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The Alpha Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Morrill Public Library in Hiawatha. Hostesses for the meeting were Lucille Pennel, Karen Benson, and Ruth Randall. Others attending were Joyce Fee, Morrill, Sue Miller, Anne Cash, Ardis Huston fro…

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The Mt. Zion Rustlers called their monthly meeting on Sept. 12 at the Carwell building.

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Tabitha Rice, co-reporter of the Willis All-Stars 4-H club, would like to update you on their last meeting. The meeting was held at the Christian Church in Horton, KS at 6:30 PM. Mr. President Kaden Smith called the meeting to order. Justin Selland led us in the pledge of allegiance and the …

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Following the monthly meeting of Sabetha Memorial Post 7285 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars on Wednesday evening, Sept. 15, Post 7285 Junior Vice Commander Tom Evans presented the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States All-American Post award to Post 7285 Commander Marcus Gonzalez.

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The monthly meeting of the Friends of Hospice Volunteers was held on Wednesday, Sept. 22, at the Morrill Public Library’s basement meeting room in Hiawatha, KS. Those in attendance were President Rosemary Schooler, Historian Dixie Westervelt, Charlene Branch, Alisa Britt, Secretary Betty Rob…

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Tabitha Rice, the reporter of the Willis All-stars 4-H club would like to update you on their last meeting on Sunday, May 2 , 2021 at the Horton Golf Course. Mr. President Kaden Smith called the meeting to order. Stryder Christian led us in the pledge. Berkleigh Torkelson, Adddie Welch, and …

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The Brown County Association of Retired School Personnel (BCARSP) held their bimonthly meeting Monday, September 13, 2021 at the Carwell Building in Hiawatha, KS. Approximately 24 members and two guests were in attendance. President Betty Robison welcomed all and led the flag salute, and Dis…

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The Mt. Zion Rustlers’ 4-H club meeting was called to order at 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 8th at the Horton pool. Ella Olson and Sam Tollefson led the club in the flag salute and 4-H pledge. 10 members answered the roll call question “What food do you dislike?” Minutes from the July 2021 meeti…

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Cub Scout Pack 117 in Hiawatha is having a new family signup event at 3 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church on Sunday for boys and girls in K-5th grades.

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Veterans of Foreign Wars annually offers the Patriot’s Pen essay contest for middle school students, who with a well-written, well-thought out essay can win monetary awards as they polish their research, analytical and writing skills.

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The Aug. 19, 2021 Brown County Genealogical Society meeting was opened by Vice President Ray Thieme, with 9 members and guests present.

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The Fairview Willing Workers 4-H Club met for its monthly meeting on Sunday, Aug. 15, at the Sabetha City Pool. The meeting was called to order by acting president Aden Grathwohl until president Jake Rieger arrived and took over. Secretary Avery Baumgartner read last month’s minutes and cond…

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The members of Washington Council #2 of Hiawatha have announced that Companion Jamie Carwell was honored at the 154th Annual Grand Session of the Grand Council of Cryptic Masons of Kansas.

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The Brown County Association of Retired School Personnel sent jelly beans to teachers at the six Brown County Schools this week.

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The Brown County Association of Retired School Personnel held their bimonthly meeting Monday, July 12, at the Carwell Building in Hiawatha at 11:30 AM. Approximately 20 members were in attendance. President Betty Robison welcomed everyone and Gil Bunning lead the group in thankful prayer. Ro…

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The Fairview Willing Workers 4-H Club met for its monthly meeting on Sunday, June 13 at the Fairview Community Building. The meeting was called to order by vice president Joey Meyer. Acting secretary Aden Grathwohl read last month’s meeting minutes and conducted roll call, which members answ…

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In June, Ag Partners Cooperative, Inc. presented $5,000 to the VFW Foundation with the help of CoBank’s Sharing Success Program, who contributed half of the total dollar amount.

