Raffle is planned for early basketball games

RANDOLPH – In conjunction with the state-wide “Beef in Schools” program, livestock producers in the Randolph area have organized to increase the offering of locally raised beef and pork in school lunches. To date, an entire steer and a hog have been donated to the school with more promised for the future. Donating only young […]

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Wind energy hearing draws large crowd

PIERCE — Outside of a 15-minute presentation at the beginning of a public hearing on Thursday, Nov. 2, Pierce County Commissioners heard virtually no one from the public speak in support of allowing wind turbines in the county or the proposed amendments to Pierce County zoning regulations covering wind energy. More than 100 people filled […]

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Area hog facility will aid area School District

RANDOLPH — Valuation of a new hog facility will give a big boast to the Randolph School District. Construction of a close to ten-million dollar three-barn hog facility is underway and expected to be completed by April 1 of next year. The 5,200 head breed-and-wean hog operation named the “Sholes Piggery” is located approximately seven […]

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First Nebraska death is reported this flu season

Lincoln – The first flu-related death this season was reported to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. It was an adult over 65 in the Southeast District Health Department area (Johnson, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee and Richardson counties). “Sadly an influenza-related death underscores the potential seriousness of the disease and the importance of vaccination […]

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City Council discusses roads, flood plain project

RANDOLPH — Randolph City Council members talked about street project improvements, discussed options for increasing the city sales tax, and placed their approval on a Flood Plain Development Permit during the Nov. 1, Randolph City Council meeting. Jonathan Marburger, JEO Consulting, spoke to Council about setting up the One and Six Year Plan for Randolph. […]

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Randolph Police Chief has busy month

RANDOLPH — October was a busy month for Randolph Police Chief Pat Ellers. Ellers dealt with a burglary and worked on a child abuse investigation during October. He also helped clean up property on Hughson Street. “We had a burglary in the city of Randolph,” Eller said. “The ATV at the Golf Course was ripped […]

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Randolph Police Chief has busy month

RANDOLPH — October was a busy month for Randolph Police Chief Pat Ellers. Ellers dealt with a burglary and worked on a child abuse investigation during October. He also helped clean up property on Hughson Street. “We had a burglary in the city of Randolph,” Eller said. “The ATV at the Golf Course was ripped […]

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One community project nears completion; another begins

RANDOLPH — The Open House that was recently held for the Cardinal Learning Center was a success. The Learning Center, which is non-profit, will provide safe, affordable, high quality and reliable child care for all young children in Randolph and the surrounding area. Josh Rayford, Chairman of the Randolph Area Foundation, was happy with the […]

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Coach Osborne shares stories, promotes TeamMates

RANDOLPH — Former Nebraska Cornhusker football coach Tom Osborne gave an inspirational talk here Friday. Osborne visited the school Friday to help promote the TeamMates program. He and his wife, Nancy, started the youth mentoring program in 1991. The group, that gathered to hear one of Nebraska’s favorite football coaches speak, loved the stories he […]

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Korth earns runner-up honors at national corn husking contest

RANDOLPH — It is hard to give up something you enjoy doing – especially if you have been competing in Hand Cornhusking competitions for the last six years. Paul Korth, a Randolph area resident, brought home runner-up honors and an engraved plaque from the National Cornhusking Contest held in Marshall, Missouri on Sat., Oct. 21. […]

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