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Owens’ Honored by Wrestling Organization

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Terry and Kelley Owens’ life has always been centered around everything Harvard. Giving of time and energy and focused on one thing in common... the many, many students and kids that have walked through their lives. Friday night, June 10, during the 35th Annual Nebraska Scholastic Wrestling Coaches Association Hall of Fame Banquet in Grand Island, the Owens were honored for their on-going efforts over the years.
 
Wed
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Sen. Kuehn Speaks to Sutton Chamber

John Kuehn, Senator of District 38, which includes Clay and six other counties, served as the guest speaker at the Sutton Area Chamber of Commerce meeting Thursday, June 2. His main topics were based around property taxes, budget spending and the Right To Farm Proposal. 

 

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Wed
08
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Can Care-A-Van Assists Bread Box Food Pantry

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From 10 a.m.-4 p.m., the Bread Box board and several volunteers sat in front of the Sutton Community Center for the annual Can Care-A-Van drive. To help raise food for the Bread Box, Sutton’s food pantry, people could donate nonperishable food and/or monetary donations. 

 

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Wed
08
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Make-A-Wish Foundation Gifts Andersen Camper

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On May 15, 2015, a-then 10-year-old Landon Andersen was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma (Bone Cancer). Ewing Sarcoma is a malignant bone tumor that affects children and can occur anytime during childhood and young adulthood. Since then, Andersen and his parents, Jill and Floyd (Andy), have made numerous trips to Children’s Hospital in Omaha for treatments. 

 

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Wed
08
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Relay Aids in Fight Against Cancer

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When it came to this year’s Relay For Life theme—Paint Your World Purple—Clay County accepted the challenge. On Friday, June 3, Relay For Life of Clay County’s Event Leadership Team and a handful of volunteers set to work setting up and putting the final touches on the 2016 Relay at Sutton High School’s Gym. 

 

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Wed
01
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Sandy Creek, L-N Boards Vote to Reunify SCNUD

Following several months of discussion and meetings, the Lawrence-Nelson and Sandy Creek School Districts voted to adopt the newest unified agreement for another eight years at their meeting on Tuesday, May 24. Voting as separate entities, the L-N board voted 5-1 to reunify, with the SC board also voting 5-1 to reunify. L-N’s Board President and SCUD’s Vice-President Lance Williams said he had voted in favor of reunifying and adopting the agreement, which would keep L-N and SC together forano ther eight years. He added that with good leadership of the superintendents and the districts, as a whole, they can continue to provide education opportunities for their students. 

Wed
01
Jun
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Looking at the Other Side of Cancer

When someone is told they have cancer, there is usually more than one party involved—the patient and those who know and love them. Eighteen years ago, Edgar resident Rachael Mitchell was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system, which is part of your immune system; she was 19.    

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01
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Saluting the Fallen on Memorial Day

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Several services throughout the county were held Sunday, May 29, and Monday, May 30, to honor those who fought for the U.S. Above, Art Scheierman and a line of Legionnaires salute fallen soldiers at the Sutton Cemetery. Right, Mike Dunn performs “Taps” to conclude the program at the Harvard Cemetery.  

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01
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Marker Honors Germans From Russia

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Nearly 75 people turned out for a special dedication ceremony at City Park in Sutton, commemorating and honoring the Germans from Russian descendents that settled in the Sutton area nearly 143 years ago. The dedication, hosted by the newly formed Sutton Chapter of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, was done so in memory of former Sutton resident James (Jim) R. Griess, who passed away in March of 2014, according to chapter secretary Dave Maser.

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Nine County Juniors Heading to Boy’s, Girl’s State

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Boys’ and Girls’ State, which is set for June 5-11, are the premier programs for teaching how government works, while developing leadership skills. The program is open to all eligible juniors and, as a participant, students will run for an office, learn public speaking, create and enforce laws and actively participate in all phases of creating and running a working government.
 

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