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Park entrance for CFFL gets face lift

The rock is finished and installed at the entrance of the park with landscaping that will be completed next spring. (Photos/Submitted) Adie Stadem | Staff Intern The Crooks Flag Football League (CFFL) continues to grow and with that growth comes more changes and...

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Running to help others

Turkey Trot in Baltic set to help food bank Sara Stadem | Editor It’s the time of year for giving and the Baltic Area Runners Club (BARC) will be holding their second annual Turkey Trot in hopes to help bring in donations for the Baltic Food Bank.The Turkey Trot was...

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Tri-Valley takes the stage for their fall play

The Tri-Valley Mustangs performed A Most Lamentable & Excruciating Romeo and Juliet for their fall play. (Photo/Submitted) Sara Stadem | Editor With 18 years of directing plays under her belt, Tri-Valley English teacher Mrs. Gaye Beaner directed her 29th play on...

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Tri-Valley holds choir concert

Abby Mitchell | Staff Intern On Tuesday, October 25, Tri-Valley hosted its annual Fall Choir Concert, featuring grades 6-12. Performing at the concert that night were all four of Tri-Valley’s choirs: 6th-Grade Chorus, 7/8th-Grade Chorus, High School Mixed Chorus, and...

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Schools show their appreciation for Veterans

The West Central Middle School held a Veterans Day program to honor those that have served our country. (Photo/Sara Stadem) Sara Stadem | Editor The West Central and Tri-Valley School Districts took time out of their week to show respect and appreciation for those...

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West Central High School SOTM

October Students of the Month (Photo/Submitted) Sara Stadem | Editor Each month throughout the school year, the teachers of the West Central High School nominate and vote for a Student of the Month (SOTM), with two students being selected from each grade.A new...

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8th grade October Student of the Month for WC Middle School

Sara Stadem | Editor West Central middle school teachers, grades 6-8, get to select students they see showing outstanding character throughout the month. Teachers watch for things such as high-quality work, putting in extra effort, working well with others and...

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Marching band finishes season with indoor show

The Marching Trojans finished their season by holding an Indoor Show for community members. (Photo/Abby Mitchell) Sara Stadem | Editor The West Central Trojans Marching Band performed one last time for their 2022 season but this time it wasn’t on a field or street but...

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A family fighting together

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month Jacob Swaney was diagnosed at the age of one with epilepsy. His mom, Kalia, wants to bring awareness to the disease so that others are aware that not all medical conditions can be seen. (Photo/Submitted) Sara Stadem |...

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WC graduate inducted into CSC Athletic Hall of Fame

Jennifer Nelson Gale, 2001 West Central graduate, was inducted into the Chadron State College Athletic Hall of Fame. (Photo/Submitted) Abby Mitchell | Staff Intern On Saturday, October 15, West Central graduate Jennifer Nelson Gale was inducted into the Chadron State...

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Remembering to buckle up for safety

Sara Stadem | Editor As the holiday season is quickly approaching and time on the road increases to visit family and friends, we are reminded to stay safe with National Seat Belt Day which is November 14. National Seat Belt Day is a day recognized to encourage...

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Mother Son event to be held in Humboldt

Sara Stadem | Editor Looking for a fun night out with your son? Look no further than the Humboldt Elementary Gym! The West Central PTA will be hosting a Mother Son Event on Friday, November 18, from 7-9pm which will include inflatable fun.The evening festivities will...

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Science time with spiders

Students in 2nd grade partnered up and worked together to follow directions and have a spider climb up a string. (Photo/Submitted) Sara Stadem | Editor The 2nd grade students in Mrs. Ruth-Ann Curriel’s class were recently busy partnering together to follow...

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Tri-Valley Elementary elects student council

The Tri-Valley Elemetnary elected the first student council which included 3rd and 4th graders. Pictured back row Nathan, Mataya, Jocelynn, Harper, Harper, and Daisy. Front row Aleta and Chet. (Photo/Submitted) Sara Stadem | Editor The Tri-Valley Elementary School is...

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Growing Crooks one lot at a time

The City of Crooks had their ribbon cutting on Friday, November 4, for their latest light industrial area which is located across from the library. (Photo/Kari Jurrens) Sara Stadem | Editor Change is inevitable but for the city of Crooks, it’s a change in the right...

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Successful season for the Marching Trojans

The Marching Trojans had a “historic season” according to Director of Bands, Danny Eye, coming home with many awards and trophies for their 2022 competitive season. (Photo/Submitted) Sara Stadem | Editor The West Central Marching Trojans completed their season with...

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Discover Hartford – just a click away

Sara Stadem | Editor As the community of Hartford will soon be gearing up for another year of the Hartford Burger Battle, there will be a new way to participate in the event with the new release of the Discover Hartford App.The app, Discover Hartford, came to be when...

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Fire Departments provide education and fun

The fire departments show the Tri-Valley students what their equipment looks like and sounds like so in case of emergency, the students know what a firefighter would look like that would come assist them. (Photo/Sara Stadem) Sara Stadem | Editor Each year during Fire...

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Marching Band Indoor Show set for Saturday

Sara Stadem | Editor The 14th Annual High School Marching Band Indoor Show has arrived this Saturday, November 5, at 7pm in the Colosseum. The concert is to celebrate the successful season the Marching Trojans while the audience is able to listen to their...

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Pigs at football?

“Kiss the Pig” fundraiser at Friday Night Lights Jennifer Even was given a check by the Pink Ladies of Colton during half time of the Friday night football game on October 14. She will be presented the money from “Kiss the Pig” from the school next week....

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