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Newspapers Expected to Get Faster Mail S…

WASHINGTON—Community newspapers using the mail received the second good-news announcement of July recently when the U.S. Postal Service announced it expected to have 187 service hubs open by fall to...

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Galaway Receives National Award

Nancy Galaway of the GFWC Fairmont Woman's Club won second place at the GFWC International Short Story and Poetry Contest with her short story "The Purple Rabbit." Nancy had won...

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Short-Term Bill Allows for Long-Term Sol…

By Cong. Adrian Smith Concerns About Negotiating with Our EnemiesWe live in an era when our enemies are often difficult to identify and track, but some nations and their leaders have...

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Running Government Like A Business...

By Gov. Pete Ricketts One of the core duties of state government is to protect society's most vulnerable citizens and to provide a safety net for those who truly need a...

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Sen. Fischer: Challenging the Iran Deal…

By Sen. Deb Fischer The eyes of the world were on Vienna this month as President Obama announced a nuclear agreement with Iran. This pact and its details will be thoroughly...

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Poll: Optimism in Rural Nebraska Highest…

By J.L. Schmidt, Statehouse Correspondent In a few weeks I will be participating in one of Nebraska's time-honored traditions, the high school reunion. It's a milestone event as our first high...

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Fair Fun...

The Extreme Bull-riding Tour made its ninth consecutive stop at the Fillmore County Fair on Wednesday night.  The event winner on the Double S Bucking Bulls stock was Freeman Yoder...

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Is the mail on time in rural areas?

U.S. Postal Service is going to be asking WASHINGTON—Small towns and rural areas may soon get more attention from the U.S. Postal Service, following several years of post office and mail...

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Supreme Court Ruling Is Only One Factor …

By Trudy Lieberman, Rural Health News Service At the end of its 2014-15 term the Supreme Court decided that the key component of the Affordable Care Act---the tax subsidies available to...

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Pinewood Derby Races at Fairview Manor

Story by Leesa K. Bartu, Exeter Correspondent Fairview Manor residents had a little competition at their pinewood derby race this year.  Exeter Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts brought their cars along...

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Step It Up Challenge

As business owners or managers, it is important to remember that our most important assets are our employees. We want our employees to enjoy their work environment and to bring...

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FSA County Committee Nomination Deadline…

By Brandy VanDeWalle, UNL Fillmore County Extension Educator It is important for one to stand for what they believe in and takes an active role in one’s community. Effective leadership is...

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State Planning 150th Birthday and Times …

By J.L. Schmidt, Statehouse CorrespondentSesquicentennial, a one-hundred-and-fiftieth anniversary.The planning has begun. The Governor and his wife have unveiled the logo for the event and announced that it will be happening...

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Short-Term Bill Allows for Long-Term Hig…

By Cong. Adrian Smith Many Nebraskans are hitting the road for vacations and family gatherings during the dog days of summer.Earlier this month, AAA estimated nearly 42 million Americans would travel...

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Livestock Shows...

Conrad Schelkopf of Geneva exhibited the Grand Champion 4-H Market Lamb at the 2015 Fillmore County Fair.  Schelkopf also was named the Champion Sr. 4-H Sheep Showman at this year’s...

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Valuations up 7.9 percent

The Fillmore County Board of Supervisors worked through a full agenda at the board’s regularly-scheduled meeting last week. Topics ranged from moving the roads department to a four-day work week...

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New aquatic center moves step closer to …

The Fillmore Central School Board allowed for the possibility of City of Geneva residents to vote for approval of the proposed Geneva Family Aquatic Center at the school board’s regularly-scheduled...

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Fillmore County Fair Smashfest 2015...

A field of nearly 30 teams competed for the top prize at the 2015 Midwest Smashfest 2-man Team Demo Derby on Saturday, July 18, at the Fillmore County Fairgrounds in...

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Nebraska All-Star Volleyball

Photos courtesy of Jane White/tiedyedsports.com Jaycie Hoins, Tracey Maloley and Abbie Parde (L-R) played all-star volleyball Friday in Beatrice. Recently-graduated seniors Abbie Parde, Tracey Maloley and Jaycie Hoins played for the West...

