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This piece, Operating Room, wil be one of many on display at the Stalder Art Gallery "Heroes" Art Show on Tuesday, November 11.

‘Heroes’ art show to display Falter World War II paintings

Monday, October 20, 2014

This piece, Operating Room, wil be one of many on display at the Stalder Art Gallery “Heroes” Art Show on Tuesday, November 11. The Richardson County Arts and Humanities Council in Falls City, Neb., has announced that the Stalder Gallery in the Falls City Library and Arts Center will display seven original John Falter paintings that were commissioned by Esquire magazine during World War II. All seven feature Congressional Medal of Honor recipients whose stories were told by Esquire writer Paul Gallico. Six of the paintings were purchased from the Falter family by an anonymous donor... 

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Caleb Strahm, next to the building, and Christian Meyer, work to move a tree strump into place at the preschool playground area.
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Scout finds SES playground project rewarding

Monday, October 20, 2014

EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT This slideshow requires JavaScript. #gallery-11245-1-slideshow .slideshow-slide img { max-height: 410px; /* Emulate max-height in IE 6 */ _height: expression(this.scrollHeight >= 410 ? '410px' : 'auto'); } Sabetha High School junior Caleb Strahm has had the goal of achieving Eagle Scout Rank since he became a Boy Scout. Although many associate Eagle Scout with the large project that for most is the final step in the process, the achievement of Eagle Scout Rank involves much more and is the result of many years of work. To achieve Eagle Scout Rank, a boy... 

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Wild Times: Pictures Don’t Lie

Sunday, October 19, 2014

For years I have heard different stories about animal sightings in our neck of the woods. Not your normal run of the mill animal sightings, but animals such as mountain lions, black panthers, mule deer and even an elk. I have been hearing these stories as long as I can remember. As a young hunter I was fascinated by these stories, but as I got a little older I became very skeptical of the tales. It was not that I did not believe the people behind the stories; I just wanted some hardcore evidence like a picture or a confirmed set of tracks. Usually none of these accompanied the stories, so it... 

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Shayna Strahm and Hunter Lowder create this poster in awareness of Anti-Bullying Awareness Week, October 6 through 10. Sabetha Middle School recognized the week in mnay way. Quotes were read in the daily announcements regarding what bullyhing is, what its affects are and how it can be prevent. Students filled out "Be a Buddy Not a Bully" cards, which involved writing something special about another student. Additionally, a "Mix It Up" day was held, during which students picked a picture and then sat at the table for that picture. This encouraged interaction between peers who don't always sit by each other or talk to each other on a daily basis.
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Sabetha Middle School celebrates Anti-Bullying Awareness Week

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Shayna Strahm and Hunter Lowder create this poster in awareness of Anti-Bullying Awareness Week, October 6 through 10. Sabetha Middle School recognized the week in mnay way. Quotes were read in the daily announcements regarding what bullyhing is, what its affects are and how it can be prevent. Students filled out “Be a Buddy Not a Bully” cards, which involved writing something special about another student. Additionally, a “Mix It Up” day was held, during which students picked a picture and then sat at the table for that picture. This encouraged interaction between peers... 

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Enrollment Projections

School Board: At least half a million still to go

Friday, October 17, 2014

Based on calculations by District Auditor Ken Kickhaefer, USD No. 113 is projected to face at least a $584,724.02 shortage for the 2015-16 school year. Quick figuring by Board Member Brent Lortscher following Kickhaefer’s presentation indicated that inflation could kick that number up as high as $1.25 million. This information was presented during the regular meeting of the Prairie Hill USD No. 113 Board of Education, held beginning at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, at Axtell Public School. Kickhaefer reviewed the 2013-14 expenses for the district. He took actual expenses — which do not include capital... 

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MIDDLE FEATURE

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Garber, Lukert campaigns agree to televised debate

Steve Lukert Randy Garber Weeks of questions have ended with the announcement that candidates for Kansas House Seat, District 62, will sit in the same room to answer policy questions. But it will be a small room, and the general public isn’t invited. Who is invited? Republican incumbent Randy Garber and up to 20 of his supporters, Democratic challenger Steve Lukert and up to 20 of his supporters, moderator Matt Diehl of The Seneca Courier-Tribune and members of the media, including... Read More

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Receive Sheriff’s Department alerts

