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Inspiring Investments In Hometowns Like …

Nebraska Community Foundation has much to celebrate. In their 20-year existence, they have stimulated $222 million for reinvestment into Nebraska communities by working with hometown leaders, using philanthropy as a...

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Farmers & Ranchers College Year Plan…

The Farmers & Ranchers College was formed in January, 2000 with the purpose of providing high quality, dynamic, up to date educational workshops for area agricultural producers in south central...

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Generic Drug Field Is Full of Pricing Tr…

A friend of mine, a diabetic, stumbled on to another booby trap in the pricing of generic drugs. In my last column I described the new two-tiered arrangements insurers are...

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Transparency in Government a Must

Since first taking office more than 30 years ago, I've held a firm belief that government should be conducted in an open and transparent manner. Government officials are rightly held...

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Ghosts, Gobblins And Good Sense . . . . …

One of America's favorite childhood holidays, Halloween, is quickly approaching. Many Nebraska children will dress up in funny or scary costumes and go trick-or-treating. Most adults enjoy the thought of...

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Hang On, There's An Election In Just A C…

Remember when -- what now seems like ages ago -- I suggested that you keep track of the Nebraska Primary Elections by using a large sheet of paper, a pencil...

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Milligan North Meeting Oct. 27

The Fillmore County Board of Supervisors worked through a fairly-light agenda at the board’s regularly-scheduled meeting last week.Items discussed on October 14 included:• The county board will meet in special...

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Exeter Arms owners accept agreement

The former owners of Exeter Arms could be facing prison time after reaching a plea arrangement with prosecutors on state sales tax and income tax charges.Robert and Hope Androyna, both...

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Nebraska Receives $3.6 Million Suicide P…

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has received a five-year grant for $3,646,939 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to reduce the numbers of...

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Harvest happening when weather allows...

Dwayne Luzum dumps soybeans on the move Wednesday afternoon northwest of Milligan.  Luzum and son, Dale, farm the ground together.  Heavier rains than usual have limited harvest efforts in portions...

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Edgecombe New National Newspaper Assoc. …

John Edgecombe Jr., publisher of The Nebraska Signal in Geneva, was elected as president of the National Newspaper Association, during the association’s 128th annual convention and trade show Oct. 4...

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Club wants to honor veterans

This year, the Exeter Woman’s Club plans to honor the local Exeter veterans during Make A Difference Day. If you would like your veteran remembered with a plate of homemade cookies...

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New street lights in Fairmont...

Workers recently finished the installation of 31 new street-light poles and fixtures along main street in Fairmont.  The new street lights are part of the village’s 6th Avenue Improvement Project. ...

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“Celebrate My Drive” will take place Oct…

Fillmore Central High School will soon be promoting the State Farm Insurance-sponsored “Celebrate My Drive” celebration. The countdown is on for the largest teen driver safety celebration across North American:  Celebrate...

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High marks for Geneva YRTC

Dan Scarborough, administrator of the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Geneva (YRTC-G), hoped a recent audit of the facility by the American Correctional Association (ACA) would do two things: •...

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Free Local Elected Officials Training

You’ve been elected, appointed or hired, but do you “Know your Role” in the government process? Local elected officials, city administrators, clerks, municipal staff and volunteers from Villages, Cities and...

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Term Limits Will Be Felt in Nebraska and…

By J.L. Schmidt, Statehouse Correspondent, The Nebraska Press Association Nebraska is one of 14 states where the toxic fallout of term limits will wreak havoc in November’s general election. There could...

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Addressing the Regulatory Barriers to Su…

By Rep. Adrian Smith There are many barriers to our increased financial and economic success including time, capital, and taxes.  One of the hidden obstacles to economic growth is the built-in...

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Timberwolf Spikers Improve To 19-6

Exeter-Milligan improved to 19-6 on the season with a 25-21, 25-20 victory over Shelby/Rising City on Saturday afternoon in the second round of the 2014 Crossroads Conference Volleyball Tournament.  The...

