Bound over on six felony charges alleged in Ewing chase

A 39-year-old Minnesota man was bound over to Holt County district court last week on six felony charges incurred in an April 6 chase that began in Ewing. Luke E. Rothering of Harmony waived his right to preliminary hearing and was bound over by...

Ewing Funfest offers full day of activities

A scaled-back version of Ewing Summer FunFest will have plenty of fun-filled opportunities for all ages. This year, all activities, planned by the Ewing Young Members Club, will take place Sunday,...

Commissioners revisit unimproved road status

Antelope County Commissioners revisited the question of who is responsible for upgrades to an unimproved road when they met May 7 at the Antelope County Courthouse in Neligh. Last month, officials...

Holt County judge hands out jail sentences, fines

Jennifer L Nekolite, 47, of O’Neill appeared in front of the Honorable Kale Burdick, at the Holt County Courthouse in O’Neill May 7, to be sentenced on Count I, disturbing the peace, a Class 3 misdemeanor; Count II, obstructing a peace officer,...

Donations welcomed for Clearwater Veterans Park

When you think of the word "veteran," who comes to mind? For many Clearwater residents, the term may be associated with a family member, a next-door neighbor or a teacher who bravely served this...

Ewing officials announce open house, ribbon cutting at duplex

Ewing residents will have two opportunities to celebrate the completion of a duplex project, made possible through grant monies from the Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund. On Sunday, May 19, an...

Bobcat boys earn four district track medals

In a tough battle against perennial track and field powerhouses, the Bobcat boys' teamfinished eighth at district competition, held May 9, in Atkinson. After the final starting gun sounded, three...

Going once, going twice, going three times

Bailey Ahlers Is the lone state qualifier for the Bobcat girls' track and field team. The junior punched her ticket to Burke Stadium for a third time when she cleared 5' two inches and placed second...

BATTLE AT BURKE

Bailey Ahlers, Ryan Rifer, Alec Schindler and Ruger Switzer will represent Summerland at the 2024 Class C Nebraska School Activities Association Track and Field Championships, this weekend, at Omaha...

-Isms: Views on life in rural America

Recently, a friend and I had a conversation about relationships and whether we argue with our spouses. I found the topic humorous because A.) A press release landed in my inbox that day about the...

Pushing back on unworkable executive mandates

In 2014, President Obama famously said, “I’ve got a pen and I’ve got a phone,” telling the American people he didn’t care whether Congress had provided legislative authority for his favored...

Fischer, Ricketts urge postal officials to maintain North Platte processing center

A reprieve, for now. On May 13, Sens. Deb Fischer and Pete Ricketts confirmed that U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy confirmed the U. S. Postal Service will pause the movement of mail processing operations, including the processing and...

Scholarship recipient

Summerland High Graduate and Wayne State College student Faith King has received the Tom and Pat Cook Endowed Criminal Justice Scholarship for Wayne State. It recognizes excellence in the criminal...

Building a new generation of community helpers

Community helpers have been teaching the first grade students about their jobs, so students can learn about careers. A photographer, Jamie Thiele, taught students about taking photos and showed her...

Anson receives academic honors

Northwest Missouri State University announced students named to the academic or president's honor rolls at the end of the 2024 spring semester. Charlie Anson, a 2022...

Art students receive conference honors

A dozen Summerland art students brought home approximately 35 awards from the Niobrara Valley Conference art show, held in Bassett, April 26. Caydence Schumacher received three judge's merit awards for Marilyn Monroe, Avator and a bird watercolor....

Wagner earns degree

Central Community College-Grand Island honored about 380 graduate candidates, May 10, during its 38th annual commencement ceremony. Brenna Wagner, of Ewing, graduated with an Associate of...

Area residents graduate from NECC

The 51st Commencement of Northeast Community College took place on Friday, May 10, in the Cox Activities Center on the Norfolk campus. Area students participating in the ceremony include Ward Kaczor,...

Bartak to receive UNK degree

Graduate and undergraduate degrees will be conferred for 702 spring graduates at University of Nebraska at Kearney commencement exercises, at 10 a.m. Friday, May 17, at UNK’s Health and Sports...

Conference announces scholastic honors

Recently, the Niobrara Valley Conference recognized students who earned a 28 or higher composite ACT score. Thirty-one students were named to the list, including...

Drug-free pledge

Summerland fifth-grade students graduated from the DARE program, Thursday, May 9. John Shaver, Ewing police chief, taught the class. During the ceremony, several students...

Telegraph, telephone, telemedicine

Technology has come a long way in the past 200 years. The telegraph was invented in 1837 and made rapid long range communication possible. Messages could be sent around the world through a series of...

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