More snow and minus degrees forecast

BELOIT – After high wind gust of around 45 miles per hour caused low visibility and blowing snow on Thursday morning, Beloit received two inches of snow. According to the National Weather Service, another 30 percent chance of snow is forecast for Friday with a high near 19 degrees and wind chill values of minus 4 and 6 degrees. Snow accumulations of less than half an inch are possible. A 20 percent chance remains before midnight . 

Sunny skies are forecast for Saturday with a high near 18 degrees. A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight is possible. 

Rain is possible on Sunday before 7 p.m. as temperatures reach 41 degrees. A chance of snow follows with a low around 16 degrees as a 40 percent chance of precipitation is forecast. 

Next weeks outlook is for warmer temperatures ranging from 22 to 30 degrees, Monday through Wednesday

NEWS

Rolling Hills demonstrates electrical safety

  BELOIT – Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative, Inc. held their 16th annual meeting recently at its corporate headquarters, 3075B US Hwy 24, Beloit. May is electrical safety month and so demonstrations were incorporated into the meeting. Rolling Hills also wanted... [More]

Long elected as new speaker of the senate

When freshman Jared Long ran for a senate seat in the Association of Students of the University of Nebraska with the Amplify team, he didn’t expect to become the new speaker of the senate. A double major in journalism and political science, Long planned to represent... [More]

BMA is running short on funds

BELOIT – Even as community members and businesses have responded in recent months to fill the shelves at the Mitchell County Food Pantry, the Beloit Ministerial Alliance worries it will not be able to continue to meet the needs of families in crisis. “Our cash... [More]

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SPORTS

Lady Trojans drop softball double header at Clay Center

CLAY CENTER – The Beloit Lady Trojans saw their season record slip to 2-4 on Tuesday after being swept in double-header action on the road against the Clay Center Lady Tigers. Both teams were strong on the mound on Tuesday, but Clay Center was just a little more effective... [More]

Johnson signs with University of Missouri track

BELOIT – Beloit High School senior, Sydney Johnson, signed a letter of intent with the University of Missouri Track and Field team on Thursday and will suit up as a Lady Tiger during the upcoming season in the fall. This follows after Johnson's impressive Lady Trojan... [More]

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OPINIONS

RFL redirects efforts to Breast Friends Foundation

Dear Editor,  The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life (RFL) event has been an important part of our community over the past several years for our loved ones who have fought cancer as well as a fundraiser for cancer research. Each year our group of volunteers... [More]

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