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Court Action

By Signal Staff A Lincoln woman was sentenced to prison for her roles in several rural farmstead robberies with co-defendant John C. Garaas last week in court action in the Fillmore...

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Surveyor Appointed

By GREG SCELLINSignal Editor The Fillmore County Board of Supervisors held its first meeting of November last week.  Among the items on the November 13 agenda were:• The county board voted...

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FCH Auxiliary Star of Health Campaign Be…

The Fillmore County Hospital Auxiliary is holding their annual "Star of Health" memorial and fund-raiser campaign. The lights of the star, located on the south drive of the Fillmore County...

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Fillmore County CASA News

Brandie Verzanie completed her 30 hours of inservice training to become a CASA volunteer. She was sworn in by Honorable Judge Burns on September 19. She is very enthusiastic and...

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Defendant Sentenced To 180 Days In Jail

By Signal StaffA former Strang man will be spending six months behind bars for his involvement in a domestic altercation that happened during Thanksgiving time last year.Fillmore County Court Judge...

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Veterans Day 2018

U.S. Navy WWII veteran Albin Kudlacek of Geneva rests his hand on son Gary Kudlacek's shoulder during his Quilt of Valor presentation Monday morning.  Gary earned the Bronze Star and...

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Council decides to double chip seal 2 st…

By GREG SCELLINSignal Editor The Geneva City Council worked through a light agenda at the council's regularly-scheduled meeting last week.Items on the November 5 agenda included:• Geneva Mayor Rod Norrie noted...

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County General Election results

By Signal Staff Fillmore County voters exceeded the statewide voter average by over six percent last Tuesday in the November 6 Nebraska General Election.  Of the 4,038 registered voters in Fillmore...

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Singers To Present Concert In Shickley

The Bel Canto Singers of Hesston College will present a diverse repertoire of choral music Saturday, November 17, at 7 p.m., at Salem Mennonite Church, 820 Road V, Shickley. The...

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4-H Youth Accomplishments Celebrated

On October 28, seven teams of youth met at the Fillmore County Fairgrounds to compete in the “Amazing Race” 4-H style to celebrate the new 4-H year. Teams received clues...

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Farmers Encouraged To Keep The Stubble

During a special month-long campaign called “No Till November”, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is encouraging Nebraska farmers to “keep the stubble” on their harvested crop fields and...

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Agreement accepted

By Signal Staff A Geneva man has accepted a written plea agreement and will be sentenced on the amended charge in December.Joshua Matthew Croom Williamson, 40, pleaded guilty to Terroristic Threats...

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Jury rules not guilty

By GREG SCELLINSignal Editor A Fillmore County District Court jury of four men and eight women found a former Ohiowa man not guilty on two felony counts of Child Abuse on...

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Question, Persuade, Refer Training

By Lisa HendricksonShickley Public SchoolOn Thursday, October 18, the Shickley Public Schools hosted the suicide prevention training for the school community known as “QPR”. Question. Persuade. Refer. These simple words...

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Red Ribbon Week Festivities at E-M

Exeter-Milligan Public Schools recently participated in the National Red Ribbon Week held October 22-26. Elementary students cut out red ribbons to hang on their lockers and participated in break out...

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2 Davenport men shot

On Monday morning, Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) investigators arrested a man in connection with a weekend shooting in Hebron that left one person dead and one person in critical condition.The...

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Election headed down homestretch

In less than a week, voters will be heading to the polls in the Tuesday, November 6, General Election.  Local contested races include the three that were featured in last...

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Bin Rescue In Geneva; Two Injured Men

YORK – The York Fire Department assisted with the rescue of two men from the top of a bin Tuesday morning, after they were injured while working on a conveyor...

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BDS Wins State Championship

The Class D-2 Bruning-Davenport/Shickley volleyball team never lost a game to a team in its own classification this season.That can mean only one thing—the Eagles outlasted two-time state runner-up Ewing...

