County presents proposed wheel tax information to Hickman, Waverly

By Michael Wunder and Jacilyn Bruns The Voice News LANCASTER COUNTY — Residents of both Hickman and Waverly had their first chance to pose their wheel tax questions to officials during two meetings last week. The events were originally intended to be presentations to the city councils of both Hickman and Waverly, but the governing bodies opened the meetings to […]

District OR-1 board selects superintendent firm

By Michael Wunder The Voice News PALMYRA — The superintendent search process can begin in earnest now for District OR-1. The district’s board of education voted Aug. 12 to approve the search firm McPherson and Jacobson to assist the school in finding a superintendent to replace Robert Hanger. Hanger will not be renewing his contract, which expires after this year. […]


Jacilyn Bruns A.J. Kurtzer, Austin Kroeger, Jeff Smith, Justin Schack, Rodger Alley and Adam Smith work together holding hoses to advance closer to the fire at training in Hickman Wednesday night. Area departments train for propane fires By Jacilyn Bruns The Voice News HICKMAN — It wasn’t your typical sight coming into town last Wednesday as flames shot up multiple […]

Freeman cross country gets back on course

Brendan Carl The Freeman High School cross country team starts its workout on Monday. The team members are (left to right) Noah Jurgens, Kaylee Bures, Eli Delhay, Riley Bernhardt, Jonah Reed, Talisa Buhr, Jace Schroeder and Tanden Buhr. Falcons restart girls program after decade away from competition, boys begin new era By Brendan Carl The Voice News ADAMS — On […]

Waverly softball falls to North Star in hall of fame jamboree

Brendan Carl Waverly’s Kennedi Claycomb winds up to throw out a runner at first during the Vikings’ jamboree against Lincoln North Star on Monday. By Brendan Carl The Voice News LINCOLN — The Waverly softball team took to the field to shake off some rust and tune up for the season against Lincoln North Star in a jamboree on Monday. […]

August 22, 2019 E-Edition

August 22, 2019 Public Notices