The Neligh-Oakdale speech team earned 10 medals in the Stuart Invitational last Saturday.
A principal at an all-girls youth rehabilitation and treatment center has been named the next superintendent at Neligh-Oakdale Schools.
A Tilden man is facing nine charges after he allegedly tried to cause a head-on collision during a police chase east of Neligh on Friday night.
Citing premeditation and malice, the Supreme Court has upheld the first degree murder conviction of Matthew Hinrichsen of Ewing.
For the last 10 months, the future location of Clearwater-Orchard Public Schools has been uncertain. At Wednesday’s advisory board meeting in Clearwater, that discussion escalated to where now the future of the school itself is uncertain.
Although the wind has calmed and Winter Storm Kayla has moved on, highways through Antelope County remain dangerous Wednesday morning.
With more than 10 inches of snow being reported, all highways through Antelope County have been declared impassable due to blowing snow.
The Nebraska Department of Roads and the Nebraska State Patrol are pulling all snow plows and law enforcement off of roads due to extreme road conditions.
Neligh-Oakdale has selected four finalists to be interviewed for superintendent on Thursday and Friday. The interviews have been pushed back a day due to the weather.
Weather related announcements for Antelope County and surrounding areas for Feb. 1-3. This will be updated as more closing and cancellations are submitted. Submit yours here.
The Wolfpack boys basketball team picked up a win Saturday night over North Central for the first round of NVC tournament play.
Elkhorn Valley boys fell to Chambers on Saturday with a score of 57-25. Elkhorn Valley Girls beat Ewing on Saturday with a score of 68-39.
In their opening game of the NVC tournament, the Clearwater/ Orchard girls fell to West Holt.
The Elkhorn Valley wrestlers met at Boone Central and took home eight medals this weekend.
The Warrior wrestlers competed at two wrestling meets over the weekend.
The Clearwater-Orchard grapplers claimed the runner-up trophy at the Central Valley Invite this weekend.
The snow predictions have varied over the last week, but now that the approaching Storm Kayla is just hours away, the National Weather Service has put Antelope County into a blizzard watch and is calling for up to 12 inches of snow.
Contractors working on Nebraska Public Power District’s line from Hoskins to Neligh is now using a helicopter to begin stringing shield wire.
The Clearwater-Orchard powerlifters recently brought home a first place trophy and broke some records as well.
A small chimney fire was reported in Oakdale just after 6 p.m. Saturday night.
The Clearwater-Orchard artist of the week honor goes to freshman Holly Schacht.
Several schools will have late starts Tuesday due to the weather. Many roads and highways throughout the area are snowpacked and slick thanks to the wind.
The Niobrara Valley Conference girls and boys basketball tournament will begin in Tilden and Elgin this Saturday, Jan. 30.
The Oakdale Fire Department is coming together to help a local family with strong ties to the department during a tragic time.
An accident south of Oakdale on Wednesday morning has claimed the life of a toddler. The three-year-old son of Katy Griffith and Justin Paulsen died on Thursday at University of Nebraska Medical Center, according to Antelope County Sheriff Bob Moore.
Smeal Fire Apparatus announced today it has immediate plans to nearly double the workforce at its Neligh location.
A 34-year-old Elgin man has been charged with two counts of third degree sexual assault after an alleged incident at an Elgin convenience store.
An accident involving an entire Oakdale family has left a 3-year-old boy critical and his father in serious condition.
A teenager formerly of Neligh was arrested Wednesday in connection with a Norfolk shooting that occurred over the weekend.
Three Elgin Public students qualified for state FCCLA after competing at Wednesday’s district STAR competition at Wayne State College.
Six Neligh-Oakdale students qualified for state FCCLA after competing at Wednesday’s district STAR competition at Wayne State College.
Despite already having three wind farms, Antelope County's fourth project remains on hold, pending further discussion and possibly an estimated $10,000 study to determine the sound level of turbines.
There were multiple injuries from a two-vehicle accident south of Oakdale on Wednesday morning.
Tyson Belitz poured in 35 points and recorded a double-double as he led the Neligh-Oakdale charge over Clearwater-Orchard on Tuesday night.
Neligh-Oakdale started off another full week of basketball in O'Neill on Monday night with a couple of tough losses.
Seven Falcons medaled on Saturday at the Battle Creek Invitational, including three wrestlers who finished as individual champions.
About two dozen firefighters were called to a chimney fire around 8:40 p.m. Sunday night in Neligh.
January is national mentoring month and the Teammates Mentoring Program is participating in a campaign aimed at expanding opportunities to connect more young people with caring adults in the Neligh community.
Several Antelope County residents attended President Barack Obama's speaking event in Omaha on Wednesday, just one day after giving his final State of the Union Address.
