The hunt for the big one south of Atkinson led two men to a surprise. Adam Flannery and a friend were out scouting deer before this year's deer season on Friday, Nov. 13
Stuart – In celebration of its 75th anniversary, The Tri-County Bank (TCB) recently presented $7,500 to four area community foundations. Recipients included the Stuart, Atkinson, Rock County and O’Neill Community Foundation Funds, which are affiliates of the Nebraska Community Foundation.
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.
Sept. 18 was a perfect “Mary Poppins Day” as the St. Mary’s Catholic Schools’ students utilized their creativity to brighten the front of their school with chalk drawings.
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.
KEARNEY — Seven chapter officers from O’Neill Public High School recently attended the Nebraska Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) fall leadership workshop.
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.
ATKINSON — Last Friday night at the Atkinson West Holt vs. Burwell football game, the Huskies football team and the Team Jack Foundation joined forces to raise awareness for childhood cancer.
GRAND ISLAND — Rose Woeppel, a member of the Cloverdale 4-H Club in Chambers, was selected as the champion in intermediate poultry showmanship at the 2019 Nebraska State Fair 4-H Poultry Show in Grand Island.
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…
NIOBRARA — The fifth and seventh grade students from Stuart Public School attended the Youth Frontiers Kindness & Courage Retreats respectively on Aug. 28 at Niobrara Public School.
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.
Avera St. Anthony’s Hospital recently announced O’Neill native Sarah Hawk, a student at the University of Nebraska-Kearney (UNK), is the 2019 recipient of the Dr. Robert W. Waters Memorial 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.
WASHINGTON – Ellery Butterfield is the type of person who takes action. When the University of Nebraska at Kearney student sees a potentially life-changing opportunity, she’s going to pursue it. That’s how she ended up in Washington, D.C., working for U.S. Rep. Adrian Smith.
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.
LINCOLN — The artwork of 13 Nebraska students will be featured in the 2020 “Nebraska: Don’t Waste It!” environmental calendar.
OMAHA — College of Saint Mary (CSM) celebrated its annual Nurse Pinning Ceremony on July 20. At the ceremony, each bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) graduate in the Class of 2019, including Jessica Pongratz of Atkinson, received a pin as a symbolic welcome into the nursing profession.
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 …
ATKINSON — Holt County farmer Jim Hoppe directed $2,500 to the West Holt Public School's FFA Chapter in Atkinson through America’s Farmers Grow Communities sponsored by the Bayer Fund.
Every young person deserves to have someone to turn to. The mission of the TeamMates Mentoring Program is to impact the world by inspiring youth to reach their full potential.
LINCOLN — Nine young leaders visited Washington, D.C. from July 14-18 to learn about corn policy development, explore American agriculture outside of the Midwest and visit with congressional leaders and agribusinesses. The trip was sponsored by the Nebraska Corn Board and was designed to enc…
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.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Certified Angus Beef ® (CAB®) Cook-off was held during the 2019 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) in Louisville, KY, from 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.
NORFOLK — Area high school students had the opportunity recently to explore careers that focus on agriculture technology at Northeast Community College.
Alpha Delta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, teacher honorary, is offering scholarships to local young women who have chosen to pursue a career in the education field.
LINCOLN — Claire Morrow of O’Neill, a recent graduate of O’Neill Public High School, is among 40 students selected to join the inaugural cohort of the Teachers Scholars Academy at University of Nebraska-Lincoln this fall.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Career and technical students in Nebraska, including Trevor Dempter of O’Neill, won one of the nation’s highest awards at the 2019 SkillsUSA Championships, held in Louisville, KY, on June 26-27.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Six members of the O’Neill FCCLA Chapter joined nearly 8,700 other members, advisors and guests at the FCCLA National Leadership Conference from June 30 to July 4 in Anaheim, CA.
LINCOLN — Ten teens from across the state have been selected to lead No Limits, Nebraska’s first youth-led anti-tobacco movement, for the coming year.
Nine high school students from the O’Neill area now have an early start on their careers after completing a welding course through Northeast Community College’s Fridays @ Northeast program.
ATKINSON — West Holt Medical Services Foundation (WHMSF) and West Holt Memorial Hospital (WHMH) recently announced their 2019 spring healthcare scholarship award recipients.