Local News
County seal on display
It’s an estimated 340 pounds, four years in the making and to be frank, hard to miss. What is it? The newest feature at the … Read More
Wilber Blood drive results are in
American Red Cross Bloodmobile Coordinator Bobbie Ripa received the results the Nov. 24 bloodmobile held in Wilber at the Sokol Hall. … Read More
Saline Lodge officers named
Saline Center Lodge members held the first meeting of 2021 at the hall on Jan. 4. Saline Center Lodge will have a Hay Auction on Jan. … Read More
PHS working on vaccine distribution
The Public Health Solutions district, which covers Saline, Fillmore, Thayer, Gage and Jefferson counties, is currently working through … Read More
Wilber's 2020: Year in Review
2020 was a crazy year. Do you remember these headlines? Read More
Wilber couple named award winners
Steve and Allison Barnas of Wilber were named the 2020 Zajicek Community Builder award recipients following a Chamber of Commerce … Read More
Former police chief passes
The Saline County Sheriff’s Deputy Department announced Wilber Chief of Police Stephen Sunday passed away Dec. 21 in connection … Read More
Recapping W-C bowling season
The Wilber-Clatonia Unified Bowling season started in October with two athletes – Kane Schultz and Brenna Reichert – and seven … Read More
'Communitree' welcome
Wilber held its "communitree" celebration over the weekend. Read More
Obituaries
James Howard Powers passed away Jan. 12, 2021, at his home in DeWitt with his family at his side. James was born March 16, 1928, to Kenneth and Blanche Powers at their home south of DeWitt near …
Susan Marie (Slama) Johnson, 43, passed away Jan. 7, 2021, at Lakeside Hospital in Omaha.  Susan was born in Friend on July 16, 1977. She attended Evergreen School District 25 from grades …
David Sinn, age 53, of Wilber, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, at the Wilber Care Center. He was born April 21, 1967, in Lincoln, to Rosemary Notaro Walhstrom. He graduated from Beatrice …
Norman E. Fritz, age 84, of Wilber, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020. Norman was born on the family farm on April 1, 1936, to Edward and Rose (Vosika) Fritz in Saline County. He graduated from …
Stephen "Steve" Sunday, 68, of Wilber, (formerly of David City), died Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, at Bryan LGH West in Lincoln. Steve was born April 17, 1952, in Lamar, Colorado, to William and Frances …
Local Sports

Trojans win three golds at Malcolm

When the Syracuse tournament was postponed Jan. 15, the Tri County wrestling team started scrambling to find competition. Malcolm had chosen not to compete at the Schuyler tournament so was …

Wolverine wrestlers see mat success

Wilber-Clatonia’s wrestlers continue to improve as the season progresses. The Wolverines hosted Platteview and Seward in a tournament Jan. 12 and traveled to Arlington Jan. 16. Tuesday was …

Trojans win two over holiday break

Two more games, two more wins for the Tri County boys’ basketball team. The Trojans defeated Diller-Odell 52-35 Dec. 28 and topped JCC 58-39 Jan. 2. Coach Jeremy Siems said he was a …

WCHS back on track after holiday tournament

Wilber-Clatonia was looking forward to some good competition at the holiday classic in Malcolm, Coach Lucas Albrecht said. With Centennial and Oakland-Craig on the horizon, the Wolverines were hoping …
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