It was a great year, and HEARTLANDBEAT enjoyed covering the many events and happenings in 2023. Check out our 2023 gallery of photos and enjoy reflecting on this past year! As we say goodbye to 2023, we look forward to showcasing what’s happening in our area in 2024!
Many thanks to those who contributed some of our photos in 2023: Olivia Casper, Lori Friesen, Tara Maltsberger, Deb Mierau, Tammy Peters, Christine Quiring, Derrick Regier, and Striv.
HEARTLANDBEAT’s sponsors make all this possible, and we appreciate their continued support!
HAPPY NEW YEAR AND BLESSINGS FOR 2024!
Verenika making at Bethesda
Annual Heartland Crane trip
FCA Fields of Faith
Golf team: Andrew Franz, Jake Regier, Creighton Friesen, Reeve Oswald and Zach Miller
Samuel Friesen long jumping.
1st Place 4 x 400 M Relay Team – Zach Quiring, Luis Alvarez, Trev Peters, Nick Thieszen
Jake Regier and Creighton Friesen winning 1st Place
Heartland students volunteer at community garden.
Lowell & Lance Hiebner at Hiebner Body Shop
Women’s Night Out group who went to Escape Aurora.
Heartland elementary Field Day!
Hudson Regier in the 300 M Hurdles
Hatchery a new venue for events opens
Thieszen Irrigation, Henderson Hatchery and a Feed & Supply Store.
Fourth graders making butter at Heritage park
Heartland 4th graders have country school at Heritage Park
Jason Siebert demonstrates the Valley Pivot smart program panel.
Heartland’s 4 x 400 M Relay team placed 8th: Nick Thieszen, Luis Alvarez, Zach Quiring, Trev Peters
Runner-Up C-4 District Winners – Coach Buzek, Reeve Oswald, Jake Regier, Creighton Friesen, Andrew Franz, Zach Miller
Tanya Carr has hole-in-one
Russia to America Day Camp
Henderson Aquatic Center Opens
York County 4-H members catch goldfish at Lakeview Park
Balabans at Henderson’s Tuesday Farmers Market.
Quinn Siebert participated in Heartland’s summer reading program.
Tyler Newton makes a remarkable recovery.
Bethesda Youth Group in Kentucky on service trip
Color Run Fun!
100-year-old Marvin Siebert with his bed of 50 different flowers at Rosewood Court
Rock the Block at Henderson Community Days
Blowups in the park during Community Days
Heritage Park Pancake Feed
Local musician Dave Ehly performing at the Russian Oven Pizza Night!
Telehandler way up there!
FFA tractor pull
Henderson State Bank with free New Year’s Cookies at Community Days
Lakeview Park Car Show
Vern Friesen’s “4-H Meeting” sculpture
Heartland’s new certified staff
Marc Peters with his restored replica 71′ Mercury Cyclone
Heartland Golfers Tara Buzek and Mia Hiebner with their first-place medals
Heritage Day jam-packed with food, music and activities
Heartland/Nebraska Christian match-up with a Huskie 34-19 win!
Heritage Day cider making
Andrew Franz punting
2023 H & H (Henderson, Hampton) Coyotes Football Team
Mia Hiebner teeing off
Thane Wetjen with his bee project.
John Kroker and Brad Buller facetiming former teammate Jerry Ediger
1983 State Championship Team
Jaden & Katelyn Regier in Thailand
Card show at the Hatchery
Chief Prusha serving up hot dogs on Halloween
Maggie Ruth’s Studio owner Cindy Friesen sews Barbie clothes
Greg Ransom receives Friends of Henderson award
James Isom baking bread at the Hatchery
Aubrey, James & Henry Isom owners of Saltine
Santa at the Heritage Park’s Country Christmas event
Henderson Depot all lit up for Country Christmas
Cheryl Brown showing the new surgical suite
HHCS completed construction of new surgical suite
Coach Wetjen drawing up a play
Santa listens to kids during Spirit of Christmas night at the City Hall
Mainstay installs a new video sign
Bradshaw gets a new water tower