A $10,000 check was presented to the Herington Hospital by the Herington Hospital Auxiliary last Thursday. Presenting the check to Isabel Schmedemann, right, Chief Executive Officer, is Mary Wendt, president of the Hospital Auxiliary. Wendt said the money has been designated for the purchase of a new birthing bed and hearing screening equipment for newborns. Funds were raised by the volunteer group by serving concession stands, a quilt drawing and various donations. (Susan Mueller/DCNT Photo)
ABILENE — A plan to fill in the gaps of the school lunch program during spring break and a few weeks during the summer was expanded up by staff and volunteers at Neighbor to Neighbor in Abilene when COVID-19 shut down schools in March.
Eric Camp was chosen as the Herington Elementary School Student of the Month. He is a fourth grader in Katy Brunner’s classroom. Eric is the son of Nichola and Kymberly Harper.
The Navarre Boosters 4-H Club installed its new officers on Oct. 12.
The Herington Middle School Student Council hosted a change drive during the month of October to raise money for the Elsie Brooks Breast Cancer Foundation. The foundation was established to help those persons with cancer and their family members in Dickinson County.