John C. O’Neill, Civil War hero, Irish freedom fighter, Fenian. His military actions affected the course of nations on two continents. His later efforts brought colonies of immigrants from crowded Eastern cities, to settle on the prairies of Nebraska. This enduring legacy still provides welc…
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.
Pinnacle Bank O’Neill is committed to serving our community and took the holiday season as an opportunity to give back through donations to six area organizations.
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…
ATKINSON – During the 2019 Atkinson Hay Days celebration, Atkinson Community Foundation Fund (ACFF) placed buckets around the community. Individuals had the opportunity to “enter” their name for a chance to gift $100 to a non-profit of their choice. As a philanthropist group, the fund’s go…
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.
ATKINSON - The 7th Annual Parade of Lights will be held Sunday, Dec. 1 in downtown Atkinson. Numerous events are planned prior to the parade kickoff at 6 p.m.
NORFOLK — An O’Neill woman is the newest member of the Northeast Community College Board of Governors. The board voted unanimously at its monthly meeting Thursday in Norfolk to appoint Nicole Sedlacek to an open District Two seat.
The O'Neill Simonson American Legion Post 93 hosted its annual Veteran's Day Program on Nov. 11 at St. Mary's Public High School.
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.
The second Veteran’s Free Dental Day was held Friday, Nov. 1, at Family Dentistry & Dental Hygiene in O’Neill. It ran from 7:30 a.m. until the last Veteran was seen.
The O'Neill Simonson American Legion Post 93 will host a Veteran's Day program at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11 at the St. Mary's High School gymnasium.
INMAN– The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Smith Mountain Investments LLC after a heat-related fatality at a jobsite in Inman.
Members of the O’Neill Community Foundation presented a $2,000 check to the Director of Beginnings Pregnancy Resource Center Chair of the Board of Beginnings last week.
It has been 74 years since the end of World War II, but even the remoteness of southwestern Holt County was not removed from the endeavors of war.
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.
OMAHA —The Archdiocese of Omaha honored eight outstanding educators on Thursday, Sept. 12 at the 42nd Annual Archbishop’s Dinner for Education at the Embassy Suites – La Vista.
The O'Neill Fire Department with help from the Nebraska State Fire Marshall's Training Division burned a 100-year-old two-story house in O'Neill on Saturday, Sept. 28.
On Wednesday, Sept. 25 the Boyd-Holt 911 Center received information regarding a single vehicle accident near the Spencer Dam bridge.
LINCOLN — NET, Nebraska's PBS and NPR stations, is hitting the road this fall to bring a lineup of events and entertainment to central Nebraska.
O'Neill Fire Department will be burning a house Saturday, Sept. 28 south of St. Patrick's Catholic Church. The house, owned by Jack Welsh of O'Neill, is being razed for the expansion of the parish's parish parking lot.
The O’Neill Chamber of Commerce Business Boosters hosted the 2019 Irish ‘Toberfest Rib Cookoff on Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in O’Neill.
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.