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Wed
29
Jan
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Supply of ice cream and other frozen foods to be doubled at TCM

In the latter part of February, the amount of ice cream and other frozen food products at the Tecumseh Central Market will be doubled. How is this possible, you might ask? The answer is that new coolers will be installed
along the west wall of the store. Chad Winters, owner of Tecumseh Central Market, said the amount of cooler space would be doubled from 15 doors to 30 doors.
 
Wed
22
Jan
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Are you interested in public office?

Are you fed up with high taxes, or the way government is operating at the city, county and state level? Here is your chance to step up and take public office! It’s time to file for the 2014 gubernatorial election. Candidates interested in seeking election for the following offices can do so by filling out a form in the Johnson County Clerk’s office at the Courthouse.
 
Wed
22
Jan
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Strong wind gusts have been blowing through the Johnson County area this past week

Strong wind gusts have been blowing through the Johnson County area this past week. Sometime on Thursday or early Friday morning, wind gusts of up to 60 mph blew this tree down in the yard of a home owned by Greg Krueger in Elk Creek. The tree fell just right, as it didn’t cause any damage to the house, electrical wiring and outbuildings surrounding the home. 
 
Wed
22
Jan
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Upgrade to laboratory at Johnson County Hospital well worth the wait

The medical technology laboratory at the Johnson County Hospital received an uplift with new floors, cabinets and countertops. Overall, the renovation has increased the square footage. “We’re excited to finally get this project done. It’s been in the budget for several years  and has been tabled for various reasons. 
 
Wed
22
Jan
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Remembering Jud Douglas: a visionary in the banking industry

“He was a visionary,” said Joyce Douglas of her husband, Jud, president and CEO of the Farmers Bank of Cook. His employees Lynn Hazen, Charles Bevard helped implement Jud’s vision and this vision will continue,” she added. Judson B. Douglas III passed away at a Lincoln hospital following complications from epiglottis throat cancer on January 13. 
 
Wed
15
Jan
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New manager at Tecumseh Livestock

The Tecumseh Livestock Auction kicked off the new year of 2014 by undergoing a change in management and has hired Mike Wenzl of Tecumseh as the new manager. Wenzl, Wes DeBuhr, an auctioneer with the DeBuhr 
Auction Company of Auburn, and Arlin Beethe of Elk Creek, a field representative, have been knocking on the doors of former customers in the area to invite them to come back to the Tecumseh Livestock Auction. “We want
to create a good market for our local producers,” said Wenzl.  
 
Wed
15
Jan
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Beautiful weather good for spectators, but makes for wet curling

The 2014 Curling competition proved to be a success as a total of 17 teams competed in the event. Temperatures rising to the mid 40s may have created some melting issues with the ice, and the participants may have gotten their clothes soaked as they knelt down to push the stone down the lane, but it was a beautiful day for spectators to come and cheer on their favorite team in the competition. 
 
Wed
15
Jan
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Barbering: one of the oldest professions of the world may be a rare business of the future

Did you know that barbering is one of the oldest professions in the world? Barbering was introduced in Rome in 296 B. C. Barbers became very popular and prosperous, and their shops were frequented as centers for daily news and gossip. Barber comes from the Latin word barba, meaning beard. 
 
Wed
08
Jan
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City may enter separate agreement for sewer rates with Tecumseh Poultry

The City of Tecumseh may enter into a separate agreement for sewer rates with Tecumseh Poultry, LLC. At the Board of Public Works meeting Monday afternoon, it was agreed to amend the city ordinance to include a provision to enter into separate agreements with larger service providers 
 
Wed
08
Jan
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Brrr…It’s cold outside

On Monday, January 6, area schools were canceled due to the prediction of colder temperatures and severe wind chills. According to Mark McDonald, local weather observer, the coldest temperature he recorded between Sunday night and Monday morning was –9 degrees below zero. He said the wind chills were about -30 to -35 below zero. 
 

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