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Care Fair provides school supplies for kidsLongtime Humboldt County ‘friend’ to lead Labor Day Parade as Grand MarshalPortrait of a Tri-County Fair Exhibitor Counties left out of consolidation proposal
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Three Things You Need to Know Today

  • Winnemucca Civic Chorus meets each Thursday at 7 p.m. in the French Ford band room.

     
  • Newspaper Carrier Day takes place on Sept. 4, 2015. Newspaper Carrier Day is celebrated in the United States and honors Barney Flaherty, the first newspaper carrier (or paperboy) hired in 1833, as well as all current newspaper carriers. It is celebrated on September 4, the anniversary of Flaherty's hiring by Benjamin Day, publisher of the New York Sun. 
  • The second Just Desserts Bookmobile fundraiser has been moved from Saturday, Sept. 12 to Saturday, Oct. 17. The event has free admission for all — but bring your wallet for Bingo, games for adults and kids, silent auctions with great prizes from local retailers, raffles and, best of all, all the desserts you can eat! 

    
Lady Bulldogs drop volleyball opener to Crane in three setsPershing County starts season with 38-0 rout over DaytonLovelock Youth Football showcases future MustangsBattle Mountain shakes off slow start to rout White Pine in opener
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Announcements

  • Obituary: Nancy Susan Wolff Thompson
    Nancy Susan Wolff Thompson, 64, died at her home in Sparks, Nevada, on Thursday, August 13th, 2015, following a long battle with metastatic breast cancer. Nancy was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio, graduated from high school there in 1969 and from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, in 1973 with a cum laude degree in Journalism. 
     
  • Obituary: Frederick Paul Velasquez
    Frederick Paul Velasquez passed away on August 18, 2015. Freddie is survived by his wife of 21 years Lynn Duncan, his mother Mathilde Reed, his daughter Paula Jean Velasquez, his grandson Bredon LeBlanc, his brother Richard Velasquez, and numerous other family members and friends, as well as many godsons and goddaughters, including his “special” godsons Jonathan “JJ” Mulligan and Dr. Rick Swecker. Freddie’s sister Micheline and his father Ernie preceded him in death.
     

  • Items in the Police Blotter are compiled from public information contained in the Winnemucca Police Department and Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office reports. The Humboldt Sun reports all incidents about which the law-enforcement agencies release information. Charges or citations listed in the blotter do not imply guilt, which is determined in court.


     
  • Items in the Court Docket are compiled from public records contained in the Union Township Justice Court and the Sixth Judicial District Court. News4Nevada reports all felony hearings, misdemeanor convictions and dismissals for which the court releases information. 


     
  • Items in the Sheriff’s Report are compiled from public information contained in the Winnemucca Police Department and Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office reports. The Humboldt Sun reports all incidents about which the law-enforcement agencies release information. Charges or citations listed in the blotter do not imply guilt, which is determined in court.


     

  • Trump is all talk
    Donald Trump is the first talk radio candidate.
     
  • Celebrating agriculture on Labor Day
    The first Labor Day celebration was a big parade held on Sept. 5, 1882 in New York City. Organized by trade unions to impress employers and politicians, it overlooked farmers even though 49 percent of American workers were employed on farms at the time. In 1894, Labor Day became a national holiday by an act of Congress.
     
  • Monsters under your bed
    Everybody knows there are no monsters under your bed. Also, of course, there are no dragons in your closet. But let’s say you wanted to make these sure and proven facts. Let’s say you went to the extreme of doing a scientific study on this and … holy smokes, you actually found one little monster!
     

  • SERIAL STORY: The Scientist and His Very Scary Monster
    The Scientist and His Very Scary Monster.

    Welcome to Serial Stories! The tales chosen for this section are classic legends, myths, fables and folklore from around the world rewritten as modern news or feature stories. Join us here on News4Nevada each Tuesday and Thursday for the next installment of the 'Little Big Story' series. Provided by the Newspaper in Education Foundation. Learn more at www.nieteacher.org/wpnie.

  • Nevada Magazine announces 'Great Nevada Picture Hunt' winners
    Carson City, Nev. (Aug. 31, 2015) — Nevada Magazine’s 2015 Great Nevada Picture Hunt is now complete. The Grand Prize winner of this year’s hunt is Scott William Warner of Carson City, who astounded judges with his shot “Inside Barn.” His shot, along with all winners in the 2015 hunt, can be viewed in the September/October issue of Nevada Magazine and at nevadamagazine.com.
  • Snack right for sports success
    Football, volleyball and soccer players will board school buses for destinations near and far when Fall sports season kicks off towards the end of August. Because athletic kids need more calories than their more sedentary peers, and don't always find time to eat healthy meals they'll probably fill some of those hours on the road with snacking. But some snacks are better than others when it comes to gaining that competitive edge.
    
SERIAL STORY: The Scientist and His Very Scary Monster Nevada Magazine announces 'Great Nevada Picture Hunt' winnersSnack right for sports success
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