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Country Partners Cooperative recently recognized two employees for their years of service to the cooperative. Matt Schnackenberg of Gothenburg was recognized for 35 years of service and Saige Valenzuela was recognized for 5 years of service. Both individuals work for the Transportation Department. They were each presented with a generous gift card as a token of appreciation. Pictured with them is Jaime Ray, Transportation Department Coordinator.
Women's Health Luncheon
Easter Bunny Holding Baby
2024 Dance Team
Kids hunting eggs at CCL egg hunt
Cozad's Rick Esslinger received the Ag Employee of the Year Award at the 2024 Lexington Chamber and Ag Banquet on Friday, Feb. 23. Presenting Esslinger (left) with his award plaque was Zack Blessin. (Courtesy Photo)
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Mrs. Ashley Simpson stopped by Dr. Seuss’ birthday party with her kids and ran into a couple of her students. Here she is talking to a student about the craft she was working on.
In the last three years the Meridian Tap House has become a big part of Cozad culture, thanks to events like Trivia Night. There is always a big turnout at these events. (Photo courtesy Kristen Bennett)
The City of Cozad received the Industrial Pioneer Award. Pictured from left are: Troy Franzen (Water/Sewer Commissioner), Brett Schutte, Millard Schryer (Board of Public Works Board member), Randy Jacobs (Board of Public Works Board member), Jerry Fales (Electric Commissioner), Mike Neill (Board of Public Works Board member), Marcus Young (Board of Public Works Board Chair), Tim Sladek (Board of Public Works Board member), and Dusty Birge. (LOCAL photo by Joy Heckenlively)
The Cozad Fire Hall is currently located in the Police Station but the CVFD has outgrown it with more than 30 members regularly assisting with fire and ambulance calls. This has led the department to look into building or purchasing a new hall, with funds from their current raffle. (LOCAL file photo)
Yvonne Hollenbeck presented her cowboy poetry collection at Wilson Public Library last Saturday. Her collection focused on the humous situations she’s found herself in as a quilter married to a cowboy. (LOCAL photo by Ashley Mohler)
Members of the Cozad Community Leaders presented a check to the Kids of the Kingdom at the Cozad United Methodist Church on Feb. 14. The $9,000 check was presented to Co-Directors Tammy Paulsen and Cheryl Nemeth who accepted it with the KOTK volunteers and participants. CCL members taking part in the presentation were from left: Wil Hupp, Ashley Stithem, Savannah Peden, Lindsay Wells, Cheryl Nemeth, Tammy Paulsen, Audri Kraft, Stacy Munster, Alyssa Fisher, and Amanda Keating.  (LOCAL Photo by Mel Nutt)
Cozad Telephone Company
Peter Osborne and Laurie Yocum at Community Chat at the Library
150th Committee awarded Distinguished Service Award