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Preliminary Saline County Primary Election results are in

The Saline County preliminary primary election results have been received with multiple notable results. Final official results will be made available online on May 21, after publication. …
Doane University unveiled the name of the new residence hall on May 10 at a naming ceremony. C. Donald Brodie Hall is named after Doane’s largest donor to date.

Doane names new residence hall to honor trustee, C. Donald Brodie

Doane President Dr. Roger Hughes and Roger Sheffield, former vice president of institutional advancement at Doane and founder and CEO of Aspen Philanthropy Group, on May 10 revealed the name of the …
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Crete couple visiting every town in Nebraska

Crete couple Jim and Pat Johnson are in the midst of a years-long endeavor to travel to every town in Nebraska. The Johnsons, who have been married for nearly 44 years, have been living in Crete …

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OPINION: Cultural pride vs. private resources: Crete soccer aims to rewrite the story vs. Omaha Skutt

When our Crete boys' varsity soccer team steps onto the field at noon today, they won’t just be chasing a state championship title. They’ll be playing for pride and redemption against a …
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Crete's Juan Tercero Martin tries to get the ball away from Omaha Roncalli's Abi Rodriquez during the Cardinals' 3-1 district final victory May 4 in Omaha.

Cardinals cruise through subdistricts, districts, qualify for state

The Crete boys’ soccer team made it through the important games, and now the Cardinals find themselves in the state tournament after defeating Omaha Roncalli Catholic 3-1 in a district final on …

Cardinals mix up lineups at Elkhorn North, defeat LNW, NC

The Crete girls’ tennis team had a successful week at three competitions, including a meet at Elkhorn North, and hosting Lincoln Northwest and Nebraska City for duals. At Elkhorn North on …

Cardinals compete at Lincoln, host first dual of season

The Crete girls’ tennis team stayed busy with two competitions in the week including its first home dual of the season. The Cardinals started out the week at the Lincoln High Invite on …

Crete boys stay perfect on year, defeat ranked teams

This was a tough week for the Crete boys’ soccer team. The Cardinals were not only scheduled to play two ranked teams and one sitting on the teams to watch list, but the weather caused …
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Juan Tercero Martin of Crete winds up for a kick against Aurora on April 4.
Juan Tercero Martin of Crete winds up for a kick against Aurora on April 4.
Juan Tercero Martin of Crete winds up for a kick against Aurora on April 4.
Juan Tercero Martin of Crete winds up for a kick against Aurora on April 4.
Juan Tercero Martin of Crete winds up for a kick against Aurora on April 4.
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Milo Pesek, Jr. of Wilber will celebrate his 85th birthday later this month. He was born April 14, 1939, in Swanton. His family members include his wife, Mari-Ann Pesek; son, Michael and …
Jim Prokop of Wilber will celebrate his 80th birthday on Saturday, March 23. Family and friends are invited to help him celebrate on that day at Sportsman Cabin in the Wilber Legion Park from 2 …
Births
Heston Jon Fritz was born to Jeremy Jon Fritz and Ashley Ziegler, of Wilber on May 30, 2023. He was born at Bryan Hospital in Lincoln and was 10 lbs, 8 oz. Grandparents are Daniel Jon and Cindy …
Anniversaries
Dale and Linda Colgrove of DeWitt will soon celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married May 24, 1974, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in DeWitt. Their family members include …
Harold and Becky Brown of Friend will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary this week. They were married Dec. 29, 1963, in Edgar. Their family members include daughter, Tressa and Bill …
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Amanda Pohlman of Omaha and Grant Biggs of Seward were married Aug. 26 at Christ The King Catholic Church in Omaha. The bride’s parents are Brent and Michele Pohlman of Omaha and the …
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