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Public can watch sculptor work on Susan La Flesche Picotte statue in Lincoln

Omaha World-Herald 13 Jun 2021
The Lincoln Parks Foundation is funding his visit to Nebraska ... Susan La Flesche Picotte,” said Judi Gaiashkibos, director of the Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs ... 11, the first officially recognized Indigenous People’s Day in Nebraska ... Renovations begin on old Nebraska hospital founded by nation's first Native American doctor.
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Editorial: We’re so ready to celebrate!

The North Platte Telegraph 13 Jun 2021
» Welcome back (belatedly), Miss Nebraska, which crowned its 35th North Platte winner last night ... It was the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission that launched Nebraskaland Days in 1965 in the state’s capital city ... Game and Parks accepted statewide bids ... Nearly 20 years later, Miss Nebraska organizers decided to hold their 1985 event in North Platte.
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Learning to love camping can take time, but it's worth the effort

Lincoln Journal Star 13 Jun 2021
LINDSAY ROGERS Nebraska Game and Parks Commission ... We carefully have planned weeklong excursions to national parks and had countless spontaneous weekend trips to local state parks ... Nebraska News. 'Conservation success story' -- Game & Parks considers river otter season ... JULIE GEISER Nebraska Game and Parks Commission ... Awesome hunt in Nebraska.
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Looking back at the Buck: 20 years later, fond memories remain of Nebraska's rickety old ballpark

The Columbus Telegram 13 Jun 2021
You won't be surprised to learn Nebraska swept the Longhorns that weekend ... This June marks 20 years since Nebraska played its final games in Buck Beltzer ... Nebraska could have played those final games at the sparkling new field not far away — Haymarket Park was finished that spring, and was ready to host a super regional if called upon ... Nebraska vs.
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Outdoors events, 6/13

Lincoln Journal Star 13 Jun 2021
SeminarBecoming an Outdoors-Woman Trap Shooting Series, 6-8 p.m., Platte River State Park Outdoor Heritage Complex, Louisville ... Pistol, 6-9 p.m., Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, 4703 N ... Archery event — Archery hike, noon-6 p.m., Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, 4703 N.
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Dog sends vehicle towards Lake Ogallala after knocking it into gear

Sandhills Express 13 Jun 2021
The Nebraska State Patrol says the vehicle owner parked their car to scope-out a fishing spot at the lake north of Ogallala.
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What fell around Central Park Mall

Omaha World-Herald 13 Jun 2021
They are among at least 125 properties demolished in and around the Central Park Mall during the 1970s and 1980s as Omaha worked to refresh its struggling downtown ... Dale Clark Library, Central Park Plaza, Peter Kiewit Conference Center and 1200 Landmark Center ... Nebraska Clothing Company at 1416 Farnam St.
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Remains found at Pawnee Lake identified as missing Lincoln woman

Omaha World-Herald 13 Jun 2021
Carly Schaaf — described by her mother as a homebody with a deep affection for her two dogs — had not been heard from since the morning of May 17, when she went missing from the family's home on Worthington Avenue near Irvingdale Park ... Notable Nebraska and Iowa crime news of 2021 ... NEBRASKA SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY.
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A labor of love: Bringing Friend's 1886 Opera House back to life

Omaha World-Herald 13 Jun 2021
Once, local legend has it, workers wrangled a baby elephant up a steep staircase to the Opera House in Friend, the entertainment hub of what was then a bustling railroad town in southeast Nebraska ... Paul Johnsgard, Nebraska's internationally respected naturalist, dies at 89 ... Nebraska's Mahoney State Park is an all-season playground full of fun.
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Deja vu for downtown Omaha as Gene Leahy Mall returns to street level

Omaha World-Herald 13 Jun 2021
Behind feathered bangs and typewriters, office workers of the mid-1970s watched as construction crews leveled a swath of downtown Omaha and then scooped out the sunken park that would become Gene Leahy Mall ... Omaha’s urban park changed the city once ... Dixon said the Parks Department often was hampered by other city demands ... Central Park Mall - 1975.
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Meet the 2021 All-Nebraska baseball team

Omaha World-Herald 13 Jun 2021
Now he captains the All-Nebraska baseball team ... The Nebraska pledge drew the attention of pro scouts, eager to aim their radar guns at the hard-throwing right-hander ... Christo is the honorary captain of the All-Nebraska team ... Moquin, another Nebraska pledge, was the ace of the Millard South staff ... ALL-NEBRASKA SELECTIONS.
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Outdoors Briefs For June 12, 2021, Edition

Yankton Daily Press 12 Jun 2021
– The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission approved a 2021 river otter harvest season and a 2022 mountain lion hunting season at its June 11 meeting in Chadron ... — Every Nebraska Game and Parks Commission conservation officer, as ... Find 100 Birds During Nebraska Parks Centennial Year.
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Otter trapping, mountain lion hunting seasons OK'd by Nebraska Game and Parks

Lincoln Journal Star 12 Jun 2021
River otter trapping and mountain lion hunting seasons both were approved Friday at the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission meeting in Chadron ... Unregulated harvest and loss of habitat wiped out the species in Nebraska until Game and Parks released 159 otters on seven waterways from 1986 to 1991.
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Donor to Nebraska anti-gambling campaign will pay record-breaking late filing fee

The North Platte Telegraph 12 Jun 2021
LINCOLN — An Ohio-based group that poured more than $2.3 million into fighting Nebraska's casino gambling measures last fall will pay a record-breaking fee for missing a campaign finance report deadline. But the fee would have been 10 times larger if not for action by the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission last week.
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STAND ALONE Myles honored

Scottsbluff StarHerald 12 Jun 2021
A 56-year-old Mitchell man died in a crash Saturday, according to information released from the Nebraska State Patrol ... There’s a birthday bash planned in Nebraska’s Pine Ridge June 11-12 as Chadron State Park celebrates its centennial. The Nebraska Game and Parks system is also celebrating centennial events across the state this year.
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