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Summerland school bond passes

Phase one: complete. With Tuesday's successful passage of the Summerland school bond, board of education members from Clearwater, Ewing and Orchard plan to meet Wednesday, Nov. 20, in Ewing, to start...

Ewing Legion receives grant

Farmers Pride presented a Land O' Lakes matching grant to the Ewing Sanders American Legion Post during Monday's Veterans Day program. The grant will be used to replace approximately $3,000 worth of...

Pedersen, Krebs appointed to fill Antelope County commissioner seats

Two rural Clearwater women have been appointed to fill vacancies on the Antelope County Board of Commissioners. Regina Krebs and Carolyn Pedersen fill board vacancies created by the Oct. 15 recall of...

Dust settles on wind farm road issue

Dean Smith of Brunswick presided over his first meeting as chairman of the Antelope County commissioners last Tuesday, moving to the position from vice chairman after the former chair was removed...

Joint board of education meeting planned for Nov. 20

With the passage of the Summerland school bond, Clearwater, Ewing and Orchard boards of education will meet in joint session, Wednesday, Nov. 20, in Ewing. Nebraska Unified Superintendent Dale Martin submitted the following agenda to the...

NVC one-act staged in Ewing Tuesday

All the world's a stage, and on Nov. 19, actors from Niobrara Valley Conference east division schools will take center stage in Ewing. Curtain for the first performance is at 9 a.m., with Pope John...

Every day is Veterans Day

Veterans Day took on special significance, Monday, Nov. 11, as Summerland communities showed appreciation for veterans who have fought for and continue to defend our country's freedoms. Veterans and...

Neligh couple honored by History Nebraska

Brian and Gloria Christiansen, of Neligh, will be presented with History Nebraska’s Heritage Hero award for their years of commitment to Antelope County, the Antelope County museum complex and the...

Defendants fined in Antelope County court

The Honorable Donna Taylor sentenced several defendants when she presided over Antelope County court Wednesday, Nov. 6. Falisha A. Dewey, 31, of Afton, Missouri, appeared for arraignment on a Class 1...

Leadership class graduates

Holt County Economic Development hosted the 15th year of HomeTown Leadership Institute in Holt County, from March to October 2019. This year's class learned about economic development and housing in...

Trio of Bobcats named to all-conference squad

Summerland seniors Ashley Koenig, Tiana Thramer and Brenna Wagner were named to the Niobrara Valley Conference 2019 volleyball first team. The announcement was made Nov. 12. The trio joins Lauryn...

Bobcats fall to Crusaders in state tourney opening round

The eventual 2019 Class C2 state champs downed Summerland in straight sets 25-14, 25-12, 25-20 in the first round of the state tourney Nov. 7 at Lincoln Southwest High School. The pace of the first...

Deer season opens Saturday

Nebraska's firearm deer season begins Nov. 16 and contines through Nov. 24, giving individuals an opportunity to share a hunt with family or friends. "We should have another great firearm deer season...

-Isms

It's funny when people on the coasts figure out Midwestern culture. For several months, I've read magazine articles about and website postings dedicated to what may be a true middle-of-the-country...

Holt County Attorney discusses concerns about proposed tarsands pipeline

As many of you are aware, TC Energy (formerly TransCanada Corporation), is renewing its efforts to build a tarsands oil pipeline through the United States, including here in Holt County. The project...

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