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Turn-of-the century herbarium donated to Hastings College
After more than 100 years of travels, a collection of plant samples has found a permanent home at Hastings College.
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‘Good changes are on the way” at Imperial 3
Missouri-based B&B Theatres has acquired the Dickinson Theatres chain of 15 locations and 169 screens, which includes the Imperial 3 Theatre in Hastings.
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Minden’s Augie Nelson remembered for dedication to community’s youth
MINDEN — Augie Nelson never met a stranger. He never failed to find the positive in any young athlete he was coaching. Finally, he never said no when his community needed him.
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Utility scam under investigation
A utility bill payment scam that has been operating across the country has now surfaced in Hastings.
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Prairie Loft hosts first Soil Festival
Supreme Soil pizza, Nature Pizza, Death Soil pizza and La Leaf were just a few of the unique pizzas created Tuesday by Hastings fifth-graders.
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Police investigate hair pulling
Hastings police are investigating a hair-pulling incident at Longfellow Elementary School last week.
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Hebron man dies in collision
HEBRON — A Hebron man has died following a collision of the farm truck he was driving and a semitrailer truck south of here Tuesday evening, the Thayer County Sheriff’s Office reported.
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City Council begins discussing e-cigarettes
The growing popularity of electronic cigarettes has created both personnel and public policy challenges that the city of Hastings will address in coming months.
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Cather group begins redevelopment of Moon Block
RED CLOUD — Preliminary construction has begun on the historic Moon Block building in the downtown business district here — a building adjacent to the Red Cloud Opera House that one day will house the National Willa Cather Center.
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Faces of Tribland: Damen Heitmann
There is little about how Hastings College chaplain Damen Heitmann conducts his ministry that would fall under the umbrella of conventional.
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AC task force ready to present options
There will be three options for patrons to consider when a community meeting is held next month about what to do about the education of elementary students in the future.
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Hastings Planning Commission votes on chickens
Hastings could soon join the growing number of communities that allow chickens within city limits.
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New route takes parade past retirement home
MINDEN — The streets were lined along Nebraska Highway 10 here Saturday with eager spectators for the 24th annual Minden Bandfest.
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Head-on collision injures 7
SUPERIOR — Seven people were injured on the south edge of town here Sunday afternoon when a pickup and a sport-utility vehicle collided head-on, the Nuckolls County Sheriff’s Office reported.
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Volunteers step up to the plate
It’s the quality and quantity of volunteers and a state-of-the-art complex that make the Nebraska State Softball Championships a success each year, officials said Friday.
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Faces of Business: Georgina Hueske
With her shirt sleeves pushed up and her sunglasses on, Georgina Hueske applied sunscreen Wednesday to her arms, face and neck.
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Y still raising funds for renovation
Clear and warm water with a better chemical balance will greet swimmers at the Hastings Family YMCA thanks to future upgrades to the swimming pool at the 16th Street location.
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Country Music Festival features 'fantastic talent'
The 34th Annual Nebraska Country Music Festival kicked off Thursday evening with a tribute to veterans.
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Lawrence event to raise awareness of type 1 diabetes
LAWRENCE — Friends and family members of a Lawrence girl recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes will show her their support, raise awareness of the disease and raise funds for her care at a walk/run event here Saturday.
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Big Brothers Big Sisters launches corporate match program
Eating pizza and sub sandwiches, and touring the Hastings Utilities dispatch center that monitors every utility across town was a quick first meeting Tuesday for the eight Big Brothers Big Sisters matches, but one that the mentoring organization hopes to build upon.
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Softball teams, supporters bring their A game
Sitting in her lawn chair with the hood of her sweatshirt pulled over her head, Michelle Libal’s hands shook as she worked to fill in the names and numbers on the page of her stats book this morning.
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Sandy Himmelberg has eventful career
Cramped office space greeted Sandy Himmelberg 27 years ago when she started working at the Adams County Fairgrounds.
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Blue Hill city worker fights back from electrocution injuries
BLUE HILL — A benefit planned for Sunday here will assist a city worker who suffered serious injuries while helping to repair storm damage in nearby Red Cloud last summer.
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About 60 volunteers plant trees
Give a teenager the chance to plant a tree and it’s an activity that will remain with them the rest of their lives.
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One man, two hearts
MINDEN — A Minden man who battled back time and again from serious health problems, and who lived just shy of 20 years with two "piggybacked" donor hearts beating in his chest, died Thursday at age 69.
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Candidate talks farm values, bridges
Lee Saathoff addressed issues such as rising farmland valuations, deficient bridges and courthouse security during a candidate forum Friday at the YWCA of Adams County.
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Young carrier in it for the money
Buzzing between stops on his motorized scooter, 11-year-old Sam Wallace of Hastings tossed newspapers to front porches along his route.
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Wallace students learn color of art
Second-grader Hanna Kull dipped her brush into the water and then into her watercolor paint before gently touching the brush to paper.
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Color run to help woman with cystic fibrosis
Friends of 2003 Hastings High graduate Meghan Schuff Zimmerman have organized a color run Saturday morning in Juniata to help raise money for costs associated with a double-lung transplant.
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Evacuation caused by pair of bomb threats
The two phone calls made Tuesday afternoon to the Adams County Courthouse, each a bomb threat, posed a scary situation for employees, a county official said.
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Panelists share unique bond between veterans at forum
A panel of military veterans gathered Tuesday at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church to give area residents a chance to learn more about their lives after active duty during a forum presented by Lutheran Family Services’ Peer Support “At Ease” program.
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Truck route receives community support
As several dozen elected officials and representatives of local businesses assembled Tuesday for a ribbon cutting just off the intersection of Showboat Boulevard and 42nd Street, a semi passed behind them.
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Faces of Tribland: Brent Breckner
DONIPHAN — Brent Breckner is beginning his 12th year at Doniphan-Trumbull Public Schools in a new atmosphere.
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AC task force considering single-site option
At the moment, a task force studying the future of education in Adams Central’s elementary system is leaning toward a single site at an unknown location and recommending that putting sixth-graders into a middle school environment be put on the back burner.
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Past, future meet ‘on the range’
ATHOL, Kan. — In a poignant afternoon ceremony Sunday, friends and supporters of the historic Home on the Range Cabin near here rededicated the structure following extensive restoration work.
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Shear fun
Four-year-old Delys Hall tenderly fingered the handle of the hand shears as Cordell Jeffcoat led the shears through the sheep’s wool.
