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The Bethlehem Quilters completed 196 quilts for those in need from July 2023 to June 2024.

Bethlehem quilters sew comfort

This month, quilters with Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Crete gifted 196 tied quilts to people in need across the world.  The group, known as the Bethlehem Quilters, has about 20 members. It …
Old Main Bar and Grill experienced an oven fire after closing on Wednesday, July 10. The bar and grill will be closed to allow for repairs until further notice. No one was hurt with this incident.

Oven fire closes Old Main Bar and Grill

Just after midnight on July 11, a 911 call came into Crete Volunteer Fire and Rescue reporting an oven fire at the Old Main Bar and Grill. Twelve people responded to the call.  “There …
From left, Dede Moore, Carissa Moore, Camry Moore and Alan Moore celebrate Carissa's completion of the Nebraska State Patrol Basic Recruitment Camp.

Sheriff’s daughter pursues career in NSP

Being the daughter of Saline County Sheriff Alan Moore, Carissa Moore has followed in the footsteps of her father and pursued a career in law enforcement – the Nebraska State Patrol. Moore …
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Chief of Police updates City Council

On June 28 at about 4:33 p.m. Southeast Communications began receiving 911 calls regarding a shooting with multiple victims at 1225 Crestline Drive in the city of Crete. It was a shift change for the …

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Nebraska U.S. Senate candidate Dan Osborn talks to Crete voters

Dan Osborn, an independent candidate running for the U.S. Senate, made a stop at Valle Azul Mexican Restaurant on July 2 to foster relationships with those living in Saline County. Osborn spent …
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Crete seniors dominate in week’s only game

The Crete Post 147 Legion seniors scored nine runs in the second inning of their 12-2 win over EMN June 11. Carson Kotil was 3-4 from the leadoff spot, and Brooks Piening went 2-3 with two RBIs. …
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 …
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Reagan Bessler of Crete keeps her eye on the ball as she returns a hit against Lincoln Northwest on April 18.
Reagan Bessler of Crete keeps her eye on the ball as she returns a hit against Lincoln Northwest on April 18.
Reagan Bessler of Crete keeps her eye on the ball as she returns a hit against Lincoln Northwest on April 18.
Reagan Bessler of Crete keeps her eye on the ball as she returns a hit against Lincoln Northwest on April 18.
Reagan Bessler of Crete keeps her eye on the ball as she returns a hit against Lincoln Northwest on April 18.
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 …
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Milo “Mike” and Mari-Ann Pesek of Swanton will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary this week. They were married June 27, 1959, in Swanton. Their family menbers include …
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 …
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 …
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