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Nebraska Leadership Education/Action Dev…

By BrandyVanDeWalle Ten years ago, I met twenty-nine talented individuals with a passion of agriculture through the Nebraska LEAD program. To date, I remain friends with many of them and the...

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Keeping Rural America Connected in Digit…

By Sen. Deb Fischer Last May, Bruce and I had the privilege of hosting Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue at our family ranch in Cherry County. Secretary Perdue joined us and...

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Governor, Speaker Plea for Unity

By J.L. SchmidtStatehouse Correspondent The 105th Legislature has adjourned Sine Die. That’s Latin for “without day,” or without assigning a day for a further meeting. I’m sure there are a few...

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GFWC Exeter Women's Club

The GFWC Exeter Woman’s Club met April 24, at the home of Sharon Mueller, with 10 members present and one guest.First vice-president Karen Chapman introduced the guest, Mandy, from the...

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Fillmore County Students Are Encouraged…

Every year, a joint venture takes place between Fillmore County Clerk Amy Nelson (M) and Fillmore County Democrat members John Barthule (L), Jenny Hoarty (R), and Marg Bettger, not pictured...

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Bagworms

By BrandyVanDeWalle One common horticultural pest our office receives questions on is bagworms. Bagworms feed on the foliage of a wide variety of trees and shrubs, but are of most concern...

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Americanism Essay Contest

In an effort to encourage America’s schools to continue promoting patriotism and democracy among future generations, the American Legion Auxiliary annually sponsors an Americanism essay contest for students in grades...

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Let the Campaigning Begin, Primary Up Ne…

By J.L. SchmidtStatehouse Correspondent In less than two weeks, Nebraska voters go to the polls to begin sorting out the cast of characters for the 2019 Legislature and other statewide offices...

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District Court

By Signal Staff Four defendants appeared in the Fillmore County District Court last month on different motions concerning their felony cases.• Daniel L. Graham, 38, Milligan, currently incarcerated, accepted a written...

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NSAA Speech Championship, Best of the Be…

  NET TV will host Nebraska’s finest young orators on Sunday, April 22, at 1 p.m. This production is your chance to see the award-winning state championship speeches from the Nebraska...

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Raise Your Hand for 4-H

By BrandyVanDeWalle Raise Your Hand for 4-HNebraska 4-H currently reaches one in three youth through 4-H programming. Considering the amazing benefits youth experience through participation in 4-H programming, Nebraska 4-H anticipates...

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Milligan Company Receives Grant

Slezak Ag and Natural Resources (SANR) is pleased to announce it has received a $4,890 grant from the Great Plains Biochar Initiative: a partnership of the Nebraska Forest Service, Kansas...

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Sister Act At Deshler High School

Lights! Camera! Action! The lights are up and cued. Cast pictures for the program are taken and there is definitely a lot of action going on in the DHS “gymnatorium.”...

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Fillmore County Hospital, Has Positive I…

Fillmore County Hospital does more than provide health care services in Fillmore County. It also has a positive economic impact on the overall fiscal health of the community. Through a...

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Discovery Scholarship Available To Loca…

Flint Hills Resources is pleased to announce the availability of its Discovery Scholarship at local schools near the Fairmont ethanol plant. Discovery Scholarships are intended to help support the educational...

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Fairmont Police Department Receives Gran…

The Fairmont Police Department is being awarded a highway safety grant to assist in obtaining one mobile radar unit. According to the Nebraska Department of Transportation, Highway Safety Office, Administrator...

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Tractor Safety Training for Teen Farm/Ra…

By BrandyVanDeWalle Tractor Safety Training for Teen Farm/Ranch WorkersFederal law prohibits youth under 16 years of age from using specific equipment on a farm unless parents or legal guardians own the...

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Lentfer Attends Governor's Ag Summit

Patt Lentfer, executive director of the Fillmore County Development Corporation (FCDC), attended the Governor’s Ag Summit and the NIFA 2018 Innovation Marketplace in March. The Governor’s Ag Summit was held in...

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FC Competes In Fairbury

The Fillmore Central girls finished in seventh place and the Panther boys landed in ninth place at the Class B-laden Fairbury Invite on Saturday.  Also, several key athletes were involved...

