Thursday, February 20, 2020
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In the Feb. 19 article, “Harvard Foodmart closes its door,” it was mis-stated that the elevator/co-op requires a co-op card to purchase gas. The elevator takes all forms of payment and a... + continue reading
Hinrichs wins gold

TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS Sutton junior Joe Hinrichs looks to take down Aquinas Catholic’s Nolan Eller during the C-3 District meet Saturday in Oakland. Hinrichs eventually pinned Eller in the 152-pound championships match, winning in a time of 2:44 to take a 34-1 record to the state meet in Omaha this weekend. This will be Hinrichs’ third straight trip to the state meet.

, Hinrichs wins gold

TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS Senior Jarvis Smith will make his second straight trip to the state wrestling meet this weekend after winning this match over Ben McDuffee of Wisner-Pilger, 8-2, in the “heartbreak round” of the C-3 District meet in Oakland. Smith will take a 28-10 record to Omaha after his fourth-place finish in the 285-pound class last weekend.

, Hinrichs wins gold

TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS Joe Hinrichs earned a 5-0 win over Wilber-Clatonia’s Tad Moldenauer in the semifinals of the C-3 152-pound class to advance to the title match, where he would pin Nolan Eller of Aquinas Catholic.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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A pair of returning state qualifiers will take another crack at state meet hardware for the Sutton Mustangs wrestling team, as junior Joe Hinrichs and senior Jarvis Smith will return the CHI Health... + continue reading
Cougars take wins from FC, Eagles, improve to 13-8, Cougars take wins from FC, Eagles, improve to 13-8, Cougars take wins from FC, Eagles, improve to 13-8

MELISSA WHITEFOOT | CLAY COUNTY NEWS Sandy Creek sophomore Micah Biltoft goes in for two of his 10 points in the Cougars’ 49-41 win over Fillmore Central. Biltoft also added nine in a 38-37 win over Milford last week.

, Cougars take wins from FC, Eagles, improve to 13-8, Cougars take wins from FC, Eagles, improve to 13-8
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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The Sandy Creek boys basketball team, coming off of a much needed win over Superior in the consolation bracket of the Southern Nebraska Conference tournament, kept their winning ways intact this past... + continue reading
Medina heads to state with 25-7 record

PHOTO COURTESY BY LYNN McBRIDE OF THE SHELTON CLIPPER | CLAY COUNTY NEWS Harvard senior Oscar Medina will take a 25-7 record to Omaha this weekend after qualifying for state with a third-place finish in the D-3 District meet this past weekend at Southern Valley High School. Medina’s bronze medal in the 120-pound class earned the senior four wins in five matches in district competition.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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Harvard senior Oscar Medina has punched his first-ever ticket to the Nebraska High School state wrestling championships in Omaha, as Medina claimed third-place honors in the D-3 District meet this... + continue reading
SNC regular season wins takes Mustangs to 19-2, SNC regular season wins takes Mustangs to 19-2

ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS Junior Cade Wiseman hits the floor to gain possession of this loose ball during Sutton’s 40-point win over the Panthers Friday night. Wiseman had 12 points, all coming from three-point range to help Sutton improve to 19-2 on the year. Eli Skalka (34) and Tyler Baldwin (42) look on during the play.

, SNC regular season wins takes Mustangs to 19-2, SNC regular season wins takes Mustangs to 19-2

ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS Senior Jacob Haight ties up with a Fillmore Central player during the Mustangs’ 62-22 win over the Panthers last Friday. Haight had 13 points and 10 rebounds in the big win.

, SNC regular season wins takes Mustangs to 19-2
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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The Sutton boys basketball team ran their season record to an impressive 19-2 after winning their 13th and 14th straight games, but keeping their win streak alive didn’t come easy in the first... + continue reading

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02/19/2020
Fiber internet service could soon become a viable reality for Sutton, as Superior iNET, based out of Edgar, is hoping to bring the high speed internet option to Sutton, after going through a few more hurdles, according the Jeff Shuck and Todd Wilson. “The engineering hurdles is completed,” Wilson said. “The next step is... + continue reading
02/12/2020
Members of the Sutton City Council, following a brief discussion about the city’s 2019 audit report from Kyle Overturf of AMGL CPA’s and Advisors, heard from Todd Wilson and Jeff Shuck of Superior iNet. Wilson and Shuck shared some very preliminary reports related to a survey that was sent out by the internet provider, based out of... + continue reading

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Harvard Foodmart closes its doors

ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS Harvard Foodmart is the third county grocery store to close within a four-year time frame in Clay County, following Fairfield (2016) and Clay Center (2018). Sunday, Feb. 16 marked the final day of the foodmart being open.

