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HASTINGS – Central Community College event planning students have prepared an insightful and interesting exhibit intended to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the end of World War II. It will also honor the role Hastings played in World War II through the U.S. Naval Ammunition Depot (NAD) …

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Hall County voters have a new resource this election season to know what races will be on their November 3, 2020 General Election ballot. “Nebraska Voter Check let’s a voter look up his or her own individual ballot,” said Tracy Overstreet, Hall County election commissioner. “If you’re not ce…

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Back in 2018, Grand Island Area Habitat for Humanity was wrapping up a capital campaign for its first sub-division. As fall weather brought cooler weather, the race to get infrastructure completed was heating up.

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LINCOLN – The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Medicaid and Long-Term Care announce that healthcare benefits for Medicaid Expansion/Heritage Health Adult (HHA) will begin October 1, 2020, for Nebraskans who have been determined eligible for Medicaid Expansion.  Appl…

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LINCOLN – Hall County has received another membership dividend, this time in the amount of $40,124, from the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (NIRMA), the county’s property, liability and workers’ compensation coverage and risk management services provider.  The dividen…

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The Nebraska State Fair has proudly managed and grown the Aksarben Stock Show since 2018 and has every intention of continuing to do so for many years to come. State Fair Executive Director, Bill Ogg and Nebraska State Fair Board Chairwoman, Beth Smith met with the Aksarben Foundation staff …

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HASTINGS – South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported the weekly update to SHDHD's COVID-19 Risk Dial, which is a summary of current COVID-19 conditions in the South Heartland District. "Our health district COVID-19 risk summary score moved from 2.0 to 2.1, which i…

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – September 15, 2020 – Dollar General announces its store at 2511 W. Second St. in Hastings is now open. Normal hours of operation may be found online here or through the Dollar General app.    

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Online grief and support groups are open to anyone in the community and are a great way to find support while sharing common experiences and coping tips in the safety and comfort of your home. Your loved one did not have to be with Tabitha. Participation is free, please register online at Ta…

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On August 12th, Governor Ricketts announced the recipients of 2020 Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund (NAHTF) dollars. South Central Economic Development District (SCEDD) was a beneficiary of the announcement and has been awarded NAHTF Technical Assistance funding by the Nebr. Dept. of E…

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GRAND ISLAND -  The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) board of directors will hold a public levy hearing prior to the August board meeting. The levy hearing will begin at 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, September 3, 2020, with the board of directors meeting following at 2:00 p.m. Bo…

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LINCOLN — Nebraskans for Medical Marijuana announced today that their signature drive succeeded in collecting enough signatures to put their constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana on the 2020 statewide ballot. 

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Hastings – Today South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported on SHDHD's COVID-19 Risk Dial, which provides a summary of current COVID-19 conditions in the South Heartland District. "The needle on the risk dial decreased slightly to 1.9 or 'high moderate,'" said SHDH…

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QUINCY, Illinois — Titan International, Inc. (Titan) is proud to announce the new Titan Hi-Dration Lug irrigation tire, which is the first radial non-directional irrigation tire on the market. In addition to being available from Titan and Goodyear Farm Tire dealers, the new Hi-Dration Lug wi…

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LINCOLN — Following the successful and healthy completion of the 2020 Nebraska Shrine Bowl Game played in Kearney on Saturday, July 11, the Nebraska Shrine Bowl Executive Board is proud to announce the coaching staff selections for the 63rd annual Shrine Bowl of Nebraska. The following Nebra…

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HASTINGS – Today South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported on SHDHD's COVID-19 Risk Dial, which provides a summary of current COVID-19 conditions in the South Heartland District. "The needle on the risk dial moved to 2.2 this week, up from 1.8 the previous week," …

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KEARNEY, August 6, 2020 – Nebraska food banks will soon be able to provide more beef to families in need thanks to the "Good Life. Great Steaks." T-shirt campaign coordinated by the Nebraska Beef Council and the Rural Radio Network. During the four-week promotion, over 1,200 shirts imprinted…

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Trumbull resident Sheree Su (Drew) Ott, 56, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2020, at her home nestled next to her husband and surrounded by her children and sister.

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Hastings – Tuesday, July 28 South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported on SHDHD's COVID-19 Risk Dial, which provides a summary of current COVID-19 conditions in the South Heartland District.

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HASTINGS – The Adams County Convention & Visitors Bureau is hosting this year’s Art in the Park event on Sunday, August 2, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm at Libs Park in Hastings, Nebraska. We are excited to announce that at this year’s Art in the Park, there will be 40 artisans showcasing …