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Weed Management Field Day - Clay Center

By Brandy VanDeWalle, UNL Fillmore County Extension Educator Growers, crop consultants and educators are encouraged to attend Nebraska Extension’s Weed Management Field Day from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 29...

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Keeping Meat On The Menu...

By Cong. Adrian Smith While Nebraska farmers and ranchers dedicate themselves daily to producing high-quality food, ideologically-motivated activists are working to take meat off the menu in institutions across the country.Now...

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National Republican Convention 60 Years …

By J.L. Schmidt, Statehouse Correspondent There is speculation that the upcoming Republican National Convention could be one for the history books. It wouldn’t be the first time. In fact, this marks...

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Emerald Ash Borer in Nebraska

By Brandy VanDeWalle, UNL Fillmore County Extension Educator A couple of years ago, I hosted Nicole Stoner, Extension Horticulturist for a program on Emerald Ash Borer and she reminded attendees that...

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Quilts Of Valor Presented At Ohiowa Memo…

This year’s Memorial Day Service in Ohiowa had a special touch for four Veterans. The approximately 175 in attendance had the privilege to learn about the Quilts of Valor program...

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EPA Mandates Are Harming Nebraskans...

By Sen. Deb Fischer Take a drive across Nebraska and you will see farm equipment almost everywhere: tractors, combines, center pivots, and more. You name it; chances are Nebraska producers use...

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Could They Get Elected Again??

By J.L. Schmidt, Statehouse Correspondent After my column appeared about Governor Ricketts trying to get his Republican legislative ducks in a row by calling out the names of the ones who...

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Schropfer wins Neb. Inspector Championsh…

Nebraska State Patrol Trooper Ben Schropfer Badge No. 360 took first-place honors at the Nebraska Inspector Championships held June 4-5 in Grand Island.An 11-year veteran of the Nebraska State Patrol...

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Townships rule hearing

About 40 people attended a Public Hearing last Monday, June 6, in the courtroom of the Fillmore County Courthouse in Geneva.  The Fillmore County Board of Supervisors initiated the evening...

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Pool bonds approved

The Geneva City Council passed Ordinance No. 1093, which authorizes the issuance of not to exceed $4.2 million in City Series 2016 General Obligation & Sales Tax Pool Bonds to...

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June Jubilee Grand Parade...

Members of the Sesostris Shrine of Lincoln/Beatrice perform a routine along the parade route Sunday afternoon in Milligan.  Despite temperatures approaching 100 degrees, the parade route was full of spectators. ...

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ATV Safety Training Courses

By Brandy VanDeWalle, UNL Fillmore County Extension Educator According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, there were more than 100,000 injuries from ATVs in 2012 and about 25% of those...

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Housing Addition Started

Story by Lisa Hendrickson, Shickley Correspondent The Shickley Village Board and the Shickley Land LCC are working together to create the Gary and Donna Saltzman housing addition. Land purchased from Saltzman’s...

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Who protects consumers of healthcare?

By Trudy Lieberman, Rural Health News Service Two recent emails from readers got me thinking about that question. I don’t mean consumers in their role as patients whose medical well-being is...

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Protecting Your Financial Decisions . . …

By Sen. Deb Fischer Nebraskans work hard, each and every day, to provide for their families. Many live paycheck to paycheck and make sacrifices to own their own home, make car...

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Memorial Day Is Over, It Must Be Summer

By J.L. Schmidt, Statehouse Correspondent Memorial Day has come and gone, so it must officially be summer in Nebraska. School is out, the public swimming pools are open and travelers are...

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June Jubilee this weekend

After three years, and seven famous country bands, Milligan is going to be “Rockin’ into the Night” on Friday June 10, at their 29th annual June Jubilee celebrity concert.  This...

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FC School Bond vote appears likely

The conversation at the May Fillmore Central School Board meeting appears to indicate the school board will be moving toward another school bond initiative. Board member P.J. O’Connor and board president...

