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Commissioners accept Ofe's resignation

Antelope County may need to weed out candidates depending on how many applications it receives from people wanting to replace a longtime employee. The board of commissioners received a letter of...

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Virtual benefit planned

A social media benefit for the Scott Leisy family will begin Friday, Oct. 23, at 8 a.m. and continue until 8 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 25, on Facebook. Auction items are available...

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Write-in candidates file for Clearwater board

Antelope County residents who want to request ballots for early voting in the 2020 general election soon will run out of time to do so. The deadline for requesting ballots by mail or fax a request to...

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Full slate on general election ballot for Holt County voters

Local races in the 2020 general election may pique voters' attention this year. Holt County voters have until Friday, Oct. 23, at 6 p.m., to request ballots by mail or fax a request to vote early in...

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Supervisors allocate funding for permanent drainage ditch

Holt County Supervisors approved fixing a drainage issue on the corner of 496 Avenue and 871 road, approximately two miles east of O'Neill. Whether Grattan Township will assist with costs for the...

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Ag Society approves new facility

At the regular board meeting on Oct. 5, the Holt County Ag Society discussed bids submitted for a proposed concession stand and restroom project at the fairgrounds. On Oct. 14, groundbreaking took...

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Semi, road grader collide on Summerland Road

A semi tractor-trailer and an Antelope County road grader collided early Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of Summerland Road and 512 Avenue. The accident remains under investigation....

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Two felony cases bound over to Holt County district court

Two defendants were bound over to Holt County district court by the Honorable Kale Burdick when he presided over Holt County court last Tuesday, Oct. 13. Andrew F. Clark, 53, of O’Neill appeared...

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Jail sentences handed down in Holt County district courtroom

David A. Carr, 25, of O’Neill was sentenced to serve 90 days in the Holt County Jail by the Honorable Mark Kozisek, during Holt County district court proceedings, Monday, Oct. 19. Carr was given...

Ricketts sets new health measures

Governor Pete Ricketss announced changes to Nebraska’s directed health measures, Friday. Hospitals, bars and restaurants, gatherings and wedding and funeral venues will adjust to the new DHMS, which went into effect, Wednesday, Oct. 21, and will...

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Subdistrict bracket released

The Lady Bobcats volleyball team enters the Class D1-5 subdistrict as the top seed. Summerland will meet the winner of the Neligh-Oakdale versus West Holt game, at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 26, in...

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Bobcats throttle Ainsworth in season finale

Bobcat running phenom Trevor Thomson needed 94 rushing yards to join the 1,000-yard club before the Bobcats game at Ainsworth. Thomson reached that mark - and then some - as he rushed for 320 yards...

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Bobcats finish third in youth league

Summerland's youth football team ended its season, Sunday, with an 8-6 victory over Laurel. The teams played in Ewing. Summerland held Laurel early in the first quarter before driving down field for...

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Lady Bobcats advance to conference semi-final

The Lady Bobcats downed Neligh-Oakdale, Monday, during the second round of the Niobrara Valley Conference volleyball tournament. Summerland swept the Lady Warriors, 25-16, 25-10 and 25-14, in a...

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Civility before, during and after election day

Discussion and debate has always been a part of rural America. From coffee shops to the local co-op, rural residents aren't afraid to show their loyalty for one candidate or another, share their...

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-Isms

She was a spitfire. From the first moment she walked into my classroom at Lutheran High Northeast, I knew Janelle would be one of those students: the ones you forge a bond with and see the potential...

Nebraska's child care problems are hurting businesses and the state's bottom line

Together, and only together, Nebraskans can rebuild the state’s struggling child care system, which is reeling during COVID-19. We can do it in a way that makes age-old problems, like a statewide shortage of quality child care, largely disappear....

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Card shower requested for 50th anniversary

The family of Den and Connie Mather send golden anniversary wishes to the couple. Well-wishes may be sent toe the Mathers at 6904 Seeaire Street, Black Hawk, South Dakota. 57718. The...

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Diane A. Sanne 1944 - 2020

A private family funeral service for Diane A. Sanne, 76, of Clearwater, will be Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at 10:30 a.m., at Concordia Lutheran Church, with Pastor Daniel Feusse officiating. Extended...

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