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Twenty members of the Brown County, Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel met Monday, May 9 at the Carwell Building in Hiawatha. Lunch was catered by Rachel Bruning of The Bake Shop in Everest. President Betty Robison welcomed all members and thanked Rosemary Schooler for table deco…

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The regularly monthly meeting of the Modern Sunflowers 4-H Club was held on Sunday, April 10 at the Powhattan United Methodist Church following our foods project meeting and taco dinner. President Carolyn Schuetz called the meeting to order. The Pledge of Allegiance and 4-H Pledge were led b…

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The April 21, 2022 Brown County Genealogical Society meeting was opened by President Ray Thieme, with 9 members and guests present.

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The monthly meeting of the Willis All-Stars 4-H club was March 13. The meeting was called to order at the Christian Church at 6:30 p.m. in Horton, by president Clarissa Jamvold.

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The Willis All Stars April meeting was held April 10 at the St. Leo’s church. The pledge was led by Strider Christian. Role call was name a president, 27 members present. The club sang take me Out to the Ball game for a song. The May meeting will be held at 2 p.m. at the country club. July 7…

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Col. Bill Vonderschmidt, commander of the American Legion Post 66, presented an award to Hiawatha High School FFA chapter leaders at their banquet Thursday, April 14. Pictured, he is presenting an award to President Sidney Johansen and Vice President Allison Arment with a Certificate of Appr…

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We are writing you today to share the success of the First Annual Brown County Rabbit show, sponsored by the Brown County 4H Rabbit Club. It was held in Horton, at the Blue Building, Feb. 5. People came from far and wide to attend. We had entries from 9 different counties to show their rabbi…

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The regularly monthly meeting of the Modern Sunflowers 4-H Club was held on Saturday, March 5 at Hiawatha High School following County Club Day. President Carolyn Schuetz called the meeting to order. The Pledge of Allegiance and 4-H Pledge were led by Jackson Heiniger. Roll call was answered…

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The Hiawatha Music Club met on Feb. 15, 2022 at Bethany United Church of Christ. President Jean Brintnall called the meeting to order. Roll call was taken with 9 active and 7 honorary members in attendance. The minutes from the November meeting were read by Secretary Belinda Estes and approv…

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The Fairview Willing Workers monthly meeting was held on March 13, 2022 at the Fairview Community Building. President Jake Reiger called the meeting to order, Huck Lowdermilk led the club by reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and the 4-H Pledge. Secretary Annika Reschke took roll call by aski…

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The Alpha Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met on Saturday, April 2 at the Seneca Library. Hostesses were Carol Bishop and Mary Jane Fleming. President Betty Gleason introduced Jan Thomas from Lincoln, Nebraska who presented the program entitled “Little Free Pantries.…

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Workers monthly meeting was Feb. 13 the Fairview Community Building. President Jake Reiger called the meeting to order, Ben Geisendorf and Huck Lowdermilk led the club by reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and the 4-H Pledge. Secretary Joey Meyer took roll call by asking the members to answer…

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The Fairview Willing Workers monthly meeting was held on Jan. 9 at the Falls City Lanes Bowling Alley. President Jake Reiger called the meeting to order, the pledge being led by Ben Geisendorf and Huck Lowdermilk. Secretary Annika Reschke took roll call by asking the members to answer the qu…

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The regular monthly meeting of the Friends of Hospice Volunteers was held on Wednesday, March 2, at the new office of NEK Home Health and Hospice in Horton, KS. Those in attendance were President Rosemary Schooler, Pat Scott, Alisa Britt, Charlene Branch, Historian Dixie Westervelt, Secretar…

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Topeka – Haylee Kramer, of Morrill, has been awarded four scholarships: Morrill Alumni Scholarship, Sabetha Community USD 113 Scholarship; PEO Sisterhood Chapter EB Scholarship and Ukele Memorial Scholarship.

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The Alpha Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met at the home of Sue Miller, Hiawatha, on Saturday, March 5, Hostesses were Sue and Carol Bunning, Horton. Barb Chadwell introduced Janet Rebant and her daughter Kathy Lovelady who presented a very interesting program entit…

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The Hiawatha Music Club met on Nov. 9 at Bethany United Church of Christ. Hostesses for the evening were Kim Nolte and Laura Thacker. President Jean Brintnall called the meeting to order. Roll call was taken with 6 active and 6 honorary members in attendance. The minutes from the October mee…

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The regularly monthly meeting of the Modern Sunflowers 4-H Club was held on Sunday, Feb. 13 at the Powhattan United Methodist Church. President Carolyn Schuetz called the meeting to order.

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The Hiawatha Lions shared the love with all the workers at Amberwell Community Hospital on Tuesday, Feb. 8.

