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Storm sweep through Dorchester tri

DORCHESTER - The High Plains Storm picked up a pair of wins on the volleyball court Thursday, sweeping host Dorchester and then taking down Shelby-Rising City in three sets at the Longhorns’ tri. High Plains 2, Dorchester 0. After pulling out a 25-23 win in the opening set, the...
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Cross County wins the battle of the Cougars in three sets

STROMSBURG – Cross County and Central Valley squared off Thursday night with team name bragging rights on the line. Behind a balanced offensive attack and a strong outing at the net, it was Cross County who emerged as the superior Cougar, breaking out the brooms in a 25-18, 25-20, 25-19 sweep.
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Diego: The Pet of the Week

COLUMBUS, Neb. -- Meet Diego!. Diego is a seven-month-old mixed breed. He came to the Paws and Claws Adoption Center in Columbus as a surrender. Diego suffered from a broken elbow when he was surrendered, but has since recovered and is back to his puppy self. As a puppy, he...
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Prokopec receives award honoring service to Columbus community

COLUMBUS, Neb. -- A Columbus nurse is receiving recognition from her employer for exemplary service to her community. Carrie Prokopec, a nurse in Columbus Community Hospital’s emergency department, recently won the Service Over Self award. The award recognizes hospital staff who volunteer in Columbus and the surrounding communities. It...

Crash near Central City leaves one person dead, one critically injured

A two-vehicle crash just south of Central City in east-central Nebraska left one person dead and another with life-threatening injuries. First responders were called to the intersection of Nebraska 14 and L Road about 7:45 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Merrick County Sheriff’s Office. Investigators determined that a 2016...

Norfolk outduels Columbus, 6-3

The Norfolk boys tennis team won five of the six singles matches on its way to a 6-3 victory over host Columbus on Thursday. No. 1: Michael Fosterm, Norfolk def. Bohden Jedlicka, 8-0 No. 2: Alex Bauer, Norfolk def. Carter Goc, 8-2 No. 3: Alex Zoucha, Columbus def. Nick Speidel,...

One person killed in two-car crash south of Central City

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — One person was killed in a Tuesday morning crash just south of Central City. Responders were called to the intersection of Highway 14 and L Road just before 8 a.m., according to the Merrick County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities say a 2016 Jeep Patriot was...
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Columbus business to host annual Kids Safety Day Saturday

COLUMBUS, Neb. -- A business in Platte County is holding an event to help educate the public on children's safety. Mike's Auto Sales and Towing is hosting its annual Kids Safety Day event this Saturday. The event has been held every year for over 25 years. Children and their parents...
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Mustang boys run second, girls third at Palmer invite

CHAPMAN – A 9:30 a.m. start on Tuesday, September 20 did not impact the McCool Junction Mustangs as they took second at the Palmer invite at Bader Park near Chapman. The early start was due to a heat index projected to be over 100 degrees in the afternoon. Senior...
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Storm hosts Elba and St. Edward in volleyball tri

POLK – The High Plains Storm earned a pair of wins at their home tri on Tuesday night over the Elba Bluejays and the St. Edward Beavers. High Plains (10-5) defeated Elba (4-5) 25-14 and 25-20. High Plains defeated St. Edward is straight sets 25-12 and 25-20. No stats...
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Fatal crash on Highway 14 near Central City

CENTRAL CITY, Neb. -- One person is dead while another is seriously injured following a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning near Central City. The Merrick County Sheriff's Office said first responders were called out to the intersection of Highway 14 and L Road around 7:42 a.m. The preliminary investigation revealed that...

Ag business will move to Highway 39 site

A longtime Boone County agribusiness, D. C. Seed and Chemical, LLC is developing land along Highway 39, rural Albion, for its new business location. Owner Dallas Choat said the business is outgrowing its current location on the farm. The new facilities will included a 100 x 300 foot shop and warehouse, with a 60 x 60 foot office attached.

Junior High Rodeo here this weekend

Nebraska Junior High Rodeo will return to the Niewohner Arena on the Boone County Fairgrounds this Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24 and 25. Events will begin at 9 a.m. both days at the indoor and outdoor arenas. Fifth through eighth grade students will be competing in a variety of rodeo events. Over 100 contestants are expected.

Captain Ed Iwan honored at Memorial Forest dedication

Captain Edward D. Iwan of Albion was one of two Nebraska fallen heroes saluted in a special Honor and Remember ceremony held at the Nebraska Memorial Park in Omaha last Sunday, Sept. 18. This ceremony marked the beginning of a special project for the Nebraska chapter of Honor and Remember.

Donna Sallach to retire after 46 years at BCHC

If you’ve called or stopped in at the main desk of Boone County Health Center over the past 40-plus years, chances are you’ve talked with Donna Sallach. She started in the position 46 years ago on Jan. 6, 1976, and she plans to retire at the end of September 2022.

Town & Country Vet Clinic announces building project

A new and much larger clinic facility will be built for Town & Country Veterinary Clinic on their property northeast of Highway 39-14 in Albion. The new facility will include interior treatment space for both large and small animals. The lot has been leveled and is now ready for construction.