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Growing tips for a Chrismas cactus

It's a cactus, so it should be easy to care for – I just water it sparingly and keep it dry, right?  Wrong.  Whether you have a Thanksgiving or Christmas cactus (or an Easter one, for that matter...

 

Community Events Calendar

Submit an Event Friday, November 11 Veterans Day program Veterans Day program at Summerland School, 10:30 a.m. Bobcat JH Wrestling Bobcat JH wrestling tri @ St. Mary's, 6 p.m. Saturday, November 12 Sunday, November 13 Veterans Supper Veterans... Full story

 

-Isms: Views on life in rural America

The gift of gratitude. The topic has definitely been on my mind lately, even moreso as the holiday season approaches. I’ll blame TikTok for the latest obsession. Earlier this month, East Idaho...

 

Gratitude for grandparents

A three-pound baby entered the world in recent days. This precious child was born after his mom spent seven weeks in the hospital on bedrest. At home, Dad and two siblings were working, going to...

 

BOIL NOTICE

Clearwater village officials notified residents and businesses, Friday, a boil notice will be in effect until further notice. Per regulations with National Primary Drinking Water Regulations, the village’s public water system violated...

 

Treat your guests to a special holiday weekend

Having guests for Thanksgiving dinner is great. Having treasured friends and family stick around for a couple of extra days is even better. But guests have to eat and you just spent a week (or more!)...

 

School announces holiday schedule

Summerland Public School will not be in session Wednesday, Nov. 23 through Friday, Nov. 25, for Thanksgiving break. Classes will resume Monday, Nov. 28, at the regularly scheduled time. The one-act...

 

Out my kitchen window

Sometimes I need to look out my front door rather than out my kitchen window. Today was one of those moments. What a show I was gifted with. The sunrise was a ribbon of colors that would be very hard...

 

Fundraiser planned for Orchard community center

Looking for a way to unwind after the Thanksgiving feast? Make plans to attend Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos, Nov. 26 at the Orchard community center. The fundraiser will support Orchard’s community center. Happy hour will be held from 6 to 7...

 

Get a jump on holiday shopping

Something for everyone. That's how organizer Courtney Soper, of Page, describes offerings at Saturday's Harvest Merchant Market, planned in Clearwater, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will feature app...

 
 By Addie Costello    News    August 11, 2022

Roadside babies, dangerous births part of risk in small town Nebraska

Jasmine Gutschow felt nauseous when she woke up a few days before Thanksgiving last year. She brushed it off as typical pregnancy symptoms. She told her fiance he should head into work – the baby,...

 

Prime rib with side of history: Johnny's, iconic Stockyards steakhouse, turns 100

It’s 7:30 p.m. on a wintry Friday night and the parking lot outside Johnny’s Cafe, a South Omaha landmark, is jammed. The scent of seared steak wafts out the heavy, faux-bronze doors as they swing...

 

-Isms: Views on life in rural America

During a week when gratitude is at the forefront, it seems strange to be viewing and reading about toxic positivity. News about the psychological phrase is plastered everywhere, or so it seems....

 

Practicing gratitude

I love Thanksgiving. I love preparing the food all day and enjoying it while sitting around a table with some of the people I love most. And, there is one holiday tradition I have grown to adore. As...

 

Look Beyond Pumpkin Pie For Holiday Desserts

It's no secret I'm not a big fan of pumpkin pie. Especially pumpkin pie topped with whipped cream. I know for some folks confessing I don't like pumpkin pie is practically criminal, but it is what it... Full story

 

Late delivery for Thanksgiving edition

Due to unforeseen circumstances with our delivery service, the Nov. 25 edition of the Advocate-Messenger will more than likely not arrive in your mailbox until Friday or Saturday. Newspapers were...

 

Countdown to Thanksgiving

Turkey basics If this is your first time preparing a turkey, here are a few pointers to keep in mind. These safety tips and recommendations come from the United States Department of Agriculture. Befor... Full story

 

Commissioners approve promotion, improvement grants

Antelope County Commissioners approved five tourism grants during Tuesday’s meeting, in Neligh. Two promotional grants were approved for the Neligh Chamber of Commerce, for $350 apiece. One grant...

 

-Isms: Views on life in rural America

I will start by apologizing to my daughter Courtney. While I like the changing colors of fall and absolutely love football, I do not get excited about pumpkin spice everything. Sorry. I just can’t....

 

-Isms: Views on life in rural America

Where were you 50 years ago, on Thanksgiving, when two of the top college football programs battled it out in what is known as the game of the century? I was hoping for a repeat outcome Saturday,...

 

Proceedings Village of Clearwater Board of Trustees August 9, 2021

PROCEEDINGS VILLAGE OF CLEARWATER BOARD OF TRUSTEES August 9, 2021 The Board of Trustees of the Village of Clearwater met in regularsession Monday, Aug. 9, at 7:30 p.m., in the fire hall meeting room. Meeting opened at 7:30 p.m. Notice of meeting...

 

SAM finishes third in digital, earns 11 better newspaper contest awards

The Summerland Advocate-Messenger finished third in the Class A digital sweepstakes of the Nebraska Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest. Awards were announced June 17, via video...

 

The upside of 2020

Despite a pandemic that saw life around us change, not everything in 2020 was bad. Advocate-Messenger employees share a personal glimpse of the hope they experienced in 2020 and offer a wish for the...

 

-Isms: Views on life in rural America

“I need a sign to let me know you’re here. All of these lines are being crossed over the atmosphere...” That song lyric, from “Calling All Angels,” by Train, kept replaying in my mind...

 

Holiday pies

I have a confession to make: I’ve never really learned how to make pie crust. In fact, most of the pies I’ve served in my life have a connection to Pillsbury, Mrs. Smith or the bakery department f...

 

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