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Future of Social Security Closely Tied t…

By Trudy Lieberman, Rural Health News Service When the presidential race begins to focus seriously on issues, you’re likely to hear a lot about Social Security and to some extent Medicare...

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Innovative Youth Corn Challenge 2016

By Brandy VanDeWalle, UNL Fillmore County Extension Educator One of the statewide projects I coordinate engages youth in crop production so I decided to share the results of this program. Nebraska...

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Legislature Sessions: Discussions, decis…

By Gov. Pete Ricketts The 104th Legislature Second Session doesn’t seem to be having daily bill discussions anymore. But it is having the daily filibuster.One senses that Speaker of the Legislature...

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Election filings

Local election filings have begun to pick up some steam prior to the upcoming election-filing deadlines.A third candidate has filed for incumbent District 6 Supervisor Ray Capek’s seat.  Fillmore County...

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Red Cross Gets Ready as Winter Storm Thr…

The American Red Cross is preparing to respond to our communities as a massive winter storm threatens. Red Cross chapters across Nebraska, SW Iowa and Kansas are on alert and carefully...

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Growers Statewide To Share On-Farm Resea…

By Brandy VanDeWalle, UNL Fillmore County Extension Educator Farm operators and agronomists from across the state are invited to attend the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network research update program at a location...

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The Long Game On Property Taxes...

By Gov. Pete Ricketts Last week, I delivered my second State of the State address to the Unicameral, and then I went on the road for 10 statewide stops to talk...

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1-27-16 Filing deadlines approaching

It won’t be long and the 2016 elections will be here in the Cornhusker State. Nebraska’s statewide primary election day is May 10.In this election cycle, 25 of Nebraska’s 49...

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Williams’ charges bound over

Felony charges made against a former Fillmore County official have been bound over to the Fillmore County District Court.On Wednesday, January 20, Fillmore County Court Judge Michael L. Burns found...

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Precision Ag Workshop

By Brandy VanDeWall, UNL Fillmore County Extension Educator Precision Ag WorkshopLearn how to extract more information from your precision agriculture data at the 2016 Nebraska Extension Precision Ag Data Management workshops...

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Shop Local Scholarship Deadline

The Fillmore Central FBLA is partnering with the Geneva Chamber of Commerce to promote the benefits of shopping locally. The project began in November with a publicity campaign and activities...

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2016 Cheer Camp...

More than 70 young girls participated in the 2016 Cheer Camp at Fillmore Central.  The campers practiced a good portion of Saturday afternoon and performed at halftime of the Panther...

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Vast majority of former hospital up for …

The largest portion of the former Fillmore County Hospital escaped the executioner’s noose last week.  Well, at least for the time being. After more than an hour long afternoon discussion, which...

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Knights Of Columbus Donate Funds

The local Knights of Columbus again donated funds raised through their annual Tootsie Roll Drive to the ESU No. 6 SUCCESS program. The $2,000 is being used to purchase adaptive...

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Kleinschmidt, O’Connor new FC School Boa…

The Fillmore Central School Board elected new officers and approved a 2016-2017 teacher salary package as presented by the school board’s Finance Committee at the board’s regularly-scheduled meeting on January...

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NE Czechs met January 16

The NE Czechs of York met on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 6 p.m. There were 21 members and guests at the meeting for appetizers at 6 p.m. and dinner...

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Protecting the Constitutional Right to B…

By Rep. Adrian Smith President Obama has too often disregarded the Constitution to pursue his agenda, from the expansion of federal regulatory jurisdiction over local waterways to his government takeover of...

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Serving You

By U.S. Senator Deb Fischer As I begin my fourth year in the U.S. Senate, I am looking forward to 2016 and another year of serving Nebraskans. I am so fortunate...

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Four Panthers Place At SNC Meet

Four Panther grapplers earned medals at the talent-filled Southern Nebraska Conference Wrestling Championships on Friday.Seniors Cole Jividen (3-1 in Superior) and Cody Whitehead (3-1 in Superior) both took third in...

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BDS To Face Unbeaten Amherst, Once-Beate…

On Friday, Bruning-Davenport/Shickley traveled to Shelby for a game with CRC foe Shelby/Rising City.  Both teams were playing their first game following the CRC Tournament and had postponed games due...

