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Educators drop the pounds - Lexington Clipper Herald
LEXINGTON, Neb. – A weight loss challenge started last year showed big results for Lexington Elementary School staff that participated in it. The voluntary challenge involving 74 participants from all four Lexington elementary schools started Oct. 16 and ...
New sports bar opens in Lexington - Lexington Clipper Herald
LEXINGTON, Neb. – The for sale sign outside of strike and spare bowling alley is gone. Replacing it will be a sign for the new addition, S&S Sports Bar, a revamped area on the west side of the building. Owner Brad Larson stated that the addition came ...
Frozen princesses visit Lex - Lexington Clipper Herald
LEXINGTON, Neb. – Wednesday afternoon students at Morton Elementary School were treated to a visit from two very magical guests from Arendelle, the setting of the Disney movie Frozen. Loomis Sisters Olivia and Eden McCain came dressed as Elsa and Anna ...
Wallet Returned with $500 cash - Lexington Clipper Herald
It’s a modern day Good Samaritan story. Hodan A. Odawa was headed to work at Tyson on one of those sub-zero mornings. She had on her coat and gloves. Her requisite clear plastic bag was across her shoulder. Her wallet hung on her wrist as it had every ...
Just text me - Lexington Clipper Herald
LEXINGTON, Neb. - Healthcare providers throughout Dawson and Buffalo Counties are engaged in a study by University of Nebraska Medical Center focused on the high rate of low birth weights in the area. Expecting mothers who volunteer to participate in the ...
New immigration rules are going into effect - Lexington Clipper Herald
With a new year comes new immigration programs for immigrants known as dreamers and parents of United States citizens and legal permanent residents. Modifications to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, remove the age cap ...
Calls for McPherson to resign continue to mount - Lexington Clipper Herald
A growing number of Nebraska elected officials — both Republicans and Democrats — are discovering at least one area of bipartisan agreement: Pat McPherson should probably just quit. The embattled member of the Nebraska State Board of Education has ...
VanMatre, Bicak fill vacancies on Central Platte NRD board - Lexington Clipper Herald
GRAND ISLAND — Central Platte Natural Resources District directors filled two vacancies on their board Thursday with the appointments of Deb VanMatre of Gibbon and Charles Bicak of Kearney. In recommending the two on behalf of the search subcommittee ...
How cities ranked on economic performance - Lexington Clipper Herald
Among the globe’s top 300 urban areas, greater Omaha outranked Moscow, Hong Kong and Philadelphia in economic performance last year, but a new Brookings Institution report says the Big O isn’t growing as fast as it could. “Some of the high-growth ...
Nebraska’s 2.9% jobless rate down to ’06 level, plus the state has more jobs now - Lexington Clipper Herald
Nebraska’s latest unemployment rate of 2.9 percent is the lowest December rate since 2006, but the state may be better off than that during that pre-recession time, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln economist said Friday. “We’re well above our ...
Ricketts offers starting point - Lexington Clipper Herald
Gov. Pete Ricketts offered some thought-provoking ideas Thursday in his first State of the State address. Expanding the state’s economy, keeping Nebraska kids in Nebraska, slowing state spending growth and looking for effective ways to return some money ...
Sports Bar - Lexington Clipper Herald
Photo: C-H photo • Paul PackThe Lexington Chamber of Commerce Amassadors gathered with friends and employees of Strike and Spare Bowling alley to official open the S&S Sports Bar. Pictured l-r: Natalie Rickel, Tish Habe, Julie Harris, Virgil Branstiter ...
Don’t call it a comeback - Lexington Clipper Herald
Improvement was shown in a big way for the Lexington High School Speech team during its third speech meet of the season at the Central Nebraska Forensic League at Grand Island Senior High on Saturday. With 34 schools competing, Lexington speakers stepped ...
Atta McCarty - Lexington Clipper Herald
Atta M. McCarty, 97, of Lexington, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at Park Avenue Estates in Lexington. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Lexington with the Rev. Caroline Vickery, officiating.
Around Town - Lexington Clipper Herald
The AroundTown section of the Clipper-Herald is to notify the public of upcoming events and to publicize pertinent information from individuals, groups or organizations that are not for profit. An open house for Darlene Teetor, honoring her 80th birthday ...