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Sutton’s annual youth wrestling tournament was held Saturday, March 16. Above, Kasen Gimpel of Harvard and Connor Aspegren of Sutton go head-to-head on the mats during one of hundreds of... + continue reading

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Sutton Fire Chief John Schurman, center, presented Jesse Hofmann, left, with the Firefighter of the Year award, while Brett Gibson, right, was honored as the Rookie of the Year during Saturday night’s annual awards banquet for the Sutton Volunteer Fire Department.

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Sutton Fire Chief John Schurman, right, presented Brandon and Melissa Scheidemann with the Business of the Year award Saturday night during the 2019 Sutton VFD annual awards banquet. The Scheideman’s were honored for their support of the department from their business, Clay County Tree Service.

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The Sutton Volunteer Fire Department hosted their annual awards banquet Saturday, March 16 at the Sutton Community Center. Former Sutton Fire Chief Pat Merrick devoted a few moments of time to... + continue reading
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The Sandy Creek Preschool is full to bursting, but there’s still room to growand the school board voted Monday night to let it do just that. The South Central Unified #5 School District... + continue reading

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The family of the late-Leota Griess made a $25,000 challenge donation to the Sutton Community Home Foundation Friday, March15. Pictured from the left is, Bruce Trautman, vice-president of the SCH Foundation, Tory Duncan, president, Sophie Carlson, Ron Griess, Bethany Schmit, director of nursing for the Sutton Community Home, and Kathy Douglas, treasurer of the SCH Foundation.

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The family of Leota Griess, who passed away Feb. 11, 2019, including her husband Ron and daughter Sophie Carlson, made a special donation in memory of Leota to the Sutton Community Home Foundation... + continue reading
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Left: Head Coach Jon Ladehoff talks to his players on the court during the Mustangs tough loss at the hands of the Yutan Chieftains Thursday afternoon at Lincoln Northeast High School.  ... + continue reading

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Sandy Creek’s boys and girls track teams kicked off their 2019 track season this past Friday with a trip to Seward for action at the Concordia University indoor meet. The SC girls garnered sixth place, scoring 26 points, while the boys placed eighth overall with 22 team points. The SC boys junior varsity also gained six points to place... + continue reading
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It was a banner basketball season for the Sutton Mustangs, winners of the David City Holiday tournament, the Southern Nebraska Conference tournament, the C2-2 Sub-District tournament and the C2-3 Sub-State final. Sutton, who finished the season with a 24-3 record, following a 55-45 loss at the hands of eventual state runner-up Yutan in the... + continue reading

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Sutton speech students heading to state are, from left: Victoria Hofmann, Megan Fehr, Jared Switzer, Nate Andres, Ben Andres, and Karis Andres.

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Sandy Creek student Atley Van Emmerik will head to state in Poetry (third at districts), and OID (first at districts). Here, she performs her Poetry selection on self-love.

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Although she didn’t make it to state, first-time speech student Kinzee Derr, of Harvard, earned a sixth-place medal in Humorous Prose during districts at Sandy Creek Monday.

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District speech proved successful for Clay County speech students, with several earning medals and 12 heading to state March 21 and 22, at the University of Nebraska-Kearney, in seven events. Hosting their district meet Monday was Sandy Creek, where Harvard also competed. The Cougar clan saw six students earn district champion medals in three... + continue reading

TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Above: The Sutton student body gets into the action during the Mustangs battle with Yutan. The “whiteout” condition seemingly fit the day, as snowfall in the overnight hours Wednesday night into Thursday morning left a blanket of snow in Sutton and Lincoln. At the right: Kyle Baumert has the look of determination during the fourth quarter of Sutton’s opening round loss to the Chieftains in the Class C-2 tournament. Baumert ended the game with seven points to close out his high school career.

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TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Quenton Jones takes off down court early in the Mustangs first-round loss to Yutan. Sutton struggled early with their offensive production in the 55-45 loss to the Chieftains at Lincoln Northeast. Moving up the court with Jones is Seth George,

(23) and Garrett Nuss.

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TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Senior Seth George goes in for two of his 11 points, which led the Mustangs against Yutan Thursday afternoon at Lincoln Northeast High School. Looking on, to the left of George, is senior Kyle Baumert who added seven tallies to the cause. The 10-point loss to the Chieftains ended the Mustangs season at 24-3.

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Coming off a thrilling 47-45 win over Centura in the C2-3 District Final Feb. 25, the Sutton Mustangs had big plans for their next step, the Class C-2 state tournament, but in an unlikely way, Sutton’s opening round game against the Yutan Chieftains would start off on an ice cold streak, which left the Mustangs in catch-up mode throughout... + continue reading
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LINCOLN–The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will consider 2019 waterfowl hunting season recommendations at its March 15 meeting in Nebraska City. The meeting begins at 8 a.m. in the Terrace Room of Lied Lodge and Conference Center, 2700 Sylvan Road. A public hearing is scheduled at the meeting for the waterfowl recommendations. The... + continue reading

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TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

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Sutton’s annual youth wrestling tournament was held Saturday, March 16. Above, Kasen Gimpel of Harvard and Connor Aspegren of Sutton go head-to-head on the mats during one of hundreds of... + continue reading

TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Above: The Sutton student body gets into the action during the Mustangs battle with Yutan. The “whiteout” condition seemingly fit the day, as snowfall in the overnight hours Wednesday night into Thursday morning left a blanket of snow in Sutton and Lincoln. At the right: Kyle Baumert has the look of determination during the fourth quarter of Sutton’s opening round loss to the Chieftains in the Class C-2 tournament. Baumert ended the game with seven points to close out his high school career.

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TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Quenton Jones takes off down court early in the Mustangs first-round loss to Yutan. Sutton struggled early with their offensive production in the 55-45 loss to the Chieftains at Lincoln Northeast. Moving up the court with Jones is Seth George,

(23) and Garrett Nuss.

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TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Senior Seth George goes in for two of his 11 points, which led the Mustangs against Yutan Thursday afternoon at Lincoln Northeast High School. Looking on, to the left of George, is senior Kyle Baumert who added seven tallies to the cause. The 10-point loss to the Chieftains ended the Mustangs season at 24-3.

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Hello Neighbor, This past week has seen extreme weather all across our state, from blizzards in the west to flooding in the east. I am thankful for our first responders who are working tirelessly... + continue reading

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OMAHA–The Aksarben Foundation, along with Nebraska Farm Bureau and the Nebraska Association of Fair Managers, announces that applications for the Nebraska Pioneer Farm and Nebraska Heritage... + continue reading

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Rod Stolcpart, president of the Nebraska Weed Control Association, right, presents Bruce Rumsey with a certificate for serving 15 years as the Clay County Weed Superintendent, during the annual weed control conference in Nebraska City.

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