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Wed
19
Nov

Evening of Music set for November 30th

It will be a full evening of varied musical numbers for the 36th annual Evening of Music, Sunday, November 30 at the Presbyterian Church in Pawnee City. Special numbers will include such rarely heard instruments as bagpipes, a saw, and harmonica. Inspirational music numbers scheduled at this time are a piano, organ, trumpet, clarinet, flute and vocal solos, plus a girl’s octet, men’s vocal duet, and violin group.
 
Wed
19
Nov

Change of seasons

This tree at the Pawnee Village was like many in the area, trees and people, who were caught between fall and winter. The area received around two to four inches Saturday
 
Wed
19
Nov

City hires Matt Kuhlmann

Matt Kuhlmann has been hired by the city. His hiring was approved at the Pawnee City City Council Monday, Nov. 10. Kuhlman was the maintenance man for the city of Table Rock. The city was excited about his hiring
because he has all the certifications, water and sewer, and he has a CDL license, City Clerk Tammy Stephens said.
 
Wed
19
Nov

What really happened that first Thanksgiving?

What really happened on that first Thanksgiving? This short play tells the story. The Mayflower is approaching the shore. Pilgrim 1: Hey, look everybody, it’s Plymouth Rock! Wow! Pilgrim 2: Wow, forbidding, just like in the brochures. Pilgrim 3: What’s that guy on the shore? Pilgrim 1: That’s an Indian Pilgrim 2: What’s an Indian and what is that on his sweater? Pilgrim 3: It says ‘PC Indians’ What does PC stand for? Pilgrim 1: Pawnee City.
Pilgrim 2: What is Pawnee City? Pilgrim 1: I don’t know, it was just a guess.
 
Wed
12
Nov

2014 harvest concluding with positive reports

Some farmers are reporting a phenomenal harvest, according to grain buyer Bill Kodad. Kodad was at the Farmer’s Cooperative in Burchard when we called to find out how good things looked. The corn harvest is about 80 to
90 percent done, he said, and the yields have ranged from phenomenal to just great. He said one farmer who had yields of 140-145 previously was getting 200 bushels an acre.
 
Wed
12
Nov

The Pawnee City Veteran’s Day

The Pawnee City Veteran’s Day program had a great turnout considering the cold day. The Guest Speaker was Master Sergeant Tomas Ortiz, US Army National Guard
 
Wed
12
Nov

Election 2014 created a few surprises

“He’s a pretty happy camper,” Paula Darling said of her son-in-law Rob Schafer. Schafer won the Regent race with Steve Glenn. Schafer was on his way to the Dominican Republic and couldn’t be reached for a reaction to his victory. Glenn had gotten more votes in the primary than Schafer, but they were the top two vote getters so they paired off in the general election. Glenn had out spent Schafer.
 
Wed
12
Nov

Tomek reaches new heights with hobby

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s Milan Tomek from Table Rock and he is flying his powered parachute. Coming back to Pawnee City on Highway 8 one a couple of weeks ago, I spotted an object flying over a field. I stopped the car and got out and took pictures. I didn’t know what it was until I could see a man guiding this aircraft. I was curious so I tracked him down at the airport 
 
Wed
05
Nov

Bad checks being written locally

Three Falls City people are accused of writing bad checks in the area. Beatrice police issued a warning about James and Debra Bassett writing bad checks in that city. They have been in Pawnee County. Debra Bassett is charged with writing a bad check and so is Kristi Bassett.
 
Wed
05
Nov

Veterans Day November 11th

Byford Metzger was recently honored for 70 years as a member of the American Legion. The 89-year-old Pawnee City man is also a member of the VFW. He is looking forward to another  Veterans Day celebration Tuesday,
Nov. 11. He said it is a day to remember the veterans and to get us thinking about peace
 

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