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Oasis manager, who went from ‘pool rat’ to ‘Water park Queen,’ recalls life spent at ...

Hastings Tribune 14 Aug 2022
After 40 years with Grand Island Parks & Recreation, the "Water park queen,” as her co-workers call her, is preparing to hang up her crown ... Miller started working for Grand Island Parks & Rec as a lifeguard in 1983 ... Clouds of purple martins returning to midtown Omaha Explore 10 of Nebraska's water parks ... Nebraska Tourism. Big Blue Water Park.
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Vandals sink pieces of Louisville park's popular floating playground

Lincoln Journal Star 13 Aug 2022
The floating playground opened in 2018 as part of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s $35 million Venture Parks initiative, designed to draw new visitors to state parks and recreation areas ... 30 must-see Nebraska state and national park gems ... Smith Falls State Park near ...
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Oasis manager, who went from ‘pool rat’ to ‘Waterpark Queen,’ recalls life spent at the pool

York News-Times 13 Aug 2022
After 30 years with Grand Island Parks & Recreation, the "Waterpark Queen,” as her coworkers call her, is preparing to hang up her crown ... Miller started working for Grand Island Parks & Recreation as a lifeguard in 1983 ... Miller has never forgotten the water park’s particulars, she said ... Explore 10 of Nebraska's water parks ... Nebraska Tourism.
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On the quieter side: 9 state parks where you can escape the crowds

Rapid City Journal 13 Aug 2022
This scenic, tranquil park in northeast Nebraska offers a variety of outdoor experiences, including primitive and RV camping, picnicking, hiking, fishing, and wildlife viewing ... This remote park in central Nebraska offers fishing and boating on the 5-acre lake, as well as great picnicking opportunities and paddleboat rentals.
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Horse racing notes: Recent race declared no contest due to mechanical issue

Omaha World-Herald 13 Aug 2022
To Nebraska racing fans, this probably sounds very familiar ... A similar event happened several years ago at Omaha’s Horsemen’s Park ... Oaklawn Park in Arkansas also had a similar event happen in 2008 ... Casey Thompson saw an opportunity at Nebraska — and you better believe he's ready Chatelain ... He’s currently training at Minnesota’s Canterbury Park.
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Fort Robinson, Chadron State Park announce revised schedules

Scottsbluff StarHerald 13 Aug 2022
Fort Robinson State Park and Chadron State Park in northwest Nebraska have revised their schedules for some services as visitors and employees returning to school have prompted staffing changes ... Fort Robinson State Park ... Chadron State Park ... In a separate release, the Nebraska Game and Parks also announced the Soldier Creek Campground along U.S.
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Coyote Cross Country Slate Announced

Yankton Daily Press 13 Aug 2022
17) at Mahoney Golf Course in Lincoln, Nebraska ... To close out the regular season, South Dakota is scheduled to race at the inaugural Platte River Rumble on the Olsson Cross Country Course inside Mahoney State Park in Ashland, Nebraska. The event is co-hosted by Creighton, Omaha, the Omaha Sports Commission and the Nebraska Game & Parks Committee.
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Planned Closures for Upgrades in State Parks Throughout North-Central Nebraska

Sandhills Express 13 Aug 2022
Access to certain areas of parks in north-central Nebraska and the Panhandle will be temporarily closed to make way for improvements ... A list of the park closures and dates is below ... Smith Falls State Park near Valentine ... Keller Park State Recreation Area near Ainsworth ... Fort Robinson State Park near Crawford.
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Malcolm X, Louise Pound and Howard Hanson advanced as candidates for Nebraska Hall of Fame

Scottsbluff StarHerald 13 Aug 2022
(Paul Hammel/Nebraska Examiner) ... Receiving one vote were Grover Cleveland Alexander, the third winningest baseball pitcher of all time; Ernst Herminghaus, a landscape architect whose work included Lincoln’s Pioneers Park and the State Capitol; and Calvin Chapman, a former mayor of Nebraska City who participated in the Underground Railroad.
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Family honored for a 150 years of farm ownership near Gresham

Norfolk Daily News 13 Aug 2022
Antique event seeks to preserve the history of Nebraska farming ... Founded in 1854 as one of the earliest settlements in Nebraska Territory, it's located entirely within Indian Cave State Park ... The school, which remained in operation until 1944 and was restored by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission in 1978, is joined by the reportedly haunted St.
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Watch now: Demo starts on historic Lincoln home; plans for new house revealed

Scottsbluff StarHerald 13 Aug 2022
Gering businessman crafts medieval armor Scottsbluff police investigate shooting at Main Street Market parking lot ... Nebraska State Historical Society ... Nebraska State Historical Society ... Nebraska State Historical Society ... Nebraska State Historical Society ... Nebraska State Historical Society ... Nebraska State Historical Society.
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Malcolm X among finalists for Nebraska Hall of Fame

Scottsbluff StarHerald 13 Aug 2022
LINCOLNOmaha native and human rights activist Malcolm X survived the first cut Friday to remain in the running for the Nebraska Hall of Fame. At a meeting Friday, members of the Nebraska Hall of Fame Commission reduced the list of nominees from eight to three ... The Nebraska Hall of Fame ... Second governor of Nebraska, who lived in Brownville.
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Lincoln man charged with possessing child porn after messaging app blew whistle, police say

Fremont Tribune 13 Aug 2022
A 27-year-old Lincoln man is in jail nearly nine months after Kik, an app-based messaging platform, reported he had displayed child pornography during a videoconference session late last year, Nebraska State Patrol investigators said in court records ... Most dangerous cities in Nebraska. Dangerous Cities in Nebraska.
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Oakland, Nebraska, police chief to surrender law enforcement certification

News-Press Now 13 Aug 2022
The embattled police chief of Oakland, Nebraska — who has been under investigation by the FBI after a state audit found he had misused city funds — is set to voluntarily surrender his state law enforcement certification next week ... Poland, 32, resigned from his post in mid-July, Oakland Mayor Ted Beckner told the Nebraska Examiner on Wednesday.
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Man accused of firing officer's gun during attempted bank robbery in Omaha

Scottsbluff StarHerald 13 Aug 2022
Gering businessman crafts medieval armor Scottsbluff police investigate shooting at Main Street Market parking lot. The man initially was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center but has been moved to the Douglas County Jail, police said Thursday.

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