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2010-10 Years Ago Pawnee City Homecoming royalty were Senior Attendants Courtney Schaardt and Mike Marr; Prince and Princess Bailey Bowhay and Thomas Pearson; and King and Queen Karryn McQueen and Derek Gyhra; Junior Attendants Austin Nider and Janae Koester; Sophomore attendants Devon Marteney and Megan Thiemann; and Freshman attendants Shayla Wissler and Daniel Pearson. 1995-25 Years Ago The State Bank of Table Rock received notification that their application for a branch office in Pawnee City has been approved by the State Department of Banking.

Community Calendar

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Items must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. the Friday before publication to be included in this calendar.

Wedding

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John Brown and Heather Ray got married at St. Anthony’s in Steinauer on September 12th.

James R. Musil

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James R. Musil was born to Heidi and Michael Musil of Lincoln Sept. 9. He was eight pounds 11 ounces and 22.5 inches long. Maternal Grandparents are James Christensen and the late Alta Christensen, Paternal Grandparents Bob and Tammy Musil, Paternal Great-grandparents, Lowell Bloemker and the late Janet Bloemker.

Lewiston Land Judging Team heading to state

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Thirteen members of the Lewiston FFA Chapter made their way to rural Auburn, Nebraska, on Wednesday, October 7th. Lewiston FFA members competed in the area land judging competition, hosted by the Nemaha NRD. The judging took place in a field outside of Auburn. Twelve schools competed at the competition, with over 200 individual students competing. Lewiston students came out well prepared and ready to compete with several students placing in top 80, and two teams in top 20. Masyn Arena, Ty Arena, Leah Christen, and Tristen Ray made up one of Lewistons teams which placed second place overall. Jaqueline Mullins, Jonathan Burgett, Emma de Koning, and Kelsay Bledsaw made up another Lewiston team which placed 17th.

Plan now for County Wide Garage Sale on May 1, 2021

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Plan now for the next Pawnee City county-wide garage sale to be held on Saturday, May 1. For the last (approximately 30 years) the city-wide garage sale has been held the first Saturday in May. A fall city-wide was added later. For less than the cost of a classified in the Pawnee Republican, you get a full page ad in the Pawnee Republican plus an ad in the Humboldt Standard, Tecumseh Chieftain and the Nemaha County Herald.

Deadline for Beginning Farmer Tax Credit approaching

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LYONS, NEBRASKA – November is right around the corner and, with it, the deadline for applications for the Beginning Farmer Tax Credit. The Nebraska Department of Agriculture’s NextGen program offers the tax credit to help new producers get a head start in farming and ranching, while giving back to those who own agricultural assets.

Casino Gambling, Regulation and Distribution of Funds

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Three ballot issues from the initiative petition process cover casino gambling at licensed Nebraska horserace tracks, the regulation and taxation of that activity and the distribution of the proceeds. They are: Initiative Measure 429, a proposed constitutional measure allowing casino gambling at licensed horse race tracks; Initiative 430, a proposed law setting up a regulatory framework for the casinos; and Initiative Measure 431, a proposed law to tax the casinos and direct most of the tax revenues to property tax credits.

Lewiston Consolidated Homecoming

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The Lewiston Booster Club hosted a bonfire for Homecoming Week. The students enjoyed games and snacks that were provided by the Booster Club. The cheerleaders led cheers and the students had a great time.(Front row L to R) Jon Janssen, Hayden Christen, Matthew Barker, Masyn Arena, Kelsay Bledsaw, Kienen Creek, Jonathan Burgett, David McKay, Brady Bledsaw, Caleb Rule, Jaxon Janssen, Tristen Ray; (Back row L to R) Cayd Wilgers, Gabe Garcia, Aaliyah King, Rhiannon Harms, Charidise Minzel, Case Carel, Emma deKoning, Becca deKoning