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  • Squeeze play

    Jul 17, 2024

    An unidentified Red Cross worker checks on Eli Thiele, as he squeezes a ball while donating blood. Thiele was one of 24 donors, including two first-timer attendees, who contributed to the July 11 blood drive at the Clearwater American Legion....

  • Louis Thiele

    Jul 3, 2024

    Louis Thiele 1932 - 2008 Funeral services for Louis Thiele, 91, of Clearwater, were Friday, June 28, at St. Theresa's Catholic Church in Clearwater. Burial was in St. Theresa's Catholic Cemetery with military rites conducted by Clearwater American Legion Post #267. Snider Memorial Funeral Home handled the arrangements, Louis died on Monday, June 24, 2024, at Arbor Care in Neligh. Condolences may be directed to the family at http://www.snidermemorial.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be give...

  • Louis Thiele

    Jun 26, 2024

    Funeral services for Louis Thiele, 91, of Clearwater, will be 10 a.m., Friday, June 28, at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Clearwater Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 27, with a wake service at 7 p.m. at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Clearwater. Burial will be in St. Theresa’s Catholic Cemetery with military rites conducted by Clearwater American Legion Post #267. Snider Memorial Funeral Home is handling the arrangements, Louis passed away on Monday, June 24, 2024, at Arbor Care in Neligh. Condolences may be directed to the f...

  • Donate blood in Clearwater

    Jun 26, 2024

    The American Red Cross reports that blood donors are critically needed following a sharp decrease in donations since late spring. Area residents will have an opportunity to donate in Clearwater, Thursday, July 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the American Legion. "All blood types are needed, especially donors giving type O blood and those giving platelets," Red Cross officials said. Individuals who donate are asked to bring a donor card or photo identification. To schedule an appointment, call...

  • Louis Thiele

    Jun 19, 2024

    Funeral services for Louis Thiele, 91, of Clearwater, will be 10 a.m., Friday, June 28, at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Clearwater Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 27, with a wake service at 7 p.m. at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Clearwater. Burial will be in St. Theresa’s Catholic Cemetery with Military Rites conducted by Clearwater American Legion Post #267. Snider Memorial Funeral Home is handling the arrangements, Louis passed away on Monday, June 24, 2024, at Arbor Care in Neligh. Condolences may be directed to the f...

  • Thank you for your service

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Jun 5, 2024

    Three veterans were recognized for their service during recent presentations in Clearwater and Ewing. On May 18, in Clearwater, brothers Ed Muff, of rural Clearwater, and Wayne Muff, of Fremont, each received a Quilt of Valor. On Memorial Day, Ewing resident Alan Potter received a quilt. The presentation was made during the Memorial Day program. Veterans heard the story of Blue Star military mom, Catherine Roberts, whose dream of a solider facing difficult times resulted in the same solider...

  • Ewing Hall of Fame

    May 29, 2024

    The Village of Ewing inducted its latest class into the hall of fame, Sunday, during FunFest activities. Doris Ann and the late Fred Bollwitt and Marilyn and the late Jimmy Good are members of the 2024 class. Here are their stories: Doris Ann and the late Fred Bollwitt Community connections. The phrase describes contributions Doris and the late Fred Bollwitt made to Ewing. The couple spent their lives modeling what a difference volunteering makes. Born and raised in Ewing, Fred graduated from...

  • Communities plan Memorial Day programs

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|May 22, 2024

    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 gather at 10:30 a.m., at the Elkhorn River Bridge and again at 10:45 at the cemetery. Bret Rix will be the speaker. Curtis Bolling will provide music. In case of inclemet weather, the event will be held at the Clearwater American Legion at 10:30 a.m. Ewing Sanders American Legion Post 214 will present...

  • Class of 2024

    May 8, 2024

    Scholarship Recipients CHRISTIAN BEHNK UNL Husker Power Scholarship UNL O & G Kammerer Scholarship Paul D. Cooper Scholarship KELTON BRUHN Northeast Community College Livestock Judging Scholarship ALANNA DOLL Creighton University Award Scholarship Menard Family Business Scholarship Father John Labaj Scholarship The John Greer Memorial Scholarship Timothy J. Thramer Memorial Scholarship AISLYNN KESTER NECC Scholastic Contest Waiver Clearwater Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Scott L. Reynolds...

