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Lewiston school board votes in renovation

Lewiston will add on to the school. At Monday night’s School Board meeting, the Board voted 6-0 to proceed with a renovation project that could top one million dollars. This all started in 2012 when the school district got a donation of $250,000 from someone who didn’t want to be named. That started the district thinking about what to do with the money  
 
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Presenting the PCHS Class of 2027

Presenting the Pawnee City High School Class of 2027. These kindergarteners are, front Row--Lacey Barg, Kinsley Benson, Deacon Bernadt, Taelyn Blecha, Clayton Brown, Maddison Campbell, Taiton deKoning; Middle Row-- teacher Pam Mitchell, Emalyse Gottula, Breonna Gyhra, Denielle Gyhra, Ericca Gyhra, Kailey Hartman, Ryan Hays, Jaydon  Johnson, Sage Fisher; back Row---Dylan Layne, MadelynOsborne, Delaney Rottman,  Logan Tomky, Luke Hunzeker, Aiden Tozer, Noah Uribe, Grant Kobza. 
 
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20
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The story of the Great Pumpkin

Will a Pawnee City pumpkin set the state record for weight? That burning question will be answered by the time Harvest Bash rolls around on Oct. 11. The Pawnee City celebration features many things but one is a contest to see who can grow the largest pumpkin, the largest watermelon, the largest field pumpkin, the largest green squash, largest tomatoes, and largest long gourd.
 
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Aug
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Back to School

This youngster is getting off the bus and headed to first day of classes Aug. 13. Pawnee City School has 294 students, five more than last year. There are 23 in the kindergarten class, three more than the school had for pre-school last year
 
Wed
13
Aug
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HTRS to add building by 2015 school year

Toward the start of the school year next year, HTRS could have a brand new building added on the north side of the current building. The price tag is $5,061,000. The Titans plan to pay for it with several sources, according to HTRS Superintendent Clinton Kimbrough. The expected valuation to come out Aug. 20 is $700 million, and the levy will be seven cents. Kimbrough said. $1.9 million will come from Building Construction Funds, and $1,930,000  will come from the Qualified Capital Purpose Fund 
 
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13
Aug
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A turn for the worse

It took several tries for this monstrosity to get around in Pawnee City Thursday morning. They were hauling a wind turbine and were having trouble getting it into position to go north
 
Wed
13
Aug
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Out with the old...

Out with the old and in the with the new. The dinosaur at the Old Library Gallery is on his way out and his replacement is a Toro. Thom Hunt, owner of the gallery, won a first place prize for the Toro in a scuplture contest in Las Vegas. The dinosaur has been sold and on his way back to Fairbury for finishin
 
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13
Aug
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Mike and Delores Puhalla have peach of a story

Up in the mountains, you can walk faster than the sixcylinder truck can move that you are hauling peaches in. That’s one of experiences Mike Puhalla had going to Colorado for peaches. He and his wife, Delores, have
been going after peaches to resell for 45 years. They have been married 48 years
 
Wed
06
Aug
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Town impacted when eating/ drinking place closes

With the closing of the Saddle Rock Tavern, we asked Eric Thompson of the Bureau of Business Research at UNL some questions about small town businesses and the impact when they close. The Saddle Rock Tavern is
up for sale. 1. First explain your background a bit and expertise in this area? A: My specialty is to study the economics of city, town and state economies, including the key role of service businesses in quality of life
 

 

Wed
06
Aug
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Thom Hunt sprucing up old library for Gallery opening

Five artists from Costa Rica, four from Nebraska, and one from Hong Kong will soon have their artwork on display at the Old Library Gallery in Pawnee City. You will remember the building as the Carnegie Library Building.
Owner Thom Hunt has spent the last three months working toward the opening on Sept. 26 
 

 

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