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Becky Hansmeyer wears a hat she crocheted.

Welcoming Wool & Whimsy

Downtown Crete is set to welcome what will be its only fiber arts and crafts shop with the opening of Wool & Whimsy. Becky Hansmeyer was inspired to start the business while revitalizing a …
Shannon Cole

New administrative duo to lead Crete Intermediate School

Crete Intermediate School is welcoming new administrators next fall following former Principal Lisa Fye’s departure. Shannon Cole, previously the assistant principal, will step into the …
An estimated 20,400 gallons of domestic waste entered Walnut Creek due to a broken pipe southwest of the Harbor North Trailer Court in Crete. The incident was reported to the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy and repaired as soon as it was discovered.

Domestic wastewater enters Walnut Creek from broken sewer line

When a concrete pier supporting a sewer line failed around June 7, 20,400 gallons of domestic waste entered Walnut Creek. The pier is southwest of the Harbor North Trailer Court in Crete, where …
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Blue River Arts Council receives donation for Isis Theatre renovations

The Blue Rivers Arts Council was given a $2,500 donation by Black Hills Energy on June 4 to go towards renovations of the Isis Theatre. “The theater renovation, because of COVID and …

New library director follows passion

For many people, working at a public library may be nothing more than just a job, but for Jessica Wilkinson, it is a calling, a passion and a family legacy. Crete Public Library recently hired …

Crete swims in Seward

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Glen Clouse of Crete jumped 36-10 in the Class B triple jump at state track May 15.

Rasgorshek leads CHS at Omaha

Through lightning delays and monsoons, representatives of the Crete track and field team acquitted themselves well at the Class B state championships May 15 and 16. Athletes had to wait through …
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 …
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Caitlynn Boyle of Crete returns a Ralston serve on April 10.
Caitlynn Boyle of Crete returns a Ralston serve on April 10.
Caitlynn Boyle of Crete returns a Ralston serve on April 10.
Caitlynn Boyle of Crete returns a Ralston serve on April 10.
Caitlynn Boyle of Crete returns a Ralston serve on April 10.
Celebrations
Birthdays
Mari-Ann Pesek of Swanton will celebrate her 85th birthday next week. She was born June 10, 1939, at Swanton. Her family members include her husband, Milo Pesek, Jr.; sons, Michael Pesek …
William Lorenz of Crete will celebrate his 80th birthday this week. He was born May 31, 1944. To help his celebrate, there is an open house Friday, May 31,   at 1820 Eastgate Drive in …
Births
Anniversaries
Former Seward, Exeter and Utica residents Chuck and Lavonne Evans of Geneva will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary this week. They were married June 20, 1959, at Marysville/Our Redeemer …
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 …
Weddings
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 …
Engagements
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