The Neligh-Oakdale FCCLA will be hosting a canned food drive next week!
The Falcon Basketball teams split action at Ewing last night on the road.
The Wolfpack basketball teams split home action last night against the Fullerton Warriors.
The Clearwater-Orchard Educator’s Association recognized the Stand for the Silent Group at Clearwater-Orchard as the 2015-2016 Quarter 2 Friend of Education for promoting anti-bullying.
The Clearwater-Orchard Basketball teams swept the Creighton Bulldogs last night at home.
Neligh-Oakdale Elementary students watched a fun performance this week, while also learning a lesson about bullying.
A transient was arrest early Wednesday morning at a Neligh convenience store.
Concerned Oakdale citizens flocked to last night's Village Board meeting in an attempt to save the Lois Johnson Memorial Library.
The Neligh-Oakdale girls and boys swept Osmond on the home court Tuesday night.
The Antelope County Board of Supervisors moved to designate Antelope County "Livestock Friendly" at Tuesday's meeting.
Three Neligh-Oakdale basketball players were named to the All-Tournament Team during the Shootout On The Elkhorn Holiday Basketball Tournament.
Marissa Frank of Brunswick has made the Fall 2015 Dean's List of Mount Marty College in Yankton, SD.
Elkhorn Valley basketball teams were in action over the weekend, hosting West Holt.
Lady Wolfpack Player Jenna Parks Scored her 1000th career point as the basketball teams were on the road in O'Neill over the weekend.
Andrew Fangman won the 170-pound weight division at the Burwell Invitational on Friday while teammates Logan Henn and Ryan Pelster each finished fourth.
The power has been restored in in the Neligh-Oakdale Gym after an outage over the weekend.
Elkhorn Valley came home with three individual champions on Saturday from the Wisner-Pilger Invite, leading the Falcons to a third-place finish as a team.
Neligh-Oakdale freshman Cameron Wilkinson and senior Garett Allemang both won their weight divisions Saturday as the Warriors finished third at Amherst.
Clearwater-Orchard finished runner-up at the Winside Invitational on Saturday as 10 wrestlers medaled.
Neligh-Oakdale got off to a good start, going 2-0 in the junior varsity games, before falling to Stuart in both varsity match ups.
A conference road trip didn't go the Cyclone way on Friday night as Clearwater-Orchard dropped a doubleheader against West Holt.
Authorities are investigating a death along Highway 275 west of Clearwater. Authorities said no foul play is suspected.
719 Fitness became the newest member of the Neligh Chamber of Commerce during its ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday.
State Farm Agent Melissa Smith will be moving to her new location on Highway 275 next week.
Rosie Schueths and Shirley Meis were honored last week for their many years of dedication to the Music Ministry of St. Boniface Parish. Each were presented with an engraved award from their pastor, Fr. Ross Burkhalter.
The Antelope County board of supervisors is currently makings steps toward becoming “Livestock Friendly," a highly debated topic at this week's meeting.
Antelope County is continuing its effort against drugs with a rejuvenated D.A.R.E. program. Last night nearly three dozen students from Elgin Public and St. Boniface graduated from the program.
Pope John students recently participated in the 31st American Mathematics Competitions.
Due to the visibility Thursday morning, Neligh-Oakdale will have a two-hour late start. There will be no morning preschool and buses will run accordingly.
The Pierson Wildlife Museum Learning Center was recently gifted four paintings that are currently being listed on eBay.
The Antelope County Sheriff's office responded to the scene of a semi and pickup accident just after 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.
Pack up your parkas and fishing gear for the Royal Fire Department's 33rd Annual Ice Fishing Tournament.
Husband and wife team Shelby and Seth Snodgrass are excited to hold the grand opening of their new fitness center in downtown Neligh.
The Neligh-Oakdale Wrestlers were in action Tuesday night in a dual against Ainsworth. The Warriors defeated Ainsworth at their Parent's Night by a team score of 41-27.
The Elkhorn Valley Basketball teams were in action on the road Tuesday night at Wausa.
Clearwater-Orchard senior Mallory Cooper recently signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at Dakota Wesleyan University.
Elkhorn Valley senior Christopher Petersen was recently chosen as the Elks Teenager of the Month.
The Cyclone basketball teams were in action last night on their home court taking on the Plainview Pirates.
The Wolfpack Basketball teams were on the road Tuesday night at Spalding Academy.
A former Neligh woman felt the effect of a rare earthquake that hit Nebraska on Monday morning.
Pre-registration for Neligh-Oakdale Prekindergarten is starting this week.
Join the Neligh-Oakdale TeamMates Program for its first-ever Brushes and Beverages event!