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New lt. gov. honors Geneva roots
After serving in the Nebraska Legislature since 2007, Geneva native John Nelson finds himself in a new position. Nelson was named the new lieutenant governor of Nebraska Monday afternoon.
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Mary Lanning sees increase in BCBS patients
As Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska and CHI Health remain at a contract impasse, independent hospitals like Mary Lanning Healthcare are seeing an uptick in patients.
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Faces of Business: Linda Swayze
Fate has dealt Hastings Tribune executive secretary Linda Swayze a winning hand. Swayze, 66, is one of those faces in the workplace that seems to never change with the passing of time.
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St. Michael's Elementary begins providing day care
Little Tommy gets out of preschool at 11 a.m., while Susan isn’t out of school until 3:15 p.m.
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Collector cars, trucks up for auction
MINDEN — A Minden car dealer estimates that 2,000 people will show up this morning for the auction of his classic car collection and other nostalgic items.
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Voters get another look at Minden water plan
MINDEN — Residents here have voiced concern over the quality of their faucet water over a period of time, and the city has listened. But the water quality isn’t necessarily the city’s top priority.
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A lesson in safety
Everyone has suffered some type of injury in an accident.
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Wind-driven hail pounds Tribland
A less common seasonal foe of home gardens and crops — wind-driven hail — beat frost to the punch from 7:30-9 p.m. Wednesday, shattering soybean plants, pounding peppers and bending corn to the breaking point in fields in and around Hastings.
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How food gets to tables
What is involved in getting food to our plate? What genetic modifications are included in that process, and are those modifications healthy for the consumer?
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Mary Lanning experiencing flu shot delays
Due to supply shortages, anyone expecting to get an influenza vaccine at a Mary Lanning Healthcare clinic this month will have to wait.
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Church enters construction phase
After eight months of fundraising, Peace Lutheran Church is ready to move into the construction phase of its expansion project.
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Former mayor moved Hastings forward
Former Hastings Mayor Bill Welton is being remembered as a kind, intelligent, consensus builder during a time when the city faced several challenges.
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Comedy kicks off theater season
Laughs abound in a comedy mixing marriage with career titled “ ‘Til Beth Do Us Part,” starting Friday at the Hastings Community Theatre, 515 S. Fourth Ave.
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College receives $1.7 million gift
Hastings College was recently the recipient of a $1.7 million gift from one of its alumni.
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Jacobitz building ag, FFA programs at Adams Central
Growing up on a farm in southwest Adams County, Brandon Jacobitz always had a great appreciation for agriculture.
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Former Hastings mayor dies
Former Hastings Mayor Bill Welton died Sunday at 75.
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Reward offered for pelican shooting information
JEWELL COUNTY, Kan. — The Humane Society of the United States and The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the conviction of the person or persons responsible for shooting and killing seven American white pelicans at Lovewell Reservoir here.
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Sutton man dies in rollover crash
SUTTON — A rural Sutton man died near here Monday morning when the car he was driving ran off U.S. Highway 6 and rolled in a ravine, Clay County Sheriff Jeff Franklin reported.
Blake A. Smith, 30, was pronounced dead at the scene of the one-vehicle crash three miles west of Sutton, Franklin said. The crash apparently had occurred within minutes of the emergency call recorded by the Clay County 911 Dispatch Center at 6:35 a.m.
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Next lieutenant governor named
Gov. Dave Heineman named state Sen. John Nelson of Omaha as his new lieutenant governor this morning.
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Melody Round-up parade brings back memories
A picture-perfect sunny morning greeted visitors to this year’s 63rd annual Melody Round-Up Parade through downtown Hastings Saturday.
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Police dog retires
After nearly eight years of loyal service, Zeus the Hastings Police Department dog recently had a brush with death and has since been retired.
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Bertrand gas pump goes below $3

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D Street getting attention
Residents living along and around the five blocks of D Street that are set to be repaved over the next two months left Thursday’s public information meeting satisfied.
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Hastings DAV gets new ride
For veterans who don’t drive, getting a ride to Grand Island for an annual checkup or a medical problem that needs attention can be a challenge for them.
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Melody Roundup parade marches on
Falling leaves, marching bands, classic cars and floats trumpet the arrival of the 63rd annual Melody Roundup Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday in downtown Hastings.
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Killer found hanged
LINCOLN — A rural Glenvil man who had been sentenced to life in prison for killing his ex-wife and his divorce lawyer last November died Monday after hanging himself in his cell.
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Truck route now open
Contractors were cleaning the concrete and placing hay bales in the ditches for erosion control along the new truck route late Monday morning.
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Life sentence for killer
Shelley Casterline apologized Monday for killing a Guide Rock woman last year and told the judge before her sentencing that she wants a chance to change her life.|
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Child abuse sentence
A 30-year-old Hastings man is “tremendously sorry” for the role he played in the April 18 death of his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son, the man’s attorney said Monday.
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‘Mr. Hastings College Bronco No. 1’ dies at 82
The name Tom Jorgenson is ubiquitous at Hastings College.
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U.S. Senate candidates at Hastings forum
Three candidates for the open Nebraska U.S. Senate seat shared their views on various topics with 211 potential voters on Sunday evening during a town hall forum at the Hastings City Auditorium.
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Pastors weigh in on world hunger
Two area pastors weighed in Sunday in front of their congregations in preparation for their upcoming fight against hunger on Oct. 19.
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HU confident about Aquifer Storage and Restoration Project
The cornfield along the west side of North Baltimore Avenue between West 18th Street and Pacific Boulevard soon will be replaced by a pair of lagoons on top of a 14-foot-tall berm.
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Bid protest finished
Western Alternative Corrections now has another shot at a multimillion-dollar federal contract for providing federal prisoner residential re-entry services.
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Faces of Business: Jay and Barb Landell
There were plenty of good reasons why the United Way of South Central Nebraska tapped Jay and Barb Landell to lead its annual fundraising campaign.
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Dancers make their way to town
Square and round dancing have been around for ages. But to compare them and say they are the same would be a mistake.
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Guide Rock man found guilty of murder
Andrew J. Casterline of Guide Rock was found guilty of first-degree murder, use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony and burglary.
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Car wash to honor memory of ‘all-around good guy’
A car wash fundraiser for the family of Phillip J. McDonald of Hastings will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Chris’s Car Wash, 907 S. Burlington Ave.
