Nebraskaland Tires opens Crete location
Nebraskaland Tires opened its 47th location across three states in none other than Crete Sept. 14. Read More
Doane University President announces recommendations for program cuts
Doane University President Jacque Carter released a statement on Oct. 5 with recommendations for cutting academic programs as part of … Read More
Crete police officers go above call of duty
Four cars and six officers bearing the Crete Police Department logo represented the department Sept. 12 in Lincoln. Five officers … Read More
Family owned fitness center opens in Crete
After Anytime Fitness closed and people emerged from COVID-19 quarantine, the Machs saw a need for a fitness center in Crete. Greg … Read More
Bridge replacement coming on Tuxedo Park Road
Removing and replacing the bridge that crosses the Big Blue River on Tuxedo Park Road in Crete was to begin on Sept. 21, weather … Read More
Dr. Gutiérrez honored with Young Doctor award
Dr. Josué Gutiérrez, medical director for Saline Medical Specialties was honored with the Young Physician of the Year Award from the … Read More
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McDowell leads Crete tennis at state

In its first year back on the court in decades, the Crete boys’ tennis team finished the season on a high note. The Cardinals played in the state tournament Oct. 15 and 16 and brought home a …

Crete softball finishes season at state

The season didn’t end with the results the Crete softball team wanted, but the Cardinals finished the year at the Class B state tournament. Crete opened against No. 2 seeded Hastings Oct. 14 …

District champions

The Crete softball team needed three games to win a district title Oct. 9. In a best-of-three series, Crete beat Wahoo 2-1 to advance to the state tournament. “I’m so proud of all of …

WC runners see times drop

Wilber-Clatonia’s cross country team doubled its mileage last week, competing in meets at Malcolm and Hebron. Tri County joined the field in Hebron. WCHS Coach Nick Behring said the WC …
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Obituaries
Robert Leavitt was born April 11, 1924, to George A and Sarah (Jane) Leavitt at the family farm east of Crete and passed peacefully at Tabitha of Crete on Oct. 6, 2020. Caring for others and his …
Christine Ann Nadrchal, of Utica, was born Nov. 25, 1959, in Crete, to Donald Meyers and Doris (Rahe) Ahl. She attended high school in Crete. Christine worked at American Tool in DeWitt for 23 years …
Oct. 10, 1921 – Sept. 24, 2020. Kenneth D. Moneypenny, 98, a lifelong resident of Saline County, passed away at the Wilber Care Center on Sept. 24, 2020.
Doris J. Menze Aug. 1, 1928 – Sept. 23, 2020 Doris June Menze, of Utica, was born Aug. 1, 1928, to Ralph and Clara (Johnson) Armagost on a farm in rural Rising City. She was baptized at …
Paul A. "Al" Dollarhide Feb. 2, 1959 – Sept. 11, 2020 Paul Allen "Al" Dollarhide, 61, of Kingman, Arizona, passed away unexpectedly Sept. 11, 2020, in Rawlins, Wyoming, as the result of an …
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