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LEXINGTON — Parent-Child Center announced Monday that they are the recipient of a $25,000 grant from Tyson Foods for victim services. This is the first time Parent-Child Center has received Tyson Foods funding to support its work with victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

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The Nebraska Latino-American Commission commends and deeply appreciates bilingual news anchor and reporter Carmen Montes’s dedication to her goal of “giving a voice to the voiceless” throughout her career in Nebraska. Carmen grew up in Nebraska, graduated from Lexington High School and the U…

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WILBER — A witness was taking the stand here on Monday morning when Aubrey Trail abruptly interrupted his trial, yelling “Bailey is innocent and I curse you all.”

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LEXINGTON — Dawson County is lacking when it comes to all types of housing. It has been a common problem across the state of Nebraska. While there are numerous employment opportunities, businesses are having issues filling these because of the lack of affordable homes to buy or rent.

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LEXINGTON — Discussing bladder, prostate and kidney issues can leave some red in the face, but urologist Dr. Kenneth McCalla makes it his business to answer people’s questions and find solutions for issues some people would keep quiet about.

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JOHNSON LAKE — After a fully familial effort, the Canyon Lakes Brewing Company is now open, offering Johnson Lake and area residents a new dining and brewery option.

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COZAD — The Robert Henri Museum and Art Gallery is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its annual Artist-in-Residence now to June 29, 2019. This year’s artist, Mary Nagel Klein, is from Minnetonka, Minn. Mary will be spending the two weeks in Cozad teaching art classes and giving dem…

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The 128th Annual Lexington Alumni Banquet was held at the Lexington Senior High School gym on June 15, 2019 at 6 p.m. Approximately 160 alumni, spouses, and guests attended. The dinner was catered by Around the Block Catering – Jolene Block.

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LINCOLN – Historic flooding and above-normal precipitation can have a major impact on the mosquito population. With that in mind, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is encouraging horse owners to visit with their veterinarian about vaccinating their horses against mosquito-borne il…

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At approximately 3:33 a.m., June 18, 2019, the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office received a call of car/ pedestrian accident on Highway 30 and Road 425. 

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OMAHA, NE –  Sunny Sramek, age 18, was last seen on April 20, 2019 in Trenton, NE. Sramek was reported missing to the Hitchcock County Sheriff’s Office on April 21, 2019, by her mother. She was last seen riding in a 2004 White Ford Explorer bearing Iowa license plate HGJ-341. There have been…

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LEXINGTON — Tiffany Denker is no stranger to Lexington Public Schools or the community. Having grown up in town and worked at Lexington Public Schools for nine years, she is now the new Bryan Elementary principal.

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The Dawson County Historical Museum is very fortunate to have two interns working for us this summer. Aaron Ray is a graduate student with the University of Nebraska in Kearney and Mekenzie Beattie is an undergraduate with the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.

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LEXINGTON — As German anti-aircraft fire exploded around the C-47 he was prepared to jump from, it is only known to Staff Sergeant Cecil Hutt what was going through his mind. The man who would later call Lexington his home was about ready to make the airborne jump into Normandy on the eve of…

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OVERTON — A lone rider gallops away on a fresh horse, saddle bags securely fitted as both set off toward the west. It could just as easily be a scene from 1860, but in 2019, it was the scene of the Pony Express Re-Ride passing through Dawson and the surrounding counties as they commemorate t…

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“Shoot for Fun” was the theme of this year’s Dawson County 4-H Camp at Camp Comeca south of Cozad. 24 campers, 2 counselors, and 5 staff and volunteers gathered June 3 through June 5 for fun, fellowship and education in a camp setting.

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LEXINGTON — Heath Keiser of Gothenburg and Jacie Wolfinger of Lexington earned gold medals and purple ribbons in the senior and junior divisions at the 2019 Dawson County 4-H Livestock Judging Contest held on May 24. The contest consisted of hog, sheep and cattle classes and oral reasons on …

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LEXINGTON — The Kirkpatrick Memorial Park Lake is open to the public and the project is nearing completion.

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LEXINGTON — The Class of ’59 is proud to announce the showing of the film titled “The Minutemen: Roothog or Die, The 1958 Championship Football Team” on Saturday, June 15 at 2 p.m. at the Majestic Theater. That team included 19 seniors and 13 juniors from the class of ’59. Several Class of ’…

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EUSTIS — The Annual Wurst Tag event was held on Saturday, June 8 in Eustis.

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A total of 467 cyclists on the 32ndAnnual Tour de Nebraska bicycle adventure will roll out of Sidney on Wednesday, June 19 and travel five days to Kimball, Gering, Scottsbluff and Bridgeport in western Nebraska’s panhandle, according to Charlie Schilling, Event Director.   

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COZAD — DawsonHome Furniture and Décor located at 829 Meridian Ave continues to provide unique merchandise and quality shopping experience to Cozad, Dawson County and beyond. Founded by Tom Gosinski, DawsonHome has expanded from an unexpected inception business, a flower shop.

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I have noticed a pattern during my 2019 storm chases, I pick a target, second guess that target, go to my backup and tornadoes form at the target I first considered.