Congratulations are in order for the following people  and organizations who appeared in The Newton Kansan last week:

Harvey County Economic Development Council, for the announcement of a second tenant at the Kansas Logistics Park.

Youthville, for the dedication of a playground at the Newton Campus.

Sandcreek Station, for being named to the list of best municipal golf courses by Golfweek.

Denise Neubauer, for opening her own business called “Take the Cake.”

Doug Crumrine, for being named the director of environmental services at Asbury Park.

Edd Wallace, who was recognized for customer satisfaction excellence under the J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Insurance Agency Program.

Volunteers at the Newton Area Senior Center  and Fawn Schmidt, owner of the Studio Q Quilt Shop, for assembling a quilt project for Youthville residents.

The Newton 12 and younger Babe Ruth Softball team, who played at the state tournament in Douglass.

Mojo’s coffee house in North Newton for having a wand night on Wednesday with proceeds going to Joplin, Mo., tornado disaster relief. The event was conducted in conjunction with the final Harry Potter movie, which was released last week.

Dick Hogan, of Newton, who has been wearing bracelets in memory of MIA/POWs  since 1973.

Bethel women’s basketball, men’s golf, women’s tennis  and volleyball, which were named National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Scholar Teams for the 2010-11 school year.

Brian Franz of Halstead for competing at the 55th annual Hutchinson Grand National auto races.

The Kansas Cougars, who qualified for the Mid-America National Championship Bowl Game.