Published On: Wed, Nov 18th, 2015

Cedar County News Public Notices 11.18.15


The Cedar County Board of Commissioners will meet at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, in the Commissioners’ Room in the Cedar County Courthouse.

Agenda is available in the County Clerk’s office.







November 10, 2015

The Cedar County Commissioners met in the Boardroom of the Cedar County Courthouse at 8:30 am and the meeting was called to order as advertised, with Jerry Wiese, David McGregor and Terry Pinkelman answering roll call. Also present County Clerk David Dowling. Chairman Pinkelman stated the open meetings laws are posted on the wall for public inspection.

Motion was made by Pinkelman and seconded by Wiese to approve the agenda. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote. Motion was made by Pinkelman and seconded by Wiese to approve the minutes from the last meeting. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote. 

Dave Sudbeck reported on some zoning issues that he has going on at this time. Sudbeck reported on a meeting he attended in Kearney. Sudbeck then stated he has a meeting scheduled for the 23rd of November for zoning permits. 

Road Supt., Carla Schmidt presented an underground permit for district two review and approval. Kirkham and Michael engineering firm presented a plan for a couple box culvert projects in district two. After reviewing the plan district two commissioner stated he would like them to start the process getting the needed permits for the project. Jerry Wiese signed the contract agreement. 

Monthly fee reports from the Clerk of District Court and County Sheriff were reviewed as presented by the office holders.

The board reviewed a list of distress warrants from the county treasurer and also a list of the current pledged securities for the county.

Kevin Garvin met to discuss an educational workshop to be held in Norfolk at the Lifelong Learning Center. This will hopefully answer all questions regarding interlocal agreements that need to be approved and signed. The agreements are for the creation of government’s board and another for counties to join the system. The system is a public safety system statewide for 911 and communications statewide.

Judd Allen from NACO met with the board to discuss NACO benefits that are available to the counties.  

With no further business or agenda items the following claims were approved for payment and the meeting was declared adjourned by chairman Pinkelman.

GENERAL FUND: Total Salaries 129,528.61; Aflac 1,102.92; Blue Cross-Blue Shield 41,488.80; IRS 11,761.31; Social Security, 19,414.50; First Concord Benefits Group LLC 1,600.01; Lincoln National Life Ins. 655.47; Mass Mutual 1,770.00; Nationwide Retirement Solutions 50.00; Nebraska Child Support Payment Center 300.00; Nebraska Dept. of Revenue 4,088.71; Retirement Plans Div. of Ameritas 14,524.91; Washington Natl. Insurance Co. 57.75; Advanced Correctional Healthcare 12.65; Avera Medical Group 135.00; Leroy Beste 800.00; Cedar County Ag Society 1,084.03; Cedar County Clerk of Dist. Court 408.64; Cedar County Court 66.00; Cedar County Historical Society 13,000.00; Cedar County Sheriff 54.50; Cedar-Knox Public Power District 230.04; Charles W. Campbell PC 2,381.57; Chad Claussen 456.95; Crofton Journal 30.00; D & J Variety 92.88; Des Moines Stamp Mfg. Co. Inc. 221.20; David Dowling 207.00; Becky Dresden 72.38; Eakes Office Solutions 1,082.27; Farmers Union Gas & Oil 107.17; Feld Fire 81.61; Floor Maintenance and Supply 164.61; Food Town 751.58; Kevin Garvin 575.56; Great American Leasing Corp 77.00; Craig A. Hansen 251.68; Hartelco 2,238.34; Hartington Public Library 6,000.00; Nebraska Health & Human Services 180.00; Duane Heithold 12.08; George L. Hirschbach 650.67; Hometown Leasing 567.33; Jeffrey L. Hrouda 3,663.42; Jim Jansen 309.50; Kaiser Heating and Cooling 328.50; Ken’s Market 254.29; David D. Knoff 3,500.00; David Koch 130.00; Kruse True Value 152.10; Laurel Public Library 3,000.00; LEAF 332.04; Mary Leise 72.38; Leiting Auto Supply 331.52; Lynn Peavey Company 72.00; Madison County Court 3.25; Mail Finance 567.00; Maximus, Inc. 600.00; MIPS Inc. 2,762.78; NACO 1,440.00; National Notary Association 154.00; Nebr. Assoc. of County Clerks 50.00; Nebr. County Attorneys Assoc. 50.00; Nebr. Real Property Appraiser Board 320.00; Nebraska Public Power Dist. 2,430.73; NIRMA 50.00; Northeast Nebraska News Company 750.09; Office Depot 176.98; P.O.A.N. 64.00; Peitz GMC Service Inc. 262.82; Pepsi Cola of Norfolk 104.23; Presto X 45.89; Quill Corp. 137.24; Ramada Inn 306.00; Randolph Public Library 6,000.00; Roger Schwartz 12.00; Security Shredding Services 70.00; Sioux City Winsupply 236.22; Joseph M. Smith 240.00; State of Nebr AS Central Services 448.00; State of Nebr AS Central Services 106.00; Mary Lou Steffen 278.02; Jackie Steffen 176.31; Talley 2,056.41; John Thomas 685.20; Thurston County 31.41; Gene Twiford 24.15; US Bank 53.24; United States Postal Service-Hasler 10,000.00; US Cellular 292.69; Marlin Vanslyke 27.60; Verizon Wireless 40.01; Voyager Fleet Systems Inc. 1,672.86; Voyager Fleet Systems Inc. 125.85; Wayne County Sheriff 18.50; Western Office 67.51; Janet Wiechelman 86.01; Ron Wieseler 1,300.00; Wingate by Wyndham 1,091.40.

