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Museum Receives Vintage Schwinn Bicycle

The family of the late David A. Schuster of Sterling recently donated David’s restored 1942 Schwinn bicycle to the Johnson County Historical Society Museum.

The bicycle has a history of its own according to David’s wife, Darlene. After graduating from the eighth grade, David relocated to the Yakima, Washington area. Despite only being 15 years old, he took a job picking apples. David purchased a 1942 Schwinn bicycle for transportation to the orchards.

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Apr

Home and Garden Show features great weather, ticket sales and prizes

By Ann Wickett

“I thought we had a really good turnout with great community support,” said Tecumseh Chamber of Commerce President Diane Newman, of the 2017 Home and Garden Show. “We want to thank whoever ordered the great weather,” she added.

There were 37 vendors at this year’s show including the new vendors of Orscheln’s, Usborne and Norwix. “We gave away some amazing prizes sponsored by our local businesses,” said Newman.

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Apr

Nominees for District Judge vacancy

The Judicial Nominating Commission for the District Court – First Judicial District provided the following four names for the Governor’s consideration: Erin Ebeler Rolf of Eagle; Louie M. Ligouri of Auburn; David J. Partsch of Nebraska City and Julie D. Smith of Cook.

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Wed
12
Apr

Significance of the rosary throughout the Catholic Church year or Holy Week

By Ann Wickett

Did you know there was a St. Andrew’s Rosary Guild in Tecumseh? The St. Andrew’s Rosary Guild has made hundreds of mission rosaries, which have been given to visiting priests from other countries, VA Veterans Hospital, an honor guard in Illinois the St. Francis Catholic gift store in Auburn, reservations in South Dakota and many other places that have requested them. St. Andrew’s School also has a variety of rosaries in supply as well.

St. Andrew’s Rosary Guild started through the leadership of Sister Mary Ellen Auffert, who served in an administrative capacity at St. Andrew School for several years. “Sister always told me she wanted a rosary guild in her church,” said Goracke.

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Wed
05
Apr

Nebraska targeted for industrial poultry operations

The Village of Sterling is one of a growing number of communities across the state witnessing the expansion of corporate chicken growing houses into their towns and counties.

A public forum will be held on the impact of industrial animal operations and the future of farming at the Sterling High School gymnasium this Saturday, April 8 at 7 p.m. Nationally recognized Dr. John Ikerd, professor emeritus in agricultural economics at the University of Missouri, will be the guest speaker. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Socially Responsible Agricultural Project, a national nonprofit working in communities across the country impacted by industrial animal operations.

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Apr

Auditor to judge if city can pay for new pool

By Ray Kappel

Sunrise Publications, Inc.

The Tecumseh City Council will have the auditor look at the financial possibility of paying for a new pool.

That decision was made at the Monday night meeting after a discussion on the finances of building a new pool that lasted about an hour.

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Isabella and Kinsley Lempka received a variety of prizes

Isabella and Kinsley Lempka received a variety of prizes in these baskets at the Tecumseh Easter Egg Hunt on April 1.

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Celebrity to Kick Off Monday Night at the Museum

The Johnson County Historical Society has announced its spring schedule that will begin with a Monday Night at the Museum featuring Beth J. Lueders. Ms. Lueders is an award winning international journalist, investigative reporter and author. She has interviewed thousands throughout the world and has related incredible stories of challenge and survival.

Sarah Williamson, president of the historical society said, “We are so pleased to begin our 2017 Monday Night at the Museum presentations with Beth. Being an Elk Creek native, she has graciously offered to return to Johnson County and share a few of her amazing experiences. It is our privilege to honor such an accomplished Johnson County native and we are so grateful to Beth.”

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JCC celebrates literacy, distributes books to high school students

By Ann Wickett

Johnson County Central Schools celebrated the arrival of books ordered by the high school students on Friday, March 31. “This is the day we’ve anxiously been waiting for,” said Kris Farris as Friday, March 31, was the first opportunity administrators and faculty had to promote literacy thanks to the generous grant of $25,000 from Dollar General Inc. 

High School Secretary Daisy Mejia was commended for taking on the task of ordering all the individual books the high school students wanted.

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Mar

Poker for Plager benefit helps SE Nebraska cancer patients

By Ann Wickett

“It’s been totally awesome and overwhelming,” said Pam Plager as the fifth annual Poker for Plager fundraiser raised over $10,000 in proceeds on Saturday, March 25. “It was a good show of support and everybody had a good time,” said Ron Lade, owner of the Harvest Bowl, which sponsored this event.

Approximately 30 people participated in the first 9-pin bowling tournament. There were 16 poker players and many friends and family in attendance. Lade said the winners of the bowling tournament and poker tournament, all donated their prize money to the Poker for Plager fundraiser.

 

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