Wisner Christmas

In the photo above, Kent and Kathy Schoch of Bancroft look over a vintage outdoor Christmas tree on display at the Wisner Heritage Museum. The $1.2 million project included a vaulted ceiling, floor to ceiling windows on the east, replacing the gym floor with vinyl tile, new stage curtains, bathroom and kitchen improvements, and four big-screen televisions.

In other news

OMAHA — Brandon Merrick, 38, Walthill, was sentenced Friday in federal court in Omaha for domestic assault resulting in substantial bodily injury.

BEIJING (AP) — China announced Friday that it is swiftly building a 1,000-bed hospital dedicated to patients infected with a new virus that has killed 26 people, sickened hundreds and prompted unprecedented lockdowns of cities during the country’s most important holiday.

MADISON — Attorneys and their assistants are a common sight here in Madison County District Court, as one might expect. However, it is not every day an attorney is called to testify against a former assistant.