2021-07-01

Cortland honors 2021 Grand Marshall

CORTLAND – Donna (Janzen) Reiswig grew up in Hamilton County on a farm. She went to a country school in Hamilton, then in high school she went to Aurora High School. She met her husband Dale while attending Tabor College in Hillsboro, Kan. in 1961. Their first date was at Tabor College Bible Conference. They married Sept. 8, 1961. Dale […]

Masek makes her racing debut at Eagle Raceway


EAGLE – For over 50 years, Eagle Raceway has been home to some of the most exciting dirt track races in the state. On June 18, C&L Automotive presented Kart Extravaganza at Eagle Raceway. Eagle native, Halee Masek, 12, made her racing debut that night. Halee Masek’s interest in racing started when she first started going to the Saturday night […]

Photo: All ages celebrate the season in Firth

Extension: What about diseases in corn?


VOICE NEWS REGION – With the recent rains last week and the warm temperatures this week, crops will really take off and grow with these ideal growing conditions. As the corn crop progresses, it is important to check cornfields for potential disease outbreaks. Scouting fields for diseases is an important IPM tool to use to determine if and when corn […]

Norris hosts Special Olympics track event


FIRTH – On June 6, Norris High School hosted the Special Olympics track meet. This yearly event is usually hosted by Nebraska Wesleyan University, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was held at the school. From there the athletes were all timed and were submitted. Norris had six athletes compete this year and competed in several different events. Some […]

Photos: Cortland Fest

Community adds traditions to annual town celebration

Nebraska Senior Games registration deadline approaches

KEARNEY – The City of Kearney Park and Recreation Department is currently accepting registrations for the Nebraska Senior Games. The Games, for people 50 and older, are scheduled for Aug. 5-8, in Kearney. Events include: Bowling, 5K, 10K, 20K and 40K Cycling, Golf, 5K and 10K Run, Horseshoes, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track & Field, Badminton, Free Throw and Hot […]

Photos: Firth resumes Fun Day festivities after break in 2020


Photo: Boy Scout Troop 334 spends week at Camp Cornhusker

On Sunday, June 20, 10 Boy Scouts with Troop 334 out of Palmyra left for a week-long camp at Camp Cornhusker. They had opportunities to experience kayaking, canoeing, fishing, swimming, archery, shooting and much more! One of their troop members, Cameron Steinblock, also worked the month of June at Camp Cornhusker as a staff member.

Adams Hellcats keep battling, play in league baseball tournaments


ADAMS – The Adams Juniors and Seniors legion baseball teams came into the week searching for their first victories of the season. Both teams had lots of opportunities to get their first win when both of them competed in League Tournaments in their division. Both tournaments had ten teams that were grouped together with five teams at two different locations […]