The Nemaha County Sheriff’s Department is now utilizing a new communications service that makes it possible to send important, valuable community information directly to residents using the latest technology. The Nixle Community Information Service allows the department to create and publish messages to be delivered to subscribed residents instantly via cell phone text message and/or email. Notifications can also be accessed online at Nixle’s web site at www.nixle.com. Messages... Read More

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Superintendent: Self-Actualization and Capital Outlay

Todd Evans Every teacher-education college has a program requirement of psychology. Many require a Basic Psychology course along with courses in Educational Psychology. This is to provide general knowledge of the development of the human psyche for those entering the field of education. There must be a basic understanding of not just what students should learn (content), but an understanding of how students learn (process). The study of psychology also encourages professionals... Read More

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Santa’s Workshop shopping event to feature many local, area vendors

Don’t want to let the holidays sneak up on you? Attend the Santa’s Workshop shopping event between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at the Sabetha Country Club. There is no admission to enter, and many local and area vendors will have booths with products available. Vendors include the following: Origami Owl, Mary Kay, Thirty-One, Jamberry Nails, Say It With Sparkle, Norwex, It Works, Just Jewelry, Avon, Jewelry in Candles, Scentsy, Miche Purses, Tupperware, Homeopathy,... Read More

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Fall weed control ahead of corn

Meadowlark Extension District Tips How would you rate your spring-applied preplant corn weed control program? If less than stellar, have you thought about fall application? Late October/November programs may be just the ticket to enhance your control program, particularly for henbit and marestail. Kansas State University Weed Scientist Curt Thompson notes how fortunate we are to have good options. For residual control, atrazine is a great low price option – so long as you are... Read More

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Fall burn dates set

Sabetha City Commission The Sabetha City Commission met at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, in regular session. Mayor Doug Clark began the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Commissioners set fall burn dates effective from Oct. 13 through Dec. 1. Commissioner Maridel Wittmer expressed concerns regarding recreational vehicles (RVs) and asked if there was an ordinance regarding these vehicles being parked on the street. Sabetha Police Chief Robert Wahwasuck said the only restriction... Read More

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Before you vote, know your candidates and issues

Before you vote, know your candidates and issues The 2014 National Election, which includes many contests of interest to local voters, is almost upon us, and it is to your advantage to be familiar with the candidates and what they stand for before you enter the voting booth on Tuesday, Nov. 4. The Herald has contacted the candidates in all the contests for which local voters will voice their choice. The results are available to our readers in the special “Voter Guide” section... Read More

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Recovery of 25-year-old time capsule is highlight of church’s Homecoming Sunday

Delaware Baptist Church member Dana Kesler carries the recovered capsule, minus its cap, into the church building for unloading.
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DELAWARE BAPTIST CHURCH TIME CAPSULE Delaware Baptist Church members Dana Kesler, left, begins to pry loose a concrete cap, while Harold Hartter, center, and Jerry Rice, right, wait to help lift the capsule from its quarter-century resting place.Submitted Last weekend, 25 years after digging a hole in the front lawn of Fairview’s Delaware Baptist Church and helping lower a time capsule into it, Harold Hartter helped dig it up. The recovery of the capsule was the highlight of... Read More

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Youth

Scout finds SES playground project rewarding

Caleb Strahm, next to the building, and Christian Meyer, work to move a tree strump into place at the preschool playground area.
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EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT Sabetha High School junior Caleb Strahm has had the goal of achieving Eagle Scout Rank since he became a Boy Scout. Although many associate Eagle Scout with the large project that for most is the final step in the process, the achievement of Eagle Scout Rank involves much more and is the […]

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Local News

Garber, Lukert campaigns agree to televised debate

Weeks of questions have ended with the announcement that candidates for Kansas House Seat, District 62, will sit in the same room to answer policy questions. But it will be a small room, and the general public isn’t invited. Who is invited? Republican incumbent Randy Garber and up to 20 of his supporters, Democratic challenger […]

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Commentary

Wild Times: Pictures Don’t Lie

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For years I have heard different stories about animal sightings in our neck of the woods. Not your normal run of the mill animal sightings, but animals such as mountain lions, black panthers, mule deer and even an elk. I have been hearing these stories as long as I can remember. As a young hunter […]

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Sports

Lady Jays team qualifies for state tennis contest

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After being rained out the week before, the Sabetha High School Lady Jays tennis team had a makeup date for a match at the Hayden Quad last week, which included Sabetha, Hayden, Ottawa and Bishop Miege. The Lady Jays took two singles players and two doubles teams, and all four ended the day with 2-1 […]

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