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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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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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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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International Partnerships Are Growing N…

By Gov. Pete Ricketts Throughout America’s history, trade has been a fundamental driver of our nation’s growth.  Open access to international trade allows a wide variety of goods to freely move...

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There's That Public Safety Banner Again

By J.L. SchmidtStatehouse Correspondent There's a tradition that a state flag waves high above the second-floor balcony outside the state Capitol's west side when the Legislature is in session.This coming session...

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FCH receives wellness award

Last week, Neb. Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced this year’s recipients of the Governor’s Wellness Award.  A total of 54 Nebraska...

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Harvest Safety-2017

By BrandyVanDeWalle It is hard to believe that harvest is starting and just as a reminder that with harvest comes more traffic on the county roads and other stresses for farmers...

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Taking Good Steps to Promote Tourism

By J.L. SchmidtStatehouse Correspondent  Tourism. It’s the state’s third largest industry. The governor and the Legislature have worked to expand the commission and look at creative ways to bring more outside...

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September 13 Views from VanDeWalle...

By BrandyVanDeWalle   Making OneAgronomistAt A TimeIn late August, seven Nebraska youth traveled to Indiana to participate in the 2nd Annual Regional Youth Crop Scouting Competition held at Purdue University’s Beck Ag...

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American Red Cross Heroes

These men are faithful blood donors to the Geneva blood drives held six times a year in the community in the months of January, March, May, July, September and November...

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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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FC/E-M SNC Runners-up; Districts Start T…

Fillmore Central/Exeter-Milligan took runner-up honors on Saturday at the 2017 Southern Nebraska Conference Softball Tournament.  The 13-9 Panthers started out play in Geneva on September 30 with a 8-4 victory...

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Panthers Roll Past Sutton

Fillmore Central improved to 11-7 with a 25-17, 25-12, 25-22 victory over Sutton last Tuesday night at home.Jamey Broman crunched nine kills against the Fillies and Eliana Varrucciu added eight...

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FC Falls At Freeman

Fillmore Central traveled to Adams to compete against 4-0 Freeman on Friday night.  A very hot and breezy evening was filled with big plays by both teams.  The first quarter...

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Mustangs Too Much For E-M

Exeter-Milligan was unable to get past Meridian on Friday night on the road.  The Timberwolves fell to the 3-1 Mustangs 30-0.Meridian was able to hit paydirt twice in the first...

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BDS Rolls

Bruning-Davenport/Shickley improved to 3-0 on the season with a 52-0 win over 1-3 Axtell Friday night on the road.  The Eagles scored 38 first-quarter points and added two more scores...

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E-M Spikers 3rd At MUDECAS

Exeter-Milligan finished in third place in the 2017 MUDECAS A Division Volleyball Tournament.Last Tuesday, the Timberwolves downed Bruning-Davenport/Shickley 25-22, 25-22 to begin play in Beatrice.Both Katherine White and Hannah Beethe...

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