Wood River Vision 20/20 and Stick Creek Kids are excited to announce Nebraska Football Coach Scott Frost will be coming back to his hometown of Wood River!

Change has come to Gibbon City Hall after the recent retirement of long-time city clerk Vickie Power.

This Saturday, February 16, is the date set for the annual Wood River Volunteer Fire Department Dance to be held at Babel’s Barn. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the show begins at 8:00 p.m.

The Board of Directors of the Shelton Athletic Hall of Fame (SAHOF), now in its eighth year, and the Shelton Baseball Hall of Fame, in its seventh year, is accepting nominations for the 2019 hall o


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Shelton’s Bulldogs clung to a tenuous lead on their home floor Thursday, February 7, and got by with the 51-48 win over the Gibbon Buffaloes.

The Gibbon FBLA Chapter held its FBLA Week from February 5 to 9.

The Wood River girls basketball team breezed through the 2019 LouPlatte Conference Tournament, defeating Centura 49-20 and Ord 53-40 to reach the final.


The family of Marvin Wiseman is requesting a card shower in honor of his 90th birthday on February 17. Cards can be sent to: 14707 West Guenther Rd., Wood River, NE 68883.


The family of Gary Wiese would like to thank family and friends for all the prayers, cards, phone calls, food, memorials, and flowers.

The family of John and Maryann Webster are requesting a card shower in honor of the couple’s 60th wedding anniversary on February 7.

A big hug and thank you for all the cards and wishes for my birthday.

Thank you to my family. They are the greatest.

You are all so special.



Jean M. Criss, age 86, of Gibbon, passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2019, at CHI Health-Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m.

Hastings resident Gary E. Campbell, age 82, passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at his home.

Donald O. Franks, age 79, of Kearney, passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2019, at Mt. Carmel Home in Kearney. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m.

Zenon M. Rivera, Jr., age 87, of Grand Island, passed away at home, on Friday, January 18, 2019. Private family committal services at Shelton Cemetery, Shelton.

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