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Sunday, June 23, 2019, the 17th biennial reunion of the descendents of Clarence and Helen Gold Schuetz was held in the Fisher Center, Hiawatha, Kansas. The six children of Larry and Mary Schuetz Adcock and their families hosted.

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More than 300 incoming Washburn University students received a freshman academic scholarship. These renewable scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and an ACT composite score of 21 or higher. Scholarship award amounts range from $500 to $5,000…

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The regular business meeting of P E.O. Chapter EE, Horton, was held on July 8th, 2019, at the Arbor Knoll Community Center. Darlene Rake served as Hostess and Glenda Torkelson was Co hostess. A Fourth of July theme graced the table of delicious dessert. Fourteen members responded to Roll Call.

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The regular meeting of the Zion LWML was at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9. President Lela Middendorf called the meeting to order with 7 members present.

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The Brown County Association of Retired School Personnel (BCARSP) met on Monday, July 8, at the Carwell Building in Hiawatha. Two guests and 16 members enjoyed the meal catered by Rachel Bruning of the Bake Shop in Everest. Mary Finley provided the table decorations, and Sue Carwell supplied…

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Southeast Community College in Nebraska has released the names of students who graduated with degrees, diplomas or certificates following the 2019 Winter and Spring quarters on the Beatrice, Lincoln and Milford campuses.

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Rebecca Bembrick is pleased to announce that Scholarship America has awarded a scholarship to local Subway Sandwich Artist, Eva Peters of Hiawatha, under its SUBWAY Fresh Start Scholarship Program. More than 200 employees of Subway Restaurants in the US, Canada and Australia were granted sch…

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Members and guest Joyce Brockhoff of the Zion United Methodist Women met at Vintage Park at 2 p.m. for the June meeting. Hazel Steely, president, welcomed those in attendance. All repeated the UMW Purpose. Joys and concerns were listed with Pastor Paul offering prayer. From the Prayer Calend…

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The 35th Welsh Reunion was held on June 23 at the Fairview Comunity Center. There were 21 descendents of Bertha I Welsh and Orion W Welsh in attendance. A basket dinner was enjoyed by all.

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The family of Josephine “Jo” Jimeson, greatly appreciates the many acts of kindness extended to them during this difficult time. We appreciate all of Maple Heights Staff, Hiawatha Hospital Staff, Drs. Bigham and Jarvis, for their care and compassion they all showed to our Mom and our family …

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The Eugene and Virginia Ruth Family Trust awarded more $12,000 in scholarships to 2019 Hiawatha seniors and renewed scholarships for former Hiawatha High School scholarship recipients.

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WACO, Texas — More than 4,100 Baylor University students have been named to the Dean’s Academic Honor List for the spring 2019 semester. Students honored on the Dean’s List are Baylor undergraduates with a minimum grade-point average of 3.7 while enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours.

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The Willis All-Stars 4-H Club had their monthly meeting on June 9 at the Horton Pool. Karson Linck led the pledge and roll call was name your favorite 4-H project. Our leader told us about different day camps being offered by the extension office, they include: arts and crafts, photography a…

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Washburn University congratulates more than 850 students who were named to the spring 2019 Dean’s List. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must be enrolled in 12 hours of graded credits and earn a semester grade point average of 3.4 to 3.99.

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Northeast Kansas Lutheran Church Partnership will have a joint service at 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 30. The service will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fairview. A potluck dinner will follow at the Fairview Community Building.

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Jamie Carwell, of White Cloud, was elected as the 152nd Grand Commander of the Knights Templar of Kansas at the Annual Session of the York Rite Masons of Kansas in Emporia on May 1, 2019.

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The Mount Zion Rustlers Club met on Dec. 9 at The North Pines to begin Christmas Caroling. After singing for this group they continued on to Maple Grove, where they walked the halls singing a variety of Christmas tunes.

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The Hazel T. Nelson Scholarship Fund awarded $13,500 in grants to 12 graduates of Hiawatha High School attending college and graduate school in the upcoming academic year, according to Citizens State Bank and Trust Company, which administers the fund. Mrs. Nelson, a resident of Hiawatha, pas…

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The regular monthly meeting of the Zion Lutheran LWML was at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 11. President Lela Middendorf called the meeting to order with five members present.

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Washburn University congratulates more than 850 students who were named to the spring 2019 Dean’s List. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must be enrolled in 12 hours of graded credits and earn a semester grade point average of 3.4 to 3.99.

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In a recent report on the Hiawatha High School Class of 1954’s celebration of their 65th reunion, the name of an attendee had been left out of the article and off the caption for the picture.

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Mark and Marcia Knudson, rural Hiawatha, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Meredith Christine Knudson to Matthew Mark Mueller, son of Mark and Lori Mueller, rural Hiawatha.

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All women are invited to 30 Days of Prayer for Spiritual Stamina, a devotional guide by Melissa Spoelstra that uses Scriptures and truths to build your prayer muscle.

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The Fairview Willing Workers met for their June meeting Sunday, June 9. We met at the Community Building in Fairview. There were 13 members and 12 parents in attendance. The meeting was called to order by President, Hunter Lowdermilk. Roll Call was done by Secretary, Avery Baumgartner. Roll …

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The May 16, 2019 Brown County Genealogical Society meeting was opened by President Nancy Prawl, with 11 members and guests present.

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Levi Ferris graduated Friday, June 7 from the (MCRD) Marine Corps Recruiting Depot basic training at San Diego, Calif.

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The Gray Lady Volunteer quarterly luncheon was held May 23, in the hospital conference room. Hostesses were Linda Holt and Cora Lee Rahe, who had decorated the tables for spring including May basket favors. Chairman Janice Elliott thanked the hostesses and offered prayer before we ate box lu…

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Zion United Methodist Women met at Vintage Park for the May 16 meeting at 2 p.m. Hazel Steely, president, welcomed those in attendance. She read a prayer from the Prayer Calendar and also an enjoyable story about Jake. All repeated the UMW Purpose. Joys and concerns were given with Hazel lea…

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The Hiawatha Music Club met May 30 at the Powhattan United Methodist Church with Nita Zeit and Carla Wenger as hostesses. President Laura Thacker conducted a short business meeting.

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Travis and Laura (Sommers) Snyder of Manhattan, Kansas, welcomed a son, Declan Hayes Snyder, on March 17, 2019. He was born at 8:27 a.m., weighing 5 pounds, 10 ounces and measuring 19 inches long.

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Thank you to all of my neighbors, friends and family for taking such good care of me with cards, calls, flowers and food but most of all prayers since my stroke in March and the subsequent heart surgery.