Neligh is ready to go #ruralviral. The Neligh Economic Development Office hosted its premier party Tuesday, officially kicking off the “This Is MY Neligh” marketing campaign.
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How does water get from the Ogallala Aquifer to your house or irrigation? Sargent Irrigation has a lot to do with that, which is why the Discovery Channel filmed an episode of "How It's Made" recently at Sargent Pipe Company.
The episode, which will air next year, will not only touch on the water process, but how Sargent Irrigation Company is intricately involved from manufacturing pumps to how they're installed.
There was a twist on the summer reading program's theme at the Neligh Public Library Family Night on Monday.
Farmers Pride couldn't have made its intentions for a future in Neligh any more clear than with a multi-million dollar upgrade.
"We are here to stay. We're part of the community and are excited to expand to serve our producers even better," Neligh manager Anna Crabtree said.
The Neligh Public Library will host family night on Monday, July 21. The event will start at 7 p.m.
Two of the individuals allegedly involved in the theft of cattle in rural Antelope County in June are now in the custody of the Antelope County Sheriff’s Department.
The show will go on for Neligh's TK/Starlite Drive-In, but it will be mid-week before movies will be shown again. Manager Brittany Kallhoff said their digital projector had been experiencing issues the last several days, but last night it was determined to be unrepairable.
The Neligh Church of Christ will be hosting vacation bible school. The program will start on Sunday, July 20, and run through Thursday, July 24.
Mark your calendars for Wednesday - it's shred day in Neligh. The Neligh Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the 4th annual Shred Day on Wednesday, July 23, at the American Legion parking lot.
A Neligh teen finished her second round at the National High School Finals Rodeo in Rock Springs, Wyo. last night.
It's here! Sweet corn will be available at the Neligh Farmer's market this Saturday, July 19th, from 8:30-11:00 a.m. Be sure to arrive early so you don't miss out!
Join Hilltop Drugs Etc. in Neligh on Friday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. for a customer appreciation luncheon.
Owners Koryn Koinzan and Jamie Schmidt are celebrating their 6th year in business with an open house and will be on hand to answer questions about their new services, including Redi-Medi.
"The Clearwater House" is now at your fingertips.
Written by Neligh author Tammy Marshall, "The Clearwater House" is being published online with a new chapter added each week, providing a little suspense to what's becoming a favorite for local readers.
Fire up your favorite tractor or step aboard a trolley for a peaceful ride through northern Antelope County's countryside.
What does Neligh look like through the eyes of its residents? You - and everyone in the world - will know thanks to the new "This is MY Neligh" videos.
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The Neligh Senior Legion baseball team will begin the 2014 Area Tournament in O'Neill on Friday.
It was a 1-2-3 sweep for Antelope County golfers on Friday at the Junior Golf Tournament at Summerland Golf Course.
In the 10-12 boys division, Paiton Hoefer of Elgin, Hunter Charf of Neligh and Gage Clifton of Orchard finished in the top three.
All parents of Neligh-Oakdale students in grades 7-12 involved in sports or dance are asked to attend a booster club meeting July 23.
Although Benjamin D. Johnson's bond was reduced by 85 percent in court this afternoon, he will only leave the Antelope County Jail in handcuffs. His alleged co-conspirator, Rebecca M. (Bree) Robbins, is currently being held in the Platte County Jail and will return to Antelope County within the next 24-48 hours.
An Antelope County supervisor charged with felony theft waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday.
An Oakdale man pleaded guilty to driving his van over a tent with five boys inside following an argument with his wife, although he did not realize his actions at the time.
One of the cattle theft suspects who was apprehended yesterday made his first court appearance today.
Benjamin D. Johnson, 27 of St. Edward, appeared in Antelope County Court without an attorney before Judge Donna Farrell Taylor on Wednesday on felony cattle theft charges.
A large group attended the town hall meeting in Clearwater last week where the first members of the LB 840 funding board were approved.
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The hunt is over for two individuals allegedly involved in theft of cattle in Antelope County. Rebecca M. (Bree) Robbins and Benjamin D. Johnson are now in custody.
The Neligh Pee Wee baseball team earned fourth place in the Quad County League Tournament at Neligh.
Tilden's Prairie Days committee is seeking acts for a variety show.
A Neligh teen finished her first round of competition at the National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) this morning.
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The Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School Alumni Banquet will be held Saturday, July 26 at the KC Hall in Elgin. The deadline to purchase tickets is July 16.
It’s tough to find a parking spot on Main Street in Neligh most mornings, proving that Mamas and Nanas is off to a great start just three months in business.