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Mother discredited in murder case
Jurors heard Wednesday an audio recording of a mother promising to protect her son in the aftermath of the stabbing death of a 68-year-old Guide Rock woman last year.
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Hands-on experience in the outdoors
CLAY CENTER — Fifth- and sixth-graders from throughout Adams, Clay, Fillmore, Thayer, Nuckolls and Webster counties enjoyed two days of hands-on activities provided at the 2014 Earth Jamboree here.
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Sen. Seiler, AC students talk legislation
The eight members of the Adams Central Legislature’s Education Committee voted in favor Wednesday of increasing the number of school days from 180 to 220.
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FFA takes off at Silver Lake
BLADEN — After two years of learning through a television screen, Silver Lake High School senior Kailey Conway is happy to sit in one classroom for three periods of a day with a teacher and classmates.
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Leukemia victim: Surrounded by angels
Within days after Hastings native Mary Vaughan was diagnosed with stage 4 acute lymphoblastic leukemia, friend Susie Bertie organized a benefit. The response has been so strong, it shocked them both.
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Regional center may be solution for prison crowding
The Hastings Regional Center could be the saving grace for Nebraska’s state prison system.
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Killer: ‘Son had nothing to do with it’
A woman convicted of killing a 68-year-old Guide Rock woman told a jury Tuesday that her son had no part in the actual slaying.
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Hastings part of recycling pilot program
The city wants to improve recycling participation and availability in town.
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Supervisors like plans for fairgrounds upgrade
Members of the Adams County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday that the 316,000-square-foot building proposed for the fairgrounds is a good idea.
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New HPL Friends board meets
After two months without a board, Friends of the Hastings Public Library once again has a leadership structure in place.
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State finishes case
Jurors Monday heard evidence from the autopsy report and DNA testing that were done after the death of a 68-year-old Guide Rock woman last year.
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Faces in Tribland: Bruce Paulus
Bruce Paulus has walked through enough prisons to know that in most cases, their occupants would prefer to be set free.
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Wind farm proposal to get second look
RED CLOUD — A proposal to build wind turbines across an expanse of Webster County drew both support and concern from community members at a meeting here Monday.
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Milo Days revived following hiatus
CARLETON — Don Braun had finished his meal of milo pancakes and a slice of cherry pie when he was sitting at the Milo Days raffle.
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Murder trial nearing close
Prosecutors are expected to finish presenting their case today in the murder trial for 24-year-old Andrew J. Casterline.
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Jurors see accused's interview with cops
Jurors saw Friday a police interview in which 24-year-old Andrew Casterline denied killing his 68-year-old step-grandmother last year.
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$2.5 million building in works for fairgrounds
If all goes well, Adams County 4-H'ers and the extension office will be operating inside a new $2.5 million building at next year's fair.
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CCC discusses wind power study
Central Community College-Hastings may add a wind turbine to its campus as part of an alternative-fuel curriculum, but college officials first are looking into the location's wind potential.
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Faces of Business: Dave and Cindy Hamburger
INLAND — With their diversified farming operation, Dave and Cindy Hamburger focus on developing the most value in every plant, every crop, every acre of land.
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Texas investment company to acquire Imperial Mall
Following 22 months of intensive negotiations, RockStep Capital, a real estate investment company based in Houston, announced this morning it is in the process of acquiring the Imperial Mall in a deal that includes three other Midwest shopping centers.
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Prosecution shows paper trail in murder trial
Prosecutors showed Thursday how Andrew Casterline, 24, drained all the money from a 68-year-old Guide Rock woman’s bank account in the hours after her death.
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Moment of silence honors America
“Thirteen years ago was just like any other day. Thirteen years ago I went to work like any other day.”
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Thirty hogs killed in area semi rollover
SARONVILLE — Thirty hogs were killed near here early Tuesday morning as the result of a semitrailer truck rollover, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office reported.
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Murder investigation detailed
A Nebraska State Patrol investigator says a 68-year-old Guide Rock woman may have been alive when she was covered with boards and left for dead in her home last year.
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Hastings Catholic Schools unveils strategic plan
“To build a school community worthy of the human person.”
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Milo Days returns to Carleton
CARLETON — Milo Days is making its return to Carleton.
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Murder trial begins
His voice cracked at times, and he broke into sobs as he recounted the day his mother was found stabbed to death in her Guide Rock home last year.
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Truck driver bound over on manslaughter counts
CLAY CENTER — The driver of a semitrailer truck who was involved in a triple-fatality crash near Saronville Aug. 28 waived his right to a preliminary hearing in Clay County Court here Tuesday.
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Service celebrates hands of healing
A class of 14 nursing students from Creighton University College of Nursing were challenged to serve God by caring for others during the annual Blessing of the Hands ceremony at St. Cecilia Catholic Church Tuesday afternoon.
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Child abuse plea deal made
A Hastings woman pleaded no contest Monday to a lesser charge of child abuse in connection with the shooting death of her 4-year-old son by his 9-year-old brother.
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City Council takes first step in selling parking lot
Sands of the hourglass are now moving on a downtown development project worth an estimated $30-$35 million.
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Faces of Tribland: Ed Sughroge
This summer, Ed Sughroue moved from one part of the state to the next and from a city of 8,000 to one of 25,000 to take a math position at Adams Central Junior/Senior School where he instead ended up becoming the activities director.
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AC board discusses middle school concept
The middle school concept discussion is coming to the forefront at Adams Central Public Schools.
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Long-standing tank re-located to Shelby
The Vietnam-era, camouflage M60A3 tank that had stood guard in front of the recently closed Mount Surabachi Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1346 at 1053 S. Wabash Ave. since 1996 has been reassigned elsewhere.
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Sorghum syrup cooking returns to Old Trusty show
CLAY CENTER — If you were out and about at the 32nd annual Old Trusty Antique and Collectors Show, you might have seen something that hasn't been showcased for a while.
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Thayer Central addresses safety
HEBRON — Thayer Central Community Schools staff and students have adapted well to changes made to enhance security on the district's main campus on Eads Avenue.
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Suspect denies trying to kill officer
A 29-year-old Hastings man denied trying to kill a Hastings police detective while escaping arrest on Friday in Adams County District Court.
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Principal sent off in style
Within seconds Dave Essink went from being blindfolded and gingerly escorted into the back of a BMW convertible to flapping his cape and waving to a cheering crowd.
