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  • School board approves resignations, meal prices

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Jun 19, 2024

    Summerland board of education members approved two resignations during the June 10 meeting. Alyssa Beed, a paraprofessional, resigned since she is moving out of the area. Superintendent Kyle Finke said, "At this time, we'll kind of wait to see where we're going. I don't know if we necessarily need to replace her." Finke said that decision could be made closer to the beginning of the school year. Kathy Strope informed Finke she was not interested in returning to work in the kitchen, but she...

  • PROCEEDINGS VILLAGE OF CLEARWATER BOARD OF TRUSTEES

    Jun 19, 2024

    PROCEEDINGS VILLAGE OF CLEARWATER BOARD OF TRUSTEES June 10, 2024 The Board of Trustees of the Village of Clearwater met for a regular meeting Monday, June 10, at 7 p.m., in the fire hall meeting room. 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, Clearwater Market and Cornerstone Bank-Clearwater and was given to board members prior to meeting. Public was informed of location of Open Meeting Act poster. Present: Kelly Kerkman, Marsha...

  • Arroyo competes in all-star duals

    Jun 12, 2024

    Ammy Arroyo, a 2024 Summerland graduate, competed Saturday in the All-Star Wrestling Duals in Grand Island. Arroyo, who placed fourth in the 190-pound division at the 2024 state tourney, faced Darian Earth of Winnebago. Arroyo won the match, by pin....

  • PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION

    Jun 12, 2024

    PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION June 10, 2024 Summerland Public School Board of Education met in regular session, Monday, June 10, 2024, at the school board meeting room. President Steve Thiele opened the meeting, which was advertised in the June 5, 2024, newspapers, to order at 7 p.m. Thiele noted the Open Meetings Act posted in the boardroom. Roll call was taken. Present: Scott Thiele, Thiele, Austin Twibell, Jeremy Wagner. Absent: Ed Nordby, Nate Schwager. Motion by Twibell, seconded by Wagner, to approve absence of N...

  • APPROVED BILLS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL

    Jun 12, 2024

    APPROVED BILLS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL Ubetcha Auto Sales, 2023 Ford Transit Van - ESSER III, 49,900.00; Amazon Capital services, Inc., sup/annual Prime membership, 9.486.43; Antelope Memorial Hospital, bus driver physicals, 585.00; B.E. Publishing, textbooks, 4,892.25; Black Hills Energy, nat gas, 187.15; Blain Pumping & Plumbing, pumping septic tanks, 840.00; Blick Art Materials, sup, 1,805.33; Bluum of Minnesota, LLC, sup, 44.16; Bomgaars, sup, 4.85; Broadberry, server, 7,675.00; Capital One Bk(USA), NA, sup/postage, 4,308.90; Cathy...

  • Policy updates, meal prices top school board agenda

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Jun 5, 2024

    Summerland Board of Education will face a light agenda when it meets in regular session, June 10, at 7 p.m. Only three items of new business appear on the agenda as of June 4. A copy of the agenda, reflecting changes, will be available for public inspection at the administrative office at the school during normal business hours. Meal prices for students and adults will be reviewed and set. Policy updates will also be noted. One action item includes resignations. The meeting will be the final...

  • NOTICE OF MEETING SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION

    Jun 5, 2024

    NOTICE OF MEETING SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Summerland Public School Board of Education will be held Monday, June 10, at 7 p.m., in the school board room and will be open to the public. An agenda is kept continuously current and available for public inspection at the administrative office. Except for items of an emergency nature, the agenda shall not be enlarged later than 24 hours before the scheduled commencement of the meeting. The Summerland Board of Education reserves the...

  • Par for the course

    Jun 5, 2024

    The greens at Summerland Golf Course were smoking hot, May 26, as golfers vied for prize money and bragging rights at the Ewing Young Members Club Putt-For-Dough Contest and the Hole-In-One Contest sponsored by KBRX and EYMC. Putt-For-Dough Final Four: Chris Dewald: 27.25 inches Aaron Kruger: 46.5 inches Holden Wentzler 85 inches Cody Sanders: 103.5 inches Hole-In-One Final Drive: Scott Young: 7' 5 inches Dalton Williby: 14' 4 inchees Cody Sanders: 16' 1 inch Brock Kaczor: 28' 3 inches Troy...

