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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.

ATKINSON — West Holt Public Schools in Atkinson kicked off its Homecoming Week last Sunday, Sept. 15 at Mill Race Park with a bonfire and festivities sponsored by the booster club. 

St. Mary's Catholic High School in O'Neill announced its Homecoming royalty on Saturday, Sept. 7. Named as this year's royalty were King Manucher Tursunov and Queen Abby Everitt.

NORFOLK — In the four years Northeast Community College has worked with area high schools through its Fridays @ Northeast program, the number of students who have enrolled in classes has increased every year. At the beginning of the current academic year, more than 100 high school seniors ar…

St. Mary's Catholic High School in O'Neill kicked off homecoming activities this week with a Biker and Surfers Day on Tuesday. Students also watched the movie "Grease" in the parish hall. Wednesday was '50s Day and Thursday will be Retro Day. Friday is Red & White Day and activities will…

OMAHA — Building the heartland through their volunteerism, dedication and perseverance, the families honored at this year’s 123rd Aksarben Ball have been announced.  

Central Nebraska Community Action Partnership (CNCAP) early childhood programs is currently seeking 2020 seniors who have attended Head Start in its service area to apply for the $250 Mary Dusek Head Start scholarship.

ALBION — Albion College men’s cross country/track and field member Nathaniel Jennings was one of 170 Albion athletes named to the 2018-19 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Academic Honor Roll.

OMAHA — Six O’Neill Public High School band leaders traveled to Millard South High School in Omaha on Monday, Aug. 12 to attend the Attitude Concepts Workshop led by Dr. Tim Loutzenhiser. 

When Mary Linhart of O’Neill passed away, it was a little-known secret that she was sitting on top of a fortune that would change the lives of college-bound students in north-central Nebraska for years to come. In her handwritten will, Linhart requested that one-half of her estate be placed …

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Nearly 800 Angus juniors and their families traveled to Louisville, KY, to compete in the 2019 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) July 14-20 at the Kentucky Expo Center.

O’Neill’s PEO chapter GT recently presented Abby Birkel with a Program for Continuing Education (PCE) grant for $1,100 to continue her schooling toward a degree in business. 

GRAND ISLAND — Pack 245 Scouts from the Holt County area were among the nearly 500 youth attending Camp Augustine near Grand Island through the summer.