Local school's welcome new teachers

Local schools are in their first full week, starting with some new faces, front and center of the classrooms. Beloit Jr./Sr. High School welcomes nine new teachers and St. John's Catholic schools add five.  Introductions at BJSHS include, Garry Lowry, Barbara Hubert,... [More]

Stolen vehicle chase ends up a rollover

  DOWNS – A vehicle theft which occurred around 5:45 p.m. on Monday in Osborne County resulted in a high speed chase, eventually a rollover accident and the arrest of Jennifer Shettleroe, 32 from Florida. The theft took place just four miles north of Smith County... [More]

A tough year for agriculture

BELOIT – Record crops, low commodity prices and stalled trade negotiations bode for a difficult time for Kansas farmers and ranchers. That was the belief of Jeff Grossenbacher, Kansas Farm Bureau Vice-President who farms in Nemaha County in northeastern Kansas. Grossenbacher... [More]

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Beloit cross country off to a good start

BELOIT – The Beloit Junior and Senior High Cross Country teams have been busy during the months of July and August with athletes completing early morning practices and participating in several road races and triathlons. The Superior, Neb., Firecracker Run was a fun... [More]

Severance earns five gold medals

  KEARNEY, Neb. – Bob Severance of Beloit won five gold medals in different swimming events during the Annual Nebraska Senior Games on Aug. 4-7. The event is for seniors ages 50 and older and are divided into age groups of four years up to the top group of 90-94... [More]

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Op-ed: Unpacking the events at Mizzou

  You may have heard there is a lot going on at the University of Missouri-Columbia these days. Racial incidents and the university’s response, or lack thereof, to them have caused tensions to reach a peak. A graduate student, Jonathon Butler, started a hunger... [More]

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