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Honoring the Service of Nebraska's Natio…

By Gov. Pete Ricketts Nebraska’s National Guard has a long, distinguished history of serving our state and country. Since 1854, the Nebraska National Guard has played a pivotal role in helping...

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Tax Relief Incumbent Hits the Campaign T…

By J.L. SchmidtStatehouse Correspondent A day after his state's college football team whipped the Nebraska Cornhuskers, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker whipped up enthusiasm for Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts' re-election bid.Walker and...

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Tree Planting

By BrandyVanDeWalle Some of the most common questions we receive in the office on an ongoing basis is related to trees. Whether trees appear to be dying, stressed or have a...

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Schmidt follows God’s mission with volun…

By GREG SCELLINSignal Editor Geneva super volunteer Jill Schmidt was recently a featured speaker at the Rotary District 5650 District Conference in Omaha.Schmidt gave the group assembled on the Creighton University...

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Tree Planting and Care Worksho

By BrandyVanDeWalleNeed a new tree in your landscape? Then come to the tree planting workshop to learn how to properly plant it. Planting a Tree is essential to the life...

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Fillmore County CASA Program

On July 1, 2016, Fillmore County CASA in Geneva developed a partnership with CASA of South Central Nebraska in Hastings. CASA board members from both groups came together and developed...

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Positive Steps In Whiteclay

By J.L. SchmidtThe national disgrace of beer sales in Whiteclay, Nebraska, appears to be over, at least for now.The four stores -- which yearly sold about 4 millions of cans...

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Fairmont Woman's Club Honors Members

The GFWC Fairmont Woman’s Club met September 19, at Kerrys’ Café in McCool Junction for a luncheon and their regular meeting.President Sandra Nelson welcomed members and guests Karen Crandall NFWC...

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2017 Gold Star Tea

The Gold Star Tea was held September 21, at the Legion Building in Milligan. The theme was patriotic with red, white and blue decorations. Twenty-seven guests and Auxiliary members attended...

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Local Qtr. Horse Ranch Honored

The American Quarter Horse Association honored this year’s 50-year breeders at a ceremony on September 25, at the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame and Museum in Amarillo, Texas. J-D...

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Nebraska Youth Celebrate National 4-H We…

By BrandyVanDeWalle  For the 75th consecutive year, millions of youth, parents, volunteers and alumni across the country will be celebrating National 4-H Week during the first full week of October. 4-H...

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Stock Our Shelves Program

The First Congregational United Church of Christ Mission and Outreach Committee and the United Methodist Church Outreach Committee are the sponsors of Stock Our Shelves (SOS), a Fillmore County hygiene...

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Fall Leadership Workshop

Seven FCCLA officers and student leaders from the Exeter-Milligan FCCLA Chapter recently attended the Nebraska Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Fall Leadership Workshop. This annual event was held...

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Shickley rural postal carrier retires

By GREG SCELLINSignal Editor Friday was the last day on the job for Jim Vanwesten. Jim, who lives in Alexandria, delivered mail on a rural route based out of the Shickley...

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Yes They Are The Real Deal

Allen J. Beermann, Executive Director Nebraska Press Assoc This week is National Newspaper Week throughout America.  And, the theme relates to newspapers being the Real Deal.   Newspaper publishers and editors normally...

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Fall Pests

By BrandyVanDeWalle This time of year, we often receive questions on a variety of pests, especially “bugs” entering homes or around the house. Extension horticulturalist, Elizabeth Killinger provides great information how...

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FCH Paramedic Program Expands

    In an effort to expand and meet the needs of the emergency department, Fillmore County Hospital recently hired additional paramedics. The paramedic service plays two vital roles that include providing...

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Fellowship, Delicious Food Enjoyed

By: Bonnie J. Cudaback,Recording Secretary The GFWC Exeter Woman’s Club met September 19, at the UCC Fellowship Hall, with 12 members present. Members brought covered dishes for the luncheon. A time...

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Jacobson, Schelkopf Qualify For State XC

Fillmore Central had two athletes qualify for this Friday's NSAA Class D State Cross Country Championships in Kearney.  Panther senior Grace Jacobson had her four-race win streak snapped but still...

