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Pawnee City Chamber of Commerce Flower Project

The Pawnee City Chamber of Commerce with the help of other individuals, businesses and organizations have purchased 24 planters, filled them with flowers and built a mobile watering system. Here is a list of some of the contributors; Joe Stehlik, Rick & Bobbie Kunze, C. J. Foods, Steve & Marie Glenn, Pete & Pat Vonderfecht, Dan Lovercheck, Yvonne Dalluge, Nick & Renee Boomgaarn, Susan & Dave Pope, Russ Smith, and Nanette Hatfield.
 
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Pawnee City pre-K students learn positive behavior for school and home

This past school year, Pawnee City’s pre-K program was one of several in the state to implement the Preschool Postive Behavior Intervention Support program. PBIS is a way for a school to detect problem behaviors and then treat them. Annette Hahn represented the Nebraska Department of Education in helping Pawnee City get started with the program. Pre-K teacher Lisa Mathewson was the instructor for the class. This article interviews
both Annette and Lisa
 
Wed
14
May
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Great-grandmother inspires postmaster to be good quilter

A great-grandmother who hand-stitched so fine you’d swear it was done by a machine, inspires Polly Clark. The Table Rock postmaster had several beautiful quilts on display at the recent Pawnee County Art and Quilt Show.
“I can never reach that, but she is what I aspire to,” Clark said of her great-grandmother.  
 
Wed
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May
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Biking is one way to get in shape

Dr. Rick Jackson began biking in 1978 after running a full marathon. He was having knee problems and thought biking would be easier on them. Dr. Jackson is one of the avid bikers in the area. Another one is former County Attorney Vic Faesser.  They were hooked on biking a long time ago, and are still getting the benefits of biking, which are many. 
 
Wed
07
May
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Benefit for Eileen Rose Gingerich raises $4,094

The Spaghetti Benefit Friday night at the Poteet Hall raised  4,094 for 4-month old baby  Eileen Rose Gingerich. She is the daughter and only child of Bennie and Frances Gingerich and she was diagnosed with a
brain tumor
 
Wed
07
May
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Trish Fisher is named one of best nurses in Nebraska

Trish Fisher always wanted to be a nurse – ever since the fifth grade. During that year, she dressed up as a nurse for Halloween. Then she wanted to work at the Pawnee Manor when she was in high school, but they didn’t  think she  could do the job because of her small stature. “They took some convincing,” she said with a chuckle  
 
Wed
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May
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Bob Williamson knows pictures can lie

You’ve all heard the saying, a picture never lies. That’s not true anymore, said Bob Williamson. Williamson is an avid photographer who was in the recent Pawnee County Arts Council Art and Quilt Show with several dramatic photographs. He is also a flower judge and has judged flowers at the state fair for 26 years, as well as flowers at the Pawnee County Fair in the past.
 
Wed
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Apr
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PC Hospital takes part in emergency drill

Emergency medical drill participants are giving a big thumbs up to how things went April 23. Pawnee City Memorial Hospital and Clinic was part of the Southeast Nebraska Emergency Medical Response System scenario that
involved 601 participants and 87 organizations.
 
Wed
30
Apr
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Fifth graders learn the law

The fifth graders coming to Law Day at the Pawnee County Courthouse Friday could see they had a big problem on their hands. One of the suspects was a twin brother of someone who was innocent. (Law Day actually falls on May 1, but in Pawnee County it is celebrated on Arbor Day, a day when the courthouse is closed 
 
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Potter slaves over hot kiln

Larry Brown was experimentingwith a red glaze when we caught up with him Friday. The Pawnee City potter didn’t have a bright Nebraska red glaze for some of his pieces, but he was getting a lot of requests from Husker fans
 

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