ROAD FUND: Total Salaries 67,981.86; Aflac 559.13; IRS 5,726.57; Social Security 10,310.86; BCBS 

26,020.44; First Concord Benefits Group LLC 75.00; Mass Mutual 20.00; Nationwide Retirement Solutions 50.00; Nebraska Dept. of Revenue 2,023.54; Retirement Plans Div. of Ameritas 7,535.45; Washington Natl Insurance Co 49.40; A & R Construction 70,814.56; Appeara 125.74; Avera Medical Group 175.00; B’s Enterprises Inc. 29,630.00; Backus Sand & Gravel 309.12; Berner’s Service 164.48; Bomgaars 80.28; Carhart Lumber Co. 16.15; Carlson Home & Auto 421.08; Cedar County Auto Parts Inc. 215.66; Cedar-Knox Public Power District 40.68; Cedar-Knox Rural Water Project 31.65; Century Link 106.36; City of Laurel 69.83; Coleridge Welding Inc. 565.45; D & J Variety 9.25; Dinkels 7,000.00; Farmers Union Gas & Oil 6,048.94; Filter Care of Nebr. 196.90; Fischer Feed & Supply 196.00; Folkers Bros Garage 101.60; Gill Hauling Inc. 15.50; Great Plains Communications Inc. 160.61; Grossenburg Implement 2,486.86; Hansen Brothers Parts & Service 36.19; Hartelco 220.93; Hefner Oil & Feed Co. 6,309.84; Kayton International Inc. 363.36; Kellen & Streit Inc. 13,093.60; Kessler Repair 64.27; Kimball Midwest 66.94; Kirkham Michael 4,100.00; Jerome Kuehn 11.00; Laurel Feed & Grain Co. 500.00; Laurel True Value 53.98; Leiting Auto Supply 113.80; Mainelli Wagner & Associates 11,545.21; Medical Enterprises Inc. 93.00; Menfords Hardware & Farm Store 464.02; Nebraska Public Power Dist. 143.04; NMC Exchange LLC 130.42; NMC Exchange LLC 1,400.26; Northeast Glass 846.00; Northeast Nebr. Telephone Co. 120.18; Kirk Olsen 57.50; Pomp’s Tire Service Inc. 228.40; Randolph Farm Supply 3,598.00; Rath’s Mini Mart 231.01; RDO Truck Center Co. 1,446.59; Rees Mack Sales & Service 44.29; Riverview Sand and Gravel 4,279.20; Carla Schmidt 118.79; Signature Sewer Pumping 350.00; Source Gas 27.27; Spencer Quarries Inc. 1,470.97; Stern Oil Co. Inc. 12,277.20; Sweetman Construction 4,882.65; Tim Arens Construction 650.00; Top Crop Inc. 881.48; Topkote Inc. 2,300.00; Urwiler Oil & Fertilizer 1,829.06; US Cellular 214.91; Village of Wynot 82.90; Voyager Fleet Systems Inc. 316.17; Wattier True Value 61.99; Wynot Oil Company 5,439.66.

BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION & REPAIR FUND: A & R Construction 117,680.13; Christensen Bros. Inc. 88,256.17.

CEDAR COUNTY TRANSIT FUND: Avera Medical Group 107.00; Carol Bruning 900.00; City of Hartington 400.00; Farmers Union Gas & Oil 1,081.95; Hartelco 77.49; Karen Lammers 660.00; Mary Rose Pinkelman 2,000.00; US Cellular 46.24; Claudet Wege 240.00.

HOMELAND SECURITY FUND: Electronic Engineering 5,313.95; JEO Consulting Group Inc. 4,745.25; Lincoln Airport Authority 284.00.

E 911 WIRELESS FUND: Century Link 271.70; Hartelco 524.83.

ENHANCED 911 FUND: Century Link 152.83; Eastern Nebraska Telephone 167.08; Electronic Engineering 765.00; Great Plains Communications Inc. 107.72; Hartelco 494.82; Laacke & Joys Co. 84.26; Leiting Auto Supply 229.30; Northeast Nebr. Telephone Co. 881.42.


Board Chairman, Terry Pinkelman 


County Clerk, David Dowling







October 26, 2015

On October 26, 2015 the Hartington City Council met for their regular meeting at the city hall beginning at 7:00 P.M. Notice of time and place of the meeting was given in the advance notice by posting. Notice of time and place of the meeting was communicated in the advance notice to the mayor and council.

Present were Mayor Peitz; Councilpersons Addison, Kruse, Christensen, and Bartling; and City Clerk ~ Treasurer Lenzen. Absent was Legal Adviser Pier.

Mayor Peitz called the meeting to order followed by all present reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. He announced that the open meeting law poster was on the back wall of the council room and reminded all to silence their cell phones.

A motion to approve the minutes of the October 14, 2015 meeting was made by Christensen and seconded by Bartling. A roll call vote was taken. Christensen – yes, Bartling – yes, Addison – yes, and Kruse – yes. Motion carried.

One truck bid was received from Peitz GMC for a 2007 Freightliner MC 106 cab and chassis. The bid was in the amount of $51,250.00. A motion to accept the bid and purchase the truck was made by Addison and seconded by Christensen. A roll call vote was taken. Addison – yes, Christensen – yes, Bartling – yes, and Kruse – yes. Motion carried.

The following department reports were given.

PARK/POOL – Councilwoman Addison: None

COMPLEX/AUDITORIUM – Councilman Kruse: None

FIRE/AMBULANCE – Councilman Christensen: None

GENERAL – Mayor Peitz: Asked for a volunteer to meet with himself and Peg Anderson to review the renewal of the EMC insurance package.

There were no public comments.

The following bills were presented for payment.

GENERAL: Aflac 544.68, Bomgaars 69.16, Floral Design 41.54, Fremont National Bank and Trust – Bond payment 69,310.00, Kennedy, Pier, Knoff and Loftis 400.00, Keep NE Beautiful 50.00, Northern Lights Display 7,729.00, and Ohio National 585.18.

STREETS: Bomgaars 81.95, Gerhold Concrete 262.50, and Source Gas 96.98.

WATER: Cedar Knox Public Power 1,217.73, Central Community College 110.00, Hartington Shopper 411.33, and Miller Painting 1,575.00.

SEWER: Bomgaars 24.96, Hartington Shopper 62.54, Mike’s Electric 1,104.60, Midwest Lab 1,950.00, and Source Gas 61.32.

SANITATION: Hartington Shopper 62.53.

