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Wed
12
Nov

Roesener named American Legion Auxiliary Unit Member of the Year

During the Veterans Supper held at the Cook Community Center on November 9, Joyce Roesener of Cook was recognized for being named as the 2013-2014 Unit Member of the Year by the Department of Nebraska American Legion Auxiliary. Joyce is a member of the Bickel-Nelson Unit 360 in Cook, NE
 
Wed
12
Nov

Sterling elementary students fourth in the state on NeSA assessments

The song “We are the Champions” played in the background as Sterling students filed into the school auditorium to be recognized for their outstanding performance on the Nebraska Standard Assessment tests. Sterling Public Schools ranked 37th out of 223 schools in the Nebraska Standard Assessment scores for the 2013-2014 school  year. “This is a one-time assessment. I think it’s important to celebrate how well we’ve done in this past year,” said Ryun Theobald, principal at Sterling Public Schools. 
 
Wed
12
Nov

Council discussing when it needs to approve BPW purchases

The Tecumseh City Council is continuing to discuss when it needs to approve purchases made by the Board of Public Works  Under the current ordinance, City Council needs to approve a purchase if it is more than $20,000
unless the purchase is for normal operating expenses, according to City Attorney Bruce Dalluge. Dalluge said the city has interpreted that to mean that normal operating expenses, like chemicals and salt for the streets, are exempt from that rule
 
Wed
05
Nov

Generations enjoy Tick-or-Treating together

Howard Wilkinson, a resident at Belle Terrace, treats Selena, daughter of Becky Cabrales and granddaughter of Christy Prine to some candy.

 

Wed
05
Nov

Board of Public Works may seek liquidated damages against Gen Mech

By Ray Kappel

The Board of Public Works discussed possible future litigation with the company that built the city’s new well at its meeting Monday. Gen Mech has substantially completed the project as of October. The problem was that it was scheduled to be done months earlier. One thing happened after another to cause the delay, none of which appears to be the city’s fault. Internal problems in Gen Mech as well as not being able to complete a previous job before starting are given as reasons for the delay.
 

 

Wed
05
Nov

Montz still Mayor of Tecumseh

By Beverly Puhalla

TECUMSEH–Bill Montz, Sr. will enjoy another term as mayor of tecumseh however he did not get re-elected without a fight. His opponent, Lavern Bartels, who has held the position before, won 41% of the votes, 228 to Montz’s 328. These results may send a message to Mayor Montz that Tecumseh voters are not entirely happy with how things have been going at city hall. Recent upset about salary increases for some city employees may have brought more votes Bartels way.
 

 

Wed
05
Nov

Bredthauer in her 14th year with the Nebraska Air National Guard

By Ann Wickett

“I grew up with several strong military influences in my life, and I have always appreciated the discipline, camaraderie, and tenacity that military life entails,” said Sarah Bredthauer of Sterling who recently started her 14th year with the Nebraska Air National Guard. “I feel like I made the right choice; it is indeed a great honor to serve my country.” She enlisted in the Nebraska Air National Guard shortly after she graduated from Sterling High School in the fall of 2000.
 

 

Wed
29
Oct

County officials incumbents share goals for their offices

Incumbents running for the offices of County Commissioner of District 1 and District 3, County Clerk, County Assessor, County Attorney and County Sheriff have shared some of their goals if reelected to office on Nov. 4th. The
profiles are as follows:    
 
Wed
29
Oct

Out with the old, in with the new

This historical Warren Pratt Truss Bridge, constructed in 1906 was removed from the railroad track on the southwest edge of Tecumseh about 8:15 a.m. Wednesday morning, October 22. The historic 180-ton truss bridge was lifted in one piece by two 300-ton cranes   
 
Wed
29
Oct

Johnson County Central FFA qualifies for National Land Judging!

Johnson County Central FFA Land Judging Team of Samantha Teten, Isaac Buss, Cody Beethe, and Jessica Bohling experienced and secured 4th place at State in McCook,NE on October 22nd. There were 28 teams and 135 individuals that advanced to the State Competition from 7 different districts. Samantha Teten earned 4th place individually, Cody Beethe was in the top 20%, Jessica Bohling placed in the top 40%. The top 5 teams from each State qualify for National Land Judging which will be held May 5-7, 2015 in Oklahoma City, OK. The team is coached by Craig Teten and Christy Hodges.  
 

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