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Aquatic center construction ahead of pac…

By GREG SCELLIN, Signal Editor Friday’s 70-plus degree temperature coupled with the placing of trusses on top of the new bath house makes one think about the upcoming swim season in...

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2017 Spelling Bee Wed., Feb. 22

The 2017 Fillmore County Spelling Bee will take place on Wednesday, February 22, on the second floor of the Fillmore County Courthouse in Geneva in the court room.  The fifth...

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Storm spotter training session

Fillmore County storm spotter training will take place on Monday, February 27, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Geneva Public Library basement.  Meteorologists from the National Weather Service and Emergency...

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Public Hearing on wind towers

The Fillmore County Board of Supervisors will be conducting a Public Hearing on Tuesday, February 28, to consider granting a Conditional Use Permit to BlueStem Energy for the purpose of...

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Dist. Court action; agreement reached, a…

One defendant has accepted a plea agreement and four new cases have been bound over in recent action in the Fillmore County District Court. Michael C. Sexton, 32, a homeless...

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FC Speech Showcase

By Baylee Bohannon, Special to The Signal Every year, the Fillmore Central Speech Team holds a Speech Showcase to show off the students' talents to the community members who can’t attend...

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Lovan, Motis, Moses Make State

Fillmore Central qualified three wrestlers for this week's NSAA State Wrestling Championships at the C-2 District Meet in Cross County on Friday and Saturday.Making the trip to Omaha for the...

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2017 Czech Queen Contest

The South Central Nebraska Czech Society is accepting applications for the 2017 Czech Queen. Applicants must be female between the age of 16 and 26 years and have some Czech, Moravian...

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LBNRD Hosts Workshops

The Little Blue Natural Resources District (LBNRD) is hosting a series of Profit and Efficiency Workshops in the district in the coming months. The LBNRD would like to update the producers...

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Where’s the Wisdom of King Solomon Now T…

By J.L. Schmidt, Statehouse Correspondent, The Nebraska Press AssociationI must confess that I have been to the Jumpin’ Eagle Inn in the unincorporated village of Whiteclay in Sheridan County Nebraska.It...

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Getting Bureaucracy Off Your Back

By Rep. Adrian Smith A common request I receive from Nebraskans is for help getting bureaucracy off their backs.  Especially over the past eight years, federal agencies have far too often...

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What I Seek in a Supreme Court Justice


By U.S. Senator Deb Fischer Our Constitution gives U.S. senators the power of “advice and consent” on nominees to the Supreme Court. This is a great power, and the responsibility attached...

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Seven arrested in NSP/FCSO/R.A.P. drug b…

Working with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) and authorities with the Rural Apprehension Program (R.A.P.) Drug Task Force, the Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) culminated a two-year investigation by arresting...

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Rat Pack Jazz in Geneva this Sunday

This Sunday, February 12, beginning at 3 p.m., Adams and Cooley, as Rat Pack Jazz will perform a toe-tapping repertoire of classics from the golden era of song at the...

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Bloodmobile in Exeter Feb. 23

The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be held on Thursday, February 23, from 11:30 a.m.—5:30 p.m., at the Exeter American Legion.  The American Red Cross is issuing an emergency call...

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Geneva Women's Club Notes

The Geneva Women’s Club met January 19 at the Log Cabin with Teammates Coordinator Becky Adkisson presenting the program.  This  is the 25th anniversary of Teammates, a mentoring program started...

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Wind turbines may be located west of Fai…

Bluestem Energy Solutions (BES), a Nebraska based energy development company is developing a renewable energy project for Perennial Public Power District.Perennial is assessing the feasibility of a three wind turbine...

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January 2017 Fillmore County Dist. Court…

One defendant accepted a plea agreement in January action in the Fillmore County District Court.David A. Hickey, 37, currently incarcerated, formerly of Geneva, entered a guilty plea on January 10 ...

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FC Falls To Milford

In the match-up of No. 2 and No. 3 seeds last Tuesday in C1-4 Sub-district play, 10-11 Milford led from start to finish to end Fillmore Central's season at 10-12...

