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Former Nebraska Cornhusker quarterback and 2001 Heisman trophy winner Eric Crouch visited the Little Saints Daycare in Humphrey Nov. 4, to discuss shade options from his company, USA Shade. He was kind and stopped discussing shade with center administrator Brandi Eisenmenger and a quick picture with the kids and staff who all showed up for the day in Husker gear. Courtesy photo

More SNAP benefits Dec. 8

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will be issuing emergency supplemental allotments to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who receive benefits for the month of November on Dec. 8. On Nov. 5, Gov. Pete Ricketts announced that in response to the growing number of COVID-19 cases in the state, DHHS would file a request with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutritional Service (FNS) to provide emergency allotment funds for Nebraska households that are receiving SNAP benefits.

Election Results

The 1/2 percent sales tax for a new swimming pool in Humphrey has passed.
Unofficial results posted at 8:34 a.m. today, show 234 voted for the sales tax and 137 voted against it.

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St. Francis third-graders opened a lemonade stand, with proceeds going to the school in hopes new playground equipment can be purchased. Pictured, left to right, are Brisa Reigle, Leighton Krings, Myla Geilenkirchen, Jackson Wemhoff, Olivia Wemhoff. Courtesy photo

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade — then open a stand

On Oct. 7, an unseasonably warm day, St. Francis third-graders Brisa Riegle, Myla Geilenkirchen, Leighton Krings, and Olivia Wemhoff, along with her little brother, Jackson, opened a lemonade stand at the end of Leonard Drive in Humphrey.

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