Articles written by Faith King

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 By Faith King    News    August 10, 2023

Personal Essay: A trio of Wildcats Mom, Dad and me

Not many students can say that their parents are attending college at the same time they are, and even fewer can say all three are attending the same college. My unique journey started when my...

 By Faith King    News    August 3, 2023

Make a splash at the Holt County Fair

Holt County Ag Society has announced its 2023 4-H and fair schedule. Events will begin Saturday, Aug. 5 with 4-H shooting sports action and end Saturday, Aug. 12, at the fairgrounds in Chambers. 4-H s...

 By Faith King    News    August 3, 2023


"Mom, Zach ruined one of my Barbies again! Mom, Emma ripped my Barbie's hair out." These sayings were common occurrences of mine, as a middle child, meaning my Barbie's went through the trenches....

 By Faith King    News    July 20, 2023

Phone feature leads to increase in emergency calls

Apple and Android recently launched a new feature on their platforms, hoping to ensure the safety of users. The update allows for individuals to make emergency calls when in a tricky situation, a...

 By Faith King    Sports    July 6, 2023

For many Maine-Nebraska Friendship Series wrestlers, visit to Clearwater Rodeo is Pine Tree State visitors first rodeo

Almost four decades ago, two coaches - one from the east coast, the other from the land of the Cornhuskers - formed an alliance. Maine and Nebraska would become as thick as thieves. Despite the large...

 By Faith King    News    June 22, 2023

School board meeting paves way for potential lawn care, technology updates

The Summerland Public Schools Board of Education discussed lawn care, board policy and tech upgrades at its June 13 meeting. During public participation, the board learned more details about the pep r...

 By Faith King    School    February 2, 2023

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...

 By Faith King    School    September 8, 2022

Something new: Mendoza establishes senior spotlight board

From a young age, every student dreams of the day he or she will graduate. They can't wait to meet the day that all the hard work, tears and challenging tests and homework assignments lead to. For...

 By Faith King    News    August 4, 2022

Title IX at 50: How girls sports changed through the years

A large population of women have grown up with opportunities to compete in sports. Others, however, haven't had the same luck. Moms, aunts, cousins and grandmas faced struggles of not being given righ...

 By Faith King    News    August 4, 2022

Tropical paradise awaits Holt County Fair visitors

Aloha. A luau is in the air at this year’s 2022 Holt County Fair, which begins Saturday, Aug. 6 and continues through the Aug. 13. Directors and members are preparing for a fair bigger and better...

 By Faith King    News    July 28, 2022

Umphress opens tire business in Ewing

Ewing's newest business is owned by 2021 Summerland School graduate Anthony Umphress. A Ewing native, Umphress was inspired to open his business - Tony's Tires - after working for Connot Tire...

 By Faith King    News    June 30, 2022

Schindler named National Communicator of Achievement

NFPW Communicator of Achievement director Karen Stensrud and NPW COA director Ruth Brown contributed to this article. LuAnn Schindler of Clearwater received the 2022 Communicator of Achievement Award... Full story

 By Faith King    News    August 12, 2021

Orchard pool to close for season Aug. 26

As summer days get hotter, more and more kids are leaning toward public pools to cool off. In our area, The Orchard Swimming Pool is one of the options to stay cool. Erin Schwager, manager of the...

 By Faith King    News    August 5, 2021

Holt County Fair features 4-H exhibits, top entertainment

Nearly a year after many 4-H youths were not able to compete in event due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Holt County Fair is returning with a bigger and better schedule, according to fair officials....

 By Faith King    News    July 29, 2021

Belle of the Ball

Like most 15 year olds, Julie Olivan looks forward to getting a learner's permit and starting her sophomore year in a new school. Unlike her classmates, Olivan's 15th birthday celebration was a rite...

 By Faith King    News    July 29, 2021

Comfort dog visits Clearwater Public Library

Most individuals have heard about service dogs that help individuals with physical or mental disabilities. But, have you ever heard of comfort dogs? Unlike service dogs, comfort dogs are trained to se...

 By Faith King    News    July 22, 2021

Village board discusses

Survey results regarding street conditions in Clearwater were presented during the village board of trustees' July 12 meeting. Tyler Hillmer of Miller & Associates said results show 48% of residen...

 By Faith King    News    July 1, 2021

Norfolk Native crowned Miss Clearwater Rodeo

Amanda Sellin, a 17-year-old from Norfolk, was crowned Miss Clearwater Rodeo this weekend at the 54th annual Clearwater Rodeo. Sellin stated she has been competing on the rodeo circuit since she was...

 By Faith King    News    July 1, 2021

Stuffed animals star in Clearwater Public Library summer program

Clearwater Public Library is hosting its annual summer reading program. Live programs will be held weekly and smaller programs will be scheduled. Programs, open to only fifth grade students and...


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