UNMC public health dean to work in Sierra Leone on Ebola

The University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha has announced its dean of public health is in Sierra Leone to help the World Health Organization respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Ali S. Khan left Tuesday for the assignment, flying first to Geneva to meet with officials at the WHO hea...

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UNMC public health dean to work in Sierra Leone on Ebola

The University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha has announced its dean of public health is in Sierra Leone to help the World Health Organization respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Ali S. Khan left Tuesday for the assignment, flying first to Geneva to meet with officials at the WHO hea...

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Officials: Lancaster County measles case deemed false alarm

Health officials say a case of measles in Lancaster County has turned out to be a false alarm. The 5-year-old child believed to have measles has been cleared following a third test that didn't confirm previous results. According to a report on the case, the boy's symptoms and two initial tests led...

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Nebraska, Iowa expecting snow Saturday, into Sunday

A winter storm raking the Midwest this weekend is expected to dump up to 6 inches of snow on parts of eastern Nebraska and up to 10 inches in parts of southern Iowa. A snow and rain mix had begun falling in Nebraska by Saturday morning. But the National Weather Service says the mixture will give wa...

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Gothenburg wins OT thriller over Cozad to advance to SWC Finals

The Gothenburg Swedes redeemed themselves Friday night of a tough loss earlier in January against Cozad, this time at home beating the Haymakers in overtime, 58-57 in a Southwest Conference Semi-Final game. The game began like every other Cozad, Gothenburg match up with only a total of 11 points ...

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Nebraska lawmakers seek support for medical marijuana bill

Lawmakers say friends and family members who suffered from chronic illnesses have convinced them that Nebraska should allow medical marijuana. Senators on Friday rallied behind the Cannabis Compassion and Care Act, introduced by Sen. Tommy Garrett of Omaha. Garrett calls it inexcusable that Nebras...

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Jan
31
Sat
all-day Hope Evangelical Lutheran – Smit...
Hope Evangelical Lutheran – Smit...
Jan 31 all-day
10:00 am Congregational Workshop with Mark Vander Tuig
5:00 pm Elm Creek Fire and Rescue Depart...
Elm Creek Fire and Rescue Depart...
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Elm Creek Fire and Rescue Department Annual Pancake Feed, Free Will Donation from 5pm until 7:30pm at the Elm Creek Fire Hall. Money raised will go towards new equipment for the department.
5:00 pm Kugler Benefit Dinner – Grant @ Perkins County Fairgrounds
Kugler Benefit Dinner – Grant @ Perkins County Fairgrounds
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Benefit Dinner Sponsored by New Life Fellowship for Kevin & Joy Kugler Serving Chicken Noodle or Chili Soup – Free Will Donation Auction by Burge Auction & Realty at 6:00 pm Kevin was injured in[...]
7:00 pm Miller Dance
Miller Dance
Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Curt Pfeil and Friends Children welcome – Pre-K to 12 free, may dance if following floor rules   Bring snacks or finger food for lunch at 10 For questions call 308-325-2909
Feb
1
Sun
9:00 am Hope Evangelical Lutheran – Smit...
Hope Evangelical Lutheran – Smit...
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am
9:00 Sunday School; 10:00 am – Worship/Holy Baptism – special guest, Mark Vander Tuig
Feb
2
Mon
12:00 pm Diversity Coordinator at CCC – L... @ Central Community College
Diversity Coordinator at CCC – L... @ Central Community College
Feb 2 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Maria Lopez, diversity coordinator at Central Community College, will be in Lexington from noon to 5 pm at CCC’s Lexington Center. She will be available to provide information and answer questions in English and Spanish[...]

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