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 By LuAnn Schindler    News    May 22, 2024 

From near-death experience to lifesaver, Thiele makes blood donation a priority

Blood may be thicker than water. It's the fluid of life, an essential force providing a constant flow of resources and creating energy. For Jesse Thiele, son of Jim and Leenda, the constant flow...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    May 22, 2024 

In God's hands

This article is a companion piece to https://www.summerlandadvocate.com/story/2024/05/22/news/from-near-death-experience-to-lifesaver-thiele-makes-blood-donation-a-priority/6209.html Before the...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    May 22, 2024 

Ewing duplex project ready for occupants

Ewing officials were praised, Monday, for completing its duplex housing project in approximately two years. The comments came during a ribbon-cutting ceremony, held at 204 N. Cedar Street. State Sen....

 

Communities plan Memorial Day programs

Summerland communities will honor the men and women have have given their lives while serving the country, Monday, May 27, during Memorial Day services. Clearwater American Legion Post 267 will...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    Opinion    May 22, 2024 

-Isms: Views on life in rural America

Ahh, sweet summertime. As the unofficial start of the summer season kicks off this weekend, I’m making a list of everything I want (and need) to accomplish this summer. It’s a long list. It got me...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    May 22, 2024 

Swimming pool sets opening date

Grab a swimsuit and sunscreen and plan to make a splash when the Orchard swimming pool opens for the season, Saturday, June 1. Angie Robertson will return as pool manager. Dani Janke, Adrian Mejia...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    May 22, 2024 

Orchard trustees modify painting agreement

Orchard village trustees approved modifying a decision regarding painting at the community center when they met in regular session, May 14. At a May 2 special meeting, trustees approved a quote from...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    Sports    May 15, 2024

BATTLE AT BURKE

Bailey Ahlers, Ryan Rifer, Alec Schindler and Ruger Switzer will represent Summerland at the 2024 Class C Nebraska School Activities Association Track and Field Championships, this weekend, at Omaha...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    May 15, 2024

Ewing Funfest offers full day of activities

A scaled-back version of Ewing Summer FunFest will have plenty of fun-filled opportunities for all ages. This year, all activities, planned by the Ewing Young Members Club, will take place Sunday,...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    May 15, 2024

Ewing officials announce open house, ribbon cutting at duplex

Ewing residents will have two opportunities to celebrate the completion of a duplex project, made possible through grant monies from the Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund. On Sunday, May 19, an...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    May 15, 2024

Commissioners revisit unimproved road status

Antelope County Commissioners revisited the question of who is responsible for upgrades to an unimproved road when they met May 7 at the Antelope County Courthouse in Neligh. Last month, officials...

 

-Isms: Views on life in rural America

Recently, a friend and I had a conversation about relationships and whether we argue with our spouses. I found the topic humorous because A.) A press release landed in my inbox that day about the...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    Sports    May 15, 2024

Bobcat boys earn four district track medals

In a tough battle against perennial track and field powerhouses, the Bobcat boys' teamfinished eighth at district competition, held May 9, in Atkinson. After the final starting gun sounded, three...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    School    May 8, 2024

Saying Goodbye

While a few tears flowed Saturday, most of the members of the Summerland Public School class of 2024 beamed during commencement exercises held in the main gym. The Summerland band played the...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    May 8, 2024

READY TO RUN

The rush of adrenaline a runner feels when crossing the finish line is indescribable, a highest high, a feeling of accomplishment. During a race, though, there are moments that give pause, causing run...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    May 8, 2024

Lush and lovely

Life for Jorden Barlow comes full circle. The 2014 Ewing High School graduate owns and operates The Lush Body Spa, in the administrative office suite, at the former school building. The spa...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    Opinion    May 8, 2024

-Isms: Views on life in rural America

"Wear sunscreen.” That is the first piece of advice given in “The Sunscreen Song,” a list of recommendations to the graduating class of 1999, set to music by Baz Luhrmann. It’s solid advice. Trust me,...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    May 8, 2024

Jury finds Ewing woman guilty of making terroristic threats

Last week, a jury convicted a Ewing woman of making terroristic threats against a former romantic interest, stemming from incidents that happened between Sept. 28 and Oct. 9, 2023. Jessica J. Snyder,...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    May 1, 2024

A Tale of Two Charters: Maulding instrumental in securing second Clearwater American Legion Charter

Don Maulding remembers the day paperwork to charter an American Legion Post in Clearwater arrived from the state post in Lincoln. He walked from Contois Motors, located where Orval's Auto Service...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    School    May 1, 2024

Summerland prepares to celebrate graduation of 19 students

Summerland Public School will bid farewell to its graduating class, Saturday, May 4. Commencement exercises will begin at 3 p.m., at the school, located at 51293 857th Road, Ewing. Summerland band,...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    School    May 1, 2024

Kester receives prestigious music award

Lenora Kester's instrumental music performance at district competition struck a chord with judges. The Summerland musician received an outstanding performance award for a flute solo at the April 19...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    Opinion    May 1, 2024

Original views on life from rural America

Over the weekend, Scott and I attended the annual Nebraska Press Association convention in Lincoln. Trust me, it’s one convention we likely won’t forget. Imagine being in a room with 100 other ind...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    April 24, 2024

Tea for Two

Lynae Stelling dreamed of hosting a mother-daughter tea. Her vision became reality, Saturday, as the Orchard Historical Society hosted its first-ever tea party at The Rex. Society member Jillian Henn...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    April 24, 2024

Chamber kickstarts fundraising for Clearwater Veterans Park

Six flags, recognizing each branch of the U.S. military, flank the American stars and stripes on the eastern edge of Clearwater's newest addition, Veterans Park. A cement walkway is poured and will...

 

Isms: Original views on life from rural America

There will never be another Rita. My first memories of the Orchard elementary teacher are from 2008, when I filled in during maternity leave for Kortney Sayers. Rita Shabram was one of the first...

 

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