A Card Shower has been requested for Rozann Graves of Niobrara in honor of her 80th birthday. Her address is: 169 Buckeye Road, Niobrara, NE 68760
Northeast Community College to require masks Northeast Community College continues to put plans into place to prepare to begin the fall semester on August 17. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, plans have been developed to include appropriate social distancing and classroom safety protocols. To read the full story, pick up the latest edition of the Niobrara Tribune.
See this week's Niobrara Tribune for the School Supply List for Niobrara Public Schools. School starts Aug. 20.
Check out this week's Niobrara Tribune to see the Niobrara Public Schools' full-color back to school ad, listing staff members, and lots of pertinent information about the coming school year.
Niobrara Public School is having an Open House on Tuesday, Aug. 11 from 4:30 - 7 p.m. Hotdogs and chips will be served from the concession stand. Look for more info in this week's Tribune or next week's back to school ad.
Santee offered a cultural day camp for youth on July 22 and 23 at the powwow grounds.
Sponsors are needed for the Knox Co. Relay for Life Radio Luminaria on Aug. 22 from 5-10 p.m. broadcast from Creighton Community Radio station. Learn what the event includes and how to be a sponsor by reading this week's Tribune.
Faiths United Parish's Sunday morning worship service will be broadcast on 89.5 FM this Sunday at 9 a.m.
There will be hunting season this fall. Hunters may begin purchasing 2020 big game permits Aug. 3, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has just announced.
Knox County Fair, August 13-16 Entertainment: D.C. Lynch Midway all four days August 13, 2020 Bull-A-Rama With Soundz Unlimited in Beer Garden August 14, 2020: Lonestar at the Grandstand TBD, with Eastern Heights in the beer garden afterwards August 15, 2020: Hairball at the Grandstand TBD, with Eastern Heights in Beer Garden afterwards August 16, 2020: Monster Trucks
Fall sports will be taking place, according to the Nebraska School Activities Association. First practices for football and volleyball, cross country and golf are set to begin Aug. 10.
Niobrara School Board has approved the first reading of the updated Student Handbook, and the first reading of the new Staff Handbook, during their regular board meeting on Monday, July 13. See this week's Tribune for details.
Cade Kalkowski, a member of the Wayne State College men's track and field team, has received individual All-Academic honors from the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association by the association office in New Orleans, La.
The Isanti Cultural Day Camp is taking place July 22 and 23 at the Isanti Powwow Grounds in Santee. Sessions run from 8 - 11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Sessions include Dakota Language, Dakota Song and Dance, Dakota Stories, Tipi Lessons, Hand Games and Archery.
"Visit531 Nebraska" visits in Niobrara Visit531 Nebraska was in Niobrara on Sunday. They are a couple of UNL-Omaha students entering their sophomore year, who, due to the virus, found themselves getting frequently bored, so they decided to explore the state and visit all 531 towns in Nebraska.
Cheer Camp held at School A Cheer Camp for the Niobrara High School cheerleaders was held on Monday in the school gym. Instructors came from the University of South Dakota at Vermillion.
Drive-In Church being held... Faiths United Parish at Niobrara held its first in-person church service since the pandemic on Sunday morning. The service was held drive-in theatre style and cars were parked six feet apart. Courtesy photo.
A fun summer learning camp featuring art has been taking place at Niobrara Public Schools during the past five weeks.
Congratulations to the NHS Class of 2020, who will graduate on Saturday, July 18. Ceremony is not open to the public but persons can view all of the graduates and their future plans in this week's edition of the Niobrara Tribune.
New Website and Mobile App coming! The website may take a new look for some of you this week as we launch our new website and mobile app. It will likely cause some disruption for a few days - so email or call if you have any issues. Look to the paper next week for an update!