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 By Erin Schwager    News    October 6, 2022 

Social media app re-emerges, but is it safe?

It's back. Yik Yak, a social media app shut down in 2017 following incidents of bullying on high school and college campuses, has reinvented itself and is blowing up once again. Created in November...

 

Area evacuated near Halsey, Nebraska National Forest

The Bovee Fire started in the Nebraska National Forest, Bessey Ranger District near Halsey, Oct. 2. According to the Nebraska National Forests and Grasslands, it is likely human caused. Around 4:30...

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    October 6, 2022 

Student formally charged for alleged terroristic threats

Antelope County attorney Joe Abler filed a complaint Oct. 3, in the Antelope County court, charging Koda K. Fernau, 18, of Clearwater with a felony count of making terroristic threats, along with two...

 

Firearm, bowhunter class offered in Orchard

A combination firearm and bowhunter education course will be offered by Nebraska Game and Parks Commission volunteer instructors in Orchard, Oct. 17, 20 and 22. Class will meet from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 17 and 20 and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct....

 

Telephone cooperative members travel to Jackson for annual meeting

Approximately 155 members of the Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company, representing all districts of the cooperative, attended the 65th annual meeting of members and directors on Thursday, Sept. 22...

 
 By Barney McCoy    News    October 6, 2022 

Nebraska ranchers, farmers struggle against fifth-worst drought on record

Editor's note: This content was originally created for Nebraska Public Media, with permission given for distribution through Nebraska News Service. Historically dry weather across Nebraska will be a big factor for farmers this fall as corn and...

 

Deanery meeting itinerary announced

The Rural Northwest Deanery Council of Catholic Women will host its fall deanery meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 18, at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Clearwater. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m., with the meeting scheduled to start at 10. Mass will...

 

Air Fryer class offered in Clearwater

Think an air fryer is just for making French fries? Think again. A class teaching air fryer basics will be offered, Oct. 19, at 6:30 p.m., at The Office, at 522 Main Street, in Clearwater. The...

 

Hanson named museum director

Lifelong Antelope County resident Donna Hanson, of rural Oakdale, is the new executive director of the Antelope County Museum. Hanson was hired recently by the Antelope County Historical Society....

 

Wiese resigns from district health position

North Central District Health Department executive director Roger Wiese resigned Friday, prior to the district's board of health monthly meeting. Board chairman Kelly Kalkowski, of Lynch, entered the...

 

Ewing village receives tree grant

The Village of Ewing will receive 10 trees for the park project, after receiving a grant from the Ten Free Trees program, an effort of the Nebraska Forest Service and the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum. Village officials will plant trees Sunday, Oct....

 

Concerns expressed during 'postcard' hearing

Approximately 50 individuals attended a public hearing about local property taxes, Friday, in Neligh. Presentations from representatives of Antelope County, Elgin Public and Summerland schools read...

 

Orchard woman charged with numeous felonies in Holt County

Mackenzie A. Dow, 19, of Orchard appeared in the Holt County courtroom in O’Neill on Sept. 6, where she waived her right to preliminary hearing on five felony counts alleged in O’Neill, between Ju...

 

Trout stocking schedule announced

Rainbow trout will be stocked by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission to enhance fishing oppportunities this fall and winter. "This program emphasizes the urban and community waters statewide,"...

 

Protecting what matters this harvest season

SUBMITTED ARTICLE With combines and grain carts heading to the fields, the Nebraska Corn Board and the Nebraska Corn Growers Association are urging farmers, residents and drivers to take a second for safety this harvest season to protect what...

 

Drug, weapon cases bound over to Holt County district court

Three defendants waived their rights to preliminary hearings on felony charges during Sept. 20 proceedings at the Holt County court in O’Neill. They were each bound over to Holt County district...

 

Museum plans Halloween event

Mark the calendars for Oct. 29 for a spooktacular Halloween event at the Antelope County Museum. Youths ages two to 15 are invited to attend the event, which will feature food, the announcement of art contest winners and an appearance by a special gu...

 

O'Neill man is sentencing no show

A 39-year-old O’Neill man failed to appear for sentencing, on year-old charges, in the Holt County district court last week - for the second time. Joshua J. Speth, 39, of O’Neill was scheduled...

 

Alert issued for Willow Creek

The state has issued a health alert for harmful algal blooms, also known as toxic blue-green algae, at Willow Creek Reservoir in Pierce County, Big Indian Lake in Gage County, Bluestem Lake in...

 

Password protector?

Following the North Central District Health Department board of health's Sept. 9 meeting, in O'Neill, one thing is clear: who controls employee's computer passwords. What remains unknown is if the...

 

Commissioner expresses safety concerns about proposed carbon pipeline

Antelope County Commissioners listened to updates about the proposed Midwest Carbon Express pipeline, Sept. 13, during the board's regular monthly meeting. Derrick Montgomery was scheduled to present...

 

Nebraska media 'leveled up' in past year with new outlets

ZACH WENDLING Nebraska News Service Ed. note: This piece is included in UNL's Democracy Day project, a national intiative where more than 300 news outlets published stories about democracy in the...

 

Donate blood in Ewing

The American Red Cross needs you. Make a difference in someone's life by donating blood, in Ewing, Tuesday, Sept. 27. Donations will be accepted between noon and 6 p.m., at city hall. For an...

 

Applegarth pleads guilty in child's death

A Holt County district court case that has been in the system for more than one year reached resolution last week. John T. Applegarth, 22, of O’Neill, appeared in front of the Honorable Mark...

 

Orchard man arraigned on charges for alleged flight

Justin M. Golter, 47, of Orchard appeared in the Antelope County courtroom Sept 7, for arraignment on charges related to his alleged flight from officers after an appearance in district court Aug....

 

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