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BDS Scores 57 Points

The Bruning-Davenport/Shickley Eagles track team took eight events to the State track meet in Omaha on Friday and Saturday and of those eight events, seven of them placed and the...

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E-M Boys 9th In Omaha

Exeter-Milligan's Trystan Brandt and Trevor Luzum both turned in silver-medal performances in Omaha this past weekend.  Brandt soared 42-feet, 8.25-inches to land in second place in the boys Class D...

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FC Boys 13th, Girls 31st In Omaha

Panther Jamey Broman was able to snag medals in two of her three events in Omaha this past Friday and Saturday.The Fillmore Central sophomore blazed to a fifth-place finish in...

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E-M Qualifies Six For Omaha

Competing in the stacked D-4 District Meet last Wednesday, Exeter qualified one girl athlete and five boys to this weekend's NSAA State Track & Field Champions.  Timberwolf Trevor Luzum will...

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Eagles Qualify 9 For State

The Bruning-Davenport/Shickly track team participated in the D-4 District meet held at Sandy Creek.  In the nine-team district, the girls ended up in fourth place and the boys were fifth. ...

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FC Girls Will Send Three

Three Fillmore Central girls have qualified for the 2016 NSAA State Track & Field Championships this Friday and Saturday in Omaha. Panther Jamey Broman won the long jump and 400-meter...

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FC Boys Qualify 8 For Omaha

The Fillmore Central boys will be sending eight qualifying athletes and two relay alternates to the 2016 NSAA State Track & Field Championships.  Punching their tickets to Omaha on May...

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Fillmore County Trap Season Ends In Doni…

Rain, cold and mud are three words that defined the 47th annual Cornhusker National Trapshoot. The Fillmore County Trap team participated in the shoot in Doniphan on April 28-30. Fillmore...

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Mick Sets 2 New CRC Meet Records; BDS Bo…

On Monday, May 2, the Bruning-Davenport/Shickley track team competed at the 12-team Crossroads Conference (CRC) meet in Osceola after the meet was moved from Saturday due to weather.  Facing the...

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Luzum Wins High Jump At CRC Meet

Exeter-Milligan got some work in before this week's D-4 District Meet in Sandy Creek by competing in the weather-moved 2016 Crossroads Conference (CRC) Meet and the McCool Paul Underwood Invite.Timberwolf...

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Panther Girls 2nd, Boys 4th At FC Invite

The Fillmore Central boys and girls tuned up for this Thursday's C-5 District Meet in Geneva with the 2016 FC Track Invite on May 5.Sophia Frook and Aiwa Temme got...

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BDS Competes At McCool Jct.

Last Monday, the Bruning-Davenport/Shickley Eagles Track team traveled to McCool Junction to participate in the 12-team McCool Junction Tom White Invite.  The girls team took the runner up spot while...

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E-M Boys 4th; Girls 8th At Tom White

The Exeter-Milligan boys landed in the fourth spot in the 2016 Tom White Track Invite in McCool Junction last Monday and the Timberwolf girls placed eighth in the team standings...

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FC Competes At Yowell Classic

The Fillmore Central boys and girls both landed in sixth place in the team standings at the talent-filled Yowell Track Classic on Saturday.  Class B powerhouse Waverly won both the...

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BDS Eagles Compete At E-M Invite

The Eagles track team made its way to McCool Jct. on Tuesday for the Exeter Milligan invitational track meet.  The girls finished in third place and the boys ended up...

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E-M At Own Invite

The Exeter-Milligan boys were a solid second in the team standings at the 2016 E-M Track Invite, while the Timberwolf girls landed in sixth place at the seven team invite...

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Panthers 2nd At FC Invite

The Fillmore Central boys landed in second place at the 2016 FC Golf Invitational last Tuesday.  Sutton took top honors carding a 364 on the Hidden Hills Country Club course. ...

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FC Hosts York, Central City In Triangula…

Several Panthers had winning efforts on April 12, as Fillmore Central hosted track power York and Central City in a triangular in Geneva.Leyton Hopken captured first in the 800-meter run...

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