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  • Vinyl collecting alive in Lincoln as popularity rises

    Helen Howard, Nebraska News Service|Apr 3, 2024

    Passion for music and its format fuels the decision to purchase and sell music physically every day. A MusicWatch study in March 2022 estimated that 18 million consumers ages 13 and older, purchased a vinyl record, which is a 27% increase from 2020. Billboard concluded that 47.1% of album sales in the U.S. were vinyl record sales. Fifty-seven percent of physical albums were sold on vinyl and outsold their competing formats. "The best part of vinyl records is that it's real. It's a physical...

  • New date, time set for Orchard Easter egg hunt

    Mar 27, 2024

    Orchard's Easter egg hunt will take place a day early. The annual event will be held Friday, March 29, at 6 p.m., at the Orchard Community Center. The hunt was originally planned for Saturday, March 30. Orchard Community Club, Northeast NE Heating and Cooling and Old School Thrift Store are sponsors....

  • Organizations announce Easter egg hunt information

    Mar 20, 2024

    The Clearwater Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a event March 23, at 1 p.m., at the village park. Newborns to up to age 10 are eligible to participate for prizes. Clearwater Public Library will donate books to youngsters who find special eggs. Ewing Young Members Club will hold its annual hunt, Saturday, March 30, at Schmidt Park. Mark your calendars for the Orchard Easter egg hunt, planned for March 30. The event will begin at 1:30 at the football field. Orchard Community Club, Old School...

  • Weather-related announcements/closings

    Jan 11, 2024

    Here are weather-related announcements. Email [email protected] to add your announcements. ALL WEEK: • The Old School Thrift Store, in Orchard, will be closed ALL WEEK. Tuesday, Jan. 16: • The mobile food pantry in Neligh has been canceled. • 10 A.M. late start at Summerland Public Schools. No PK. Buses will run where possible. For bus riders, if you feel that a bus or van is unable to get to your house in the morning, please contact your bus driver and the school office. Stude...

  • Nebraska Wesleyan Costume library holds 60,000 plus items available for Nebraska theater programs, public

    Marissa Kraus, Nebraska News Service|Oct 26, 2023

    Every day, Ellen Rudd ventures down to the basement of the Nebraska Wesleyan's theater building, Elder Theatre Center. She enters a whole new world – or rather, an infinite amount of worlds. Rudd doesn't have a typical job and this isn't a typical basement. Rudd is manager of the costume library, which holds an inventory of an estimated 60,000 costumes, props and shoes. Established in 1980, the costume library acts as a significant resource for theater departments in and outside of Nebraska. I...

  • Lou Ann Frasch

    Oct 26, 2023

    Memorial Service for Lou Ann Frasch, 88, of Ewing, will be Monday, Oct. 30, at 3 p.m., at St. Dominic Hall in Ewing, with Pastor Wayne Smith officiating. Burial will be Ewing City Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be at 2 p.m. until time of service at St. Dominic Hall. Lou passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023, at Faith Regional Hospital in Norfolk. Condolences may be directed to the family at www.snidermemorialfh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Ewing Library. ~~~~~ Lou Ann Frasch, of Ewing, passed on to her next j...

  • PROCEEDINGS ANTELOPE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

    Jul 6, 2023

    PROCEEDINGS ANTELOPE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS Neligh, Nebraska June 27, 2023 Chairman opened the meeting. Notice of meeting published as required by statute. Approved agenda. Approved minutes of the June 13, 2023, BOC Meeting. Review of Claims. Approved vendor claims. General: APPEARA ex 34.70; APPLIED CONN TECH ut 3,862.73; AXON ENTERPRISE ex 4,210.61; BLACK HILLS ENERGY ut 372.08; BOMGAARS ex 177.92; DEBORAH BRANSTITER ex 439.08; CASH-WA DISTRIBUTING ex 11,065.90; CHARM-TEX ex 3,359.90; CORNHUSKER STATE INDUSTRIES ex 1,300.00; DAS STATE...

  • Commissioners approve new stipulations for county improvement fund

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Mar 23, 2023

    Organizations and non-profit groups in Antelope County applying for funding through the county’s Antelope County Visitors Improvement Fund will need to familiarize themselves with new rules regarding improvement fund disbursements. Antelope County commissioners, during a March 7 meeting, approved and authorized chairman, Charlie Henery, to sign a resolution that will “hold fund-request applications until the balance of the fund is above $5,000, at which time the application requests will be con...

  • Orchard community-wide survey deadline set

    Dec 8, 2022

    Orchard residents are urged to complete a survey, offering ideas and opinions for the future of the village. Orchard Village Board of Trustees, along with Five Rule Rural Planning, of Kearney, have partnered to complete planning documents for community improvement projects. The process will include a housing study, comprehensive development plan and downtown revitalization plan. Paper copies of the survey are available at the village office Dusty's and Old School Thrift Store. The survey may...

  • Giving Back

    Nov 3, 2022

    Giving back • Bev Krutz of the Orchard Old School Thrift Store presents a check to Orchard Fire Department members Ryan Bergman, Pat Bergman and Colton Hahn. "Orchard and the surrounding area appreciates all of the volunteers who serve the department," Krutz said. The Orchard Old School Thrift Store is a non-profit thrift store, located in the former school, in Orchard....

  • Meet me at the thrift shop

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Sep 8, 2022

    A group of individuals from the Orchard area cashed in on a lifelong dream, creating the newest business in town. Old School Thrift Store, Inc., opened its doors Thursday, Sept. 1. Several customers arrived shortly before the 10 a.m. opening time, hoping to cash in on treasures. As shoppers entered the former Orchard school building, chairs, filled with planters of mums, offered a cheery welcome. Old School Thrift Store is located on the second floor of the building, filling five former...

  • Orchard trustees sift through thrift store proposal

    Erin Schwager, Journalist|Jun 23, 2022

    It was business as usual as several motions passed during the Village of Orchard Board of Trustees meeting, June 13. Trustee Dwight VanOstrand was unable to attend the meeting. Shelly Strope and Bev Krutz talked with trustees about a proposed thrift store being housed in the former Orchard schoolhouse. Strope said after discussions with a lawyer, a lease to be located in the schoolhouse will be necessary. Strope asked if the thrift store could use the entire second floor Chairman Stephanie...

  • Despite wrench in plans, Orchard village will pursue former school building

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Mar 31, 2022

    Village of Orchard officials will continue talks with the Summerland School board of education regarding the sale of the former Orchard school building and grounds. After listening to input from community members for nearly an hour, Monday evening, during a community meeting, village chairperson Stephanie Cleveland said she and trustee John Ferguson will meet with the school's Building and Grounds Committee members again April 1. Video of the Orchard community meeting available on the SAM YouTub...