Neligh-Oakdale earned their first win of the season Friday night, defeating Wakefield 51-38.
Hartington-Newcastle rushed for 249 yards and three touchdowns to escape with the narrow 36-30 victory at Elgin Field on Friday night.
The O’Neill Invitational had over 260 participants in the high school and junior high races Friday, according to Neligh-Oakdale Coach Rick Eickholt.
Elkhorn Valley capped its homecoming week with its first win of the season on the gridiron.
Homecoming activities will get underway at Clearwater-Orchard on Monday.
Click the headline for a list of activities and photos of the candidates and attendants.
The Lady Falcons dropped a four-set match to North Central on the home court Thursday night.
Neligh-Oakdale's coach said she is proud of the way her team played against Niobrara/Verdigre on Thursday.
Mackenzie Wiseman and Jayson Larson were crowed homecoming royalty Friday afternoon at Elkhorn Valley.
The Cyclones battled it out with the Longhorns Thursday night in a hard-fought 18-13 loss at home.
The Lady Wolfpack made a clean sweep over the Lady Bulldogs in Creighton last night, winning the C team, JV and Varsity games.
In cooperation with ESU 8 and the Early Development Network, Neligh-Oakdale Schools would like to invite parents of children from birth to 3 years of age to a free Early Childhood Screening on Monday, September 22, at West Ward Elementary. Screening will be available from 2 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.
It's time for St. Theresa's Annual Breakfast!
Looking for an adventure on your dirt bike, ATV or UTV? Saturday's Adventure Ride is for you!
Smokers will fill the air with the smell of BBQ ribs in Tilden this weekend.
The 13th Annual Ribfest, sponsored by the Tilden American Legion Post #170, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 20.
The Elkhorn Valley Post Prom committee will host a Tailgate Supper on Friday, Sept. 19.
Prairie View Assisted Living of Tilden is teaming up with other long-term care providers to host a free informational supper on Sept. 23.
Gubernatorial candidate Chuck Hassebrook will visit Neligh on Sunday and is seeking public input about economic development.
The Neligh Volunteer Firemen will hold their annual Firemen's Dance on Saturday, September 20.
The City of Neligh will have interruption in water service this evening, Wednesday, September 17, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
The Lady Warriors came out strong in the first set, but struggled with Randolph's tough jump serves in the final two sets on Tuesday night.
The Lady Falcons lost a close game on the road Tuesday, dropping a four set match to St. Edward.
The Clearwater-Orchard volleyball team lost in straight sets at Creighton on Tuesday night.
The Neligh Public Library will host an After School Program Welcome Back Party at 4 p.m on Thursday, September 18.
A fried chicken supper will be held at the Neligh Senior Citizens Center on Thursday, Sept. 18.
"I began to realize there are not many people alive today who actually knew Mari Sandoz," Ron Hull said Sunday afternoon at the Neligh Public Library.
For complete coverage of Neligh's Bread 'N Jam Festival, click on the following links:
Adult Baking Contest
Children's Baking Contest
Lawn Mower Poker Run
Photos Of Other Activities
Bread 'N Jam Festival Video
Several runners broke course records at the Neligh-Oakdale Cross Country Invitational on Monday.
Elkhorn Valley photos
The Lawn Mower Poker Run drew a Husker-clad crowd Saturday afternoon during the Bread 'n Jam Festival in Neligh.
Neighborhoods all across Neligh were having fun Sunday night at the city-wide block parties.
It's homecoming week at Elkhorn Valley and the Falcons are asking fans to support the Fighting Falcons for all their home games and pack the stands in a sea of white and green.
Show your Falcon pride!
Elkhorn Valley's Booster Club is selling Falcon clothing now through Sept. 21.
The mobile food pantry, sponsored by various churches in Antelope County, will be dispersing food on Tuesday, Sept. 16.
Saturday's Bread 'n Jam Festival in Neligh is on as schedule and has a few changes and additions to the day's events. Here's the full list of events.
Touchdowns at Clearwater-Orchard are still worth six points on the field, but each TD can mean so much more off the field during the 2014 season.
If you want to see endangered animals, including the Big Five and Grand Slam, Saturday's a great opportunity to visit the Pierson Wildlife Museum and Learning Center.
Gary Macke Hide & Fur Appreciation Day will be held in Royal on Saturday, September 13.
Area youth will get a chance to prove their skills in Elgin's annual Punt, Pass & Kick contest on Saturday, Sept. 13.
Samples of homemade bread and jam will be available at the Neligh Farmer's Market this Saturday, September 13.
Lady Cyclone fans and players are decked out in lime green and orange this week as they join the fight against Leukemia and Lymphoma.
Neligh-Oakdale tallied 13 ace serves against Elkhorn Valley, and that strong serving carried them to a 25-18, 25-18, 26-24 sweep on Tuesday night.
The Lady Wolfpack went 1-1 in a double triangular hosted by Niobara/Verdigre on Tuesday night.
An O'Neill family with strong ties to Antelope County lost their home in a fire early Wednesday morning. One way to help is to share this story.
Don't delay, league begins today! Bowlers are needed for the women's bowling league at Antelope Lanes in Neligh.
The third annual tailgate, sponsored by the Elgin Ko-Ed Group, is set for Saturday, Sept. 13.
Several Antelope County residents are reporting a computer scam.
St. John's rural church will host a gun show this weekend.
With pajamas, stuffed animals, pillows, blankets and popcorn, Neligh-Oakdale looked more like a sleepover Monday night than a school.
Another training opportunity will be offered in Neligh for citizens who want to apply for a permit to carry a concealed weapon.
