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 By LuAnn Schindler    News    December 5, 2019 

Cookie Craze

Janie Olson arranges a dozen miniature pine tree-shaped cookies on a tray, grabs a bag of green frosting and begins piping the sweet cookie covering. First, she traces an outline along the edges...

 

Clearwater village website updated

Want to discover information about the village of Clearwater, its businesses and attractions? A newly updated website for the village was unveiled Tuesday, Dec. 3. Clearwater Economic Development...

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    December 5, 2019 

Taking deer without permit costs Bertrand man $2,000

Dustin L. Langenberg, 24, of Bertrand pleaded guilty to a Class 2 misdemeanor count of hunting/possession of game without a permit, in Holt County. He was fined $150 and costs of $49, in addition to...

 

Memorial service scheduled in O'Neill

The Northeast Nebraska Chapter of the Compassionate Friends will participate in the 23nd annual worldwide candle lighting memorial service, Sunday, Dec. 8, from 7 to 8 p.m., at the O’Neill United...

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    December 5, 2019 

Kozisek hands down sentences in drug, theft cases

Timothy L. Robinson, 37, of Norfolk was sentenced to 120 days in the Holt County Jail by the Honorable Mark Kozisek on Monday. He was given credit for 36 days previously served. Robinson was convicted...

 

Visit Santa at the Farmers Store in Page

Youngsters in the Page area are invited to visit the Farmers Store, Saturday, Dec. 7, for a visit with Santa Claus. The jolly old man will be available from 2 to 4 p.m. A 4x6 photo will be taken of...

 

Tour of Homes planned in Orchard

Four area residents will open their homes to the public during the Orchard tour of homes, Sunday, Dec. 15, at 4 p.m. The event will begin at the Rex Theater, where hors d'oeuvres will be served. In...

 

Santa visit to coincide with mathnificent event in Ewing

Santa is scheduled to arrive at the elementary school, in Ewing, Dec. 20, at 10 a.m. Members of Ewing's National Honor Society chapter will have math stations set up for students....

 

Nebraska Food Council endorses Farm to School and Kids Eat Local acts

Nebraskans spend $4.4 billion on food, 90% of which is sourced from outside the state. The Nebraska Food Council and the Center for Rural Affairs advocate for the reauthorization of the Child Nutrition Act, with inclusion of the Farm to School Act...

 

Troopers assist 400 motorists during weekend storm

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol were busy throughout Thanksgiving weekend. Troopers responded to multiple winter storms across the state, assisting more than 400 motorists in need of help...

 

Suspect arrested after auto theft in Antelope County

A 35-year-old South Carolina man is lodged in the Antelope County Law Enforcement Center following a multi-county chase, Thursday. Robert Wagle, of Summerville, South Carolina, was arrested for...

 

Kountry Korner Cafe offers homecooked meals mixed with hometown pride

Diners searching for old-fashioned comfort food, classic staples and decadent desserts can venture four miles off U.S. Highway 20 and discover Kountry Korner Cafe in Page. Tyson Peed assumed...

 

What's the price of Thanksgiving dinner

Slice the turkey, add a slab of ham and pile the whipped cream on a piece of pumpkin pie. Toss a few veggies and dinner rolls on the side and the Thanksgiving feast you plan for family Thursday will...

 

Administrative contract renewal dates not on same staffing timeline

Timing of administrative contract renewal was a major discussion point during a joint board meeting, Nov. 20, in Ewing. Following discussion about certificated staffing, Orchard educator Kristin...

 

Man arrested in multi-county pursuit faces judge

A 34-year-old Colton, South Dakota man, who led multiple law enforcement agencies on a pursuit across northeast Nebraska last Monday, made his first appearance in the Antelope County courtroom on...

 

Awards presented for 4-H achievement

The Antelope County 4-H community gathered at the fairgrounds, in Neligh, Nov. 15 to celebrate 2019 accomplishments. This was a challenging year for many, but Antelope County 4-H families came...

 

Woman to taste Thanksgiving in jail

The Honorable Donna Taylor had a busy day in court last Wednesday, when she passed sentence on 11 individuals in the Antelope County courtroom at Neligh. Taylor sent Twila Guggenmos, 59, of Oakdale...

 

Attorney scrutinized at Holt County meeting

The Holt County supervisors addressed a recent article submitted to area media when they met at the courthouse Monday, Nov. 18. According to the letter submitted by Holt County attorney Brent Kelly,...

 

Multi-cooker class planned in Clearwater

Individuals considering the purchase of a multi-cooker or looking for recipes and techniques can discover more about the Instant Pot at a class sponsored by the Clearwater Public Library. On Dec. 5,...

 

Community conversation about legislative isues

A community discussion about legislative issues, hosted by the Center for Rural Affairs, will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Raymond A. Whitwer Tilden Public Library, 202 S. Center St. Jordan Rasmussen, policy manager with...

 

Discussion about new Summerland district underway

Clearwater, Ewing and Orchard school boards covered a long list of agenda items, Nov. 20, during a three and one-half hour meeting, in Ewing. Discussion focused on the new Summerland school district,...

 

Celebrate the holidays at the Old-Fashioned Christmas in Clearwater

The holiday season begins Dec. 7, in Clearwater, at the community's Old-Fashioned Christmas, sponsored by the Clearwater Chamber of Commerce. A soup dinner will be served from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at the...

 

High speed chase ends in Antelope County

A South Dakota man is in custody following a multi-county case that ended Monday near the U.S. Highway 20 and Nebraska Highway 14 junction, between Royal and Brunswick. Matthew Waters, 34, of Colton,...

 

Paper joins News First

The Summerland Advocate-Messenger is joining News First, a consortium of northeast Nebraska newspapers, to showcase impressive content newspapers in the region produce on a regular basis. The product...

 

Summerland school bond passes

Phase one: complete. With last week's successful passage of the Summerland school bond, board of education members from Clearwater, Ewing and Orchard planned to meet Wednesday, Nov. 20, in Ewing, to...

 

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