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Class of 2016

Bruning-Davenport, Exeter-Milligan, Fillmore Central and Shickley graduates can be found in this week's edition (05/04/16) of The Nebraska Signal on pages 1B-5B.

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2016 Election Preview

Information about local candidates can be found in this week's edition (05/04/16) of The Nebraska Signal on pages 8A-9A.

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What is Extension?

By Brandy VanDeWalle, UNL Fillmore County Extension Educator Often times when I tell people I work at the “Extension Office” they have no idea what it is we do. It is...

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The Interim, That Awkward Time

By J.L. Schmidt, Statehouse Correspondent Join us once again fellow Nebraskans as we enter that awkward time of the year, the months between the Legislature adjourning and the football season starting...

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Fischer to Host Community Coffees Across…

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) recently announced that she will hold several community coffees across Nebraska on Tuesday, May 3 and Wednesday, May 4, 2016. These community coffees serve as...

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Extension Youth Tractor Safety Courses

By Brandy VanDeWalle, UNL Fillmore County Extension Educator Nebraska Extension Tractor Safety/Hazardous Occupations Courses will be offered at seven locations in Nebraska during May and June. Any 14 or 15-year-old teen...

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Young Nebraskans Serving Country...

By Cong. Adrian Smith Spring is the high season for school group visits to the nation's capital.Over the past few days, I had the opportunity to welcome students from Aurora, Boone...

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Term Limits Tossing Out 11 Veterans

By J.L. Schmidt, Statehouse Correspondent Term limits - tell me again why that seemed like a good idea - is forcing 11 veteran lawmakers to step down at the end of...

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Earth Day 2016...

On Friday afternoon, students in the Fillmore Central Elementary third grade planted flowers and shrubs in the “Secret Garden” of the Geneva Public Library.  The students, along with library staff...

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FC extends health insurance to more empl…

The Fillmore Central School Board worked through a fairly light agenda at the board's regularly-scheduled April meeting. Among the items discussed at the April 11 meeting included:• FC Middle School Principal...

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2 Blocks of G St. discussed again

The Geneva City Council approved a well permit from Fortigen Geneva, LLC., and two permits for cell towers for Viaero Wireless, NE Colorado Cellular, Inc., at the council’s regularly-scheduled meeting...

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Unserviceable Flag Ceremony...

As Shickley American Legion Post 164 and the Sons of the American Legion conduct the first Unserviceable Flag Ceremony on Sunday, these words were read.  “A Flag may be a...

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Lanik New NAFP Vice President

Dr. Aaron Lanik, FAAFP of Geneva, was installed as vice-president of the Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians (NAFP) by Robert L. Wergin, MD, FAAFP, of Milford, current Board Chair of...

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Progressive Agriculture Safety Day!

By Brandy VanDeWalle, UNL Fillmore County Extension Educator Statistics from those impacted by a farm-related injury or death are sobering. Many know someone who was impacted by a farm accident that...

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FC Receives $2,000 For BackPack Program

Fillmore Central Public Schools received a $2,000 Working Here Fund grant for the BackPack Program at Fillmore Central School. The grant is provided through Farm Credit Services of America’s (FCSAmerica)...

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What Just Happened? Is It Over Yet?

By J.L. Schmidt, Statehouse Correspondent The 104th Legislature is over, but the malady lingers on. The things left undone in the short (60-day) Second Session were the big story. The major...

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Homegrown business; Barbur Floral to cel…

With good health and good luck, 54-year old Charlie Barbur, Jr., plans on seeing the family business make it to at least 100 years of operation.  But for now, Barbur...

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Board opts to accept bid to demolish old…

The Fillmore County Board of Supervisors voted to raze the portions of the old Fillmore County Hospital that are not currently being used for offices by the county or are...

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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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Week 4 Trapshooting Results

The Fillmore County Trap team participated in the fourth week of conference on April 9 at the Crooked Creek Gun Club near Aurora. Of the 236 total shooters, 46 were...

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BDS Competes At Meridian Invite

On Wednesday, the Bruning-Davenport/Shickley Eagles track team traveled back to Friend for the second meet in a row, this time to participate in the Meridian Mustang Invitational.  Once again, windy...

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Brandt, Luzum Win Events At Meridian Inv…

The Exeter-Milligan boys landed in fourth place in the team standings at the 2016 Meridian Track Invite, while the Timberwolf girls finished in seventh position.Sterling was tops on the boys...

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Panthers Compete At TC Invite

The Fillmore Central girls narrowly missed the team championship at the 2016 Thayer Central Track Invitational on Thursday, while the Panther boys were fifth in Hebron. Johnson County Central edged...

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Week 3 Trapshooting Results

The Fillmore County Trap team participated in the third week of conference on April 2 at the Crooked Creek Gun Club near Aurora. Of the 249 total shooters, 45 were...

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Eagle Girls First; Boys Fourth At 2016 T…

Last Tuesday, March 29, the Bruning-Davenport/Shickley track teams started their season at the Turkey Creek Relays held in Friend.  On a cloudy, windy day both teams competed well as the...

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E-M Boys 1st; Girls 6th At Relays

The Exeter-Milligan girls placed sixth at the 2016 Turkey Creek Relays in Friend, while the Timberwolf boys landed in first place last Tuesday at the meet which was contested in...

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Timberwolf Track...

Exeter-Milligan girls track team members this season are (front, L-R) Hailey Luzum, Hannah Beethe, Katie Skinner, Haylee Sheffield, Hannah Horne, Kate Jansky, (middle row, L-R) Alexis Uldrich, Sydney Hall, Katherine...

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FC Boys, Girls Shine At Bulldog Challeng…

The Fillmore Central girls were easy team champions at the 2016 Bulldog Indoor Track & Field Challenge on Friday in Seward at Concordia University.  The Panther boys missed the team...

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Eagles Unable To Add BB Title With FB Go…

Bruning-Davenport/Shickley competed in the 2016 NSAA Class D-1 Boys State Basketball Tournament on Thursday through Saturday and ended up 1-2 in Lincoln taking home fourth place.The 24-3 Eagles earned the...

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BDS Wins District Final; Advances To Sta…

Bruning-Davenport/Shickley begins its quest to add a State basketball championship to its State football title this Thursday at Lincoln East High School.  The top-seeded 24-3 Eagles draw eighth-seeded (Fremont) Archbishop...

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