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Individuals fined in Holt County court

Jose Ponce, 21, of O’Neill appeared in front of the Honorable Kale Burdick in the Holt County courtroom last week on an infraction count committed May 10, possession of drug paraphernalia, and a...

Antelope County judge issues warrants

The Honorable Donna Taylor signed two arrest warrants recently when she presided over Antelope County court in Neligh. A warrant was issued Wednesday, Sept. 1, for a 63-year-old Orchard man - on new...

Antelope County case heard in Madison

Wessel J. Pelser, 30, of Bartlett appeared in the Madison County courtroom last week on Antelope County charges. Pelser pleaded guilty to two counts, driving under the influence of alcohol, first...

Village of Clearwater, CORE Development receives housing trust funds

The Village of Clearwater will receive $221,000 from the Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund to develop a housing project. Notification was received Sept. 9, from the Nebraska Department of...

Dinner planned at Rex Theatre

Orchard Historical Society will host a Sunday evening meal, Sept. 19. Serving will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Rex. Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, dinner roll and dessert will be available for a free-will donation. Drive-thru...

Second West Nile death reported in the state

Two West Nile Virus deaths for the 2021 season have been confirmed this week in the Three Rivers District Health Department that includes Dodge, Saunders and Washington counties. Both individuals...

Mobile food pantry planned in Neligh

The mobile food pantry, sponsored by the Neligh United Methodist Church, as well as various other churches, individuals and businesses in the area, will be dispersing food, Tuesday, Sept. 21, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Antelope County Fairgrounds,...

Blood drive scheduled in Ewing

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. They don’t wear capes or special suits and their badge is the bandage that shows they gave the gift of life. The Ewing community is invited to become a hometown hero and answer the call of patients in need by...

Volunteer position available

The Village of Clearwater will select an individual to fill a seat on the CORE Development board, in January. Any resident interested in filling the volunteer position is asked to contact Angie Hupp, village clerk, or a member of the village board...

Tough defense, fake punt lead Bobcats to victory

Alabama football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant once said, Defense wins championships." For the Summerland Bobcats, a solid defensive showing limited the visiting CWC offense to 213 total yards, giving the...

Bobcats finishes second at Creighton Invite

The Lady Bobcat volleyball team sits at 4-9 on the season after winning two of seven sets during three days of competition last week. The Bobcats broke in the new gymnasium Sept. 7, hosting a double...

XC runners show growth

Summerland boys' and girls' cross country teams finished fourth in their respective divisions at Boyd County meet, held Sept. 9, in Butte. In the girls' race, Aislynn Kester ran 24:45, crossing the...

Frank wins football contest

Janet Frank, of Verdigre, offered the closest guess to the final score of the Huskers vs. Buffalo football game, winning the week three contest. To enter the weekly contest, visit the SAM Facebook page on Fridays. The individual selecting the...

-Isms: Views on life in Rural America

Words to live by: Don’t let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace. Easier said than done. My inner peace is on high alert, and honestly, if you live in Clearwater (or any place affected...

Out My Kitchen Window

It's 55 degrees this September morning and I'm greeting the day with a cup of hot cocoa. I'm a cocoa fan rather than a cup of hot coffee. Despite the cool temperature I have my kitchen window open...

Board Approves 2021-2022 budget

The Summerland School District will operate on a $13,331,200 budget in 2021-22. Board members approved the proposed budget and tax levy request during Monday's regular board meeting, the first held...

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