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1869-2019 – 150 years as an organized church, Upper Wolf Lutheran Church-ELCA, 5 miles southeast of Robinson, has been serving God, and the people of the community that surrounds the church. Starting with David Earhart, grandfather to Amelia Earhart, who in 1860 to 1868, began his traveling …

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The Fairview Willing Workers met for their November meeting Sunday, Nov. 10.  They met at the Fairview Community Building. There were 19 members and 20 parents in attendance. The meeting was called to order by President, Walker Lowdermilk. Roll Call was done by Secretary, Avery Baumgartner. …

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The Alpha Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met on Saturday, Nov. 2, at the home of Mary J. Fleming, Seneca, with Betty Gleason, Seneca, and Mary J. Fleming as hostesses. President Betty Gleason, welcomed members, guest speaker Sandy Bartkoski, Seneca, and “Bo Raven,” …

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The Oct. 17, Brown County Genealogical Society meeting was opened by President Nancy Prawl, with seven members and guests present.

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We would like to thank the Hiawatha Chamber and Visitors Bureau for the honor of “Mr. and Mrs. Hiawatha”. We deeply appreciate the honor.

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1869-2019 – 150 years as an organized church, Upper Wolf Lutheran Church-ELCA, 5 miles southeast of Robinson, has been serving God, and the people of the community that surrounds the church. Starting with David Earhart, grandfather to Amelia Earhart, who in 1860 to 1868, began his traveling …

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The last two Sundays the Scouts from Pack 117 and Troop 313 have been putting out flyers and collecting food for the food pantry. Sunday they collected over 1,440 pounds of food and delivered it to the food pantry at the First Baptist Church in Hiawatha.

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The Zion United Methodist Women’s group and guests met at the church at 6 p.m. Oct. 10. Guests were two district officers Cindy Ladd and Linda Montgomery, Joyce Brockhoff, ladies from Bellevue United Methodist Church, Dorothy Diveley, Betty Snyder, Eula Mae Drake and members of the Zion Circ…

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The Mount Zion Rustlers met for their October meeting on Oct. 13 at the Lock’s Farm north of Hiawatha. The meeting was called to order by Mason Ward. The pledge of allegiance and 4-H pledge were stated by the members. Minutes were read by Allison Arment, treasurers’ report was given by Addy …

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Jaynell Robidoux, of Hiawatha, Kansas, will be celebrating 80 years of life on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. She was born on that date in 1939, in Lubbock, Texas.

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Chapter HU PEO met Oct. 25 at the Farm Credit Office meeting room..

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October meeting: Sorosis met at the home of Marilyn Sommers in Hiawatha on Oct. 22. The meeting was called to order by Pres. Sharon Mayhew.

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On Wednesday, Oct. 23, the Nemaha County Democrats held their annual fall dinner at The Willows. Among those present were US Senate candidates Usha Reddi of Manhattan and Robert Tillman, Wichita. A third, Dr. Barbara Bollier, Mission Hills, was unable to attend because of KS Senate work on t…

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The Alpha Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Buzz Cafe in Sabetha. Barb Chadwell and Joyce Fee were hostesses. Sue Miller of Hiawatha was inducted into the Alpha Kappa Chapter. President Betty Gleason and officers Barb Chadwell, Karen Bens…

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Seven members of the Brown County Association of Retired School Personnel assisted at the Earth Day event held at the Klinefelter Farm on Wednesday, Oct. 9.

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The Doniphan County Historical Society will host “Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There,” a presentation and discussion by Diana Staresinic-Deane at 6 p.m. on Oct. 24 at Fanning Church, 1548 Highway 7, Highland. Members of the community are invited to attend the free program. …

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Sorosis Study Club met at the Morrill Library for their second meeting of the year. The meeting was called to order by Vice President, Sue Jamvold. The club collect was recited, roll call taken with 18 members present and the minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. The Treasu…

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The regular monthly meeting of the Zion Lutheran LWML was at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9. President Lela Middendorf, called the meeting to order with 4 members present.