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Musicfest "a big party"
Mary Schutz knows who she is catering to when it comes to planning for the annual Miles of Memories Country Musicfest at the Adams County Fairgrounds: Lovers of traditional country music.
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Schools emphasizing student safety
You overslept, the kids forgot their book bags and then the next thing you know, you’re running late getting them to school.
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Down but not out
Paul Hamelink is down, but not out about his dream of owning a bar that sells cigars after the Nebraska Supreme Court struck down exceptions last week to the state’s public smoking ban for cigar bars and tobacco shops.
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United Way kicks off campaign
The rockers of United Way of South Central Nebraska kicked off this year’s fundraising campaign Thursday at Wells Fargo Bank with hopes of reaching their goal of $465,000.
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Bid award protested
Western Alternative Corrections of Hastings is protesting the loss of a multimillion-dollar federal contract for providing federal prisoner residential re-entry services.
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Antique machinery comes alive at Old Trusty
CLAY CENTER — Visitors to the Old Trusty Antique and Collectors Show get insight into the way life used to be.
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A flag to remember
A new flag will be flying above Hastings Fire and Rescue Friday to recognize fallen firefighters.
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Still likes that old time country sound
Few performers have had as much exposure to old-time traditional country music from cradle to present as Ron Williams.
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Truck driver arraigned in triple-fatality case
CLAY CENTER — The driver of a semitrailer truck involved in a triple-fatality collision near Saronville Thursday has been arraigned on three charges of manslaughter in Clay County Court.
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Task force brainstorms over ‘possible’ options
Members of an Adams Central task force spent about 15 minutes Tuesday brainstorming about what do in the future for the education of elementary students.
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Third Hastings family member dies in Highway 6 collision
A third Hastings resident involved in the collision of a sports utility vehicle and semitrailer truck at the junction of U.S. Highway 6 and Nebraska Highway 14 North Thursday morning has died, officials confirmed over the weekend.
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Ram Run front man moves to back of pack
Runners who line up Saturday morning for Central Community College-Hastings’ 32nd annual Ram Run and Walk will notice a familiar face in the back of the pack.
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MPH popular among vintage car club members
Despite a crash last year, Lori Bush-Engel of Golden, Colo., traveled about 400 miles to race this weekend in the Rocky Mountain Vintage Racing Limited Showboat Grand Prix at Motorsport Park Hastings.
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Longtime Hastings doctor battles ALS
A longtime pediatrician and community leader in Hastings is not letting the devastating effects of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis stop him from continuing his life's work in service to others.
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Former St. Cecilia priest heads to D.C. for assignment
A former assistant pastor at St. Cecilia Catholic Church is heading to the nation's capital for a lesson in diplomacy.
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Wood waste pickup a costly proposition, city officials say
City wood debris cleanup efforts triggered by a series of significant area storms in 2014 have proven both costly and time-consuming.
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Experts: Limit tree damage with maintenance
Patience is key in deciding what to do with trees wounded in the multiple storms that have torn through the area this season.
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Faces of Business: Randy Ruhter
For Randy Ruhter and his three brothers, few events throughout the year could top going to the Burwell Rodeo. As children growing up on a farm near Prosser, Ruhter and his brothers helped their parents to raise sheep and grow crops.
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Truck driver may face manslaughter charges
SARONVILLE — A truck driver who failed to stop at a U.S. Highway 6 intersection resulting in the death of a Hastings couple Thursday morning will likely be charged with two counts of manslaughter, a county attorney said.
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Cars pile up at Highway 6 work zone
No one was injured in a three-vehicle collision that left one car on top of another Thursday at U.S. Highway 6 near Blaine Avenue.
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Revive buys new house for sober living program
With the help of the community, women in a sober living home in Hastings will soon have a much shorter trip between their house and their meetings.
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Hastings couple killed when SUV, semi collide
SARONVILLE — A Hastings man and wife died near here early this morning when the sport-utility vehicle they were traveling in collided with a semitrailer truck at the junction of U.S. Highway 6 and Nebraska Highway 14 North, Clay County Sheriff Jeff Franklin reported.
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Detective testifies in attempted murder case
Charges against a 29-year-old Hastings man accused of trying to kill a Hastings police detective while escaping arrest were sent this morning to the district court.
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Little Blue River expected to be out of banks
Steady to heavy rainfall and thunderstorms Wednesday evening and overnight added some more to the running moisture totals for Tribland.
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Kenesaw Booster Club raises money for ALS
KENESAW — While thousands of people in the nation have been taking ice bucket challenges to help fund ALS research, this one was different.
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Returning Chorale singers audition
Sitting on a bench in the hallway, 13-year-old Garrett Engel quietly hums “My Country ’Tis of Thee” as he waits.
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Adams Central analyzing NeSA data
Adams Central administrators are pleased with student results of the state tests released Tuesday but see those results as just another piece of student performance.
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HPS overcoming test challenges
Demographic challenges are no match for the work of students and staff at Hastings Public Schools when it comes to state testing.
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Council increases pay
Members of the Hastings City Council will be compensated an additional $1,400 in the future for their public service.
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Extension Educator extends reach
GRAND ISLAND — Growing up on a farm, Beth Janning always knew she loved animals.
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Faces of Tribland: Naomi Thiel
Health problems have forced the first woman to ever hit a hole-in-one on the Southern Hills golf course to give up the sport of golf.
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More than 250 vehicles at Melon Roast
When asked why he restored the 1947 Ford Nesbitt’s soda truck after using it for more than a decade to haul water on his Giltner farm, Jerry Preissler laughs about the decision.
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Local owners baffled by loss of fed contract
Owners of a local business are baffled by the loss of a multi-million dollar federal contract for providing residential re-entry services in the Tri-City area.
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New nights sit right with spectators
Despite threats of inclement weather, the only thunder rolling around Adams County Fairgrounds for this weekend’s Oregon Trail Rodeo was the sound of livestock rumbling from beneath those riding them.
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Students move into new digs
The smell of fresh paint and new furniture greeted many Hastings College students as they moved onto campus Friday during the start of New Student Days.
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Learning the ropes
Standing tall in cowboy boots, jeans and a western shirt, Troy Heinert looked down at the students from under his cowboy hat.
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Rodeo move appears to be success
With area high school teams and Cornhusker football on the bill next weekend, rodeo fans seemed glad to have a new weekend in which to get their kicks at the 23rd Annual Oregon Trail Rodeo Friday night at the Adams County Fairgrounds.
