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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
  • Colored powder exploded at seven different stations throughout northeast Winnemucca as racers took to the streets for the Sixth Annual Color the Mucc 3K/5K event on April 13. Two hundred thirty participants each received a color packet and those who wore white were quickly covered in a rainbow of bright hues. The race — a partnership between the Humboldt County Chamber of Commerce and Humboldt General Hospital — began at the Winnemucca Community Garden and ended at Vesco Park with the Winnemucca Domestic Violence Services annual “Party in the Park."

     
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  • A Fort Bliss soldier was formally charged with murder in connection with his wife's death, military officials said Monday.
    Sgt. Lance E. Colbert is accused of killing Staff Sgt. Amy Colbert on April 6 on Fort Bliss, officials said. Amy Colbert was promoted posthumously from the rank of sergeant.
    Lance Colbert was charged under the Uniform Code of Military Justice with murder, communicating threats, stalking and indecent language, Fort Bliss officials said.
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  • On March 30, 2019, the Pershing County 4-H hosted a livestock judging competition in Lovelock.
    Thirteen members from four Nevada counties participated in the activity. The participants judged feeder lambs, aged ewes, market goats, and two groups of beef cattle. 
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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 Lowry High School boys golf team went to the Ruby View Golf Course in Elko last Wednesday and came away with a third-place finish with a team score of 358. 
    Truckee shot 336 for the team win, well ahead of second-place South Tahoe (356).
    Elko (360) finished fourth, Fernley (373) was fifth, and Spring Creek (389) and Dayton (471) rounded out the scoring.
    "The course played tough today for the Buckaroos," said LHS coach Andrew Meyer. "It was not our best performance, but we snuck out with a third-place finish.”
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  • Last Sunday, drivers in five different classes took on their competition on the dirt track at the Winnemucca Regional Raceway. 
    Terryn Cassar from Winnemucca was a participant in the event.
    “I have been here before, but it has been a while," Cassar said. "I like the cameradie and it is a good family sport; fun for everybody around. I am here today with my wife Nicole and my daughters Ciara and Emmi.” 
    The family was parked backwards in their pick up truck, sitting on the tailgate watching the action from an elevated spot that gave them a bird’s eye view. 
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  • On Friday, April 12,  the Lowry High School (LHS) track and field team sent the JV squad to participate in the Fernley Invitational Track Meet
    While they didn’t garner any medals, the boys posted 13 personal record scores and the girls had three.
    “We took a lot of our younger athletes to the Fernley meet," said LHS coach Grant Beatty. "For the most part Fernley was just a lot of young kids getting some track experience.”
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Announcements

  • Want to learn more about illegal drug use in schools? The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a Parental Drug Education Program at Grass Valley Elementary School for parents on Wednesday, March 21 from 6 p.m. — 8 p.m.
  • The following animals were recently picked up by animal control. 
  • The following individuals were granted divorces recently by the Humboldt County Clerk: 
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  • Items in the Court Dispositions 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. When requested by the individual, N4N will post the person’s mug shot with their court disposition.
  • Items in the Court Dispositions are compiled from public records contained in the Lake Township Justice 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 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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