U Bank. We Deliver.

Rhiannon Hill, Blake Bowser, Kendrick Edelman, Jadyn Dorn, Paul Pearson, Kendall Edelman and Gavan Bergman sing during the Sabetha Elementary School fifth-grade band and vocal concert held Thursday, December 11. Fifth grade students participating in the program included the following: Santa and Mrs. Claus, Nick Kelly and Chloe Menold; reindeer, Cray Schilling, Beritny Mortorff, Megan Brockhoff, Thadd Menold, Aaron Zubler, Jake Beyer, Alissa Cole, John Barnes, Kendall Edelman and Paul Pearson; elves, Lindsey Meers, Madison Bulk, Rachel Wertenberger, Hadley Argabright, Tyrese Bishop, Kellen Menold, Jalen Worthley, Gavan Bergman and Blake Bowser; solos, Sadie Krogmann and John Streett; speaking parts, Payton Hatfield, Emily Krebs, Travis Dalinghaus, Jared Kruse, Pyper McGill, Simon Engelken, Casey Williams, Sophia Meyer, Gavin White, Desjha Shasteen, Madison Menold, Emma Popkess, Kinzey Meyer, Kylie Shelly, Cameron Harrell, Emma Schilling, Kennedy Mitchell, Kendrick Edelman, Kaden Edelman, Griffen Huning, Matthew Whittaker, AJ Zahner, Olivia Saner, Tristan Wittwer, Rhiannon Hill and Jadyn Dorn. The concert included "Here We Come a Caroling," "Over the River," "Ding Dong Merrily on High," "An Old Fashioned Holiday," "Jolly Old Saint Nicholas," "We Wish You a Merry Christmas," "Deck the Halls," "Joy to the World" and "Silent Night."

SES 5th Grade makes joyful noise

Saturday, December 20, 2014

#gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Jalen Worthley, Sophia Meyer, Alissa Cole, Emma Schilling, Beritny Mortorff and Deshja Shasteen sing during the Sabetha Elementary School fifth-grade band and vocal concert held Thursday, December 11. Fifth grade students participating... 

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Justice the black bear awaits re-homing while in his pen at a property near Bern. This photo was taken just prior to the Humane Society of Kansas health checking the bear prior to anesthetizing him for the move.

State animal welfare groups move pet bear from Bern to Texas

Friday, December 19, 2014

Justice the black bear awaits re-homing while in his pen at a property near Bern. This photo was taken just prior to the Humane Society of Kansas health checking the bear prior to anesthetizing him for the move. The owner of a pet bear in Bern has turned the animal over to authorities with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. “We received a report about the bear on September 25, 2014,” said Ron Kaufman, representative from KDWPT. KDWPT officials contacted the Humane Society and the Kansas City Zoo to provide assistance in identifying a new home for the bear, named Justice,... 

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12.8.14 113C

Can USD 113 continue cut-cut-cutting?

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Following the presentation of various district financial information by Superintendent Todd Evans, school board members seemed divided on what they believed the information showed and what direction the district should move to overcome a nearly $600,000 projected deficit for the 2015-16 school year. The Prairie Hills USD No. 113 Board of Education met at 6:15 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8, at Wetmore Academic Center. Board members present included Ed Reznicek, Brent Lortscher, Tim Aberle, Cheryl Wenger, Kent Kuckelman and Jeff DeMint. Board member Julia Alfers was not present. Per requests from board members... 

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The Sabetha Middle School wrestling team completes their season. Pictured are FRONT ROW (L-R) Carson Ukele, Braden Mitchell, Walker Lowdermilk, Cody Holthaus, Cody Tinklin; BACK ROW (L-R) Joel Hackney, Kamden Brownlee, Bennett Bredemeier, Elliott Strahm, David Dyke, Cauy Rokey, Mason Engelken and Joseph Gruber.

SMS athletes wrap up seasons

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

SMS team wins all dual and quad meets This slideshow requires JavaScript. #gallery-11847-1-slideshow .slideshow-slide img { max-height: 410px; /* Emulate max-height in IE 6 */ _height: expression(this.scrollHeight >= 410 ? '410px' : 'auto'); } The Sabetha Middle School wrestling team finished another great season, winning all their dual and quad meets. In the Big Seven League tournament, Sabetha placed second as a team, with six wrestlers placing first: Walker Lowdermilk (120 pounds), Kamden Brownlee (127 pounds), Joseph Gruber (148 pounds), Cauy Rokey (155 pounds), Carson... 

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12.8.14 city commission

City’s neighborhood revitalization plan is revised

Monday, December 15, 2014

The Sabetha City Commission met in regular session Monday, Dec. 8, with all commissioners present. Also  present were City Clerk Steve Compo, City Administrator Doug Allen, Assistant City Administrator Bill Shroyer and Nancy Gafford of the Rural Development Association. Gafford presented the proposed Nemaha County Neighborhood Revitalization Plan to the commissioners. The purpose of the plan is to encourage the rehabilitation of blighted areas but may include new construction. The tax rebate is only on the increased appraised value and does not include land value. Commissioners had a lengthy... 

