NEWS

City approves BCBS insurance bid

BELOIT – The Beloit City Council met on Tuesday evening, July 18. Councilman Raymond Pontow was absent. Approval was given by the council on a bid of $917,500 from Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Kansas for their employee health insurance for next fiscal year. The city... [More]

A window into the past

  History presents an established record of past events, whether it be military, agricultural, medical or otherwise, and is expressed through documentations, photographs or artifacts. This is the kind of history the Mitchell County Historical Society (MCHS) are so passionate... [More]

County budget marks large insurance increase

BELOIT – The Mitchell County Commissioners met on Monday, July 17 at the courthouse in Beloit. The bulk of the extended meeting consisted of budget preparation for fiscal year 2018. – Director of Public Works Dale Housh presented letters which required the commissioner’s... [More]

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SPORTS

Diamond Jaxx finish at State

  CONCORDIA –   The Diamond Jaxx faced District 1 Champions Concordia American Legion on Tuesday as they advanced in the State Competition.  The Diamond Jaxx ended their season as District 1 Runners-Up with a 8-7 loss against Concordia and finished... [More]

Beloit Royals advance in Legion Zone Tournament

NORTON – The Beloit American Legion Post 57 Royals opened Zone Tournament play in Norton on a hot Sunday afternoon. They jumped out to a big lead in the second inning and breezed their way into the semifinal round to face Concordia. After a scoreless inning and a half,... [More]

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OPINIONS

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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