About The Summerland Advocate-Messenger
Hello and welcome.
The Summerland Advocate-Messenger is a weekly news organization located in Clearwater, Nebraska and serves the communities of Clearwater, Ewing, Orchard, Page and Royal.
The Advocate-Messenger is owned and published by ColdType Publishing, LLC, located at 522 Main Street, in a historic brick bank building, situated near the center of Main Street. Stop by for a cup of coffee or iced tea and get to know us.
Publisher LuAnn Schindler possesses more than 30 years of experience teaching and working in journalism. An award-winning journalist and editor, I have received honors from the Nebraska Press Association, Nebraska Press Women and National Federation of Press Women. I am joined in the venture with husband, Scott, who works on his family’s farm, raising cattle and crops, feeding the world.
Together, we believe in the importance of community, our community - the Summerland community - and know the importance of sharing the joys and concerns of all who reside here. The heartbeat of this publication is community, and together, we will thrive and share responsible, trustworthy stories from rural America.
The first print edition of the Summerland Advocate-Messenger was printed in July 2019. Our online publication and digital footprint debuted at the same time, along with social media channels.