News

After many years of changes, updates and merges, the Clipper will be increasing the subscription rate for delivery of the newspaper.

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The 50th edition of the Gibbon Tractor Pull drew a large crowd of over 1,000 to the west edge of Gibbon on a hot, humid evening on Friday, August 9.

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Members of the Shelton High School FFA (Future Farmers of America) have a newly constructed greenhouse this school year.

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Two new staff members will be added to the staff of Gibbon Public School for the 2019-20 school year, Daniel Gibbs and Steve Yockey.

Sports

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DCB’s (Dannebrog/Cairo/ Boelus) Legion Seniors swept their way to a championship in the state tournament held at Syracuse last week, winning all five games played.

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It came down to a battle between Clipper Country’s Shelton/Gibbon and DCB Legion Junior teams for the championship of the Area 6 Class C District Baseball Tournament at Gibbon Tuesday, July 16.

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Wood River, DCB, and Shelton/Gibbon were the final three of the five teams of the Class C Legion Juniors District Six Tournament staged at Gibbon last week.

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The Gibbon Red Kid Pitch baseball team placed second in a recent tournament which finished up on June 28.

Lifestyle

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The children of Larry and Marilyn Jensen would like to recognize their parent’s 50th wedding anniversary on August 19, 2019.

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The family of Marlene Kriha is requesting a card shower in honor of her 80th birthday on August 16. Cards may be sent to: P.O. Box 249, Gibbon, NE 68840.

 

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The family of Joe and Dorothy Hehner are requesting a card shower in honor of the couple’s 55th wedding anniversary. Joe and Dorothy were married August 8, 1964.

The family of Joni Brandt will be hosting an open house memorial celebration at the Gibbon Baptist Church on Saturday, July 27, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Obituaries

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Nancy J. Widdowson, age 66, of Gibbon, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, surrounded by her husband, children, and grandchildren.

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Dennis V. Wells, age 55, of rural Cairo, died Wednesday, August 7, 2019 as the result of a car accident due to a downed tree.

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Mayme P. Appel, age 83, of Grand Island, died Monday, August 5, 2019, at University of Nebraska Medical Center, in Omaha.

Betty J. Thompson, age 89, of Wood River, died August 10, 2019, at CHI St. Francis. Memorial service will be 11:00 a.m.

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