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Candidates file for 2018 election

As Nebraska’s May 15 top two state Senate primary election draws near and candidates line up to vie for election to local office, the...

Dahlke new plant mgr. at Green Plains

Over the river and through the woods, the semi trucks continue to roll in to the yard at Green Plains Central City. And overseeing it...

City Council hires Mikael McCann for full-time job

As part of a strategy to prepare for the day when a large number of retirements by staff members from the various city departments...

McIlnay’s legacy continues

Walk in the door at Central City’s hometown McIlnay & Co. warehouse, and you step back in time in more ways than one. The building...

Nebraska State Patrol Offers Civilian Active Shooter Training

The Valentine’s Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, is just the most recent instance of the horrific genre of...

Fam. Literacy Night set for Thurs, March 1

There are few things more important or impactful for a child’s academic development than a reading-rich environment. On Thursday, March 1, from 6:00 p.m. to...

A note from… Jacey Schwarz, RN

Best Exercises for Your Heart Experts recommend at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise each week.  You can spread those minutes out in any matter...
Jeff Hower

I’m Just Sayin’

February 22, anniversary of an incredible number of historical firsts. No, really. I was seriously impressed when I took a moment to look back over...

Legislative Update

Often people think the Legislature only deals with taxes and spending. We do devote a lot of our time to that but we also...

Letter to the Editor: Questions about funding County offices

Editor: Often attending Merrick County Board meetings, I find it interesting how funding requests are met. In 2012 there were 12 total employees in the...