Six Elkhorn Valley sophomores were selected to attend the annual Leadership Summit in Grand Island, NE.
The Girl scout troop collected 206 items to be donated to the Neligh Food Pantry to help with their distribution prior to the holiday season.
It was a tough 24 hours for the Neligh-Oakdale boys basketball team, but the Warriors still managed to finish fourth in one of the toughest Class C holiday tournaments around.
Two Antelope County residents were featured in the latest edition of Nebraska Life Magazine.
The Elkhorn Valley Basketball teams split action last night at the Cyclone Holiday Tournament.
The David City Holiday tournament was a success for the Wolfpack varsity basketball teams.
Neligh-Oakdale picked up its second win of the season on Thursday morning in the final day of the Shoot-Out On The Elkhorn Holiday Tournament.
It was a successful night for the Clearwater-Orchard basketball teams as they competed on their home court for the holiday tournament.
The Wolfpack basketball teams had a successful first round in the David City Holiday tournament, playing the host team.
It was an all county matchup at the Cyclone Holiday tournament Tuesday night as the Cyclones took on the Elkhorn Valley Falcons.
The Neligh-Oakdale girls and boys both fell to Ponca in the holiday tournament on Wednesday night.
The Neligh-Oakdale girls and boys basketball teams went 1-1 in their first rounds of the holiday tournament on Tuesday night.
The Neligh-Oakdale wrestling community is pulling together in mourning and in honor of former coach Steve Jessen.
The Neligh-Oakdale girls and boys basketball teams went 1-1 in their first rounds of the holiday tournament on Tuesday night.
Ring in the new year with your whole family!
The Clearwater Sons of the Legion are holding a fun event to help ring in the new year.
This year will be going out with a bang at the 26th Annual Gun Show hosted by the Antelope County Shooters Club.
Clearwater-Orchard has postponed the Cyclone Holiday Tournament held in Clearwater.
Neligh-Oakdale will start its holiday tournament a day later.
While a significant portion of Northeast Nebraska is now under Winter Storm Warning, Antelope, Knox, Holt and Boone counties all remain under a Winter Weather Advisory as the storm has been downgraded for the local area.
Slick road conditions caused several vehicles to slide into ditches across Antelope County on Saturday.
A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect in Antelope County, but a much bigger storm remains about 48 hours away.
A Tilden couple has been identified by authorities as the occupants inside a burned-out pickup that is believed to be the result of murder-suicide.
Shopping locally made one Neligh woman $1,000 richer today. She's not the only winner - the local business community also will benefit.
The last year has been filled with lots to be proud of . . . . . and lots of controversy throughout Antelope County.
Local residents are being asked to help a Tilden family who has suffered a recent tragedy.
The Elgin Public/Pope John Wolfpack Boys and Girls basketball teams will be traveling to David City this Christmas break.
Several Neligh residents have been cashing in on the Chamber Christmas Business Bingo event this week.
Authorities have confirmed that there were two individuals in the pickup that was found engulfed in flames yesterday afternoon near the Pierce-Neligh road.
After failing to hire a superintendent last week, Neligh-Oakdale has created a new timeline for applications for its top administrative position.
A Neligh judge and her husband were involved in a car accident in Omaha on Thursday afternoon that sent a Neligh man to the hospital.
The search for a new superintendent at Neligh-Oakdale will continue despite interviewing two applicants this week.
A new event is coming to the area this spring - the Antelope County Ag & Home Expo on March 2 and 3 at the Antelope County Fairgrounds.
Numerous Antelope County students were recently recognized for their academic achievements by the NSAA.
After two days of interviews for the new superintendent, the Neligh-Oakdale Board of Education took action Tuesday to begin negotiating with “Candidate F.”
The Nebraska State Patrol recognized a local trooper this morning for not only his role in arresting two individuals but also in the recovery of property valued at $40,000.
Source Gas and the Neligh Fire Department were called to a gas leak northeast of Neligh on Tuesday morning.
Neligh’s annual Christmas Lighting Contest may have been won by a new face this year, but you can’t exactly call him a rookie. After all, the contest was won by an electrician.
The Neligh-Oakdale wrestlers travelled to the Columbus Duals on Friday and Saturday.
The Wolfpack Wrestlers competed in the Stanton invitational on Saturday.
The Falcon basketball teams were on the road Saturday to play Chambers/Wheeler Central.
The Clearwater-Orchard Wrestlers were on the road Saturday at the Stanton invitational meet.
The Wolfpack girls and boys basketball teams were in action on their home court Saturday.
Two Elkhorn Valley Wrestlers took home first place medals and the entire team placed first at the Osceola Invitational meet.
The Clearwater-Orchard basketball teams travelled to Niobrara/Verdigre Friday night, splitting the games.
