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Foreign Contingent Visits

The Nebraska Soybean Board brought a group of foreign ag producers to the Ron Pavelka and Bill Nejezchleb farms in southern  lay County Monday afternoon in an  effort to educate the visitors as to the raisingof a strong soybean crop, as well as familiarize the contingent with the equipment used by row crop producers in the United States. The visiting group to the two Clay County farms came from Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Indonesia, Japan and the Philippines. Most of the contingent were buyers of beans on the foreign market, as well as mill crushers in their respective home countries  
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Visitors from Sri Lanka

Visitors from Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Indonesia, Japan and the Philippines, through a tour with the Nebraska Soybean Board, made a stop at the Ron Pavelka farm to see equipment that is used by Nebraska row crop producers during the planting and harvest seasons. -  

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Back To School They Go...

Brenda Searle serves ice cream during the Sandy Creek elementary’s  back-to-school event held Thursday, August 13. -CCN Photo by Jeana Lipovsky  

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Edgar Tractor Pull is Saturday

The “Pulling For Landon” Tractor Pull in Edgar is set for Saturday, Aug. 22. The tractor pull will begin at noon and is in support of Landon Andersen, who is fighting Ewings Sarcoma (bone cancer). Andersen, 10, the son of Andy and Jill Andersen, was diagnosed over a year ago with Ewings Sarcoma—a cancerous tumor that grows in the bones or tissue around the bones, often in thelegs, pelvis, ribs, arms or spine. This causes a lot of pain. He currently resides in Edgar with his parents and two older siblings. Andersen makes frequent trips to the Children’s Hospital in Omaha for treatments, which is a four-hour round trip. The tractor pull, originally set for July 24, was postponed due to heavy rainfall. It is being sponsored by the Edgar Lions Club.   
Wed
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Fairfield’s Triple F Festival Has Full Schedule Saturday

Fairfield’s big weekend is here, with a full-day schedule set for Triple F on Saturday. The Fairfield Public Library will be hosting its annual Pancake Feed from 8-10:30 a.m. at the Fairfield Auditorium. This is a fundraiser to help fix the library’s windows. At 8 a.m., there will also be a sand volleyball tournament, as well as registration for the Color Run 5K. Spots are still open for the Sand Volleyball Tournament. Those interested in playing can register up to the day of, but need to make sure they are there early in order to fill out forms and begin the tournament promptly at 8 a.m.
 
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Benefit for Landon Andersen set for Sunday Evening

On May 17, 2015, 10-year-old Landon Andersen was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma (Bone Cancer). Since then, Landon and his parents, Jill and Floyd (Andy), have made weekly trips to Omaha for his treatment. Ewing Sarcoma is a malignant bone tumor that affects children and can occur anytime during childhood and young adulthood.  Usually, it develops during puberty when bones are growing rapidly. This type of cancer is 10 times more common in Caucasian children.
 
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SPS Sports Complex, Bus Barn Nears Completion

Sutton Public Schools’ exterior facilities have taken on a completely different look over the past two summers in preparation for the unveiling of a new sports complex and bus barn. For as long as many Suttonites can remember, the Mustangs football team has played their home games at Legion Field in the south part of Sutton. This year, however, Sutton Public Schools will christen their new complex when they take on the Wood River Eagles Aug. 28, to open the 2015 grid season.
 
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Friesen Earns 13 & Under 2014 All-Around Title

Four a.m.—jump out of bed, throw on your clothes, brush your teeth and try not to forget your deodorant. 4:30 a.m.—meet at the truck in the hotel parking lot and head for the show grounds. 4:45 a.m.—grain and hay your horse. Remember not to forget her special supplements on her grain and clean her stall while she finishes her breakfast. 5 a.m.—Carefully wrap your horse’s legs with polo wraps and bell boots after picking out her feet and head for the show pen to longe her. 5:30 a.m.—After a good workout, remove leg wraps, grab wash bucket and take your horse to the wash rack to scrub the dirt of her socks, spray the morning’s sweat off her body and wash and condition her mane and tail.
 
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Allegro Wolf Academy Creates Unforgettable Experience

The sounds of music, laughter, singing and feet jumping on stage could be heard well before a person reached the door of the Allegro Wolf Arts Center in Sutton. That cheerful sound intensified once through the door. Walking down the aisle one would find bookbags, pillows, blankets, instruments and booklets spread across the pews.
 
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David’s New Wheels...

David Johnson of Clay Center was presented a new bike for his 60th birthday party on Friday, July 31. The bike was donated to him by a number of groups and individuals.
 

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