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Among the many descendants of John C. and Sarah Kitt taking part in the 2017 Harvest Fest parade were those riding on the grand marshal float including, from left, John Clayton Kitt of British Columbia Canada, Bob Kitt and Clint McCallum of Wauneta and Howard Kitt of Oregon.

Kitt Family Reunion coincides with Harvest Fest

Members of the third, fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh generations descending from John Chiles and Sarah Mead Kitt spent the last weekend of July in Wauneta, celebrating their 125 years in Nebraska

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Christi Christner | Johnson Publications
Although moisture is something the majority of Nebraskans would never complain about, a more damaging form of precipitation is hail. There have been many thunderstorms that have rolled through the local area pouring down inches of much needed rain. However, last Wednesday, August 2, hail accompanied the rain damaging multiple area fields. Receiving damage that affected an entire field of corn located along Highway 6 were Wauneta natives Mick and Gina Strand who rent the pictured land from Virlon Dinnel. Corn stalks were stripped of leaves, and ears of corn were left badly bruised if not completely destroyed.

Hail damages area fields



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