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New EMS building will give department more space

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A need for more space is the reason behind the construction of the new Sabetha Emergency Medical Services building, to be located at the corner of 14th and Oregon Streets. The project began in October, and the footings and stem walls have been poured, as well as the storm room. The estimated completion date is February or March of 2015. The current facility located at the corner of 12th and Oregon Streets houses both Sabetha EMS and Fire Department. The 60-foot by 100-foot facility... Read More

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Holiday survival tips for people with diabetes

Holiday celebrations are all about food, and this can be very challenging for individuals dealing with diabetes. Holiday stress and bountiful food can wreak havoc, leading to impulse eating and risky blood sugar levels. To manage your diabetes through the holidays, stick to your diet and routine as much as possible, plan ahead and follow these tips: *Monitor your blood sugar: Maintain your routine of checking your blood sugars and monitor more closely if eating frequently or at... Read More

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Tips for gifting your home-canned goodies

Giving home-preserved gifts adds a personal touch, but you do take on the added responsibility of vouching for the safety of the foods you give. Your first measure of safety is to use tested recommendations from reliable sources. Instead of experimenting with recipes, the National Center for Home Food Preservation suggests getting creative with the way you package your home-preserved gifts. If you use an attractive canning jar of a unique size (12 oz., for example) and you can’t... Read More

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Wetmore Public Library offers WiFi Hotspot checkout

As of Dec. 8, the Wetmore Public Library has begun lending portable WiFi Hotspot devices to library patrons wishing to expand the library’s Internet access. Wifi Hotspot lending will be part of a pilot project initiated by the State Library of Kansas, in partnership with New York Public Library and the Knight Foundation. “Many Kansas residents rely on library Internet for job searching, homework help, and e-government, so when the doors close, so does their connection,”... Read More

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Livestock meat industry future looks bright and stable

It’s been a crazy week for me, running around a lot, night meetings and then trying to prepare for the holidays. I’ve been working on a homemade project for one of my family, and every time they come around, I have to hide the stuff. Well, I did such a good job of stowing it away, now I can’t find some crucial parts of the project! That happened one time with a catcher’s mitt for Lance’s birthday. We found it years later, when baseball was a distant memory! I’ve had... Read More

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Winter care of houseplants

During the short days of winter, houseplant growth slows, resulting in a need to change how we care for them. Although frequent watering may have been necessary during the long days of summer, the same amount now could cause problems. Excess water fills air spaces within the soil, resulting in roots that receive less oxygen than they need. Decide when to water the plant by touch, not by calendar. If the soil is dry an inch deep, it is time to water. Be sure to add enough so that... Read More

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Nutrient balance and integrated management are keys to optimal corn yields

It takes more than high nitrogen uptake for corn to realize its maximum yield potential. Nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus uptake needs to be in the proper ratio. This is one of the main findings of a comprehensive review of corn research in the United States and worldwide over the past 100 years by cropping systems specialists, Ignacio Ciampitti of Kansas State University, and Tony Vyn of Purdue University. “The highest corn yields, if there are no other limiting factors,... Read More

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Kansas National Guard Artillery Battalion marks 135 years of service

The Kansas National Guard’s 2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery will celebrate its 135th birthday this Friday, Dec. 19. The historic battalion is headquartered in Hiawatha with subordinate units located in Holton, Marysville, Clay Center, Lenexa, Ottawa and Paola. The battalion, which holds the lineage and honors of the 130th Field Artillery Regiment, traces its heritage to the formation of the 1st Kansas Artillery in 1879. Soon after he took the oath of office in January 1879,... Read More

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Local News

Can USD 113 continue cut-cut-cutting?

12.8.14 113C

Following the presentation of various district financial information by Superintendent Todd Evans, school board members seemed divided on what they believed the information showed and what direction the district should move to overcome a nearly $600,000 projected deficit for the 2015-16 school year. The Prairie Hills USD No. 113 Board of Education met at 6:15 […]

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Holiday survival tips for people with diabetes

Holiday celebrations are all about food, and this can be very challenging for individuals dealing with diabetes. Holiday stress and bountiful food can wreak havoc, leading to impulse eating and risky blood sugar levels. To manage your diabetes through the holidays, stick to your diet and routine as much as possible, plan ahead and follow […]

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Sports

SMS athletes wrap up seasons

The Sabetha Middle School wrestling team completes their season. Pictured are FRONT ROW (L-R) Carson Ukele, Braden Mitchell, Walker Lowdermilk, Cody Holthaus, Cody Tinklin; BACK ROW (L-R) Joel Hackney, Kamden Brownlee, Bennett Bredemeier, Elliott Strahm, David Dyke, Cauy Rokey, Mason Engelken and Joseph Gruber.

SMS team wins all dual and quad meets The Sabetha Middle School wrestling team finished another great season, winning all their dual and quad meets. In the Big Seven League tournament, Sabetha placed second as a team, with six wrestlers placing first: Walker Lowdermilk (120 pounds), Kamden Brownlee (127 pounds), Joseph Gruber (148 pounds), Cauy […]

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