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By Coach Jeff Kraus “The West Holt Cross Country teams had a perfect day to run last Friday at the Boyd County Invite held at the Butte country club. It is not often that...
By Lorraine Lieswald,Atkinson Graphic reporter Hilja Haase's nine months as an exchange student at West Holt Public Schools is not for a book learning experience but to...
West Holt Public Schools will be having Homecoming Week beginning on Sunday, September 20. The Dress-up days will be as follows: Monday, the 21st - Teacher In-service - No...
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West Holt Medical Services has announced the addition of Samantha L. Sholes, M.D. to their Primary Care Clinic team, effective September 1. Dr. Sholes is a 2009 graduate of...
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On Tuesday, September 15, North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) was made aware of 18 additional cases in the district.
Eight cases in the district, through case investigations, have been determined to be due from community spread: 4 in Knox, 1 in Brown, 1 in Pierce, 1 in Antelope, and 1 in Cherry.
Nine cases in the district, through case investigations, have been determined to be due from close contacts with confirmed positive COVID-19 cases: 2 in Knox, 2 in Brown, 1 in Pierce, 2 in Holt, 1 in Antelope, and 1 in Cherry.
One case in Knox County is still under investigation.
NCDHD has reported 60 recoveries throughout the district since the last recovery reporting on Tuesday, September 8th. These include: 11 in Rock, 10 in Knox, 1 in Antelope, 4 in Holt, 13 in Cherry, 19 in Pierce, and 2 in Brown.
Case count update as of September 15, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.: 429 Total Cases (TC), 238 Recoveries (R), and 14 Deaths (D). A reminder that Total Case (TC) numbers are represented first, and of those total cases the number of Recovered (R) persons is represented second, and total case related Deaths (D) is represented third.
Antelope: TC: 41, R: 24, D: 1
Boyd: TC: 11, R: 10
Brown: TC: 15, R: 7 D: 1
Cherry: TC: 59, R: 30, D:4
Holt: TC: 47, R: 24
Keya Paha: TC: 1, R: 1
Knox: TC: 131, R: 69
Pierce: TC: 88, R: 55, D:8
Rock: TC: 36, R:18
A funeral service for David Jon Denker, age 58, of Nacora, Neb. will be held on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Emerson.
Visitation will be held on Monday, September 14, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, with a prayer service starting at 7:00 p.m.
Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Emerson.
Locally he is survived by his sister Jeanine (Todd) Hale of Atkinson.
Arrangements are under the direction of Munderloh-Smith Funeral Home in Emerson.
A complete obituary will be included in this week’s issue of The Atkinson Graphic.
NCDHD COVID-19 and Risk Dial Updates
On Wednesday, September 9, North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) was made aware of 14 additional cases in the district.
Seven cases in the district, through case investigations, have been determined to be due from community spread: 2 in Holt, 1 in Pierce, 1 in Antelope, 2 in Rock, and 1 in Knox counties.
Six cases in the district, through case investigations, have been determined to be due from close contacts with confirmed positive COVID-19 cases: 3 in Pierce and 3 in Rock.
One new case is currently under investigation in Holt County.
NCDHD has reported four additional deaths in the district. Two deaths in Cherry County, a male in his 80s and a female in her 80s. Additionally, two deaths in Pierce County, both females in their 80s.
NCDHD would like to remind the district that each Wednesday by the end of business day the NCDHD district risk dial is updated. Visit ncdhd.ne.gov to access a link to the risk dial.
Case count update as of September 9/2020 at 3:00 p.m.: 362 Total Cases (TC), 178 Recoveries (R), and 13 Deaths (D). A reminder that Total Case (TC) numbers are represented first, and of those total cases the number of Recovered (R) persons is represented second, and total case related Deaths (D) is represented third.
Antelope: TC: 31, R: 23, D: 1
Boyd: TC: 10, R: 10
Brown: TC: 9, R: 5
Cherry: TC: 54, R: 17, D:4
Holt: TC: 35, R: 20
Keya Paha: TC: 1, R: 1
Knox: TC: 116, R: 59
Pierce: TC: 81, R: 36, D:8
Rock: TC: 25, R:7
West Holt Football Friday, September 11th
By Coach Neptune
Due to an unfortunate circumstance the West Holt football game for this Friday has been canceled. The football team will have a scrimmage starting at 5:30 pm. The little girl drill team will also perform at the half way point of the scrimmage. Concessions will be open and the scrimmage will last about an hour. If you have any questions please contact Coach Neptune.
Schedule for Events
HS Football Scrimmage - 5:30 (20 minute running clock)
Little Girls Drill Team Performance
Scrimmage - (12 minute running clock)