The 73rd Annual Halloween Parade and Trick or Treat on Main Street will be held this year, albeit in a different fashion than normal due to COVID-19 guidelines. This year’s event will begin on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. with the Halloween Parade. Children must be accompanied by an adult and adults are required to wear protective masks (not costume masks) and social distancing rules should be maintained.
The Dwight City Council met for a regular Meeting on September 30, at 7 p.m. Mayor Pam Goss opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Other council members present were John Traynor, Aubrey Evans and Brenda Switzer (by telephone). Also present: Animal Control Officer Justin Litke and City Clerk Heather Brown. Visitors: Peter Marquardt, Carol Bondurant, Rob Bondurant, Nancy Evans, Jessie Batten, Susan Mulryan, Mike and Tamara Shinn.
Jordyn Picolet and Kodi Downes members of the Council Grove Braves Cross Country team, qualified for the State Cross Country meet on Saturday during the 3A Regionals at Southeast of Saline. Picolet took fourth place in the regional with a time of 20:45, while Downes finished in second place with a time of 16:12. State Cross Country will be held on Saturday at Wamego, with Downes running at 12 p.m. and Picolet running at 12:35 p.m. Go Braves!
TOPEKA (AP) — Kansas on Monday reported record highs for its seven-day rolling averages of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, and a spokesman for Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly said she was considering calling the Republican-controlled Legislature into a special session to impose a statewide mask mandate.
With senior quarterback Hadyn Bieling back in the fold after five weeks away due to injury, the Council Grove Braves Football team took on the Clay Center Tigers on Friday for their Homecoming game. A hard fought game saw the Braves fall 27-20 heading into the post-season.