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Heelan Quiz Bowl team competing in national championship

Sioux City Bishop Heelan's High School Quiz Bowl team is competing at the National Academic Quiz Bowl Championship in Chicago this weekend. The Sioux City Journal reports the teams will compete in 16 rounds on Saturday, and then winners go on to the finals on Sunday. Heelan qualified for the c...

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Heelan Quiz Bowl team competing in national championship

Sioux City Bishop Heelan's High School Quiz Bowl team is competing at the National Academic Quiz Bowl Championship in Chicago this weekend. The Sioux City Journal reports the teams will compete in 16 rounds on Saturday, and then winners go on to the finals on Sunday. Heelan qualified for the c...

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Texas man charged with murder

A San Antonio, Texas man is charged with capital murder for strangling a former Sioux City teenager late last year. According to the Sioux City Journal, 28-year old Johnny Avalos has been charged with the murder of 15-year old Natalie Chavez. Her body was found under a bridge in San Antonio in...

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Texas man set to appear in Platte County Court

A 22-year old man from Texas working in Columbus is scheduled to appear in Platte County Court on Wednesday on charges of making terroristic threats and use of a firearm to commit a felony tied to an incident at Applebees. The Columbus Telegram reports that Mark McCauley is accused of pulling a h...

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Fremont woman charged in brother's booze death case

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) _ A Fremont woman has been charged with helping a man who's accused of providing alcohol to the woman's teenage brother, who died after being found outdoors in bone-chilling cold last fall. The Fremont Police Department says 19-year-old Yesenia (yeh-SEHN'-yuh) Valdez is charged...

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Boat thefts reported in Woodbine, Iowa

Two reports have been received by the Woodbine Police Department regarding recent boat thefts in Woodbine, Iowa. According to loganwoodbine.com, one of the boats taken was a speed boat, and the other was a boat for fishing. The suspects are believed to be hooking up to boat trailers from alley...

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May
30
Sat
all-day Cuming County Alzheimer’s Allian...
Cuming County Alzheimer’s Allian...
May 30 all-day
Cuming County Alzheimer’s Alliance 5K Fun Run/Walk Saturday, June 13th with registration open at 7am, run at 8am at the Neligh Park in West Point. To register or print registration visithttp://completetiming.com/Longest_Day_5K_2.html
all-day Howells Community Garage Sale
Howells Community Garage Sale
May 30 all-day
Howells Community Garage Sale Saturday, May 30th starting at 8am to 1pm at Howells Ballroom in Howells. Community Garage Sale – also with Vendors. Garage Sale of clothing, toys, household items, seasonal items and much[...]
all-day Peace, Joy and Harmony for Singl...
Peace, Joy and Harmony for Singl...
May 30 all-day
Peace, Joy, and Harmony for Singles of all Ages One Day Retreat Saturday, May 30th at Saint Benedict Center in Schuyler. With Srs. Patricia Throener and Lee Agnes Hodapp, SSSF. Format will include talks, sharing,[...]
May
31
Sun
all-day Dr. Rochelle Holm Sanitation and...
Dr. Rochelle Holm Sanitation and...
May 31 all-day
Dr. Rochelle Holm Sanitation and Water Issues Program Sunday, May 31st at 2pm at First Presbyterian Church in Norfolk. Dr. Rochelle Holm is director of the Smart Center at Mzuzu University, Mzuzu Malawi, Africa. More[...]
all-day Tools for Living in Community: T...
Tools for Living in Community: T...
May 31 all-day
Tools for Living in Community: The Rule of Benedict Sunday, May 31st through Friday, June 5th Retreat at St. Benedict Center in Schuyler. For religious Sisters in active ministry with Abbot emeritus Thomas A. Hillenbrand,[...]
7:30 pm Cuming Choraliers Twentieth Cent...
Cuming Choraliers Twentieth Cent...
May 31 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Cuming Choraliers Twentieth Century Hit Parade Concert Sunday, May 31st at 7:30pm at Grace Lutheran Church in West Point. Tops songs from every decade of the 1900’s. Also featuring the Grace Lutheran Praise Team.
Jun
2
Tue
1:00 pm American Red Cross Blood Drive
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – Jun 2 @ 7:00 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive Tuesday, June 2nd from 1pm to 7pm at Leigh Elementary School in Leigh. To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or[...]
2:00 pm Car Seat Inspection
Car Seat Inspection
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Car Seat Inspection Station Tuesday, June 2nd from 2pm to 6pm at St. Franciscan Hospital in West Point. Call 402-372-4064 to make an appointment and leave message and tech will call you back to schedule[...]

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