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Market Facilitation Program

Fillmore County Farm Service Agency Executive Director Ryne Norton is encouraging farmers interested in learning about the new Market Facilitation Program to visit available online resources to learn more about...

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BVCA Receives $252,000 Grant

The State of Nebraska’s Department of Economic Development awarded Blue Valley Community Action Partnership a $252,000 grant to continue the Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation (OOR) program.OOR provides income-qualified homeowners with up to...

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Senior Citizens Targeted by New Social S…

Better Business Bureau serving Nebraska, South Dakota, The Kansas Plains and Southwest Iowa is warning the public to beware of a new phone scam. Senior citizens, from across the country...

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Casey Selected For Caring Kind Award

Each year, the Nebraska Hospital Association (NHA) recognizes individual hospital workers for their excellence in service through the Caring Kind Award. For 36 years, the Caring Kind Award has been...

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Restoring grave markers at Geneva Cemete…

By GREG SCELLINSignal Editor Funding from the estate of Marilyn D. Nichols will allow the City of Geneva to refurbish and repair several graves and headstones at the Geneva Public Library. ...

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SHS Homecoming September 21

This year’s Shickley High School Homecoming Court will consist of (front L-R) Jadyn Kleinschmidt, daughter of Russ and Jodi Kleinschmidt; Caitlin Mosier, daughter of Darrel and Caroline Mosier; (back L-R)...

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Details emerging about new community cen…

By GREG SCELLINSignal Editor Information was distributed at last month's Geneva Senior Center Ice Cream Social on the proposed new Geneva multi-generational community center.  Geneva City Councilman Josh Turner has been...

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Three new teachers at Exeter-Milligan

By Leesa K. Bartu Exeter-Milligan welcomes three new teachers this year. Lisa Ricenbaw (pictured on page 2A) will be teaching Spanish in the 7-12th grades.   She returns to the district having...

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Trio sent to prison

By Signal Staff Three men were sentenced to prison on Tuesday, August 14, in the Fillmore County District Court. First Judicial District Court Judge Rick Schreiner from Gage County was on...

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FCH Physical Therapy Offers Graston Tec…

Fillmore County Hospital’s Physical Therapy Department is now offering the Graston Technique for its patients. The Graston Technique is a patented form of instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization therapy (IASTM)...

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Will Expanded

By J.L. SchmidtStatehouse Correspondent Will Expanded Healthcare in Nebraska Finally See the Light of Day?For seven years, lawmakers have failed to expand health care coverage for an estimated 90,000 Nebraskans who...

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Sustainable Agriculture Tour Recap

By: Brandy VanDewalle To define sustainable agriculture is quite the task, as many organizations and individuals view what is defined as “sustainable” in different ways. For the purpose of this column...

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Stengels To Be State Fair Grand Marshals

Dale and Jeanette Stengel of Geneva have been selected to serve as the Grand Marshals for the Nebraska State Fair Celebration Parade on Wednesday, August 29. Dale has served on...

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Best Community Service Project

The Geneva Rotary Club was recognized at the Rotary District 5650 Conference in Lincoln on July 28, for the Best Community Service Project for Small Club for its Hands Only...

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Coffey new Shickey School Superintendent

By GREG SCELLINSignal Editor This Wednesday, Sadie N. Coffey begins her first day as Superintendent at Shickley Public Schools. Expect the mother of three to be right there in the middle...

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Alfred's Story continued from last week

By: Kathy KahlerThe Nebraska Signal He also worked for a company called Harrington's in the 1930's. Harrington's was a company that trucked fuel into Fairmont. Alfred was a driver for this...

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The “Buzz” at the Extension Office

By: Brandy VanDeWalle The “Buzz” at the Extension OfficeDid you know there are 90 crops ranging from nuts to berries to flowering vegetables that require insect pollination. Managed honey bee colonies...

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Political Round-Table Discussion Held I…

By Mark MetcalfThe Signal Letterpress Museum was the site of an invitation-only round table discussion concerning property taxes in Fillmore County. On July 31, former state senator Bob Krist, candidate...

