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  • Heartland Beat Student of the Month - June 2014

    Heartland Beat Student of the Month – June 2014

    When I informed Cortney (Janzen) van den Berg that she was selected to be the Heartland Beat Student of the Month, she joked, “Is it because I am the only person still in school in June?” While that is certainly a reason to be nominated, Cortney’s academic abilities and leadership skills deserve to be highlighted. […]

    June 27, 2014 More
  • Henderson Happenings this Summer [EDITORIAL]

    Henderson Happenings this Summer [EDITORIAL]

    With the end of the school year, the Henderson Chamber of Commerce is busy planning all of the events that will be happening in Henderson this summer. There is a great schedule of events this year to keep children, youth, and adults busy with fun community activities. The first event to kick-off the summer is […]

    June 3, 2014 More

Recent Articles

Obituary of Carol Kroeker

Obituary of Carol Kroeker

Carol M. (Peters) Kroeker passed on to her home in Heaven on July 7, 2014. She was born on March 1, 1932 to parents Daniel H. and Elizabeth Peters. Most of her life she lived near Henderson, except for a short time in the 1940s when her family moved to Luton, Iowa. In 1949 she […]

July 22, 2014 More
Faith For You - July 22-28

Faith For You – July 22-28

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

July 22, 2014 More
"From Russia to America" Kids Camp at Heritage Park [PHOTOS]

“From Russia to America” Kids Camp at Heritage Park [PHOTOS]

Getting from Russia to America is no small feat! Nineteen kids learned firsthand what that long journey was like at the Henderson Mennonite Heritage Park’s “From Russia to America” Kids Camp Wednesday morning. Take a look at their reenactment of this remarkable journey to Henderson. Before they could leave Russia, they had to fill out […]

July 21, 2014 More
What's for Lunch at Dutch Kitchen (July 21-27)

What’s for Lunch at Dutch Kitchen (July 21-27)

Here is this week’s (July 21-27) menu at Dutch Kitchen. Monday, July 21 Ham and Noodles Tuesday, July 22 Fried Chicken Wednesday, July 23 Salisbury Steak Thursday, July 24 Verenika Friday, July 25 Sloppy Joe Sunday, July 27 Chicken and Verenika Buffet Call 402-723-5430 to order take out.

July 21, 2014 More
2014 Community Days Golf Scramble [PHOTOS] [RESULTS]

2014 Community Days Golf Scramble [PHOTOS] [RESULTS]

The Community Days Golf Tournament was held last Sunday, July 13 at Galaway Creek Golf Course. Sixteen two person teams competed in the tournament. Taylor Siebert and Jeff Michel were the tournament winners with a score of 61. Results: Championship Flight 1. Siebert/Michel 61 2. Duerksen/Peters 63 3. Campbell/Melby 66 1st Flight 1. Goertzen/Rathjen 65 […]

July 18, 2014 More
HHCS Junior Auxiliary Jaunt Promoted Fun and Fitness [PHOTOS] [RESULTS]

HHCS Junior Auxiliary Jaunt Promoted Fun and Fitness [PHOTOS] [RESULTS]

There were over 80 runners registered for this year’s HHCS Junior Auxiliary 5K/10K Jaunt held in conjunction with Henderson’s Community Days celebration weekend. In addition to local runners, there were participants from surrounding communities in Nebraska as well as places as far away as Boulder, CO. and Savannah, GA. This year, in addition to being […]

July 17, 2014 More
Main Street Reconstruction on the Horizon [IMAGES]

Main Street Reconstruction on the Horizon [IMAGES]

*Click on the following links to view PDF files of mentioned images in the article. Main Street Design (The proposed reconstruction plan of Main Street) Street Map (Map of Henderson streets and road reconstruction plan) For the past couple of years, the mayor and city council have been working with the architect firm Ayars & Ayars, Inc. […]

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

Extension Update by Gary Zoubeck [July 17, 2014]

Coming Events July 17, 2:00 p.m., Horticulture Judging Contest, 4-H Building, York July 26, 7:00 p.m., Air Rifle & Air Pistol Contest, Cornerstone Event Center, York July 27, 1:00 p.m., BB Gun Contest, Cornerstone Event Center, York July 27, 2:00 p.m., Trap Shooting Contest, Ikes Shooting Range, York July 29, 8:30 a.m., 2014 Nebraska Manure […]

July 17, 2014 More
Photography Spotlight [July 16, 2014]

Photography Spotlight [July 16, 2014]

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July 16, 2014 More
Five Heartland FBLA Members Win National Awards [PHOTOS]

Five Heartland FBLA Members Win National Awards [PHOTOS]

Nashville, Tennessee, is known as music city and home to the Grand Ole Opry, Country Music Hall of Fame, and the General Jackson Showboat—a place where over 10,000 future business leaders experienced Excellence in Action. Future Business Leaders of America held its National Leadership Conference at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center from June […]

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

Faith For You – July 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

July 14, 2014 More
Photos from Community Days 2014

Photos from Community Days 2014

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July 14, 2014 More
What's for Lunch at Dutch Kitchen (July 15-20)

What’s for Lunch at Dutch Kitchen (July 15-20)

Here is this week’s (July 15-20) menu at Dutch Kitchen. Tuesday, July 15 Swedish Meatballs Wednesday, July 16 Henderson Loaf Thursday, July 17 Verenika Friday, July 18 Sloppy Joe Sunday, July 20 Chicken and Verenika Buffet Call 402-723-5430 to order take out.

July 14, 2014 More
Community Days Instagram Photo Contest

Community Days Instagram Photo Contest

Tis’ the weekend to be jolly at this year’s “Christmas in July” Henderson Community Days. As you are out enjoying the festivities, we encourage you to share your experiences through tagging your pictures with #hendersonne or #heyhende. After the weekend, we will pull all the pictures together off of Instagram and Twitter to give everyone an […]

July 11, 2014 More