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

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|May 1, 2024

    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 currently sits, to retrieve the mail. "There was a form to fill out," Maulding said. "We were so anxious to get our post." He walked back to the garage, reviewed the form and developed a plan of action. "I started down Main Street, going door to door." During his walk, he secured signatures from...

  • Chamber kickstarts fundraising for Clearwater Veterans Park

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Apr 24, 2024

    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 feature a granite monument with names of area heroes who took a piece of Clearwater to the war zone and, in some instances, made the selfless sacrifice. A mural featuring a solider covers the south wall of the Clearwater Public Library, establishing a backdrop for the area. Eventually, a statue of a...

  • PUBLIC HEARING PROCEEDINGS Village of Clearwater BOARD OF TRUSTEES February 26, 2024

    Mar 6, 2024

    PUBLIC HEARING PROCEEDINGS Village of Clearwater BOARD OF TRUSTEES February 26, 2024 The Board of Trustees of the Village of Clearwater met for a public hearing Monday, Feb. 26, at 6:30 p.m., in the fire hall meeting room. Purpose of the hearing was to consider liquor license additions for The Waterhole and American Legion and a new liquor license for Two Bills Steakhouse. Hearing opened at 6:31 p.m. Notice of hearing was given in advance by publication in “Summerland Advocate-Messenger,” was posted at US Post Office in Clearwater, Cle...

  • SPECIAL JOINT PROCEEDINGS Village of Clearwater BOARD OF TRUSTEES February 26, 2024

    Mar 6, 2024

    SPECIAL JOINT PROCEEDINGS Village of Clearwater BOARD OF TRUSTEES February 26, 2024 The Board of Trustees of the Village of Clearwater met for a special meeting Monday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m., in the fire hall meeting room. Purpose of the meeting was to take action on liquor license applications and discuss the library and village office building remodel with the library board. Meeting opened at 7 p.m. Notice of meeting was given in advance by publication in “Summerland Advocate-Messenger,” was posted at US Post Office in Clearwater, Cle...

  • NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - BOARD OF TRUSTEES VILLAGE OF CLEARWATER

    Feb 14, 2024

    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - BOARD OF TRUSTEES VILLAGE OF CLEARWATER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Clearwater will be held Monday, Feb. 26, 2024, at 6:30 p.m., at the fire hall meeting room and will be open to the public. Purpose of the meeting is to hear approval or opposition from the community regarding a new liquor license for Two Bills Steakhouse, adding an outdoor beer garden to The Waterhole liquor license and adding the café building and an outdoor beer garden to the American...

  • NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING BOARD OF TRUSTEES VILLAGE OF CLEARWATER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that

    Feb 14, 2024

    NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING BOARD OF TRUSTEES VILLAGE OF CLEARWATER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a special meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Clearwater will be held Monday, Feb. 26, 2024, at 7 p.m., at the fire hall meeting room. Purpose of the meeting is for discussion and possible action regarding a new liquor license for Two Bills Steakhouse, additions to the Waterhole and American Legion liquor licenses and remodeling plans for the library and village office building with the library board. An agenda for the special meeting...

  • Antelope County PRIMARY ELECTION NOTICE & OFFICES TO BE FILLED BY ELECTION AND FILING DEADLINES

    Jan 25, 2024

    Antelope County PRIMARY ELECTION NOTICE & OFFICES TO BE FILLED BY ELECTION AND FILING DEADLINES I, Lisa Payne, Antelope County Clerk/Election Commissioner, hereby give notice of the offices to be filled by election that will appear on the 2024 Primary Election Ballot to be held May 14, 2024, in Antelope County, Nebraska, as per State Statute 32-601. Notice is also given that the filing deadline for such offices are: Feb. 15, 2024, for incumbents and March 1, 2024, for non-incumbents. An incumbent is anyone serving in an elective office, even...

