Sandy Creek, Sutton Connect the Dots for future career possibilities

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Students line up at various tables to talk to potential employers during the Connect the Dots: Career Exploration Day at Central Community College-Hastings Oct. 10.

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About 200 students from seven different schools, including Sandy Creek and Sutton, attended the Connect the Dots: Career Exploration Day event at Central Community College-Hastings, where they were... + continue reading
Co. Board hears zoning report on solar power
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Clay County Zoning Administrator Barb Barnett has been researching zoning regulations regarding solar for the past two years. This week, she presented her findings to the Clay County Board of... + continue reading
Harvard Council approves street design services

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Gabriel joins

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Christhian Gabriel was hired and officially started Oct. 7 as a full-time officer for the City of Harvard. Gabriel, who grew up in and graduated from Harvard, is in his first year as an officer, taking his first police position with the Clay County Sheriff’s Department in March. Harvard Mayor Chad Williamson said he’s excited Gabriel has joined the department. Gabriel will be working alongside Police Chief Wayne Alley.

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Harvard City Council members approved to move forward with a street paving design and bid phase services from Olsson Inc. during its Oct. 8 meeting. The lump sum fee for the street paving design... + continue reading
CTE program topic of coffee, conversations

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The Daktronics Vision Board shows a public announcement about sportsmanship prior to a Sutton volleyball match. The board is completely run by students.

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Sutton Public School’s CTE program has flourished and is continually expanding and improving, heading into its eighth year. Thursday, Oct. 3, Secondary Principal Brandy Thompson and Business... + continue reading
Stimulating the mind

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Kindermusik instructor Michelle Schmer drapes a scarf over Aiden Schliep and Jacquelynn Rapp during a class Monday evening in Sutton.

, Stimulating the mind

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A Kindermusik class begins Monday evening in the basement of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Here, Schmer, moms, and children, start the class with hellos to each student.

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Sounds of chattering and instrumental clicks can be heard well before reaching the door to the classroom. Once inside the room, toddlers are seen walking from place to place, from mom to mom, and... + continue reading

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After a scoring threat early in the first quarter by the Sandy Creek Cougars, following a quick 8-0 lead by the Sutton Mustangs, that left Sandy Creek just short of answering the Mustangs’ opening kickoff, Sutton ran past the Cougars in a C2-5 district clash in Sutton this past Friday night. Sutton used a 22-0 first quarter run and an 18-... + continue reading
10/16/2019
The Sutton Fillies bounced back in a strong way following an early week loss to state ranked Thayer Central, as the Fillies surpassed their win total from a year ago, improving to 10-11 with a pair of three-set wins over David City and Fairbury at home Thursday, Oct. 10. David City earned a first set win over the Fillies to open the triangular... + continue reading

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Health director warns of vaping dangers, offers help with policies
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Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced 805 cases of lung injury reported in people with a history of e-cigarette product use or vaping. The cases come from 46 states and one U.S. territory. Seventeen deaths were confirmed in more than 10 states. The CDC also gave summary information about 373 of these cases... + continue reading
Harvard, SC among over 200 entries in Harvest of Harmony parade

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, Harvard, SC among over 200 entries in Harvest of Harmony parade
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Harvard and Sandy Creek marched in Saturday’s Harvest of Harmony parade, in Grand Island. Harvard, pictured above, earned third place in Class D, following Heartland Community School (first), and McCool Junction Public School (second). Osmond High School earned fourth place behind HPS. Pictured here, both schools head south on Eddy Street... + continue reading
Point proven

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Senior David Reazola (20) chewed up 123 yards on the ground during the Cardinals’ crushing 60-14 win over previously unbeaten Heartland Lutheran last Friday afternoon. Blocking on the play for Reazola is Noah Okraska (3), Ryan Harms (10) and Phoenix Sadd (7). The top ranked Cardinals ran their season record to 6-0 with the 46-point win.

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Senior Noah Okraska ran for 63 yards and passed for another 62 yards in the Cardinals big win over the Red Hornets. Okraska also led Harvard’s tackle charts with 12 total stops.

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The Harvard Cardinals, the top ranked football team in 6-Man football in the state of Nebraska, proved their worthiness of having that ranking Friday, Oct. 4, as the high flying Cardinals scored the game’s first 36 points to take down previously unbeaten Heartland Lutheran of Grand Island, 60-14, in an afternoon matinee on the Cardinals... + continue reading

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Mustangs outrun Cougars

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Mustang senior running back Jackson Perrien chews up part of his 150 total rushing yards on this play while surrounded by a host of Sandy Creek players during Sutton’s 52-7 win over the Cougars Friday. Pictured for the Cougars is Connor Crumblis (7), Jon Mueller (58), Hunter Steinback (29), Sam Rempe (57) and Sam VonSpreckelsen.

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After a scoring threat early in the first quarter by the Sandy Creek Cougars, following a quick 8-0 lead by the Sutton Mustangs, that left Sandy Creek just short of answering the Mustangs’... + continue reading
Sutton volleyball downs David City, Fairbury in triangular action

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Junior Dayvie Perrien passes this volleyball during the Fillies three-set win over David City Thursday, Oct. 10, as sophomore Reagan Vavricek moves toward the net.

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A busy stretch, honoring a mentor

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Sometimes it just feels that time passes by so quickly. As is the case of the 2019 fall activities season for our area schools. This week will mark what I often times consider as the busy run of the... + continue reading

Agriculture

ON THE JOURNEY: JULY - SEPTEMBER

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Nebraska FFA State Officers pose for a group photo while on a trip to Washington D.C. Pictured from left are: Weston Svoboda, Kooper Jelinek, Faith Santana, Megan Fehr, Savannah Gerlach, Luke Krabel, and Sam Wilkens.

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Over the past 117 days as a Nebraska State FFA Officer, since my last column, I’ve been busier than ever before. I have been challenged, been pushed out of my comfort zone, and have been a... + continue reading
Building consumer confidence in ag through our youth

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This year 183 fourth graders from Fillmore Central, Shickley, Bruning-Davenport, Superior, Thayer Central, Sutton Christian, Sutton Public and Meridian schools participated in Ag Venture Day. A new session was on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles which Kylie Kinley, Thayer/Nuckolls Extension Educator taught.

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