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Adams Central alum avoids Ebola
As Ebola spread throughout West Africa this year, the disease was a real concern for one Adams Central alum who was planning a humanitarian trip to the area.
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Faces of Business: Gloria Becker
MINDEN — As a Parent2Parent advocate for the adoption support organization Right Turn, Gloria Becker embodies the group's mission to provide family-driven post-adoption and post-guardianship services.
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Half a century of haircuts
MINDEN — Then: Former Minden Mayor George Piester sought out Hastings hair stylist Don Meininger more than 50 years ago when Piester wasn’t satisfied with the haircuts he was getting in Minden.
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Melon Roast car show to fill Brickyard Sunday afternoon
The 2014 Melon Roast car show is shaping up to be a good one.
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HC freshmen collecting for food pantry
First year Hastings College students are hoping to collect non-perishable food items to help others in the community.
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Local officers defend use of stun guns
A civil liberties group believes controls for stun gun use in the state are lacking, but local law enforcement officers believe sufficient checks are in place in Hastings.
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Rodeo competitors from 14 states to lock horns in Hastings
More than 200 cowboys and cowgirls, including current and former world champions, will converge on Hastings this weekend to battle for points, money and glory in the 23rd annual Oregon Trail Rodeo.
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Benefit Saturday for Hastings woman
Kelly Pittman of Hastings knew she was sick when she was admitted to Mary Lanning Healthcare with pneumonia in March.
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Ice Bath
JUNIATA — The Ice Bucket Challenge has become an instant social media phenomenon that has included everyone from former President George W. Bush to Lady Gaga and everyone in between.
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Second life sentence for area man
GRAND ISLAND — A 58-year-old Glenvil man already serving a life sentence for fatally shooting his ex-wife has been given a second life sentence for killing the attorney who represented him in his divorce.
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From Russia with love
There may be 350 students wandering the halls of Longfellow Elementary each day, but that won’t stop new principal Irina Erickson from getting to know each of them by name.
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Faces of Tribland: Ann Mays
Every school day Ann Mays tries to share her passion for history with her students in hopes that they will find their own passion.
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HC Theatre turns green for "Shrek The Musical"
The cast of Hastings Community Theatre will go mostly green in its forthcoming production: “Shrek the Musical,” opening at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday and repeating on Aug. 29-31 at the Masonic Center Theatre, 411 N. Hastings Ave.
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AC task force discusses elementary challenges

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HPS reading program a success

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Storm moves in quickly
A thunderstorm packing heavy rain and wind gusts of more than 80 mph descended on the area in a hurry Sunday evening.
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Cow plane crowd pleaser at fun fly
One of the most talked about planes at model airplane shows across the country, including the fun fly event near Hastings Saturday, is Gia Norman, a plane made to look like a cow.
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High winds cause damage
Tammy and Jeff Gregory thought the crack they heard was lightning from Sunday night's storm.
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City picking up branches
The city of Hastings announced Monday morning that city crews will be picking up downed limbs left on public terraces until Saturday.
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Antique Machinery show draws about 100 tractors
CRYSTAL LAKE — From the time Howard Uhrich was a young child, he loved tractors.
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Faces in Business: Elizabeth Spilinek
For Elizabeth Spilinek, being named the next executive director of the Adams County Historical Society was just the right fit for her at this time in her life.
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Sutton woman gets liver from sister
SUTTON — Dealing with infections in her liver for years, Sheila Nuss now is on the mend after receiving a portion of her sister's liver.
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Air Force concert relocates
Because of the chance for rain, tonight’s free community concert performance by the U.S. Air Force Heartland of America Band Vortex has been relocated the auditorium at Hastings High.
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Then and Now: Hogans Sporting Goods
Then: In 1960, Hogan’s Sporting Goods & Toy Store was opened at 525 W. Second St. across the street from the Rivoli Theatre by Dick Oberg (now deceased), whose brother Bob, had recently purchased a drug and sporting goods store in Iowa by the same name.
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Juniata passes redevelopment plan
JUNIATA — The Juniata Village Board unanimously passed a comprehensive redevelopment plan Thursday, opening the door for tax increment financing with hopes of attracting new businesses to town.
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Cause released in inmate death
The Adams County Jail inmate who died Saturday appears to have hung himself, Adams County Attorney Donna Fegler Daiss released Wednesday.
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House of straw under construction
You cannot huff and puff and blow this house down.
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Petition group starting to take names
Organizers of a petition to prevent the closing of a portion of Ninth Street say they collected just more than 200 signatures during Kool-Aid Days this weekend.
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Principal nominated for national award
One Hastings principal is on a short list of principals from across the country vying for a national award.
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Kool-Aid by the gallons
More than 2,271 gallons of Kool-Aid was served during Kool-Aid Days over the weekend.
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Little Blue NRD’s tax requirement to dip slightly
DAVENPORT — The Little Blue Natural Resources District will rely on $1.797 million in property tax proceeds to support its $3.299 million budget for 2014-15.
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Air Force band to perform free concert at Brickyard
The U.S. Air Force Heartland of America Band Vortex swirls into town for a free live concert performance at 7 p.m. Friday at Brickyard Park.
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Platte Valley Antique Machinery Association holds 31st show
AYR - The Platte Valley Antique Machinery Association’s 31st annual antique and collectors show is this weekend at Crystal Lake Recreation Area near Ayr.
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AC board tours remodeled classrooms
The renovation of the science classrooms and the addition of an agricultural education classroom to the high school got done just in time for the start of school today at Adams Central.
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Girl wants playground
Jadyn Shoemaker has a big dream. The 11-year-old Hastings girl wants to build a playground at the Crossroads Rescue Mission, 702 W. 14th St.
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Library may combine Friends, Foundation
The Hastings Friends of the Library may soon be under the supervision of the Hastings Library Foundation.
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Authorities release name of deceased inmate
Authorities have identified the name of a 39-year-old inmate who died Saturday while in custody at the Adams County Jail.
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Rollover accident kills Shickley man
A 71-year-old Shickley man died in a single-vehicle accident Friday afternoon near the Fillmore County line, according to the Thayer County Sheriff’s Office.
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Fair board honors former race car driver
DESHLER — The Thayer County Fair board wanted to do something special to honor Brent Drohman, a guy who did so much for the fair.
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Kool-Aid Days impresses Kraft managers
Marketing managers for Kraft Foods left Hastings this morning impressed by what they saw during Kool-Aid Days this weekend and wanting to see it grow even more.
