2020-08-13

Hallam trustees authorize crack down on sump pump violations


HALLAM – The Village Board of Trustees is cracking down on residents illegally discharging their sump pumps into the village’s sanitary sewer system. The board at its Aug. 5 meeting unanimously voted to instruct the village’s plumbing inspector to go to each residence in Hallam and inspect whether the owner is complying with the village’s regulations for sump pumps. If […]

Former Husker Edwards gives special experience at The Wave


WAVERLY – Former Nebraska softball great Taylor Edwards was supposed to be representing the United States softball team at the 2020 Summer Olympics from July 24 to Aug. 9, but that dream was put on hold when the entire Summer Olympics on March 24, 2020 were pushed back until 2021. Instead, Edwards has spent much of the pandemic in Lincoln. […]

Photo: Palmyra Boy Scouts paint handicap stalls for community service project

Anniversary: Novotnys to celebrate 60 years of marriage

ADAMS – Jack and Janet Novotny will be celebrating 60 years of marriage. Family and friends are invited to help celebrate this milestone with an open house hosted by their children: Scott Novotny, Lisa and James Buhr, and Lori and Cary Prange, along with their grandchildren. The open house is set for Sunday, Aug. 23 from 2-4 p.m. at Living […]

Construction starts on new Casey’s General Store in Eagle


EAGLE – Construction has started on a new Casey’s General Store that will replace the two existing stores. The Iowa-based company plans to tear down and build a new structure at the corner of First Street and U.S. 34. Once completed, the company will demolish its other location in Eagle, which is located on U.S. 34 less than 500 feet […]

Del Lee Scott

1946-2020 BENNET – Del Lee Scott, 74, when home to his LORD and Savior Jesus Christ on June 10.  A Christian man, Del spoke fondly of his LORD and Savior Jesus Christ and shared his beliefs boldly with so many people. His favorite verse is Ephesians 2:8-9 and he loved the song “Amazing Love.” Born June 4, 1946 in Concord, […]

Adams news for Aug. 13, 2020


By the time you receive the paper this week, school will be in session!  The streets will no longer be buzzing with walkers, bicycles and small motorized vehicles! The annual community day will not be observed this year!  The tractor-pull plans to run as usual at this time.  Be sure to check it out before you plan on attending! There […]

Bennet news for Aug. 13, 2020


It is a cloudy, windy morning with storm clouds in the north as I sit down to write this article. It is supposed to be little cooler today – which suits me fine – but also thunderstorms in the forecast. We have been fortunate so far this year and I hope our luck holds out with the storms. Last week’s […]

Denton news for Aug. 13, 2020


Summer is chugging along in Denton. The heat has returned to this part of the state and the humidity is higher than ever. Great corn growing weather!! We have not gotten any rain in while, a few rumbles of thunder but no measurable rain. Dentonnaries are doing the best they can to stay safe in the coronavirus pandemic.  Denton Legion […]

Firth news for Aug. 13, 2020


There are many jokes about this year like this one. If 2020 were a drink, it would be colonoscopy prep. If you have had one, you know what I mean. There’s been much good this year too. We have seen kids and grandkids graduate from high school and college. Some have been blessed with new babies and grandbabies. So even […]