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Nebraska woman with cancer reconnects with pen pal from Wisconsin

Beatrice Daily Sun 19 Oct 2021
When she sent the first letter to her prospective pen pal nearly 75 years ago, Nebraska native Dorothy Reicks had no idea a lifetime of friendship was to follow. Reicks, who grew up in Pierce, Nebraska, was about 10 years old when she wrote her first letter to Joanne Thome of Johnsburg, Wisconsin ... Nebraska became the only state in the U.S.
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Ricketts launches $10 million campaign to have people come live and work in Nebraska

Beatrice Daily Sun 19 Oct 2021
Pete Ricketts on Monday announced the launch of a $10 million national marketing campaign funded by federal CARES Act money to attract people to come to Nebraska for jobs and to enjoy "the good life" that the state can provide ... Nebraska has 50,000 job openings and a great quality of life, Ricketts said, and it's time to "tell the world our story.".
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Ricketts, Nebraska school board group object to call for federal threat intervention

Beatrice Daily Sun 19 Oct 2021
The Nebraska Association of School Boards and Gov ... Ricketts urged members of the Nebraska State Board of Education to "push back" against what he called "overreach" that threatens the First Amendment rights of parents ... "We did not approve of the letter and had no role in its drafting," the Nebraska group said.
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Judicial commission hears from Kearney, Hastings lawyers who want to lead District Court

The Grand Island Independent 19 Oct 2021
The nine-person nominating commission is chaired by Justice William Cassel, a member of the Nebraska Supreme Court. After the hearing, held at the Hall County Courthouse, the panel recommended one or more names to Gov ... For the last six years, she has represented the Hall County attorney’s office with the Central Nebraska Drug Court.
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Ex-Wahoo police officer twice avoided arrest on sexual abuse allegations

Beatrice Daily Sun 18 Oct 2021
The third time the girl told officials about sexual abuse, the Nebraska State Patrol investigated, the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office prosecuted, and Vilmont was arrested ... She declined to comment and referred a reporter to prosecutor Corey O’Brien of the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office, who also declined to comment.
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Black Nebraskans incarcerated at disproportionate rate, new report shows

Beatrice Daily Sun 17 Oct 2021
Black residents in Nebraska are incarcerated at a rate of nearly nine times that of white people in the state, according to new research from a national research and advocacy organization focused on prison reform ... And Nebraska's Black incarceration rate is the 10th-highest in the country, outpacing the national average.
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Ricketts relaxes some health care licensing requirements

Beatrice Daily Sun 14 Oct 2021
Pete Ricketts signed an executive order that will let drug counselors, physical therapists and other health professionals practice in their field even if they aren't licensed in Nebraska, to try to address staffing shortages that have grown worse during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Homestead park harvests seeds to help restore portion of tallgrass prairie

Lincoln Journal Star 13 Oct 2021
Helping with the harvest was Nebraska master naturalist Lisa Christensen, who worked at Homestead to help fulfill the continuing educational and volunteer hours needed for her certification ... Man who helped save historic tractor now on display in Nebraska dies at 97. 20 photos to remind you how beautiful Nebraska is. Courthouse and Jailhouse Rocks.
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Watch Now: Ponca's Old Oak Tree rooted in 300 years of history

Lincoln Journal Star 13 Oct 2021
It was 223 years old when Nebraska achieved statehood in 1867 ... The Old Oak Tree is believed to be the oldest documented tree in Nebraska ... The tree is a popular attraction at the park, located along the Missouri River north of Ponca, Nebraska ... Nebraska Tourism ... Courthouse and Jail Rocks break the expansive Nebraska prairie near Bridgeport.
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Ex-trooper pleads not guilty in motorist's severe beating

The Columbus Telegram 13 Oct 2021
MONROE, La ... Wednesday’s hearing in Monroe was held via video conference ... “We are very disappointed in the fact that he was not detained this morning,” Donecia Banks-Miley, an attorney for Bowman, said outside the courthouse. People are also reading…. Former Nebraska Airboaters Association treasurer facing theft charges WATCH NOW ... .
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With 3-1 win against Penn State, Nebraska aces first Big Ten test to remain unbeaten ...

Beatrice Daily Sun 09 Oct 2021
Remember when the Nebraska volleyball team had a rare three-match losing streak, and a lot of problems with its offense? ... 10 Nebraska beat No ... It was Nebraska’s first match against a ranked Big Ten team this season, and the Huskers were up to the challenge ... “I kept telling them, ‘Attack with your serve,’” Cook said on the Nebraska Radio Network.
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Lincoln Journal Star publisher to also run Omaha World-Herald

Beatrice Daily Sun 08 Oct 2021
“As a native of Nebraska, I have always admired The World-Herald’s commitment to Omaha and the state,” Thomas said ... Besides serving as publisher of Nebraska's two largest newspapers, Thomas also will serve as group publisher for Lee properties in Nebraska and Iowa ... At the Courthouse Citation given following Gage County crash The Scene.
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Now that she's fully back, Lauren Stivrins has her sights on something else in last ...

Beatrice Daily Sun 08 Oct 2021
For the fans, it had been four months of hopefulness — and then two weeks of anticipation — that Stivrins would play again for the Nebraska volleyball team ... Stivrins is already an all-timer for the Huskers, a fierce competitor who shows you and tells you how much playing volleyball for Nebraska means to her.
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Standing Bear's love for education will live on at new Lincoln high school, descendants say

Lincoln Journal Star 08 Oct 2021
A school is a fitting way to honor the Ponca chief who famously returned to Nebraska from an Oklahoma reservation in the late 1800s to bury his son and challenged the U.S. government in an Omaha courthouse, said Larry Wright, leader of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska ... Nebraska Gov ... Nebraska Gov ... Nebraska Sen ... Nebraska Gov ... Nebraska Gov.
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Nebraska syringe plant ups production to help with vaccine

Beatrice Daily Sun 07 Oct 2021
(AP) — BD has completed an expansion at one of its Nebraska plants that will help the company continue providing hundreds of millions of needles and syringes to the U.S ... In addition to the Holdrege plant, BD has manufacturing plants in Broken Bow and Columbus, Nebraska ... At the Courthouse Adams man injured following crash The Scene.
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