The transaction between fugitive Rebecca M. (Bree) Robbins and a Columbus couple was for more than the 35 cattle and 40 calves that were stolen from Wilbur Rakow of rural Neligh.
You now have more time to enter your quilt in the 12th Annual "Pieces of the Good Life" quilt show in Tilden.
Catelyn Hall of Neligh has earned a spot in the National High School Finals Rodeo, where she will compete against the top rodeo athletes in the U.S., Canada and Australia.
The mobile food pantry, sponsored by various churches in Antelope County, will be dispersing food on Tuesday, July 15, from 5-6:30 pm, at the American Legion Club in Neligh.
Thirteen teams braved a rainy start to the 4th annual Mark Mullins Memorial Fishing Tournament on Saturday. Among the winners at Saturday's tournament was Mullins' oldest son, Collin, who took third in the walleye division with a nearly 2 1/2 pound catch.
Peaches or pears - take your pick!
The Neligh Lion's Club is holding its annual fruit sale now. Sales will end July 31.
St. Boniface Parish in Elgin will host Totus Tuus, a summer Catholic youth program, July 13-18.
With thousands of people chanting her name, Gracie Park felt like a rock star as she sang on stage with Jake Owen.
Antelope County Sheriff Bob Moore put it bluntly: "You can run, but you can’t hide.” As of Friday afternoon, multiple agencies are still searching for fugitives Rebecca M. (Bree) Robbins and Benjamin D. Johnson, who have arrest warrants for allegedly stealing cattle from Wilbur Rakow of rural Neligh.
The Neligh pool will close for the season on Sunday, Aug. 10.
The Tenth annual Antelope County Healthcare Foundation Golf Tournament is being held at the Antelope Country Club near Neligh today. It's one of the biggest tournaments of the area.
This is the last week to sign up for the annual Tilden Prairie Days 5K/10K Fun Run/Walk if you would like a T-shirt.
Elgin students Madison Voborny, Stephanie Bode and Sharla Schindler earned gold medals at the 2014 FCCLA National Leadership Conference.
Sarah Smith made history this week. The Brunswick teen became the first student in Creighton's school history to hold a national FCCLA office.
Elgin students Austin Miller and Dillon Widger took home a gold medal from the 2014 FCCLA Nationals.
Four Neligh-Oakdale students earned medals at the 2014 FCCLA National Convention in San Antonio this week.
The Neligh Public Library will be hosting 'Morning Movie Saturday' on July 12th.
Group swimming lessons will be offered at the Orchard Swimming Pool in July.
The Antelope County Fair had its largest participants ever on Sunday in the BB and air rifle shooting contest held at the indoor complex on the fairgrounds.
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Seven supervisors or five commissioners?
Antelope County voters will again decide whether or not to continue the present township form of government.
A blood drive is scheduled in Clearwater this week.
Come to ESU 8 to experience what “A School Day in 1872” was like! The Educational Service Unit #8 will be connecting with the Homestead National Monument Park in Beatrice, NE through a virtual field trip on Tuesday, July 15.
The Nebraska State Patrol recently announced the retirement of Kent Hanlin.
With a white Cyclone surrounded by a green circle, the new gym floor at Orchard is complete.
The Antelope County Sheriff's Department is seeking a male accomplice in the cattle theft case involving cattle owned by Wilbur Rakow of rural Neligh. Sheriff Bob Moore said Ben Johnson, whose last known address was St. Edward, is being sought for questioning in the case. Moore said Johnson does not have a criminal record, but Robbins has a history of fleeing and has been a fugitive multiple times following arrest.
What began as a wish to help those less fortunate became a reality in January when the United Methodist Church received a 5 month grant through Food Bank of the Heartland, based in Omaha, to bring in a mobile food pantry.
A reward has been posted for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Rebecca M. (Bree) Robbins, who is wanted in connection with the theft of cattle in Antelope County.
The Tilden #1 baseball team worked its way out of the loser's bracket to win the Jr. Peewee Tournament recently. The Elgin team finished third.
All denominations are invited to attend Vacation Bible School at St. Francis Catholic Church in Neligh.
Summerland Golf Course is hosting a Junior Golf Tournament on Friday, July 11.
The Neligh Public Library will be hosting 'Science with Sara' on Monday, July 7. The program will start at 7 p.m.
Not too many fish were biting Friday morning at the Old Mill Days annual fishing contest, but that didn't stop the more than 70 contestants from having a good time.
Hundreds of ducks floated down the Elkhorn River on Friday night in the annual Ducky Derby.
