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Twenty-seven members and two guests of Brown County KARSP met at the Carwell Building in Hiawatha Monday, Nov. 14 for a delicious turkey luncheon meeting. President Carol Bunning welcomed all and thanked all the members who had made the meeting possible by decorating, greeting, calling, and …

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Becky Wahwasueky presented the program for the November 5th meeting of Alpha Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma which was held at the Carwell Building, Hiawatha. She described the JOM (Johnson-O’Malley) Program at Horton High School including what it is, how it developed and how it has grown.

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Genealogies have gotten really popular over the past decade. There’s 23 & me, genealogy.com, ancestry.com and so many more. So many people are interested in their genealogy these days. They want to know from where they come because they know it will help them learn where they are going. …

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When you think of the word “evil” there are certainly a good number of images that may come to mind. You might think of murder, sexual immorality, or even the devil himself. While all these images are certainly valid, evil is not limited to the most hideous acts of human behavior.

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Thank you to Mrs. Krebs, whose visions were brought into action. Also, thank you to all the workers over the past 108 years who have kept this dream alive. It was our joy and pleasure to represent Hiawatha as your Grand Marshals.

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The Micah Mandate. Have you ever heard of it? It is found in the 6th chapter of the Old Testament book of Micah, verse 8. It says, “He has shown you, O man, what is good and what does the Lord require of you? To act justly, and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.”

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The Nov. 25, 2022, edition of the Hiawatha World will be distributed on Wednesday, Nov. 23. Because of this, the deadline for any announcements for that edition is 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 22.

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In 1989, the South Brown Ministerial Association (SBCMA) began a project to bring the story of Christ’s life to the area during the Christmas season. What began as a one-year experiment was so well-received that it has continued nearly every year with a few exceptions.

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Brown County KARSP (Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel) held the District 2 Meeting on October 24 with over 50 attendees from Northeast Kansas. This was the first District Meeting held in the state in over two decades. People from Brown, Doniphan and Nemaha counties and Manhattan…

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In the fall, there are many months dedicated to cancer awareness. September focuses on leukemia, ovarian, prostate, thyroid, uterine, and childhood cancers, October supports breast and liver cancers, and November brings attention to lung, neuroendocrine, pancreatic and stomach cancers.

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Hope is one of the most powerful forces in this world. Where there is hope there is a future, but where this is no hope there is nothing good at all. When I have hope I have something to look forward to and feel good about. Hope can change circumstances just by the very idea of hope being a …

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On behalf of the Brown County Association of Retired School Personnel, we want to thank the following businesses for their donations of money, coupons, and/or supplies for our 2022 project of celebrating all those who value the students of Brown County and work with them and for them. Withou…

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I would like to thank everyone who sent cards, emails, and texts, and for the phone calls after learning I have received the 2022 Kansas Home Care and Hospice Hero Award from the Kansas Home Care and Hospice Association. I also want to thank NEK Home Health and Hospice for nominating me for …

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Halloween is fast becoming the favorite holiday of children and adults alike. What is the appeal of this quirky autumn festival? Many people say it’s because they enjoy the chance to dress up as someone different than who they are the rest of the year. For a few hours, they can lose themselv…

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Hiawatha Music Club met Tuesday, Oct. 11 at the Bethany United Church of Christ in Hiawatha. Hostesses for the evening were Jean Brintnall and Jessie Scheitel. The coordinator for the evening was Rita Spellman.

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Santa’s Attic craft show is fast approaching — set for Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Hiawatha High School.

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I have always loved the first chapter of Genesis. It opens up so many theological windows. It introduces the concept of the Holy Spirit being the wind that hovers over the face of the deep at the beginning of creation. It also tells us that God created human beings in God’s image, male and f…

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I love this season. I don’t mean pumpkin spice everything season, I like to restrict pumpkin spice to pumpkin pie. Locally, it is the time between the Maple Leaf festival and the Halloween Frolic, when the bounty of color wrought from the devotion to the maples brightens our streets. Recentl…

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The Fairview Willing Workers monthly meeting was held on Sept. 11, at the Fairview Community Building. Aden Geisendorf called the meeting to order with Huck Lowdermilk and Ben Geisendorf leading the club in the Pledge of Allegiance and the 4-H Pledge. Secretary Annika Reschke read the minute…

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The Oct. 1 meeting of the Alpha Kappa Chapter was held at the Seneca Free Library with eleven members present: Karen Benson, Carol Bishop, Carol Bunning, Anne Cash, Barb Chadwell, Mary Jane Fleming, Betty Gleason, Sue Miller, Lucille Pennel, Ruth Randall, and Barb Vitt. The meeting was hoste…

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The Robinson High School Alumni met Saturday, Sept. 3, at the Community Center in Robinson. The group had not met since July of 2019 due to the Covid pandemic, so it was great for them to be able to meet again.

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The Modern Sunflowers met on Oct. 2. Oct. 2 through the 9th is 4-H week. Our club met at the Powhattan United Methodist Church around 9:30 to prepare for helping with the church service. Our President Carolyn Schuetz welcome everyone to our service and thanked the church for letting us use i…

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O Lord my God, you have performed many wonders for me. Your plans for me are too numerous to list. You have no equal. If I tried to recite all your wonderful deeds, I would never come to the end. ~ Psalm 40:5

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For the fourth consecutive year, members of Kansas Alpha Delta Kappa, Beta Chapter, have collected items for backpacks for KVC first night foster program.

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The Fairview Willing Workers monthly meeting was held on Aug. 14 at the Sabetha Pool, where they planned to have a club pool party. Acting president Joey Meyer called the meeting to order, Huck Lowdermilk led the club by reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and the 4-H Pledge. Secretary Annika …

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Margaret Spare’s 95th Birthday will be Christmas Eve, but since that is a busy time and Kathy is in Hiawatha to help with Harvest, we decided to celebrate early. Come to her Birthday Open House on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at The Pines of Hiawatha, at 1480 230th St., in Hiawatha.

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Former Horton High School teacher Dixie Westervelt won the Kansas Home Care & Hospice Association Home Care & Hospice Hero Award at this year’s annual conference.

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September 30th is the 273rd day, 39th Friday, 9th day of Fall, 82nd day before winter comes, and 92nd day before we ring in a new year. This day also commemorates International Translation Day, which celebrates a Bible translator’s work along with language professionals who bring nations tog…

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The regularly monthly meeting of the Modern Sunflowers 4-H Club was held on Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Powhattan United Methodist Church. President Carolyn Schuetz called the meeting to order. The Pledge of Allegiance and 4-H Pledge were led by club leaders, Austin and Vickie. Jill led us in si…

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Jesus knew that His hour was approaching. Soon He would be lifted up and become the sacrifice for the sins of humanity. While His mind was on this hour, His disciples were contemplating who would be the greatest in the kingdom. Jesus responded, “And whoever desires to be first among you, let…

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Twenty-six members and one guest met for the Brown County Kansas Association of Retired Personnel luncheon meeting Monday, Sept. 12 at the Carwell Building in Hiawatha, KS. All were welcomed by President Carol Bunning. Dixie Westervelt led the Pledge of Allegiance, and members recited the Mi…

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Members of Alpha Kappa Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, meet Aug. 29 at the Mary Cotton Library, Sabetha. The hostesses Joyce Fee, Morrill, and Barb Chadwell, Fairview, provided the refreshments. Other members present were Carol Bishop, Axtell; Mary Jane Fleming, Seneca; Car…