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National League Champions…

Members and coaches of the 2015 SFS 15 & Under National League Championship team included (back, L-R) coach P.J. O’Connor, Seth Kenley, Brock Tatro, Eli Miller, Trevor Swartz, Tyler O’Connor...

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League Tournament…

Third-seeded Exeter-Milligan took runner-up honors in the 12-team American League Tournament last week. They lost to Wilber Green 5-4 in the championship game on Monday, June 29. Team members and...

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Sportsmanship & Youth Development

By Brandy VanDeWalle, UNL Fillmore County Extension Educator Webster’s Third International Dictionary defines sportsmanship as “conduct becoming to an individual involving fair and honest competition, courteous relations and graceful acceptance of...

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Fillmore Co. Relay For Life

Over four million people in over 20 countries are a part of Relay For Life. Are you one of them? The planning committee has been working hard making plans for...

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Nomination Period In Fillmore County Now…

Fillmore County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Ryne Norton announced that the nomination period for local FSA county committees began on June 15. Nomination forms must be postmarked...

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GHS 20 Year Class Reunion And Memories

Members of the 20-year class attending the Geneva/Fillmore Central Alumni Banquet are (back, L-R) Justin Opfer of Urbandale, Iowa; Melissa Kamler Myers of Geneva, Donald Sherman of Lincoln, David Biegert...

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Nebraska's Renewable Future

By Gov. Pete Ricketts Agriculture is Nebraska's number one industry, and that is why growing agriculture is so critical to growing our state. Ethanol is one of the key growth industries...

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As State Flags Go, Nebraska's Ranks 50th

By J.L. Schmidt, Statehouse CorrespondentHere is some vexing news about the Nebraska State Flag. The guy who wrote the book "Good Flag, Bad Flag," says Nebraska's ranks 50th out of...

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Inpatient Geropsych Unit

Stephanie Knight, MA PLMHP PLADC, administrative director of the Fillmore County Hospital (FCH) Behavioral Health Center, talks to residents taking a tour of the new Inpatient Geropsych Unit on Monday...

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Presidential Peddler...

Geneva City Councilman Norman Marks waves to the crowd during the 2015 Discover Geneva Patriotism parade Saturday.  Marks depicted 13th U.S. President Millard Fillmore.  More celebration photos inside the print...

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Odegeo... Leadership For Fillmore Co. Gr…

Pictured (above) are new Odegeo graduates (back, L-R) Diane Ryder, Melissa Houchin, Caitlyn Peterson, Crystal Vavra, Robyn Sorenson, Marsha Jorgensen, Vern Kendell, Wade Walters and (front, L-R) Brandi Domling, Makenna...

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Youth Crop Scouting Competition - Connec…

By Brandy VanDeWalle, UNL Fillmore County Extension Educator Nebraska Extension is pleased to present the second annual Crop Scouting Competition for Nebraska youth. Youth interested in crops have the opportunity to...

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'Tis the Season: Caution, Road Construct…

By J.L. Schmidt, Statehouse Correspondent It's July. The corn is getting taller, the soybeans and other crops are thriving after a wetter than usual Spring. The road construction crews are out...

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Grant makes new village hall, library a …

USDA Rural Development has awarded $50,000 to the Village of Milligan to be leveraged with $73,000 from the Village, $50,000 from the library—both of which were from money received from...

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Strang Days 2015...

A total of 13 teams competed for top honors at the Midwest BBQ Association’s BBQ Rib Cook-off challenge in Strang on Saturday afternoon.  Other events included in this year’s three-day...

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Several sentenced in District Court

Four defendants were sentenced in June action in the Fillmore County District Court.Nathan E. Ulmer, 21, of Geneva was sentenced to various amounts of time in the Fillmore County Jail...

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Celebration starts Friday in Geneva

The line-up of area festivals and celebrations continues again this weekend, as Geneva will play host to its 11th annual Discover Geneva Patriotism Celebration this Friday through Sunday.This Friday’s events...

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Old Setts Picnic Community Parade...

Tuba players (above, L-R) Joshua R.F. Harris, Ben Kaye-Skinner and Buck Breazealeparade down main street in Fairmont Sunday afternoon.  The trio played in this year’s community parade, which was part...

