new fire equipment - The O'Neill Fire Department took possession of two new apparatuses this summer. The truck on the left is a heavy rescue truck that carries rescue equipment such as the Jaws of Life as well as rope rescue gear. The truck on the right is a truck used to fight grass fires. …
It only happens every two years but the honor of O'Neill Hall of Fame was bestowed on two of its own citizens on Sunday, July 18 at Ford Park after the conclusion of Church in the Park to finish 2021 Summerfest.
The Nebraska Forrest Service has decided to leave some fire fighting assets in O'Neill. Last weekend a tanker truck and a semi trailer with wildland fire fighting chemicals was brought to O'Neill from Valentine.
Louis James Tushla grew up in Atkinson and at the age of 23 joined the U.S. Navy in 1940. Tushla became a machinist’s mate third class and served aboard the U.S. Battleship Oklahoma which was sunk the morning of Dec. 7, 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, killing 429 crewmen.
O'Neill Eighth grader Pryor Mathews represented the O’Neill Eagles at the Nebraska State Championship meet on Saturday, May 15th in Gothenburg. The event, held in near perfect conditions, featured many of the top junior high track and field athletes from across the state.
The Eagle varsity team started off last week with the Norfolk Classic Invitational. Seven athletes competed and medaled. Keaton Wattier competed in the 110 high hurdles and placed third, Christopher Jennings earned sixth in the discus, Tyler Diediker was fourth in the long jump, and the 4 x …
On Thursday, April 29th, the O’Neill Lady Eagles track team had several athletes qualify for the annual Northeast Nebraska Classic Track Invitational. Of the six girls that qualified, all but one brought home a medal. The following qualified: Alyssa Eichleberger: 4 x 100 and 4 x 400; Blair G…