Co. Board hosts solar workshop Tuesday

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020
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At least 40 people packed in the Clay County Courtroom on Tuesday afternoon in time for the solar workshop hosted by the Clay County Board of Supervisors. To read more please log in or subscribe... + continue reading
Harvard Council adopts ordinance for new fire hall

This concept design, created by W Design Associations, was approved during the Jan. 14 Harvard City Council meeting.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
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Harvard’s City Council passed Ordinance 883, which authorizes the issuance of a bond not to exceed $900,000 to construct a new fire hall, during its Jan. 14 meeting with a 5-1 decision. To... + continue reading
Preparing for the worst

ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Sandy Creek students and staff watch as EMS wheel an injured student out of the high school, following an attack drill Thursday, Jan. 16. In continuing safety measures at SC, which include practicing drills for fire and tornadoes, the drill simulated a shooter walking through the school. Five students posed as shooting victims for the drill.

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Clay Center EMT Vally Robinson-McDonald demonstrates how a Stop the Bleed tourniquet is used, with the help of Rodney Mc-Donald, far left, and Kristi Hartman, center.

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Fairfield EMT Chief Sam Nejezchleb, far right, calls in assistance for an injured student during a shooter attack drill at Sandy Creek Thursday, Jan. 16. The injured student, Zach Brennfoerder, was one of five students to play victims during the drill.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
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Forty-seven seconds. What may seem like a short amount of time can feel like forever during a shooting. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. http://etypeservices.com/... + continue reading
SCH Foundation capital campaign kick off is Jan. 29
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
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With the recent announcement that the Sutton Community Home Foundation and the Sutton Community Home Board of Directors will be embarking on a six month capital campaign to expand the assisted living... + continue reading
Sutton cruises past Eagles

ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Tyler Baldwin looks to pass inside during this play against Wood River Jan. 16. The junior tallied 10 points and gained six rebounds in the 57-25 win that improved the Mustangs to 10-2 on the year.

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Quenton Jones gathers in this pass during the Mustangs’ 57-25 win over Wood River on Thursday, Jan. 16. Jones had nine points and six rebounds in the win. Tyler Baldwin heads down court during the play.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020
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Thursday’s non-conference bout with the Wood River Eagles proved to be a battle of two halves for the Sutton Mustangs, as a slow start out of the gate would see the Mustangs hold a narrow 21-15... + continue reading

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The 2020 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest is set for Saturday, beginning at 11 a.m., in the Sutton High School gym. Boys and girls, ages 9-14, are invited to participate.  To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. http://etypeservices.com/Clay%20County%20NewsID530/ + continue reading
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Jim Jansen, University of Nebraska-Lincoln agricultural systems economist and Extension educator, reviews 2019 cash rent rates across the state with area farmers on Jan. 15, at the fairgrounds in Clay Center. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. http://etypeservices.com/Clay%20County%20NewsID530/ + continue reading

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Cardinals earn wins over Warriors, Blue Devils
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Two more wins have been added to the now 6-5 Cardinals, following trips to Red Cloud and Kenesaw Jan. 10-11. From the start Harvard had the upperhand after a 16-5 lead in the first quarter and a narrow 9-7 lead in the second. A couple of 11-point scores in the third and fourth quarters squashed the Warriors chances of earning the win, as Red... + continue reading
Drone mystery affects Clay County

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Drones were seen over Clay County from Jan. 5 until Jan. 8. The drones seen were about 8 feet by 10 feet in width.

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It’s a buzz creating an unnerving feeling. For months, drone sightings have caused an uneasy stir within Colorado and Nebraska residents, and the mystery has also affected Clay County. Clay County Emergency Manager Tim Lewis said the first reports of drone sightings in the county came Saturday, Jan. 4, with official sightings occurring... + continue reading
Wiseman to take Dist. #1 seat on NSAA Board of Directors, Wiseman to take Dist. #1 seat on NSAA Board of Directors

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Sutton Superintendent Dana Wiseman will be adding to her “to do list” beginning in August 2020, as Wiseman will take over representing District 1 of the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) Board of Directors. Wiseman, who has been with the Sutton school district for 17 years, five as the secondary principal and the past 12... + continue reading

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Sutton cruises past Eagles

ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Tyler Baldwin looks to pass inside during this play against Wood River Jan. 16. The junior tallied 10 points and gained six rebounds in the 57-25 win that improved the Mustangs to 10-2 on the year.

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ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Quenton Jones gathers in this pass during the Mustangs’ 57-25 win over Wood River on Thursday, Jan. 16. Jones had nine points and six rebounds in the win. Tyler Baldwin heads down court during the play.

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Thursday’s non-conference bout with the Wood River Eagles proved to be a battle of two halves for the Sutton Mustangs, as a slow start out of the gate would see the Mustangs hold a narrow 21-15... + continue reading
Fillies reel off 3 straight

TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Junior Kylie Baumert, left, and senior Lydia Rogers battle for this loose ball during the Fillies’ 47-36 win over Cross County last Thursday. The duo have helped Sutton win four straight games, including three last week, and improve to 6-6 following a brutal December schedule of games.

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Senior Laekyn Collins applies some defensive pressure on this Cross County ball handler during the Fillies’ 47-36 win over the Cougars. Coming in on the play for Sutton is Xytaly Bautista (2), with Kate Griess (4) in the background.

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TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Junior Kylie Baumert scrambles for this loose ball with a Cross County player in the Fillies’ 47-36 win over the Cougars. In Sutton’s three wins last week, Baumert scored an average of 19 points and gained 13 rebounds per game, scoring 57 points and gaining 39 rebounds as the Fillies improved to 6-6 on the season

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Cougars tripped by Bluehawks, gain overtime thriller over St. Paul

ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Despite a tough 50-37 loss to Hastings St. Cecilia last Thursday, Sandy Creek notched a big 46-44 overtime win at St. Paul Friday night. Keifer Anderson (25) had three points in Hastings and added nine at St. Paul.

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ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Sophomore Josh Shaw drives the lane seeking two of his six points in a tough loss to Hastings St. Cecilia last Thursday, Jan. 9. The Bluehawks downed the Cougars 50-37, but one night later, the Cougars handed the St. Paul Wildcats their third loss of the year with a 46-44 overtime win while on the Wildcats home floor.

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Introducing a one-person book club

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Once per month I’m hoping to write a column focusing on one book I’ve read recently (or in the past, depending on how much time I got in to read a new book). To read more please log in... + continue reading

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UNL Extension hosts Ag Tenant-Landlord Workshop Jan. 15

RITA BRHEL | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

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Jim Jansen, University of Nebraska-Lincoln agricultural systems economist and Extension educator, reviews 2019 cash rent rates across the state with area farmers on Jan. 15, at the fairgrounds in... + continue reading
ON THE JOURNEY: JANUARY

While in Spain, officers toured Clisol Greenhouse in Almeria, known as Europe’s Vegetable Garden.

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CPI partners with Land O’ Lakes to donate to local fire department

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Tom Roemmich, Clay Center Fire Chief, right, receives a check for the fire department from Mark Thieszen, CPI Co-Interim CEO.

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