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St. John's Catholic High School senior, David Lutgen,  signed his National Letter of Intent on Monday to compete as a long distance runner as a Kansas State University cross country and track team Wildcat. Lutgen was the individual 2017 Class 1A State Cross Country Champion for the Blujays with a time of 16:22.30. He was last years State Runner-up and placed fourth in his first year as a sophomore for the St. John's team in their third year running cross country.  Left: Shown is front row, from left to right: Debbie Lutgen (Mom ), Amy Lutgen (Sister), David Lutgen and Dennis Lutgen (Dad). Back row includes Leon Lutgen (Grandpa), Joan Lutgen (Grandma) and St. John's Cross Country Coach Ben Letourneau.

SPORTS

St. John's track teams place in top three

MANKATO – The St. John's track teams traveled to Mankato to participate in the Rock Hills Grizzly Invitational on Friday, May 4.   The Blujay boys finished in second place with 88 points in a meet that saw 15 schools in attendance, while the Lady Jays finished in... [More]

Beloit Trojan track earn top two team wins / Johnson breaks shot and discus records

BELOIT – The Beloit Trojan track teams traveled to Russell for the annual Russell Relays on Friday, May 4.  This is a very competitive meet with the field made up Beloit, Hoisington, Minneapolis, Phillipsburg, Russell, Scott City, Salina-Sacred Heart, Larned, and... [More]

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NEWS

Commissioners receive OCCK and SVT updates

BELOIT – The Mitchell County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, May 7. All Commissioners were present along with County Clerk Chris Treaster. Regular attendees including Beloit City Manager Jason Rabe and Solomon Valley Economic Development Director Heather... [More]

Foreign exchange of friendships

Friendships come and go but with Margaret Moore, her overseas relationship has flourished over the years through the AFS foreign exchange program.  Margaret and her late husband, Jim, sponsored Juliette Vroom from Amsterdam (the capital of the Netherlands) through the... [More]

SVT to celebrate National Transportation Week

BELOIT — Solomon Valley Transportation (SVT) has announced a celebratory week of events for the National Transportation Week of May 14-18.  The SVT organizations in the three-county service area of Jewell, Mitchell and Osborne will hold various activities to promote... [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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