Local News

Three youth receive CASA volunteers

At the end of last year, the Crete News, Wilber Republican and Friend Sentinel published an article stating that Saline County had zero Court Appointed Special Advocates. Since then, three …

Art projects earn honors for TC artists

Two Tri County artists earned top-three honors in the Pioneer Conference art competition recently. Ella Clark placed second in Best Tonal Drawing, and Meila Gronemeyer was third in Best Acrylic …

A timeless gift

A clock that lived through one of Wilber’s oldest historical events will soon be on display at the Saline County Courthouse. Joe Vosoba, a former Nebraska state senator and attorney, is …
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Local Sports
Wilber-Clatonia's Jordan Marsh looks for an opening against Brady Hochstein of Hartington Cedar Catholic in their district championship match Feb. 10,

Six to represent Wolverines at state

Four district champions. Six state qualifiers. A third-place team finish. All in all, the District C2 tournament was a good day for Wilber-Clatonia wrestling. “We had four champions. …

WC wrestlers compete at state duals

Wilber-Clatonia wrestling was back at the state duals Feb. 3, but the Wolverines ran into tough competition in their two duals. “I felt we matched up well. We are good, we are just not …

Wolverine wrestlers qualify for state duals

A busy week for the Wilber-Clatonia wrestlers finished with the Wolverines as the No. 2 seed in the Class C state wrestling duals and saw another wrestler reach 100 career wins. “I think …

Trojans hold off Panthers for victory

The Tri County girls’ basketball team held a 22-18 halftime lead Jan. 19 and held on to beat Fillmore Central 44-41. Coach Koner Hogue said Fillmore Central plays a tough schedule and is …
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Tri County's Meila Gronemeyer, left, and Aubrey Siems battle a Fillmore Central player for a loose ball.
Tri County's Meila Gronemeyer, left, and Aubrey Siems battle a Fillmore Central player for a loose ball.
Tri County's Meila Gronemeyer, left, and Aubrey Siems battle a Fillmore Central player for a loose ball.
Tri County's Meila Gronemeyer, left, and Aubrey Siems battle a Fillmore Central player for a loose ball.
Tri County's Meila Gronemeyer, left, and Aubrey Siems battle a Fillmore Central player for a loose ball.
Celebrations
Birthdays
Ruth Jensby of Wilber will celebrate her 90th birthday this week. She was born Feb. 25, 1934, in Omaha. Her family members include her daughter, Allison, and Steve Barnas; six …
Gerald Sehnert of Dorchester will celebrate his 90th birthday this month He was born Feb. 18, 1934, in Dorchester. His family members include his wife, Geraldine (Rezac); sons, Craig (Lori) …
Births
Heston Jon Fritz was born to Jeremy Jon Fritz and Ashley Ziegler, of Wilber on May 30, 2023. He was born at Bryan Hospital in Lincoln and was 10 lbs, 8 oz. Grandparents are Daniel Jon and Cindy …
Isaiah Francis Placek was born Feb. 23, 2023, to Keith and Kristine (Wassinger) Placek of Eagle. Isaiah weighed 7 lbs., 4 oz., and was 20 1/2” long. Grandparents are Richard and the …
Anniversaries
Harold and Becky Brown of Friend will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary this week. They were married Dec. 29, 1963, in Edgar. Their family members include daughter, Tressa and Bill …
Jerry and Marge Kalkwarf of Wilber will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Nov. 9. They were married in Wilber at the Catholic Church. They have four sons. To help them …
Weddings
Amanda Pohlman of Omaha and Grant Biggs of Seward were married Aug. 26 at Christ The King Catholic Church in Omaha. The bride’s parents are Brent and Michele Pohlman of Omaha and the …
Engagements
Heidi Weber and Josh Johnson, both of Seward, are to be married June 10 at St. John Lutheran Church in Seward. The bride’s parents are Jim and Connie Weber of Seward and parents of the …
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