More than an apple

More than an apple

In a final gesture of appreciation, Tekamah-Herman seniors planted a tree at the school in honor of one of their class sponsors, Linda Farrens. She retires this week after 34 years at the school. Taking part in the planting were, from left, class officers Leia Farrens, Katheryn Gregerson, Mr…

May 25, 2016 5:40 pm

Vets hope to add crosses

Especially at Memorial Day, the view across Tekamah Cemetery when the flags are snapping in the breeze is stirring indeed.

May 25, 2016 5:35 pm
New flag

New flag

Members of Herman’s American Legion Post conducted a flag replacement ceremony at Tekamah’s Golden Living Center on Thursday. The post donated a new flag to replace the old one at the facility.Mark Jackson/Burt County Plaindealer

May 25, 2016 5:25 pm

MCH clinic site revealed

Memorial Community Hospital and Health Systems last week announced the site for its new clinic in Tekamah.

May 25, 2016 5:20 pm
Squad company recognizes EMS week

Squad company recognizes EMS week

Tekamah Fire Association received its first rescue squad in 1952. It was paid for with the funds left over after  children in the 28 schools in Tekamah's rural fire district raised $6,500 to purchase an iron lung for Children's Hospital in Omaha during the polio epidemic of the early '50s.

May 25, 2016 5:10 pm

News Briefs

Holiday closings

May 25, 2016 5:05 pm
New authors

New authors

Former Washington County Bank president Mike Mahlendorf and Wanda Harris signed copies of their new book, "Ledership-The Things No One Tells You About," during a special session at the bank's Blair office last week. Mahlendorf has over 40 years of leadership and management in banking, most r…

May 25, 2016 4:50 pm
Kay's Korner dedication

Kay's Korner dedication

A new feature at Chatt Community Center, Kay's Korner, was unveiled Sunday, May 22 at the center. The dedication was attended by three of Kay and Roland Shafer's four children, from left: Pat Shafer, Wendy Carlson and Mike Shafer. Kay's Korner is the new home to artifacts from the center's e…

May 25, 2016 4:40 pm
Chatterbox Weekly

Chatterbox Weekly

Monday and Thursday afternoon bridge! Don't know how to play? Don't worry, we will teach you or sit down for a friendly game.

May 25, 2016 4:35 pm

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