Elkhorn Valley's third road trip of the season finished in a split for the Falcons' basketball squad.
It was a clean sweep Friday night for the Elgin Public Pope John basketball against Plainview.
The Neligh-Oakdale basketball teams split games with Creighton in their first road game of the season.
It was a successful day for the Clearwater-Orchard wrestlers competing in a triangular with Elgin Public/Pope John and St. Mary's.
The Golden Tones chorus group performed a Christmas cantata last weekend in Clearwater.
After taking Clearwater-Orchard from a 1-7 season to an 8-4 mark, Cyclone coach Jeff Shabram has been recognized with the Mike Behrens Coaching Award.
One of three finalists for the Neligh-Oakdale superintendent position has withdrawn from consideration, leaving two candidates to be interviewed next week.
The possible construction of a new track at Neligh-Oakdale monopolized most of Monday's Board of Education meeting from the opening of bids and the transfer of funds to patrons questioning the need for upgrading the track.
Neligh-Oakdale will be able to purchase more iPads for elementary children thanks to a $7,000 donation by a local family.
A Neligh man was named the "2015 Outstanding Fair Supporter" at the annual meeting of the Antelope County Fair board Monday night.
The Neligh-Oakdale wrestling team opened their season with a second-place finish Thursday at the DC West Quadrangular in Valley.
A Clearwater-Orchard senior will be heading to Taiwan next week to represent the Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute (NAYI) as part of a long-standing student exchange program.
They were two very different games, but both had the same outcome as the Neligh-Oakdale girls and boys won their season openers at home on Thursday.
Quick thinking saved an RV tonight from a fire that potentially could have destroyed a woman’s home.
The Clearwater-Orchard One-Act team wrapped up their season Wednesday.
A special visitor all the way from the North Pole came to visit children in Elgin Wednesday night.
The Neligh-Oakdale One Act team clinched the District Title in Stanton on Wednesday and is headed to the state competition.
Pope John was crowned district runner-up Tuesday at the D2-2 district one-act competition while Elgin finished third.
A second passenger has died from injuries sustained in an accident near Royal two weeks ago in which a vehicle struck two cows.
By a slim 4-3 margin, Antelope County has hired its first road boss. The Antelope County Supervisors hired Casey Dittrich of Tilden on Tuesday morning for the newly created position.
Several accidents have been reported in Antelope County on Tuesday due to poor road conditions.
Two Neligh-Oakdale sisters are trying to make a difference this winter for low-income families.
A 14-year-old from Oakdale missing since Wednesday has been located, according to the Antelope County Sheriff's Department.
Despite the threat of poor weather, there was a great turnout Thursday as St. Boniface Parish in Elgin hosted its 91st Annual Thanksgiving Bazaar.
Students at Pope John High School enthusiastically packed their Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts at their annual "Packing Party" Friday, November 20.
Three people are being charged in four separate drug cases in Antelope County District Court and appeared on Wednesday morning.
Darryl Lierman appeared in Antelope County District Court on Wednesday along with his attorney Ron Temple.
The Neligh Chamber of Commerce is rewarding people for shopping local Nov. 23-Dec. 23 with a $1,000 giveaway. This campaign encourages people to use local retail and service businesses.
The Elgin Public Elementary students took part in a unique parade Monday afternoon. Kindergarten through sixth grade participated in the vocabulary parade, where students came dressed as a certain word.
Elkhorn Valley third graders, learned the true meaning of Christmas this year. The class got into the Christmas spirit early by donating enough small toys, school supplies, and personal hygiene items to fill seventeen shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child.
A Tilden man was involved in a fatal accident late Friday that killed a man from Ashland. The accident occurred near Highway 275 and 545th Avenue at about 11:20 p.m.
Multiple accidents have been reported in the area Friday afternoon.
An Elkhorn Valley student is saddling up for Texas Christian University. -
A lot of history happens in a century, and Eva McGee knows that better than anyone. The Neligh woman spent her 107th birthday on Wednesday with family, some in person and some on a computer screen.
A Tilden man has died following a one-vehicle accident in which the car he was driving landed in the pond near the Elkhorn River.
TransCanada is withdrawing its application for the Nebraska portion of the Keystone XL pipeline, leaving a question if the pipeline will ever go through the state.
The name of the person killed in a one-vehicle accident near Royal on Sunday night has been released by the Antelope County Sheriff's Department.
A patron of the Neligh-Oakdale district is questioning why the community is being asked to donate to a project that appears will proceed with or without their financial support.
Big changes are ahead for Thriftway Market in Neligh, in both leadership and in what’s offered to customers.
Orchard has turned into a zoo this morning as people are scrambling to catch a glimpse of a moose traipsing the area.