News

Wed
14
Jan
Edgar's picture

Christmas decorations get put away

City worker Jeff Spier loads up the last of the Christmas decorations last week. A crew from Nebraska Public Power helped the workers take the decorations down.
 
Wed
14
Jan
Edgar's picture

Get your car ready for the cold weather

Don’t care to be stranded in the cold with a car that won’t run? You can avoid that by listening to Gary Leatherman of Pawnee Auto Body who provided some tips on what do with your vehicles in the winter. Gas tank-Keep it at half or least quarter full to help keep out moisture. Once moisture enters your gas line, it freezes and your car won’t start.
 
Wed
07
Jan
Edgar's picture

Burchard reached a milestone in 2014; turned 130 years old

With the new addition to the firehouse being built in 2014, everyone was a bit too busy to celebrate in Burchard. The town turned 130 last year. We thought we would take a look at the third oldest town in Pawnee County and its history 
 
Wed
07
Jan
Edgar's picture

Rollin Fritch, Pawnee City war hero, has ship named for him

The kamikaze plane bored down upon the U.S.S. Callaway as Rollin Fritch kept firing at it. He was 24, the youngest child of Frank and Mary Fritch of Pawnee City, and about to die a hero. There were three kamikaze planes
that day, Jan. 8, 1945, when the Coast Guard troop ship he was on tried to disembark troops at Leyte Gulf on Luzon in the Philippine Islands.
 
Wed
07
Jan
Edgar's picture

Sickness is taking its toll in area offices

When the boss called in sick, we got busy trying to find him some relief. The usual, stay in bed, drink lots of liquids, take something for the cough and congestion were all we could offer for advice. We didn't find any relief except to not make a big deal about him no showing up for work for severval days
 
Thu
01
Jan
Edgar's picture

City purchases new Ford pickup

By Ray Kappel
 
The city will purchase a new pickup from Honeyman Ford in Seneca, Kan. At the City Council meeting Dec. 22, Councilwoman Sandi Corbitt-Sears moved to accept the bid from the Seneca dealer in the amount of $22,591 for a 2015 Ford F-250 ¾ ton superduty truck. Charlie Hatfield seconded the motion.
 
Thu
01
Jan
Edgar's picture

New Year's Resolutions can be game changers

By Ray Kappel
 
The New Year is arriving and what have you done about those resolutions from last year? Or were you smart enough not to make any. I have been interviewing people each start of the year to see if they are planning to make any. The majority don’t. I know why.
 
Thu
01
Jan
Edgar's picture

Happy New Year - Looking back at 2014

January
 
We started the year 2014 off rockin’ with the story on the DuBois Rock Quarry. They were getting ready to move into new digs, if you will excuse the pun. 11 months to the day he robbed Casey’s at gunpoint, Michael Engstrom was sentenced for the crime.
 
Tue
23
Dec
Edgar's picture

Snow business

We got a dash of snow and a pinch of cold last Thursday. This is an everygreen on the courthouse lawn. This snow all melted over the weekend. No white Christmas in the forecast
 
Tue
23
Dec
Edgar's picture

Watermeier eyes another term, issues of 2015

State Senator Dan Watermeier of District 1 is planning his 2015 legislative agenda, and beyond that, he plans to run for re-election in 2016. Watermeier said in an email, “I have enjoyed the past two years and am honored to
get the opportunity to serve the constituents of the 1st legislative district as their State Senator
 

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - News