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Those harvesting

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Those harvesting for the Niss family enjoyed a home cooked meal provided by three local familiies..

A helping hand for families in need

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If you want to help a family in need this Christmas, take part in the Holiday Angel Tree program sponsored by SENCA. This program helps buy presents for low income families in Pawnee County. Local and area community partners help make it happen.

2020 Pioneer All-Conference Teams recently released

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PAWNEE, RICHARDSON COUNTIES - The 2020 Pioneer Conference recently announced the All-Conference honorees from the Fall sports seasons with seventeen area athletes included on the exclusive lists for Volleyball and Football.

Senator Slama eager to get started in January

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Sen. Julie Slama will start her next session in the Legislature in January after winning reelection in the Nov. 3 General Election. She bested challenger Janet Palmtag of Nebraska City. In fact, Otoe County was the only county carried by Palmtag.

Dairy Margin Coverage deadline December11th

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture reminds dairy producers the deadline to enroll in Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) for calendar year 2021 is Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) opened DMC signup in October to help producers manage economic risk brought on by milk price and feed cost disparities.

Post 289 honors Mike Puhalla, Richard Christen

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The annual Veterans Day supper and program was not held this year due to the risks of COVID-19. But the Brown-Hays Post 289 still wanted to honor the members who have reached their 50th year and above. But they wanted to do something without the risks of a large group gathering.

Council passes COVID proclamation

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The Pawnee City City Council asks residents and visitors to wear a mask while doing business in the city. They passed a proclamation to that effect 4-0 at the Monday night meeting. You can read the proclamation in the paper.

More COVID cases at NDCS

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November 18, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Today, Director Scott R. Frakes announced that 12 staff members with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) are positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). The staff members are employed at the following locations: Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (5), Lincoln Correctional Center (2), Nebraska State Penitentiary (2), Omaha Correctional Center (1), Diagnostic and Evaluation Center (1) and the Central Office (1). All of the staff members are self-isolating at home.

Dec. 11 Christmas Festival

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In light of the uncertain times we find ourselves in at this very special time of the year, the Pawnee City Chamber has come up with some ways to celebrate the Christmas season without bringing people together. December 11th has been chosen for the Christmas Festival in downtown Pawnee City and some businesses including Creative Thoughts will be open until 7:00 that evening for your shopping pleasure.

PCAL can benefit

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Are you looking for new ways to purchase Christmas Items and social distance? Online shopping from different places has become a very familiar way of life for most of us. One site that is used by many of people is Amazon.com. Did you know that you can log on to amazon differently, and purchase items the same way you do currently but actually generate donations for eligible 501(c)(3) public charitable organizations? Pawnee City Assisted Living is one of them and we would love your support! So, when doing your holiday shopping this season through amazon, remember a percentage of your purchase can be donated to us. All you have to do is log in through smile.amazon.com rather than going directly to amazon.com. It is very simple! After at smile.amazon.com and logged in, you just search for us under a list of eligible organizations. More information on Amazon Smile can be found online at https://smile. amazon.com/gp/chpf/about/ref=smi_ se_dshb_aas_saas. We would love your support! Have a blessed Holiday season Pawnee City Assisted Living Board and employees.