Yes, Jim Tibken you are in the column and that is a good thing, more on that down the line. I often hear about this kid or that kid getting in trouble or doing something inappropriate - the most recent incident involves a teacher who is a friend. This isn’t about her or the student who chuck…

Wow, it’s been a busy busy couple of weeks. Two of our biggest events of the year took place, the first being the 44th National Old Time Country Music Festival which took place at the Christensen Field House in Fremont, Neb, (Oct. 3-4-5-6) and the second took place as the last concert of the…

On Sept. 19, the ladies of the Women’s Missionary Fellowship of the First Baptist Church in Brayton, met at 6:30 p.m. at the church for their monthly meeting. There were nine ladies and three little gals in attendance for the evening.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Joe Meyer raced for 206 yards and one touchdown, Sam Bartlett hauled in two TD catches and Zach Kreider connected on three field goals to help Simpson football give Nebraska We…

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AUDUBON — The Audubon FFA Chapter received a Gold Rating at the annual District FFA Soils Evaluation Career Development Event held at the Lewis-Armstrong Research Farm in Lewis on Sept. 25. Members of the team included: Braden Wessel, Joey Schramm, Alex Foran and Jill Denny. Their agricultur…

Wow, it’s been a busy busy couple of weeks. Two of our biggest events of the year took place, the first being the 44th National Old Time Country Music Festival which took place at the Christensen Field House in Fremont, Neb, (Oct. 3-4-5-6) and the second took place as the last concert of the…

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ELK HORN - Marne Elk Horn, headquartered in Elk Horn, has agreed to sell a division which provides fixed wireless Internet to customers in and around the Atlantic and rural Exira areas to NISHNANET, LLC, a wireless Internet company based in Atlantic, according to Janell Hansen, Marne Elk Hor…

ATLANTIC – On Saturday, Oct. 19, Atlantic Medical Center along with the McCarthy family will host “Ayzlee’s Family Flu Clinic” from 8-11 a.m. Families and individuals are encouraged to come in to get their annual flu shot during this time. Members of the McCarthy family will be on hand with …

The Nishna Valley Credit Union, 200 Maple St, Atlantic, will be hosting a flu shot clinic on Friday, Oct. 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The shots will be administered by Rex Pharmacy, and the clinic is open to all. Organizers said those planning on getting a shot should bring their insurance card…

Commonly known as ALS, the condition is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, and it is always fatal. The affected motor neurons deteriorate and the brain and spinal cord lose their ability to send signals to muscles, which begin to atrophy. As muscles lose nourishment, those affected lose their ability to speak, move, eat and breathe. The average life expectancy of those afflicted with ALS is two to five years, and there is no cure.

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A white former Fort Worth police officer was being held in jail on a murder charge after shooting a black woman through a window of her home, and the department told a grieving community that investigators would ensure "no stone is left unturned" in the search for answers.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas are set to meet in an historic soccer World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang, but the match has been cast into media darkness in the South, with the North disallowing South Korean reporters and spectators and refusing a live broadcast from Kim Il Sung Stadium.

HONG KONG (AP) — A homemade, remote-controlled bomb intended to "kill or to harm" riot control officers was detonated as they deployed against renewed violence in Hong Kong over the weekend, police said Monday, in a further escalation of destructive street battles gripping the business hub.

My name is Becca Folds and I am writing to you on the subject of not having tissues in the classrooms of Atlantic High School.

“As it is, there are many parts, but one body.”

Teachers and students at Atlantic High School are quickly approaching the end of the first quarter. The progress reports have been sent home, and hopefully, parents/guardians have celebrated their students’ success. Chances are, there have been more celebrations than in years past. This is d…

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.”

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In a last-ditch effort to save spotted owls, federal officials are killing hundreds of barred owls in the hopes they can stave off their spotted cousins' potential extinction. This is the latest installment in the AP series, "What Can Be Saved?" (Oct. 15)