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The Humboldt River running high near the Bridge Street bridge in lower Winnemucca. The National Weather Service is forecasting a "substantial amount of rain" with some areas expected to see over an inch of rain through Wednesday. This additional rain is likely to cause flooding along low lying areas along creeks and rivers.
The Humboldt River running high near the Bridge Street bridge in lower Winnemucca. The National Weather Service is forecasting a "substantial amount of rain" with some areas expected to see over an inch of rain through Wednesday. This additional rain is likely to cause flooding along low lying areas along creeks and rivers.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 1:00 AM
The flooding that has occurred throughout northern Nevada was expected to reach Winnemucca by Monday evening. The crest of the flooding is expected to occur Thursday. A Flood Warned was issued for several areas in Northern Nevada, including Winnemucca. 
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  • Pershing County Republican party hosts Lincoln Day breakfast
    Last Sunday the Pershing County Republican Party hosted its major annual fundraiser- the Lincoln Day Breakfast at C-Punch. After Ashlyn and Alexis Lusby sang the National Anthem, Deidre Lesho gave the invocation. Then people lined up for breakfast served by C-Punch employee Pat King and her crew.  Continue this story
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    Congressman Mark Amodei announced on Wednesday he has reintroduced the Pershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act (H.R. 1107) in the U. S. House of Representatives.
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SPORTS

The Pershing County High School boys basketball team poses with the Northern 2A Regional Championship trophy after beating West Wendover 75-68 on Saturday afternoon in Winnemucca.
The Pershing County High School boys basketball team poses with the Northern 2A Regional Championship trophy after beating West Wendover 75-68 on Saturday afternoon in Winnemucca.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 1:00 AM
This weekend, the Pershing County boys basketball team competes for the 2017 NIAA state championship in Las Vegas. On Friday, the Mustangs beat Incline 62-32 in the semifinals at Lowry High School. On Saturday the Lovelock, boys overcame an eight-point deficit and picked up 43 points from Will McKinney-Gattrell to beat West Wendover at 75-68 at the Winnemucca Event Center 75-68 to walk away as the regional champs.  


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    Teen Dating abuse is similar to adult domestic violence abuse. Teenagers can experience all of the same emotional trauma that adult victims of domestic violence can. As with abusive adult relationships the abuse will most likely worsen over time.
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    It is with extreme difficulty that I have listened to the bashing of public education, especially during the examination of our new Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.
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LIFESTYLE

The National Register of Historical Buildings listed the Pershing County Courthouse in 1983.
The National Register of Historical Buildings listed the Pershing County Courthouse in 1983.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 1:00 AM
WWI was winding down. Soon, soldiers would crawl out of the trenches to rebuild their lives back home. If they lived in Winnemucca they’d find a gaping hole in the landscape of their hometown. The Humboldt County Courthouse burned down on July 20, 1918. 
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    Cushing Donelan is a man of many talents. An arts graduate of Amherst College, he backpacked around Europe before launching a film production career that started with actor Matthew McConaughey. But no matter how much fun this sounds, his commitment is to wine. And not just any wine – his dad’s wine.
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