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Panthers Unable To Get Victory At State

  Fillmore Central/Exeter-Milligan was unable to capture a win at the 2017 Class C NSAA State Softball Championships last week.  The seventh-seeded Panthers fell to Fairbury 15-5 in the opening round...

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No. 1 Eagles Roll Past Meridian

On a very dark harvest night, Bruning-Davenport/Shickley remained undefeated with a 44-14 win over Meridian.  The No. 1 state-rated Eagles led the contest 36-0 at halftime."Our Eagles continue to work...

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BDS Improves to 22-3; Plays Meridian In …

Bruning-Davenport/Shickley advanced to play top-seeded Meridian in the CRC Volleyball Tournament semi-finals on Monday after a pair of wins in York.  The 22-3 fourth-seeded Eagles downed High Plains in two...

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Timberwolves 20-5; In CRC Semi-finals

Exeter-Milligan played Shelby/Rising City Monday night in the semi-finals of the 2017 CRC Volleyball Tournament. With a win over the 10-15, Class C-2 Huskies, the 20-5 Timberwolves play the winner...

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FC Can't Corral Mustangs

Fillmore Central fell to 1-7 on the season after lopsided loss at Sutton on Friday.  The 7-1 Mustangs scored early and often in the 62-0 win, including a 46-0 halftime...

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Jacobson SNC Champ; Monteforte, Schelkop…

The Fillmore Central girls landed in third place at the 2017 Southern Nebraska Conference Cross Country Championships and the Panther boys finished in fourth.  Fairbury was the girls team champions...

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E-M Gets Past PC 42-14

Exeter-Milligan picked up its second win of the season Friday night with a 42-14 victory over Parkview Christian.  It was also Homecoming for the Timberwolves.Spencer Pribyl got the scoring started...

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FC Ahead 21-14

In still another result of last week's wet and cold weather, Fillmore Central leads Cross County 21-14 with 11:52 remaining in the fourth quarter.  The final portion of the game...

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BDS Wins No. 1-2 Showdown

Bruning-Davenport/Shickley won Round One against Falls City Sacred Heart, 23-14, Friday afternoon at Jug Brown Stadium in Falls City.  After sparring during the first half on October 6, the Eagles...

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Panther VB Falls To LC, SC

Fillmore Central is currently 11-9 on the season with a pair of losses last week to Lincoln Christian and Sandy Creek.Class C-1, 16-7 Lincoln Christian swept the Panthers 25-13, 25-21...

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Eagles Rolling Into CRC Tourney

Bruning-Davenport/Shickley picked up a pair of wins to improve to 16-3 on the season.  The Eagles are No. 3 in wildcard points in Class D-1 behind Johnson-Brock and Meridian.BDS downed...

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E-M Now 16-5

With three victories last week, including a big pink-out win over Nebraska Lutheran, Exeter-Milligan improved to 16-5 on the season and No. 4 in wildcard points in Class D-2.The Timberwolves...

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Panthers Fall To Huskies

Shelby-Rising City defeated Fillmore Central 42-13.   Shelby/RC  mounted 393 yards of offense to Fillmore’s 256.  The Huskies were able to do most of the damage through the air completing 17-of-26...

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BDS Marches Toward Showdown

Friday night's 57-20 win over Sterling was Bruning-Davenport/Shickley's final dress rehearsal before this Friday afternoon's clash with Falls City Sacred Heart.  The Eagles will match up with the Irish in...

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Timberwolves Get In Win Column

Exeter-Milligan scored early and often on Friday night in Weeping Water to record its first victory of the season—an impressive 58-6 win over the Indians.Timberwolf quarterback Spencer Pribyl hooked up...

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Timberwolves Win JCC Invite; No. 3 In D-…

Exeter-Milligan improved to 13-5 and No. 3 in wildcard points in Class D-2 after taking the Johnson County Central Volleyball Tournament title on Saturday.The Timberwolves downed the host team, Lourdes...

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Eagle Spikers Improve To 14-3

Bruning-Davenport/Shickley improved to 14-3 on the season and No. 4 in wildcard points in Class D-1 with a pair of wins in Friend.  The Eagles downed 12-5 Heartland 25-13, 25-15...

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