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10
Dec

Tell Santa your Christmas wishes…

Hey, boys and girls, do you know what you want for Christmas? Santa Claus is looking forward to listening to your Christmas wishes! He’ll be visiting area communities during the month of December to make sure he has
everything you want on his list. Here’s a schedule of when Santa will be in your community
 
 
Wed
10
Dec

Christmas on the Square Sunday, December 14

TECUMSEH–Are you looking for that special Christmas festivity you and your family can attend this holiday season… check out the Christmas on the Square festivities at the Tecumseh Community Building this Sunday, December 14
 
 
Wed
10
Dec

Gadeken is Sterling’s 2014 Honored Citizen

Each year as part of the opening of the Christmas season in Sterling, the community Christmas tree is lighted, a celebration is held and one member of the community is chosen as Sterling’s Honored Citizen. Kenneth Gadeken was chosen as Sterling’s Honored Citizen of 2014 during an annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on December 7
 
 
Wed
10
Dec

New well contributes to energy savings and efficiency

TECUMSEH–Tecumseh’s new well #1 that went into service October 22, pumps approximately 1,000 gallons of water per minute. The new well cost over $600,000 to construct. Gen Mech was the general contractor for this project. The project was expected to be completed by July 30, but was delayed due to unforeseen circumstances by the contractor. The new well was constructed because the old well #1 had deteriorated. 
 
 
Wed
03
Dec

Utility purchases exceeding $20,000 must be voted on by City Council

TECUMSEH–The Tecumseh City Council adopted an ordinance amending City Code 2-217 stating when the council’s approval is needed for Board of Public Works purchases and indebtedness. The ordinance was adopted during a meeting on Monday night
 
Wed
03
Dec

Turkey Time!

The Kindergarten students at Johnson County Central Schools were dressed like turkeys for their Thanksgiving program on November 25. Their teachers are Mrs Kathie Grotrian, Mrs. Becky Robeson and Mrs. Judi Borrenpohl
 
Wed
03
Dec

JCH and Tecumseh awarded $360,000 in USDA revolving loan funds

It’s been 1 ½ years since the Johnson County Hospital and the Tecumseh Board of Public Works, teamed up together to fill out an application for USDA grant funding. On December 1, they were notified that they received
a $360,000 revolving loan through the USDA Rural Economic Development Revolving Loan fund program.
 
Wed
26
Nov

New position of county surveyor will help maintain correct property lines

Brent Jorgensen of Tecumseh is happy to be elected as a licensed surveyor for Johnson County in the recent general election. His main duty as a surveyor is identifying and describing land, boundaries and other technical data.
According to Jorgensen, the main purpose of having a county surveyor is to statutorily ensure that the bona-fide rights of the property owners in the county are protected.
 
Wed
26
Nov

Demand for Krueger Farms firewood continues to blaze

Krueger Farms, Inc., began its wood cutting business near Elk Creek about 27 years ago under the ownership of Greg and Joyce Krueger. Greg started the wood cutting business to bring additional income to his farming business. Krueger likes to cut Ash, Hackberry, Oak and Locust firewood. He said that an ash tree is his favorite tree to cut for firewood because it is easier to split and dries faster 
 
Wed
26
Nov

Learing about Thanksgiving

Johnson County Central’s Second graders in Mrs. Carol Hemmingsen’s class performed  a variety of Thanksgiving skits, sang Thanksgiving songs and told some jokes in a Thanksgiving Play held before an audience of 
parents and grandparents on November 21
 

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