Nebraska Extension its pasture walk series across northeast Nebraska the 3 rd Tuesday of the month, June – September. The second event will be held July 16 th at 4:00 PM at the Clem Wagner ranch, 88237 534 Ave Center, NE. Clem will provide a tour of his cow/calf and grass finished operation as well as sharing his personal approach to grazing.
Pasture walks provide an informal setting for attendees to learn about grazing principles and practices from the host and through conversations with other participants.
Cost to attend is free. If you are planning on attending please RSVP to the Cedar County Extension office at 402-254-6821 no later than Friday, July 12 th .
Sydney Kumm is shown checking out the new ATM machine in the east entrance of the Knox County Courthouse with Gary and Ryan Vesely of the Brunswick State Bank, Winnetoon Branch who provided the ATM. The ATM was installed on January 29, 2019.
The ATM will enable courthouse customers and staff to make cash withdrawals for such things as licenses, fines, bail bonds, vending machines, ect.
The ATM is assessable to the public 24 hours a day in the unlocked entrance. There is a Sheriff’s Office security camera by the machine.
Loren Hintz was honored for his 44 years on the Center town board by new Chairman of the village board Sue Wiebelhaus. Of his 44 years, about 30 of them were as the Village Chairman. He also handled the water and sewer systems, read water meters, cleaned snow off the streets and many other jobs that needed to be done.
Knox County Economic Development issued a warning Monday about an out-of-state organization has been calling Knox County businesses about advertising with their tourism/community service project.
The release said to be aware this is NOT through Knox County nor do any of the funds collected go toward Knox County. Please do not confuse their sales pitch with the Knox County Visitors Guide or any other local Knox County projects.
They thanked the businesses for alerting us and being cautious about out-of-state companies claiming to represent Knox County. Please share to spread the word!!
The Center of Knox County Celebration was held on June 30.
It started off with the 5k and 10k run and as soon as runners were finished there were pancakes and sausage waiting for them.
After the run and pancake feed was the "think outside of the box" kiddie parade. There was also a craft show, kid's money dig, a cornhole tournament and a performance by Michael Mason's Band.
The Knox County Courthouse will be closed on Monday, January 15 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Please plan accordingly.
The Knox County Courthouse will be closed this Friday, November 10 in observance of the Veteran's Day Holiday.
They will also be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23 and 24 in observance of Thanksgiving. No drivers exams will be given on those Fridays as well.
The Center UCC Church will be holding a bazaar from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on November 3.
The menu will include chili, vegetable beef, potato and chicken noodle soups. Ham or Center's famous cheese spread sandwiches and pie/desert.
A Country Store raffle is also planned for the event.
2017 marks Nebraska's 150th year as a state, and Center will be honoring the occasion with a town celebration.
"Celebrate the 'Center' of Knox County" will take place June 24-25, and will include fun for everyone over the weekend.
Check out the list below for all the events going on over the weekend:
Saturday, June 24
Sunday, June 25