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County Board of Supervisors raises Clerk’s salary

On December 26, the Merrick County Board of Supervisors set the salary schedule for elected County officials, a schedule according to which those officials—such...

Research key to life: Visiting scientist talks to CCHS science classes about importance of...

One of the hallmarks of science education at Central City High School over the past few years has been a quality comprehensive research program...

Library offers education

There was a day when your local library—at the school or down on the town square—seemed all about books and periodicals and Douay Decimals...

Toukan earns best finish yet

Team USA dominated the podium at the North American Cup skeleton tour finale in Lake Placid, New York. At the top of the medals platform...

Surveys need response

Two surveys sponsored in conjunction with the Central City office of Economic Development continue in operation for the next couple of weeks, and economic...
Bob Jensen

Shared football misery

Maybe it’s because I’m a glass-half-empty sort of guy but when I sit here in my palatial first-story suite in the ol’ R-N building...
Shawn McDiffett

Central City Public Schools: Shawn McDiffett, High School Principal

The second semester of the school year for high school students and staff is a very busy time and can be somewhat stressful.  Seniors...
Citizens Bank and Trust Donation

Citizens Bank Donation

Citizens Bank and Trust recently donated $500.00 to the general fund of the Central City Library. Receiving the check on behalf of the library...
Jeff Hower

I’m Just Sayin’

Talk about a bad day. A bad two months, really, but it all came to a bitter culmination on one really, really bad day: January...
Traci Deichmann

A note from….of Traci Dieckmann, DO

Flu season is here….and it is turning out to be a rough one. Influenza symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body...