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  • Heartland Beat Student of the Month - March 2014

    Heartland Beat Student of the Month – March 2014

    This month’s Heartland Beat Student of the Month, junior Tierney Casper, learned how one small idea can make a difference. She read in the newspaper about the gravestone destruction that occurred at the Farmer’s Valley Cemetery last August, and that sparked an idea. “I thought maybe our local National Honor Society could raise some money […]

    March 31, 2014 More
  • Street Lights and Skinned Knees (Part 2) [EDITORIAL]

    Street Lights and Skinned Knees (Part 2) [EDITORIAL]

    Part 2 – Editorial by Brad Best Last month, my article focused on the critical steps in supporting our children in reaching their full potential. I related our responsibilities to those needed when we teach a child to ride a bicycle and how a balance of these items is crucial in establishing the standards that […]

    March 14, 2014 More

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Annual Henderson Easter Egg Hunt 2014

Annual Henderson Easter Egg Hunt 2014

This year’s Annual Henderson Easter Egg Hunt will take place this Saturday, April 19. The hunt will begin at 1:00 p.m. by the swimming pool for ages 0-9. Along with the children, parents, grandparents, and other family members are invited to attend. For more information, please call City Hall at 723-5782. Happy hunting!

April 17, 2014 More
Extension Update by Gary Zoubeck [April 17, 2014]

Extension Update by Gary Zoubeck [April 17, 2014]

Nebraska Weather Well, we’ve continued to have typical, not-so-typical Nebraska weather. We’ve finally had a week of warmer temperatures with the average high temperature of 70.1°F and a high of 84° F one day. The average low temperature was 38° F for the week! I’ve visited with a few producers and not a lot of […]

April 17, 2014 More
Track: Heartland Invite [PHOTOS] [RESULTS]

Track: Heartland Invite [PHOTOS] [RESULTS]

Heartland hosted their invitational track meet yesterday with many schools coming to compete. The girls placed fifth at the meet scoring 57 points, and the boys placed fourth scoring 58 points. Girls Discus 5.  Paige Mestl  87’06.00″ Shot Put 1.  Eve Vanderneck  33’05.50″ Pole Vault 4.  Bailey Carr  9’00.00″ Triple Jump 5.  Ellie Steingard  30’04.75″ […]

April 16, 2014 More
Photography Spotlight [April 16, 2014]

Photography Spotlight [April 16, 2014]

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April 16, 2014 More
Track: Heartland Invite [LIVE STREAM]

Track: Heartland Invite [LIVE STREAM]

Tune in as we will be live streaming the finals starting at 5:30PM at the Heartland Track Invite. HEARTLAND INVITATIONAL TRACK MEET SHCEDULE Sponsored by Henderson State Bank

April 15, 2014 More
Dustin Rapier Live at Hashtag April 25

Dustin Rapier Live at Hashtag April 25

Mark your calendars for Friday, April 25, as the popular Kansas City Indie singer/songwriter Dustin Rapier will be performing live at the Hashtag. Henderson native Amber Block is currently working as Rapier’s PR and Talent Manager out of Kansas City and is excited to be able to bring this one-man show home to Henderson. Born into […]

April 15, 2014 More
Faith For You - April 15-21

Faith For You – April 15-21

Find out what’s going on this week at the following churches: Bethesda Mennonite Church Community Bible Church of Lushton Countryside Bible Church Crossroads Bible Fellowship Faith Evangelical Bible Church Henderson Mennonite Brethren Church

April 14, 2014 More
Heartland Prom 2014 [PHOTOS]

Heartland Prom 2014 [PHOTOS]

Prom came earlier this year for Heartland students taking place this past Saturday, April 12. It was “A Night Under the Stars” for the students who danced the night away in a beautifully decorated gym. A walk-though was held before the coronation, and then family and friends moved into the theater to celebrate this year’s […]

April 14, 2014 More
READY...SET...READ!

READY…SET…READ!

Help get a book in each child’s hand! During this month, we will be collecting gently used (or new) books. Empty out your storage bins and bookshelves of the books your child has already read. Teachers at Heartland Community Schools will be handing each student in the elementary a book at the end of the […]

April 11, 2014 More
Track: Sandy Creek Invitational [RESULTS]

Track: Sandy Creek Invitational [RESULTS]

Heartland made the trek to compete in the Sandy Creek Track Invitational on Tuesday. While the girls results are shown below, only an incomplete listing of the boys results were available. Complete boys results, as well as team standings should be posted at a later time. Girls Long Jump 4.  Kristine Goertzen  15’03.25″ Shot Put […]

April 10, 2014 More
Extension Update by Gary Zoubeck [April 10, 2014]

Extension Update by Gary Zoubeck [April 10, 2014]

Nebraska Weather We finally received a little moisture, but a little is the key word. January through March we’ve received about 1.20” or about 2.5” short of our normal 3.85”. For April we’ve received .26” and for the month we normally receive 3.16”. Soil temperatures have warmed up some this past week. They’ve averaged 40.3 […]

April 9, 2014 More
Bethesda Midweek to Collect Donations Tonight for Fire Victims

Bethesda Midweek to Collect Donations Tonight for Fire Victims

The Bethesda Midweek program children will be dispersing through Henderson beginning around 7:00 p.m. to collect donations for the family affected by yesterday’s house/garage fire. The family residing in the house was a mother and three young children including an 8-year-old boy, a 6-year-old girl, and 4-year-old boy. The Midweek group will be accepting donations […]

April 9, 2014 More