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Each year a project or two occurs at the Sokol Hall in Wilber to keep the 1926 historic landmark a resource for the community of Wilber. This year one of the projects is the handiwork of a group …

The Saline County preliminary primary election results have been received with multiple notable results. Final official results will be made available online on May 21, after publication. …

Crete couple Jim and Pat Johnson are in the midst of a years-long endeavor to travel to every town in Nebraska and have already crossed Friend off of their list. They have been traveling off and …

An anonymous former student of Mary Ellen Matulka, who retired after 35 years of teaching at Wilber-Clatonia this year, set up an annual $1,000 scholarship in her name. Matulka said she is …

Despite facing challenges with speech, one Wilber-Clatonia eighth-grader shines bright every morning as he leads his peers in one of his favorite things, the Pledge of Allegiance. Wyatt Feighner …

Native resident Kenny Ripa of Wilber was presented with the   April 2024 Saline County Veteran of the Month award at the Saline county commissioners meeting April 30. A 1958 grad of Wilber …

Wilber native Chelsey Myers opened the doors to her new floral shop, Wilber Floral and Company, on April 1. After Victoria’s Garden, which used to be Wilber’s only flower shop, …

Wilber-Clatonia Public Schools will host an open house for its new agriculture building on Friday, April 26, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Retired farmer Lambert Zoubek of Wilber donated all the money …

Pioneer® Athletics announced that Wilber-Clatonia Schools has been selected as a winner of the 2023 Fields of Excellence®Award. As a winner, Wilber-Clatonia Schools will receive a …

Wilber-Clatonia’s Alexa Landeros was one of 53 high school juniors across Nebraska selected to attend the 2024 Attorney General’s Youth Conference at the State Capitol on April 16. …

A murder mystery will play out on the stage at Wilber-Clatonia this weekend, as the senior class presents “The Crimson House Murder.” For some actors, being in front of a crowd is …

Southeast CASA was a little louder than normal on April 9 when it was joined by Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA) for a volunteer training. Although the closest chapter is in Lincoln, members …

Excitement was brewing at Ambition Coffee Company’s grand opening at Hotel Wilber on April 15. Owner Melissa Smith and her two daughters are the baristas, her mom is the cashier and her …

The developer of a carbon-dioxide pipeline and an environmental group have struck a “one-of-a-kind” agreement to ensure “community benefits” from the pipeline as well as …

The Rose Refinery, formerly known as Wilber Massage, is evolving by introducing new services focused on holistic wellness including two sauna options.  “I originally started to offer …

The Saline County jail can house over 100 inmates between federal and state cases, which means a lot of showers. When one of the four water heaters went out again recently, Sheriff Alan Moore looked …

On the morning of their 65th wedding anniversary, a fire destroyed the Waldo Farms home of Max and Tryka Waldo. DeWitt Fire Chief Shawn Weise said the department got a call from a community …

The Nebraska Supreme Court on March 22 affirmed the Saline County District Court ruling in the case of Chuck McKay v. Saline County Clerk Anita Bartels and county commissioners Stephanie Krivohlavek, …

Karpisek’s Market clinched awards for four out of the nine meats it entered in the 85th Annual Nebraska Association of Meat Processors Convention this month at Graduate Lincoln. Owner Russ …

The Wilber Jr. Czech Dancers entertained at the Wilber Czech Kick Off Dance on March 15 as the town will celebrate the 63rd annual Wilber Czech Festival scheduled Aug. 2 – 4. Dancers …

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