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Odegeo Class Attends Government Session

The Odegeo...Leadership for Fillmore County class attended the “Government-Power of the People” on November 15. The day began with UNL Extension educator Brandy VanDeWalle highlighting some power and influence tactics...

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BVCA Scholarship Opportunity

Blue Valley Community Action (BVCA) Partnership is now accepting applications for their 2016-2017 scholarship opportunities. Six scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $500 and can be used for...

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Local Libraries Gain Accreditation

Nebraska Library Commission Library Development Director Richard Miller recently announced the accreditation of public libraries across Nebraska. Among those listed were Fairmont Public Library and Sutton Public Library. Miller stated...

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Much To Be Thankful For As Americans

By Congresman Adrian Smith Homeland Security, Veterans Americans recently gathered together to enjoy their Thanksgiving meals and express gratitude for their many blessings. Many families have a tradition of discussing all...

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Pilgrim Pride . . . .

By Senator Deb Fischer It began when a few families made a daring and dangerous voyage across the Atlantic. Braving icy waves in leaky ships, they risked everything for the freedom...

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Quilts of Valor Awarded in Milligan

Six U.S. military veterans were wrapped in Quilts of Valor to thank and honor them for their service during the Milligan Veterans program on Sunday, November 6.  Awarding Quilts of...

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Shickley Community Foundation 2016 grant…

Representing organizations that were presented funding during this grant cycle of the Shickley Community Foundation (SCF) are (L-R) Bryce Jorgenson, Kristin Witte, Ryan Hamburger, Wade Walters, Loydeen Stengel and Rex...

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Harder receives 19 to 23 years of impris…

By GREG SCELLIN, Signal Editor A former Exeter man was sentenced to a lengthy prison term for sexual contact with two children.Jesse R. Harder, 31, formerly of Exeter and now incarcerated...

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DMV Initiates Program For Unwarranted No…

The Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) recently announced proactive steps to protect Nebraska residents from receiving erroneous notices of outstanding tolls and fines from out-of-state government agencies. The current...

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FCH Auxiliary Scholarships

The Fillmore County Hospital Auxiliary scholarship committee has scholarships available to assist in the higher education of traditional and non-traditional students who desire to pursue a career in the healthcare...

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It's a Family Affair

By J.L. Schmidt, Statehouse Correspondent The Nebraska Legislature: It's a Family Affair Like father, like son. Like mother, like son. Like mother, like daughter. Like uncle, like nephew. Like son, like father.The...

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Repealing Obamacare

By Congressman Adrian Smith Obamacare’s open enrollment season has begun, and the news for consumers is not good.  Premiums for 2017 are an average of 25 percent higher, insurers in many...

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Allure of the open road

By Senator Deb Fischer Everyone knows the allure of the open road. In Nebraska, the road can sometimes seem to stretch on forever beneath wide, majestic skies. Nebraskans also know the...

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Geneva north entrance to reopen soon

At the request of the Fillmore County Board of Supervisors and Fillmore County Roads Department, State of Nebraska Department of Roads workers jack-hammered out a bad section of concrete on...

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Odego Class Visits History, Tourism Site…

The “Odegeo. . .Leadership for Fillmore County” class visited museums and historical sites for their October History and Tourism session on October 18.The group first traveled to the Strang Museum...

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Upcoming Acreage Reporting Dates

In order to comply with FSA program eligibility requirements, all producers are encouraged to visit the Fillmore County FSA office to file an accurate crop certification report by the applicable...

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Time to Clean Up Your Facebook Friends' …

By J. L. Schmidt, Statehouse Correspondent WARNING! You have less than a week left to unfriend or otherwise block your Facebook friends who don't like the same candidate for President of...

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Senator Deb Fischer: Our Core Values . …

On the morning of October 8th, families gathered at Stinson Park in Omaha for the 15th annual Omaha Buddy Walk. The event began with carnival activities, including face painting and...

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2016 Six Panthers All-District FB

Six Fillmore Central football players have been given All-District post-season recognition for their play this fall.  Named to the C2-5 All-District first team are Panthers Kole Karcher, a junior quarterback/defensive...

