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Fatality Accident Closes Highway

     Emergency responders were called out to a two vehicle accident west of Stratton on Tuesday afternoon. At 2:32 p.m. the Hitchcock County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a head-on collision involving a tractor-trailer and a car on U.S. Highway 34 near mile marker 44, about three miles from Stratton.      The investigation shows the tractor-trailer,…

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Blackshirt Feeders 150K Feedlot Clears County Hurdle as New Neighbors say They are Excited for Project.

     The partners in the Blackshirt Feeders proposed 150,000 head livestock feedlot for western Dundy County had to feel pretty good after the Dundy County Commissioners Special Meeting and Public Hearing on Thursday afternoon. The County Commissioners voted 3 to 0 and approved the new Conditional Use Permit application from Blackshirt Feeders for the new site…

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