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Commissioners discuss bylaw status
The Saline County Commissioners named its February veteran of the month and discussed planning and zoning bylaws during its Feb. 16 … Read More
All in for all students
National School Counseling Week is sponsored by the American School Counselor Association and will be celebrated from Feb. 1-5 to … Read More
Tri County students compete at districts
Twenty-six students enrolled in Agriculture Education classes at Tri County High School competed in five team events and five … Read More
Quilter displays works at Wilber library
You could say Deanna Faimon has quite the nimble fingers. Faimon, who has been quilting for 25 years and was taught to sew by her … Read More
Commissioners honor veteran, talk COVID vaccine
The Saline County Board of Commissioners heard an update from emergency manager John McKee and Public Health Solutions director Kim … Read More
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

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Obituaries
Hulda Louise Anna (Vorderstrasse) Scheiding, 96, was born Aug. 22, 1924, and died Feb. 21, 2021, at Wilber Care Center. She was raised at Plymouth and then was a resident of Blue Hill. Survivors …
Gregory O. Blanchard, 62, of O Fallon, Illinois, was born Feb. 26, 1958, in Lincoln, and passed away Jan. 23, 2021, at his residence in O Fallon. Survivors include his brother, Samuel Blanchard, of …
Doris Jean Kohout age 90, was born on a farm five miles northeast of Wilber on June 11, 1930, to Edward and Blanche (Koci) Hronik and passed away Feb. 16, 2021, at the Wilber Care Center. Her …
Carolyn Huntley, 75, of Wilber, passed away Feb. 8, 2021, in Lincoln. She was born Feb. 15, 1945, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Ella Hickey. Memorial contributions are suggested in care of the family. A …
Lyle Ray Beauvais was born Sept. 29, 1954, in Van Buren, Arkansas, to Roy Oscar Beauvais and Mattie Marie McEwen Beauvais. He joined two older brothers, Jack and Ted. He passed away Feb. 6, 2021, at …
Local Sports

Wolverines win three state wrestling medals

Overall, the Class C state wrestling tournament Feb. 19 and 20 went well for Wilber-Clatonia. Four wrestlers competed, and three brought home medals. Pedro Hernandez led the team with a …

Medal highlights Trojans' state tournament

Three wrestlers, one medal. Not bad for the Tri County Trojans, Coach Jerod Spahr said. “Class C was a tough class. We’re really happy with how we did,” he said. Brandon …

Three Trojans move on

Six Tri County wrestlers started the day with dreams of making it to state. Three saw that dream realized Feb. 13. Brandon Beeson was the district champion at 195 pounds. Zaid Martinez finished as …

WCHS ends season in subdistricts

The Wilber-Clatonia girls’ basketball team came up short in two games last week, falling to Sutton 52-21 Feb. 9 and to David City 40-18 Feb. 12. Sutton is one of the top teams in the state, …
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