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Restore Rock Port near fundraising goal

Restore Rock Port is nearing its fundraising goal. Help the organization get to the finish line!. Since December 2021, Restore Rock Port has been raising funds to tear down the former Greenley’s Market/Jack and Jill building at the corner of Opp and Main streets. To date, the organization is 91% of the way to their goal of raising funds to have the building safely demolished, which is the first step in their plan to provide a clean lot where a business can construct a new building.
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City accepts locations for Auburn Historical Journey

AUBURN – Nemaha County Leadership reached a benchmark Monday with approval of most locations for the Auburn Historical Journey. Leadership Class No. 8 is installing exterior signs that invite people to journey through Auburn in the present while taking a literary tour of Auburn’s history. Emily Volker, an...
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Union Community Newsletter - August 10, 2022

CASS COUNTY FAIR - FREE ADMISSION!. To Schedule Your Upcoming Blood Drive Donation, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767):. 8/22/2022: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Town Hall, 623 House St. 8/24/2022: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Louisville High School, 202 West 3rd Street. Murray. 8/17/2022: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Murray Christian...

Rock Port Farmers Market

Kristi Spellman taste tests some Farm2Fork goodies at the Rock Port Farmers Market Saturday, August 6, 2022. Also pictured are Stephanie Pankau and Cindy Sons. Booths were set up inside the Atchison County Memorial Building and outside in the parking lot. Matt Schlueter with Hurst Greenery talks to customers about...

New equipment for Rock Port and West Atchison Fire Depts.

The Rock Port and West Atchison Fire Departments recently made some upgrades to their extrication equipment. With the help of memorial money from Jake McCall’s family and with funds from the two fire departments, a new Jaws of Life, a ram, and a cutter, all battery operated and interchangeable, were purchased. This will be a great advantage as the firemen will no longer have to drag hydraulic hose and pump around to operate the equipment.

Rock Port and Watson United Methodist Churches welcome Pastor Bill Hargis

The United Methodist Churches in Rock Port and Watson welcome Pastor Bill Hargis. The Rock Port and Watson United Methodist Churches have welcomed Pastor Bill Hargis as the new pastor. Pastor Hargis and his wife, Cher, and dog recently moved to Rock Port from Bolivar, Missouri. Pastor Hargis was put...

Old Market Magician performs for locals

Ryan Chandler is known in the Omaha, Nebraska, area as the Old Market Magician. He performed for local residents Saturday, August 6, 2022, at the Liberty Theatre in the Atchison County Memorial Building in Rock Port. The event was sponsored by Liberty Theatre. Elaina Kroeger signs her name to a...

Highway 2 road work gets underway Monday

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The Nebraska Department of Transportation says a new road project will get underway Monday morning on Highway 2 between Lincoln and Nebraska City. NDOT says the work will stretch from 134th Street in Lancaster County, to the Highway 75 exit on the south side of Nebraska City. The departments adds that drivers can also expect to see road work on Highway 75, from Highway 2 south to just past Highway 128.
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NC Rotary Club hears update on public school finances

Thanks to a collaborative effort by the Nebraska City Public Schools staff and board of education members, along with prudent use of stimulus money, has NCPS in good shape for the short term. NCPS Superintendent Mark Fritch, along with NCPS Director of Student Services Jason Hippen and NCPS Business Manager...

World-renowned Broadway star to perform in Brownville

(Brownville) -- Longtime Broadway actress and esteemed performing artist Amra-Faye Wright is making her way to the heartland for a series of cabaret shows in Brownville, Neb., this weekend. A native of South Africa, Wright began on the trail to stardom at a young age and became a renaissance stage...

Valley firefighters say new ultrasound tool is game changer for saving lives

OMAHA—A volunteer fire department said it's gotten its hands on a new tool that will improve how its crews take care of patients on the way to the emergency room. It's called Point of Care Ultrasound, and Valley Fire and Rescue said it bought two of the probes, which it said it began using on rescues last year.

Atchison County Head Start

Atchison County Head Start in Rock Port, Missouri, has openings for preschool age children ages 3 to 5 years old. Head Start is a FREE preschool to all families. Families are accepted based on income. Families receiving SNAP benefits automatically qualify. Head Start accepts children with disabilities and those not potty trained.

Local athletes preparing for upcoming seasons

East Atchison and Rock Port athletes have already begun practicing for their upcoming seasons. Below is a list of the first contests in each sport and each town:. Football – Varsity Jamboree at 6 p.m. in Tarkio with Bishop-LeBlond, Northwest Nodaway, and Rock Port Friday, August 19; Varsity vs. Southwest Livingston at 7 p.m. in Fairfax Friday, August 26; and Jr. High/Jr. Varsity vs. Platte Valley at 5 p.m. in Fairfax Tuesday, September 6.

This Midwestern Orphaned Squirrel Now Demands to be Scratched

Everyone deserves some perks and that includes squirrels apparently. I say that because there's a squirrel in the Midwest who was sadly orphaned that now has demands. Video proves that means getting scratched by his/her human. This special squirrel moment happened very recently in Nebraska City, Nebraska. The human who...