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Bats: A common fear in homes

Late summer and fall is the time of year that bats are found in houses and apartments in growing numbers. This may be due to cooler weather co…

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DC Diamonds 10U wrap up season

DC Diamonds 10U wrap up season

The David City Diamonds District 10 and under softball team completed its season with a trip to the state tournament July 17 - 19 in Hastings.

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Fortenberry announces appearances

Congressman Jeff Fortenberry will meet with constituents throughout eastern Nebraska during the first week of August. He has constituent town …

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David City men tied to Colorado robbery

David City men tied to Colorado robbery

Three men from David City and living in Lincoln are in a heap of legal trouble after a traffic stop just east of the Colorado border turned up…

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Website dedicated to beef cattle genetics

A new website dedicated to beef cattle genetics has been launched at the 2015 Beef Improvement Federation Conference. eBEEF.org (http://ebeef.…

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Rabbit show helps fill the poultry gap

Rabbit show helps fill the poultry gap

During every Butler County Fair, the open air structure on the southwest side of fairgrounds is a contrast. The honking geese, clucking chicke…

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Storms leave trail of damage

The storms that rolled through early Tuesday morning left a trail of downed trees from northwest of Bruno through Abie.

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TeamMates 'Party in the Park' on Thursday

The Butler County TeamMates chapter will host its “Party in the Park” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, July 30, at the City Park in David City.

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Art Day Camp walk-ins welcomed

Butler County Arts Council Art Day camp sessions still have room for walk-ins this week in the art room of Aquinas High School.

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Brainard gets unexpected extra help

Brainard gets unexpected extra help

The village's islands of flowers planted along Madison Street and the village park are weed free. The buses and vans of East Butler High Schoo…

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Opinion

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Changing the culture of Corrections a welcome idea, but is it doable?

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Thinking about health

Just five years ago, Congress passed a big, widely hailed law that promised to make Americas’ food supply safer. But because of inadequate fun…

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Nebraska is neither a high-tax nor a low-tax state

Nebraska’s taxes and tax rates are a lot like our geography – right in the middle.

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Letter to the Editor

Thank you Brainard Community

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Poll: Optimism in rural Nebraska highest in two decades

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Capitol View

Sesquicentennial, a one-hundred-and-fiftieth anniversary.

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The Fort Report

Late last spring I discovered a mouse living in my outside air conditioner unit. No wonder it wasn’t blowing cold air. We cleaned it out, but …

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SCOTUS ruling only one factor in insurance decisions

At the end of its 2014-15 term the Supreme Court decided that the key component of the Affordable Care Act---the tax subsidies available to he…

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Capitol View

Capitol View

Ben Franklin is credited with saying “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” The same holds true for the in…

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Letter to the Editor

Thank you to all who assisted at the Blood Drive held June 2 in David City. The quota was surpassed, thanks to the first-time and regular dono…

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Sports

DC Diamonds 10U wrap up season

DC Diamonds 10U wrap up season

The David City Diamonds District 10 and under softball team completed its season with a trip to the state tournament July 17 - 19 in Hastings.

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Outdoor News

August Outdoor Calendar

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Green and Silver split all-star doubleheader

Green and Silver split all-star doubleheader

COLUMBUS -- For the second straight year, the Green and Silver all-stars split a doubleheader at the Columbus Telegram/Central Community Colle…

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David City Diamonds complete season

David City Diamonds complete season

The David City Diamonds 8 and under softball has completed the 2015 season. They played in 3 tournaments: Seward June Jam, York 8 and under an…

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Recruits welcome Wesleyan’s conference switch

Recruits welcome Wesleyan’s conference switch

LINCOLN -- It is a time of change for University of Nebraska Wesleyan athletics, and a pair of the Columbus-area standout athletes look to sta…

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Commission sets 2015 early teal dates

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission set the 2015 early teal season dates at its July 16 meeting in Sidney. The teal hunting seaso…

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DC Ponies runners-up in I-80

DC Ponies runners-up in I-80

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DC Blue Blaze third at State Tournament

DC Blue Blaze third at State Tournament

The David City Blue Blaze 18U softball team placed third in the Class C 18 U ASA State Softball Tournament held in Hastings July 10-12.  Follo…

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Rising City 11U softball is undefeated

Rising City 11U softball is undefeated

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Rockets 12U runners up at S. Sioux City

Rockets 12U runners up at S. Sioux City

The Rockets 12U softball team finished runners-up in the 12&U Class C State Softball Tournament hosted in South Sioux City July 10-12.The …

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Obituaries

Marie E. Polacek

Marie E. Polacek, 88, of Brainard, died Sunday, August 2, 2015 at david place in David City. Funeral Mass: Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015, 10 a.m. at…

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Verna M. Potter

Verna M. Potter, 85, of Rising City died Monday, Aug. 3 at david place in David City. Funeral services are pending with Chermok Funeral Home, …

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Dorothy G. Zegers

Dorothy G. Zegers

Dorothy G. Zegers, 89, of David City, passed away July 30, 2015 at the Butler County Health Care Center.

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Matthew Harris Jochim

Matthew Harris Jochim of Fort Collins, Colo., passed away July 22, 2015.

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Helen Hlavac

Helen Hlavac

Helen Hlavac, 86, of David City, died Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at the Butler County Health Care Center in David City.

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Ivan James DeBaecke

Ivan James DeBaecke

Ivan James DeBaecke, 91, of the Villages, Fla., passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015.

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