Local & Area

Sabetha’s sales tax distributions up

Sabetha’s sales tax distributions are above last year’s distributions for November. This is according to the November County/City Local Sales Tax Distribution Report released by the Kansas Department of Revenue….

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‘Light Up’ deadline is next Friday

Anyone with a residence inside Sabetha’s city limits can enter the annual Light Up Sabetha House Decorating Contest, co-sponsored by the Sabetha Chamber of Commerce and City of Sabetha. Prizes…

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USDA opens sign-up for Conservation Reserve Program

Submitted by Kitra Cooper The U.S. Department of Agriculture opened sign-up for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) on Monday, Dec. 9. The deadline for agricultural producers to sign up for…

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Community National Bank hosts Christmas Open House

The crowd enjoys snacks and refreshments — as well as music from Sarah Scoby, Eric Scoby and Austin Rippe — during the Community National Bank Open House held Wednesday, December... Read More

Harvest complete in area

After a bit of a late start, the 2019 fall harvest is complete. Corn yields were “disappointing,” according to Dan Dalinghaus, manager at the Sabetha location of Ag Partners Cooperative….

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What is the deal with vaping?

Submitted by Cullin Dawdy and Faith Lachapelle Sabetha High School Current Events Vaping is seen as a cool and trendy thing to do, but people need to know the severity…

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Donate items for the Babies Best Start program

A donation campaign is underway for an innovative program that provides baby supplies to low income new parents in Nemaha County. There is a very real need, says Krista Stallbaumer,…

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Bern Blood drive collects 36 units

Submitted by Sheryl Ahlquist Coordinator The American Red Cross Blood Drive held in Bern on Nov. 20 was lightly attended. The drive collected 36 units. Donors were Lori Baumgartner, Jay…

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Collecting the reds

Herald Report The Sabetha Blood Drive held on Tuesday, Dec. 3, collected 72 pints of blood from 68 donors. The following donors reached milestone gallon donations at Tuesday’s drive: William…

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Annual Fairview Lights Up to be held next week

Herald Report The Fairview Community invites the public to attend the 26th annual Fairview Lights Up celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12. Visitors can stop at Van’s…

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‘Give to Grow’ nets more than $97,000

Submitted by Leslie Scoby The fourth Give to Grow Day was held on Friday, Nov. 29, in Sabetha. In 24 hours of giving, $81,852.27 was donated to area charitable organizations…

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Study shows healthcare impact

Submitted by Debby Thompson A good local healthcare system may itself be part of the prescription for maintaining a healthy rural economy. That was the bottom line from a study…

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Club News: Brown County Genealogical Society

Submitted by Marla Hathhorn Secretary The Nov. 21 Brown County Genealogical Society (BCGS) meeting was opened by President Nancy Prawl, with seven members present. Minutes and treasurer’s reports were given…

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KDOT announces approved November bids

Submitted The Kansas Department of Transportation announces approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. The letting took place Nov. 13 in Topeka. Some of the bids…

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New Business: Roy Frey opens Kansas Insurance in Sabetha

In September, the newly renovated 621 Main Street in Sabetha became home to Kansas Insurance. Kansas Insurance offers farm, crop, business, auto and home insurance, along with life, long term…

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