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On Sunday, Feb. 16, the Harvard Foodmart closed, ending a 32-year run sitting at the corner of N Clay Ave and W Walnut St. This marks the third grocery store to close in Clay County within four years, following Fairfield’s in 2016 and Clay Center’s in 2018. Current owner Kim Mollenberndt helped the former owner build the store up... + continue reading
30th annual PF banquet is Saturday
02/19/2020 - 0 comment(s)
The 30th annual Rainwater Basin Pheasants Forever banquet is set for this Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Sutton Community Center. The banquet, which will feature a large number of live and silent auction items to be bid on throughout the evening will begin at 5:30 p.m., with a social hour, running from 5:30-7 p.m. Dinner is slated to begin at 7 p.m... + continue reading
Warmer weather a nice break for redneck golfers, Warmer weather a nice break for redneck golfers
02/19/2020 - 0 comment(s)
February in Nebraska typically means cold temperatures and a lack of sunshine, but for Sunday’s Redneck Golf Tournament in Deweese, the sun shined bright and the weather reached 55 degrees. The tournament was fun for all ages including those pictured above. At the left: Jean Menke tries her luck at one of the many uniquely-designed holes for... + continue reading

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Cougars take wins from FC, Eagles, improve to 13-8, Cougars take wins from FC, Eagles, improve to 13-8, Cougars take wins from FC, Eagles, improve to 13-8

MELISSA WHITEFOOT | CLAY COUNTY NEWS Sandy Creek sophomore Micah Biltoft goes in for two of his 10 points in the Cougars’ 49-41 win over Fillmore Central. Biltoft also added nine in a 38-37 win over Milford last week.

, Cougars take wins from FC, Eagles, improve to 13-8, Cougars take wins from FC, Eagles, improve to 13-8
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The Sandy Creek boys basketball team, coming off of a much needed win over Superior in the consolation bracket of the Southern Nebraska Conference tournament, kept their winning ways intact this past... + continue reading
Medina heads to state with 25-7 record

PHOTO COURTESY BY LYNN McBRIDE OF THE SHELTON CLIPPER | CLAY COUNTY NEWS Harvard senior Oscar Medina will take a 25-7 record to Omaha this weekend after qualifying for state with a third-place finish in the D-3 District meet this past weekend at Southern Valley High School. Medina’s bronze medal in the 120-pound class earned the senior four wins in five matches in district competition.

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SNC regular season wins takes Mustangs to 19-2, SNC regular season wins takes Mustangs to 19-2

ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS Junior Cade Wiseman hits the floor to gain possession of this loose ball during Sutton’s 40-point win over the Panthers Friday night. Wiseman had 12 points, all coming from three-point range to help Sutton improve to 19-2 on the year. Eli Skalka (34) and Tyler Baldwin (42) look on during the play.

, SNC regular season wins takes Mustangs to 19-2, SNC regular season wins takes Mustangs to 19-2

ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS Senior Jacob Haight ties up with a Fillmore Central player during the Mustangs’ 62-22 win over the Panthers last Friday. Haight had 13 points and 10 rebounds in the big win.

, SNC regular season wins takes Mustangs to 19-2
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Hinrichs wins gold

TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS Sutton junior Joe Hinrichs looks to take down Aquinas Catholic’s Nolan Eller during the C-3 District meet Saturday in Oakland. Hinrichs eventually pinned Eller in the 152-pound championships match, winning in a time of 2:44 to take a 34-1 record to the state meet in Omaha this weekend. This will be Hinrichs’ third straight trip to the state meet.

, Hinrichs wins gold

TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS Senior Jarvis Smith will make his second straight trip to the state wrestling meet this weekend after winning this match over Ben McDuffee of Wisner-Pilger, 8-2, in the “heartbreak round” of the C-3 District meet in Oakland. Smith will take a 28-10 record to Omaha after his fourth-place finish in the 285-pound class last weekend.

, Hinrichs wins gold

TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS Joe Hinrichs earned a 5-0 win over Wilber-Clatonia’s Tad Moldenauer in the semifinals of the C-3 152-pound class to advance to the title match, where he would pin Nolan Eller of Aquinas Catholic.

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A Tweet that spoke volumes, A Tweet that spoke volumes
02/19/2020 - 0 comment(s)
Monday night, following an evening of girls sub-district basketball, I saw a tweet from a good friend of mine that shares the same battles of community newspapering. Willis Mahannah, the editor of... + continue reading

Agriculture

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*Editor’s Note: This is Part 2 of a two part column* The one thing I admired most about Spain and Portugal was the slow pace. For example, they take Sundays very seriously as a day of rest.... + 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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