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Southeast Community College in Nebraska has released its Dean’s List for the term completed on Dec. 16, 2022, on the Beatrice, Lincoln and Milford campuses.

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The Brown County Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel met Monday January 9th for a luncheon meeting at the Carwell building in Hiawatha. Thirty members and three guests were present for the delicious meal prepared by the “Twombly Sisters,” Virginia, Lil, & Ruth.

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The monthly meeting of the Fairview Willing Workers was called to order at 2 p.m. on Dec. 10 by president, Kodi Miler. The Pledge of Allegiance and 4-H pledge was led by Carson Keim. Then members and leaders answered the roll call question “What did you ask Santa for for Christmas?” The roll…

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The monthly meeting of the Fairview Willing Workers was called to order at 6 p.m. on Nov. 13 by president, Kodi Miller. The Pledge of Allegiance and 4-H pledge was led by Huck Lowdermilk and Ben Geisendorf. Then, members and leaders answered the roll call question; What is your favorite thin…

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The Robinson Lions put on a Christmas Melodrama on Dec. 2-3 with expectations of using their proceeds as Monetary Christmas gifts to organizations in Brown County.

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The Brown County 4-H council met on Monday, Dec. 5. 4-H Council Officers for the 2022-2023 4-H year were elected.

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The Brown County Genealogical Society Board members met at our library for a short meeting on Dec. 17, 2022. Board members Ray Thieme, Penny Milroy, Gail Coker-Carr and Marla Hathhorn were all present.

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The December meeting of the Friends of Hospice Volunteers was a celebration of the Christmas holiday. A brief business meeting was held in conjunction with delicious luncheon meal at the Bread Bowl restaurant in Hiawatha. Those in attendance were Charlene Branch, Marty Mercer, Donna Bottom, …

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American Heritage Girls Troop KS2315 packed Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes for their 6th annual fall service project Nov. 17. The AHG Oath states “I promise to love God, cherish my family, honor my country, and serve my community.”

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The Nov. 17, 2022 Brown County Genealogical Society meeting was opened by President Ray Thieme, with 11 members and guests present.

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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…

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Emmaleigh Baker: Leadership Poster Purple, 6-9 Month Old Does Purple, Market Goats- Super Heavy Weight Purple, JR Showmanship Purple, single stem annual Purple, thomas Purple, Goat Resin Blue, Necklace and Bracelet Blue, Quilt Blue, floral arrangement Blue, Reading Blue, Candle Red, apple tr…

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The monthly meeting of the Friends of Hospice Volunteers was held on Wednesday, Aug. 24, at the Northeast KS Home Health and Hospice office in Horton. Those in attendance were Charlene Branch, Marty Mercer, Dixie Westervelt , Donna Bottom, Nancy Burns, Rosemary Schooler, Betty Robison, Angel…

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The Willis All Stars August monthly meeting was held at the Horton Aquatic park. The pledge was led by Chloe Rice. The roll call was name your favorite summer activity. 32 members were present.

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The Executive Board of the SHL (Silver-Haired Legislature) held its mid-summer issues meeting on Wednesday, July 27, in Junction City. These issues will be presented to the full membership of the SHL at their Annual Session October 4-6 in Topeka at the Capitol.

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The regularly monthly meeting of the Modern Sunflowers 4-H Club was held on Sunday, Aug. 7 at the Horton Pool. President Carolyn Schuetz called the meeting to order. The Pledge of Allegiance and 4-H Pledge were led by Max. Roll call was “What would you like our club to do in the next year?” …

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Caleb Heiniger: Breeding Gilts Red; Rug Hook Purple; Baked Chicken Purple; Sun Tea Purple; Sugar Cookies Purple; Jello Popcorn Purple; File Books Purple; Tie Dye Shirt Blue; Tie Dye Shirt Blue; Lego Kit Blue; Dragon Egg Blue; Rustic Green Beans Blue; Soft Pretzels Blue; White Bread Blue; Har…

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The June meeting for the Fairview Willing Workers was to be held on June 12 and originally starting at 4 p.m. with club project tours. Due to the large amount of rain the club tours were cancelled, and the club met at the Fairview Park Shelter at 5:30 for the meeting, followed by a supper. P…

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The Friends of Hospice Volunteers met for their monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 27, at the NEK Home Health and Hospice office in Horton, KS. Those in attendance were Alissa Britt, Charlene Branch, Historian Dixie Westervelt, Terri Watkins, President Rosemary Schooler, Marty Mercer, Angel …

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The July 21, 2022 Brown County Genealogical Society meeting was opened by President Ray Thieme, with 13 members and guests present.

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The Brown County — Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel (KARSP) met Monday, July 11 at the Carwell Building in Hiawatha. Nineteen members and three guests were present. B.H. Pennel led the Flag Salute, and President Carol Bunning led the Mission Statement and Motto. Thank you’s wer…

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Across the state of Kansas, retired school personnel work in their communities to help not only the school districts but also to help their communities in various ways. Members of Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel (KARSP) are asked to keep count of the hours they spend in volunt…

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The Hiawatha Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA Troops 313 are hosting a pool party and sign-up event for all youth entering grades Kindergarten through 12th grade on Aug. 13.

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Camp Geiger will be hosting a record number of thirty Troops during its final week of Summer Camp. Ten of the Troops will composed of all girls. This is the largest number of Troops composed of girls since this option was started four years ago. Geiger has been one of the leaders in the Regi…