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Wed
17
Dec

Class act wins state championship

Senior Hannah Davis said it seemed like forever before they announced the winner. They announced second place and then it came. Pawnee City, state one-act champions, in Class C2. It was the first time a team from Pawnee
City has won the play title.
 
Wed
17
Dec

Bradbury stays tuned to harmonicas

“Sounds beautiful,” Lawrence Bradbury’s visitor said as Lawrence played a tape of the Harmonicats. “Don’t it though,” Lawrence said, smiling. It is harmonica music and he loves it 
 
Wed
10
Dec

Pawnee City one-act team goes to state

The Pawnee City High School one-act team won districts at Nebraska City Lourdes last week, and will be headed to state competition Thursday in Norfolk at 10 a.m. “They have a fantastic theater and great  facilities,” coach Laura Bloss said of the upcoming competition at state.
 
Wed
10
Dec

Klein takes over as mayor of Pawnee City

Dressed in his business suit with a Santa decorated tie, Mayor Duane Westing handed a present to Councilwoman Deb Klein – the mayor’s job. Westing stepped down as mayor and Klein took over after Westing had served two terms in that office and one term as a city councilman.
 
Wed
10
Dec

Santa's helpers

Reese Fisher had some help bell wringing in front of Nider’s Monday. Helping out were kindergartners Clayton David Brown, left, and Logan John Tonky. A couple of more kindergartners are helping out as well. They are earning PC Bucks.
 
Wed
03
Dec

No Child Left Behind changes may affect Nebraska students

Parents may have heard a lot about No Child Left Behind and how the state’s schools have struggledto keep up. But they need tostay on top of what is going on because changes are coming. No Child Left Behind was introduced  by President George W. Bush in 2001 shortly after taking office. His vision was that American kids would reach a certain level of proficiency in their studies  
 
Wed
03
Dec

The 36th Annual Evening of Music

Top Left to Right: Girls Ensemble Abby Mathewson, Ann Cline, Cheney Cline, Shelby Hundley, Macey Gyhra, Hannah Davis, Callie O’Donnell. Other performers: Right: Richard Gygi, Nebraska City-Bagpipe Solo  
 
Wed
03
Dec

Rentwise Course - renting, managing money, taking care of a home

Taking a Rentwise course at Southeast Nebraska Community Action was a good idea. I went up for two nights to the Syracuse Public Library to listen to Anita Kimpston and Marci Ankrom teach us a lot of things about renting, managing money, taking care of a home, and what to do when you move out. A couple from Nebraska City took the class with me.     
 
Wed
26
Nov

Former Lewiston graduate is studying to be a doctor

We found Sydney Rees through one of our best news sources – a grandma. Sydney wants to be a doctor. She is in her third year at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She grew up outside Liberty and graduated Lewiston Consolidated School with 11 other people in 2008. She majored in biology and minored in chemistry at Nebraska Wesleyan. Rees wanted to be a doctor since the second grade
 
Wed
26
Nov

Pawnee Pride Meats satisfies customers’ needs with organic poultry

Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day are the main holidays of the year when people eat the most turkey. Paul Rohrbaugh of Steinauer and his family have been raising turkeys organically to sell commercially since 1991 through their family-owned direct marketing business, Pawnee Pride Meats, which is a state-licensed facility through the Nebraska State Department of Agriculture.
 

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