About Us

The Antelope County New is the only publication covering all of the county and is make up of the Orchard News, Neligh News & Leader and Clearwater Record-Ewing News.

Owned by Pitzer Digital LLC, headquarters are located at 314 M Street in Neligh.

Neligh News & Leader was founded in 1879.

Pitzer Digital LLC was founded in 2013 and launched into media in January 2014 with an online-only venture with the Antelope County News, which was designed to serve the local area with digital coverage that heavily utilizes social media, including FacebookInstagramTwitter and Snapchat. It has grown to become a full news site and one of Northeast Nebraska's most trusted medias.

With accurate and timely breaking news coverage, along with videos, features and sports, the ACN has become Antelope County's most popular website with one of the highest social media engagement ratios of all media in the state. 

In an unprecedented moved - going from digital to print - Pitzer Digital purchased The Orchard News newspaper in early 2016 from John and Lucy Ferguson. The newspaper is now the Antelope County News/Orchard News and based in Neligh. It is now the fastest growing community newspaper in the state, having more than doubled subscriptions and over the counter sales in a matter of months of the purchase. It also was named the 2018 & 2019 top weekly newspaper in the state by the Nebraska Press Association.

In 2017, Pitzer Digital bought the Bloomfield Monitor and transformed it into the Knox County News print edition. In June 2019, Pitzer Digital expanded by purchasing the Neligh News & Leader and bringing it into the county news family, as well as the Clearwater Record-Ewing News and Creighton News. 


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