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The 2020 Chamber of Commerce will be doing something different this year in place of the annual banquet.

New tracks and rail car storage may be coming to Cargill, Inc in O'Neill. The company is looking to expand its rail storage with a railroad track expansion project along the existing railroad track line located southeast of O’Neill. The proposed project is to expand the existing Cargill Indu…

The first baby of 2020 has arrived. Matthew William Eby arrived at St. Anthony's Hospital on Thursday, Jan. 2 at 8:25 p.m. He weighed in at 8 Lbs. 4 Oz's and was 20.4 inches long. He is the son of Kyle and Skylar Eby he joins a sister Charli who is six.

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

LINCOLN – Recently at a ceremony in the State Capitol Rotunda, Governor Pete Ricketts and First Lady Susanne Shore recognized several dozen heroes who helped save lives during the 2019 flooding. They were joined by Major General Daryl L. Bohac—Adjutant General of the Nebraska Guard and Direc…

The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) announced the opening of the N-11 bridge, south of Butte, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation.

The second annual HomeTown Christmas was held last Friday, Dec. 6. Droves of children attended events at the O'Neill K.C. Hall including decorating cookies and visiting with Santa.

The County Veteran Service Officers Association of Nebraska (CVSOAN) has donated $300 to the O’Neill American Legion Post 93 Baseball organization in honor of Arnold Hall, former Holt County Veteran Service Officer (CVSO). The CVSOAN actively and aggressively pursues all benefits for veteran…

O’Neill – During the upcoming holiday season, Christensen Farms, one of the largest family-owned pork producers in the country, is donating a total of $15,000 to food banks across the Midwest. The organization collaborates with local food banks in 16 communities in which it operates, to prov…

According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, an average of 22 American veterans and service members will end their lives each and every day. Atkinson’s Brush Creek Brewing Company partnered with Lost Way Brewery (Holdrege) and Lazy Horse Brewing Brewing (Ohiowa) to craft a lager with the…

Lincoln - The State of Nebraska Counsel for Discipline of the Nebraska Supreme Court released information on Friday, Nov. 22, That prominent O'Neill Attorney Jan Krotter Chvala was disbarred this week.

Voters in two counties approved  a $34.3 million new building project to merge the schools of Orchard, Clearwater and Ewing. The project, based on an average annual general fund growth of 4%, based on a five-year history of 20 similarly-sized school districts.

LINCOLN — Enjoy a free, family-friendly learning event from 4-7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 22, at O’Neill Elementary School, 1700 N. Fourth St., during a “Sesame Street” 50th Anniversary Hometown Celebration presented by NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations.

The CWCE Renegades played the St. Mary's Cards last Thursday, Oct. 3 in O'Neill and gave the Cards a bit of the same action the Cards gave to Stuart the week before with the score being on the wrong side for the Cards who lost 42-6 at home.

The O’Neill Eagles competed in two meets last week. The team went to the UNK Invitational. Twenty-seven girl teams with 246 runners competed in the girls race and thirty-four boys teams with 348 runners competed in the Class C division.

Fire Departments around the U.S. are participating in Fire Prevention week. Fire Prevention week is the time for fire departments to remind people of the dangers of fire and to be prepared by changing fire and smoke detector batteries and instructing children and adults on escape plans. 

The O'Neill Public School held their 2019 Homecoming Dance on Friday, Sept.27 with the coronation at 9:30 p.m. following the football game against Gothenburg.

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.