  • Miller hired for math position

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|May 29, 2024

    A longtime educator will fill a void this fall at Summerland Public Schools. Laurel Miller, who previously taught at Clearwater, will teach math. Cathy Cooper, elementary principal, said only a handful of applications were received to fill a position left vacant after Jacob Birch accepted the junior/senior high school principal's job. Cooper, along with incoming superintendent Molly Aschoff, talked with former retirees about the position. "Laurel (Miller) has both a science and math...

  • School support staff receives pay increase

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|May 29, 2024

    Hourly pay rates for Summerland Public School classified staff will increase 4% beginning this fall. Superintendent Kyle Finke suggested the increase during the board of education’s May 14 meeting. He also recommended increasing bus wages for any regular bus route more than 40 miles or activity pay to $15 per hour. “Looking at what we have for classified staff, I think it’s a fair increase for them. It gets everyone over the minimum wage shift to $13.50 on Jan. 1,” the superintendent said. N...

  • Mlnarik will suit up in volleyball all-star game

    May 29, 2024

    Northeast Community College will once again host the 2024 Northeast Nebraska All-Star Volleyball Game. The contest will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 8 at the Cox Activities Center in Norfolk. Summerland grad Adyson Mlnarik will join her cousin, Mya Hedstrom, of St. Mary’s on the dark team. Members of the light team, with the high school where they played, include: Jaya Wachholtz, Pierce; Chloe Hanel, Clarkson; Daveigh Munter-McAfee, Wakefield; Allison Wieseler, Wynot; Teya Boyer, Plainview; Jayden Ehrisman, Guardian Angels Central C...

  • PROCEEDINGS VILLAGE OF EWING BOARD OF TRUSTEES

    May 29, 2024

    PROCEEDINGS VILLAGE OF EWING BOARD OF TRUSTEES May 13, 2024 The Ewing Village Board of Trustees convened in regular session on May 13, 2024, at 7 p.m. at the city hall. Notice of the meeting was published May 8, 2024, in the Summerland Advocate-Messenger. An agenda was kept current and on file at the village clerk’s office. Chairman, James Ramold, called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. Notice was given to the posted location of the open meetings law. Board members present were Dustin Jorgensen, Dustin Wright, Katie Cunningham and James R...

  • Thirty teams compete in booster club golf tournament

    May 29, 2024

    Approximately 120 individuals vied for prizes and bragging rights, Saturday, at the Summerland Booster Club Golf Tournament, held at Summerland Golf Course. Winners of the championship flight, determined by a tiebreaker, included Blake Bollwitt, Mark Steskal, Rita Anson and Josh Napier. Second place finishers included Tate and Kari Heiss, Dalton Williby and Neil Williby. In the second flight, Greg McGillivray and company claimed top honors, while Tori Young's team dominated the first flight. At...

  • All-star roundball game features Summerland grad

    May 29, 2024

    Northeast Community College will host some of the top high school players in the region at the 2024 Northeast Nebraska All-Star Basketball games on May 31. The girls’ game will tip off at 6 p.m., with the boys’ game following at 8 p.m., at the Cox Activities Center in Norfolk. Members of the girls’ light team, with the high school where they played, include: Madison Abbenhaus, Bloomfield; Chloe Hanel, Clarkson/Leigh; Abbie Kromarek and Teya Boyer, Plainview; Mya Hedstrom and Lorissa Reiman, O’Neill St. Mary’s; Avery Wegner, Pender; Isabel Ha...

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

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|May 22, 2024

    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 slowed to a trickle on a fateful September day in 2016. Thiele, then a fifth-grade student, was at home in Clearwater on Sept. 29, working on a math worksheet, alongside older brothers Eli and Alex. Alex and Jesse took a break, which turned into a wrestling match. "I still had a pencil in my hand,"...

