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AYSO soccer sign up for the spring season is underway! The season will run from April 11th through May 16th. Registration must be done online at  Please follow the instructions on the website to get your player signed up.  This year you will not be required to print copies of your registration forms.  Please mail payments to AYSO-Region 629, P.O. Box 267 O’Neill, NE 68763.  If you need assistance with the online process, please contact Amanda Schluns at or 340-9356.  The cost of early registration is $40.  Teams will be formed beginning February 15th, so after that time the registration fee will be $50.  Please sign up early & save!


St. Francis Catholic Church in Neligh will host the annual brunch on Sunday, February 1st from 8 a.m. to 1p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Neligh.  They will be serving pancakes, French toast, sausage, eggs, pie and desserts with coffee, milk or juice.  Contact Kristen Strom 402-887-5437 or Melissa Henery 402-887-1377 with any questions.

53rd Annual Wheeler County Ground Hog Supper will be held Sunday, February 1st (snow date February 2nd) from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Wheeler Central Auditorium in Bartlett.  They will be serving Ground Hog, Potato, Vegetable and a Dessert.  Sponsored by the Bartlett Lions Club.

There will be an 85th Birthday Open House for Helen Kloppenborg on Sunday, February 1st from 2-4 p.m. at the KC Hall in O'Neill.  Please consider this your invitation.

The Boots & Saddle Club will have a meeting on Sunday, February 1 at 7:00 pm at the Holt County Annex in O'Neill.


Atkinson/Stuart Food Pantry will be open Feb 2nd in Atkinson from 2-5 pm at the West Holt Health Ministries building. In Stuart at the Stuart Community Church from 3-430pm. If you are unable to make it at that time please call 402-340-2273 to make arrangements.


The quarterly meeting of the Nebraska Leafy Spurge Working Task Force will be held Thursday, February 5, 2015 at the North Central NE RC&D Office located in Bassett, Nebraska.  The meeting will convene at 12:30 pm.  This meeting is open to the public.  All suggestions and ideas are welcome.


Atkinson's First Annual Polar Plunge will be held on Saturday, February 7th at 1 p.m. at the Atkinson Fire Hall.  A $20 participation fee will be charged if you want a t-shirt and a plunge or $10 if you just want to plunge.  Proceeds will go towards a projection system for the Atkinson Community Center.  You don't have to plunge to donate!  Groups, challenges & individuals are all welcome.  Contact Leo Seger 402-340-0359 or email or Jerry Osborne at 402-340-1182 to register.

The Stuart Community Church School will be having a Valentine Store & 25 cent store on Saturday, February 7th from 10 to 1.  All proceeds will go towards Wednesday night youth missions.


Newport Firemen will hold a Pancake Supper at the Newport Gym on February 8. Serving will begin at 5pm through 7pm. At 6 pm, a 1999 Ford van of the late Gerald Gesierich as well as antiques from the Gesierich family and 2 donated quilts will be auctioned. Early bids on the van may be made by calling Colby Sybrant, 402-760-2132 or Betty Christensen 402-244-5218. Please do not leave a message. ALL PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT A NEWPORT FIRE HALL NEW BUILDING FUND.

There will be a Memorial Service for Tim Williams of Atkinson on Sunday, February 8th at 2 p.m. at the Roundup in Atkinson.


Women of Cancer will meet on Monday, February 9th at 7 p.m. at the Avera St. Anthony's Chemotherapy Room.  Please note the change of date.  Everyone welcome.  For more information call Terry 402-340-0371


The Atkinson Public Library will have Valentine Crafts for Kids from 1 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 10th.  Stop in and check it out.


The Stuart Community Church School will be having a Valentine Store & 25 cent store on February 11th from 4-8 p.m.  All proceeds go towards Wednesday night youth missions.


The Stuart Community Church School will be having a Valentine Store & 25 cent store on Friday, February 13th from 10-1.  There will also be a Bake Sale at the Stuart Community Church on February 13th.  For deliveries call 402-340-2273. They are taking orders for special baked goods.  All proceeds go towards the Wednesday night youth missions.


The O'Neill Eagles Club will have Valentine's Day Dinner on Saturday, February 14th with serving from 6 to 9 p.m.  They will be serving Prime Rib, Ribeye, New York Strip, Hamburger Steak and Shrimp, this includes salad bar, dessert and coffee.  There will be a lighter menu available. No reservations needed.  The public is welcome.

The Stuart Community Church School is having a Valentine Store & a 25 cent store on February 14th from 10 to 1 at the Stuart Community Church.  All proceeds will go towards Wednesday night youth missions.


Monday, February 16th is President's Day!  Come to the Atkinson Public Library and check out a book on your favorite president today!


The Friends of the Library Annual membership is running from February 20th through March 13th.  Become a member of the Atkinson Friends of the Library today!


The Atkinson Public Library Board will meet on Tuesday, February 24th at 5:30 p.m. at the library meeting room.


The Atkinson Public Library's Annual Art Show, featuring work done by area kindergarten through 8th grade students, will be on display at the library through March 23rd.  Stop and view the local talent.


The Atkinson Public Library Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. followed by the Atkinson Friends Annual Membership meeting at 7 p.m. at the library meeting room.  All members are encouraged to attend.

Atkinson Head Start 2015/2016 School Year

The Atkinson Head Start Center is taking applications for the 2015/2016 school year.  Clients must bring copy of income verification documents (most current income tax form, or a year's worth of paycheck stubs etc.) to attach to the completed application form.
Children must be 3-4 years old to be eligible.  Children with disabilities are also encouraged to apply.  It is not necessary for children to be present for the application process.
Your cooperation in coming to the Head Start Center to put in your application will be appreciated.  For more information call the Head Start Staff at 402-925-2058 or stop in at 406 East 2nd Street Monday through Thursday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Head Start is a comprehensive child development program sponsored by Central Nebraska Community Services, Loup City, NE.
Call KBRX at (402) 336-1612