On Monday in Stanton County District Court several sentences were handed out and along with several pleas. The proceedings were both handled in person and by offsite distance media connections. Sentenced to a one year prison term was William Fernau, 50, of Stanton. Fernau was arrested last September following the execution of a search warrant by the Stanton County Sheriff’s office at his main street residence in Stanton. During the search Methamphetamine, Cocaine and Marijuana was located. Fernau was convicted of Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Cocaine and was sentenced to one year in prison on each charge to be served concurrently. A co-defendant Brandon Wolff was charged federally and is currently awaiting trial in US District Court. Sentenced to twenty days in jail and a $1000.00 fine was Damion Anderson, 30, of Woodland Park on a charge of Attempted Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine). He was arrested last fall by the Sheriff’s office near Maskenthine Lake. Sentenced to 24 months of probation was Caleb Haas, 25 of Wisner on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance (RX). He was arrested last year by the Sheriff’s office following a traffic stop on Hwy 275. Sentenced to 12 months of Probation on a Possession of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine) was Marcus Click, 45, of Stanton. He was arrested last summer by the Sheriff’s office at a residence in Stanton. Two co-defendants have already been sentenced. Clay Carter, 21, of Norfolk was sentenced to 12 months of Probation on a charge of Attempted Possession of Controlled Substance (Cocaine). He was arrested earlier this year by the Stanton County Sheriff’s office at a residence east of Norfolk following a medical emergency call. In an arraignment held by virtual appearance Kim Neiman, the former Village of Pilger clerk entered a not guilty plea and had a jury trial set to begin in September. She was charged with multiple felony counts following a yearlong investigation by the Sheriff’s office and Stanton County Attorney into missing funds from the Village. In a separate arraignment, Kyler Jahnke, 22, of Norfolk entered guilty pleas to Attempted Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine) and felony Operation of a Motor Vehicle to Avoid Arrest and also Willful Reckless Driving. Jahnke was arrested back on January 31st by the Sheriff’s office, following a vehicle pursuit in and around Stanton that ended just north of Stanton when his vehicle was forced off the roadway. He will be sentenced in August by District Judge Mark Johnson.