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 By LuAnn Schindler    News    May 28, 2020 

Cardenas joins SAM staff as summer intern

A Wayne State College senior will join the Summerland Advocate-Messenger staff, as an intern, through a program sponsored by the Nebraska Press Association. Morgan Cardenas, a 2016 graduate of Gothenb...

 
 News    May 28, 2020 

No decision reached to fund repairs of crumbling oil roads

Antelope County’s rural residents, who hoped for answers to deteriorating paved roads at a special meeting of the county commissioners last week, will have to wait a while longer. After spending nearly four hours of dialog with road superintendent...

 
 News    May 28, 2020 

Damage reported after storm hits area

Strong winds caused damage to trees and structures in the Page and Ewing areas, Saturday night. A line of heavy storms moved through the area overnight. In Page, several residents reported uprooted...

 
 News    May 28, 2020 

Ricketts announces new health measures

On May 21, Governor Pete Ricketts announced new directed health measures will take effect June 1. Phase one reopening DHMs will apply to the Central District Health Department - Hall, Hamilton and Mer...

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    May 28, 2020 

County judge works through varied caseload

The Honorable Donna Taylor sentenced three individuals last Wednesday, May 20, in the Antelope County courtroom, while handling a variety of cases, from city nuisance violations and bad checks to viol...

 
 News    May 28, 2020 

Windsor loin dinner served at Orchard church

Plan to pick up dinner, June 12, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church drive-through Windsor loin supper. Serving will begin at 5 and continue until 7 p.m., at 230 Cherry Street, in Orchard. Windsor loin,...

 
 By Morgan Cardenas    News    May 28, 2020 

Grant expands storage at Antelope County Food Pantry

The Antelope County Food Pantry located in Neligh has recently been awarded a refrigerator that can store multiple dairy items like milk, cheese, butter and more. The grant comes from Midwest Dairy,...

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    May 28, 2020 

Case of man who claimed sovereignty dismissed

A 23-year-old Oakdale man, who filed an appeal of his Antelope County conviction of two misdemeanor traffic counts with the Nebraska Supreme Court this past winter, faced the Honorable Donna Taylor...

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    May 28, 2020 

Convicted sex offender faces three felony charges in district court

A 21-year-old Oakdale man was bound over to Antelope County district court on three felony counts by the Honorable Donna Taylor on Wednesday. Wesley D. Hattula, currently incarcerated, waived his...

 
 News    May 28, 2020 

Nebraska Chamber's Leadership Nebraska selects local participants

The Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently announced that David Chochon, O'Neill, and Lauren Sheridan-Simonsen, Neligh, have been selected to participate in Leadership Nebraska Class...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    May 21, 2020

Crumbling conditions

Too many holes in the road to count. That's the situation on 516 Avenue, in a one-mile section from the Elkhorn River Bridge, north to the intersection of 853 Road. The condition of this stretch of...

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    May 21, 2020

Antelope County sheriff resigns as volunteer emergency manager

Antelope County Sheriff Robert Moore will no longer serve as the county's emergency manager. In a letter addressed to the Antelope County clerk, Moore said he felt he could no longer work under the...

 

Furstenau named hospital's Caring Kind recipient

Liz Furstenau, registered nurse and infection control director, is the 2020 Caring Kind Award winner of Antelope Memorial Hospital. She was recognized for the award, Tuesday, May 12, during National...

 

Click It or Ticket campaign begins

As the Memorial Day holiday approaches, the Nebraska Department of Transportation Highway Safety Office is partnering with state and local law enforcement to promote the importance of buckling up....

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    May 21, 2020

Multiple crimes send Atkinson man to penitentiary

Andrew J. Harris, 34, of Atkinson was sent to prison by the Honorable Mark Kozisek in the district court of Holt County on Monday. Harris was sentenced to concurrent 18-month terms in an institution...

 

Applications accepted for county emergency manager position

Public notice is hereby given that the Antelope County Board of Commissioners has determined the voluntary position of emergency manager for Antelope County, Nebraska, will be vacant. Pursuant to 81-829.46 Nebraska Revised Statutes, the vacancy will...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    May 21, 2020

Ewing voters approve economic development measure

In what may well become Antelope County's first election by mail resulted in voter turnout of 47.62%, according to county clerk Lisa Payne. Of the 4,488 registered voters in the county, 2,137 individu...

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    May 21, 2020

Antelope County commissioners consider bond to finance road repair

The Antelope County commissioners are considering a bond to finance extensive road repairs. “I think a big topic at this meeting will be what we will do with our oil roads, after our discussion...

 

NSP writes more than 200 citations for speeders reaching 100 miles per hour

As traffic volume slowly rises, Nebraska State Patrol troopers are seeing a dramatic increase in excessive speeding. In two months since the first directed health measures were issued, troopers have cited more than 200 motorists for driving more...

 

Area businesses pass tobacco compliance checks

North Central District Health Department recently partnered with the Nebraska State Patrol to conduct tobacco compliance checks in Antelope County. Checks aim to ensure retailers are properly checking I.D.’s and only selling to those who are 19 or...

 
 By Elizabeth Odell    News    May 21, 2020

The science of soap

Recently, hand washing has become a much-publicized defense against coronavirus and soap is the weapon of choice. Perhaps you can still hear your mother's voice as you walked through the kitchen...

 

Brugman joins Neligh, Clearwater economic development staff

The City of Neligh economic development director recently announced the hiring of a new assistant director of economic development. Brianna Brugman will begin working in Neligh, June 1. Brugman is a...

 

Memorial Day Weekend Kicks-Off "100 Days of Summer"

As Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial start of the summer travel season, Nebraska State Troopers will be on the road working day and night to keep Nebraska roads safe. "Troopers have been...

 

Flags to be flown at half-staff for Memorial Day, COVID-19 victims

Governor Pete Ricketts, in accordance with proclamations from President Donald J. Trump, announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff effective at noon, May 22, 2020....

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    May 14, 2020

Conserving the American spirit

A group of horseback riders ventured along the Cowboy Trail, and occasionally along Highway 275 Monday. Destination: Valentine. What initially began as a fundraiser for wildlife conservation in the...

 

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