FIRE: Foremost Promotions 479.42, Rural Fire Board 186.00, Source Gas 15.11

AMBULANCE: JJ Benji 31.45, and Source Gas 15.11.

RECREATION: Hartington Newcastle Public School 105.00.

POOL: Source Gas 27.27.

PARKS: Bomgaars 59.95, NE Statewide Arboretum 100.00, and Tri State Turf 17.35.

COMPLEX: Bomgaars 6.99.

LIBRARY: Ingram 473.29, Maintenance Engineering 274.26, Michael Fredricks 22.00, Midwest Tape 246.04, and Source Gas 28.27.

CITY HALL: Premier Lawn 114.50, and Source Gas 36.57.

AUDITORIUM: DSN 375.00 and Source Gas 146.34.

Transfer Station: Bomgaars 64.93, Cedar Knox Public Power 113.11, and Mike’s Electric 140.00.

A motion to pay the bills was made by Addison and seconded by Kruse. A roll call vote was taken. Addison – yes, Kruse – yes, Bartling – yes, and Christensen – yes. Motion carried.

A motion to adjourn was made by Addison and seconded by Kruse. A roll call vote was taken. Addison – yes, Kruse – yes, Christensen – yes, and Bartling – yes. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 7:50 P.M. The next scheduled meeting is for November 9, 2015.

Respectfully submitted,

Crystal Lenzen

City Clerk ~ Treasurer






October 12, 2015

The Regular Meeting of the Chairman and Board of Trustees of the Village of St. Helena, Nebraska, was held on October 12, 2015 at 6:30 PM. at the St. Helena Village Hall. Notice of the meeting was given in advance by posting in three public places within the Village of St. Helena.

Present were Chairman Victor Paltz, Trustees Jody Albrecht, Loren Bender and Clerk Paula Pinkelman. Clair Wieseler and Audrey Pinkelman were absent.

Minutes of the September 14, 2015 meeting were read and approved with a motion by Jody Albrecht and seconded by Loren Bender with all in favor.

A motion was made by Loren Bender and seconded by Victor Paltz to approve the financial report as read with all in favor.

The following claims were submitted for payment for the month of October: 

General Fund: St. Helena Store $203.82, Cedar-Knox PPD $271.32, Northeast Nebraska News Co. $146.72, One Call Concepts, Inc. $3.00, EMC Insurance Companies $499.06, Paula Pinkelman $323.22, Clair Wieseler $482.30, Victor Paltz $157.61, Nicholas Paltz $24.24, Zachary Paltz $15.04, United States Treasury $252.40. 

Water Fund: Cedar-Knox PPD $102.98, Victor Paltz $16.56. 

Sewer Fund: Village of Wynot $800.00, Cedar-Knox PPD $15.50, Nebraska Department of Revenue $122.75, Victor Paltz $12.04.

A motion was made by Loren Bender and seconded by Jody Albrecht to pay the bills for this month with all in favor.

Cedar Knox Rural Water has an all-materials locator available for sale. Victor Paltz will contact them to see if the item is still available and if they will demonstrate it to see how it works and if it is something that would work for the Village of St. Helena.

The influent pipe at the lagoon in plugged. Victor Paltz will make an appointment to get the sewer lines jet cleaned.

Different heating options for the Post Office were discussed. The board members will research prices. There will be more discussion at the next meeting. It was decided to not sign a contract for propane for the upcoming winter season.

The next meeting will be November 9, 2015 at 6:30 P.M. With no further business to discuss Loren Bender made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:45 P.M. and Jody Albrecht seconded the motion, with all in favor.





Board Meeting


November 9, 2015

Motion by Kathol, seconded by Gotch, for the Board of Education to legally convene for the regular November 9, 2015 board meeting at 6:30 p.m.  Members present:  Jason Dendinger, Dana Rosener, Brenda Steiner, Dale Blatchford, Bryan Gotch, Gerri Jueden, Colin Kathol, Doug Miller.  Absent:  Ron Pearson.  Others present:  Superintendent Johnson, High School Principal Uldrich, Elementary Principal Edwards, Business Manager Tina Opfer.   

