Saturday, June 19, 2021

Exeter-Milligan Update: First Grade

First Grade News

By Haley Johnson, Exeter-Milligan First Grade Instructor


First grade students at Exeter-Milligan have been taking over calendar time by teaching a game called "secret number." One student picks a two digit number each day. Then, they get to lead while their classmates ask questions to figure out what they picked. This has helped them master skills like even/odd, place value, and greater/less than. 



Pictured are Kenan Petersen, Maizy Ogren, and William Lock leading their day of secret number.



Friday, June 18, 2021

Father's Day F7ndraiser at Senior Center Sunday


38 Special Returns to Milligan to Headline June Jubilee


Above –  Bassist Barry Dunaway (left( and Lead Singer and guitarist Don Barnes brought their style of “Wild Eyed Southern Boys” rock and roll to Milligan Friday night.

Below - Don Barnes cranks out the familiar .38 Special hits to the crowd at June Jubilee on Friday night.

Below -Jack Russell of Jack Russell’s Great White croons a song to the crowd at June Jubilee in Milligan Friday night.

Above – Jack Russell’s Great White performed at June Jubilee Friday night in Milligan.  On the left, Danny McNay follows the lead of Jack Russell.

Robby Lochner performs with Jack Russell's Great White at June Jubilee on Friday night in Milligan.

“Forgotten Highway” started the show on Friday night in Milligan for June Jubilee before Jack Russell’s Great White got the crowd moving with some of their hits like “Once Bitten, Twice Shy.”

Headliner’s .38 Special returned to the stage in the Centennial Garden in Milligan after performing at June Jubilee in 2016.  Starship was scheduled to perform this year but due to the injury of one of their band members they had to back out of the commitment.  .38 Special stepped in and entertained the crowd once again performing their hits, “Hold on Loosely,” “Rockin’ Into the Night,” “Caught Up in You,” “Fantasy Girl,” “and “Back Where You Belong.”

The band came out for two encore performing both “Chain Lightnin’” and “Second Chance.”

Saturday’s activities included a softball tournament, car show, sand volleyball and a rib cook off before High Heel performed.

The main attraction on Sunday was the grand parade, with its theme “Twice the Fun in 2021.”


Thursday, June 17, 2021

Throwback Thursday June 12, 2011



Keno returned to Exeter Wednesday evening June 8th, at John E’s Bar and Grill downtown.

Administered by the Village of Exeter through Zeilinger’s Keno John E’s has already paid an $1800.00 winner according to bar co-owner John Graham.

During the Exeter Village Board meeting held in May, the board approved Resolution 11-4, which granted permission for John E’s to host Keno. The board reviewed the resolution and passed it unanimously noting that in the past Keno has raised over $100,000 in funds for the community.

The 2010-2011 Odegeo. . .Leadership for Fillmore County participants graduated from the nine-month leadership course on June 10th. The event was held in the community room of Heritage Crossings in Geneva. Exeter graduates include Shari Michl

Exeter/Exeter-Milligan Alumni Class of 1950

Class of 1950 Charleen Schneider Otte (left) and Wilma Jean Dumpert Rich (right).