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The Greater Omaha Area Trail Runners, or G.O.A.T.z, purchased and manually distributed the 23 tons of rock onto the trail system at the Gretna, Neb. park this weekend.
Jeff Meckling has a secret. And he’s probably going to be mad when he finds out I can’t keep quiet about the great fishing in southwest...
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A Lincoln hunter uses a variety of calls to lure a bird, then heads west.
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Run Wild for threatened and endangered species
Run for wildlife during Run Wild on May 17 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park and help celebrate Threatened and Endangered Species Day.
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Recipe: Six steps to a succulent spring turkey
Harvesting a wild turkey in the springtime is quite an accomplishment in the Nebraska hunting scene. When that gobbler, jake or bearded hen is down, there's the high five with your hunting partner in the blind, along with an immediate cancelling of the tag on your turkey permit, plus the various photo ops with your bird, of course. After all of...
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May agenda for students: M.D.s, then morels
UNMC students plan a big morel hunt between graduation and starting their residencies.
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Notes: Permits available on mobile devices
Some Nebraska hunting and fishing permits now may be purchased, accessed or displayed on a mobile device.
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Final trees planted in 25-year project at Fort Robinson
All the roots have been planted for a northwestern Nebraska reforestation program. Now, the project has been turned over to Mother Nature.
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Come tube, hike and ride horses: website promotes Nebraska ecotourism
The site is www.visittheprairie.com and is a window to the Visit the Prairie coalition.
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Previously poisoned eagle soars for first flight since December recovery
The bald eagle was unable to fly and suffering from lead poisoning when it was found on a road in Valley.
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Trout see more than humans, but anglers who know what trout see have the advantage
Sometimes it’s easy to see trout, easy to image they see the bait the way the angler intends it to be seen. Not so.
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A hunter went down to Texas — and killed a 300-pound boar
Since Warren Heller of Wisner, Nebraska, was a young man, he’s tramped the hillsides hunting deer, pheasants, coyotes and wild boar. For the latter, he heads to Texas.
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Another Peregrine Spring
For nearly a decade, a Peregrine Falcon pair have nested on the 18th floor of the Nebraska State Capitol in downtown Lincoln.
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Notes: Camps for youngsters offer lots of activities
The Game and Parks partners with Nebraska 4-H to offer unique camps that help youngsters learn about the outdoors and develop skills in archery, fishing, canoeing and kayaking, shooting sports and other areas.
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Gun walking dog trials test dogs' obedience, handlers' endurance
Branched Oak was the site of this year's national championships, which took place from Tuesday to Friday at the lake northwest of Lincoln near Raymond, Neb. The competition is open to all types of pointing dogs. Handlers take two out at a time on a one-hour trial, walking as the dogs sniff for birds. If one flushes a bird, it must be still until...
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Outdoor Cooking Camp at Ponca State Park
Ponca State Park will host its 3rd Annual Outdoor Cooking Camp on April 12-13, 2014. This hands-on event features many topics, ranging from Dutch oven cooking to cedar plank salmon.
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Walleye group is meeting at Cabelas
The Nebraska Walleye Association is meeting Sunday at Cabelas at 1 p.m. Dan Troenendyk with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will speak on boat safety and boating regulations.
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Ernie Chambers short on votes to override veto of cougar hunting repeal
The Nebraska Legislature took up the override again because Ernie Chambers filed a motion to reconsider. It now seems unlikely to be voted upon again before the session concludes April 17.
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Minnesota angler pleads guilty, loses potential world-record fish
Rob Scott, the Minnesota angler who caught a potential tip-up world-record lake trout in February, pleaded guilty on Friday in Canada’s Fort Frances Provincial Offences Court to keeping one lake trout over his limit.
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Cougar hunt persists, but Ernie Chambers vows to stay on the offensive
The lawmaker comes up six votes short but isn't giving up his effort to outlaw state's mountain lion season.
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Davis: Calling off the hunt after 96 years
The alarm rang at 3 a.m. I stretched out my back, put on a pot of coffee and downed some Tylenol in preparation for the morning goose hunt in the rain.
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Fishing Fix: Getting unhung
If you are really trying to catch fish, it’s definitely going to happen. So don’t even worry about it. But what should you do once you are snagged?
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25th and final tree planting set at Fort Robinson State Park
For the 25th and final season, hundreds of Boy Scouts will converge on Fort Robinson State Park to plant ponderosa pine seedlings in an annual reforestation effort.
Former boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter dies at 76
Person dies in one-vehicle crash near Paxton, Neb.
Firefighters battle brush fire near Fontenelle Forest
Omaha police investigate two shootings
Nebraskans sought for resources commission
Lakes rehab project readied in northern Nebraska
Researchers study section of Nebraska sod home
Thriving Nebraska technology company says it's 'the nature of our society' to automate jobs
Night hike planned at Homestead National Monument
Clayton Anderson to appear at Astronomy Day at Morrill Hall
UNL Extension forester offers tips on tree, shrub planting
Fire departments, Cass County water district fight over hydrants
Davenport man found guilty of vehicular homicide
Iowa City police, students connect over basketball
University of Iowa burn center sees jump in ammonia burns
Volunteers may revive Oyens, Iowa, ambulance service
3 suspects in robbery of drug dealers granted separate trials
Sioux City riverboat casino prepares to close, still hoping to be saved
Sperry, Iowa, man admits to shooting dog playing near child
After years of back and forth, another delay for Keystone XL pipeline
Omaha high schoolers to help canvass for Heartland 2050
Mizzou alumni aim to attract veterinary students to Henry Doorly Zoo
Grant ensures that Sioux City can start building children's museum
Party looks to 'nudge' women into public office in Iowa
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