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Fallout from road decisions hits Antelope County commissioners

The Antelope County commissioners were faced with issues arising from two recent road decisions when they met last Tuesday, Feb. 11, at the courthouse in Neligh. Working through the agenda,...

Holt County leaders address road-use agreements

The Holt County supervisors spent nearly two hours at a meeting last week, reviewing a road-haul agreement brought to the table by TC Energy representatives last October, paragraph by paragraph,...

Two men sentenced to 10 years in state penal complex

Budd D. Sholes, 40, of Norfolk was sentenced last week in Holt County district court for December 2018 and January 2019 crimes committed in Holt County. The Honorable Mark Kozicek ordered Sholes to...

Sentences handed down in Holt County Court

The Honorable Kale Burdick presided over Holt County court last Tuesday, Feb. 11, handing down four sentences. Conrad A Lurz, 29, of Ellington, Missouri, formerly of O’Neill, faced Burdick for...

A lasting love story

Elvis Presley once sang, "Take my hand, take my whole life too, for I can't help falling in love with you." As trends and fads fade, it seems people still gravitate toward finding good careers, a...

Sons of Legion plan fish fry

The Clearwater Sons of the Legion fish fry are planning an Ash Wednesday fish fry. Mark your calendar and make plans to attend the Feb. 26 event. Serving will begin at 5 and continue until 8 p.m....

Ewing 150th meeting planned

The next Ewing 150 planning meeting will be March 4, at 7:30 p.m., at the Village Hall meeting room. Teams should be prepared to give updates. Final times and locations will be...

Clearwater Library, board receive accreditation

Clearwater Public Library received silver accreditation through the Nebraska Library Commission. The library’s accreditation will be in effect until 2021, at which time the organization will reapply for the next cycle. The library board was...

Grebin, Thiele qualify for state meet

It was a meet of firsts. First districts competing as Summerland Bobcats. And for the first time in Summerland history, two wrestlers will don the blue and silver singlets at the Nebraska School...

Bobcats will face Elkhorn Valley in football season opener

Bobcat football will face a challenging schedule during its inaugural season, according to football coach Jeff Shabram. The Nebraska School Activities Association released schedules for the 2020 and...

The Thrill of Victory

Rafe Grebin and Colton Thiele will represent Summerland at the 2020 Nebraska School Activities Association Class D State Wrestling Tournament after top four finishes in district one competition over...

Double-figure shooting leads Bobcats to win

Three Lady Bobcats hit double digits to boost Summerland to a 58-41 win over Elgin Public/Pope John last Thursday. Ashley Koenig led the team with 16 points. Sidney Stallbaum added 14, while Tiana...

Clock expires for Bobcats

A late foul and last-second free throw gave Elgin Public/Pope John a 48-47 win over Summerland, when the teams met in Elgin last Thursday. EPPJ held a slim lead, 13-9, at the end of the first...

-Isms

You could always tell when I had attended a faculty meeting. The margin of my legal pad was outlined with daisies of all sizes and colors, a result of sitting through the bi-monthly after-school...

Disabled veterans would receive lifetime park permits if bill passes

One of the bills that I introduced this session was LB 770. It authorizes a free lifetime park permit for disabled veterans. This past week, LB 770 was advanced from the Natural Resources Committee...

Bill would add school funding, reduce property taxes

The Revenue Committee’s property tax/education funding reform bill, LB 974, was brought out of committee on a 6-2 vote last week. LB 974 will inject additional state dollars into education funding....

Snider to celebrate 90th birthday

Dolores Snider of Clearwater, will be honored for her 90th birthday, Sunday, March 1, from 2 to 4 p.m., at. St. Theresa's Parish hall, in Clearwater. Her children and there spouses are hosting the...

Joan C. Stearns

Funeral services for Joan C. Stearns, 84, of Clearwater were held Saturday, Feb. 14, at 10:30 a.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church of rural Clearwater, with Father James Kramper officiating. Burial was in St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery. Snider...

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