Community News

  • Villisca announces honor roll

    High Honor Roll

    Sixth Grade: Diana Berggren, Paige Garland, Wyatt McAlpin, Quinton Scott.

    Seventh Grade: Danyel Griffith, Sean Haffner, Elizabeth Herzberg, Dustin Maeder, Halee Olson, Natassja Simpson, Kelsey Steinbach.

    Eighth Grade: Alexis, Bronner, Kelsey Means, Mason Sickels.

    Ninth Grade: Evan Baldwin, Christian Branan, Mikayla Dolch, Makayla Gladman, Stefanie Johannes, Christine Shipley.

  • SWCC iHire Employment Fair in Creston

    Southwestern Community College's annual iHire Employment Fair is scheduled for Thursday, April 7,  from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., in the Student Center gymnasium on the Creston campus.  More than 40 employers will be on-hand representing business and industry, education, and the military.

    During the employment fair, individuals will have opportunities for one-on-one contact with human resources professionals, on-site interviews, career exploration, and possible employment offers. 

  • Stanton hosting kindergarten round-up

    Stanton Elementary School will conduct kindergarten screening on Friday, April 15, for any child who will be five years of age on or before Sept. 15, 2011. Call Jody Druivenga at the elementary office to schedule an appointment for your child at 829-2171.

    Parents will need to bring the child’s birth certificate, social security number and immunization card. The nurse will be able to see what immunizations the child needs before entering school in the fall.

  • YMCA announces March volunteers

    Montgomery County Family YMCA recognized 9 individuals recently as March volunteers of the month: Nancy Anderson, Dorothy Betsinger, Karen Blue, Faye Brandstetter, Rev. Alan Dean, Carolyn Glassinger, Ellen Olsen, Rose Marie Shaw, and Diane Sifford were selected as March Volunteers of the Month.  

    They left the YMCA at 6:30 a.m. on March 7th and traveled to the Sarpy County Tax Day Sale.
    Assisting Dennis Bloom and Mark Johnson, the YMCA was able to earn  $1,000 with their volunteer assistance at the tax sale day.

  • “I can fly”

    East Mills Boosters are sponsoring a Spaghetti Dinner on April 2, prior to the East Mills production of Peter Pan. Serving will begin at 5 p.m. at the East Mills High School with the play beginning at 7 p.m.

    You are encouraged to purchase your theatre tickets prior to the evening.

    Tickets can be purchased at East Mills High School, Mary Bolton, Marci Leu, Cheryl Stephen, Sue VanSant, Jeannie Barney, Kerry Schafer or Carla Sommerla.

  • Preschool Sign Up

    Right Start, Kaleidoscope, and Head Start Preschools are taking applications for the 2011-2012 school year. 

    Children must be age four on or before Sept. 15, 2011.  Head Start also accepts applications for children who will be three on or before Sept. 15, 2011. 

    Please bring income verification (tax return, W2, pay stub, child support. etc.)  Contact Marci Bishop at Webster School Central Office 904 Broad Street 623-8390. We would like applications submitted by May 6.

  • Danbom exhibits at Platte River Art Show

    Carroll Danbom of Red Oak is one of 26 artists to exhibit at “The Platte River Art Show.” The show will be held in Peter Kiewit Lodge at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park on Saturday April 2, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Sunday April 3, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    The Platte River Art Show is a celebration of fine art featuring artist from the Midwest including Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas and South Dakota.  Art forms includes paintings in a variety of mediums and subject matter, sculpture, jewelry carved gourds.

  • Red Oak High announces 3rd Quarter Honors

    High Honor Roll (3.667 and above)

    9th grade: Christopher Allison, Margaret Bennett, Blake Bergren, Hayden Berry, Angelica Cerda, Ellen Fellers, Sabrina Guerra, Evan Mellott, Claudia Parris, Kylie Penleton, Erica Sherman, Austin Streicher.

  • YMCA holds annual Easter Coloring Contest

    The Montgomery County Family YMCA will once again sponsor an Easter coloring contest. 

    As in previous years there will be three age groups for the contest and prizes will be awarded to all three groups winners. Boys and girls ages 1-4 are one group, 5-7 age group and 8-10 age groups. Pick up your entry at the front desk at the YMCA. 

  • Red Oak Speech participates at State

    Red Oak High School Speech Team traveled to Glenwood on. March 12, with 19 students that competing in 28 events.

     At State there are three judges, so when the results are listed as "straight" ratings, that means all three judges gave them the same score.