Despite rumors of an alleged child abduction attempt in Elgin on Sunday afternoon, the Antelope County Sheriff's Department says there is no truth to the matter.
TK/Starlite Drive-In may be one the last operating drive-ins in the state, buts it's the first one in the United States to have the new projector that was installed this week.
While Arlene Hofmann was surprised to be named this year’s Tilden Outstanding Citizen, it probably wasn’t that much of a surprise to anyone else in the community.
The Orchard Celebration Days are in high gear. The sand volleyball tournament is always a big draw and once again brought in lots of people.
Find yourself in our photos! It's a fun-filled weekend at the annual Tilden Prairie Days and we have lots of photos.
Storms are moving through Antelope County today, producing 2-inch hail and 60 mph wind gusts. If you have photos or videos to share, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org, share them via Facebook or submit them here.
How would you like to win a guitar autographed by country superstar Joe Nichols? Two lucky people will be winners one week from today.
The first day of school for Antelope County schools is just days away. To find out when registrations are, orientations, what supplies are needed and more, click the link for your school.
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What is "Ag Olympics"?
Click the headline to read more about this new event scheduled on Tuesday night at the Antelope County Fair.
About a dozen members of the Neligh Volunteer Fire Department and Neligh Young Men's Club helped move items Thursday night from the Antelope County Museum across the street to the remodeled new location.
Tilden Prairie Days will feature fun events for the whole family, July 25-27.
Are you ready for some football?
Click on the headline for all of the high school football schedules in Antelope County.
The remodel is complete, and the Antelope County News has opened its new office in downtown Neligh. Located at 110 E. Fourth Street, the ACN can also be reached by calling 402-887-4000.
Click the link to find out more about the business' recent expansion.
Three fun-filled days of activities are planned for Orchard Celebration Days, Friday, July 25-Sunday, July 27.
There's more than just packing going on at the Antelope County Museum right now. There are also a lot of treasures being found that haven't been seen in some time.
Anne Taylor's time of 26.613 seconds captured first place at the Ultimate Speed Challenge Race at the 2014 All-American Soap Box Derby today.
The show will go on for Neligh's drive-in on Thursday night.
On their final tour, The Rumbles will perform at the street dance for Tilden's Prairie Days celebration.
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.
Click the headline to watch the videos.
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.
Click the headline to watch a video of her first cut.
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.
Click the link to see the winners list.
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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 email@example.com or message them via Facebook. More photos are being added! Thanks to our readers!