Neligh-Oakdale's cross country teams had 10 medal winners in the Niobrara-Verdigre Invite on Monday.
The Neligh Senior Center needs your help!
In observance of National Assisted Living Week, September 7-13, Prairie View Assisted Living of Tilden is hosting events to bring together residents, families, employees and the surrounding community to celebrate the “Magic of Music.”
Clearwater-Orchard was down by just one point heading into the final minutes of the game, but St. Mary's added two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to seal the 48-41 victory.
Neligh Public Library will host "family night" on Monday, September 8, starting at 7 p.m. The theme is for the evening is family tree.
Youth and adults wanting to sign up for the Hunter Safety class in Neligh have until Wednesday, Sept. 17, to do so.
Join the Elgin FFA chapter for a Blue Rock Shoot on Sunday at the Antelope County Shooter's Club.
Beginning at 1 p.m., participants can shoot for fun or for prizes. The trophy round will begin at about 2:30 p.m.
The Neligh-Oakdale football team was dealt a tough blow Friday night, but it wasn't just the 76-41 loss to Fullerton. The Warriors had several players leave the game with injuries.
The Wolfpack dropped a 52-16 decision to undefeated Creighton on Friday night.
Elkhorn Valley opened the football season on the road Friday night at Chambers/Wheeler Central.
The Clearwater-Orchard and Elgin Public/Pope John volleyball teams split their matches Thursday night in a double triangular hosted by Chambers/Wheeler Central.
Elgin Public/Pope John
The Neligh-Oakdale volleyball team opened its season Thursday evening on the road. The Warriors went 1-1 at the Santee Triangular.
Thursday marked the season openers for several Elkhorn Valley teams. Click below for their results.
The Neligh Public Library will host "Morning Movie Saturday" this Saturday, September 6.
A Car, Pickup and Bike Show & Shine will be held in Elgin on Saturday, September 6.
Donna Farrell Taylor is no stranger to media. As a Neligh attorney, county attorney and now as a judge, her name appears in stories all over the state.
Now, she can add The Washington Post to the list.
Entries for the Bread 'N Jam's Adult Bake-Off are due in one week, Thursday, Sept. 11.
The Smithsonian Institute Touring Exhibit, "Hometown Teams, How Sports Shape America," will be on display in the Lied Auditorium of the Tilden Library until September 15.
Tour the exhibit and register to win a $100 gift card from Hibbett Sports.
The O-C Cyclones football team held their Green-White scrimmage for the 2014 season on August 29 at Clearwater.
A public forum will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the Neligh-Oakdale gym to discuss facility challenges and upcoming bond. The school also announced that its plan of correction for the West Ward facilities (P-2) was approved yesterday by the Nebraska State Fire Marshal's office.
It's tailgate time!
The Neligh-Oakdale Booster Club is sponsoring its first tailgate of the season at Warrior Field on Friday.
Two Antelope County 4-Hers competed in a new event at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island on August 23.
Antelope County 4-Hers recently showcased their projects at the Nebraska State Fair.
Win Husker football tickets with the roll of a dice!
The Lawn Mower "Poker" Run, a new event during Neligh's Bread 'N Jam Festival, is being sponsored by Jonny Dodge and Sargent Irrigation. Proceeds will benefit the Neligh-Oakdale TeamMates Mentoring Program.
Work officially began yesterday on repairing the Old Mill Bridge in Neligh that was severely damaged in the 2010 Elkhorn River flood. On Tuesday, workers began diverting the river flow in preparation of installing culverts.
The first meeting for Neligh-Oakdale Girl Scouts Kindergarten through 2nd grade will be Thursday, September 4. The meeting will be held from 3:25-5:00 p.m. at West Ward Elementary School. There will be a parent meeting at 5 p.m.
Talk of economic development around Neligh is as commonplace as having coffee in the morning. But it wasn’t always this way.
With more than $26.6 million in public and private investment since 2012, it’s no wonder Neligh is garnering attention from all over the state.
The Second Annual Community Welcome Picnic is planned on Wednesday, Sept. 3 in the Elgin City Park.
A sign up and uniform fitting will be held Tuesday, September 2, from 7:30-8:30 p.m. for any Neligh-Oakdale girls in grades 1-6 interested in playing volleyball. The sign up will be held in the gym lobby at the Neligh-Oakdale High School.
A benefit supper and auction is planned for an Elgin man and his family on Saturday, September 6.
If it takes a village to raise a child, then it takes a community to adopt a family.
The Joe and Jill McNally family is being recognized as an inspiration following the adoption of three siblings - Jazmine, 8; Juliana, 7; and Joseph Kristian, 4.
The Wolfpack football team kicked off their season last night with a 36-14 loss to the Humphrey-Lindsay Holy Family Bulldogs.
A record number of Neligh-Oakdale students were celebrated Thursday for earning perfect scores on their statewide assessments last year.
A series of four programs will be held at the Neligh Public Library in September.
State testing results were released this week with nearly three of every four Nebraska public school students meeting standards. As for Antelope County students, comparing the results isn’t quite as simple because of enrollment numbers.
A scheduled power outage for tonight from 6-8:00 p.m. will be in effect for ONLY those residents and businesses receiving written notice of the power outage.
Need to clean out some old furniture or other unwanted household items? Clearwater's Fall Clean Up Days will begin on Friday, August 29.
Sign up for Neligh Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts will be held on Thursday, August 28.
The Neligh-Oakdale School Board voted 5-1 on Tuesday night to place a $6.995 million bond issue on the November 4 ballot.
Two suspects in a recent cattle theft appeared in Antelope County District Court on Wednesday.
An Antelope County supervisor charged with felony theft pleaded not guilty in district court on Wednesday.