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Hoins, Parde, Maloley In All-Star VB

Three recently-graduated seniors will be playing on the West team at the 2015 Southeast Nebraska All-Star Volleyball Game on Friday, June 19.Playing for the West All-Stars will be Fillmore Central...

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All-Star Wrestling...

Recently-graduated Fillmore Central wrestlers Jarrod Hinrichs (above) and Trevor Adams (below) participated in the 2015 Nebraska Scholastic Wrestling Coaches Association (NSWCA) All-Star Wrestling Classic on Saturday at Grand Island Senior...

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NSAA State Track and Field Championships…

A total of 36 area athletes (13 from both Bruning-Davenport/Shickley and Fillmore Central and 10 from Exeter-Milligan) competed in the 2015 NSAA State Track and Field Championships late last month. Following...

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Jensen In 2015 Shrine Bowl...

Photo courtesy of Tory Duncan/Clay County News Exeter-Milligan All-Stater Kyle Jensen played for the victorious South squad in the 57th annual Nebraska Shrine Bowl.  The 2015 contest, which was played on...

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Axline, Thomsen, Boys 3,200m Relay Earn …

As usual, the competition was keen at the 2015 NSAA State Track and Field Championships.  The Exeter-Milligan boys were able to score four points in Omaha, as Dusty Axline cleared...

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Mick Strikes Gold Three Times!!!

On May 22-23, the Bruning-Davenport/Shickley track team members, who qualified, traveled to Omaha for a chance to participate in the 2015 NSAA State Track and Field Championships.  The Eagle girls...

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Bridges, Hinrichs, 3,200m Relay Medal

The Fillmore Central boys scored 16 points (tie for 16th place overall in the team standings) in Omaha at the 2015 NSAA State Track and Field Championships.  The youthful Panther...

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FC's Bailey Qualifies For State Golf Mee…

The past two golf meets have been extra special ones for Panther Kyle Bailey.The Fillmore Central senior placed third in the individual standings at the 2015 Thayer Central Golf Invitational...

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Timberwolves Qualify 10 For State

Exeter-Milligan qualified 10 athletes for action this weekend in the 2015 NSAA State Track and Field Championships.  The Timberwolf boys finished district team runner-ups with 86 points, while the E-M...

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BDS Sends 13 To Omaha; Girls District Ru…

The Bruning-Davenport/Shickley track teams headed to Henderson on Wednesday where Heartland hosted the D-6 District Track Meet to qualify participants for the NSAA State Track and Field Championships held in...

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Panthers Qualify 13 For Omaha; Both Fill…

Fillmore Central enjoyed an excellent meet on Thursday in Hebron, as the Panther boys and girls both earned team runner-up honors at the C-4 District Meet at Thayer Central.  And...

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Amber Pribyl Signs With Midland Universi…

Amber Pribyl signs to play volleyball at Midland University surrounded by her parents Tim and Mary Kay Pribyl and Midland coach Paul Giesselmann and Exeter-Milligan coach Darcy White.

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Newest Bronco...

Bruning-Davenport senior Grant Norder signed with the Hastings College Broncos baseball team last week. He was joined by Hastings head baseball coach Steve Spongberg and his parents Ted and Sheri...

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On to Omaha...

Exeter-Milligan track coach Jackson Krejci reads off split times for the Timberwolf girls 1,600-meter relay team after the quartet of Kelsey Bigelow, Maitlyn Thomsen (looking away), Amber Pribyl and Marietta...

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BDS Girls Champions, Eagle Boys 2nd At R…

On Thursday, the Bruning-Davenport/Shickley track team traveled to Sandy Creek to participate in the Russ Snyder Track Invite hosted by Lawrence-Nelson.  The track and field areas were a little soggy...

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Panther Boys Race Past Field At FC Invit…

Fillmore Central's Xavier Bridges captured four gold medals on Thursday and helped propel the Panthers to an easy team victory at the 2015 Fillmore Central Track and Field Invite.The Panther...

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Fillmore County State Trap Results

Pictured (above, L-R) are Carson Tatro, coach Ron Schropfer and Lauryn Monteforte. The Fillmore County Trap team was part of the 2,532 shooters (138 more than last year) that participated in...

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