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  • Memories of '98 Memories of '98 Hastings High pursues different fate at state
  • Too little, too late Too little, too late Minden outscores Pierce 24-6 in fourth quater but still loses by 8
  • Time to rhyme Time to rhyme Dr. Seuss loose at Zion Lutheran School this week
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Coach, players recall tough first-round draw in 1998
After leading the Hastings High girls varsity basketball team to its first state tournament appearance in three seasons in 1998, first-year head coach Tracy (Stickels) Douglas immediately began wondering what all the fuss was about.
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Area churches weigh in on gay marriage ruling
Area church leaders representing multiple congregations weighed in on a ruling Monday by a federal judge in Omaha that blocked Nebraska's gay marriage ban.
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Rose receives health leadership award
Bob Rose of Edgar received the Public Health Leadership Award during the South Heartland District Health Department annual luncheon Wednesday at the Lochland Country Club.
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Minden outscores Pierce 24-6 in 4th, still loses by 8
LINCOLN — No. 4-seeded Minden outscored No. 5 Pierce 24-6 in the fourth quarter of this morning's Class C-1 state tournament first round game, but the Lady Bluejays still won by eight points.
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Jerry L. Snavely
Hastings resident Jerry L. Snavely, 64, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at his home.
Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home chapel in Hastings with the Rev. Dr. Lee R. Wigert officiating. There is no viewing or visitation.
Charles Wm. Flohrs Sr.
Former Red Cloud resident Charles Wm. Flohrs Sr., 66, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at Bryan LGH-West in Lincoln.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Assembly of God Church in Red Cloud with the Rev. Steve Wilson officiating. Interment with military honors is at Red Cloud Cemetery in Red Cloud. Visitation is 1-8 p.m. today, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. to service time at the church.
Steven J. Theis
Hastings resident Steven J. Theis, 62, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Hastings, Nebraska. Rosary will be Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at 9:30 a.m. and Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Cecilia's Catholic Church in Hastings. Burial will be at a later date in Parkview Cemetery. Memorials may be given to Mary Lanning Hospice. There will be no viewing or visitation.
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