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Courthouse addition bid approved at $6.65 million

(Editor's Note: Levy information has been corrected from the print version if this story.)          The Saline County Board of Commissioners approved the low bid...

New High School interior takes shape

    Aside from graduation plans, summer school organization, and the bustle of testing and spring activities, the Crete Board of Education heard updates on the construction of Crete’s...

Weekend events pack calendars

Once tax day is over, the third weekend in April will prove to be a busy one with several traditional events for families, as well as entertainment for all.

Earth Day ground breaking for new plant

Nebraska USDA Rural Development invites the public to attend an Earth Day event on April 22 to celebrate the construction of Crete’s newly funded $13.4 million wastewater treatment plant. The event is...

Committees recommend outsourcing dispatch

    In a joint meeting of the Crete City Council’s Finance and Public Safety committees last Friday, members unanimously recommended a resolution for yesterday’s full council meeting,...

Applications accepted for Pioneer Farm Family Awards

Doane announces three Fulbright scholars

Lymphedema awareness breakfast seeks to educate

Prevention Coalition to meet April 7

Sid Dillon earns national award

Warren Memorial now Friend Community Healthcare

Crete woman wins $5,002 in lottery

Weather-permitting, statewide tornado drill to sound Wednesday

Survey out for downtown revitalization grant

Commission forwards Comprehensive Plan

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Crete High Sports

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Crete boys win conference soccer crown

Crete boys win conference soccer crown

The Crete High boys’ soccer team won the program’s first Central Conference Soccer Tournament title last week following a first-round home victory over Lakeview on Thursday and Saturday wins over...

Crete boys take Nisely Invite title

Crete boys take Nisely Invite title

SYRACUSE — The Crete High boys’ track and field team made a clean sweep of the relay events and won a total of six event titles in all to claim the team championship of the Scott Nisely Invitational...

Tennis team posts 8-1 win over W-C

The Crete High girls’ tennis team, after being rained out twice during the previous week, finally played their first dual meet of the season last Tuesday (April 14) and chalked up an 8-1 home win...

Crete baseball team wins one of three

The Crete High baseball team moved to 4-8 on the season during the past week, falling to Lincoln Pius X at home Tuesday but rallying to defeat Thurston-Cuming County 6-5 in extra innings Thursday in Pender....

Girls' soccer team gets first win

The Crete High girls’ soccer team picked up their first win of the season at Auburn a week ago Tuesday before falling to Schuyler 3-0 in the first round of the Central Conference Tournament Thursday...

Golfers have busy week

Siedhoff breaks hurdle records at Waverly

Boys' soccer team to host Lakeview

Cardinal nine loses three

Girls' soccer team set to face Schuyler

Crete boys edge Beatrice for Norris title

Crete boys' soccer improves to 4-1

Card baseball team wallops Wayne

Tennis team third at York Invite

Girls' soccer loses tough ones

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Doane Sports

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High and dry at the Dutcher Memorial meet

High and dry at the Dutcher Memorial meet

With fears of forecasts of rain and thunderstorms turning out to be unfounded, the first running of Doane’s Jim Dutcher Memorial Track and Field Classic at Lauritsen Track Friday and Saturday was...

Tiger softball playing for first GPAC title

The Doane softball team swept both Midland and Northwestern on the road last week to maintain a three-game lead in the Great Plains Athletic Conference standings.

Tiger baseball team vying for GPAC seed

The Doane baseball team swept a non-conference home twin bill against Graceland Wednesday in what turned out to be their only action of last week.

Doane records toppled at Concordia Invite

SEWARD — Andy Tatum broke the oldest mark in the Doane track and field record book at Saturday’s Concordia Invitational.

Tigers hold off No. 25 Bobcats

In conference road action Friday and Saturday, the Doane baseball team split with Northwestern and swept Dordt to move to 8-4 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference.

Softball team sweeps Briar Cliff

Doane tops NWU in dual meet

Doane nine posts 5-1 week

Softball 3-1 in GPAC twin bills

Tigers dominate outdoor opener at Hastings

Tiger nine splits to open GPAC play

Softball team sweeps DWU

Lyon is Tigers' new cheer, dance coach

Tiger baseball runs win streak to 11

Women's hoop trio honored

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W-C boys win third title of season

W-C boys win third title of season

            MALCOLM — Craig Penner and Lynn Jurgens are two of several hundred area track fanatics who hope last Tuesday’s cold and windy conditions...

Chilly day produces big marks at Friend

              FRIEND — The weather was gloomy and chilly, but the performances were still top-notch at the Meridian Mustang Invitational...

St. Mary's ousts Friend from state

              LINCOLN — The Friend girls roundball crew chalked up a quartet of milestones Thursday afternoon at Lincoln Southwest High School....

E-M boys heading to state

              BEATRICE — The old adage “little things mean a lot” took on new meaning for the Exeter-Milligan boys basketball team Tuesday...

Meridian girls third at Axtell

              AXTELL — Sometimes playing games close together works. At other times it doesn’t, but the MHS girls team found the combination...

W-C boys: New coach, philosophy

Mustangs grapple at Red Raider Invite

Wolverines win Kearney Catholic Duals

Meridian boys have 'better effort'

Longhorns hold off Meridian comeback

Timberwolves win two to start 2014

Friend, Tri County shine at Arehart Invite

Wilber-Clatonia girls come back to beat TC

Meridian girls beat Longhorns

Nerw coach spurs W-C boys