News

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The O'Neill Fire Department held its annual elections on Monday, May 18. Elected to the leadership positions were: Fire Chief Roger Miller, Assistant Chief Scott Menish, City Captain Kale Burdick, Rural Captain Dale Waterman, Rescue Captain Brian Jundt, Aerial Captain Ryan Kelly, Training Ca…

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This weekend should have been the weekend when both O'Neill Schools should have had their commencement ceremonies. The public school graduation was to be Saturday, May 16 and St. Mary's to follow on Sunday, May 17. Due to the current pandemic situation a parade of seniors will be held on Sat…

Sports

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Four O'Neill wrestlers took to the matts in Omaha at the Nebraska State Wrestling Tourney last week. Two of the wrestlers brought back fifth place  hardware. Brady Thompson at 138lbs. battled back after losing his third and fourth match to take fifth place over Joel Lemburg of Columbus Lakev…

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The O'Neill Eagles traveled to Plainview on Tuesday, Feb. 11 to take on the Pirates.

Commentary

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Like many Nebraskans, I enjoy hunting and fishing, and these activities have instilled in me an enduring love for the outdoors. There’s no better way to take in the beauty of Nebraska, whether it’s on a turkey hunt in the Pine Ridge or spending a quiet evening fishing at a community pond. Hu…

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From the start of his term, President Donald Trump has voiced his support for investing in our nation’s infrastructure. I think we should take him up on his offer. In April, he showed his commitment when he issued two executive orders aimed at removing regulatory burdens and streamlining the…

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There are two documents of paramount importance to American history: the Declaration of Independence, which forged our national identity, and the U.S. Constitution, which set forth the framework for the federal government that is still in use today. While Independence Day is a beloved nation…

Community

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ATKINSON — West Holt Public Schools in Atkinson announced its Homecoming royalty on Friday, Sept. 20. Named as this year's royalty were King Jaegher Odgen and Queen Ellie Burkinshaw.