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This is one trophy that won't go on the mantel. Friday afternoon's Old Mill Days wrapped up with with the inaugural Bathtub Races on Main Street, just to the west of the courthouse. The winning teams received, of all things, a plunger as their prize. Click the link to view more photos.
Check out the photos from Old Mill Days in Neligh. It'll be going on through July 5. The album will be continuously updated, so check back often!
Clearwater is moving closer to dispersing its first economic development loans and has scheduled a town hall meeting to prepare.
Engines will be revving Friday at the Neligh Airport, but it won't be planes on the runway.
If you want to have a school bus stop at your residence, daycare or business, you have until August 1 to pay a transportation fee.
If it seemed like more rain fell in June than usual, you're right. In fact, it was the fourth wettest June on record in the county.
Click the headline for a breakdown of how much rain has fallen in every June since 1980.
The Neligh Farmers' Market is off to a great start this year and is available every Saturday.
The Farmers' Market is held on the south side of the Antelope County Courthouse from 8:30 to 11 a.m. every Saturday through September.
A 22-year-old Lyons woman is accused of stealing 34 cows and 40 calves from rural Antelope County.
An arrest warrant was filed Thursday against Rebecca M. Robbins stemming from actions taking place between late February and late June of this year. Antelope County Attorney Joe Abler filed the complaint against Robbins, who is also know as Rebecca Bree, for stealing cattle belonging to Wilbur Rakow of rural Neligh.
An Antelope County supervisor charged with felony theft by deception made his first appearance in court on Wednesday.
The "Cool Pool Party" has been postponed until Thursday due to the weather.
The Nelligh Mills Historic Site will have free admission to to the mill on July 4th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. as part of the Old Mill Days celebration.
Nearly 300 cowboys and cowgirls from six states competed for more than $21,000 in prize money at the 47th annual Clearwater Rodeo.
Paulyn's Dance Studio will be offering summer classes in Neligh starting July 7th. Pre-registration is preferred.
Neligh had a 9-year-old mayor Monday as Adrienne Parker spent the afternoon learning about how a city runs and what a mayor's role is.
What if all your medication was organized for you? You know, one packet with everything you need each time you take medication - all with the time and date you are to take it. All customized for you.
Sound too good to be true? Well, it's not and this free service is now available at Hilltop Drugs Etc in Neligh.
Antelope County residents received a Monday morning wake-up call from Mother Nature thanks to a severe thunderstorm. If you have weather-related photos, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or message them via Facebook. More photos are being added! Thanks to our readers!
John Petersen of Tilden will present a concert Thursday, July 3, at 7:00 p.m. The concert will be held at the First Congregational United Church of Christ (6th & Main Streets) in Neligh.
Tornado watch number 367 has been issued by the National Weather Service, begging the question - is that a lot or are people more aware of the weather due to recent severity? And have there been more tornadoes in 2014?
Featuring a new event and location change for some favorite events, the 2014 Old Mill Days in Neligh is sure to be a good time. Click the headline for complete details.
Photo gallery from the 2014 Old Mill Days, hosted by the Neligh Young Men's Club. The celebration runs June 29-July 5 in Neligh. Click the link for photos from Sunday's events.
Teams are encourage to sign up early for the annual BS Sand Volleyball Tournament in Orchard.
The 6-on-6 tournament will be Saturday, July 26, and will be held in conjunction with the Orchard Celebration Days (July 25-27).
Prairie Breeze Wind Energy Center is hosting a community open house on Saturday, June 28, at its Operations/Maintenance near Elgin.
Seventeen-year-old McKenzie Brozek of Plainview was crowned the 2014 Clearwater Rodeo Queen tonight.
Also vying for the title were JaCee Johnson of Belgrade and Samantha VanDeWalle of Cedar Rapids.
Two people were transported following a two vehicle accident west of Neligh on Friday afternoon, according to the Antelope County Sheriff's Department.
The annual Orchard Celebration Days has been moved up a week and will be Friday, July 25 through Sunday, July 27.
Calling it a "commitment to energy independence and rural economic development," Governor Dave Heineman was in Elgin this week for the ribbon cutting for Invenergy's Prairie Breeze Wind Energy Center.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or in this case, sell lemonade to help others.
On Thursday, several kids from Neligh did just that to raise money for those affected by devastating tornadoes in the Pilger area. But even they were surprised by the amount of money raised in just one afternoon.
Beginning at 12:01 a.m. on July 1, the emergency department of Tilden Community Hospital will no longer be available.
The annual Pancake Feed and Legion Riders Poker Run will kick off Neligh's Fourth of July/Old Mill Days celebration on this Sunday, June 29.
