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New NET Documentary Reveals Husker Spirit Only Nebraska Fans Understand

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LINCOLN, Neb. (Nov. 19, 2020) – Nebraska fans are passionate about Husker sports and the game day experience. A new television documentary from NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, digs into the archives to explore how cheerleaders, dancers, mascots and the Cornhusker marching band contribute spirit and pride.

G&P to Release Pheasants on WMAs

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The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will release rooster pheasants on 16 wildlife management areas prior to the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Among the 16 areas are: Peru Bottoms (Nemaha County), Randall W.

Find the Time to Shop for Holiday Gifts this Season

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The holiday season is a busy time of year. So many activities are packed into a relatively short period of time, and it is easy to become a tad overwhelmed by it all. Once Black Friday arrives on November 27 (or Thanksgiving evening for those who can’t wait until Friday), holiday shoppers have less than a month to get all of their shopping done.

TSCI Inmate Death on Nov. 20

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November 20, 2020 (Tecumseh, Neb.) – Robert Ward #58491, age 70, died shortly before 10:00 a.m. today at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI). His sentence started on April 18, 2003. He was serving a life sentence on a charge of first degree murder out of Dawson County.

NDCS Staff Test positive for COVID

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Director Scott R. Frakes has announced that several staff members with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) are positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). On November 17, 2 cases were reported at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution. On November 18, 5 more cases were reported. On November 19, 1 more case was reported. On November 21, 3 more cases were reported. All staff members are self-isolating at home.

Safety at Thanksgiving During COVID-19

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The holiday meal and its preparation is the centerpiece of the Thanksgiving celebration and safe food handling in the kitchen is very important! There are many more safety guidelines to keep in mind this year due to our current pandemic. It is wise to follow all state directed health measures this year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in six Americans (48 million) will become ill from a food-borne illness this year. The following tips will help guard against food poisoning.

Courthouse Report

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Johnson County Court County Court records are reprinted from a report of disposed cases and may not reflect all actions taken. Speeding: Khu Hser, $75.00 and costs.

Bentzinger Shares Talent as Organist for 70 Years

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“Music has always been fulfilling for me,” said Grace Bentzinger, who was recognized on Tuesday, November 17 with a plaque, presented by Pastor Jim Helgren for serving as the organist for Sunday morning worship services at Grace Lutheran Church for 70 years. “It’s very humbling to be recognized. It’s a God-given talent and I’m happy to be able to share it with others.”