Museum holding open house

SCHUYLER -- The Schuyler Historical Society will hold an open house Sunday and Monday at the museum, 309 E. 11th St., and Annex, 1112 C St.

Times are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday. Displays will include presses, farm primitives and many local history items.

CHS class reunion planned

COLUMBUS -- The Columbus High School Class of 1957 will celebrate its 60th class reunion 5 p.m. Friday at Dusters Restaurant, 2804 13th St.

For more information, call 402-564-1932 or 402-402-1908.

Register for med aide course

COLUMBUS -- Registration is open for a medication aide course at Central Community College-Columbus.

The class is offered in a lecture/lab format. Students must attend orientation from 1-2 p.m. Sept. 8 as well as 12 mandatory class sessions from 1-5 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Sept. 11 through Oct. 6. The class is limited to the first 12 students who register and pay for a space. The cost is $372, which includes in-state tuition and fees, textbook and supplies.

For more information or to register, contact CCC Extended Learning Services at 402-562-1225; toll-free at 1-877-222-0780, ext. 1225 or email

Soil health day in Shelby

SHELBY -- A Soil Health Partnership Field Day, with farmer Greg Whitmore, will be held 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 6 at Central Valley Coop, 340 Oak St., in Shelby.

The event will focus on cover crops, equipment, soil pit observations and weed management. Area growers, cover crop experts and neighbors are invited to attend. Lunch will be served for registrants.

Please register prior to the event at

Dancers marking anniversary

COLUMBUS -- Harold’s Squares Square Dance Club of Columbus will host a 40th anniversary dance for Jim and Marilyn Carroll from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday at the VFW Hall.

The caller will be Bryan Bush from Cleghorn, Iowa. A meal will be served following the dance. Club members are asked to bring a salad. Spectators are welcome to stop by and see what square-dancing is about.

For more information, call 402-564-5502.

Blood drive in Schuyler

SCHUYLER -- An American Red Cross blood drive, sponsored by the Schuyler Knights of Columbus, will be held 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday at St. Augustine Parish Hall, 604 Chicago St.

Bring donor card or photo ID, and eat and drink plenty of water prior to donating.

To schedule an appointment, call Paul Doerneman at 402-352-3092 or visit and enter sponsor code SchuylerNebraska.

Senior center holding fundraiser

SCHUYLER -- The Colfax County Senior Center, 12th and A streets in Schuyler, will be open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday.

The center will be serving sloppy Joes and roast beef sandwiches along with a variety of rolls, bars and pies. All proceeds will be used to defray the cost of the new heating and air conditioning system at the center.


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