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Plymouth Congregational celebrates 140th

Plymouth Congregational U.C.C. Church at 9th and Ivy in Crete will have a special service and program to celebrate its 140th anniversary on Sunday, June 26. The public service and program will begin at...

Council hears update on downtown potential

The Crete City Council heard an update on Crete’s downtown revitalization from RDG Planning and Design’s Amy Haase and Nick Klimek.

USDA town hall meeting on rural homeownership set for Crete

Crete area residents are invited to a public meeting at Doane University on June 20, 2016 at noon, which will focus on opportunities available for families and individuals to achieve the dream of homeownership.  ...

Tips to avoid heat-related illness

As temperatures climb well above average, Nebraskans need to take precautions to avoid heat related illness particularly for infants, older people and those with chronic medical conditions.

Corn added to Old Mill Park

Russ Sears, who oversees the pumpkin patch at Old Mill Park at 3rd and Norman, asked his friend Frank Halada, of Crete, to bring his 1952 Allis Chalmers tractor and two-row planter to plant a few...

Summer Reading takes off

Blue Valley veteran steering committee to meet

Property valuation protest deadline June 30

Public Health Solutions: Fight the bite

Smelich readies Nissan 300ZX for Big Blue Mile

Memorial Day services held

Council approves addition of Community Assistance Director

New treatment plant ahead of schedule

Second annual Old Mill pumpkin patch

Commission forwards changes, downtown plans

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Crete High Sports

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Allen leads Crete at district track meet

Allen leads Crete at district track meet

Led by a come-from-behind win in the long jump by Abby Allen, the Crete High track and field team advanced three individuals and the girls’ 4x100-meter relay team to the state meet later this week...

Cardinal nine bows in district final

The Crete High baseball team’s Cinderella story finally came to an end Tuesday (May 10) following their 10-6 loss to seventh-ranked Elkhorn South in the B-3 district final at Elkhorn.

Crete boys win first district soccer title

The Crete High boys’ soccer team fell one win short of a berth in the state tournament Saturday following a 3-1 sub-state loss at Columbus.

Cardinal nine in district title game

The Crete High baseball team threw a wrench into the B-3 district tournament works in Arlington last week, topping Plattsmouth 8-6 in Friday’s first round before upsetting top-seeded Arlington in a 7-6...

Tennis team splits with Gretna, Norris

The Crete High girls’ tennis team dropped a meet to Gretna May 2 but came back to pick up a rescheduled contest by a 7-2 count over Norris Thursday.

Cardinals fifth, sixth at conference track

Cards second, third in Crete Invite

Crete boys head into district final

Crete boys split with Vikes, Titans

Crete girls take fourth at Yowell Classic

Cardinal nine set for busy final week

Crete girls look to district tourney

Crete girls win team title at Syracuse

Cardinal boys secure runner-up honors

Cardinal girls top Wolverines, 8-1

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Crete Juniors third in Walker tourney

Crete Juniors third in Walker tourney

The Crete Mix 30 Juniors baseball team finished 2-2 in the Gretchen Walker Memorial Tournament Friday through Sunday at Stallard Field, falling to Lexington Sunday in the third-place game. The team chalked...

Seniors nab third place at Stallard Classic

Seniors nab third place at Stallard Classic

The Crete Legion Stop ‘N Shop Seniors baseball team won three of their four games and placed third in the eight-team Thom Stallard Blue River Classic Friday through Sunday at Tuxedo Park.

Legion Seniors chalk up two wins

The Crete Stop ‘N Shop Seniors evened their record at 3-3 with weekend victories over Syracuse and Utica-Beaver Crossing to highlight Legion Baseball action in the past week.

Legion Seniors open 2016 campaign

The Crete Legion Stop ‘N Shop Seniors baseball team started their season last week by splitting a pair of road games, topping Plattsmouth 9-5 Tuesday and falling to Wilber 6-4 Friday.

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Doane Sports

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Wolken takes NAIA meet honor; Tiger women fifth

Wolken takes NAIA meet honor; Tiger women fifth

GULF SHORES, Ala. — Good things happened in threes last week for Doane at the NAIA National Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Wolken, Wallace win NAIA titles for Tigers

Wolken, Wallace win NAIA titles for Tigers

GULF SHORES, Ala. — Doane’s Kale Wolken and Tameca Wallace both won national titles Friday at the NAIA National Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Doane softball bows after 18-inning marathon

The Doane softball team was knocked out of the Oklahoma City Bracket of the NAIA Opening Round Tournament last week, but it took the nation’s top-ranked team and a record-breaking 18-inning marathon...

Tigers brave chill at Prairie Wolf Invite

LINCOLN — A temperature drop of 30 degrees from the start of the meet to the bitter end, coupled with northwest wind gusts clocked at 45 mph, kept a lid on the number of personal and season best performances...

Tigers dance to GPAC track and field titles

HASTINGS — Who wants to watch a silent victory lap, anyway?

Tiger softball team advances to NAIA tourney

Men's golf team ties for third in GPAC

Tiger duo shatters deca, steeple records

Tiger softball team hosting GPAC tourney

Doane baseball team closes campaign

Tigers rack up dozen wins at Dutcher Classic

Softball team primed to host GPAC tourney

Tiger baseball fighting for spot in tourney

Tiger men top NWU in dual meet

Tiger men's golfers tied for second place

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Class C and D athletes experience state track

Class C and D athletes experience state track

              OMAHA — The only thing more impressive than the athletes at the 2016 Nebraska High School Track and Field Championships last...