In an empty courtroom Monday morning, a hand-cuffed Darryl Lierman remained nearly mute as pleas of not guilty were entered on his behalf.
The Antelope County Fair's annual antique tractor parade delighted people throughout Neligh on Saturday afternoon.
Held in the park near the pavilion, Neligh businesses volunteered their time to serve people from all of the county and beyond on Saturday night.
There was a lot of smoke and a lot of noise, but a great time was had by all at Saturday's demolition derby.
While Montgomery Gentry kept the crowd rocking Friday night at the Antelope County Fair, it was Troy Gentry who raved about the locals prior to their concert.
Generous donors gave the Antelope County 4-Hers something to smile about at the Premium Auction on Saturday afternoon. More than $23,000 was donated back to the kids who have spent a lot of time, effort and money to raise their animals.
Jon Meis and Trey Baum, both of Elgin, earned 2015 Round Robin championships. They will each receive a jacket and have their names placed on the recognition wall inside the arena.
History was made Thursday afternoon as the Catelyn Hall and Blake Kester became Antelope County's first-ever breakaway roping competitors.
Thanks to everyone who played the Great Antelope County Scavenger Hunt and thanks to our sponsors, especially the Antelope County Ag Society. Click the link to see who the winner is!
These frame by frame lightning photos were taken south of Neligh on Monday night.
The Neligh Senior Center lunch menu for August is now available online.
We have lots of photos from Sunday evenings events at Orchard's Celebration Days. There were kids games, a bounce house and slip 'n' slide as well as Bingo.
Were you at the Celebrations Day Parade? We were! Check out these photos of the floats and kids picking up their candy.
Were you at the Glow Run and or the sand volleyball tournament at Orchard's Celebration Days?
Prairie Days was the place to be with numerous community events including a community barbecue and the hilarious, Drag Your Nag competition.
Two motorcycle drivers were transported to the hospital following an accident west of Neligh on Saturday.
Tilden had their annual Prairie Days parade Saturday morning. Do you see yourself in these photos?
Check out these photos of the Duck Races at Orchard's Celebration Days. Winners were 1st: Joe Harte, 2nd: Galen Gibbs, 3rd: Bob Huwaldt
There are countless flowers lining the downtown streets of Tilden, welcoming visitors to all the festivities as Prairie Days officially kicks off.
Friday’s ground breaking on a three-quarter of a million dollar project in Neligh could have been all about the owners, Craig and Melissa Smith. Instead, the entrepreneurs shifted the spotlight to others - the community.
The Norfolk Area Retired School Personnel group has always adopted and given funds to Norfolk schools. This year, they adopted Neligh-Oakdale.
A fund has been set up to help a 1998 Neligh-Oakdale graduate with medical expenses.
An amazing story of persistence and faith, an Orchard Nebraska man could have given up after his heart transplants were cancelled on the day he should’ve gotten them.
Last week, a veteran requested the City of Neligh consider changing its fireworks policy. This week, a soldier currently on active duty is asking the City Council to stand down.
Get your tickets for the Culpepper and Merriweather Circus, coming to Elgin Tuesday, July 28.
Although Pat Decker isn't one for the spotlight, she is pleased to be the recipient of this year's Tilden Outstanding Citizen Award.
As summer winds down, it's time to start thinking about heading back to school. Antelope County schools are ready for fall classes to begin.
Fireworks discharge may be restricted in the City of Neligh next year, pending a new ordinance.
The Antelope County Fair is right around the corner, planned this year from July 28-August 2.
The curved cement staircase on the campus of Elgin Public School is currently in the process of being replaced, but these are not just ordinary steps to the community.
The Antelope County Food Pantry will be the topic at the final Adult Summer Reading Program at the Neligh Public Library.
Longtime Neligh Rescue members were honored Tuesday night for their service while 30-year member Dennis Schwager was named EMT of the Year.
Bill Dixon was startled awake early Monday morning by a loud crash. He was covered in lath and plaster. The Clearwater man called for his wife who was downstairs, and then called 911.
