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The Lovelock Mercantile Building. The back of the 1950s postcard says, “The largest department store in the State of Nevada, consisting of groceries, meats, hardware, furniture, dry goods, drug department and fountain. Best lunches served. Stop in for lunch and visit our entire store.”
The Lovelock Mercantile Building. The back of the 1950s postcard says, “The largest department store in the State of Nevada, consisting of groceries, meats, hardware, furniture, dry goods, drug department and fountain. Best lunches served. Stop in for lunch and visit our entire store.”
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 8:18 AM
The March 1907 Lovelock Tribune ran the story on the front page. 
Everyone envied the guy who bought a corner of Lovelock, sold it within days and pocketed two grand. Today we’d say Frank Tessler flipped a prime piece of real estate. But the March 1907 Tribune put it this way:
Mercantile Co to buy Pinniger Corner
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  • Want to have less stress and anxiety in your life, along with generally better health? Then start getting more, and better, sleep.

    It’s simple advice but for millions of us it’s often difficult to accomplish. The American Sleep Association estimates some 50 to 70 million Americans suffer from some form of sleep disorder, ranging from insomnia that makes falling or staying asleep difficult, to sleep apnea, a sleep breathing disorder that makes a solid night’s sleep virtually impossible.
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  • Nevada has joined a coalition of nearly two dozen states asking the courts to block two Trump administration rules allowing employers to deny contraceptive coverage to workers on religious and moral grounds. Continue this story
  • On Friday, the partial government shutdown tied for the longest in US history at 21 days, with no end in sight. Friday also marked federal employees’ first missed paycheck.

    With few federal employees, Humboldt County isn’t seeing many immediate effects from the shutdown.
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  • Few items  are more valuable to child and student success than your physical and mental presence. I do not mean remarks like, “Good job!” “Way to go!” types of remarks, but rather a complete compliment including an explanation of the feat. “When you cleaned up your room so nicely and put everything in its proper place, it saved me so much frustration and concern.  Because of this we now have bonus time to [play a game, take a walk, drive to Reno,  watch a special movie together].”  Continue this story
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SPORTS

Ethan Rhodes (left) and Mike Brooks react to the score board while Tom Brooks hugs Ty Arnett and Dave McLean smiles after Pershing County beat Yerington 20-14 on Friday, in Lovelock. The win ended the Lions 29-game winning streak.
Ethan Rhodes (left) and Mike Brooks react to the score board while Tom Brooks hugs Ty Arnett and Dave McLean smiles after Pershing County beat Yerington 20-14 on Friday, in Lovelock. The win ended the Lions 29-game winning streak.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 1:00 AM
In football, every game matters. If the opposing team is inexperienced, that gives the more seasoned team a chance to experiment. Everybody gets off the bench. Players try different positions on for size. 
  • The Pershing County High School girls basketball team started off its week on the wrong foot, but it ended well.

    On Tuesday, Jan. 8, the Lady Mustangs hosted their rival school, Battle Mountain. The game ended in an 18 point loss for Pershing County (50-32). 

    Next, on Friday, Pershing County headed to Incline Village to play the Highlanders. Incline walked away with the win (39-31). Finally, on Saturday, the trifecta ended on the Mustangs’ home court. The Lady Mustangs beat North Tahoe (45-21).
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  • The Lady Wave and Lowry met for the first time since last season’s state 3A championship game, but the result was the same.

    Fallon’s depth and pressure defense provided the Wave its firepower for the night in a 67-43 win at the Elmo Dericco Gym. The rivalry showcased two of the top teams from the Northern 3A  who have a knack facing each other when the stakes are high. Fallon defeated Lowry in the 3A championship game in February, 60-45, and also rallied in the 3A softball title game in May for a 3-2 win.
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  • After losing its last four games at home, the Battle Mountain High School boys basketball team got back on the winning track last week.

    Battle Mountain made its way to Lovelock on Tuesday, Jan. 8, and came back home with a 49-29 win over rival Pershing County.

    The Longhorns held the Mustangs to single digits in every quarter, in the low-scoring contest. Battle Mountain led 11-6 after one quarter of play and increased the advantage to 26-14 at halftime. A 15-6 run in the third quarter pushed the gap to over 20 points and the Longhorns were never challenged.
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