The General O'Neill Sculpture project is taking shape as the mold is nearing completion. The current amount needed is $60,000 and the fund raising campaign is at $42,000.
Andy Hoffman, a Holt County lawyer and co-founder of Team Jack passed away this past Monday, March 1. The following is what was posted on the Team Jack Foundation Facebook site. We are deeply saddened to share that our co-founder, Andy Hoffman, passed away this morning (March 1, 2021) after …
The Knights of Columbus, O’Neill, will be having fish fries on Fridays through Lent with the first being on Feb. 19th. They will be at the KC hall and run from 5 to 7 p.m. We will be offering dine in, carry out, and drive thru (west side of building).
The General O'Neill Sculpture project is still chugging along. The current amount needed is $60,000 and the fund raising campaign is at $39,000.
Holt County has a new treasurer in Shelly Ross. Ross assumed the duties of Treasurer after Connie Krotter resigned her office. The new Holt County Treasurer was appointed by the Holt County Supervisors to fill the remainder of Krotter's term. Ross started her job on Jan. 19 and was officiall…
(NCDHD) has been made aware of 17 new cases in the district since the last reporting on 1/28/2021: 1-Antelope; 1-Boyd; 0-Brown; 1-Cherry; 5-Holt; 0-Keya Paha; 3-Knox; 6-Pierce; 0-Rock.
AMERICAN LEGION CLUB BUILDING was taken down this past week. The land for the post was originally donated in 1946 by James B. Ryan in memory of his sons who served in WWII. The post erected the 40 x 100 quonset building to serve as the post home. In 1970 the post remodeled the dance hall ad…
Each year, Bomgaars, the retail chain of farm and ranch supply stores across the United States, hosts a “Ladies’ Night” event to raise money for health-care organizations and hospitals that help cancer patients.
Avera Medical Group O’Neill is partnering with the North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) to administer COVID-19 vaccine to individuals in group 1B which includes people 75 and older, as well as others.
The High Plains Friends of the NRA will hold their Annual Banquet on Saturday, Jan. 23 at the O’Neill Community Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. There will be raffles, auctions , games and great food so get your ticket today to this annual event.
The O'Neill Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their annual Chamber Banquet on Wed. Jan. 27 at the O'Neill Community Center from 5 - 8 p.m. Tickets are $20.
The Atkinson Livestock Market will host a rollover calf sale fund-raiser at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 26. The Atkinson Livestock Market is located at 87604 S. Wixon St., in Atkinson.
The North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) has been made aware of 45 new cases in the district since the last reporting on 1/7: 3-Antelope; 0-Boyd; 0- Brown; 2-Cherry; 9-Holt; 0-Keya Paha; 23-Knox; 7-Pierce; 1-Rock.
The first baby of 2021 has arrived at Avera St. Anthony's. Bentley Muilenburg arrived early Friday, January 8th at 2:39 a.m. Bently weighed in at 5 lb. 1 Oz and he is the son of Stacey Pelc of Butte. He will join siblings Doson, Karli and Aliyh at home.
The first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to arrive at Avera St. Anthony’s Hospital (ASAH) were recently administered to frontline health care workers and emergency responders as directed by the State of Nebraska.
2020 was a year we all were not sad to let go. It started as usual and then as we all know we were hit with the Covid-19 virus which changed the course for all of us. Now as we look to 2021 we see glimmers of hope of returning to some state of normal with the vaccination progress starting.
O’NEILL, Neb. (Jan. 4, 2021) – The first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to arrive at Avera St. Anthony’s Hospital (ASAH) were recently administered to frontline health care workers and emergency responders as directed by the State of Nebraska.
Atkinson Nebraska Total Care, in collaboration with its parent company, Centene Corporation, has recognized John Tubbs, MD, of Atkinson, Nebraska with a national award for clinical excellence.
Christmas was a little brighter for several local organizations, thanks to the generosity of one local couple. Bill and Ellyn Walters of O’Neill recently made a donation that benefitted five local organizations within the O’Neill community, all with the focus on helping people in need.
Tree Lighting Ceremony - Santa Claus made a quick stop in O'Neill on Friday to flip the switch on the O'Neill Home Town Christmas tree. Santa was also part of the lighted parade.
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
Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts and the Department of Health and Human Services has modified the current Directed Health Measures (DHMs), effective Nov. 11 at 12 a.m..The modifications are outlined below, for a complete copy of the DHMs, please visit http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/COVID-19-Directe…
The Holt County Board of Adjustments met last Thursday, Nov. 5 at the supervisors chambers to make a decision on the construction permit of the KXL Pipeline. The board was to decide to either vote to concur or reject that the stipulations have been met that TC Energy has complied with the st…
The Holt County Visitors Committee presented Chelsea McIntosh with a check in the amount of $5,000 for the Nebraska Alpha Theta (Alpha Delta Kappa) Community Handicap Swing Project. The mission of the Nebraska Alpha Theta is to provide the community with a double bay handicap swing that will…
The Holt County Board of Adjustments met at the O'Neill Community Center on Thursday, Oct. 30 to hear discussion on the proposed TC Energy KXL pipeline. Fifty people attended the meeting which ran from 4-8 p.m.
October is domestic violence awareness month Bright Horizons in O'Neill honored the Community Wardrobe as a community partner of the year. "The Community Wardrobe has allowed clients of our service to go in and grab items they may need. A lot of our clients may only have a small amount of ti…
The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT), Governor Pete Ricketts, transportation partners and Spencer-area community members gathered to celebrate the opening of the permanent bridge on Highway 281 over the Niobrara River south of Spencer. The event also marked full mobility being re…
At the regular board meeting on Oct. 5th the Holt county ag society met to discuss bids submitted for a proposed concession stand and restroom project at the fairgrounds. The Ag Society officially broke ground on Oct. 14th, for a new 25 by 68-foot concession stand, restroom and ticket booth.
WalkAwayNebraska, Nebraska Log Cabin Republicans and the Republican Liberty Caucus of Nebraska are excited to welcome Brandon Straka home for his first Nebraska #WalkAway rally! With specialized events scheduled all day, this will definitely be a day to Walk Away!
The 8-0 St. Mary's Cardinals have made it to the first round of the 2020 Nebraska State Playoffs. The Cardinals will face Sandhills Valley at 4 p.m. this Thursday at the O'Neill football field.
Andy Hoffman and Brent Kelly are pleased to announce the sale of Andrew Hoffman Law, PC, LLO, to Brent Kelly. Andy is retiring from the practice of law to spend more time with his family. Brent will continue to serve existing clients, as well as the greater Atkinson area and will maintain th…
WASHINGTON—The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Navy Fireman 1st Class Louis J. Tushla, 25, of Atkinson, Nebraska, killed during World War II, was accounted for on March 27, 2020.
2020 St. Mary's Homecoming Royalty (l-r): Emma Otte, Ellie Atkeson, Olivia Jarman, Princess Faith Williamson, Queen Araceli Perez, King Grant Winkelbauer, Prince Connor Semin, Charles Barlow, Isaac Everitt and Carson Dannenbring.
On Sept. 26th a car seat check event was held at Wm. Krotter Company in West O’Neill. This event was proudly sponsored by the Wm Krotter Company, North Central District Health Department and Safe Kids North Central.
A bottled water collection will be held through Oct. 9, 2020 for O’Neill Public and St. Mary’s Schools. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, students are unable to use water fountains. Also at O’Neill Public