Can annexation be reversed if the City of Neligh were to have new council members? That's the hot question considering all of Neligh's elected officials have been targeted in a recall attempt due to the recent annexation in Neligh.
The Neligh 12 & Under girls competed in the Class D Fast Pitch State Softball Tournament last weekend in Hastings.
A Neligh author has made her first novel available for purchase on Amazon Kindle.
The Neligh and Clearwater business communities officially welcomed a new face to their economic development efforts.
Sandhills Legion Riders Chapter, based out of Post 172 in Neligh, will host a bike show and cookout on Thursday, July 23, in Riverside Park.
A Clearwater family was abruptly awakened early Monday morning when a tree fell on their home, crashing into a bedroom. Click headline for video and photos.
Click here for photos of Neligh damage
Don't miss all the fun July 24-26 at the Orchard Celebration Days!
A Neligh convenience store is now open 24 hours a day.
Royal celebrated its Q125 with three days of activities. Click the headline for BBQ, time capsule, road rally and tractor show photos.
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An Oakdale man was arrested Friday morning on multiple charges, including drug possession and driving with fictitious plates.
A Norfolk man was cited and released for drug possession and paraphernalia following a traffic stop just east of Neligh early Thursday evening.
A report of two males in Clearwater approaching a juvenile female Thursday was investigated by the Antelope County Sheriff's Department within minutes of the alleged event.
Recall petitions were picked up at the Antelope County Courthouse on Thursday morning and included defense statements from three of the five individuals targeted.
Young drivers and seat belt usage will be the focus of a summer-long initiative by the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP).
The Neligh Juniors' run came to an end Tuesday night at the hands of top-seeded Creighton.
It’s official: Annexation of two areas has been approved and declared for the City of Neligh.
In his first board meeting as Neligh-Oakdale's interim superintendent, Bill Kuester said he anticipates hiring an assistant to help with his duties.
Two Neligh residents were arrested and taken into custody this afternoon, according to the Nebraska State Patrol. Captain Paul Hattan confirmed two arrest warrants were served at 508 W 10th St. in Neligh and two individuals were taken into custody
Interim Superintendent Bill Kuester told Neligh-Oakdale board members during Monday’s meeting that he spoke to the fire marshal that morning and the basement project is now halted for several reasons.
A benefit is planned for Thursday, Aug. 6, in Genoa for the family of Maggie Glenn Turpitt, who was killed in a car accident on July 4th.
Losing a loved one is a frightening experience that everyone will eventually face, but hospice workers are there to ease that journey.
The winners of the 11th annual Antelope County Healthcare Foundation Golf Tournament have been announced.
Kasi Grosserode often balances her love of art and music. This week, the Neligh-Oakdale junior put the two together to paint a mural in the band room.
Of all the lovely places to find oneself on a summer evening, Jennie Paul’s Lillie Patch is perhaps one of the most enchanted spots on Earth. The rural Elgin area native’s flower gardens particularly shine in July, when her hundreds of varieties of daylilies are in full bloom.
Neligh's downtown was on display Thursday afternoon in hopes of receiving grants of nearly $400,000 for downtown revitalization projects.
Two former Antelope County employees filed a complaint last month in U.S. District Court against the county, alleging wrongdoing by both the assessor and clerk, both of whom were elected in November 2014.
At the west edge of Riverside Park in Neligh sits a $3.2 million bio-diesel generation plant used to create what is generally known as green energy. In all reality, its biggest product for the City of Neligh is another type of green - money.
Skip and Alice Cruse had never stopped in Neligh before Saturday, much less even heard of Old Mill Days.
A Neligh teen recently returned from a music tour through seven European countries as she traveled with the Nebraska Ambassadors of Music.
In the spirit of Old Mill Days coming up on Saturday, the Antelope County News challenged US92 to a bathtub race. Click the headline for a video and lots of photos.
A building on Main Street in Neligh won't sit empty long thanks to a combined effort between Seth and Shelby Snodgrass and the City of Neligh.