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Kool-Aid Jammers race at Aquacourt
It was a kool win for Caleb Clark. Not only did the 10-year-old Hastings boy capture the coveted Jammers Cup at the 2014 Jammers Boat Races Friday at Aquacourt Water Park, he also took home the trophy for best design.
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Smith settles in as CVB director
Sheana Smith isn't looking to make wholesale changes at the Adams County Convention and Visitors Bureau. She doesn't feel it's necessary.
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HC stands behind 9th Street plans
Hastings College administrators stand behind their desire to have a portion of Ninth Street closed in the face of a new opposition group in town.
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Frank, Jesse James photo sells at auction
The family of Frank and Jesse James is questioning the authenticity of a photo that was once in the collection of a museum in Adams County.
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Hebron man arrested on assault charge
HEBRON — A Hebron man was arrested here Friday on a charge of first-degree assault in connection with a disturbance at the Deshler Bar in Deshler Sunday.
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Man pleads not guilty to shooting dog
HEBRON — A Hebron man accused of executing the family dog as his wife watched in their bedroom has been arraigned on four felony and three misdemeanor charges in Thayer County District Court.
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Preparing for Kool-Aid
Brightly-colored streamers adorn the ceiling. Tables are covered with pastel liners.
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Hastings native wins Heartland Emmy
A commercial campaign created as a Christmas present by Hastings native Michael Tushaus for his parents has become the gift that keeps on giving.
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Adams Central task force discusses elementary facilities
A group of Adams Central patrons meeting for the second time shared their hopes and fears Wednesday about trying to build a consensus over what to do with the elementary facilities in the school district.
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Hastings resident fulfills Pryor commitment
At age 52, Richard Pryor Jr. thinks it’s finally time his story was told.
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Blood supply better but still low
A push last month for more donations has boosted blood supplies but the amount on hand is still lower than previous years during the summer months.
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Kool-Aid kooks heat up CCC kitchen
Imagine cooking with Kool-Aid. How would it taste with cooked carrots, in chicken salad or on top of ice cream?
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National Night Out heads to the lake
Festivities moved out to Lake Hastings Tuesday evening for the 31st annual National Night Out.
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Judge moves shooting case to District Court
Charges against a 32-year-old Hastings man accused of firing several shots into the air near a group of young people have advanced to the district court.
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Man charged for molesting children
A 29-year-old Hastings man has been arrested and charged for allegedly molesting three children on Sunday.
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Petition drive to keep street open begins
About 30 opponents of the closing of Ninth Street through the Hastings College campus gathered Monday night at the Hastings Public Library to launch a petition drive that they hope results in keeping the street open.
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Sanders retires from Hastings Utilities
Now that Ron Sanders has retired, he has decided that every day will be Saturday — except one.
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Minden voters to weigh in on sales tax proposal
MINDEN — It's official: Minden city voters will decide in November whether to accept a new 1 percent city sales and use tax to finance water system improvements.
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Man drowns in sewer lagoon after crashing car
RUSKIN — A rural Belvidere man drowned near here Sunday afternoon after his vehicle crashed into the Ruskin village sewer lagoon, Nuckolls County Attorney Timothy Schmidt reported.
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Retired teacher earns living making spoons
Mason Wilmot never intended to get into the business of making wooden spoons. It just turned out that way.
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North Platte woman named Miss Kool-Aid
Brooke Ludemann has extra reasons to celebrate her birthday this year.
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Church dedicates school expansion
PROSSER — Christ Lutheran parishioners, students and patrons no longer have to look at the artist rendering to see what their school’s expansion will look like.
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Veterans memorial planned for KC Courthouse
MINDEN — John Dorn wants to see a six-pillar memorial constructed on the west side of the Kearney County Courthouse as a recognition for all veterans.
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Pilots consider safety when spraying
Watching a plane spray chemicals over a field is a spectacle.
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Faces of Business: John Walz
One of the first stores John Walz looked for when he moved to Hastings three years ago was a discount grocery store.
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Merriment — and rats — fill air at Wasenek Days
KENESAW — Like a lot of the people firing plastic rats at the target set up on the infield of the town ballfield, Cole Haahr got some help.
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Then & Now: Singing Samaritans
THEN: In August 1994, a group of residents at Good Samaritan Village in Hastings gathered to form a choir.
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Hastings woman winner of special gun
Linda Jacobs may be a crack shot with the BB gun she uses to pick off rabbits around her home, but her newest firearm will just be displayed on the wall.
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Small mains to blame for Minden’s water woes
MINDEN — The report Olsson Associates engineers shared Thursday with residents here evaluating the town’s water distribution center wasn’t a surprise.
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Highway 6 repavement project still in early stages
Motorists who feel that the reconstruction of U.S. Highway 6 east of Hastings is making the road worse than before can rest assured that what has been done so far isn’t the finished product, the project’s manager said.
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Patrol ID’s crash victim
Authorities have released the name of a 23-year-old man who died in a vehicle rollover Tuesday evening on U.S. Highway 281 south of Doniphan.
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Miss Kool-Aid Days Pageant on Saturday
Young women with their eye on the Miss America title will grace the stage at the Miss Kool-Aid Days Pageant Saturday.
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UBBNRD proposes short-term shortage solutions
YORK — A proposal to increase well-spacing restrictions in parts of the Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District aims mainly to address year-to-year conflicts over seasonal water demand in those specific areas, a district official said here Wednesday.
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Highway fatality
DONIPHAN — One person died in a vehicle rollover Tuesday evening on U.S. Highway 281 south of here.
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Better mobility through tai chi
As Kathy Dessenberger talked about getting involved in tai chi classes to improve her mother's balance, her mother, Kathy Lacy, came striding into the room.
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YMCA names temporary CEO
The Hastings Family YMCA has a new temporary leader at the helm and it's a familiar face.
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City Council renews BID
The Business Improvement District has been in place in Hastings since 1986, but its director says the BID’s goals remains the same: To show Hastings residents and visitors that the downtown area is a great place to work, shop, play and live.
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Faces of Tribland: Dan Rutt
From the classic car he owns to the way he looks at life, Hastings resident Dan Rutt is a throwback to a simpler era.
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Zion celebrates new building
Zion Lutheran Church and School celebrated the completion of a new gymnasium this weekend with two concerts and a community luncheon.
