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By Jennifer McDaniel

A man and two children were injured Thursday morning, June 23, after the semitrailer they were riding in overturned on Kansas Highway 14 just north of Lincoln. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported the driver, Jeremy Friesen, 41, and his two passengers, Jared Friesen, 7, and James Friesen, 9, all of Assaria, were injured and transported to Lincoln County Hospital for medical treatment. All three were treated and released, a hospital spokesperson said.

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By Jennifer McDaniel

Carly Errebo remembers receiving the phone call that would forever change the way she looked at her business. For more than three decades, Errebo nurtured her venture, Seirer’s Clothing, in downtown Lincoln. The shop, which prides itself on offering customers what she describes as unique, fashion-forward clothing, caught the attention of a burgeoning online business nearly 1,400 miles away.

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Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Sylvan Grove will welcome a new pastor, who is expected to arrive July 3 and will be installed/ordained during services on July 10. Church officials announced late last week the Rev. Christopher Craig was selected to fill the vacancy, which was created when former pastor, the Rev. Phil Augustine left in May 2015 for Plainville, Minn. Since that time, the Rev. Jon Bonine from Downs served as the church’s vacancy pastor until he left in January for Thompson Falls, Mont. The Rev. James Judson from St. Paul North Ellsworth has been filling in since the first of the year.

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