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1st Outdoor Track Meet

Exeter-Milligan's Eric Olsen won three events at McCool Junction last Tuesday and finished second in another to pace the Timberwolf boys.  Teammate Peyton Brandt cleared 11-feet to win the pole...

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Moses, Lovan Make State

  Fillmore Central heavyweight Riley Moses was the C-2 District champion and teammate Christian Lovan finished fourth at 145 pounds to qualify for this year's State Wrestling Championships.  Moses heads to...

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FC Girls Win Two

Fillmore Central enters C2-1 Sub-district play this week at 14-8 after a pair of wins last week.After a 12-12 standstill at halftime, the Panthers dominated the second half in their...

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BDS Enters Subs 21-2; No. 1 D-1

On Tuesday, February 6, the Meridian Lady Mustangs battled the weather and made the trip to Davenport to take on the Bruning-Davenport/Shickley.  The Lady Eagles got off to a fast...

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Eagle Boys Roll Past Storm

On Friday night, the High Plains Storm braved the incoming snow and traveled down to Davenport to take on Bruning-Davenport/Shickley.The Storm opened up the game with a 3-pointer to get...

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T'Wolf Boys 18-5

Exeter-Milligan picked up a pair of key wins last week in area boys basketball action.  With the victories, the Timberwolves stand 18-5 and No. 3 in wildcard points in Class...

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E-M Girls 19-5 On Season; No. 3

Exeter-Milligan finished up its regular season with a pair wins over McCool Junction and at Cross County.  The Timberwolves enter post-season play at 19-5 and No. 3 in wildcard points...

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NSAA-Class C District. 2 Results-Fillmor…

NSAA - Class C District. 2 Results for Fillmore Central106Dillon Fushia (18-25) place is unknown and scored 8.00 team points.    •    Champ. Round 1 - Dillon Fushia (Fillmore Central) 18-25...

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BDS Girls Now 19-2

On January 30, the Bruning-Davenport/Shickley Lady Eagles welcomed the Osceola Lady Bulldogs to Davenport for a CRC matchup. The Lady Eagles jumped out to a 17-1 lead after one quarter...

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Eagle Boys Improve To 16-5

  Last Tuesday night, the Bruning-Davenport/Shickley Eagles took on the Osceola Bulldogs. Going into the game, the Eagles knew they wanted to work on establishing themselves from the start, and that...

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Panther Grapplers Compete At SNC Meet; D…

Fillmore Central was only able to muster two medals at the talent-laden Southern Nebraska Conference Wrestling Championships on Friday night in Fairbury.Panther heavyweight Riley Moses (43-5) lost to South Central's...

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E-M Boys No. 4 In WC Points

Exeter-Milligan split a pair of games last week in area boys basketball action.  The 16-5 Timberwolves fell to Giltner 47-37 on Thursday in a rematch of last weeks CRC Tournament...

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Timberwolf Girls Improve To 17-5

The Exeter-Milligan girls improved to 17-5, No. 3 in wildcard points in Class D-2, with a pair of victories last week.The Timberwolves downed CRC-rival Giltner 52-45 on Thursday on the...

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FC Boys Fall At Milford

Fillmore Central was within one point of fourth-seeded Milford late in the second quarter at 36-35.  But a Panther missed fast-break bucket sent the rebound to an Eagle, who tossed...

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FC Girls 3rd In SNC Tourney

Fillmore Central finished in third place at the 2018 Southern Nebraska Conference (SNC) Basketball Tournament.  The 12-8 Panthers captured the Consolation Final on Saturday afternoon with a 44-38 win over...

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Panther Boys Win At Gibbon

The Fillmore Central boys picked up their fourth win of the season Friday night at Gibbon, as the Panthers got past the Buffaloes, 59-50.  FC led 36-28 at halftime.Kole Karcher...

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FC Girls Now 10-7

Fillmore Central rolled past SNC rival Centennial and downed Gibbon on the road in area girls basketball last week.The 10-7 Panthers had eight girls score in their 56-38 home-court win...

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