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Ted Hinton has been hired as the new Delaware River Watershed Restoration & Protection Strategy (WRAPS) Coordinator. The WRAPS program helps landowners meet their conservation goals while reducing sediment, nutrient and bacterial pollution of streams and lakes in the watershed.

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The Kansas Veterans of Foreign Wars and its Auxiliary, through its Endowment Association, annually offers college and vocational school scholarships to the children and grandchildren of its membership. (Note: Great-grandchildren are not eligible.)

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We wish to express our thanks to our relatives, friends, neighbors, and Hiawatha Hospital staff and nurses, for their care, and for the prayers, cards, flowers, food, memorial gifts, and acts of kindness shown to our family during the illness and passing of Jessie.

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The Hiawatha Music Club began their new year of activities on Sept. 10 at the home of Sharon Meyer of Powhattan. Eighteen members were present and enjoyed good music as well as the nice refreshments served by hostesses Sharon Meyer and Belinda Estes. President Valerie Tollefson led the busin…

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Horton and Hiawatha will be among thousands of cities across the United States and Canada to stand up for the unborn on Sunday, Oct. 6 by forming a Life Chain — a prayerful, peaceful, nonpolitical show of support for those who have no voice.

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Sorosis met for their first meeting of the 2019-2020 year at the home of Marilyn Sommers in Hiawatha on Sept. 21. Following the reading of Sorosis Bylaws and the Constitution the minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. There were 15 members present. Following the business mee…

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The Sept. 19 Brown County Genealogical Society meeting was opened by President Nancy Prawl, with 9 members and guests present.

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Brown County was well represented at the Kansas State Fair by three 4H horse project ladies. Carlee Brown, Rilee Brown and Clarissa Jamvold qualified for the Kansas State Fair horse show June 27 at the District No. 5 show held in Topeka at the Expo Center.

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Fonda Lafrenz APRN of Hiawatha, Kansas was selected as this year’s Physician of the Year at the Sept. 19 annual meeting of the Kansas Home Care and Hospice Association in Lawrence.

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After nearly 40 years of dedication to our community elders, Georgie Loyd will be honored with a reception at Maple Heights Nursing & Rehabilitation Center from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2. The public is invited to attend.

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Department of Kansas of the Veterans of Foreign Wars annually offers a community service recognition program in three categories: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) of the Year, Law Enforcement Officer of the Year, and Firefighter of the Year.

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August Meeting: The Mt Zion Rustlers met for their August meeting at Sabetha swimming pool on Aug. 4. The flag salute and 4-H pledge was led by Lane Kesler and Owen Nioce. Roll call was taken by each member answering the question “What is your favorite restaurant.” After each member answered…

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Vintage Park was the site for the Zion United Methodist Women’s group Sept. 12 at 9 a.m. Hazel Steely, president, welcomed those in attendance. She read “Gift of Encouragement.” All repeated the UMW Purpose. Hazel led in prayer for those on the joy and concern list. Hazel also read from the …

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It’s one of the best displays in northeast Kansas – don’t miss out seeing more than 170 quilts at the Kansas Capital Quilters Guild annual quilt show taking place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 21 and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sept. 22 at the Women’s Club, 5221 SW West Drive, in Topeka.

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The regular meeting of the Zion LWML was at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17. President Lela Middendorf called the meeting to order with 6 members present.

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Members of the Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel were honored this past spring at the state KARSP convention for the number of volunteer service hours they had contributed to their communities in the preceding calendar year.

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The monthly meeting of the Modern Sunflowers 4H club was Sept. 8 at the Powhattan Methodist Church. Acting president Landry O’Bryan called the meeting to order, Devynn Wenger led the 4H pledge and Pledge of Allegiance. Roll call was answered with “things that make you grouchy” by eight membe…

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Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary annually offer two essay contests in the fall. The Voice of Democracy (VOD) audio-essay competition for high school students, and the Patriot’s Pen essay contest for middle school students, each have a new patriotic theme each year. This year’s theme fo…