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Will Expanded

By J.L. SchmidtStatehouse Correspondent Will Expanded Healthcare in Nebraska Finally See the Light of Day?For seven years, lawmakers have failed to expand health care coverage for an estimated 90,000 Nebraskans who...

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Sustainable Agriculture Tour Recap

By: Brandy VanDewalle To define sustainable agriculture is quite the task, as many organizations and individuals view what is defined as “sustainable” in different ways. For the purpose of this column...

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The “Buzz” at the Extension Office

By: Brandy VanDeWalle The “Buzz” at the Extension OfficeDid you know there are 90 crops ranging from nuts to berries to flowering vegetables that require insect pollination. Managed honey bee colonies...

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Political Round-Table Discussion Held I…

By Mark MetcalfThe Signal Letterpress Museum was the site of an invitation-only round table discussion concerning property taxes in Fillmore County. On July 31, former state senator Bob Krist, candidate...

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Geneva Fire, Rescue Offers Fire Extingui…

The Geneva Fire and Rescue Department offers free fire extinguisher training to any Geneva business or organization. Although this program has been available for several years, the department is increasing...

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Utemark Memorial Golf Tournament A Succe…

The Hidden Hills Country Club hosted the 2nd annual Paul C. Utemark, IV Memorial Golf Tournament on July 15. Eighteen teams participated in the 27-hole tournament, conducted in memory of...

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Alfred's Story... Part I of II A Century…

By Kathy KahlerThe Nebraska Signal Editors note: When Kathy thinks of life that goes back to mid 1900's, she envisons horse and buggy, oil lamps and cans with rope to use...

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Local attorney accused of stealing from …

By Signal Staff A Fillmore County attorney was charged with felony theft last week by the Fillmore County Attorney's Office.Nancy L. Waldron, 59, of Exeter, who is also the current York...

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Affordable Health Screenings Held In Gen…

Residents living in and around the Geneva area can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening...

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Crop Scouting Skills

By BrandyVanDeWalle Youth Learn Crop Scouting SkillsAt the end of the July I coordinated the fifth annual Crop Scouting Competition for Nebraska youth in which four teams from across Nebraska competed...

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Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs Come To …

By Kathy KahlerThe Nebraska Signal The Geneva Arts Council sponsors the Missoula Children's Theatre which comes one week during the summer. Children from all over Fillmore County try out for the...

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Speed limits rise on county highways

By Signal Staff With the Nebraska State Legislature's passing and Governor Pete Ricketts signing, LB 1009 aligned speed limits on highways across the state and increased speed limits on most highways...

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New NPPD meters being installed

Upgrading of electric meters for Geneva residences and businesses by Nebraska Public Power District began this on July 23, and will continue into early August. The meter replacements are part...

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Fund-raising for greenhouse in full bloo…

By GREG SCELLINSignal Editor Growing crops (plants) is a big, big deal in Fillmore County.Fillmore Central Ag. Educator and FFA advisor Kurt VanDeWalle and the FC FFA Boosters want to make...

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Undefeated Season Champions...

The Geneva Purple 9 & Under baseball team recently finished its season 13-0-2 and SFS Tournament champions.  The local PeeWee team outscored its season opponents 73-12 with 10 shutouts.  This...

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Sportsmanship Development

By BrandyVanDeWalle Webster’s Third International Dictionary defines sportsmanship as “conduct becoming to an individual involving fair and honest competition, courteous relations and graceful acceptance of results.” Sportsmanship starts with parents teaching...

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Community Outreach Efforts

The City of Geneva and the Geneva Chamber of Commerce have joined forces in their effort toward community outreach.  The City and Chamber launched an open meeting forum to promote...

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Montefortes Receive QOV

Two U.S. military veterans were wrapped in Quilts of Valor to thank and honor them for their military service in the Geneva City Park during the July 4th Celebration.Joseph C...

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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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