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Runzas for Recovery

     Baby Oliver Forbes is still in the hospital in Omaha. But people at home are lending a hand however they can to help his mom Joslyn and dad Tyler be able to be by his side as he fights his battle.  Joslyn’s aunt Lynda Redden wanted to do something to raise money for them.      “Everyone…

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Modern Health and Wellness with Dr. Derbes…..Volume 3

Welcome back Readers,  This week I would like to discuss mental health. This is a very common area of medicine which is frequently under-recognized, under-diagnosed, and under-treated. believe that part of what holds us back as a society in addressing mental health issues is a lack of proper resources to address the numerous mental health…

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Dundy County’s Last WWII Veteran Laid to Rest

     Marvin Haines of Benkelman was believed to be the last surviving World War Two Veteran in Dundy County. He passed away at the age of 99 at the Hester Memorial Home last Tuesday. He was laid to rest with full military honors at the Benkelman Cemetery on Monday.      The short military service was stiring and…

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Baby Oliver Needs Prayers

Editors Note: This article was published in the Hitchcock County News Jan. 12 edition. Born on, February  11, 2022, Oliver Forbes was born at  8 pounds and 9 ounces in size, but at just a few hours old he had to be flown to Omaha Children’s Hospital because of low oxygen levels and the doctors…

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