Antelope County residents sentenced

Andrew J. Clifton, 52, of Orchard faced the Honorable Donna Taylor in the Antelope County court in Neligh last Wednesday, April 7, for pretrial hearings in two cases. A plea agreement was announced... Full story

Oakdale women face arraignment on forgery charges

Donneceia McFarland, 34, of Oakdale faced the Honorable Donna Taylor in the Antelope County courtroom last Wednesday, April 7, for alleged second-degree forgery, $500-$1,500. McFarland requested... Full story

Village of Clearwater's electronic bill payment system is live

The Village of Clearwater will offer a new online option for residents wanting to pay their bills. An online payport went live the first full week of April, according to Village Clerk Angie Hupp. A...

Two stops in four days cost O'Neill man $1,000 in fines

Jose A. Ibarra Ponce, 21, of O’Neill faced the Honorable Kale Burdick, in the Holt County courtroom, for arraignment in two separate cases last Tuesday, April 6. Ibarra Ponce waived his right to... Full story

Clearwater Historical Society wants to connect online

Clearwater Historical Society has created a Facebook account and would like to connect with current and former residents, alumni and interested individuals, as the organization starts a capital...

Quilts sought for Ewing show

The United Church Women will host a quilt show, Saturday, May 29, following the parade, at the Ewing United Methodist/Presbyterian Church. Individuals who would like to display a homemade quilt, or those seeking additional information, should...

Education bill advances under tight deadline

MADLEINE GRANT Nebraska News Service A bill that would provide financial aid for low-income students advanced to the next round of debate in the Nebraska Legislature on March 24. Sen. Lynne Walz of Fremont introduced LB529, which would set the...

Orchard alumni association announces reunion information

The Orchard High School Alumni Association is making plans for the annual banquet. The 2021 all-school reunion will be held Saturday, May 29. An open house, for anyone wishing to take a final tour of the building, will run from 3 to 5 p.m. Class...

Revenue committee prepares income tax, sales tax packages of bills

GRACE GORENFLO Nebraska News Service Nearly 100 tax-related bills have been introduced this legislative session, with topics ranging from selling alcohol at farmers markets to excluding retired military from state income tax. Chair of the Revenue...

Registration underway for Bubby's Race

Registration is undereway for the 10th annual Bubby’s Race, planned for Sunday, May 30, in Ewing. The 2021 event will be the final time the race will be held. Check-in for the 5K and one-mile walk will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Ewing football...

Sixteen Bobcat lifters receive gold medals at Orchard AAU meet

The 2021 Orchard AAU Powerlifting Meet was Saturday, April 10, with an impressive line-up of 113 registered lifters from Nebraska, South Dakota and Iowa representing 14 different teams. Thirty...

Bobcats finished second at Summerland triangular

Paiton Hoefer carded a 47 to lead the Elgin Public/Pope John golf team to a first-place finish during triangular with Summerland and Chambers/Wheeler Central last Thursday. The Wolfpack ended with...

Grebin medals at Crofton Invite

Summerland high school golfers finished fifth at Monday's Crofton Invitational. Nine teams comprised the field, with Pierce taking home top honors, shooting 394. West Holt and Lutheran High Northeast...

Summerland claims first-ever junior high golf win

Summerland junior high golf team members claimed first place in the first-ever junior high golf meet, Friday, at the Summerland Golf Course. According to Coach Kris Tabbert, golfers played from the junior tees in 50-degree weather with 20 miles per...

State revenue growth estimated at 3 percent

The Appropriations Committee advanced their finalized recommendations for the Fiscal Year 2021-22 and 2022-23 biennial budget to the full Legislature. First-round debate took place this past week and all bills were advanced unanimously except...

Statehouse budget debate begins

Last week, we began debate on the budget, after receiving a briefing from the Appropriations Committee chairman, Senator Stinner. The budget for the next year calls for an increase in the general...

-Isms: Views on life in rural America

Willpower, by Merriam-Webster’s definition, is the ability to control oneself, a strong determination that allows you to do something difficult. It’s a word I hear tossed about often, dripping...

Kerkman will represent Clearwater Legion at Cornhusker Girls State

Emma Kerkman, a Summerland-Clearwater junior, will represent Clearwater American Legion Post 267 Auxiliary at the 2021 session of Cornhusker Girls State. She is the daughter of Kelly and Amy Kerkman....

Summerland FFA students earn state FFA awards

Summerland FFA chapter had numerous members compete at state FFA events this year. Events were held virtually at the end of March and beginning of April. Levi Cronk and Carlee Livingston qualified...

Music concert dates set

Summerland - Orchard music instructor, Emily Heithoff, recently announced concert updates. A 7 - 12 band concert is scheduled for Tuesday, April 20, at 7 p.m. Students will participate in the...

Testing dates bumped back due to COVID cases

Summerland - Ewing announced Tuesday evening that school officials had been made aware of three positive COVID cases in the elementary building. According to a text message sent via the school’s...

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