By Kaylee On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Lawmakers discuss ways to help children of incarcerated parents

LINCOLN — About 70 percent of children with an incarcerated parent will end up behind bars themselves, according to a national nonprofit group, Defy Ventures, that serves former inmates. Dealing with that More...

By Kaylee On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Knox County river region has quite a few stories

Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a three-part series on Knox County history. VERDIGRE — The landscape changed from farm ground to hills covered with pasture and trees as the bus with participants on More...

By Kaylee On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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Community pride to shine at Smorgasbord

WAUSA — Final preparations are taking place this week for the annual heritage festival known as Smorgasbord. The foods are being prepared and this will all come together for an enjoyable evening Oct. 14. None More...

By Kaylee On Friday, October 6th, 2017
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New Knox County levy sees a decrease

CENTER — Knox County is asking for just over $3,161,000 from taxpayers for the 2017-18 budget. This is a decrease of just over $71,800 from last year’s total tax requirement according to Knox County Clerk Joann More...

By Kaylee On Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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Community pride to shine at Smorgasbord

WAUSA — Oh, ya we are from Wausa, the home of the big Swedes, Oh, ya we are from Wausa, we think that’s just fine! We’re Olson’s and Johnson’s and Nelson’s and Swanson’s! Oh, ya we are from Wausa, Tack More...

By Kaylee On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
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Knox County Supervisors talk personnel, look at bids

CENTER — Knox County board members made the decision to have the county road workers take on extra responsibility during the Knox County Supervisor meeting on Sept. 28. A decision was also made to give the Courthouse More...

By Kaylee On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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History comes alive on Knox County tour

CREIGHTON — Knox County is known for its picturesque hills and valleys, but it also has some very interesting history tucked into some of the more remote corners of the county. Close to 50 people boarded a tour More...

By Kaylee On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Details being released on upcoming Smorgasbord

WAUSA — The Wausa Smorgasbord is quickly approaching. Calls are being made for food, workers, and monetary donations. Monetary donations will help cover the cost of the meat and cheeses. The Smorgasbord funds More...

By Kaylee On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Community goals discussed at meeting

WAUSA — The Wausa Marketing Hometown America Community Action Forum was held on Monday, Aug. 28. There were around 20 in attendance for the forum.  Carroll Welte and Becky Vogt with UNL Extension and Megan Hanefeldt More...

By Kaylee On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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County grant will aid Wausa Viking ship

CENTER — A $5,000 grant from the Knox County Visitor’s Funds will help pay for improvements being made on a storage area for the well-traveled Wausa Viking Ship which represents the town’s Swedish heritage More...

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