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 By LuAnn Schindler    News    June 23, 2022 

Green brings high energy show to Clearwater

Ask country singer Drew Green to describe one of his concerts and he'll tell you it's a blend of high energy and songs he loves to perform. "It'll be a party," Green said during a telephone interview...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    June 23, 2022 

Who will be Miss Clearwater Rodeo

Four contestants will compete for the Miss Clearwater Rodeo title, this Friday, at the 55th annual Clearwater Rodeo. Queen contest chairman Devon Baum said contestants will be judged in several...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    June 23, 2022 

Clearwater board approves downtown revitalization planning grant

Following a public hearing held prior to Monday's board of trustees meeting, Clearwater village officials voted, during regular session, to approve a minimum of $5,000, to apply toward a downtown...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    School    June 23, 2022 

Summerland superintendent to receive pay increase

Summerland Superintendent Kyle Finke will receive a $2,760 pay hike. Summerland Board of Education members approved the 2% increase during its June 14 meeting. The vote came following a...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    School    June 23, 2022 

Summerland board enters executive session regarding Ewing school sale

A purchase agreement for the Ewing School property was presented to Summerland Board of Education members and discussed briefly, in open session, at the June 14 meeting. Superintendent Kyle Finke...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    Opinion    June 23, 2022 

-Isms: Views on life in rural America

My mind is all over the place today. I’m trying to wrap up loose ends before a whirlwind, three-day trip to Fargo for the National Federation of Press Women convention and Communicator of...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    June 16, 2022

Annual Clearwater rodeo returns June 24 through 26

The "best" weekend in June kicks off Friday, June 24, as Clearwater's Big Rodeo returns for its 55th annual run. Competition will continue through June 26, at the Gene Snodgrass arena, located along...

 

-Isms: Views on life in rural America

Gereetings from .... somewhere. At this moment, my keyboard is buried under a pile of paperwork as I finalize the program for next week’s Clearwater Rodeo and ship this week’s edition of SAM to...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    June 9, 2022

Ewing village officials to make offer on former school property

One day after listening to community comment about a potential purchase of Ewing School property, Village of Ewing Board of Trustees voted to offer the Summerland School District, $10,000 for all...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    June 9, 2022

Public input wanted on downtown roadmap

The Village of Clearwater will hold a public hearing prior to Monday’s board meeting to get public input on a proposed downtown revitalization plan. Residents are invited to attend the hearing and...

 

-Isms: Views on Life in Rural America

One of my favorite daily reads is from Revitalize, or Die by Jeff Siegler, an economic development specialist who tells it like it is. Siegler writes, “The only way to combat the effects of apathy...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    School    June 9, 2022

Ewing alumni celebrate milestones

Ewing alumni gathered to reminisce and share memories, Sunday, May 29, at the St. Dominic's Hall. Members of the Class of 2012 hosted the event, which drew a large crowd. Two members of the class of...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    School    June 9, 2022

Page High School alumni meet for annual event

Page High School graduates met June 29, at the Page United Methodist Church, for the alumni reunion. The class of 1952 and 1962 were recognized as honor classes. Several graduates from the 1940s and...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    June 2, 2022

Village trustees wants public input on future of former Ewing School building

Should the Village of Ewing purchase the former Ewing School? The question will be posed to Ewing residents, Sunday, June 5, during a 4 p.m. town hall meeting in the school's gym. Trustees broached...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    June 2, 2022

Anson, Thramers inducted into Ewing Hall of Fame

The 2022 class of Ewing Hall of Fame members includes three individuals who served the community in a number of roles. Albert Anson and Alex and Joyce Thramer were inducted Sunday, May 29, following...

 

-Isms: Views on life in rural America

Even though weather changes daily (and sometimes, minute to minute), it is a constant discussion point. It’s usually one of the few television channels I will tune into while working. Weather has...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    June 2, 2022

Sculpture dedication set for Saturday

A sculpture of John O’Neill, designed by Herb Mignery, will be held Saturday, June 4, in O’Neill. Sponsored by the Fenian Women’s Auxiliary, Ridgeway Day 2022 Group, the dedication includes a...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    May 26, 2022

Supervisors approve planning and zoning commission appointments

Holt County Supervisors faced a light agenda when they met in regular session, May 16, at the Holt County Courthouse in O’Neill. Several members of the Holt County Planning and Zoning Commissioner w...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    May 26, 2022

Communities plan Memorial Day services

Summerland communities will honor the men and women who gave their lives while serving the country, Monday, May 30, during Memorial Day services. Clearwater American Legion Post 267 will gather at...

 

-Isms: Views on life in rural America

After reading this week’s Prairie Doc column, penned by Dr. Kelly Evans-Hullinger, I thought about the women in my family and the thyroid gland struggles they have experienced. My grandmother took a...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    School    May 26, 2022

Superintendent, board address concerns about school's emergency plan

The decision to dismiss classes 15 minutes early, as a severe storm moved into the area, May 12, was a topic of discussion during the Summerland Board of Education’s May 17 meeting. A wall of dirt...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    School    May 26, 2022

Class of 2035

Summerland preschool students received diplomas, Thursday, May 18. Students include Junie Ahlers, Tessa Ahlers, Savannah Allemang, Erich Anderson, Hunter Dempster, Lily Hahn, Braxton Hoffman, Jhett...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    May 19, 2022

Six advance to general election in school board race

Voter turnout in the May 10 primary election was more than 40% in Holt and Antelope counties. Summerland Board of Education A summary report from Antelope County Clerk Lisa Payne shows 49.68% of...

 

-Isms: Views on life in rural America

Is it good or bad that between 40 and 50% of voters turned out for the May primary election? While the number seems above average for a mid-term election, it’s still concerning that more than half...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    Sports    May 19, 2022

Bobcats off to quick start at 2022 state track and field championships

If perfect weather for a track and field meet exists, Mother Nature provided a picture perfect backdrop at Friday's Class C NSAA State Track and Field Championships, at Omaha Burke Stadium. Photos...

 

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