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Vaccine shots ongoing at PCMH

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COVID-19 vaccine shots have started at Pawnee County Memorial Hospital and are continuing. “Phase 1a was dedicated to vaccinating hospital and clinic employees.

Truck runs off road

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An Allied Van Lines truck driven by Matthew Wright of Fremont ran off the road just north of Pawnee City last week. He was northbound. The Sheriff’s Office said the truck sustained $10,000 in damage after striking a culvert and hitting the ditch. The driver was not cited. The disabled truck had to towed.

Pawnee City Library’s Year in Review

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January 2020 business was business as usual at the Pawnee City Public Library, with 27 meetings scheduled into the meeting room, coffee group meeting four times, and 30 students along with their teachers participating in Story-Time activities. We had normal Nebraska winter weather and found ourselves closing early a couple times. All seemed well and we had no reason to believe it wouldn’t continue routinely.

Commissioner sworn in

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County Judge Curtis L. Maschman gives the Oath of Office to new Pawnee County Commissioner Lavon Heidemann. Heidemann, a Republican, ran unopposed in the fall election. He defeated two challengers in the primary.

“Making Dollars out of Decisions” Conference

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In a joint effort, Nebraska, Iowa, and Missouri Extension are hosting a free three day webinar series in January to address how producers can capture the economic value of decisions. Each webinar will begin at 7:00 PM Central Time and will last for about an hour.

Frostbite & Frostnip

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Having cold hands and cold feet is part of winter. When they get too cold, though, it can be more than an annoyance. Frostbite can damage the nerves, joints, and other tissues and cause a life-long intolerance to the cold.

Social media and kids: safe use

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(StatePoint) The negative effects of social media have been much discussed as of late, thanks to the recently released documentary on Netflix, “The Social Dilemma.” The documentary argues that while platforms like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook have at times been used to facilitate social movements and meaningful change, they can also make people more anxious, polarized, and inclined to believe misinformation. What’s more, according to the documentary, these apps are structured to make their users obsessed with them.

How to care for the animals in the time of the pandemic

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This is an interview Ray Kappel did with the Tecumseh Animal Clinic about your animal care this time of year. Q: Does the pandemic affect our pets in anyway and how can we help them? A: Just like all of the people affected by the pandemic, pets have also been affected.