Walking down the hallways of Summerfield High School in Summerfield, Kansas, you can’t help but notice the school still has life. The last high school graduation was in 1979 and they had an elementary school for 14 more years. But it is not vacant; it is undergoing a revival. Several people are…
The beginning of a new school year is traditionally an exciting time for students, families, and staff members. However, the start to this year provides far more new challenges--after a hasty and unprecedented end to the 2019-20 school year, and many uncertainties looming for the 2020-21 school…
The Pawnee County Fair will definitely look a little different this year. Although the Ag Society cancelled or postponed until next year the events they had been planning, they voted to support the planning of a 4-H Fair. Due to concerns about the coronavirus and social distancing, the Ag Society,…
“I’m happy, very thankful and I’m glad it’s over,” said Evelyn Kettelhake of Tecumseh, who was awarded her U.S. Citizenship on June 4 at about 9:20 a.m. at the Immigration Building in Omaha. She was one of approximately 16 recipients attending the ceremony. Because of the social distancing…
Photographer Ray Kappel captured this sunrise and farm equipment this past Sunday along the Burchard Lake Road.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (June 30, 2020) — The Nebraska State Fair Board voted to hold a 2020 State Fair showcasing 4-H and FFA competitions and exhibitions. While the Fair will look different than it has in the past, providing an opportunity for young people to showcase the work they have been doing…
Lincoln, NE (June 25, 2020) – Southeast Community College will start the Fall Semester on Aug. 24, 2020, as originally planned. All locations, including campuses in Beatrice, Lincoln and Milford, will have new safety protocols and procedures in place to help keep students and employees safe. They…
Our home this week belongs to Sharon Lambert. Sharon has a huge yard, and takes care of it beautifully! Her garden looks fabulous, there are pots of flowers brightening every space, and her yard always looks as if it's just been mowed. The Pawnee Pride committee thanks you, Sharon, for sharing your…
Good weather is always the farmer’s best friend and so far, the weather has been almost ideal for growing crops, local producer Don Bloss said. “We’ve had some rain pretty much when we’ve needed it and although we don’t like the hot, humid weather that is the kind of weather the crops need to…
It was on an afternoon last week. Time and again over an hour, Table Rock’s siren kept starting to wail as if waking from a nightmare then dying off as it realized it was still OK. I stopped in to see what was going on. “They’re changing out the controls,” said John Ticnor the town maintenance guy…
COVID-19 has certainly created some challenges, but every day the PCMH team is working to provide the best possible service to our patients. The safety of patients and staff remains at the top of the list of priorities for the board and leadership. When you call or visit the hospital or clinic you…
The beginning of a new school year is traditionally an exciting time for students, families, and…
The Pawnee County Fair will definitely look a little different this year. Although the Ag Society…
“I’m happy, very thankful and I’m glad it’s over,” said Evelyn Kettelhake of Tecumseh, who was…
Walking down the hallways of Summerfield High School in Summerfield, Kansas, you can’t help but notice the school still has life. The last high school graduation was in 1979 and they had an elementary school for 14 more years. But it is not vacant; it is undergoing a revival. Several people are working to put businesses in the building and two of them are Linn and Pat Sunderland of Beatrice.
Speed has never been my thing to do and so with one hand, one finger, I shall try to type a column for this week. I hope I make it. Not too sure of the length…
Having fun can be more dangerous than you think. Swimming, fishing and cooling off in pools is great relaxation, but drowning is the fourth most common cause…
SENCA Head Start will receive $132,700 through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. These funds will support Head Start services to…
LINCOLN - There are many sports right now paying the price for the recent Covid-19 pandemic, but one of the sports that seems to be moving on professionally…
This summer we had to split our weight groups to meet COVID-19 guidelines. It was going to be very difficult to follow all the mandated rules while trying to…
Lincoln, Neb June 23, 2020- The U.S Department of Agriculture Rural Development has received the new 2020 income limits for the home repair loan and grant…
Jerome A. “Jerry” Hoffman, Professor Emeritus of Law at the University of Alabama, died at age 85 at West Alabama Hospice in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He was…
Keith Thomas Hippen, 54, of Omaha, Nebraska passed away at UNMC in Omaha, Nebraska on Monday, June 29, 2020. Keith was born to Lorance and Charlene (Lovitt)…
Gary Warnke, 84, Winston, Missouri, passed into his saviors arms Tuesday, June 23, 2020. He was born November 30, 1935 in Pawnee City, Nebraska to Clarence…