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E-M Tames Mustangs, 62-13

Ignited by a 32-0 first-quarter, the Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves demolished the Meridian Mustangs 62-13 in eight-man football action Friday, October 17 at Milligan in a game where the Timberwolves piled up...

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BDS Win 3; 1-1 At CRC Tourney

Bruning-Davenport/Shickley finished 4-1 in volleyball action last week.  Unfortunately, for the Eagles the loss was in the second-round of the 2014 Crossroads Conference (CRC) Tournament and kept them from continuing...

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Panthers Defeat Malcolm 17-14

Fillmore Central got past the Malcolm 17-14. The win came in football action Friday, October 17 at Geneva and could end up being for the District championship. FC plays at...

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FC 11-13 Entering SNC Tourney

Fillmore Central took two of the first three sets against Centennial last Tuesday night before dropping the fourth set and eventually the tie-breaker on October 14 and falling to the...

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FC Boys, Two Girls Qualify For State XC

The Fillmore Central cross country team qualified its boys team and two girl runners for this week's 2014 NSAA State Cross Country Championships.  The girls Class D race begins things...

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EM Spikers Improve To 17-6

Exeter-Milligan improved to 17-6 on the season and No. 6 in wildcard points in Class D-2 with a pair of wins in a volleyball triangular in Dorchester.  The Timberwolves defeated...

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Panther VB

Fillmore Central defeated Lincoln Christian and fell to Sandy Creek in road matches last week.  The 11-12 Panthers got past Lincoln Christian 25-20, 25-21, 25-22, on Tuesday, October 7, in...

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E-M Golfers Compete In GI

The Exeter-Milligan girls golf team competed in the C-2 District Golf Meet on Tuesday, October 7, at the Indianhead Golf Course in Grand Island.  The Timberwolves were unable to get...

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Eagles Defeat Osceola

Bruning-Davenport/Shickley advanced to 8-10 on the year with a three-set victory at Osceola on Tuesday, October 7.  The Eagles downed the Bulldogs 25-12, 25-15, 25-23.  Catherine Mick hammered 14 kills...

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FC/E-M 3-2 In District Play

Fillmore Central/Exeter-Milligan saved its best softball for the right time, as the Panthers finished third at the C-2 District Tournament in Milford on Thursday and Friday of last week.  FC/E-M...

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E-M Rolls Raiders To Remain Undefeated

Ignited by a 30-0 first-quarter, the Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves hammered the Lawrence-Nelson Raiders 66-24 in eight-man football action Friday, October 3 at Lawrence in a game where the Timberwolves piled up...

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Eagles Shut Out Griffins In Battle of Un…

The Eagles blanked the Diller-Odell Griffins 34-0 in eight-man football action Friday, October 3 at Bruning in a game where the Eagles piled up 411 total yards.Both teams were undefeated...

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FC Spikers Earn Upset At Sutton

Fillmore Central posted its biggest win of the season on Thursday night, as the Panthers prevailed in a five-set thriller against state-rated Sutton 14-25, 23-25, 25-23, 25-18, 20-18 on the...

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Eagles Fall To 5-7 On Year

Bruning-Davenport/Shickley lost to Meridian and defeated Shelby/Rising City in local volleyball action last week.  The Eagles are currently 5-7 on the season.BDS downed S/RC in four sets on Tuesday, September...

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FC Spikers Stand At 8-7 On Season

The Fillmore Central volleyball team's record stands at 8-7 with a 2-2 performance last week at Seward and a tournament in Hastings.The Panthers defeated Seward in three sets on Thursday...

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E-M Now 11-5 On Year

Exeter-Milligan rallied past Friend on Tuesday, September 23, to earn an exciting five-set victory over the rival Bulldogs in Milligan.  After dropping the first two sets against a fired-up Friend...

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FC Rolls Past Centennial

Fillmore Central started fast and never took the foot off the gas the entire first half, as the Panthers improved to 3-2 on the season with a convincing 48-20 victory...

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