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Stratton Flood Victims Credit Rescuers For Saving Their Lives

“We survived by the Grace of God, it was his protection,” was how an emotional Kory League explained he and his wife’s rescue by boat from flood waters Friday morning. Kory and Christina League and their four dogs were among four Stratton households that lost most of everything, but are still alive. It was likely…

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Flood Waters Are No Match For Local Bravery

The residents of four Stratton homes lost just about everything after rescuers used boats to save them from flood waters early Friday morning. For a second time in two weeks, a night of torrential rain brought flooding to southwest Nebraska. Rain amounts as high as 7 to 12 inches stretching from the northern half of…

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Groundbreaking and Construction Underway for Blackshirt Feeders Livestock Facility

Haigler, Neb. (Monday, May 22, 2023) – Excavation equipment began construction on the site of what will become headquarters for Blackshirt Feeders. Representation from Blackshirt Feeders LP, Settje Agri-Services and Engineering (Construction Managers for the project), and supporters were on hand for the occasion. Monday’s ground-breaking aligns with projections put forth to the Benkelman Post…

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