Notice of meeting was given by publication in the Cedar County News on November 4, 2015, and the Board of Education acknowledged by receipt and agenda.  Publication and notice indicated the meeting place, date and time.

President Dendinger called the regular November 9, 2015 Board Meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.

President Dendinger informed all present of the Open Meetings Law and pointed out the copy of the Open Meetings Law Chapter 84 Article 14 poster on the Board Room wall.

Motion by Kathol, seconded by Miller, to approve the consent agenda that includes items #2, October 12, 2015 board meeting minutes, October 26, 2015 board workshop minutes, #3 Report on School Finances, #4 Approval of Bills (including those covered by the provisions of LB 734), and #5 Recognition of Visitors.  Members voting aye:  Jueden, Miller, Steiner, Kathol, Blatchford, Gotch, Rosener, Dendinger.  Members voting nay:  none.  Absent:  Pearson.  Carried:

8-0-1 absent.

Brandi Alexander, 5.07; Doyle Anderson, 100; Susan Anderson, 559.15; Appeara, 426.13; Bloomfield Medical Clinic, 150; Bomgaars, 303.15; BP Business Solutions, 162.15; Sue Broderson, 9.99; Burnell’s Foodtown, Inc, 175.42; Butch’s Propane, Inc., 128.94; Campbell Supply, 39.64; Cardmember Service, 1088.62; Carhart Lumber Co., 158.76; Century Business Products, 4624.33; Chase Pest Service, 35; City of Hartington, 107.5; Donna Davey, 18.91; Discount School Supply, 1964.85; DJ Software Specialties, 440; ESU #1, 78838.73; Farmers Union Co-op Gas & Oil, 984.66; Folkers Brothers Garage Inc, 1264.3; Jason Folkers, 32.2; Four Seasons Fabric, 1298; Jackie Freeman, 156.83; Gill Hauling, Inc., 129.8; The Glass Edge, Inc., 111.8; Graham Tire Sioux City, 801.68; Harris School Solutions, 3849.39; Hartelco, 576.99; Holiday Inn Downtown, 436; Holy Trinity School, 250; Houghton Mifflin, 137.36; HNPS School Food Fund, 228.47; Jerrys Service, 1093.44; J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc., 622.63; Keith’s Package Liquor, 649.85; Sharon Lammers, 199.96; Laurel-Concord-Colerige Public Schools, 11500; Marron Service, 989.21; Matheson Trigas, 75.2; Mike’s Band Instrument Repair, 528.97; NASB, 1175; NCSA, 1713; NCS Pearson, Inc, 3226.25; Nebraska Link, 1897.63; Northeast Nebraska News Company, 181.03; Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company, 1282.51; Northeast Nebraska Public Power District, 3068.52; Laura Noecker, 88.4; NPPD, 3692.47; Olson’s Pest Technicians, 80; Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, 100; Tina Opfer, 51.75; Partners Participation, 108; Payflex, 108.9; Pearson Motor Co, 119.76; Peitz Service, Inc., 5331.07; PESI, Inc, 58.93; Renee Pfister, 17.25; Plumbing & Electric, 15.9; Michael J. Pommer, CPA, 5600; Quality Power & Control Electric LLC, 302.5; Quill Corporation, 94.9; Really Good Stuff Inc, 20.87; School Specialty, Inc., 266.63; Share Corporation, 744.36; Sourcegas, 539.72; Wendy Sudbeck, 65.99; Supplyworks, 309.17; Supreme School Supply Co., 39.59; Tri-State Turf & Irrigation, 434.5; Tri-State Communications, Inc., 724.5; U.S. Cellular, 83.34; Vermillion Ace Hardware, 25.98; Kevin Whelchel, 50.03; Beth Wood, 83.09; 

Motion by Blatchford, seconded by Jueden, to allow memberships offered to the public to use the Newcastle site weight room and gym.  Members voting aye:  Kathol, Blatchford, Rosener, Gotch, Steiner, Miller, Jueden, Dendinger.  Members voting nay:  none.  Absent:  Pearson.  Carried:  8-0-1 absent.

