A Crofton student holds a sign at the state basketball tournament in support of Kendall Thoene, a Crofton High School sophomore who is in an Omaha hospital dealing with a year-long, COVID-19-related illness.
Barb was entered into Elite Door’s Secret Santa giveaway by her daughter, MeLeaha, after her mother had been struggling with an old wooden garage door that was unable to close. Elite Door was able to contact MeLeaha before Christmas Eve and their family was able to surprise Barb with the news that she had won the garage door on Christmas Eve. Elite Door was happy that they were able to help the Viergutz family during the holiday season.
The City of Randolph recently received a bulletproof vest as part of a League Association Risk Management (LARM) program that provides $700 in funds towards an approved vest for members who qualify for the grant.
Great Dane in Wayne recently started a C.A.R.E.S. (Community Activity Response Engagement & Support) committee dedicated to outreach in the communities where their employees live. They recently held a supply drive at the plant to help Bright Horizons in Norfolk. Here, Emily Dump of Great Dane presents monetary donations and donated supplies to program director Deb Zimmerer at their Norfolk office. “We are beyond grateful to have partners in the local communities who value giving back,” said Zimmerer.
This is the eighth first place finish in a tournament this season for the World Exposure Elite fifth grade boys. They are pictured with their medals after finishing first place in the 35th Annual NEN Basketball Tournament February 13-14 in Norfolk.
Baylor, 2, and Avalia, 4, are all smiles here! Their parents are Jake and Sammie Arlt of Randolph, grandparents are Darron and Rhonda Arlt of Plainview and their great-grandparents are Judy and Bob Arlt.
Two five-generation photos! In the (left) photo, baby Nolan Reuss is being held by Great-Great-Grandmother Eunice Deuel, and is pictured with Great-Grandmother Rhonda Collins, Grandmother Tonya Detlefsen and Mother Adeline Mauldin.
John Mitchell, a sophomore on the Creighton High School basketball team, recorded his 1,000th career point on Tuesday, Jan. 19, during a game against Hartington Cedar Catholic. He’s shown here with head coach Ryon Nilson (second from right) and assistant coaches Chase Maier (from left), Brady Brockhaus and Alan Oltjenbruns.
When arriving to the front door of Behavioral Health Specialists recently, a little frosty man was there to greet those entering. While not sure who the holly jolly artist was, he brought great joy to all who wander upon him. A nice reminder to “stay cool,” “stick together” and to “avoid meltdowns.”
On Christmas Day 2020, in Elgin, Dave and Pam Jochum, a.k.a. Grandma and Grandpa Jochum, got to spend some fun time outdoors with their granddaughters, Brooklyn, 6, Aubrey, 6, and Rylee, 4, making their very first “Elgin Snowman” that they named “Mr. John Deere”. They are the daughters of Jarid and Jody Jochum of Lincoln.
St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Care Center recently opened a visitation room so that visitors can safely be out of the elements and see their loved ones. In this picture, Sandy is visiting with her son and granddaughter while enjoying a meal together.