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E-M VB Falls In Opening Round

Exeter-Milligan did a very not Exeter-Milligan type thing this year in Lincoln.  The No. 5 seed Timberwolves were upended in the opening-round of the 2018 NSAA Class D-2 State Volleyball...

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EMF Blasts GACC; Advance To Semi-finals

With its stud running back out of the line-up, Exeter-Milligan/Friend imposed its will early on Guardian Angels Central Catholic and never gave the No. 3 Bluejays any hope of securing...

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FC Falls To Titans

Fillmore Central couldn't get past a scrappy Thayer Central squad last Monday night in play in the C2-3 Sub-district in Hastings.  The Panthers fell to the 26-6 Titans 25-22, 25-17...

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Eagles Fly Back Into Lincoln

Bruning-Davenport/Shickley continued its brilliant 2018 campaign with three post-season victories and will head into the 2018 NSAA Class D-2 State Tournament as the No. 2 seed.  The 27-4 Eagles open...

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E-M Advances; Set To Defend State Title

The Timberwolves are back in town.  Exeter-Milligan powered past pesky Bertrand 25-21, 25-16, 21-25, 25-22 on Saturday afternoon in a play-in game at Adams Central High School.  With the win...

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EMF Moves On To Quarterfinals

Exeter-Milligan/Friend used a solid rush defense and 280 yards on the ground from seniors Edwen Baptista and Mitchell Manning to get past Fullerton 40-28 and advance to the Class D-1...

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No. 1 WC Points...

Eagles Mariah Sliva and Macy Kamler defend the net last Tuesday night in Sutton. The Eagles rolled past Sutton and Sandy Creek (both Class C-2 teams) to improve to 24-4...

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BDS Loses To StormDogs

Bruning-Davenport/Shickley lost a football game.  Something that happens just about as much as snow falling around here in mid-October. Hmm...A suddenly healthy Osceola/High Plains squad downed BDS 34-22 in the...

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Bobcats On To Second Round

Exeter-Milligan/Friend used a 24-point third quarter to blast past East Butler in the first round of the 2018 NSAA Class D-1 State Football Play-offs.  The 9-0 Bobcats downed the defending...

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Panthers 3rd At SNC Tourney

Fillmore Central controlled the third-place match with 18-10, Class C-1 Fairbury on Thursday from the start and claimed the Consolation Final with a 25-22, 25-20 win over the Jeffs.  The...

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BDS Wins CRC VB Tourney

After a bumpy first set, Bruning-Davenport/Shickley rolled to the championship of the 2018 Crossroads Conference Volleyball Tournament.  The 22-4 Eagles downed rival Exeter-Milligan 27-25, 25-9, 25-9, on Tuesday evening at...

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Bobcats Finish 8-0

Exeter-Milligan/Friend capped its inaugural season as a co-op squad with a perfect regular-season record after downing Cross County 46-28 in rural Stromsburg.  The contest was very competitive through three quarters...

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Eagles Win District Title...Again

For a fourth-straight season, Bruning-Davenport/Shickley claimed a District championship with a 46-12 win over Thayer Central Friday night in Shickley.The 8-0 Eagles started out strong on October 19 outscoring the...

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State Cross Country...

Fillmore Central's Garrett Nichols finished in 35th place in the Boys Class D race at the 2018 NSAA State Cross Country Championships on October 19.  The Panther sophomore covered the...

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FC Nearly Rides Herd On Bison

Fillmore Central led Central City 14-8 on Friday night at half time.  The Panthers controlled the third quarter and owned a 20-15 advantage heading into the final period in the...

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EMF Rolls To Win Number 7

Exeter-Milligan/Friend put up a pair of 22s in the first two quarters against Nebraska Lutheran en route to a 56-18 Homecoming victory in Milligan.  The 7-0 Bobcats are sixth in...

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BDS Cages Cougars; 7-0

Bruning-Davenport/Shickley remained unbeaten with a 34-18 victory over Cross County on Friday night.  The 7-0 Eagles and Cougars (4-3) battled to a near standstill in the muck and the mud...

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