  • William Gillette Jr

    Jan 25, 2024

    Funeral services for William S. Gillette Jr., 81, formerly of Clearwater, will be 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 29, at Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Clearwater, with Father James Kramper officiating. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 29, before the funeral service, at the funeral Home. Burial will be in Clearwater Cemetery with military rites by Clearwater American Legion and Son of Legion Post #267. William passed away Jan. 24, 2024 at Norfolk Veterans Home in Norfolk. Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Clearwater is handling the...

  • Legion renovation project 'likely' to continue

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Dec 14, 2023

    Plans to renovate the Clearwater American Legion building will continue. On Sunday, Sons of the American Legion members Tom Thiele and Fred Thiele told a group of approximately 30 community members that pledges for fundraising have been coming in. “Contributions have been really good,” Fred Thiele said. Clearwater Chamber of Commerce donated $100,000 and the Clearwater Sons of the American Legion kicked in $25,000, in addition to pledges for the project. Thiele estimated approximately $25...

  • Legion renovation meeting planned

    Dec 7, 2023

    Clearwater residents are invited to a Dec. 10 meeting, at the Clearwater Legion, for continued talks on the renovation project. Sons of the American Legion commander Kelly Kerkman said the meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Pledge cards may be turned in prior to the meeting....

  • Old-fashioned Christmas coming to Clearwater

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Nov 30, 2023

    Clearwater residents will begin the holiday season with an old-fashioned Christmas, Sunday, Dec. 3. Between 5 and 7:30 p.m., soup, sandwiches, desserts and drinks will be served at the American Legion. Donations to the Antelope County Food Pantry will be accepted. Canned items may be dropped off at the event. Sleigh rides will be available on Main Street through the event.Santa Claus will make an appearance, so youngsters are urged to bring a wish list to share with jolly old St. Nick. The...

  • Donate blood in Clearwater

    Nov 30, 2023

    An American Red Cross blood drive will be held Thursday, Dec. 7, at the American Legion in Clearwater. Donations will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Individuals who donate between Dec. 1 and 17 will receive a $10 Amazon gift card. Register at redcrossblood.org/donate....

  • What's next in DTR?

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Nov 23, 2023

    Ed. note: This is the second in a series about Clearwater's downtown revitalization efforts. When Clearwater village officials receive the Downtown Revitalization Capital Improvement Plan, it will include proposed improvements at focus areas, which were unveiled Nov. 8, during an open house at the American Legion. Additionally, it will outline what types of infrastructure and streetscape improvements may best fit the village, based on feedback from visitors during the open house. Bobbi Pettit,...

  • PROCEEDINGS ANTELOPE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS Neligh, Nebraska November 14th, 2023

    Nov 23, 2023

    Chairman opened the meeting. Notice of meeting published as required by statute. Approved agenda. Approved minutes of the Nov. 7, 2023, BOC meeting and Nov. 7, 2023, BOE meeting. Correspondence was reviewed. Reports were reviewed: sheriff’s fee report and treasurer’s sweep account report. Review of claims. Approved payroll. Approved vendor claims. General: AMERICAN LEGION POST 172 ex 256.63; AMERITAS LIFE INS CORP ins 19,718.63; ANTELOPE CO COURT ex 207.00; ANTELOPE CO TREAS ex 126.24; AMH ex 343.00; APEX THERAPY SVC ex 955.00; APPEARA ex 71.12...

  • Campaign begins for Legion renovation

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Nov 23, 2023

    Following a Sunday informational meeting, at the Clearwater Legion, members of the Sons of the American Legion and Clearwater Legion, fundraising efforts will begin immediately. Sons of the American Legion Commander Kelly Kerkman said the current Legion building has several problems, including a leaky roof, a rotten kitchen floor, lights and expensive utility bills. "When you start fixing those things, you get to the point of where you do you stop and turn the page to a couple options?" Kerkman...

  • Potential for downtown development unveiled at Clearwater open house

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Nov 16, 2023

    Clearwater residents received a sneak peak of what the village's business district could look like, Nov. 8, during an open house at the American Legion. Bobbi Pettit, owner of Five Rule Rural Planning, along with other members of the planning team, shared concepts designed by architect Patrick Moore, an architect with Good Life Architecture, in Kearney; landscape architect Austin Arens, with RDG Planning & Design in Omaha; and John Zwingman, civil engineer with Advanced Consulting Engineering...

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