judge Douglas Luebe set quadruple homicide suspect, Jason Jones, bond at $5 million on Saturday, court documents show. Jones would have to pay 10 percent – or $500,000 – to be released from jail while he awaits trial. According to a bond order, he is “considered an extreme danger to public safety.”
LAUREL, NE

Bail set at $5M for Nebraska quadruple killing suspect

A judge set bail at $5 million on Monday for a man suspected of killing four people and trying to burn down their homes in the small northeast Nebraska town of Laurel last week. Court records show Cedar County Judge Douglas Luebe set bond at 10% of $5 million for 42-year-old Jason Jones, meaning he would have to put up $500,000 to be released from jail while he awaits trial. “The defendant is considered an extreme danger to public safety,” the judge wrote in his bond order. Neither Nebraska State Patrol Col. John Bolduc nor a spokeswoman for CHI Health St. Elizabeth in Lincoln, where Jones is being treated for serious burns, would give Jones’ current medical condition on Monday.
CEDAR COUNTY, NE
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Bail set at $5 million for suspect in Laurel quadruple homicide

LAUREL — The man accused of killing four Laurel residents last week had his bail set at $5 million. Cedar County Judge Douglas Luebe set bail after he found there was probable cause for authorities to arrest 42-year-old Jason Jones, who is accused of killing Gene Twiford, 86; Janet Twiford, 85; Dana Twiford, 55; and Michele Ebeling, 53, on Thursday.
LAUREL, NE
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Yankton City Commission Considering Record Budget

The Yankton City Commission held a workshop Monday night to get an overview of next year’s budget. City Manager Amy Leon led the discussion….. Leon says the budget this year is driven by a number of special projects…. Leon says the budget also means changes in how...
YANKTON, SD
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