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Gov. Heineman Updates Veterans’ Particip…

Today, Gov. Dave Heineman provided an update on the Nebraska Veterans’ Registry and encouraged recognition of military service.  The Registry was created in 2013 by the Nebraska Legislature to place...

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Agriculture Outlook

Those of us in agriculture are no stranger to risks involved with agriculture that are taken every day, whether it is financial, production, legal, price/market or human resource risks.  While...

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10 Years of Prioritized Education Proves…

Education is a priority for our state and a special priority for me as Governor. The world is changing, and we need to make sure that we are preparing our...

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More Revelations in Department of Correc…

Just when you thought you’d read everything there was to write about problems with the Nebraska prison system, new revelations indicate a nagging intrusion from the governor’s office.Parole Board Chairwoman...

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Probation, jail sentence given

A Geneva man could be facing up to five months in jail after a domestic assault 911 call resulted in him being arrested early this spring.On December 3, Fillmore County...

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Resolve To Give Blood In January

Resolve to give blood in January for National Blood Donor Month The American Red Cross asks eligible blood donors to make a resolution to give blood regularly in 2015, beginning...

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Six Day Mail Service

By Tonda F. Rush, National Newspaper Assoc. CEO and General Counsel Six day mail service will continue through at least September 30, 2015 unless Congress passes a bill next year overriding...

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BVCA Partnership Is An Employer Of Natio…

Blue Valley Community Action Partnership is proud to have been one of the first employers to join the Employers of National Service initiative. Employers of National Service highlights the talents...

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Myths About Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Recently one of my colleagues hosted an in-service for Nebraska Extension faculty on unmanned aircraft vehicles (UAVs), which I participated. This was an excellent time to obtain facts about UAVs...

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Government Reorganization Begins

Ah December, that awkward season between Husker Football and the beginning of the Legislature. Not that anybody is going to really miss this year’s football season, but the presence of...

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Ten Years of Robust Economic Success

Serving as Governor these past ten years has been gratifying and rewarding in terms of what we have been able to accomplish together for the state. A major focus of...

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FC Backpack Program Receives Grant

The Fillmore Central BackPack Program recently received a $2,000 Working Here Fund grant to provide food every Friday to lower-income students who otherwise might not have enough to eat on...

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FC Wins Districts, Advance To State

On December 1, the Fillmore Central Players traveled to Clay Center for the District C1-1 one act play competition. The group performed at 1:15 p.m. and was the sixth play...

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Kamler, Engle join council

Two new faces joined the Geneva City Council at the council’s regularly-scheduled meeting last week.  The council also lost 34 years of experience, as Geneva small businessman Tom Ortgies and...

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Shickley one-act District champions

Shickley’s one-act play production cast and crew were named District D2-1 Champions following the contest hosted at Shickley on Tuesday, December 2.  They will perform in the Class D-2 State...

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New Geneva Business...

Four Geneva Chamber of Commerce Board members stopped last week at Kleinschmidt Physical Therapy to welcome business owners, Scott and Monica Kleinschmidt, to the Geneva business community. Joining (L-R) Scott...

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Brandt To Exhibit Art...

Jordyn Brandt, a senior at Exeter-Milligan, has been selected to participate in Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Bridge Art Exhibition. The juried exhibit is held annually to showcase the talents of high...

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Holiday Tree Preparation

By Brandy VanDeWalle Holiday Tree PreparationWith the Holiday season approaching, I thought it was appropriate to include some pointers that Kelly Feehan, UNL Extension Horticulturist provided on selecting a real Christmas...

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E-M adds D-2 trophy to its D-1 State cha…

Completing one of the most impressive three-year runs in 8-man football history, Exeter-Milligan parlayed 26 fourth-quarter points into a 40-26 victory over Anselmo-Merna in the NSAA Class D-2 State Football...

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Eagles can't handle Hemingford; State ru…

After holding Hemingford to just one first down on the Bobcats' opening possession of the 2014 NSAA Class D-1 State Football Championship, Bruning-Davenport/Shickley marched the pigskin down field 35 yards...

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Nebraska December Outdoor Calendar

 The following is a listing of Nebraska Game and Parks Commission events and important dates in December: Dec. 1 – Bobcat hunting and trapping season opens Dec. 1-31 – Muzzleloader deer hunting...

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BDS Outscores GACC To Make D-1 State Fin…

In a display of offensive fireworks, the Bruning-Davenport/Shickley Eagles battled to an up-and-down, thrilling 44-40 win over the (West Point) Guardian Angels Central Catholic Bluejays in the D-1 State Play-off...

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E-M To State Final For 3rd Straight Year

In a game featuring a high-scoring first half, the Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves rallied to top the Falls City Sacred Heart Tigers 28-22 to advance to play at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's...

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BDS Swats Bees, Advance

The BDS Eagles crushed the Bloomfield Bees 60-20 in D-1 State Football playoff action Wednesday, November 5 at Shickley in a game where the two teams rolled up 679 total...

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E-M Pounds CWC By 40

The Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves trounced the Chambers/Wheeler Central Renegades 58-18 in D-2 State Playoff football action Wednesday, November 5 at Milligan.Exeter-Milligan stayed unbeaten at 10-0.The Timberwolves jumped ahead 14-6 after the...

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Eagles Fall To Friend In Sub-district VB…

Bruning-Davenport/Shickley gave top-seeded Friend all it wanted and more last Tuesday night in the finals of the D1-2 Sub-district at Fillmore Central High School.  In fact, the Eagles could have...

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E-M Tops J-B

Exeter-Milligan defeated 21-11 Johnson-Brock 25-18, 27-25, 25-22 to win the D2-1 District at Norris High School in Firth.  The 24-7 Timberwolves controlled the first and third sets and came back...

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E-M Defeats Hampton, Meridian

Exeter-Milligan made it to the D2-1 District final on Thursday night after fighting its way through the toughest sub-district in the state last Monday night.The 23-7 Timberwolves defeated 24-5 Hampton...

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Deer Hunters Have Two Resources to Donat…

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reminds hunters that there are two programs that support deer donation in Nebraska: Hunters Helping the Hungry (HHH) and the Deer Exchange. HHH pays for...

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BDS Knocks Off L/N, Palmer At Home Tri.

Bruning-Davenport/Shickley ended regular-season play with a pair of victories in a home triangular on Tuesday, October 28, in Shickley.BDS defeated state-rated Lawrence/Nelson in three sets last week and took out...

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E-M VB 21-7 Entering Sub-district Action

Exeter-Milligan didn't allow an opportunity to pick up some valuable wildcard points get away, as the Timberwolves downed C-2, 17-10 Shelby/Rising City in three sets on Tuesday, October 28.  The...

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Panthers Down Superior

Fillmore Central concluded regular-season play with an impressive four-set victory at Superior on Thursday night, October 30.  The 14-15 Panthers downed the state-rated Wildcats 26-24, 24-26, 25-20, 25-20.  Superior fell...

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State Playoff Football...

The Fillmore Central defense contained the high-powered Oakland-Craig offense for most of the first half on October 31 in Oakland.  Short fields and a uncharacteristically potent aerial attack had the...

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Eagles Blank OCA 50-0

In a game featuring a high-scoring first half, the Bruning-Davenport/Shickley Eagles blanked the Omaha Christian Academy Eagles 50-0 in a game where the Eagles held Omaha Christian Academy to only...

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E-M Rolls Past RC

Ignited by a 30-0 first-quarter, the Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves crushed the Red Cloud Warriors 56-6 in the first round of the NSAA D-2 State Football Playoffs Thursday, October 30 at Milligan...

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