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MOHAWKS AND SPIKES: A group of Kindergarten and first grade boys donning wild hair in celebration of Dr. Seuss week were anxious to sport their crazy hair for the camera. Front row (l-r): Aaron Petska, Jake Gordon, Dax Nelson, Benjamin Karchner and Kale Thomsen; back, (l-r) Derrick Cunningham, Sawyer Donner, Trypp Staman, Shane Petska and Gage Vaughn.

Schlake participates in national study/travel program

Nebraska LEAD Program Fellow Elyse Schlake, a Gothenburg Native, Zack Jenner of Cozad, and Molly Trausch of Holdrege, returned home after participating in a ten-day National Study/Travel

Seminar conducted by the Nebraska LEAD Program, February 5-14, 2020. Dr. Terry Hejny, Director of


A March 7th, 2020, wedding is set for Raquelle Bowman of Covington, Ohio, and Cullon Hecox, of Cozad, Nebraska. The bride-to-be is currently a fulltime nanny for two families in the Denver, Colorado area. Cullon is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Michael Hecox and is a 2014 computer and electrical engineering graduate of USC. He is taking a new job in Orlando, Florida, where the couple will reside after a honeymoon in St. Lucia. (Photo courtesy of Suzanne Nevill)

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Entries are due Friday, February 14 for the March 9 Public Speaking Contest.

The Dawson County 4-H Public Speaking Contest will be Monday, March 9, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Dawson County Extension Office, according to Andrea Nisley, Extension Educator.