Crofton Survives OT Thriller to Stay Perfect
LINCOLN - Clarkson-Leigh gave the undefeated Warriors all they could handle, but the Crofton defense proved too tough down the stretch in a 38-32 overtime win. The Patriots came out swinging, thanks to Brynn Settje and her game-high 20 points and went toe-to-toe with the Warriors for 4 quarters-plus, leading 15-14 at the break.
Crofton outlasts Clarkson/Leigh in OT, 38-32 to stay perfect in C-2 State quarterfinals
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA (KCAU) – The Crofton Warriors saw themselves on the ropes numerous times in back-and-forth battle with seven-seed Clarkson/Leigh, but the two-seed Warriors would keep its unbeaten mark intact pulling out the 38-32 overtime victory in the Class C-2 State quarterfinals of the NSAA Girls Basketball State Tournament. “We get to play Friday you […]
Westside Park Update
Plans are moving forward to remove the rock from the Westside Park Pond. Yankton City Manager Amy Leon says that is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, but it is weather pending. This comes after the city hired a third-party consultant to take a look at the work previously done on the pond after leakage was discovered last July.
Court records reveal details in Bloomfield killings and suspects’ custody battle
BLOOMFIELD, Neb. (KOLN) - Court records have provided additional details of a double-murder in Bloomfield, Nebraska in the days, weeks and moments leading up to the killings. Alias Reed, 25, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of use of a weapon to commit a felony. His wife, 27-year-old Kaylyne Sweazy, faces a single count of tampering with evidence. If convicted, Reed could face the death penalty and Sweazy would face one to 50 years in prison.
Memorial services announced for Curt Strom, owner of Bloomfield bowling alley
Arrangements have been made for the visitation and memorial services of one of the victims of the Bloomfield double homicide, the funeral home in charge announced. Memorial services for Curt Strom, 77, will take place at 11 a.m. Sat., March 2 at the Bloomfield Community School Auditorium. A burial will take place at a later date.
Local Sports 2-29-24
Yankton Gazelles Basketball travels to Mitchell tomorrow night for a SoDak 16 matchup with the Kernels. Yankton fell to Mitchell 51 to 41 when the two teams met earlier this season. The winner of Friday’s affair will advance to the Class AA State Tournament. Tipoff from the Corn Palace...
Youth wrestlers earn medals, trophies
RANDOLPH –The youth wrestling season is nearing its end with only two weeks left. Here’s how wrestlers fared at recent area tournaments:. Braxton Dorcey, Robby Dorcey, Tate Brodersen, first place; Colton Burbach, Tate Albers, Elijah Santos, Jamison Sudbeck, Brexton Lewon, Jace Brodersen, Eli Wortman, Bentley Reimers, second place; Oliver Thelen, Talyn Meyer, Trey Tjaden, third place; Bryant English, fourth place. The team earned third place.
Board members take closer look at facilities
RANDOLPH – Randolph school board members have plenty to think about after a school facilities review and tour outlined potential school building improvements. The school board met for a board retreat Monday night along with representatives from Fakler Architects, Beatrice, and BD Construction, Kearney. The firms created a facility improvement plan and audit of Randolph Public Schools.
Local residents will vote on Skylon's future
HARTINGTON — The Hartington City Council voted Monday to place two bond issues on the May 14 primary election ballot. Hartington City Clerk Brittni Benscoter told Council members the Cedar County Clerk's Office certified that at least 10 percent of the electorate signed petitions asking for the issues to be on the ballot.
Wynot beats Plainview 46-31 behind Oligmueller’s 19 points
LINCOLN, Neb. — Kenna Oligmueller scored 19 points and Wynot knocked off Plainview 46-31 in the Class D-2 quarterfinals. The Blue Devils will face Falls City Sacred Heart in the semifinals in a rematch of last year’s state title game, which the Irish won 33-32. Wynot led 10-8...
Highschool Basketball | 01 March Bon Homme Boys Game Notice
The Bon Homme Boys Basketball team will have a Playoff game with Hanson(Alexandria, SD) on 01 March, 2024, None. As of now, Cavaliers has won 15 games and lost 13 games, and the winning rate is 0.536.
A Slice of Yankton: The 5 Pizzas You Can't Miss
This article unveils five must-try pizzas in Yankton. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Pierce's Own Dr. Todd Wragge: A Midland University Success Story and Community Stalwart
Dr. Todd Wragge, a Midland University graduate of 1992, attributes his successful dentistry career and community service commitment to his education at the institution. Wragge, the owner of Pierce Dental Office in Pierce, Nebraska, values the diverse education he received at Midland. He found the university's size and location suitable, and he appreciated the camaraderie within the Kappa Phi fraternity.
Most veterinarians are women, but they still face sexism in rural areas where they’re most needed
When Dr. Bailey Lammers started her veterinary career nearly a decade ago in her home state of Nebraska, she joined a minority of women practicing in rural areas. At first, Lammers said clients were hesitant of her ability to care for their livestock. “There would be times where they would...
Help your child learn about the activities the library offers
“The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library.” —Albert Einstein. The Women- Kristen Hannah End of Story-A.J. Finn The Ghost Orchid –Jonathan Kellerman The Guest-B.A. Paris The Waters- Campbell, Bonnie Jo Campbell The Boardwalk Bookshop-Susan Mallery The Other Mothers-Katherine Faulkner Upside Down –Danielle Steel Stars in the Italian Sky-Jill Santopolo The Bad Weather Friend-Dean Koontz.
Yutan shuts down Niobrara/Verdigre 60-28 to advance to semis, Miller hits 2000 career points in defeat
LINCOLN, Neb. — Yutan's stifling defense has the Chieftains heading to the Class C2 semifinals. Yutan defeated Niobrara/Verdigre 60-28 on Wednesday morning after taking a 26-5 lead into halftime. Mylee and Maura Tichota led the Chieftains in scoring with 16 and 13 respectively. Niobrara/Verdigre's Josilyn Miller led all scorers...
Prosecutors: Reed went into bowling alley with intent to kill
Court records have provided additional details of a double-murder in Bloomfield, Nebraska in the days, weeks and moments leading up to the killings.
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Pierce as of 2024-02-29. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.319, a week ago the price is $3.270 , according to AAA.
Hartington woman is settling in as new deputy city clerk
HARTINGTON – Casey Schulte had quite the first day at her new job. The 36-year-old started working as the full-time Hartington deputy city clerk Feb. 12, the same day the Hartington City Council held its regular monthly meeting and the city held a town hall gathering on the future of the Skylon Ballroom.