News

The community of Wood River was very generous in supporting the Stick Creek Kids on Go Big Give Day, Thursday, May 2. On that day $17,711.35 was raised.

Residents of Gibbon began voluntary evacuations Tuesday night and Wednesday as flood waters from the Wood River rose over its banks once again this year.

Union Pacific’s iconic steam locomotive Big Boy No.

Nathan Burnett, a 2019 graduate of Wood River Rural High School, has earned a position on the Nebraska State National High School Rodeo Team and will be traveling with teammates to Rock Springs, Wy

Sports

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

The DCB Seniors turned a hectic schedule of five games in nine days into a favorable experience by winning four of those outings, one of which was a 10-inning marathon.

On the Shelton field Saturday, June 22, the Shelton/ Gibbon Legion Juniors allowed their guests two runs in the third inning, but shut them down in the other six on their way to the 8-2 win over Au

Lifestyle

The engagement of Brook Boucher and Tannor Mroczek is being announced by the couples’ parents, Aub and Lisa Boucher, of Wood River, and Gary and Deb Mroczek, of Gothenburg.

The Shelton United Methodist Church will be celebrating 50 years in the current church building this Sunday, June 30. In November, 1967, the church building was destroyed by fire.

The family of Larry and Beverly Nagorski are requesting a card shower in honor of the couple’s 50th wedding anniversary. They were married June 20, 1969, in Arcadia.

Grant and Lexie (Brandt) Wiseman of Shelton would like to announce the birth of their son, Asher Jim, on April 16. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

Obituaries

Charles Wilcox, age 97, passed away on Friday, June 28, 2019, at Memorial Community Care in Aurora.

Eleanor Mary Vize, age 93, of Dubuque, Iowa, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Joni Brandt, age 53, of Minden, passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at her home. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the family for future designation.

Charles Wilcox, age 97, passed away on Friday, June 28, 2019, at Memorial Community Care in Aurora.

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