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John C. O’Neill, Civil War hero, Irish freedom fighter, Fenian. His military actions affected the course of nations on two continents. His later efforts brought colonies of immigrants from crowded Eastern cities, to settle on the prairies of Nebraska. This enduring legacy still provides welc…

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The following is a look back at events that occurred throughout 2019

Sports

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The St. Mary's Cardinals were on the road on Thursday, Jan. 16 to face off against the Summerland Bobcats. The Cardinals started off with a bang, putting 20 points up on the board and holding the Bobcats to half of that. In the second quarter, the Cards only managed to get 10 points on the b…

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The Lady Eagles had a good run last week downing Winnebago 67-54 on Tuesday, Jan. 7 and then winning a close game almost coming down to the wire beating Boone Central 58-54.

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The O'Neill Eagles traveled to Winnebago on Tuesday, Jan. 7 to take on the Indians. The Eagles started out slow, only managing to get nine points on the board in the first quarter, while the Indians had 16 on the board at the end of the first quarter. The second quarter the Eagles did manage…

Obituaries

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.