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Brown County KARSP (Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel) members have been very busy volunteering their services to the people of Northeast Kansas. Whether they were taking people to appointments or serving on church and community committees, they volunteered many hours without pay.

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The Willis All Stars February monthly meeting was held on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022.

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The monthly meeting of the Willis All-Stars 4-H club was held Jan. 9, 2022. The meeting was called to order at the Netawaka Fitness Center at 2:30 by President Clarissa Jamvold. The flag salute and 4-H pledge was led by DJ Griffin. Roll call was answered by “Name a bad habit should break?”

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The Friends of Hospice volunteers met on Wednesday, Jan. 26 in the basement meeting room at the Morrill Public Library in Hiawatha. Those in attendance were Charlene Branch, President Rosemary Schooler, Historian Dixie Westervelt, Secretary Betty Robison, and Volunteer Coordinator Debbie Sel…

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Thirty-two Scouts from 6 different Northeast Kansas troops competed at the Klondike Derby at the Doniphan County Fairgrounds over the weekend. Troops from Hiawatha, Atchison, and Wathena were represented.

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The Nemaha County Spelling Bee was held on Saturday, Jan. 22 at the Nemaha County Community Building sponsored by the Alpha Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Society International.

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The December meeting for the Fairview Willing Workers was held on Dec. 11 at the Fairview Community Building.

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The regular bimonthly meeting and catered luncheon of the Brown County Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel meeting was held on Monday, January 10, at the Carwell Building in Hiawatha. Beautiful snowman table decorations were provided by Patty Bevis. Nut cups were furnished by Dixi…

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The Hiawatha Music Club met on Oct. 12 at Bethany United Church of Christ. Hostess for the evening was Sarah Kloepfer. President Jean Brintnall called the meeting to order. Roll call was taken with 4 active and 6 honorary members in attendance. The minutes from the September meeting were rea…

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The November meeting for the Fairview Willing Workers 4-H Club was held on November 14, 2021, at the Fairview Community Building. President Jake Reiger called the meeting to order. Roll call was conducted by secretary Avery Baumgartner, the question “What is your favorite food you have at Th…

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The regularly monthly meeting of the Modern Sunflowers 4-H Club was held on Sunday, Dec. 12 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 Simon and Caleb Heiniger. Roll call of “What is you…

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The December monthly meeting of the Willis all Stars was held on Dec. 12, 2021 at the St Leo’s Church in Horton.

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The regularly monthly meeting of the Modern Sunflowers 4-H Club was held on Sunday, Oct. 3 at the Powhattan United Methodist Church. President Landry O’Bryan called the meeting to order. The Pledge of Allegiance and 4-H Pledge were led by Jackson Heiniger. Roll call was answered by telling t…

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The regularly monthly meeting of the Modern Sunflowers 4-H Club was held on Sunday, Nov. 14 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 Sofi Selland. Roll call was answered by sharing one…

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The Veterans of Foreign Wars annually offers a program to honor Boy Scouts who have achieved Eagle status, Girl Scouts who have earned their Gold award, and registered, active members of a Venturing Crew or Sea Scout Ship, who are the recipient of the Venture Summit Award or Sea Scout Quarte…

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The Modern Sunflowers participated in 4-H wee on Oct. 3. The club helped with the Powhattan United Methodist Church service.

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The monthly meeting of the Friends of Hospice Volunteers was held on Wednesday, Nov. 17, at the Morrill Public Library in Hiawatha. Those in attendance were Charlene Branch, President Rosemary Schooler, Secretary Betty Robison, and Volunteer Coordinator Debbie Selland.

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Gil Bunning, newly elected State Vice President of Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel, filled in for local President Betty Robison, who had to be absent for this meeting. Bunning welcomed the group of 26 members, and one guest, to the meeting. He thanked Rosemary Schooler for the…

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The Fairview Willing Workers 4-H Club met for its monthly meeting on Sunday, October 10, 2021, at the Lanter family’s house. The meeting was called to order by President Jake Rieger, and secretary Annika Reschke read last month’s minutes. Annika took roll call, which was: What will you be fo…

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The Mt.Zion Rustlers called their monthly meeting on October 10th at Lock farms. Brenna Ward called the meeting to order and we all said the 4-H pledges. Leah Kessler read last months minutes they were all approved as read. There was a treasures report, leaders report, and reporters report. …

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The Alpha Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held their meeting on Saturday, Nov. 6 at the Nemaha County Historical Museum. Prior to the business meeting Refreshments were served by the hostesses Mary J. Fleming and Carol Bishop.

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The Hiawatha Music Club met on Sept. 14 in the backyard of Jean Brintnall. This meeting has been the first of a long-awaited gathering of the Music Club since spring 2020 when the COVID pandemic had everyone stop nearly all aspects of our day-to-day lives. In the last 18 months, members of t…