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Galen and Eileen Sornson, the 2021 Tivoli Fest king and queen.
    ELK HORN -- The Danish community of Elk Horn selected Galen and Eileen Sornson to reign as the 2021 Tivoli Fest king and queen at the events this weekend.    A humble, warm and fun-loving couple, the Sornsons reside on a farm just outside of Elk Horn that has been in the family for generations...
Erica Stevens with Thrive Occupational Therapy, Health & Wellness says the business has grown with the help of the Hive452 incubator.
    HARLAN – Current and “graduated” businesses at Hive452, an incubator for small business development in Shelby County based in Harlan, gathered recently to share their growth, honor those who are moving on after out-growing their space, and to announce open entrepreneurial space for new business...
	Reanna Obrecht teaches a lesson about plant needs during the Food for America program service project. She is shown helping Nathan Gross plant a marigold seed after the lesson.  (Photo contributed)
    HARLAN -- Two Harlan FFA seniors recently worked to improve the agricultural literacy of Harlan Community Schools’ preschool through fifth grade students.    Reanna Obrecht and Julia Schechinger conducted the Food for America program, which is an educational program that focuses on teaching...
    AVOCA -- AHSTW held graduation ceremonies Sunday, May 23 at the AHSTW gymnasium.Here, the top 10 students in the AHSTW High School graduating class of 2021 gather for a photo before the graduation ceremony and include front L to R -- Kailey Jones, Claire Denning, Chloe Falkena, Ryan Kilmer and...
   HARLAN -- A Harlan Scout has completed his Eagle Scout project this spring, and expects to finish his merit badge program this summer.    Joseph Andersen, the son of Eric and Jami Andersen, installed two Yakports on the south side of Prairie Rose Lake, to provide a safe and stable cradle for...
	Shown (L to R) - Rosie Staley, Grant Goddard and Charlie Andersen read in the new Monogram Farm children’s play area at the Harlan Community Library Wednesday, May 19.  (Photo by Molly Blanco)
    HARLAN -- The Harlan Community Library summer library program will kick off June 1 with activities and prizes for all ages.    “We’re just encouraging reading and learning during the summer months because there’s always that summer slide,” said youth services librarian Emily Kurth-Christensen...
    AVOCA -- Sixty-six graduates will be honored during commencement exercises slated for Sunday, May 23 at 1 p.m. at the high school gymnasium.    The Class of 2021 has selected the white rose as its class flower.  The class motto is Our lives are before us, our past is behind us, but our memories...
    HARLAN – A Harlan Community High School student and his parents have dismissed without prejudice their lawsuit against the school district, filed in Shelby County District Court last week.    Jameson Bieker, and his parents James and Sharon Bieker, had filed a petition for immediate injunction...
    COUNTY – Shelby County has lifted its mask mandate for county buildings effective immediately.    Visitors to the buildings, including the Shelby County Courthouse, will not be required to wear a mask when conducting business with county officials.  In addition, county employees, while they can...
    HARLAN – Vandals used a chemical-type substance to burn the grass on the east side of the high school building in Harlan, spelling out “2021” as well as a vulgar word in the grassy area near the practice football field.    HCS Superintendent of Schools Lynn Johnson said the district has been in...

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