Motion by Miller, seconded by Gotch, to approve the school audit.  Members voting aye:  Miller, Steiner, Gotch, Rosener, Blatchford, Kathol, Jueden, Dendinger.  Members voting nay:  none.  Absent:  Pearson.  Carried:  8-0-1 absent.

Next meeting Monday, December 14th at 5:30 p.m.

Motion by Gotch, seconded by Jueden, to adjourn at 7:27 p.m.  Members voting aye:  Kathol, Jueden, Blatchford, Miller, Rosener, Gotch, Steiner, Dendinger.  Members voting nay:  none.  Absent:  Pearson.  Carried:  8-0-1 absent.

Brenda Steiner, Secretary






November 11, 2015

A regular meeting of the Board of Education, Wynot Public Schools, Dist. 101, was called to order by the President, Neal Hochstein, on November 11, 2015 at 6:32 P.M. The public was advised a copy of the Open Meetings Act was available on the table in the Board Room at Wynot Public Schools and that the meeting was properly posted at the following places; Cedar Security Bank lobby in Wynot, Wynot Public School front entrance, and United State Post Office in Wynot. The meeting began with the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll call showed the following board members present: Neal Hochstein, Dean Heine, Laurie Schulte, Kenny Wieseler, Alison Lange and Danny Wieseler. Also present were Superintendent Jeffrey Messersmith and Business Manager Nancy Sydow.

Motion by D. Wieseler and seconded by A. Lange to certify the meeting was properly advertised and adopt the agenda. Carried 6-0

The Superintendent’s, Principal’s and Board Committee reports were presented.

Motion by A. Lange and seconded by D. Heine to approve the Consent Agenda, items including minutes of the October 19, 2015 regular school board meeting; the Treasurer’s Report; the General Fund bills in the amount of $202,088.72 which includes payroll, the School Food Fund bills in the amount of $12,462.85 which includes payroll, the Depreciation Fund in the amount of $2,509.89, and the Cooperative Fund in the amount of $5,781.00. Carried 6-0

GENERAL FUND: AdvancEd $340.00; Airgas $59.80; Barb Ament $115.00; SupplyWorks $967.59; Appeara $80.32; Art Kathol Appliance $96.80, Avera $300.00; Barone $388.92; BVH Architects $137.03; Carhart Lumber $10.75; CCNews $44.88; Chase $910.39; Chesterman’s $35.00; CKPPD $1,940.25; ESU #1 $14,422.69; ESU Coord. Council $100.00; Floral Designs $53.00; Foodtown $11.54; Fordyce Coop $11.47; Gerald Asplin $147.00; Hansen Repair $1,052.80; Harris $636.04; Hefner Oil $25.00; R. Higgins $7.50; A. Hochstein $20.00; Ashley Hochstein $34.50; Deb Kruse $129.99; Kruse Hardware $7.49; Ed Lange $28.75; Leaf $246.00; MARCO Inc. $246.00; MARCO2 Inc. $786.15; Menford Hardware $69.26; J. Messersmith $323.76; Carrie Meyer $90.85; NASB $543.00; PayFlex $100.00; Pearson Motor Co. $3,612.90; Pietz GMC $35.52; Perma-Bound $51.85; Ray’s Midbell $426.03; Resource for Educators $436.00; Rolfes Mowing Service $80.00; School Tech Supply $99.99; Nancy Sydow $316.70; TriState Comm. $322.00; Village of Wynot $339.38; Walmart $62.43; WPS-Petty Cash Fund $18.00; WPS-School Food $2,124.83; Wynot Oil $2,124.83; 

DEPRECIATION FUND: Cedar Security Bank $716.56; DSFS, USA LLC. $1,793.33. 

