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High Water Levels Expected at Lake McConaughy

By: Post Staff LINCOLN – Lake McConaughy is expected to reach 100 percent capacity by late June, and the high …Read More

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Free paddleboat rides on the newly renovated pond will be a highlight of Chadron State Park's anniversary celebration this weekend. (NEBRASKAland/Justin Haag) "Copyright NEBRASKAland Magazine, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission."

Chadron State Park 94th Anniversary Celebration Set For Saturday

Chadron State Park will celebrate its distinction as Nebraska’s first park and its 94th anniversary Saturday, June 13, with a …Read More

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Memorial Day Weekend Marks Summer Opening of Agate Fossil Beds National Monument

(Courtesy: Agate Fossil Beds National Monument Staff) Summer hours start May 23 at Agate Fossil Beds National Monument.  The visitor …Read More

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Nebraska Free Fishing and Park Entry Day May 16

LINCOLN – Free Fishing and Park Entry Day in Nebraska is Saturday, May 16. Enjoy a Saturday of fishing or state …Read More

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USFS OFFERING CHANCE TO VIEW PRAIRIE GROUSE COURTSHIP DISPLAYS UP CLOSE

Halsey –   There is no better spring welcome than to see and hear the courtship displays of Nebraska’s prairie grouse …Read More

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PUBLIC INFO MEETING MARCH 26 IN VALENTINE ON PLANNED AREA FISHING AND BOATING IMPROVEMENTS

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the U-S Fish and Wildlife Service are hosting a public informational …Read More

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SWIMMERS AND GOLFERS TAKE NOTICE

Registrations for Red Cross swimming lessons will be available during the Health Fair in the Alliance High gymnasium on Saturday, …Read More

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NEBRASKA MASTER NATURALIST TRAINING COMING TO THE PANHANDLE

Nebraska Master Naturalists have provided 22,000 plus hours in volunteer service and nature conservation, valued at over $490,000 since 2010, …Read More

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ERNIE CHAMBERS AGAIN PUSHING TO END MOUNTAIN LION HUNTING SEASON

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska’s longest-serving senator is pushing once again to end the state’s mountain lion hunting season. Sen. …Read More

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MORE ELK COLLARED IN NORTH-CENTRAL NEBRASKA

Nebraska Game and Parks placed tracking collars on three elk near Bassett on Tuesday, the latest installment of a multi-year …Read More

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MELTING ICE CLOSES ACCESS TO BLUE LAKE IN GARDEN COUNTY

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has temporarily closed access to Blue Lake, adjacent to the Crescent Lake National Wildlife …Read More

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THE PANHANDLE TROPHY HUNTERS CONTEST!

Congratulations Bridger Brengle! “I am eleven years old and have been eager to hunt deer but most states only allow youth …Read More

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HUNTER TAKES MOUNTAIN LION IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA

LINCOLN – Another Nebraska mountain lion has fallen to a hunter. Nebraska Game and Parks says a 89-pound female cougar …Read More

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GAME AND PARKS COMMISSION OK’S TWO BIGHORN PERMITS FOR 2015

The Nebraska Game and Parks Board of Commissioners authorized one lottery and one auction bighorn sheep permit for 2015 at …Read More

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FEDERAL JUDGE REINSTATES FEDERAL WOLF PROTECTION IN WYOMING

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has reinstated federal protection for wolves in Wyoming, rejecting a …Read More

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HUNTERS SHOULD BE AWARE OF POSSIBLE TOXIC BLUE-GREEN ALGAE

LINCOLN – Hunters around Olive Creek State Recreation Area should be aware of a report that a dog swimming in …Read More

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GAME AND PARK’S KUHN HONORED BY STATE PARK DIRECTORS

LINCOLN – Roger Kuhn, assistant director of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, was honored with a special award on …Read More

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POLLINATOR WORKSHIP SEPTEMBER 19TH IN NEBRASKA CITY

LINCOLN – The public is invited to a free workshop Sept. 19 in Nebraska City to discuss the importance of pollinators.The Nebraska …Read More

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IOWA MAN CITED FOR SHOOTING MOUNTAIN LION

LINCOLN – A 23-year-old Iowa man has been cited for shooting a mountain lion out of season near Crawford on …Read More

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SMALL-BORE SILHOUETTE CHAMPIONSHIP SET FOR SEPT. 27

LINCOLN – The annual Nebraska High School Small-bore Silhouette Championships will be held Sept. 27 at the Pressey Wildlife Management …Read More

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FAMILY FISHING NIGHT IN BROKEN BOW ON SEPT. 11

LINCOLN – Anglers, especially young and inexperienced ones, are invited to attend Family Fishing Night in Broken Bow on Sept. …Read More

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DOVE SEASON OPENS

LINCOLN – The statewide dove hunting season opened in Nebraska on Sept. 1 and will run through Oct. 30. The …Read More

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