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Quick thinking brings replacement for no-show carnival
BLADEN — This year’s Webster County Fair crowd wasn’t greeted with the carnival rides kids of all ages have enjoyed in the past.
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Dustin Tesdahl Memorial 5K Saturday
Dustin Tesdahl was a Blue Hill senior who died in a bus crash two years ago but a second annual 5k event helps assure that he is not forgotten.
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A pitch for moderation
Young pitchers looking to leave their mark on the baseball diamond are crossing boundaries that may be hindering their ability to stay in the game for the long haul.
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CLAY CENTER — In sentencing her on Friday morning to pay $55,000 back to the city of Fairfield, Judge Vicky Johnson had tough words for former Fairfield City Clerk Jennifer Bassett.
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Minden sees good start to summer lunch program
MINDEN — The summer lunch program here could hardly have gone any smoother in its first year.
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Blood shortage in Nebraska
A shortage in blood donations is typical during the summer. But the amount of shortage at the moment has state and national Red Cross officials concerned.
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Fire destroys bus barn
SUTTON — Fire destroyed a bus barn and two school buses parked inside Thursday afternoon, killing two pets and potentially hampering transportation for the upcoming school year. No people were injured in the fire.
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Then & Now: Glenvil school building
GLENVIL — Then: In 1997, Todd Brown and Cody Carson — graduates of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Architecture — purchased the old Glenvil school from the town for $1 with the intent of turning the then 94-year-old building into apartments.
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Project Homeless Connect aids people ‘from A to Z’
After migrating to the U.S. from Cuba at age 14, Jackie Martinez decided to settle in Hastings about four years ago.
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Fire damages house
A fire caused significant damage to a home in Kingswood Plaza Wednesday afternoon.
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AC group begins discussing facilities
JUNIATA — Adams Central Public Schools and its School Facilities Task Force took the first step Wednesday night in once again looking at the district's elementary school situation.
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Perkins draws crowd for 'soft' opening
The first customer to walk through the doors at the new Perkins Restaurant in Hastings this morning was surprised to learn it hadn't opened yet.
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Council hears idea of allowing chickens in city
At least one Hastings City Council member is intrigued with the idea of allowing chickens inside city limits.
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Hundreds of kids enjoy meal program
Standing in line, 8-year-old Madden Choate watches as a scoop of chicken and noodles is put on his plate.
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Man faces two charges for allegeding firing shots
A 32-year-old Hastings man was charged Monday with two felonies for allegedly firing several shots into the air on Sunday.
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Fire damages John Deere dealership
FAIRFIELD — A fire early Tuesday morning that could be seen from miles away caused extensive damage to the main building of a John Deere dealership east of here.
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Champions top 4-H livestock auction
The Adams County Fairfest officially ended Monday morning with the 4-H livestock auction.
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New site helps church clear Planning Commission
After being turned down the first time, the Gospel Community Church finally was recommended for a conditional use permit to conduct church services.
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Cancer ‘mess’ becomes Minden family’s message
MINDEN — Make your mess your message.
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Hastings man arrested for shooting firearm
A 32-year-old Hastings man was arrested for allegedly firing several shots into the air during an argument Sunday night in the parking lot of the north Burger King.
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Hermann nabs top spot at round robin
The best of the best 4-H showmen got a taste of how the other half lives in this year’s round robin livestock show Sunday at Adams County Fairfest.
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Webster County Fair off to saucy start
BLADEN — The kickoff for the Webster County Fair here this weekend included a new event designed to showcase the wonders of beef brisket when it is prepared by the right set of hands.
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Fine feathered friends
Voaglan Katzberg walked into the poultry barn Friday just as the grand champion standard pullet sign was being attached to his brown leghorn's cage.
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Where's the beef? 4-H'ers know!
Bailey Hinrichs, 19, of Ayr and her Charolais steer, Phil, pulled off the triple crown Friday at the Adams County 4-H beef show.
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Kids get creative with ice cream
There's a saying that there's always room for ice cream.
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HU names new director of operations
A current employee was picked to serve as Hastings Utilities’ new director of operations by the Board of Public Works during its meeting Thursday.
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Youth learn riding skills for therapeutic horse show
Walking over a bridge, weaving in and out of poles, backing the horse up and stopping at a mailbox, 13-year-old Rachel Mieth of Glenvil demonstrated the skills she had learned through the summer.
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Juniata teen big winner at small animal show
Cats, gold fish and a gecko, oh my!
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Mary Lanning to take over marathon
Mary Lanning Healthcare officials have stepped in to fill the void created when former Adams Central activities director Ron Alexander announced that he no longer would be coordinating the Hastings Marathon.
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Blue Hill teen repeats at sheep show
Abbagail Lora has had a good couple of years at the Adams County 4-H sheep show.
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4-H’ers take extra care of bunnies
In amongst judging all the rabbits lined up on a table under a tent Wednesday at the Adams County Fairfest, judge Shannon Ahlman took a slight detour.
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With temperatures dipping into the 50s in the early morning hours this week, livestock handlers were grateful to Mother Nature for having one less thing to worry about as they cleaned stalls and got their animals ready for Adams County Fairfest competition.
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Out with the old Russ's building
Demolition began Tuesday afternoon on a building that had been used as a grocery store in Hastings for almost 50 years.
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With temperatures dipping into the 50s in the early morning hours this week, livestock handlers were grateful to Mother Nature for having one less thing to worry about as they cleaned stalls and got their animals ready for Adams County Fairfest competition.
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Ninth Street closing through college
After nearly 90 minutes of public debate, the Hastings City Council voted unanimously Monday to close a portion of East Ninth Street that cuts through the Hastings College campus.
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HEBRON — The Hebron man arrested last month on several felony charges after allegedly using a handgun to kill the family dog inside his home waived his preliminary hearing Monday and was bound over to district court.
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Contest winner eats 12 hotdogs
MINDEN — Minutes before downing 12 hot dogs in eight minutes Monday evening, Quenton Timm enjoyed a cheeseburger at one of the Kearney County Fair food stands.
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Open class registration busy day at fair
Monday was a busy day at the Adams County Fairgrounds as hundreds of open class entries made their way into the Activities Building.
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Hardy woman achieves GED after 10 years
HARDY — After a long journey, Denise Fuller is finally getting her high school diploma at age 35.
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No death penalty for Glenvil man

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The sidewalks along Second Street in the downtown were crowded Saturday morning as families came out for the annual Adams County Fairfest Parade.
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Hastings firefighters assist G.I.