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16-2 FC In SNC Title Contest

For the first time in over a decade, the Fillmore Central boys basketball team finds itself in the finals of the Southern Nebraska Conference (SNC) Basketball Tournament.  The 16-2 Panthers...

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BDS 15-1 Entering CRC Play

On Tuesday, the McCool Junction Mustangs came down to Bruning for a CRC regular season matchup with Bruning-Davenport/Shickley.BDS started fast as Sam Christensen, Cody Garland, and Caden Norder  combined to...

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T-Wolves Avenge Loss To BDS

The Exeter-Milligan girls head into Crossroads Conference (CRC) Tournament action this week as the tourney's second-seed and coming off a pair of solid wins.The 12-3 Timberwolves, No. 4 in wildcard...

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Panthers 2nd At TC Invite; Jividen, Trow…

The Fillmore Central wrestling team had two individual champions and two third-place medalists at the 2016 Thayer Central Wrestling Invite on Friday afternoon.  The Panthers also took team runner-up honors...

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Panthers Improve To 12-2; SNC Top Seed

State-rated Fillmore Central improved to 12-2 on the season with wins at Tri County on Friday and at home against Lincoln Christian on Saturday.The Panthers, ranked No. 6 in wildcard...

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1-20-16 Wrestling Results

Gibbon Bill Foster Invite Results for Fillmore Central
113 - Kurtis Hinrichs (5-3) place is unknown.
    Champ. Round 1 - Kurtis Hinrichs (Fillmore Central) 5-3 received a bye () (Bye)
    Quarterfinal - Cole...

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E-M Downs H-TR-S; Falls To BDS In Beatri…

The Exeter-Milligan girls finished 1-1 in play in the 2016 MUDECAS A Division tournament.  The 10-3 Timberwolves (No. 9 in wildcard points in Class D-2) were upended by Bruning-Davenport/Shickley 43-33...

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BDS Claims 2nd Straight MUDECAS A Divisi…

The Bruning-Davenport/Shickley boys spent last week in Beatrice participating in the 87th annual MUDECAS Tournament that features 16 schools ranging in size from Class D-2 to Class C-1.  Eight of...

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Panthers Improve To 10-2

The Fillmore Central boys continued their win streak last week with three victories.  The 10-2 Panthers (No. 6 in wildcard points in Class C-2) defeated 5-8, Class C-1 Malcolm 57-53...

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Jividen Earns 100th Victory

Fillmore Central was unable to win a dual at the talent-laden quadrangular on Thursday at Centennial.  The Broncos went 3-0 on January 14.The Panthers fell to Centennial 57-24 on Thursday. ...

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Panther Boys Improve To 7-2

The Fillmore Central boys basketball team improved to 7-2 on the season and No. 9 in wildcard points in Class C-2 with a pair of road wins last week.  The...

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BDS Girls 9-2; No. 6 In WC Points

On Thursday, January 7, the Bruning-Davenport/Shickley Lady Eagles traveled to Sutton to take on the Class C-2 state-rated Fillies.  The Fillies came out of the gate shooting lights out to...

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Eagle Boys Fly Past Giltner By 20

On Friday, the Giltner Hornets boys team showed up in Davenport for a mid-season CRC game with the Bruning-Davenport/Shickley Eagles.  The Hornets came in at 6-3 and the Eagles sat...

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T'Wolf Girls 4th In WC Points

After a 1-1 split last week, the Exeter-Milligan girls are 9-2 on the season and No. 4 in wildcard points in Class D-2.  The Timberwolves lost 60-57 at 7-3, Class...

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FC Champions of Tri-County dual tourney

Fillmore Central won seven of its eight duals at the 2016 Tri County Dual Tournament this past Friday and Saturday.The Panthers defeated Nebraska City JV 51-18; South Central 42-25; Tri...

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FC Scores 100 At Cambridge

Fillmore Central landed in sixth place in the rugged 20-team Fran Jorgensen Holiday Wrestling Classic in Cambridge.  The home team runner-up honors behind Decatur Community.  Arapahoe was third and Franklin...

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