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Tim McCoy, No. 2 official at Nebraska Game and Parks, to be recommended as next director

Omaha World-Herald 28 Sep 2021
Two notable encampment areas — Winter Quarters in north Omaha and Kanesville in Council Bluff s— served as vital stops along the way ... The event marked the 170th anniversary since the Mormons left Nauvoo, Illinois, to camp in what are now Council Bluffs and North Omaha.
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COLUMN: How to avoid asking absurd questions to international students

The Daily Nebraskan 28 Sep 2021
A couple of months ago, I was honored to attend a historical meeting between the Omaha Tribe Council and some members of the UNL faculty. Being one of only two undergraduate students in the room, I felt I had more to learn than say ... As the event ended, I eagerly walked up to the lady, introduced myself and commented on how motivating her story was ... .
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Omaha billionaire philanthropist Walter Scott Jr. dies at 90

The Grand Island Independent 27 Sep 2021
OMAHA — Walter Scott Jr., a giant figure in construction who left an even bigger imprint on Omaha as the city’s biggest and most influential philanthropist, died Saturday morning at the age of 90 ... of Omaha, starting as an engineer and working his way up to succeed the legendary Peter Kiewit as chairman and chief executive.
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Denver’s airport makes plans to plug all oil and gas wells as it focuses on sustainability

Denver Post 27 Sep 2021
Hancock has since announced larger initiatives to address climate change, and he’s faced pressure from City Council members and environmentalists ... President Joe Biden visits Colorado Did a man give you a ride to Denver from the Omaha airport on 9/11? His daughter is looking for you.
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Angelo Castellano hits grand slam as Omaha Storm Chasers roll to win over Indianapolis

Omaha World-Herald 26 Sep 2021
Ryan McBroom added a two-run homer in the fourth inning to stretch Omaha's lead to 10-1 ... Three Omaha relievers held Indianapolis hitless over the final 4 1/3 innings as Scott Blewett earned the win. Omaha will play its home finale at 3.05 p.m ... Omaha Storm Chasers through the years ... Galen Cisco, left, and Jack McKeon of the Omaha Royals.
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Applications sought for Mike Boyle's Douglas County Board seat

Omaha World-Herald 25 Sep 2021
From left, Omaha City Council member Ben Grey; Douglas County Board of Commissioners' Chris Rodgers and Mary Ann Borgeson; Omaha City Council member Pete Festersen, Douglas County Board of Commissioners' Mike Boyle; and Omaha City Council members Brinker Harding and Vinny Palermo ...
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Closed now for nearly 30 years, Peony Park was a center of fun for generations

Kearney Hub 25 Sep 2021
Stu Pospisil Omaha World-Herald ... The Swedish immigrant, who changed his last name from Larson, was a world-renowned cultivator of the flower — many called him the “Peony King.” He grew acres of peonies for 26 years at West Point, then he moved to Omaha to be closer to his markets and thus save on shipping costs for the flower’s short season.
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Despite multiple home runs from Nick Pratto, Omaha Storm Chasers fall to Indianapolis

Omaha World-Herald 25 Sep 2021
Omaha hit four home runs, including a pair from first baseman Nick Pratto, but the Storm Chasers never led as Indianapolis held on for a 9-8 win at Werner Park Friday ... Omaha and Indianapolis continue their series at 7 p.m ... Omaha Storm Chasers through the years ... Galen Cisco, left, and Jack McKeon of the Omaha Royals ... Steve Busby, Omaha Royals pitcher.
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Dining Notes: Wine Spectator magazine honors seven Nebraska restaurants

Omaha World-Herald 25 Sep 2021
Seven fine-dining establishments in Omaha and Lincoln are among the honorees in the Wine Spectator magazine 2021 Restaurant Awards ... Mertz in Omaha and The Oven in Lincoln ... Omaha Dines ... There’s one Perkins location in the Omaha-Council Bluffs area, near Eppley Airfield at 2545 Abbott Plaza ... Omaha Dines ... Omaha Dines.
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Monahan, Michael

The Daily Nonpareil 25 Sep 2021
Michael Charles Monahan, 71 years young, of Council Bluffs, passed away at CHI Bergan Medical Center in Omaha on September 23, 2021, surrounded by family. He was born June 5, 1950 to Charles and Marie (Miller) Monahan. Mike grew up ... .
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Two of Midlands' top recruits to play at Heartland Hoops Classic

Omaha World-Herald 24 Sep 2021
game against Omaha Westside ... Iowa commit Josh Dix and Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln will play Heartland Hoops regular Sunrise Christian from Kansas at 5.30 p.m ... game against Omaha Westside ... Omaha Concordia vs ... Council Bluffs Lincoln ... Omaha Westside vs ... Omaha North ... Omaha North ... Council Bluffs Lewis Central ... Omaha Skutt.
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Metropolitan Community College to host virtual powwow Sept. 25

Fremont Tribune 24 Sep 2021
Metropolitan Community College will host the 30th annual Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow from 1-5 p.m ... The 30th annual Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow is made possible with the support of BNSF Railway Foundation, the Nebraska Arts Council and Nebraska Cultural Endowment and Whitmore Charitable Trust.
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Omaha Storm Chasers grab early lead in win over Indianapolis

Omaha World-Herald 24 Sep 2021
Omaha scored in four of the first five innings on its way to a 5-2 win over Indianapolis on Thursday at Werner Park ... Omaha won on the day manager Brian Poldberg announced that he would retire at the end of the season. Omaha and Indianapolis continue their series at 6 p.m ... Omaha Storm Chasers through the years ... Steve Busby, Omaha Royals pitcher.
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Stuart, Roy D. 1939-2021 Stanberry, Mo.

News-Press Now 23 Sep 2021
Duane worked for 30+ years in the construction business in the Omaha, Nebraska and Council Bluffs, Iowa area ... Duane is survived by his sons, Dennis (Sara) Stuart, Kansas City, Missouri, and Doug (Janette) Stuart, Omaha, Nebraska; grandchildren, Kathleen (Tucker) Cowie, Houston, ...
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The Public Pulse: Don't split Douglas County; Federal overreach; Abuse of Haitians

Omaha World-Herald 23 Sep 2021
As a resident of northwest Omaha, I take issue with recent efforts at redistricting Nebraska congressional seats ... Steve Klemm, Omaha ... Jeff Stevens, Omaha ... Andrew Williams, Omaha ... Nadine Keith and Virginia Walsh, Omaha ... Leif Magnusson, Omaha ... We also thank those who spoke at the vigil, including Juanita Johnson, Omaha City Council; Preston Love Jr.

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