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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.
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An elk tag will be auctioned off at the Nebraska Big Game Society banquet May 2 at Wilderness Ridge Golf Club in Lincoln.
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Benefit aims to buy $16,000 all-terrain wheelchair for Norfolk hunter
Tyson Freeman's friend, Landon Ziemba, has spearheaded an effort to raise money to buy Freeman what's known as an Action Track wheelchair that would allow him to continue to hunt.
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Miss Kansas shoots into new career with Outdoor Channel
Theresa Vail, who won the Miss Kansas crown last year, will be hosting a series named "Limitless" on the Outdoor Channel next year.
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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.
Omaha crash victim, 19, had touched many lives
Breaking Brad: Nebraska GOP candidates unified against naked squirrels
Mad Chatter: Are B1G night games a disservice to Husker fans?
Firefighters take on 'fully engulfed barn fire'
Omaha CrossFitter on cover of national magazine
No 'bear' qualifies to ask Warren Buffett questions at this year's Berkshire meeting
What to watch: Stan's personal life unravels on 'The Americans'
Waxahatchee’s vague lyrics hide personal feelings
Recruiting update: Reviewing recent commits, Husker targets
Watch Alexander Payne's 1985 student film 'Carmen'
North Platte firefighter saves man's life
Nebraska Legislature District 2: A pair of challengers Sen. Bill Kintner has seen before
North Platte grad, 37, Wikipedia editor, dies in climbing fall
Drought emergency declared in eight Neb. counties
'Main street' concept takes shape at Sterling Ridge
Council Bluffs school board approves new district headquarters
Treynor 4th-grader invents fishing pole with built-in tackle box
First lady announcing one-stop job site for vets
Officials announce effort to lure more veterans to Nebraska
Boy donates bone marrow to little brother
'We have a serious problem in Nebraska': PSC discusses concerns over Uber, Lyft
Breaking Brad: Inside the mind of a 99-year-old real estate agent
New restaurant open in One Pacific Place
Here's the deal with that outdoor art near CenturyLink Center
Recycle that old computer at free event
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