Hastings firefighters helped extinguish a Grand Island fire that destroyed part of a downtown building Sunday evening.
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Buyers make book purchases up to last minute
"Just one more minute!"
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All 8 Friends' board members to resign
The eight-member board of Friends of the Hastings Public Library is expected to announce its collective resignation today in a letter to the library board and Friends volunteers, a Friends board member said this morning.
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Book sale booming
For Deb Lyons of Hastings, it was easy-to-read books to stock her daughter-in-law's first-grade classroom for the fall.
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'Milkers' give swine a try
CLAY CENTER — Kaydee Caldwell has learned the secret to showing a happy pig.
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Clay County hosts horseless rodeo
CLAY CENTER — Sitting in a wheelbarrow on top of a saddle with her legs crossed in front of her, Lindsey Hinrichs held her arms out in front of her and whooped.
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Fired up for recovery
For the fifth straight year, a local ministry dedicated to helping people overcome hurts, habits and hang-ups flipped burgers and lifted spirits during the barbecue Friday night for the Recovery in the Park Celebration at Brickyard Park.
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City picks partners for downtown development
In a special meeting Thursday night, the Hastings City Council unanimously selected two partners to be the developers for the mixed use downtown redevelopment project adjacent to the City Auditorium.
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Roseland man narrowly escapes sinkhole
HOLSTEIN — Vince Shaw of Roseland is one lucky man.
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Deweese social club opening for centennial celebration
DEWEESE — Then: In 1914, 30 years after he immigrated as a baby with his family from Czechoslovakia to Deweese, Enos Vap built what became known as the Enos Vap Implement & Hardware Store.
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Hail leaves little left in fields
Little is left of cornstalks and soybean vines after Wednesday’s hail storm and strong winds that seemed to cut a 4-mile-wide path from seven miles northwest of Kenesaw to seven miles southeast of Holstein.
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Judge rejects restitution amount
CLAY CENTER — It’s back to the drawing board to establish an appropriate restitution amount for a former Fairfield city clerk who is accused of embezzling more than $100,000.
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Kids Camp sows curiosity about plants
In the book “The Carrot Seed,” a young boy plants a carrot seed and waits for it to grow.
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Area man crashes homemade aircraft
HARVARD — A rural Clay Center man was treated and released from Memorial Community Health hospital in Aurora following a plane crash near here Wednesday morning.
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Storm takes toll on area crops
A series of thunderstorms carrying damaging hail and strong winds Wednesday evening ravaged areas west of Hastings, knocking out power and undermining what had been a favorable growing season for many area farmers.
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Volunteers move thousands of books into place
If you like books, the Hastings Public Library has a special treat for you.
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Area fair moves beef show to evening
FRANKLIN — As the sun set behind them, Brooke Dallman let her steer Diesel drink some water minutes after they earned a pair of purple ribbons.
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Breaking News: Plea deal made in child abuse case
A 30-year-old Hastings man has taken a plea deal in the negligent death of his girlfriend's 4-year-old son.
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Even though she knows each dog by name, she never knows which dogs will be out.
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Indoor archery range in planning stages
A local archery club is seeking approval from Adams County officials to expand into a new archery range north of Hastings.
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Emergency manager remembered
GENEVA — Terry Marshall, who worked 31 years in emergency management in Adams and Fillmore counties, is being remembered as a man who was passionate about his work.
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Change to comp plan turns heated
A proposed amendment to change Adams County's comprehensive plan for future land use turned into a heated discussion Monday about landowner rights.
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Casey's plans new store in Juniata
Monday night the Adams County Planning and Zoning Commission recommended the construction of a new Casey's Convenience Store in Juniata.
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Spring weather took turn for the wetter
While Saturday and Sunday's heat and sunshine may make recent rainfall seem like a distant memory, statistics paint a soggy picture of late spring and early summer 2014 — especially compared to the previous two dry years.
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Recovery in the Park features BBQ, concert
Revive Ministries will host its fifth annual Recovery in the Park celebration featuring a barbecue and live music at 6 p.m. Friday at Brickyard Park, 1919 W. D. Street.
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City sees increase in building permits
The number of new homes under construction in Hastings so far this year could be a sign that the city and local economy are bouncing back after a few stagnant years.
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Underground contaminants released from landfill
City and state officials are closely monitoring for contaminants in the groundwater from an apparent leak in one of the old buried cells at Hastings Landfill.
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Faces of Business: Bryan Lubeck
ALMA — As assistant manager of the Lower Republican Natural Resources District, Bryan Lubeck is a number cruncher.
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Children's Parade
The boys and girls riding bikes and scooters around Fisher Fountain took advantage of cool weather Friday as they participated in the YWCA of Adams County's annual Independence Day children's parade.
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Airman welcomed back to Hastings
After traveling 24 hours straight, Airman Ryan Fitzgerald was welcomed home Thursday by assembled crowds along Burlington Avenue.
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Parts of area in 'high risk' designation
About 127 square miles within Tribland would be subject to more stringent regulations on groundwater use under a proposal being considered by the Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District board of directors.
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Clay County Fair includes new event
CLAY CENTER — Organizers of the Clay County Fair are adding redneck flair this year with the implementation of a new event.
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Mother of son who shot brother released from jail
A Hastings mother accused of child abuse in connection with her 4-year-old son's death is now out of jail.
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Independence Day traditions continue
Independence Day traditions will continue Friday in Hastings for the Fisher Fountain activities organized by the YWCA of Adams County as well as the Brickyard Park concert and fireworks display.
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Wife of deceased Minden employee files suit against school district
MINDEN — The widow of the Minden city employee who died Aug. 13, 2013, from injuries sustained clearing sewer lines is suing Minden Public Schools.
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Supervisors vote against closing rural road
Initially, the Adams County Board of Supervisors was open to the idea of closing a one-mile section of 42nd Street that runs through Gottsch Feedlot near Juniata.
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YMCA announces pool renovation campaign
Ag Processing Inc. donated $50,000 to the Hastings Family YMCA this morning to kick off a fundraising campaign to renovate the indoor swimming pool at the 16th Street location.
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Faces of Tribland: James Carson
As manager of Walmart Supercenter in Hastings, James Carson is the one to whom the rest of the store's employees look to for guidance and leadership.
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Mural highlights lobby restoration
HEBRON — Some local history has been tossed in with movie magic to create one of the latest additions to the lobby of the Majestic Theatre.
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