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Driving big military trucks runs in family
HARVARD — After Brian Tobler used a 5-ton military truck to take the commercial drivers license test earlier this year he bragged to his grandmother, Rhoda, that he was probably the only person in Nebraska to do so.
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Jimmy Buffett guitarist brings 'piece of paradise' to Hastings
It wasn't exactly Margaritaville, but an intimate backyard concert performed Saturday in Hastings by longtime Jimmy Buffett guitarist Peter Mayer was still a piece of paradise for self-described Parrot Head Dan Peters.
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Five Points Bank ends season at state
In the five games of the A-7 Area tournament, the Five Points Bank American Legion baseball team scored 53 runs, which helped the team overcome 11 errors during that span.
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Charles "Chuck" W. Laue
Harvard resident Charles "Chuck" W. Laue, 61, died July 14, 2015, at his home. Services will be Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. at the Apfel Funeral Home Chapel in Hastings with Derek Apfel officiating. Charles wishes were to be cremated. Burial will be in the Fort McPherson National Cemetery in Maxwell, Neb., at a later date. Apfel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Abigail L. Schrock
Hastings resident Abigail L. Schrock, 16, died Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. A celebration of life is 1 p.m. Tuesday at First St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hastings with the Rev. Joel Remmers officiating. Interment will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. In honoring her wishes to be cremated there will be no viewing or visitation. DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.
David James Schwisow
David James Schwisow, 36, of Lincoln died while kayaking in the Yellowstone River of Montana on July 19, 2015. A celebration of David's life is tentatively scheduled for the evening of Saturday, Aug. 1.

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