COOPERATIVE FUND: WPS-General Fund $5,781.00

Agenda items discussed with no official action taken were: 

NASB Policy Update Chapters 7-10

Negotiations & Insurance Rate Update

2nd Semester Staffing Options

Motion by D. Wieseler and seconded by L. Schulte to approve the NASB Board Policies-Chapters 7-10 with changes. Carried 6-0

Motion by D. Heine and seconded by K. Wieseler to approve changes to the Homeless Policy 503.09. Carried 6-0

Motion by L. Schulte and seconded by D. Wieseler to approve the transfer to Depreciation Fund 

From the General Fund for the 2015 Collins Bus purchase in July 2015, as recommended by Dana F. Cole & Company. Carried 6-0

Motion by L. Schulte and seconded by A. Lange to approve the 2015-16 Technology Plan as presented. Carried 6-0

Motion by A. Lange and seconded by L. Schulte to approve Dean Heine as signee for any staff contract where we have a conflict. Carried 6-0

President, Neal Hochstein, adjourned the meeting at 9:20 P.M.

The next regular board meeting has been set for December 17, 2015 at 8:00 P.M.

Respectfully submitted,

Kenny Wieseler, Secretary





A vacancy exists for the Northeast Community College Board of Governors At-Large position, which consists of Antelope, Boyd, Brown, Burt, Cedar, Cuming, Dakota, Dixon, Garfield, Holt, Keya Paha, Knox, Madison, Pierce, Rock, Stanton, Wayne, Wheeler, Thurston, and the precincts of North Oakland, South Oakland, Ashland, North Branch, Shell Creek, and Midland in Boone County as such precincts existed on July 1, 1975. 

A committee of the Northeast Board will receive and evaluate applications, select and conduct interviews, and make a recommendation to the full Board to fill the position for the balance of the term, which expires in December 2016. To be eligible, the candidate must be a registered voter, a resident of one of the above named counties or county precincts for at least six months, and cannot be a member of another board relating to education or another high elective office pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. §32-604.

Persons who wish to apply for this position may obtain information from the Northeast Community College website at Completed application forms must be submitted to, and received by Diane Reikofski, board recording secretary, by the end of the day on December 16, 2015. Forms may be submitted online, or applicants may print out the form, complete it and mail it to Reikofski at 801 East Benjamin Avenue, P.O. Box 469, Norfolk, NE 68702. 

Persons with questions related to this process are asked to contact a current member of the Board of Governors or the administrative offices at (402) 844-7055.

Gene L. Willers, 


Board of Governors

Northeast Community 







In the Matter of the Estate of Frank J. Potts, Jr., Deceased

Case No. PRE15-30

Notice is hereby given that on the 4th day of November, 2015, in the County Court of Cedar County, Nebraska, Theresa A. Biermann, whose address is 84688 580th Ave., Wisner, Nebraska 68791, was appointed by the Court as Personal Representative of the Estate. Creditors of this Estate must file their claims with this Court on or before the 11th day of January, 2016 or be forever barred.

Diane L. Sudbeck

Clerk of the County Court

Thomas B. Donner

Attorney at Law, #16822

137 S. Main St., Suite 2

West Point, Nebraska 68788









You are hereby notified that Credit Bureau Services, Inc., a corporation, filed its complaint in the County Court of CEDAR County, Nebraska on 06/19/2015 on Case Number CI15-87, the object and prayer of which is to recover the sum of $192.00, plus interest, attorney fees and court costs. You are required to answer the complaint of the Plaintiff on or before 12/25/2015 or the allegations in said complaint will be taken as true and judgment entered accordingly.




By: A.M. Barron, #23818

Its Attorney

P.O. Box 597

525 N. “D” St.

Fremont, NE 68026







Estate of LAURA I. KRAMER, a/k/a ISABELLE KRAMER, Deceased 

Estate No. PRE 15-11

Notice is hereby given that a final account and report of administration, and a Petition for complete settlement and determination of inheritance tax have been filed and are set for hearing in the County Court of Cedar County, Nebraska located at Hartington, Nebraska, on the 9th day of December, 2015, at or after 2:00 p.m.

TIMOTHY N. KUCHTA, Personal Representative, 


P.O. Box 697

Hartington, NE 68739

(402) 254-3292

Scott A. Gray #20706

Brogan Gray, P.C., L.L.O.

110 N. 16th St., Suite 22

Norfolk, NE 68701

(402) 644-7242