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    It was around 1870 that the prairie schooners began making their way across what is now known as York County. Soon the dugouts and sod shantie…

      Among the first settlers to arrive in York County were many Irish Catholics from Illinois. They, as well as French and German families, made u…

        Each summer, the York News-Times produces a history-based magazine, celebrating aspects of our area’s colorful past and prior generations.

          On Dec. 3, 1903, a small group of Lutherans organized into a congregation of the Nebraska District of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. Th…

            The beautiful church at Seventh and Nebraska Avenue is a glimpse into this community’s history but also a statement of perseverance and faith …

              On June 3, 1854, Elder W. H. Goode was appointed as missionary to the vast new Kansas-Nebraska Territory which included all the area from the …

                The story of the United Methodist Church in Waco was compiled from writings by Ernest Kaltenborn, Grace Walter and early church board minutes.

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