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 By Mark Mahoney    News    October 22, 2020 

Write-in candidates file for Clearwater board

Antelope County residents who want to request ballots for early voting in the 2020 general election soon will run out of time to do so. The deadline for requesting ballots by mail or fax a request to...

 
 By Mark Mahoney    News    October 22, 2020 

Commissioners accept Ofe's resignation

Antelope County may need to weed out candidates depending on how many applications it receives from people wanting to replace a longtime employee. The board of commissioners received a letter of...

 
 By Mark Mahoney    News    October 15, 2020

Invenergy requests road closure on one-mile stretch

Invenergy has requested the permanent closure of a stretch of road near its Thunderhead wind project in southwest Antelope County. County highway superintendent Brian McDonald spoke to the board of...

 
 By Mark Mahoney    News    October 15, 2020

Antelope County weed superintendent submits resignation

Bruce Ofe is planning to retire from the position of Antelope County weed superintendent. The Oakdale man turned in his letter of resignation to the board of commissioners during their meeting...

 
 By Mark Mahoney    News    October 8, 2020

Lambert Pumpkin Patch plans Fall festival

The orange, green and white orbs lining the driveway to Lambert Melons are a sign of the fall season. With the arrival of autumn, that means the time has come again for the rural Ewing farm's fall...

 
 By Mark Mahoney    News    October 8, 2020

Ewing couple grows great pumpkins

Larry and Tamra Ziems are crazy about growing pumpkins of all shapes and sizes. The rural Ewing couple own CraZ Pumpkins, which has seasonal stands in Ewing and Clearwater, with pumpkins and gourds...

 
 By Mark Mahoney    News    October 1, 2020

Auto repair business gears up for expansion

An automotive repair business in downtown Clearwater is revving up for an expansion. Main Street Repair is in the early phases of constructing an addition on its north side that will double the size...

 
 By Mark Mahoney    News    October 1, 2020

Local trees harvested for Lakota purification ceremony

Keith Curley went hunting in northeast Nebraska recently, but not for animals; he was looking for a certain type of tree. The Ganado, Arizona, man found what he was looking for Friday afternoon,...

 

Dry conditions affects farmers, producers

Antelope and Holt counties have been dealing with mostly dry weather for the past two months. The two northeast Nebraska counties recently saw already dry conditions worsen, according to the U.S....

 

Commissioners discuss sheriff department's inventory

An Antelope County commissioner had several questions about an annual agenda item during the board’s meeting Tuesday, Sept. 8, in Neligh. Commissioner Dean Smith was curious about the 2020...

 

Commissioners approve road plan

Fred Thiele wants to make sure part of a gravel road located near Clearwater is not forgotten by Antelope County. The rural Clearwater resident was the only member of the public to speak up on the...

 

Letter from law firm asks county to maintain signage

A rural Orchard couple have submitted a complaint to Antelope County about an “Engine Braking Prohibited” sign located near their property. The board of commissioners discussed a letter Tuesday,...

 
 By Mark Mahoney    News    September 3, 2020

Ranch to table

Don and Rachel Linquist invite people to be curious about their cattle company. The couple own and operate DH Longhorn, a Page-based business that provides pasture-raised Texas Longhorn beef from...

 
 By Mark Mahoney    News    September 3, 2020

Agricultural field day planned near Creighton

People who want to enjoy an agricultural field day that will feature a variety of topics will soon will have the chance. A demonstration field day will be held 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Sept. 9, at th...

 
 By Mark Mahoney    School    August 27, 2020

In God's hands

Cancer cannot keep Barb Roland out of the classroom. The K-6 Title I teacher and literacy coordinator for Summerland Public School in Ewing has been battling various oral cancers for the past 11...

 
 By Mark Mahoney    News    August 20, 2020

Commissioners approve accomodations for jury selection

The selection of a jury for an upcoming trial in an Antelope County civil case will have to be moved from its usual location due to the COVID-19 pandemic. District court clerk Angela Mortensen and...

 
 By Mark Mahoney    News    August 20, 2020

County libraries receive funding increase

Antelope County has raised its annual financial contribution to the county library association for the first time in three years. The board of commissioners approved an increase for each of the county...

 
 By Mark Mahoney    News    August 13, 2020

Dittrich withdraws application for county emergency manager

Antelope County still is looking for a new emergency manager. Part-time county road foreman Casey Dittrich had applied for the position, but he withdrew his application during the board of...

 
 By Mark Mahoney    News    August 13, 2020

Commissioners approve KXL road agreement

The Antelope County Board of Commissioners has approved a road-use agreement for the duration of potential construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline. However, the board’s decision was neither quick...

 
 By Mark Mahoney    News    August 10, 2020

Commissioners approve road plan

Fred Thiele wants to make sure part of a gravel road located near Clearwater is not forgotten by Antelope County. The rural Clearwater resident was the only member of the public to speak up on the...

 
 By Mark Mahoney    School    August 6, 2020

Summerland sites tackle summer to-do lists

Only one of the three Summerland Public Schools sites has seen much in the way of building repair projects this summer. The school locations in Clearwater, Ewing and Orchard underwent normal summer...

 
 By Mark Mahoney    News    July 30, 2020

Orchard business knocks it 'out of the park' with sports offering

Jeff Shabram is always game to talk to people about a longtime hobby of his. The 43-year-old collector owns and operates Around The Horn Sportscards, located on the southeast corner of the...

 

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