Comfort food in Holt County

Foodies searching for the ultimate comfort food will find plenty of options available from Woodshed Vittles. Located on a ranch near Chambers, owner Deeann Carson Wood bakes, cans and cooks a variety... Full story

Many court cases continued, other defendants skip

Two defendants were arraigned in the Antelope County courtroom in Neligh recently, while, in the wake of a pending winter storm, many either had their appearances continued to February or just...

Nineteen-year-old defendant tests hot on sentencing day

Haiden Sleister, 19, of Tilden appeared in the Antelope County district courtroom in Neligh last Wednesday, Jan. 25, to be sentenced for attempted possession of a stolen firearm, a crime committed...

Trial set for Clearwater teen

The case of a Clearwater teenager, who is accused of making terroristic threats last fall regarding a Summerland Public School bus, was arraigned in the Antelope County district court last week by...

Fines increased for Clearwater zoning violations

Violating a building permit requirement will result in a stiffer penalty in the village of Clearwater. During the trustee's Jan. 10 meeting, officials approved increasing the current $10 fine to...

War and cattle:

Garrett Dwyer runs about 500 head of Hereford and Angus cattle on his Bartlett ranch on the east edge of the Sandhills. The land he's on today has been in his family since 1894, when his great-great...

Fluidotherapy available at local hospital

"Fluidotherapy is a high-intensity dry heat modality, used at Antelope Memorial Hospital, to treat extremities," said Sheleene Charf, OTR/L, CLT of MSM Enterprises. "The fluidotherapy machine...

New report outlines producer experiences with the Conservation Stewardship Program

A survey of participants in the Midwest shows the Conservation Stewardship Program is making strides in providing financial and technical assistance for producers to maintain agricultural production on their land and simultaneously address resource...

Bowhunter education class planned in Royal

A Bowhunter education course will be held at the auditorium in Royal. The course will be taught in three sessions: Feb. 15 and 16, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Feb. 18, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Archery hunters, ages 12 through 29, must have completed a separate...

Homestead exemption applications accepted, beginning Feb. 1 through June 30

The Nebraska Department of Revenue, Property Assessment Division recently issued a reminder to property owners that the Nebraska Homestead Exemption Application, Form 458, must be filed with the county assessor after Feb. 1, and on or before June...

Bobcats finish fourth in conference duals clash

Summerland wrestlers finished 1-3 in duals competition and earned the fourth-place trophy in the Niobrara Valley Conference meet held at Neligh-Oakdale. Summerland defeated Elgin Public/Pope John,...

District wrestling competition begins Friday for girls' Bobcat team

The Summerland girls' wrestling team heads into district competition this weekend at Madison High School. On Friday, competition at the A-2 district meet is scheduled to start at 3 p.m. Wrestling will start at 10 a.m., Saturday. Thirty-six schools...

Thiele, Kester earn medals at Central Valley Invite

Summerland wrestlers finished 19th in Friday's Central Valley Invitational. The Bobcats scored 42 points, powered by top performances by Alex Thiele and Ethan Kester. Neligh-Oakdale claimed the team...

Bobcats fall to Falcons, ransack the Vikings

Momentum can lead a team to victory or the agony of defeat. The Summerland boys' basketball team watched a 31-21 halftime lead evaporate, Tuesday, as Elkhorn Valley held the Bobcats scoreless in the third quarter and silenced the Cats, 54-49. The...

Lady Cats pick up two road wins

Summerland girls' basketball team advance to 16-1 on the season after securing wins last Tuesday and Thursday. On Jan. 24, in Tilden, the Bobcats picked off the Falcons, 51-40. Adyson Mlnarik scored 28 points and Hadley Cheatum tossed in 21 en... Full story

DeKay introduces six legislative bills

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, Gov.Jim Pillen delivered his first State of the State address to the Legislature. The beginning of his speech focused on his team’s transition since the November general...

Critics question sustainability of governor's proposed tax and education plan

The new governor says his proposed tax cuts are historic. Critics say they are not sustainable. Rookie mistake by the pig farmer politician who is backed by his Republican party and most of the 32...

-Isms: Views on life in rural America

Should I or shouldn’t I? That is this week’s question. Should I dole out money to enter newspaper contests? Or, instead, should I reinvest those entry fees in my employees and business? It’s a...

Embrace your value

Crowded hallways, cramped classrooms, chaotic assemblies. Many students face these battles every time they walk into the place they call school. No matter the personal struggles students face at home, they must walk into school the next morning...

Area residents receive Wayne State recognition

Wayne State College included 1,275 students on the dean's list for exemplary academic achievement during the fall 2022 semester. Students listed on the dean's list are full-time undergraduate...

Anson named to dean's list

The office of the registrar at Northwest Missouri State University announced students named to the academic or president's honor rolls at the end of the 2022 fall semester. Charlie Anson, of Ewing, was named to the president's honor roll. Students...

Career, technical education focus of SkillsUSA week

Feb. 6 - 10 is SkillsUSA week. This celebration is in honor of the members, partners, professionals and representatives who make SkillsUSA the organization it is. Although the organization is not...

Northeast announces academic honors

Northeast Community College in Norfolk has released the president's honor list and dean's honor list for both full- and part-time students for the fall 2022 semester. Gabriel Gamez-Mendoza,...

Annual poster contest celebrates Nebraska agriculture

From the food they eat, to the clothes they wear, agriculture impacts everyone. To highlight and celebrate agriculture’s many contributions, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture is sponsoring a student poster contest. NDA’s annual poster...

Music notes

Six Summerland students will play in the 2023 Class C All-State Band, in Kearney, on March 18. Musicians selected include (front row, l-r): Amor Zermeno, junior, clarinet; Jadyn Hobbs, freshman,...

Annual poster contest celebrates Nebraska agriculture

From the food they eat, to the clothes they wear, agriculture impacts everyone. To highlight and celebrate agriculture’s many contributions, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture is sponsoring a student poster contest. NDA’s annual poster...

It's time for your checkup

Recently I received a mailing from my clinic reminding me it is time to schedule my annual preventative care physical. Apparently, doctors need to go to the doctor, too, even when they feel fine....

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