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Lake closed to swimmers by toxic algae, two lakes have high E. coli levels

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A health alert remains posted for Willow Creek Lake in northeast Nebraska’s Pierce County due to toxic algae. If swallowed, blue-green algae can cause flu-like symptoms in people, while it can be fatal to small pets like dogs. Brian McManus, with the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, says the algae grows best after extended periods […]

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Prairie dog problem pops up in the Unicameral once again (AUDIO)

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Some consider them a pest. Others think they’re cute. The fate of prairie dogs is back before the legislature. In 2012, the legislature passed the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog Management Act. Just three years later, Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha wants it repealed. “It is one of the most heavy-handed approaches to a relatively insignificant issue […]

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Pet Show tonight

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  PRE-FAIR ACTIVITIES WILL KICK OFF TONIGHT DURING THE 4-H PET, DOG AND CAT SHOW AT the ANDBE HOME IN NORTON.  4-H Members will be on hand to display their hand pets, cats and work their dogs through the obedience and showmanship trials.  The DOG Show will begin at 6:30 with the PET SHOW to follow AT 7:30 AND WILL ...

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