Training will be offered in Neligh for citizens who want to apply for a permit to carry a concealed weapon.
Anderson Ladd is making progress on replacing the gym floor at the Orchard site of Clearwater-Orchard Public Schools.
If you need to satisfy a sweet tooth now and then, you can feel a little less guilty about it thanks to the TeamMates Mentoring Program.
The fire marshal has made some adjustments to Neligh-Oakdale's correction plan in order for it to be acceptable, according to a press release from the school.
The Tilden and Neligh softball teams both earned medals in the girls 12 and under softball tournament last weekend.
Clearwater's Big Rodeo is sure to be a fun ride!
Community needs survey results are in for the City of Neligh and show where residents view areas of strength for the community, as well as where improvements can be made.
Two Cyclones were back on the court this weekend in the Northeast Nebraska All-Star Basketball game.
On Friday, Shelly Mlnarik got one last chance to coach Tate Schutt - a 2014 graduate of Clearwater-Orchard High School - as they were both selected for the Light Team.
Five Antelope County 4-H members were among the 440 exhibitors who competed in the 2014 district horse shows recently.
Muttin Bustin' Call-ins for the Clearwater Rodeo will be held tomorrow night, Tuesday, June 24, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Children ages 3-7 are able to participate.
Three young women will competed for the 2014 Clearwater Rodeo Queen title on Friday - JaCee Johnson of Belgrade, McKenzie Brozek of Plainview and Samantha VanDeWalle of Cedar Rapids.
A dozen Cyclones were in the Pilger area Friday. But, this time, it was to provide help.
Click the headline for a photo gallery showing the controlled burn for Helmer's Furniture, Neligh Locker and the old hotel.
Video and photo galleries prior to Sunday's controlled burn of downtown Neligh.
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What's being called "a gentle hail storm," despite the size of the stones, didn't cause as much damage as it could have due to the low wind speed. Click the link for details and a photo gallery.
The Clearwater Rodeo is just one week away, and today (Friday, June 20) is the deadline for queen applications. The queen competition is Friday, June 27, at 3:30 p.m. It is limited to the first 10 entries received.
A portion of Highway 275 in Neligh will be closed to traffic on Sunday, June 22 during the controlled burn of three buildings.
Using Lego blocks and a plotted map of Neligh, new homes, parks, apartment buildings, commercial buildings and light industry were built Thursday night at the Neligh Public Library. The third of four town hall meetings was held on the City of Neligh's new comprehensive plan.
Elgin's three fun-filled days of activities are beginning for its Q125 celebration. Click the link for the photo gallery, which will have continuous additions.
A new marketing campaign is in the works for the City of Neligh and has two fresh faces working on the project.
This weekend's Mark Mullins Memorial Fishing Tournament has been postponed to July 12 due to water levels. The Calcutta will still be Friday, June 20. A meal, Calcutta, live and silent auction will be at 6 p.m. at the Royal Auditorium.
Connor Knievel of Neligh has earned Boy Scouts' highest honor - the rank of Eagle Scout.
The Elgin community is planning three fun-filled days of activities for its Q125 celebration, June 20-22.
Aerial photos of June 17 tornado damage near Colerdige and Laurel taken by the ACN on a flight with Brian Wilcox of Wilcox Flying Service in Neligh.
Aerial photos of June 16 tornado damage taken by the ACN on a flight with Brian Wilcox of Wilcox Flying Service in Neligh. Photos start east of Stanton and show damage in Pilger and follows the path toward Wakefield.
An Oakdale man accused of driving his van over a tent with five boys inside entered a not guilty plea this morning.
Neligh Senior Center will be serving fried chicken on Thursday, June 19 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
A moving tribute will kick off Elgin's Q125 activities this week.
The mobile food pantry, sponsored by various churches in Antelope County, will again be dispersing food on Tuesday, June 17.
Elgin's softball team is heading to state!
Celina Knievel of Neligh will compete in the team championship of Major League Baseball's Pitch, Hit and Run competition.
People plugging their ears at a concert is typically not a good sign. But, at today's performance, it was encouraged.
Check out photos and video featuring all of the performers
Nearly 50 children participated in junior golf this week at Antelope County Club near Neligh, which wrapped up today with a youth golf tournament. Click the headline for full results and photos.
Morning Movie Saturdays are new at the Neligh Public Library this summer.
It has been called the toughest 8 seconds in sports.
More than 40 area basketball players attended Warrick Workouts camp at the Neligh-Oakdale High School Gym this week.