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Utica/Beaver Crossing falls to Sutton 6-2

SILVER CREEK-The Utica/Beaver Crossing Badgers offense had its chances, but Sutton starter Drew Goracke closed the door each time the Badgers mounted a threat. Sutton took a 1-0 lead in the second, then pushed across four runs in the fourth on their way to a 6-2 win over UBC in Silver Creek on Saturday afternoon.
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Portion of Quaker Hill Road to be closed for repairs

WESTERN — A portion of Quaker Hill Road in the Town of Western will be temporarily closed during the day from June 27 to June 30. The Western Highway Department said the road will be closed for repairs. The closure will be between Beartown Road and Wilson Road. The closure will take place from 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day.
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Nebraska Community Foundation Hometown Interns

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - This summer’s group of Nebraska Community Foundation Hometown Interns is the largest yet, with 23 students serving in paid internships in 16 communities. University of Nebraska-Lincoln student Paige Kniep didn’t know she wanted to return home until completing her Nebraska Community Foundation (NCF) Hometown Internship...
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GFWC Exeter Woman's Club tours Veterans Memorial

EXETER -- Seven members of the Exeter Woman’s Club visited the American Freedom Defenders Memorial in Fairmont on June 1. Mary Lundberg, who is a board member, gave them a guided tour. In 2017, Jack and Kay Harris, the property owners, began the process of forming a board to...

Western Heights audit shows employees

The Western Heights Public Schools Fiscal Year 2020-2021 financial audit came to light Tuesday and contains 19 significant deficiencies, including employees being under and overpaid, a lack of internal controls for federal program revenue and expenditure reporting, and an unauthorized $25,000 bonus paid to suspended district Superintendent Mannix Barnes. “It is hardly surprising that auditors…
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Lawrence, Ohiowa among fire departments awarded life-saving equipment

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) - Farmers and grain handlers know all too well how quickly entering a grain bin can turn deadly. So to help, dozens of fire departments across the country are receiving some life-saving equipment. Nationwide announced 58 fire departments will receive grain rescue tubes and hands-on training. Two...

A nice afternoon, followed by renewed rain chances Thursday

We’re watching some isolated rain moving across portions of southern Nebraska as of early Wednesday. These showers are few and far between, and we cannot rule out a few of these mainly south of I-80 near communities like Beatrice, Hebron, and Fairbury on Wednesday morning. As the day progresses,...

Leah Harms

Former Clay Center resident Leah L. Harms, 98, passed away Monday, June 20, 2022, at Memorial Community Care in Aurora. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Monday, June 27, 2022, at the United Church of Christ in Clay Center, with Pastor Ethan Feistner officiating. Interment will follow at the Clay Center Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.
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Community rallies to support a child fighting heart defect

YORK -- During their 20th ultrasound, Andy and Sarah Griess of Sutton were made aware that their son, Conway Griess, was going to be born with a heart defect. Since then, the family has faced ongoing medical challenges, but they are hanging on to that little bit of hope with the support of family, friends and Andy’s co-workers from Black Hills Energy.

Nebraska man extradited to Brown CO jail on theft charges

A 40-year-old man was extradited from Nebraska to Brown County jail on a $75,000 Felony Theft Warrant last Wednesday. Jay Bechtold of Bruning, Nebraska was arrested by police in Nebraska and then extradited to Brown County jail on June 15 for two counts of theft of cash between $25,000-$100,000 and one count of theft of […]