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Memorial Day observances

Traditional Memorial Day services will be held in the area on Sunday and Monday.

Electrical Department earns national safety award

The City of Crete Electrical Department has earned the American Public Power Association’s Safety Award of Excellence for safe operation practices in 2014. The Utility earned third place award in the...

New hotel planned in Crete

A new hotel is on the horizon for Crete. Anant Operations, Inc. announced its plans for a 3-story, 64-room Fairfield Inn and Suites on a hillside site conveniently off Highway 33/103 in Northeast Crete....

Hero stories this summer at CPL

Crete Public Library’s Summer Reading Program theme this year is “Every Hero Has a Story!” and the library is the ‘Hero Headquarters’ this summer!  

Great Pumpkin Festival planned

A pumpkin on every kid’s porch is the five-year goal of Crete’s newest Chamber of Commerce event, the Great Pumpkin Festival.

Jill Smith to lead Doane College Board of Trustees

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Union Bank welcomes Ag Officer

Crete Area Health Care Foundation raising funds

Dancers tell wartime tale

Crete VFW Steak Night on Saturday

USDA celebrates Earth Day with school, City

Coalition meets May 5

Commission recommends property annexation

NPPD moves past coal at Sheldon Station

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Crete High Sports

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Crete boys take fifth straight district title

Crete boys take fifth straight district title

  SEWARD — The Crete High boys’ track and field team took their traveling relay road show to the B-3 district meet Thursday at Concordia University and swept all three relays on the way to their...

Tennis team prepares for state meet

The Crete High girls’ tennis team closed their regular season last week with a loss at Gretna Tuesday and a 7-2 win over Nebraska City Thursday.

Card boys win conference track title

Led by Luke Siedhoff victories in the 110- and 300-meter hurdles, the Crete High boys’ track and field team won the Central Conference title Saturday in Central City.

Titans stop Crete boys' soccer team

The Crete High boys’ soccer team closed their season last week with back-to-back losses at the hands of Class B seventh-ranked Norris on Papik Field, a 2-1 overtime loss to the Titans in the B-5 district...

Baseball team bows out in district tourney

The Crete High baseball team lost to Fort Calhoun 5-2 in the first round of the B-4 district tournament Friday at Plum Creek Park in Seward, ending their season with a 7-13 record.

Crusaders blank tennis team

CHS students earn spring honors

Cardinals take team titles at Crete Invite

Crete boys move into district final

Cardinal nine splits pair of games

Girls' tennis wins two home meets

Cardinal trio plays in Crete Invite

Crete girls bow out in district tourney

Crete boys take Yowell Classic crown

Tennis team battles 'Bolts

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Doane Sports

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Thursday NAIA report: Bramhall strikes before lightning

Thursday NAIA report: Bramhall strikes before lightning

GULF SHORES, Ala. — Thunderstorms and heavy rain conspired to halt the proceedings Thursday during the first of the three-day NAIA National Outdoor Track and Field Championships, but not until a Doane...

Tiger softball 1-2 at NAIA Opening Round

The Doane softball team won one game and lost two in the NAIA National opening round tournament at the Saint Gregory’s bracket last week in Shawnee, Okla. as their season came to a close.

Bramhall breaks hurdle record again

SEWARD — If you’re a track and field athlete that has a habit, at least make it a good one. Maybe like the one Doane sophomore Rachel Bramhall has.

Softball team loses in first NAIA outing


Doane second in all-sports standings

Doane finished second in the Great Plains Athletic Conference All-Sports Award for 2014-15, according to figures released by the conference last week.

Fye named GPAC coach of year

Doane softball players honored

Tigers place 13 on All-GPAC baseball list

Doane women unstoppable en route to GPAC title

Tiger softball team waiting for NAIA pairing

Top Doane athletes of 2014-15 honored

Doane baseball team eliminated

Tiger softball takes first conference title

Doane records fall at Drake Relays

Doane nine takes No. 2 GPAC seed


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Area Sports

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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...

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