CALVERT ELEMENTARY School students and staff took time a couple of afternoons to remember Emily Zech. The second grade teacher died Thursday, Sept. 17 following a long battle with cancer.
October is nationally recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The prevalence of domestic violence exists even in the smallest of communities. There is no race, ethnicity, gender, religion or class that is immune to domestic violence. This year to raise awareness around the prevalence around the issue, Project Response is hosting its initial virtual fun run/ walk, Peace, Love, and Stop Domestic Violence. This virtual event is from Monday, October 5 through Sunday, October 18. Participants must register by Wednesday, September 30.
The Rural Impact Hub in Auburn will host a legislative forum for the candidates running for Legislature in Nebraska’s District 1 beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, October 12.
St. Francis Gift and Thrift closed indefinitely on September 10th. Catholic Social Services of Southern Nebraska cited severe economic circumstances as the reason for the closing.
On Sept. 9, Governor Pete Ricketts said that effective Sept. 14 most of the state will move into Phase 4, which further loosens COVID-19 restrictions. Ricketts said all Nebraska counties, except Lancaster County, will move into Phase 4.