News

The Wood River Community Centennial Foundation (WRCCF) and a Wood River Vision 20/20 Fitness Center Task Force have joined forces to raise funds as part of the Heartland United Way’s “Go Big Give”

In between bouts of snow and rain over the past few weeks, area producers have begun spring field work and have used every opportunity available to get into the fields.

Nebraska’s May 15 primary election is now less than one month away but there is still plenty of time for voters to research and consider who they will cast a vote for next month.

The Shelton Planning Commission is working actively to update the comprehensive plan for the Village of Shelton.

Sports

With just two gold-medal finishes at the Wood River Invitational track meet Monday, April 16, Centura’s ladies used four seconds, four fourths, and four sixths to carry the load on the way to a thi

Five Wood River events scored in the home Invitational meet Monday, April 16, four of which involved Ty Swanson.

Roughly just a fourth of the 100 points scored by the Centura boys at the Wood River track meet Monday, April 16, came from track events.

With 80 of their 145 points scored at the Ravenna Invitational meet coming from field events, the Centura boys doubled the score on third-place Ravenna and finished 19 behind Axtell’s championship

Lifestyle

Children’s Book Week begins on Monday, April 30, at the Gibbon Public Library and continues through Saturday, May 5, with youth librarian Annie Taylor greeting children and their parents, something

Each day some 140 Wood River Elementary students take to the sidewalk after school to put in a mile run.

Card shower to honor 50th anniversary

The family of Richard “Dick” Mayfield is requesting a card shower in honor of his 90th birthday. Dick was born April 11, 1928. Cards can be sent to PO Box 512, Shelton, NE 68876.

 

Obituaries

Arlene M. Glinsmann, age 82, of Ravenna, died Monday, April 2, 2018, at the Good Samaritan Society in Ravenna.

Helen V. J. Bilslend, age 95, of Shelton, died Monday, April 2, 2018, at her home.

Orylin “Bud” D. Gross, 85, of Gibbon, died Thursday, March 29, 2018, at CHI Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.

Stephen Kenneth Hostetler, age 45, of Boelus, died Sunday, March 25, 2018, at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha.

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