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The monthly meeting of the Willis All-Stars 4-H club was held on Sunday, June 13, at the Brady family farm. The meeting was called to order at 5 p.m. by Vice-President Clarissa Jamvold. Noah Fassnacht led the pledge. Roll call was answered by “Name a place you would like to visit.”

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Six Friends of Hospice Volunteers plus Volunteer Coordinator, Debbie Selland, met at the Bread Bowl restaurant in Hiawatha on May 26th. This was the regular monthly meeting of the group in addition to a celebration of Volunteer Appreciation month. Those volunteers in attendance were Charlene…

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The first of six sessions for Camp Geiger is set to open on June 13. The sessions will include two weeks that are open to girl Troops. This will be the third year that all girl Troops have been organized. Close to one thousand Scouts are already signed up for camp with their Troops. Troops f…

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The Brown County Association of Retired School Personnel met for their bi-monthly meeting Monday, May 10 at the Carwell Building in Hiawatha, Kansas. The lunch was catered by The Bake Shop of Everest. Nineteen members and two guests were welcomed by BCARSP president, Betty Robison. She led t…

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The Friends of Hospice Volunteers met for their monthly meeting on May 5 at the Fisher Center in Hiawatha. Those in attendance were Alisa Britt, Charlene Branch, Pat Scott, President Rosemary Schooler, Terri Watkins, Secretary Betty Robison and Volunteer Coordinator Debbie Selland.

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The monthly meeting of the Willis All-Stars 4-H club was Sunday, April 11. The meeting was called to order at the Horton Christian Church at 6:30 by President Kaden Smith. Rozelyn Mathewson led the pledge. Roll call was answered by “Name a fun thing our club should try.”

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The Fairview Willing Workers 4-H Club met for its monthly meeting on Sunday, April 11, at the Fairview Community Building. There were 14 members, 7 parents, and 1 leader in attendance. The meeting was called to order by president Jake Rieger. Roll call was done by secretary Avery Baumgartner…

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Since the 2020 Earth Day was canceled last spring, Brown County Association of Retired School Personnel decided to help schools in Brown County with their landscaping wishes. Members Staci Charles, Sue Miller, and Jackie Wenger made calls to local school principals asking what kind of landsc…

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The April 15 Brown County Genealogical Society meeting was opened by President Charles Carr, with 10 members and guests present.

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The Fairview Willing Workers 4-H Club met for its monthly meeting on Sunday, March 14, at the Fairview St. Paul Lutheran Church.

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The Brown County Association of Retired School Personnel met at the Carwell Building in Hiawatha on Monday, March 8, 2021. After a welcome from the president, Betty Robison, members joined together in reciting the salute to the American flag. President Robison thanked Mary Finley Benson for …

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The first in person meeting of 2021 of the Friends of Hospice Volunteers was held on Wednesday, March 10, at the Fisher Center in Hiawatha. Those members in attendance included Charlene Branch, Rosemary Schooler, Dixie Westervelt, Betty Robison and Volunteer Coordinator, Debbie Selland.

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The monthly meeting of the Willis All-Stars 4-H club was held on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at the Horton Christian Church. Before our meeting began, our club members who were singing at the 4-H County Club Days met to practice singing two songs, Sing From Your Heart and God Bless America.

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The Fairview Willing Workers 4-H Club met for its monthly meeting on Sunday, Feb. 21 at the Fairview Community Building. The meeting was called to order by President Jake Reiger. Eli Geisendorf, Reid Reschke, and Raegan Kerl led members in the Pledge of Allegiance and the 4-H Pledge. Roll ca…

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The Willis All-Stars January meeting of the Willis All-Stars was held at Snow Creek on Jan. 10. The members enjoyed ski lessons, half the club paid for and half your guardian paid for the other half. The members learned how to ski, how to use the “pizza” to stop, how to turn, how to go up th…

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The American Legion Boys State of Kansas has announced that due to the uncertainty of coronavirus vaccines being fully available to the general public by the start of June, the 2021 Boys State of Kansas session will move from its traditional early June event to the first part of August.