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Eagles Fall To Friend In Subs, End 16-7

The Bruning-Davenport/Shickely Eagles girls basketball team faced off against the Friend Bulldogs in the D1-2 Sub-district semi-final game last Tuesday night at Tri-County.  The Bulldogs, who came into the contest...

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Dorchester Upsets E-M In Sub

Thanks in part to an amazing 23-point first-quarter performance, Dorchester managed to upset state-rated Exeter-Milligan 59-57 in the Timberwolves' first game in the D2-1 Sub-district in Wilber. The Longhorns led...

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Panthers Down TC

Fillmore Central ended its regular season with a 66-44 victory over Thayer Central on Friday night in Geneva.  The 15-8 Panthers led the contest 31-19 at the break and maintained...

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BDS Heads Into Subs At 17-4

Davenport/Shickley Eagles boys’ team completed their regular season with a trip to Daykin to take on CRC opponent Meridian.  The Eagles 64-22 victory allowed them to complete a sweep of...

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E-M Enters Postseason At 12-10

Exeter-Milligan completed its regular season with a 70-48 victory over Dorchester on Friday.  The 12-10 Timberwolves exploded for 25 second-quarter points en route to a 42-17 advantage at the break.E-M...

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E-M Enters Subs 18-5

Exeter-Milligan closed out its regular season with wins over McCool Junction and Cross County.The Timberwolves began D2-1 Sub-district play this week with an 18-5 record and No. 5 in wildcard...

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Timberwolves Improve To 11-10

Exeter-Milligan finished 2-1 in basketball action last week.  The 11-10 Timberwolves downed McCool Junction and Meridian on the road and fell to Cross County at home.E-M defeated McCool Junction 61-53...

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Eagles Enter Sub-districts 16-6

On Tuesday, February 7, Bruning-Davenport/Shickley traveled to take on Meridian. The Eagles started off the game with intensity and aggressiveness which propelled them to a 16-10 lead after the first...

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BDS Boys 16-4, No. 2 In Wildcard Points

On Friday, Bruning-Davenport/Shickley took on CRC opponent High Plains in a regular season game at Clarks.  The two teams took some time to find their offense with the Eagles pulling...

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FC Girls Start Subs

The Fillmore Central girls split their final two games of the regular season with a win over Sandy Creek and a loss to Sutton.The 10-11 Panthers avenged a SNC Tournament...

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FC Boys Now 14-8

Fillmore Central blew past Sandy Creek 83-57 last Tuesday, February 7, in a contest where the Panthers' 83 points appears to be an all-time high point total.  FC led the...

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FC Boys 1-2 At SNC, Now 13-7

Second-seeded Fillmore Central took fourth place at this year's Southern Nebraska Conference Basketball Tournament.The Panthers opened up play in the tourney with a 49-37 victory over Sandy Creek last Tuesday...

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Panthers Fall To 9-10 On Season

Fillmore Central was unable to post a win in the 2017 Southern Nebraska Conference Basketball Tournament.The fifth-seeded Panthers fell to fourth-seeded Sandy Creek 44-43 last Tuesday in rural Fairfield.  The...

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4 Medal At SNC

Four Fillmore Central wrestlers earned medals at the 2017 SNC Championships in Sutton on Friday afternoon.  All six Panther grapplers participating in the meet won at least one match.FC 145...

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Timberwolf Girls (16-5) Beat Hampton

Exeter-Milligan played its best week of basketball this season, as the Timberwolves won all three of its games including a win over the recently-crowned CRC Tournament champions Hampton.E-M cruised past...

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E-M Boys Record Now 9-9

Exeter-Milligan evened its season mark to 9-9 with a pair of wins last week on the hardwood.  The Timberwolves downed CRC Tournament runner-up Giltner on Thursday 51-47 and outgunned Hampton...

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Eagle Boys Improve To 15-4

On Tuesday, Bruning-Davenport/Shickley started a busy week which included two regularly-scheduled games with a make-up game from early December in between.  The Eagles traveled to Osceola to kick things off...

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