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Nebraska All-Star Volleyball

Photos courtesy of Jane White/tiedyedsports.com Jaycie Hoins, Tracey Maloley and Abbie Parde (L-R) played all-star volleyball Friday in Beatrice. Recently-graduated seniors Abbie Parde, Tracey Maloley and Jaycie Hoins played for the West...

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Hoins, Parde, Maloley In All-Star VB

Three recently-graduated seniors will be playing on the West team at the 2015 Southeast Nebraska All-Star Volleyball Game on Friday, June 19.Playing for the West All-Stars will be Fillmore Central...

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All-Star Wrestling...

Recently-graduated Fillmore Central wrestlers Jarrod Hinrichs (above) and Trevor Adams (below) participated in the 2015 Nebraska Scholastic Wrestling Coaches Association (NSWCA) All-Star Wrestling Classic on Saturday at Grand Island Senior...

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NSAA State Track and Field Championships…

A total of 36 area athletes (13 from both Bruning-Davenport/Shickley and Fillmore Central and 10 from Exeter-Milligan) competed in the 2015 NSAA State Track and Field Championships late last month. Following...

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Jensen In 2015 Shrine Bowl...

Photo courtesy of Tory Duncan/Clay County News Exeter-Milligan All-Stater Kyle Jensen played for the victorious South squad in the 57th annual Nebraska Shrine Bowl.  The 2015 contest, which was played on...

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Axline, Thomsen, Boys 3,200m Relay Earn …

As usual, the competition was keen at the 2015 NSAA State Track and Field Championships.  The Exeter-Milligan boys were able to score four points in Omaha, as Dusty Axline cleared...

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Mick Strikes Gold Three Times!!!

On May 22-23, the Bruning-Davenport/Shickley track team members, who qualified, traveled to Omaha for a chance to participate in the 2015 NSAA State Track and Field Championships.  The Eagle girls...

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Bridges, Hinrichs, 3,200m Relay Medal

The Fillmore Central boys scored 16 points (tie for 16th place overall in the team standings) in Omaha at the 2015 NSAA State Track and Field Championships.  The youthful Panther...

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FC's Bailey Qualifies For State Golf Mee…

The past two golf meets have been extra special ones for Panther Kyle Bailey.The Fillmore Central senior placed third in the individual standings at the 2015 Thayer Central Golf Invitational...

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Timberwolves Qualify 10 For State

Exeter-Milligan qualified 10 athletes for action this weekend in the 2015 NSAA State Track and Field Championships.  The Timberwolf boys finished district team runner-ups with 86 points, while the E-M...

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BDS Sends 13 To Omaha; Girls District Ru…

The Bruning-Davenport/Shickley track teams headed to Henderson on Wednesday where Heartland hosted the D-6 District Track Meet to qualify participants for the NSAA State Track and Field Championships held in...

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Panthers Qualify 13 For Omaha; Both Fill…

Fillmore Central enjoyed an excellent meet on Thursday in Hebron, as the Panther boys and girls both earned team runner-up honors at the C-4 District Meet at Thayer Central.  And...

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Amber Pribyl Signs With Midland Universi…

Amber Pribyl signs to play volleyball at Midland University surrounded by her parents Tim and Mary Kay Pribyl and Midland coach Paul Giesselmann and Exeter-Milligan coach Darcy White.

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Newest Bronco...

Bruning-Davenport senior Grant Norder signed with the Hastings College Broncos baseball team last week. He was joined by Hastings head baseball coach Steve Spongberg and his parents Ted and Sheri...

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On to Omaha...

Exeter-Milligan track coach Jackson Krejci reads off split times for the Timberwolf girls 1,600-meter relay team after the quartet of Kelsey Bigelow, Maitlyn Thomsen (looking away), Amber Pribyl and Marietta...

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BDS Girls Champions, Eagle Boys 2nd At R…

On Thursday, the Bruning-Davenport/Shickley track team traveled to Sandy Creek to participate in the Russ Snyder Track Invite hosted by Lawrence-Nelson.  The track and field areas were a little soggy...

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Panther Boys Race Past Field At FC Invit…

Fillmore Central's Xavier Bridges captured four gold medals on Thursday and helped propel the Panthers to an easy team victory at the 2015 Fillmore Central Track and Field Invite.The Panther...

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Fillmore County State Trap Results

Pictured (above, L-R) are Carson Tatro, coach Ron Schropfer and Lauryn Monteforte. The Fillmore County Trap team was part of the 2,532 shooters (138 more than last year) that participated in...

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