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Natural Resources Committee hears about flood mitigation

LINCOLN — A Nebraska senator’s proposal to help solve the state’s lack of a coordinated flood mitigation strategy received no opposition in front of the Natural Resources Committee on Feb. 5.

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Cedar girls put together 1-2 tourney mark

NORFOLK — The Cedar Catholic Lady Trojans ended the MidState Conference Tournament Saturday with a 1-2 record. Crofton won the tourney title with a 45-30 decision over Norfolk Catholic. 

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Despite slow start, Cedar earns 20-point win over O’Neill

HARTINGTON — Cedar Catholic got off to a slow start, but then shook off the rust to earn a 65-45 MidState Conference first-round win over O’Neill Tuesday at the Msgr. Werner Activity Center.

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Jerene Ann (Dietsch) Vandewege

VALLEY — Jerene Ann (Dietsch) Vandewege, 70, Valley, formerly of Omaha and Lincoln, died Feb. 6, 2020, after a brief illness.   Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m., Feb. 12, at

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Wynot boys are out-hustled by Creighton

PONCA — The Creighton Bulldogs had an easy time against Wynot in the Lewis and Clark Conference consolation game. Creighton ended up doubling up the score, earning a 70-35 win over the Blue Devils.

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Americans coming from China quarantined at Camp Ashland

LINCOLN — Fifty-seven Americans who were potentially exposed to the coronavirus in China, arrived Feb. 7 at Eppley Airfield in Omaha by plane after stopping in San Antonio, Texas. 

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Area girls will wind up the regular season this week

CEDAR CATHOLIC Games this Week: Thursday vs. Battle Creek, Friday at Pierce Outlook: It was a busy slate of Mid-States Tournament games for the Lady Trojans (7-10) last week as they dropped two of three games.

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USDA reminds producers of Feb. 28 deadline for Conservation Reserve Program general signup

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture reminds agricultural producers interested in the Conservation Reserve Program 2020 general signup to enroll by Feb.28. 

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