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 By LuAnn Schindler    News    February 2, 2023 

Comfort food in Holt County

Foodies searching for the ultimate comfort food will find plenty of options available from Woodshed Vittles. Located on a ranch near Chambers, owner Deeann Carson Wood bakes, cans and cooks a variety...

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    February 2, 2023 

Trial set for Clearwater teen

The case of a Clearwater teenager, who is accused of making terroristic threats last fall regarding a Summerland Public School bus, was arraigned in the Antelope County district court last week by...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    February 2, 2023 

Fines increased for Clearwater zoning violations

Violating a building permit requirement will result in a stiffer penalty in the village of Clearwater. During the trustee's Jan. 10 meeting, officials approved increasing the current $10 fine to...

 

New report outlines producer experiences with the Conservation Stewardship Program

A survey of participants in the Midwest shows the Conservation Stewardship Program is making strides in providing financial and technical assistance for producers to maintain agricultural production on their land and simultaneously address resource c...

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    February 2, 2023 

Many court cases continued, other defendants skip

Two defendants were arraigned in the Antelope County courtroom in Neligh recently, while, in the wake of a pending winter storm, many either had their appearances continued to February or just...

 
 By Leo Adam Biga    News    February 2, 2023 

War and cattle:

Garrett Dwyer runs about 500 head of Hereford and Angus cattle on his Bartlett ranch on the east edge of the Sandhills. The land he's on today has been in his family since 1894, when his great-great...

 

Bowhunter education class planned in Royal

A Bowhunter education course will be held at the auditorium in Royal. The course will be taught in three sessions: Feb. 15 and 16, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Feb. 18, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Archery hunters, ages 12 through 29, must have completed a separate...

 

Fluidotherapy available at local hospital

"Fluidotherapy is a high-intensity dry heat modality, used at Antelope Memorial Hospital, to treat extremities," said Sheleene Charf, OTR/L, CLT of MSM Enterprises. "The fluidotherapy machine...

 

Homestead exemption applications accepted, beginning Feb. 1 through June 30

The Nebraska Department of Revenue, Property Assessment Division recently issued a reminder to property owners that the Nebraska Homestead Exemption Application, Form 458, must be filed with the county assessor after Feb. 1, and on or before June...

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    February 2, 2023 

Nineteen-year-old defendant tests hot on sentencing day

Haiden Sleister, 19, of Tilden appeared in the Antelope County district courtroom in Neligh last Wednesday, Jan. 25, to be sentenced for attempted possession of a stolen firearm, a crime committed Mar...

 
 By AJ Dome    News    January 26, 2023

Fly-by-night operation

Reprinted by permission from "The Mercury" A mysterious mammal may be moving further into the Sunflower State. A pair of Kansas State University researchers are beginning work on a three-year project...

 

Henery tabbed to lead Antelope County commissioners

A familiar face will chair the Antelope County Commissioners following a vote by the board, Jan. 10. Charlie Henery was elected to serve as the 2023 chairman, following a 4-0 vote. Keith Heithoff, of...

 

Public defender contract increases by 20 percent

Antelope County Commissioners approved a 20% pay increase for the county’s public defender during the board’s Jan. 10 meeting in Neligh. According to deputy county attorney, Joe Smith, the last...

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    January 26, 2023

Clearwater man charged with sexual assault

A Clearwater man has been charged with sexual assault of a female juvenile shortly after midnight on Christmas. Michael J. Mueller, 26, of Clearwater faced the Honorable Donna Taylor in the Antelope...

 
 By Lori Potter    News    January 26, 2023

An aging breed: Nebraska's farmers are getting older. Who will replace them?

As Justin Taubenheim combined soybeans in a Buffalo County field on an October afternoon, he thought about why he does it. "I'm not farming to get rich,” he said. “I'm farming to maintain a legacy, a way of life. Faith, family and farming, in...

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    January 26, 2023

Neligh pharmacist trial continued to May

A jury trial for a Neligh pharmacist accused of healthcare fraud has again been postponed, this time at the request of the prosecution, due to a witness who was subpoenaed to testify out of state....

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    January 26, 2023

Antelope County judge fines defendants for misdemeanor crimes

Jake R. Short, 22, of Meadow Grove appeared in front of the Honorable Donna Taylor in the Antelope County court in Neligh on Jan. 18, alongside Antelope County public defender Pat Carney, to be...

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    January 26, 2023

Family argument results in probation, jail for one brother

Noah T. Storjohann, 20, of Norfolk appeared in front of the Honorable Kale Burdick in the Holt County courtroom in O’Neill last week for sentencing on two counts, third-degree assault, a Class 1...

 

Ping pong tourney planned in Orchard

Competition will be fierce, Sunday, at the Orchard United Methodist Church’s ping pong tournament. The event begins at 5 p.m. Organizer Jeff Shabram said two competitions will be available, one for novices and one for advanced players. Brackets...

 

Forty-year-old Atkinson man faces 12 counts sexual assault, child abuse

Travis L. Frickel, 40, of Atkinson faced the Honorable Kale Burdick in the Holt County courtroom in O’Neill on Jan. 17 for arraignment on nine Class 3A felonies and three Class 1 misdemeanors, alleged between Nov. 13 and Nov. 16, 2022. Frickel...

 
 By Owen Reimer    News    January 26, 2023

Guns in Nebraska: Three hearings cover proposed future of firearms

Three bills that would alter Nebraska fire-arm laws were the topic of controversy for four and half hours on Thursday, Jan. 26. Dozens of constituents gathered to testify in front of the Judiciary...

 

Grant presentation made to Clearwater Chamber

Clearwater Chamber of Commerce members and village trustees receive a $5,000 check from Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company officials, Jan. 11. Funds from the Foundation for Rural Service grant...

 

Walking Across America

The sign on the backpack explains it all. Walking across America. Stephen Ashworth, a Terrell, Texas, native, estimates he's traveled more than 26,000 miles by foot. "I'm a traveler," he said. Ashwort...

 

Funeral services for Antelope County Attorney set

An elected official from Antelope County died Monday. Joe Abler was elected to serve as Antelope County Attorney in 2010. He was reelected in 2014, 2018 and in the November 2022 election. Madison...

 

Ewing trustees approve one and six year road plan

Ewing village trustees approved a one- and six-year road plan during the board's Jan. 9 meeting. Areas in red are in the one-year plan. Sections denoted in yellow will be addressed in the six-year...

 

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