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Ricketts: Blue Ribbons recognize top schools

A quality education is one of the greatest gifts a parent can give any child. Perhaps Martin Luther King Jr. put it best in 1947: "The function of education, therefore, is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character -- that is the goal of true education." A


Pender Elementary School named National Blue Ribbon School

A northeast Nebraska school was honored, Tuesday, with a very special distinction. Pender Elementary School was named as a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School. Over 500 people were in attendance for the announcement at the Heese Event Center, in Pender. Governor Pete Ricketts, Nebraska State Senator Jo


Pender Public Schools named National Blue Ribbon School

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts made a stop in Pender this afternoon. Pender Public Schools were honored with a National Blue Ribbon Award, one of just four schools in the state to receive the honor. Governer Ricketts, Miss Nebraska and State Senator Joni Albrecht were all on hand to help the stude


TOTT - Jill Miller Concert

Jill Miller and her band will be holding a holiday concert at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Sioux City on December 1st, starting at 7:00 PM. The concert is family friendly and will feature the Ponca choir, a dancer and classic Christmas songs will be performed, as well as original songs written by

SIOUXLANDNEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 08:07:25

15th Annual Memorial March to Honor Lost Children

Members of several Siouxland Native American tribes joined together to remember children taken from Native parents this morning. The 15th annual Memorial March to Honor Lost Children began at the War Eagle Monument and ended at the Sioux City Public Musuem. With prayer stops at Jackson Recovery Cent

SIOUXLANDNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 18:17:23

Show us your Christmas Tree

We want to see your decorated Christmas Trees! You can submit a picture of your beautiful Christmas tree with the form below or submit it on our KTIC AM 840 Facebook page or our 107.9 the Bull Facebook page. The grand prize winner will receive a $250 gift certificate to be used toward Christmas mer

KTICRADIO.COM - 2017-11-22 21:36:50

Mel Schroeder honored as Wisner 'Citizen of the Year'

The Wisner Lions Club Citizen of the Year for 2017, Mel Schroeder, exhibits the one basic trait the award is meant to honor- giving. "What makes Mel a great asset to the community of Wisner is his comradeship, visiting and helping anyone in need," read Lions Club President Kory Koehlmoos from Schroe

WEST POINT NEWS - 2017-11-22 17:43:00

Much to be thankful for...

As sibling rivalries go, Larry and Bert Nitzsche have probably heard it all from their four children. And chances are at least one conversation went something like: "I'm her favorite." "No, I am." But Angie DeBoer may now have one up on her two brothers and sister. She was the donor for her mother's

WEST POINT NEWS - 2017-11-22 17:27:00

Grove City couple escapes house fire, thanks to neighbor

GROVE CITY, Pa. (WKBN) - A Grove City couple said they are thankful for a diligent neighbor, who notified them that their house was on fire. The fire started around 10:15 a.m. on Thanksgiving at 333 Lincoln Avenue in Grove City. A husband and wife lived there with several pets. A neighbor saw the sm

27 FIRST NEWS - 2017-11-23 19:05:48

Grove City residents flee Thanksgiving Day fire

Crews from surrounding fire departments were called out Thanksgiving morning to help Grove City Volunteer firefighters battle flames that broke out at a home. The fire broke out before 10:30 am in the upper portion of a two-story wood frame home on the 300 block of Lincoln Avenue. Those inside the h

WFMJ.COM - 2017-11-23 20:18:00

District 10 All-Region Volleyball teams announced

The District 10 All-Region volleyball teams have been announced after voting by coaches. The list, which includes player, school, grade and position, was compiled by the Erie Times News. Following are the regions involving Mercer County area players: REGION 1 ALL-STARS First team Carly Fattman Green

THE HERALD - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Holiday events light up Mercer County

The Hermitage Holiday Light Parade on Saturday evening ushered in the Christmas holiday season. The folks and youngsters participating in the parade or preparing floats for the parade didn't have time to be concerned about the rainy weather. Such imagination, talent and hard work went into the artis

ALLIEDNEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

Thanksgiving Day community dinner is free

WORTH NOTING Thanksgiving Day community dinner is free Grace United Methodist Church, 210 S. Broad St., Grove City will host a free Thanksgiving Day dinner with all the trimmings. Doors open at 11 a.m. Thursday with appetizers; dinner is served from noon to 1:30 p.m. See details about a neighboring

ALLIEDNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 05:00:00

No charges filed in fatal Venango County accident

The bicyclist was wearing dark clothing and not using lights when she was struck by a pick-up truck. FRANKLIN - No charges will be filed against a driver who struck and killed a bicyclist Sunday evening in Venango County. Sandra Woodlock, 56, of Silver Spring, Maryland, was walking or riding her bic


Crash closes state Route 62

JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP - A car accident Wednesday afternoon spared the driver, but temporarily closed a portion of state Route 62. Jefferson Township police Chef Jeff Lockard said the crash occurred at about noon when a car driven by an as yet unidentified woman went off the road near the intersection o

THE HERALD - 2017-11-23 09:41:00

Officer Shaw laid to rest with law enforcement from around country in attendance

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. - Fallen New Kensington Police Officer Brian Shaw was laid to rest Wednesday morning as hundreds of fellow police officers from across the country showed support for their brother and his family. People lined the streets leading from Rusiewicz Funeral Home to Mount St. Peter Roma

WPXI - 2017-11-22 18:09:34

Palm Coast robbery suspect located, jailed

Deputies said they have arrested a convicted felon accused of stealing a smoking pipe from another man at gunpoint earlier this week in Palm Coast. Cody Wilson, 26, was charged with robbery with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and he remains jailed at the Flagler Cou

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 15:56:06

Flagler, Volusia students to march in Macy's parade

Eight students from Flagler and Volusia counties will get memories to last a lifetime by marching in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York. Flagler Palm Coast High School will have the biggest contingent in the parade with six paticipants. Performing with the Macy's Great American Marching

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 18:06:16

Flagler bans medical pot dispensaries

When Flagler County Commissioner Greg Hansen made a motion Monday night to ban medical marijuana dispensaries in the county, he knew he had an ally in fellow Commissioner David Sullivan. Sullivan has been a staunch foe against allowing pot shops to operate in the county and made a motion of his own

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 19:17:28

Man arrested after breaking motel window over an argument about soap

10:55 p.m. - W. Granada Boulevard and Main Trail DUI. A 64-year-old woman who told police officers she'd lived in Ormond Beach for 17 "god-forsaken years" was arrested for drunk driving even though she claimed she only had one glass of wine. Police pulled the woman over after seeing her swerve in an