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Construction worker dies in accident near downtown Lincoln

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A construction worker has been killed near downtown Lincoln when a large piece of rebar fell more than 100 feet and hit him on the head. The Lincoln Police Department will not release a name until his family is notified, but said he was from Missouri. According to Lincoln police, a Missouri-based construction crew was […]

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KDOT Announces Furlough Effects On Operations

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During the period of staff furloughs, the Kansas Department of Transportation will maintain many of its usual public services. Roadside maintenance and operations – Reduced KDOT field crews will be available for traffic control needed to shut down roads in emergency situations, such as flooding or traffic crashes. Routine mowing operations will be suspended. Crews will only remove dead animals ...

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Construction worker killed in weekend accident near Schuyler

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Authorities in northeast Nebraska’s Colfax County say a construction worker was killed on Saturday near Lake Socorro. The worker is identified as 26-year-old Craig Anderson, of Columbus. Reports say Anderson was trying to free up a stuck cement truck by pulling it with a payloader when the chain snapped and hit him. Anderson was declared […]

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Bridge work in Phillips County

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the Kansas Department of Transportation is starting a bridge repair job on US-36 Highway in Phillips County beginning next week.  The bridge over Spring Creek is located 1.5 miles east of the East US-183 Junction in Phillipsburg. During Construction, traffic will be reduced to one lane and controlled by temporary traffic signals.  KDOT awarded the construction contract of approximately $135,669 ...

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Norton County Commission minutes

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THE CANVASSING OF THE BALLOTS AND THE ESTIMATES FOR RENOVATIONS WERE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THEIR MEETING MONDAY.  THE COMMISSION CANVASSED THE BALLOTS FOR THE CITY OF NORTON MAYOR’S PRIMARY ELECTION AND SIGNED THE BOOK WITH THE OFFICIAL RESULTS.  ALSO, THEY MET WITH STEVE NELSON FROM NELSON BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION.  HE PRESENTED A BID ON THE COURTHOUSE ADA ...

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