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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

Trojan boys topple Clay Center / Palen hits for game high 22

CLAY CENTER – The Beloit Trojans took to the road to face the Clay Center Tigers on Tuesday night and came away with the 61-39 win. Things got off to a fairly slow start for both teams, but a Zach Meier basket for Beloit gave them a 5-4 lead near the midpoint of the... [More]

Beloit Lady Trojans fall to state ranked Clay Center

CLAY CENTER – The Beloit Lady Trojans faced their first road test of the season against the 4A Division II No. 3 ranked Clay Center Lady Tigers. It was the first of five road games for Beloit coming off a 69-57 win against 4A state ranked Concordia to open the season... [More]

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NEWS

KSN News to spotlight Catholic Church / MCHS church tour will share history on Sunday

BELOIT – An aerial photograph of the St. John’s Catholic Church has been traveling around the social media for some time now and recently attracted the attention of the KSN TV News station in Wichita.   The photo depicts the St. John’s architectural... [More]

KSN to air Isle of Lights event

WICHITA – The KSN TV News station will highlight the Chautauqua Isle of Lights event on Thursday, Dec. 14 during their  6 p.m. newscast.  After visiting the Catholic Church for a possible January spotlight feature, the crew of Anchorwoman/Reporter Stephanie... [More]

Beloit man arrested on stolen property charge

SALINA – Saline County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jay Arthur Mott, 44 of Beloit,  on Thursday after following an investigation into a stolen pickup found in Bridgeport. According to the Salina Post, Sheriff Roger Soldan said that deputies were dispatched... [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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