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Severe weather for May 17, 2022

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – The National Weather Service of Omaha has announced severe weather warnings Tuesday. [UPDATE at 11:15 a.m.] Another severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Thurston County until 1:30 p.m. It will affect the communities of Pender, Thurston, Winnebago and Walthill. The NWS stated that [11:50 a.m.] A flash flood warning […]
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Corydon Times-Republican

Thurston County primary comes down to 1 vote, Cedar County board member loses re-election bid

HARTINGTON, Neb. -- One county board incumbent in Northeast Nebraska lost Tuesday, while another trailed by a single vote as a recount loomed. In Cedar County, challenger Dick Donner defeated incumbent Chris Tramp by a vote of 411 to 333 for the GOP nomination in Board of Commissioner District 3, according to unofficial results. A second incumbent commissioner, Dave McGregor, won the Republican nomination in District 3 over challenger Kelly Hammer, 582-265.
CEDAR COUNTY, NE
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WOWT

Crews respond to Burt County grass fire, town briefly evacuated

BURT COUNTY, Neb. (WOWT) - A town was evacuated Saturday as crews responded to a large grass fire in Burt County. According to the Nebraska State Patrol, the town of Macy in Thurston County was evacuated as a fire raged in nearby Burt County. Residents were allowed to return to their homes a short time later.
BURT COUNTY, NE
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Three Hospitalized Following Two Vehicle Pender Crash

PENDER, Neb. — Three people were hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash in northeast Nebraska on Wednesday, according to Thurston County’s sheriff office responders. Authorities were called to the scene of the crash in Pender shortly after noon. The accident occurred as a red SUV going south on Highway...
PENDER, NE
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Wayne Bowlers Close Regular Season With Road Wins, District Action Begins Tuesday

PENDER – With district bowling competition beginning next Tuesday, the Wayne High girls and boys bowling teams closed out their regular season Thursday late afternoon. From Pender Lanes in Pender, WHS visited Thurston County. Both teams battled tough lane conditions but battled through the dry lanes. The Wayne boys...
WAYNE, NE
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Nebraska: Locally acquired Lyme disease reported in Thurston County

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) was notified by the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department of two cases of Lyme disease locally acquired within their jurisdiction. Both patients reported likely exposure around the same timeframe at sites located near one another in Thurston County. Due to the...
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Pedestrian killed in crash involving Nebraska State trooper identified

A pedestrian and the Nebraska State Trooper involved in a fatal collision near Walthill in October have both been identified. Brad Elsea was driving a Patrol-owned Chevrolet Equinox south on U.S. 77 in Thurston County just after 5 a.m. on Oct. 21 when the vehicle struck Sierra J. Stricker, a 24-year-old Walthill woman, according to the incident's crash report.
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Lyme disease bacteria detected in northeast Nebraska tick population

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department has reported two cases of Lyme disease to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). NNPHD reported both patients were exposed around the same time at sites near one another in Thurston County. DHHS, NNPHD and the Winnebago...
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First confirmed cases of Lyme disease contracted from ticks in Nebraska

Nebraska has never had a case of Lyme disease confirmed to be contracted within the state-- until now. Officials with Nebraska's Department of Health and Human Services say two cases of Lyme disease were recently confirmed in Thurston County. Lyme disease is an infection caused by specific bacteria from the...
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