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These men make imprints of names on the American Veterans Traveling Wall.
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Saturday events will honor local men killed in action, feature Sabetha native

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

These men make imprints of names on the American Veterans Traveling Wall.Submitted The American Veterans Traveling Tribute and Traveling Wall will visit the Museum of the Kansas National Guard at Forbes Field/Topeka Regional Airport at 6700 SW Topeka Boulevard in Topeka from noon on Thursday, Aug. 28, to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31, with special events Saturday that honor Sabetha, Fairview and Powhattan KIAs along with other Kansas KIAs, as well as featuring a Sabetha speaker. Saturday events that are of particular local interest include the reading of the names of Kansas KIA at 5 p.m., which includes... 

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These hydrangeas are a beautiful sight at a home in the southern part of Sabetha.
Amber Deters | Herald

In Bloom

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

These hydrangeas are a beautiful sight at a home in the southern part of Sabetha.Amber Deters | Herald  Read More

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A new landmark graces the northwest corner of the library park. The double-sided sign was commissioned by the Mary Cotton Public Library Board and was built by local craftsman, John McMurphy, upon a concrete base laid by city workers. The brushed aluminum letters were ordered from ALLSIGN company in Topeka and installed by AHRS workmen in time for Old Time Saturday Night in the Library Park. Special appreciation goes to board member Mary Herrmann for spearheading the project.
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New sign adorns library lawn

Saturday, August 23, 2014

A new landmark graces the northwest corner of the library park. The double-sided sign was commissioned by the Mary Cotton Public Library Board and was built by local craftsman, John McMurphy, upon a concrete base laid by city workers. The brushed aluminum letters were ordered from ALLSIGN company in Topeka and installed by AHRS workmen in time for Old Time Saturday Night in the Library Park. Special appreciation goes to board member Mary Herrmann for spearheading the project.Submitted  Read More

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Bill Kent, center, Sabetha Middle School social studies teacher who recently retired, is presented with a Certificate of Appreciation and a monetary award honoring him as the Veterans of Foreign Wars Kansas First District's Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year at the junior high/middle school level. Making the presentation are First District Commander Daniel Stueckemann, left, and State Adjutant/Quartermaster Herb Schwartzkopf, right. Kent was Sabetha VFW Memorial Post 7285's Teacher of the Year, whose nomination was forwarded to First District. Schwartzkopf and Stueckemann were in Sabetha Wednesday evening, August 13, to make the presentation and to attend VFW Post 7285's monthly meeting.
The VFW Smart/Maher National Citizenship Education Teacher award recognizes exceptional teachers at elementary, junior high and high school level for outstanding commitment to teaching Americanism and patriotism and whose curriculum focuses on citizenship education topics.
Patty Locher | Herald

VFW honors local teacher, Eagle Scout

Friday, August 22, 2014

Bill Kent, center, Sabetha Middle School social studies teacher who recently retired, is presented with a Certificate of Appreciation and a monetary award honoring him as the Veterans of Foreign Wars Kansas First District’s Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year at the junior high/middle school level. Making the presentation are First District Commander Daniel Stueckemann, left, and State Adjutant/Quartermaster Herb Schwartzkopf, right. Kent was Sabetha VFW Memorial Post 7285′s Teacher of the Year, whose nomination was forwarded to First District. Schwartzkopf and Stueckemann were... 

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Sabetha Community Preschool hosted a sand art table at Old Time Saturday Night.
Krista Wasinger | Herald

It’s an ‘Old Time’ Sabetha Saturday Night

Friday, August 22, 2014

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Best exercise ever

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The Four A’s of Social Media

The reach of social media is awesome… aggravating… amazing… and alarming. It’s awesome. Social media has given people an amazing way to connect with one another like never before. It is wonderful to see photos of friends and family who live far away and be able to read and see into their lives a little bit. Gone are the days of waiting until a holiday to see family photos. I can see photos of my niece being dropped off in her college dorm room, watch a video of my nephew... Read More

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Demonstration Plot Tour; Sericea Lespedeza; Bagworms

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Northeast Kansas Field Day; Bagworms

The annual Northeast Kansas Field Day will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26. The plots are located at Keith Olsen’s Farm three miles north of Horton on U.S Highway 73. We will start with the corn plots then move to the soybeans plots. After looking at the plots and hearing from the seed companies we will head to Keith’s shop for watermelon and a presentation from Marty Bieker. Marty Bieker is the Precision Ag Specialist and Manager at Great Plains Precision Ag. He grew... Read More

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Grazing school will be hosted by Pottawatomie County

The farm press is all about managed grazing this month! It is very appropriate as we see some of our cool season pastures going dormant. Managed grazing can extend the season, make better use of the pasture and can even increase stocking rate. There are quite a few myths about the added labor. This and othermyths will be busted at our Eastern Kansas Grazing school. I’ve beenon the committee that brings the school to our area for the last four years. This year’s school is hosted... Read More

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2014 Fair Champion recipes revealed

For the 30 years that I have been an extension agent, it has been tradition to feature the Overall Grand Champion and Overall Reserve Champion food recipes from the Jefferson County 4-H Fair. In keeping with this tradition, I have two champions that I would like to share with you, the first one being the Overall Grand Champion food entry from this year’s fair. A Buttermilk Herb Braid made by a 12-year member of the Crackerjacks 4-H Club received champion honors. This winning... Read More

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Cleaning coffee stains, cutting boards

Q: I’ve given up buying coffee in the morning in favor of bringing my own in a travel mug. However, the cup sits in my car all day and doesn’t get washed until late at night. The inside is a little grungy. How do I get it really clean? A: There are several ways to remove coffee stains. You may have to experiment to see which one works best on your particular travel mug. Since soaking is easier than scrubbing, try one of these methods first: using chlorine bleach, soak the... Read More

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Does that hurt? Exercise injuries…

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Youth

Squeeze Machine helps students with sensory issues

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As a new school year begins, both parents and educators are busy preparing students and classrooms for learning. One area to focus on as an educator is “sensory needs.” Our senses tell us about our environment. Sensory Integration (SI) refers to how our senses work to organize and process information from the world around us. […]

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Local News

Search continues for William Lee Vogel in connection with Aug. 10 rape of a juvenile; SPD enlists U.S. Marshals Service

William Vogel is being sought by the Sabetha Police Department in connection with an alleged rape.

Vogel is wanted for questioning in connection with Aug. 10 rape of a juvenile Sabetha Police Chief Robert Wahwasuck said the SPD has enlisted the help of the United States Marshals Service in the department’s search for 51-year-old William Lee Vogel of Sabetha. Vogel is wanted for questioning in connection with an alleged rape that […]

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Commentary

In Bloom

These hydrangeas are a beautiful sight at a home in the southern part of Sabetha.
Amber Deters | Herald
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Sports

Local baseball standouts honored

Four players from the Sabetha American Legion Post 126 baseball team have been named to the Kanzaland American Legion NEKL All League team.

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