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Overeaters Anonymous meets weekly on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. on conference calls during the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information contact 308-529-0725.

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Do you have concerns about a child’s ability to see, hear, move, eat, talk, get along, and/ or play? ESU 10 has shared information with Dudley Elementary about the Early Development Network. EDN works with local school districts to provide FREE early childhood intervention for qualifying children. To refer a child or for more information contact EDN Services Coordination at (308)237-2280 or visit ednne.gov

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• Early Dismissal: Wednesdays, October 84, 21 and 28 will be 2:30 dismissals.

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“This was our first time ever to host a hand cornhusking event and we could not have done it without the experienced support of the Gothenburg Ag Committee. I so appreciate all the help we received especially from Josh and Helen Cool, who came over and spent the entire day with us, to train our volunteers on how to do the weighing and scoring,” shared Patti Simpson, Event Chairperson. Helen is pictured at left and Patti on the right. Helen’s husband Josh also participated in the men’s open division and her father, Pat Hecox Pat Hecox was on the second place Team Pick. (Contributed photos)

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Members of the board of the Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) have learned that complaints have been filed with the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission alleging the use of public electric ratepayer money to engage in prohibited campaign activities. The complaints allege that public power district officials have allowed public resources to be spent in violation of state law on candidate campaigns, while cloaking this activity from discovery by the public by transferring the funds through a private corporation to an independent political committee.

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LINCOLN, Neb. October 5, 2020 - For the week ending October 4, 2020, there were 6.6 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 25% very short, 42% short, 32% adequate, and 1% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 24% very short, 36% short, 39% adequate, and 1% surplus.

WILDFIRE SUNSET

Lack of rain has led to dry conditions which are causing wildfires in western states. The wind shift has blown the smoke to the midwest causing some unforgettable sunrises and sunsets. The fires have left nothing behind, destroying peoples’ lives, livestock, homes and much more while also affecting the air quality in many areas. These moments of awe are accentuated by particles put into the atmosphere by smoke and causing the other wavelengths of color and light to be diffused. SUZIE WAHLGREN

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It’s no secret that jurisdiction boundaries and miscommunication can plague first responders in their ability to take care of a situation as efficiently as possible. Thanks to the organization behind Traffic Incident Management (TIM), departments from Dawson County and beyond are signing a memorandum of unity pledging an oath of cooperation when it comes to traffic incidents.

Keep Safety in Mind as Hunting Seasons Begin Across Nebraska

September 26 recognized National Hunting and Fishing Day, and though fishing season is coming to an end, hunting season is just kicking off for all the avid outdoorsmen of the world. The Nebraska Game and Parks encourages safety among hunters and reminds adventurists to be cautious of possible accidents.

GHS Graduate Kerri Ristine Receives Caring Kind Award

KEARNEY, Neb. – Kerri Ristine was recently announced as CHI Health Good Samaritan’s 2020 Caring Kind Award winner. Ristine, radiation therapist in the hospital’s cancer center, was presented with the award by Good Samaritan President Michael Schnieders.

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