  • 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...

  • Orchard trustees modify painting agreement

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|May 22, 2024

    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 Timmerman’s Painting, of O’Neill, in the amount of $7,061, for painting the gym, bathrooms, lobby, vestibule and heating, ventilation and air conditioning duct work at the community center. Following discussion on May 14, Tyson Schutt made a motion to modify the original motion to purchase paint fro...

  • REGULAR PROCEEDINGS VILLAGE OF CLEARWATER BOARD OF TRUSTEES

    May 22, 2024

    REGULAR PROCEEDINGS VILLAGE OF CLEARWATER BOARD OF TRUSTEES May 13, 2024 The Board of Trustees of the Village of Clearwater met for a regular meeting Monday, May 13, at 7 p.m., in the fire hall meeting room. 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, Clearwater Market and Cornerstone Bank-Clearwater and was given to board members prior to meeting. Public was informed of location of Open Meeting Act poster. Present: Kelly Kerkman, Co...

  • PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION

    May 22, 2024

    PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION May 14, 2024 Summerland Public School Board of Education met in regular session, Tuesday, May 14, 2024. President Steve Thiele called the meeting, which was advertised in the May 8, 2024, newspapers, to order at 7 p.m. Thiele noted the Open Meetings Act posted in the boardroom. Roll call was taken. Present: Ed Nordby, Nate Schwager, Scott Thiele, Steve Thiele, Austin Twibell. Absent: Wagner. Motion by Nordby, seconded by Thiele, to approve the absence of Jeremy Wagner. Voting aye: Nordby,...

  • APPROVED BILLS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL

    May 22, 2024

    APPROVED BILLS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL Amazon Capital Services, Inc., sup, 7,026.99; Black Hills Energy, nat gas, 273.77; Bluum of Minnesota, LLC, sup, 294.00; Capital One Bk(USA), NA, sup/gas/rooms/meals, 4,708.06; Chartwells Dining Srvices, meals NECC - eighth gr, 288.75; Clearwater Market, sup, 444.82; ColdType Publishing, print, 146.50; ControlTemp, Inc., rep, 201.79; Culligan of Norfolk, sup, 509.00; DAS State Acctg-Central Finance OCIO, internet line chrgs, 484.59; Demco, Inc., sup, 145.15; Dusty’s fuel, 340.56; Eakes Office S...

  • BATTLE AT BURKE

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|May 15, 2024

    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 Burke Stadium. Rifer and Switzer will compete Friday, May 17, at 9:30 a.m., in high jump. Medal presentations for that session's field events will take place at 1:15 p.m. On Saturday, Ahlers will vie for a high jump medal. Competition begins at 9:30 a.m. Medal presentations for the Saturday field...

  • Ewing Funfest offers full day of activities

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|May 15, 2024

    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, May 26. The morning will start at the Ewing Fire Hall. Volunteer fire and rescue department personnel will serve breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon. A freewill donation will be accepted. At 10:30 a.m., a community church service will be held at Ewing Full Gospel Church. "Heroes Among Us" is the theme for...

  • Conference announces scholastic honors

    May 15, 2024

    Recently, the Niobrara Valley Conference recognized students who earned a 28 or higher composite ACT score. Thirty-one students were named to the list, including Summerland juniors Carter Bergman and Sarah Wiese....

  • Anson receives academic honors

    May 15, 2024

    Northwest Missouri State University announced students named to the academic or president's honor rolls at the end of the 2024 spring semester. Charlie Anson, a 2022 Summerland grad, was named to the president's honor roll....

  • Scholarship recipient

    May 15, 2024

    Summerland High Graduate and Wayne State College student Faith King has received the Tom and Pat Cook Endowed Criminal Justice Scholarship for Wayne State. It recognizes excellence in the criminal justice field and other academic courses. It also considers GPA, ACT, and commitment to the field....

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