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Dr. Brad Granath explaining the many functions of the GE Panda baby warmer machine. The new machine is in every maternity ward room and has multiple useful functions for nurses and doctors.
Dr. Brad Granath explaining the many functions of the GE Panda baby warmer machine. The new machine is in every maternity ward room and has multiple useful functions for nurses and doctors.
Thursday, March 30, 2017 1:00 AM
Humboldt General Hospital staff were excited to show off the new mother and baby unit in their open house on March 23. The OB staff officially moved into the new area on March 24 and is excited to deliver their first baby in the unit. 
  • Tax under-payment leads to county audit questions
    An unusual tax circumstance has led to questions about the county’s finances. Under-payment of taxes by one mine led to an unusually high tax disbursement to certain county entities in the 2016 fiscal year, leading to questions from the state about how the county handles over-expenditures.  
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  • Lander Schools making progress with state grants on mental health
    During the Mar. 21 School Board Meeting, Susan Ortega, director of academic programs for the Lander County School District (LCSD), highlighted the Social Worker in the Schools program and Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support (PBIS). 
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  • Cortez moulage team makes first aid look real
    Moulage is a French word meaning the art of creating mock injuries for the purpose of training emergency medical response teams. Barrick Nevada’s Cortez EMS team volunteered themselves to help with the medical aid portion of the Mine Rescue Competition held in Winnemucca March 13-16. Two team members served as victims, while two more helped make it all look realistic.
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SPORTS

 Ben Plimpton races home.
Ben Plimpton races home.
Thursday, March 30, 2017 1:00 AM
Mother Nature scrapped the Pershing County’s baseball team plans to host Battle Mountain on Tuesday., March 21. 
But by last Thursday it stopped raining. The Mustangs were able to welcome the Wells Leopards for a non-league doubleheader. Pershing County won the first game 16-1 but lost the second 14-11.

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  • Items in the Sheriff’s Report are compiled from public information contained in the Pershing County Sheriff’s Office report. News4Nevada reports all incidents about which law-enforcement agencies release information. Charges or citations listed in the blotter do not imply guilt, which is determined in court. Mug shots are provided by law enforcement as part of the public record. Persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
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  • Spring lawn care tips
    Spring has arrived and I see many people working in their lawns. So, what should you be doing to your lawn and landscape to prepare for the upcoming growing season?
  • The chosen few
    If you begin with your radio dial turned all the way to the left and slowly rotate its knob to the right then you will run across a multitude of stations. There's the Spanish language station playing lively Mexican music. There's the religious station with someone preaching the gospel.
  • Men can be victims of Domestic Violence
    One in four men will be a victim of domestic violence in the United States. Forty-eight percent of men have dealt with some sort of psychological aggression from a domestic partner. This percent equals that of female victims.
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LIFESTYLE

Participants concentrated on making the painting, "American Sky" their own. The next Business with Brushes will be on May 12.
Participants concentrated on making the painting, "American Sky" their own. The next Business with Brushes will be on May 12.
Thursday, March 30, 2017 1:00 AM
The first Business with Brushes of the year sold out two entire classes — proof that Battle Mountain loves a good time with friends… and wine. 
  • Lander School District recognizes the Tuckers
    Each month the Lander County School Board recognizes an individual or organization for their contributions to the school district. At the Mar. 21 regular meeting, the School Board recognized Bob and Krissi Tucker. 
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  • Winnemucca Domestic Violence Services Commemorates National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 2-8
    Winnemucca Domestic Violence Services, in commemoration of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW), April 2-8, 2017, is hosting a Victims’ of Crime Resource & Recovery Expo on April 8 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Winnemucca Convention Center West Hall, to raise awareness about crime victims’ issues and rights and introduce the community to the important resources and services available.  Continue this story
  • Teach Your Children Well … About Finances and Investing
    High debt levels … lack of savings … the inability to budget – these problems all have several causes, but one of them is almost certainly financial illiteracy. Too many of us just never developed the money management skills necessary to cope with our complicated – and expensive – world. But if you have young children, you can teach them some money-smart lessons – and who knows? You could use the opportunity to give yourself a few valuable reminders, too. 
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