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Sponsors and participants of the Taiwanese delegation tour, from left, Roger Berry, Nebraska Ethanol Board; Mark Murphy, Flint Hills general manager of ingredients; Michael Lu, US Grains Council; David Cotton, plant manager, Flint Hills Fairmont; Dan Nerud, Chairman, Nebraska Corn Growers’ Association; and Boone McAffee, research director, Nebraska Corn Board.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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FAIRMONT—On Oct. 23, the Flint Hills Resources Fairmont ethanol plant hosted representatives from the U.S. Grains Council, the Nebraska Corn Board, the Nebraska Ethanol Board, the Nebraska... + continue reading
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Operation Christmas Child, under the direction of Samaritan's Purse, brings good news and great joy to children all over the world through simple gifts. Shoe boxes are packed with gifts, school... + continue reading
County thanks veterans for their service Monday

ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

, County thanks veterans for their service Monday

RITA BRHEL | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

, County thanks veterans for their service Monday

TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

County Veterans Day programs were hosted at Harvard, Sandy Creek, and Sutton schools Monday, honoring veterans for their service. ABOVE LEFT: Harvard guest speaker Phil Parker, an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, flips through his speech while talking about the many veterans present saying, “we stand in the midst of patriots.” ABOVE RIGHT: Benjamin Wehrman waves a flag during the Sandy Creek Veterans Day program Monday morning. LEFT: Sutton’s guest speaker Ted Hanger, LTC Nebraska Army National Guard and Commander of the 2nd/134 Cav., uses a pulldown screen to interact with the audience during Sutton’s Veterans Day program Monday, in the public school’s theatre.

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County Veterans Day programs were hosted at Harvard, Sandy Creek, and Sutton schools Monday, honoring veterans for their service. ABOVE LEFT: Harvard guest speaker Phil Parker, an Army veteran who... + continue reading
Edgar veteran reminisces Air Force, co. VSO careers
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It all began with a draft notice for the Korean War. Born and raised in Edgar, Jack Cox had been working for two years at the Hastings Naval Ammunition Depot since his 1950 graduation from Edgar... + continue reading
Brockman to represent Nebraska at 2019 National 4-H Congress

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Jason Brockman shows a couple of younger 4-H’ers techniques during the beef fitting contest at the 2019 Clay County Fair.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
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Jason Brockman, a junior at Sandy Creek High School, has been selected as one of 26 outstanding Nebraska 4-H members to earn the opportunity to represent Nebraska at the National 4-H Congress, in... + continue reading

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11/13/2019
Health insurance was the main topic at the Nov. 7 Sutton Chamber of Commerce meeting at the Sutton Legion. Krista Peeks Dittman and Brian Northup gave a brief overview of how their company, Compro Insurance of Lincoln, assists individuals and business owners apply for health coverage and what options are available. “We’re... + continue reading
11/13/2019
BY ASHLEY D. SWANSON Harvard’s School Board covered a variety of topics during its Monday meeting. Harvard has declared to stay in the six-man football realm, meaning for the next two years, unless enrollment numbers change for boys in nine through 12th grades, Harvard may not be eligible for playoffs. Principal Neil Riley gave an... + continue reading

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Christmas comes early to Edgar

RITA BRHEL | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

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Daniel Laudenklos, dressed as the Grinch, the popular creature of Whoville who strongly dislikes Christmas, looks on as his grandma, Angie Beck of Edgar, hands him a bag of candy during the annual Edgar Trunk or Treat, Oct. 31.     To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. http://etypeservices.com/Clay%... + continue reading
Halloween festivities offer spooky fun

ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

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ABOVE: Groups of dinosaurs, super villains, clowns, and even some princesses move from one vehicle to the next, tricking or treating at Harvard’s Trunk or Treat event Oct. 31. BELOW LEFT: Alannah Turk, dressed as a scarecrow, drinks a juice pouch during the Clay Center Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Halloween event at the fire hall... + continue reading
County Fair auction helps aid NE flood relief efforts

The annual auction is a familiar way to end the Clay County Fair for 4-H’ers and county communities, as seen here as a 4-H participant shows off his cow.

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This past July, on the last day of the Clay County Fair, 4-H members led their market beef, goats, hogs, and sheep around the arena one last time for the 4-H Livestock Auction. The auction gives an opportunity for 4-H and FFA members who showed livestock at each county fair to receive extra premium awarded through the bids by local and area... + continue reading

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Friday, Nov. 8, will be a night that Sutton and Harvard football fans won’t soon forget. The Mustangs erased a 21-8 first half deficit, outscoring the Battle Creek Braves, 36-7, in the second... + continue reading
Houdini act sends Sutton to C-2 semifinals

TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Junior Cade Wiseman (3) breaks between blocks from Brady Peterworth (74), Joe Hinrichs, behind Wiseman, and Tyler Baldwin (80). In the game, Wiseman scored three times and ran wild for 288 yards on 40 carries in the Mustangs 44-28 win over Battle Creek.

, Houdini act sends Sutton to C-2 semifinals

ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Junior Quenton Jones takes off on this kick return in the second quarter of Sutton’s quarterfinal win over Battle Creek.

, Houdini act sends Sutton to C-2 semifinals

TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Senior Cory Carlson (23) had a monster night on defense with eight solo tackles and six assists, as well as two sacks in the Mustangs 16-point win over Battle Creek. Here, Carlson and Joe Hinrichs bring down Braves quarterback Payton Frederick in the third quarter of the win.

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150 points; 21 scores

TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Senior signal caller Noah Okraska rolls through this hole made by David Reazola (20) and Ethan Piper

(15) during Harvard’s six-point win over the Warriors. Okraska had 239 passing yards and 207 rushing yards, as well as 31 receiving yards in the quarterfinal win in Harvard.

, 150 points; 21 scores

TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Senior Ryan Harms (10) sends this Sioux County player flying on one of his 10 tackles in the game. Harms had eight solo stops in the Cardinals’ win. Ben Okraska (4) assists on the play.

, 150 points; 21 scores

ASHLEY D. SWANSON | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Senior David Reazola follows the blocking of junior Ben Okraska on this run during Friday’s 78-72 win over Sioux County. Reazola had 146 yards on the ground and 94 passing yards in the win.

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Sutton routes Yutan

TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Senior Jackson Perrien (1) tore up Yutan on the ground, rushing for 233 yards on 30 carries. Perrien gained plenty of help from his offensive line, including Brady Peterworth (74) and Joe Hinrichs (58), along with fullback Cory Carlson (23).

, Sutton routes Yutan

TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Senior Jacob Haight (84) moves in for one of his two quarterback sacks of Yutan quarterback Brady Timm during Sutton’s opening round 46-7 win over the Chieftains Friday night in Sutton.

, Sutton routes Yutan

TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Junior Cade Wiseman (3) blistered the Chieftains for 153 yards on just nine carries in the Mustangs’ 39-point win in the first round of the Class C-2 state playoffs.

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In the game of football, never say never, In the game of football, never say never
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Friday night’s quarterfinal round for both the Harvard and Sutton football teams were true gut checks. Harvard seemingly had a comfortable lead in the first half, leading, at one point, 32-6... + continue reading

Agriculture

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Clay County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, David Studnicka, announced today that producers who file accurate and timely acreage reports for all crops and land uses, can prevent... + continue reading
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UNL Extension Educator Clay County & Fillmore County

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