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TOPEKA, Kan. — Washburn University is pleased to announce its President’s List honorees for the spring 2020 semester. To qualify for the President’s List, a student must complete at least 12 hours of graded credits and earn a semester grade point average of 4.0.

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Washburn University has announced its spring 2020 Dean’s List honorees. 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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The family of Alice Sloan would like to thank all of you who expressed words of condolence at her passing. It was heartwarming to all of us to know how fondly she was remembered. The Hiawatha community & you, her friends, held a special place in her heart, & we thank you for your sus…

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MANHATTAN — More than 4,800 Kansas State University students have earned semester honors for their academic performance in the spring 2020 semester.

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CRETE, Neb. — Doane University is proud to announce 291 students who have been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2020 semester. Students must achieve a minimum 3.7 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and hold 12 graded hours to qualify for this academic distinction.

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It’s been three long months since the First Baptist Church closed to the public and went to online services due to the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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Social distancing or no social distancing in church? With the recent re-opening of Brown County with no restrictions, including social distancing related to COVID-19, Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Horton has a new seating plan to satisfy both choices.

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The past week was an unusually quiet week around the parsonage. It enabled me to do something that I have wanted to do all summer long. Nothing. I am not bragging or anything, but I can do nothing right up there with the best of them.

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The prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship, for the 2020-2021 academic year, was presented in May 2020 to Madison Gilbert, an upcoming graduate of Hiawatha High School.

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The Brown County Veterans Honor Guard is very pleased to announce the awarding of $500 scholarships to the following graduating seniors. From Hiawatha: August Koerperich, Kade Tollefson, Codi Mueller, Emme Leupold, Seth Bauerle, Parker Winters, and Annaliese Jeschke. From Horton High School:…

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Genevieve Strahan established a scholarship trust at Citizens State Bank & Trust Company in 1999. Now in its 22nd year, the Trust has paid out over $40,350.00 to 47 graduates of Hiawatha High School.

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Citizens State Bank & Trust Company, Trustee for the Edna Mae Schmitt Scholarship, announced the 2020 awards recently. The Scholarships are renewable for three additional years without reapplying. Edna Mae Schmitt created the trust to benefit graduates of USD #415 and USD #430 with prefe…

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The Paul & Daisy Schuneman Scholarship Fund awarded $16,000.00 in grants to 16 graduates of Hiawatha High School attending college and trade school in the upcoming academic year, according to Citizens State Bank and Trust Company, which administers the fund. Mr. & Mrs. Schuneman esta…

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Every year Citizens State Bank & Trust Company awards a Scholarship to a Hiawatha High Graduate who plants to attend Highland Community College in the fall. The 2020 recipient is Michael Moreno.

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Citizens State Bank & Trust Company, Trustee for the H.O. Middlebrook Scholarship Trust, has announced the 2020 award recipients. The Middlebrook Scholarship was created by H.O. and Helen Middlebrook in memory of their son, James Holmes Middlebrook, who died in infancy.

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The Hiawatha High School Class of 1984 Scholarship Fund awarded a total of $8,000 in nonrenewable $1,000 scholarships to eight graduates of the HHS Class of 2020. Scholarship recipients were announced in May during the virtual Senior Awards Night. Due to the quality of the applications, the …

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The Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Horton will celebrate Pentecost each Sunday night of June (except Father’s Day on June 21) with “Deeper Prayer” services beginning at 6 p.m. at the church, 1201 Central Ave in Horton.

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Back in Part V & VI of the History of The Nemaha County Cooperative Creamery series, I covered how creamery board of director member and Sabetha Herald Editor Ralph Tennal publicly promoted that organization with the Bovine Beauty and Milkmaid pageants for the annual June Creamery Days. …

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Second Harvest Community Food Bank has announced that several No Hunger sites are set to open for the summer.

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Michael Abeita of Hiawatha High School was recently recognized by Kansas Governor Laura Kelly as a 2020 Kansas Governor’s Scholar. Typically, students receiving this recognition are invited to an awards program held in Topeka at the invitation of the governor. Unfortunately, this year’s prog…

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Stetson Montana Diveley of Doniphan West High School at Highland was recently recognized by Kansas Governor Laura Kelly as a 2020 Kansas Governor’s Scholar. Typically, students receiving this recognition are invited to an awards program held in Topeka at the invitation of the governor. Unfor…

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Our lives have all been impacted by the Coronavirus this year. We are assessing these changes that have fragmented our lives and are making decisions to help us all proceed into an encouraging future. Because of Covid-19 and for the safety of our communities, the reunion for the Class of 197…

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The Robinson Lions would like the public to join them on Saturday, May 30 at the Hiawatha Community Hospital to celebrate our Hospital Heroes.

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The Hiawatha Kiwanis club awards scholarships annually to Hiawatha High School graduates who intend to continue their education in the state of Kansas. This year the Kiwanis club has awarded four scholarships of $500 each to the following graduating seniors:

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Classical Conversations of Sabetha recognized several students as Scripture Scholars and Memory Masters for the 2019-2020 school year. Congratulations students and parents!

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Application forms for the Hazel Nelson Scholarship fund are available for the 2020-2021 academic year, according to Citizens State Bank & Trust Company, trustee for the fund. The forms may be obtained from the Trust Department of the bank.

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The Kansas Masonic Foundation Inc, the charitable arm for the Grand Lodge of Kansas, its 200 Statewide Masonic Lodges and Kansas Masons, announce the award of 232 scholarships to Kansas Students. The awards total nearly $200,000.

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Dr. Lisa Hiskey, granddaughter of Marguerite Wegner of Hiawatha and daughter of roger and Jeri Hiskey will soon be begin a pediatric infectious disease fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota.