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Breakfast with Santa coming up in Winner

The second annual breakfast with Santa will be held on Saturday, November 25th from 10am-noon at  the Winner Senior Center. Stop by and enjoy sausage, scrambled eggs, pancakes, donuts, coffee and juice! It is all for a free will offering and there will be a silent auction too. Funds will help support the Winner Resource Center for Families Programs.

ESA Show N Sell to take place Saturday

ESA will hold their annual Show N Sell on Saturday, November 18th from 9am to 3pm at the Winner National Guard Armory. There will be over forty vendors for you to check out in addition to a great concession stand and a silent auction. Cost of admission will be just a dollar. The event is hosted by Beta Alpha.

Lower Brule Coat Drive happening

Lower Brule Schools are hosting a coat drive along with other winter gear for students from Headstart through the twelfth grade. Lightly used items, new items or monetary donations may be dropped off at the school. For more information contact Roni Rae at Lower Brule School.

Put up a tree in the Tripp County Courthouse!

The Tripp County Commissioners would like to invite you to put up a Christmas Tree in the courthouse halls! It is a great way to promote your business or have a family tree. Trees need to be put up from November 27th to December 4th. There will be an open house on December 5th from 5:30-7:30 with singing and treats. To sign up call the Tripp County Extension Office at 842-2858.

Annual Parade of Trees fast approaching

The Keya Paha County Courthouse will be hosting their annual Parade of Trees for the holiday season! Trees can go on display the Monday after Thanksgiving on November 27th. If you would like more information on the parade of trees you can call Sandi at the Keya Paha County Treasurers Office at 402-497-3891.

Nominations being accepted for Cowboy Hall of Fame

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Nebraska Sand Hills Cowboy Hall of Fame. The Sand Hills Cowboy Hall of Game honors the men and women who have made lasting contributions to the Sand Hills and our cowboy way of life. Nominations are due by December 31st, 2017. They can be sent to PO Box 127, Ainsworth, NE, 69210 or go to

Cancer Center fundraiser coming up at Jet Lanes

Jet Lanes in Presho will be holding a cancer center fundraiser this Friday and Saturday, November 17th and 18th. The event will be called “Game on Cancer”, a 24 hour games marathon to go towards Helmsmen Cancer Center in Pierre. There will be a variety of games suitable for all ages and will start on Friday at 6pm. Players, fans and spectators are welcome to attend. Free will donations may be dropped off any time during the 24 hour event.

Christmas Kettle campaign to get underway soon

The Salvation Army in Winner will kick off their traditional Christmas Kettle campaign on November 24th and it will run through December 24th Monday through Saturday’s from 10am to 8pm at Shopko in Winner. If you or your organization would like to volunteer as bell ringers you can contact Shana at 842-2736 to schedule a group a times.