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Red Cross Seeks Blood Donations To Offset Seasonal Decline

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OMAHA, Neb. (July 1, 2015) — The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help offset a seasonal decline in donations and prevent a shortage this summer by giving blood. During June, July and August, there are about two fewer donors than needed at each Red Cross blood drive. This can add up to more than 100,000 fewer donations during ...

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Main Street Beatrice Ribfest 2015 Set For Saturday

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June 17, 2015 – Ribfest is here again!  Join Main Street Beatrice for an authentic American Street Celebration of great food, music, and fun!  The Annual Main Street Beatrice Ribfest will take place in the Security First Bank Parking Lot located between 6th & 7th on Ella in Beatrice on Saturday, June 20 from 3 pm to Midnight and is ...

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23rd Annual Tour Nebraska To Travel Through Area Saturday & Sunday

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Some 425 vehicles, all 30 years and older, will participate in a 600 mile, 2 day driving tour of southeast Nebraska Saturday and Sunday, as the Nebraska Rod and Custom Association will host the 23rd Annual Tour Nebraska. The Sunday route departs west from Lincoln bound for Seward, then drops south toward Beatrice, where a brief stop is planned at the Gage County Fairgrounds from ...

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Main Street Beatrice Celebrates National Preservation Month

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Beatrice, NE May 1, 2015 – Main Street Beatrice Celebrates National Preservation Month. Citizens in Beatrice, Nebraska will join thousands of individuals across the country to celebrate National Preservation Month this May. “Preservation Opens Doors to Opportunity” is the local theme of the month-long celebration sponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Communities from coast to coast are filled ...

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Habitat Specialists Available To Assist Local Landowners

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As hunting season approaches, Pheasants Forever, and Quail Forever remind landowners that habitat specialists are available, in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks.  They may assist with planning, implementing, and developing wildlife habitat management projects.  Planting native grasses, performing prescribed burns, and other practices can aid in maximizing native areas that foster wildlife.  Alex Thornberg is the ...

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Celebration Planned For Aggieville’s 125th Birthday

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Aggieville, Kansas’s oldest business district, will celebrate its 125th birthday with a Birthday Street Fair and Dance on September 20, 2014. This event will take place on Moro Street of Aggieville starting at 10:00 AM. This Birthday Bash will feature a state fair food cook-off, antique car show, carnival, maker faire, giant donut birthday cake, and dance. These events will ...

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Red Cross Blood Donors Give Patients More Time To Create Summer Memories

OMAHA, Neb. — Summer is a time for the days that never end — time to watch fireworks, have a picnic and root for the home team. While many people are having fun making summer memories, hospital patients are counting on volunteer donors to make time to give blood so they can continue making their own memories. Historically, during the ...

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Get Prepared; Turn The Clocks Ahead This Weekend

It’s time to turn the clocks ahead and lose an hour of sleep this weekend when Daylight Saving Time kicks in at 2:00 a.m. Sunday. The American Red Cross reminds everyone it’s also a great time to make sure you and your loved ones are prepared for emergencies. Locally, the cold winter months have been busy for Red Cross Disaster ...

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Amber Alert Cancelled By KBI; Velazquez & Delacruz No Longer In Kansas

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has cancelled the Kansas Amber Alert for Nomei Velazquez. The KBI reports that recent information indicate that she is no longer in Kansas. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has issued a Kansas Amber Alert for Nomei Velazquez. She is a 15 year old white female with black hair. She is 4 feet, 11 inches tall ...

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