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Cornerstone Bank purchases The Tilden Bank

TILDEN – Rudy Dittrich, chairman; Gary Gunderson, president and CEO of The Tilden Bank; Kelly Holthus, chairman and Kris Holoch, president and CEO of Cornerstone Bank, announced on Friday, Jan. 24,...

Commissioners approve school, solar farm CUPs

Charlie Henery was elected as chair of the Antelope County commissioners for 2020, when they met last week. Henery takes the gavel from Dean Smith, who took on the chairman duties when the former...

Two file for District 2 Commissioner spot

Antelope County District 2 Commissioner Eli Jacob will have a challenger for the seat he currently fills. Donald Lallier, of Orchard, has filed for the position, according to Antelope County Deputy...

Sentences handed down in Antelope County court

Several defendants were arraigned and/or sentenced by the Honorable Donna Taylor, when she presided over Antelope County court in Neligh last Wednesday, Jan. 15. Andrew C. Schumacher, 40, of Columbus...

O'Neill man sentenced in Holt County court

Sergio V, Velasquez, 31, of O’Neill was sentenced by the Honorable Kale Burdick in the Holt County court last Tuesday, Jan. 14, on three counts, Count II, no operator’s license, a Class 3...

Cheatums purchase long-time Orchard business

Corner Hardware, a long-time staple among Orchard businesses, is under new ownership. On Jan. 11, Glen and Tammy Cheatum, of Orchard, completed the purchase from Cliff and Shirley Erb, who operated...

Erbs excited about transition following sale of Orchard business

Keeping small-town businesses alive seems to be a concern, especially when it comes to selling a business. After having their business on the market for awhile, Cliff and Shirley Erb are excited...

Trial delayed to March for county commissioner accused of theft

An Antelope County commissioner, who was set to face a jury of his peers in the Antelope County courtroom this month, more than a year after the alleged theft of county property, had his trial...

Hemp production topic of upcoming Neligh meeting

Ag producers interested in diversifying their farm operations may want to attend a meeting sponsored by Midwest Hemp Forum, scheduled for Feb. 21, at the Antelope County Fairgrounds in Neligh. The...

Holt County committee to review road department effeciency

Three Holt County supervisors agreed, when the leaders met at the courthouse in O’Neill last Thursday, to serve on a committee to look for ways to improve efficiency within the road department....

Burwell men win varmint hunt

A pair of Burwell men took the top prize in the St. John’s Men’s Club varmint hunt, held Jan. 18 and 19. Shawn and Tate Phillips accumulated the top points total in the contest, with bobcats, coyotes, badgers, raccoon, skunks, possums, rabbits...

Wrestlers tie for fifth at Battle Creek

Nine Bobcat grapplers earned medals Saturday at the Battle Creek Invite. Summerland scored 82 points, tying Crofton-Bloomfield for fifth place. The host school claimed the top spot, scoring 192.5 points. Howells-Dodge took home the runner-up award,...

Out My Kitchen Window

Looking out the kitchen window as the new year erupts into an expected cold January, a striking red cardinal has stopped at the bird bath. Flashes of blue can be seen as a flock of bluejays dart...

-Isms

What word do you associate with German Chocolate cake? For me, it’s love. Every birthday, Grandma Larson would have her best friend, Anna Kuhl, bake a three-tiered German Chocolate cake. I looked...

Property tax dominates legislative session

On Wednesday, Jan. 15, Governor Ricketts presented his State of the State Address to the Nebraska Legislature. The beginning of his speech focused on the events of last year. Although there was much...

Briese will chair General Affairs Committee

On Wednesday, Jan. 15, Governor Ricketts presented his State of the State Address to the Nebraska Legislature. The beginning of his speech focused on the events of last year. Although there was much...

Roger W. Pofahl

Memorial services for Roger W. Pofahl, 82, of Ewing, were Thursday, Jan. 23, at Concordia Lutheran Church in Clearwater with Pastor Daniel Feusse, officiating. Sherri Ahlers and Bob Sisson provided music. Honarary pallbearers were his...

Clearwater honor roll announced

Second quarter and first semester honor roll recipients from Clearwater Public Schools have been...

Orchard students receive scholastic honors

Orchard Public Schools has released names of students who qualified for second quarter and first semester honor...

Clearwater-Orchard TeamMates plan soup dinner

January is National Mentoring Month and Clearwater-Orchard TeamMates will host a soup supper, Friday, Jan. 24, in Orchard, to coincide with mentor/mentee recognition. Serving will begin at 5 p.m. and...

Experience pushes Ewing speakers

A strong core of polished speakers, along with an ambitious group of novices, comprise the 2020 Ewing speech team. Coach Julie Harley said a dozen students will fill spots on the team. Participants...

Colleges, universities announce scholastic honors

Area students have received scholastic honors for the fall 2019 semester. Wayne State College Wayne State College included more than 1,000 students on the dean’s list for exemplary academic achievement during the past semester. Students listed...

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