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2016 All-CRC VB

Four Exeter-Milligan volleyball players were tabbed for post-season honors for their strong play this past volleyball season.Named to the Crossroads Conference first team All-Conference squad were Timberwolf seniors Sydney Hall...

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Eagles Fall In Semi-final

By GREG SCELLIN, Signal Editor The excuses are there... It's tough to beat a good team twice in one season.  It's tough to play on artificial turf when they're used to...

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All-CRC VB

Three Bruning-Davenport/Shickley players earned postseason Crossroads Conference volleyball honors.Eagle junior Carley Elznic was selected for All-CRC first team honors.  Fellow BDS players Courtney Kamler and Jadyn Kleinschmidt earned All-CRC Honorable...

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All-SNC VB

Four Fillmore Central volleyball players earned post-season honors this season.Named to the second team All-Southern Nebraska Conference volleyball team were Panthers Jamey Broman and Halle Theis.  Both FC players are...

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Ortea Playing Womens BB At RPI

Ines Ortea of Madrid, Spain, and a 2016 Fillmore Central graduate is a member of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) womens basketball team. The Architecture major helped the Engineers to...

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Timberwolves Fall To Bloomfield

Exeter-Milligan found the impressive size of Bloomfield and Bee running back Luke Fehringer to be too much, as Bloomfield rolled past the Timberwolves 62-8 in opening-round play in the NSAA...

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E-M No. 2 In D-2 Wildcard Points

Exeter-Milligan concluded its regular season with a three set win at Shelby/Rising City on Tuesday, October 25.  The 23-4 Timberwolves downed the Huskies 27-25, 25-14, 25-22.Hannah Beethe smashed 11 kills...

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FC Falls To Superior, Now 15-10

Fillmore Central ended its regular season with a four-set loss at Superior.  The 15-10 Panthers fell 25-22, 25-14, 14-25, 25-18 to the Wildcats on Thursday, October 27, in Superior..Halle Theis...

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BDS Enters Sub-districts 18-11

Bruning-Davenport/Shickley ended its regular season with a split in a triangular in Sutton last Tuesday night.  The 18-11 Eagles downed Sutton and fell to Sandy Creek on October 25.It took...

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BDS Opens With Win Over Allen

On the first play of the game, Eagle Caden Norder returned an errant Garrett Brentlinger pass to the house in Bruning-Davenport/Shickley's opening-round NSAA Class D-2 State Play-off game against over-matched...

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BDS Blasts Raiders 36-0

By GREG SCELLIN, Signal Editor In the match-up of the No. 1 and No. 2 ranked teams in Class D-2, both featuring high-scoring offenses, something had to give...The Bruning-Davenport/Shickley defense didn't. ...

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E-M Qualifies For State Play-offs

Exeter-Milligan secured a spot in this year's D-2 State Football Play-offs with a 50-30 victory over Mead Friday night in Milligan.  Timberwolf Trevor Luzum scored the first six touchdowns for...

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FC 3rd At SNC Tourney

Fillmore Central pounded past Superior 25-15, 25-23 to take third place in the 2016 Southern Nebraska Conference Volleyball Tournament.  The 15-9 Panthers only loss in the tournament was to eventual...

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E-M Stalls Out In Bid To Down No. 1 Hamp…

By GREG SCELLIN, Signal Editor In the anticipated slugfest between the Top 2 rated teams in Class D-2 in the Crossroads Conference Volleyball Tournament, No. 2 Exeter-Milligan was a haymaker away...

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BDS 4th At CRC Tourney

Fourth-seeded Bruning-Davenport/Shickley downed East Butler and Shelby/Rising City at the 2016 CRC Volleyball Tournament last week.  The 17-10 Eagles also lost to Exeter-Milligan and Meridian at the York City Auditorium...

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FC Ends 3-6 With Loss To Rebels

On Friday night, Fillmore Central made the trip to Loup City to battle the Arcadia/Loup City Rebels.  The final regular-season game started off scoreless in the first quarter.  The Panthers...

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BDS In CRC Tournament Semi-finals; Impro…

With a pair of wins on Saturday, Bruning-Davenport/Shickley advanced to the 2016 Crossroads Conference Volleyball Tournament semi-finals.  The 17-8 Eagles downed Shelby/Rising City in three sets and East Butler in...

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