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By Lorraine Lieswald,Atkinson Graphic reporter Kendra Vanderbeek was born with theater running through her veins. It was her life. It was her passion. She knew it was her...
By Lorraine Lieswald,Atkinson Graphic reporter In 1992 Jack Wolf's livelihood was operating the Round Up Bar in downtown Atkinson. That was 28 years ago and the long hours...
By Paul Pistulka,Superintendent Amidst all of the unknown, West Holt Public Schools is excited for another great year. Monday, August 17 will be the first day of school. A...
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Check out the ad in this week's issue of The Atkinson Graphic to read about the Post Prom party that the West Holt Booster Club hosted recently!
Olsson engineers will be in Atkinson mapping the routes for USA Communications to install broadband throughout Atkinson. This includes the company using a street view camera on top of a Dodge Durango, traveling in and out of alleys and up and down the streets. If you have any questions or concerns, call the City of Atkinson at 402-925-5313.
Positive COVID-19 Cases in Cherry, Holt, Knox, Pierce, Rock, Counties
North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) has been made aware of five additional positive COVID-19 cases in the district.
One case in Cherry County is currently under investigation.
One case in Holt County is due direct contact with a positive case and all close contacts have been contacted and asked to quarantine.
One case in Knox County is due to community spread and all close contacts have been identified and asked to quarantine.
One case in Pierce County is due to community spread and all close contacts have been notified and asked to quarantine.
One case in Rock County is due to community spread and all close contacts have been identified and asked to quarantine.
Case count update as of August 5, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.: 95 Total Cases (TC), 79 Recoveries (R), and 1 Death (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: 19 R: 16, D: 1
Boyd: TC: 1, R: 1
Brown: TC: 0
Cherry: TC: 5 R: 3
Holt: TC: 13 R: 9
Keya Paha: TC: 0
Knox: TC: 36 R: 31
Pierce: TC: 18 R: 17
Rock: TC: 3, R: 2
Get your copy of this week's Atkinson Graphic, available later today, and read the articles that accompany these headlines, “West Holt School to begin year, COVID plan on website”, “Atkinson selected for Communities for Kids Initiative”, “St. Joseph School to begin”, “Hay Days Clue #3 is given”, “Can Car-A-Van to be Friday", “Blood drive to be held August 19” "Freezer donated" . . . these and so many more! Don't miss out. Subscribe today - In-State is $34.00; Out-of-State is $40.00; or get an E-Edition for $20.00 and read The Graphic on-line anywhere! You can also add the E-Edition for $5.00 if you have a paper subscription!view image
Work Will Begin on US-275, From Tilden to Clearwater
Weather permitting, armor coating is scheduled to begin on August 3 on US-275 from Tilden to Clearwater, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation.
The work is anticipated to take four days. Traffic will be maintained with a pilot car and flaggers.
Motorists are reminded to drive cautiously in and near work zones, to buckle up, and put phones down.
Get your copy of this week's Atkinson Graphic, available later today, and read the articles that accompany these headlines, " Hay Days Parade entries needed”, “CNEDD awarded CARES Act Funds”, “Chengs perform at Methodist Church”, “Hay Days Clue #2 is given”, " Atkinson Pony team season ends", “ASCC Junior Golf League season ends” . . . these and so many more including baseball, and softball!! Don't miss out. Subscribe today - In-State is $34.00; Out-of-State is $40.00; or get an E-Edition for $20.00 and read The Graphic on-line anywhere! You can also add the E-Edition for $5.00 if you have a paper subscription!view image