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  • Bluehawks overcome turnovers Bluehawks overcome turnovers Teamwork and solid defense got St. Cecilia to an opening-night victory on a night when the Bluehawks were less than polished...
  • Former STC priest accepts new position Former STC priest accepts new position A former assistant pastor at St. Cecilia Catholic Church is heading to the nation's capital for a lesson...
  • Shutout Shutout Hastings High quarterback Braedon Valentine had the look of confidence going into Friday's season-opener...
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Longtime Hastings doctor battles ALS
A longtime pediatrician and community leader in Hastings is not letting the devastating effects of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis stop him from continuing his life's work in service to others.
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Former St. Cecilia priest heads to D.C. for assignment
A former assistant pastor at St. Cecilia Catholic Church is heading to the nation's capital for a lesson in diplomacy.
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Wood waste pickup a costly proposition, city officials say
City wood debris cleanup efforts triggered by a series of significant area storms in 2014 have proven both costly and time-consuming.
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Experts: Limit tree damage with maintenance
Patience is key in deciding what to do with trees wounded in the multiple storms that have torn through the area this season.
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Faces of Business: Randy Ruhter
For Randy Ruhter and his three brothers, few events throughout the year could top going to the Burwell Rodeo. As children growing up on a farm near Prosser, Ruhter and his brothers helped their parents to raise sheep and grow crops.
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Abdullah, offense historic in NU debut

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Neeley: Abdullah is the real deal
LINCOLN — I remember these kind of Nebraska games when I was a kid — by the third quarter the only reason you continued to tune in to Lyle Bremser is to know the final total yardage tally for NU. Numbers sound more important on radio. But Nebraska's 784 total yards against Florida Atlantic has a nice ring to it.
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Tigers shutout Gering
Hastings High quarterback Braedon Valentine had the look of confidence going into Friday's season-opener. His coach said he saw it in his signal-callers' eyes.
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Patriots drop opener 34-7
The new era of Adams Central football received a rude welcome back into the ranks of Class B.
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STC overcomes turnovers, penalties for victory
Teamwork and solid defense got St. Cecilia to an opening-night victory on a night when the Bluehawks were less than polished in several facets of the game.
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Defending champs E-M blast Kenesaw
KENESAW — Kyle Jensen did his work in the offseason. The Kenesaw defense would agree.
The Exeter-Milligan senior back ran through arm tackles and dodged Blue Devils defenders en route to a 200-yard, four-touchdown performance in the defending state champions' 52-26 victory on Friday night.
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St. Patrick's beats defending champs
DONIPHAN — In a Class C-2 state quarterfinal playoff game last season, Doniphan-Trumbull came from behind to beat North Platte St. Patrick's 42-20 en route to the school's first state title.
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Rochelle S. Dixon-Jones
Hastings resident Rochelle S. Dixon-Jones, 42, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at her home. Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Hastings with the Rev. Greg Lindenberger officiating. There will be no viewing or visitation. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to www.lbvfh.com
Leroy R. Wall
Davenport resident Leroy Robertson Wall, 87, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Thayer County Health Services in Hebron. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Christ in Davenport with the Rev. Ron Shields officiating. Private family inurnment is at Edgar Cemetery in Edgar. Williams Funeral Home of Edgar is in charge of arrangements.
Alice M. Wynn
Hastings resident Alice Mae Wynn, 89, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are pending with Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Hastings.
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