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Whippets Race To Win Over FC

Fillmore Central was unable to keep its momentum  going from its first win of this season last week and was soundly defeated by 2-2 Minden 41-7 Friday night on the...

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BDS Avoids Upset At Lourdes CC

Top-rated Bruning-Davenport/Shickley was forced to overcome injuries to down 1-3 Lourdes Central Catholic 52-26 on Friday night at the Oak Bowl on the grounds of Peru State College.The Eagles broke...

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E-M Finshes 2-1 At MUDECAS

Exeter-Milligan won the consolation final at the 2018 MUDECAS "A" Division Volleyball Tournament.  The Timberwolves finished 2-1 in Beatrice and are now 7-4 and No. 4 in wildcard points in...

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Panthers 2nd At FC Invite; 7-4 on Season

Fillmore Central improved to 7-4 on its volleyball season with four victories last week.  The Panthers went 2-1 and finished second in its own volleyball invitational this Saturday.FC (7-4) swept...

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BDS Opens Season With Pair Of Wins

Bruning-Davenport/Shickley rolled past Palmer 58-6 on the road.  Eagle quarterback John Christensen rushed for 187 yards and three scores and passed for another 55 yards and two scores.  Logan Schroeder...

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Bobcats Remain Undefeated

Exeter-Milligan/Friend improved to 3-0 on the young season with a 48-12 win over Lourdes Central Catholic.  The Bobcats led the contest 20-6 after one periond and 28-12 at halftime.The Bobcats...

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FC Downs Cougars 27-0

In the dampness that was Friday night, Fillmore Central and Sandy Creek fought to a first-half draw.  But the second half belonged to the home team, and the Panthers sloshed...

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FC/E-M Softball 6-10 On Season

Fillmore Central/Exeter-Milligan fell to Hastings 11-1 on Saturday in Hastings.  The host Tigers scored nine runs in the first two innings and added two more in the fourth.  The Panthers...

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Eagles Start 2018 Season 6-1

The Bruning-Davenport/Shickley volleyball crew has opened up its 2018 campaign with a perfect record.  The Eagles downed Southern in its home opener and then swept Hampton and Exeter-Milligan in a...

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FC C-1 In Football

This year, the NSAA is using boy-only and girl-only numbers to place all schools in specific classes.  Because of this, Fillmore Central has become the last school to be in...

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Panthers Open 2018 Campaign 1-2

Fillmore Central/Exeter-Milligan has started the 2018 softball season 1-2.  The Panthers lost defending State champion Bishop Neumann and Centennial on Saturday in Geneva.  On Thursday, the short-on-numbers Panthers downed Blue...

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FC Competes In Fairbury

The Fillmore Central girls finished in seventh place and the Panther boys landed in ninth place at the Class B-laden Fairbury Invite on Saturday.  Also, several key athletes were involved...

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1st Outdoor Track Meet

Exeter-Milligan's Eric Olsen won three events at McCool Junction last Tuesday and finished second in another to pace the Timberwolf boys.  Teammate Peyton Brandt cleared 11-feet to win the pole...

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Moses, Lovan Make State

  Fillmore Central heavyweight Riley Moses was the C-2 District champion and teammate Christian Lovan finished fourth at 145 pounds to qualify for this year's State Wrestling Championships.  Moses heads to...

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FC Girls Win Two

Fillmore Central enters C2-1 Sub-district play this week at 14-8 after a pair of wins last week.After a 12-12 standstill at halftime, the Panthers dominated the second half in their...

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BDS Enters Subs 21-2; No. 1 D-1

On Tuesday, February 6, the Meridian Lady Mustangs battled the weather and made the trip to Davenport to take on the Bruning-Davenport/Shickley.  The Lady Eagles got off to a fast...

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Eagle Boys Roll Past Storm

On Friday night, the High Plains Storm braved the incoming snow and traveled down to Davenport to take on Bruning-Davenport/Shickley.The Storm opened up the game with a 3-pointer to get...

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T'Wolf Boys 18-5

Exeter-Milligan picked up a pair of key wins last week in area boys basketball action.  With the victories, the Timberwolves stand 18-5 and No. 3 in wildcard points in Class...

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