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Wed
27
Aug
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JCC Board wrapping up last minute details before school starts

The English Classroom and the computer lab at Johnson County Central Schools will be switched for the 2014-2015 school year. This will allow the computer lab more visibility and supervision. Johnson County Central Schools will participate in an e-library program for schools, which will create a savings by not having to buy books that may not be regularly checked out in the library
 
Wed
20
Aug
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Two city girls get to enjoy 4-H experience in Johnson County

The families of Mikayla Higgins and Katelyn Boden, both of Lincoln have returned to the Johnson County Fair every year. Mikayla and Katelyn show animals as well as display food, fashion and other projects as 4-H members. This year will be the last year for Mikayla to show her 4-H talents. Katelyn still has one more year to decide if she plans to show at the fair again next year.
 
Wed
20
Aug
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Fun at the Fair

“Everything went well. I think this year’s fair was a great success,” said Steve Bartels, president of the Johnson County Fair Board. Because of a little rain, the attendance on Friday might have been down slightly. However, the big storm predicted for about 5 p.m. on Friday night, dissipated. Therefore, there weren’t any water issues with the horse arena. The horse events went on as scheduled throughout the weekend.. 
 
Wed
20
Aug
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Johnson County 2014 Fair Parade winners

Sunday night was a great night for a fair parade! There were several entries in both the Veterans’ parade and regular fair parade for everyone to enjoy! Parade winners are as follows: Commercial Floats and Vehicles: Tecumseh Central Market, first; Kerner True Value, second and 57 Fitness, third. Children: Blessings from Above, first; St. John’s Lutheran Church, second; Next Generation of Firefighters, third.. 
 
Wed
13
Aug
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High quality niobium material researched in Elk Creek drilling project

Vanco uver, British Columbia – August 5, 2014 – Nio- Corp Developments Ltd. is pleased to announce the following updates on development activities concerning the Elk Creek Niobium project, located in Southeast Nebraska.
The initial five holes were cored through the overlying limestone unit and have provided valuable technical information of the ground characteristics from surface to 200 meters depth, where the carbonatite begins
 
Wed
13
Aug
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Mommens family farm is a work in progress

“All my memories of the farm are special, especially raising my children and four grandchildren,” said Steve Mommens of Tecumseh. He and his wife, Mary, will be recipients of AkSarBen’s 2014 Pioneer Farm Family Award at the Johnson County Fair on Sunday night, August 17. The Mommens’ 60-acre farm has been in the family for three generations
 
Wed
13
Aug
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Let’s do it again next year!

“Overall I was very pleased with the turnout. We had a few hiccups in the road, but overall, we had a good attendance, we did well and the Fire Department did well,” said Jesse Grof who was one of the coordinators of the first Tecumseh Rock and Roll Festival. Jesse along with Dave Carnagey and Kevin McKinney planned the event which was held Friday night, August 8.  “We really appreciated everyone who came out from the Tecumseh and surrounding communities.”
 
Wed
06
Aug
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Changes in ATV ordinance

Changes are likely to come in the ATV ordinance for Tecumseh. At Monday night’s City Council meeting, age limits for ATV riders and passengers were discussed. When City Attorney Bruce Dalluge recapped the previous Council meetings on the subject, he said the age limit of 18 years old or older to drive an ATV was thought to be the direction of the Council. But after a short discussion, the age limit for drivers and passengers will be 16 and older
 

 

Wed
06
Aug
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Women of Achievement, Courage and Distinction honored

Johnson County celebrated its women of achievement, courage and distinction at a banquet hosted by the Southeast Nebraska Community Action partnership on August 3 in Tecumseh. Connie Baum served as emcee and described this first time event like she was broadcasting live as a radio talk show host.
 

 

Wed
06
Aug
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Christens share fresh produce with Johnson County residents

Planting the garden and selling the fresh produce in the Johnson County area is a hobby for Joe Christen as well as a community service project. He likes treating the residents at Belle Terrace and Ridgeview Towers with his fresh produce
 

 

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