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Kathy Larson

Kathryn Evelyn Buckley was born April 15, 1938 in Crawford, Nebraska, to Emerson and Lillie Buckley. She was the third of six children, and the first to be born in a hospital. She grew up on the family ranch south of Harrison, Nebraska. Kathy graduated from Sioux County High School in 1955 and went on to earn her teaching certificate. She taught in Sioux County rural schools. She loved being a teacher and always talked about teaching her younger brother, Jack. She loved sharing stories of her childhood and her family that was so important to her.

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Prom 2019 a success.

2019 NCHS prom was held on April 6, 2019.

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Residents fret about oilfield dumping plan for Bighorn River

Residents downstream of Boysen Reservoir — where state officials want to OK the discharge of tons of oilfield pollutants — say they weren’t given adequate notice and time to comment on the plan.

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Business as usual for School Board’s April 8 meeting.

LUSK – The Niobrara County School Board met in the boardroom at the administrative building for their regular meeting on April 8, 2019 at 7 p.m. Chairman Joel Richardson called the meeting to order and the agenda was approved with the addition of two action items and removal of one action item.

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Nels Wayne Engebretson

Nels Wayne Engebretson December 21, 1942-April 13, 2019

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Sports

Tiger golf team starts season in Douglas

DOUGLAS - The Tiger Golf Team kicked off the spring season with a tournament at the Douglas Golf Course against mostly 4A and 3A competition.

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Niobrara wrestlers represent their home state well.

Des Moines, Iowa – On March 28 two Niobrara County wrestlers, Nathan Fish and Colton Coffman boarded the bus for the AAU National Middle School Dual tournament in Des Moines, Iowa.

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4-H Challenge shoot huge success

Lusk -The 30th Annual 4-H Shooting Sports Challenge Shoot was held on March 17 at the Niobrara County Fairgrounds. The late Ernie Lemons, long time Niobrara County 4-H Shooting Sports Leader started the Challenge Shoot in 1989 and this event continues to be a success and enjoyed by many in 2019.

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Postseason awards for NCHS hoops

LUSK – Late Monday night the Class 2A coaches released their selections for the All-Conference and All-State teams now the champions have been crowned.

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Lady Tigers fourth at state tourney

CASPER – The first time Niobrara County High School played Greybull was back in the second game of the season at the Coal Miners Classic, and the Lady Tigers were without Courtney Rowley and Riley Shaw, and Taylor Gaukel played just a handful of minutes. Lusk lost that game by nine, but Thursday’s first round of the 2A State Tournament would be a different story.

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    Weather finally cooperates for Tiger Tracksters

    CASPER - After missing out on two track meets thus far this season, the Tiger track teams finally had a nice day to compete in Casper at the Trojan Invite last Friday. This meet showcased many of the top 3A and 4A teams in Wyoming, so the Tigers were up against some stiff competition. Three individuals prequalified for the state track meet while several others were just shy of those marks.

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    Residents fret about oilfield dumping plan for Bighorn River

    Residents downstream of Boysen Reservoir — where state officials want to OK the discharge of tons of oilfield pollutants — say they weren’t given adequate notice and time to comment on the plan.

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    EHV-1 infected horse reported in Johnson County

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    Wellness chat; April 10, 2019

    How much sleep do you get on a regular basis? If your nutrition and activity levels are where you want them to be, but you still don’t feel or look the way you want, poor sleep may be partially to blame.

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    Then and Now; April 10, 2019

    Memories and events.

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    Peeks at the Past; April 10, 2019

    "What is past is prologue." Since 1886, The Lusk Herald has recorded the story of Niobrara County. Following are bits of that story. (All misprints and typos in this section are in keeping with the original printing.)

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    News & Views April 10, 2019

    News and views from around Niobrara County.

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