Bald Eagle shot
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is seeking information on a bald eagle that was illegally shot recently near Verdigre in northeast Nebraska. The adult eagle was found dead approximately 1½ miles southwest of Verdigre. It was reported on Tuesday, January 21st and on the following day it was confirmed to have been shot.
Knox County Development
Agency seeks ideas
Matt Cerny, Knox Co. Development Agency Director, is looking for some great ideas! The agency will begin their annual strategic planning soon and are looking for some innovative ideas.
FFA Farm & Home Show
Saturday, Jan. 18
The Verdigre FFA Alumni is sponsoring its annual Farm & Home Show on Saturday, January 18. Hourly drawings will be held during the show from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
McClellans take first place in
Christmas lighting contest
It wasn’t an easy choice, but the Verdigre Improvement Club went through their list and checked it twice to find out whose Christmas lights were festive and nice.
Verdigre Vánoce is
Saturday, Dec. 7!
Come all ye merry gentlemen and women to the Third Annual Verdigre Vánoce celebration! With the Christmas decorations up (thanks to the NCPPD crew and village employee Willie Bonasek) and the town’s Christmas tree up and being decorated (thanks to Marvin Soucek, Loren McCormick and others filled with Christmas cheer), our little village is settling into the warmth of the season.
Veterans honored at
It’s a great privilege to be able to recognize and honor our military each Veteran’s Day – thanks to the Verdigre American Legion Post 259 and the Senior Government Class and Mrs. Regina Paesl. The former military men and women show up with great pride and love for their country, no matter what age.
Successful Work & Pie
Auction for FFA
Roughly 44 workers and many delicious pies were auctioned off at the annual Verdigre FFA Work & Pie Auction Thursday, November 7.
Mark Pischel honored at
press box dedication
Friends, family and fans of the Voice of Verdigre, Roving Reporter, Mayor of Pischelville, family man, doting father, loving husband and loyal friend – the late Mark Pischel – gathered to honor him at the Friday, October 11, 2013, football game played in Verdigre against Neligh-Oakdale.
Students get fired
up for reading
The Verdigre Public School and the Verdigre Volunteer Fire Department got together Tuesday, October 8, to get “Fired Up for Reading.”
Young Artists Show
now open in Tyndall
Ninety-one art entries were received for the “SAFARI ADVENTURE” Young Artists Show now on exhibit at the Art & Antique Gallery in Tyndall, S.D. Schools represented are Verdigre Public, Niobrara Public, Yankton Sacred Heart, Bon Homme and Wagner.
Verdigre Police investigation
concludes with felony arrest
Ongoing Verdigre Police Department investigations proved fruitful, leading to two search warrants served and an arrest made October 2, 2013. Officers from the Verdigre Police Department, Knox County Sheriff’s Office and the SNARE Drug Task Force executed the search warrants and seized several items, including controlled substances packaged for resale.
Governor Heineman cuts ribbon
on CVA’s Royal facility
Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman, Senator Kate Sullivan, Senator Jim Scheer and numerous Central Valley Ag employees and top brass were on hand to cut the ribbon at the new CVA location near Royal, Nebraska, Thursday, September 5.