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HELENA — Fossil remains, including dinosaur fossils, have historically belonged to the surface landowner in a split estate. However, in December of last year a federal court ruling upended fossil ownership in Montana by awarding a valuable set of dinosaur fossils to the mineral estate.

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With April being distracted driving month we decided to use a unique approach to combat cellphone use and seatbelts. This distracted driving event was created to bring awareness to a couple things that, if the law is adhered to, can save many lives on Kentucky roadways.

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Maybe you haven't noticed, but we live in a time when everything is supposed to be black and white. The weird, incestuous relationship between the media and the political parties incentivizes combatants to take positions on the 1-yard lines, if not in the end zones. But what if — and bear with me for a moment — the truth is a lot grayer?

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SCOTTVILLE — Fourteen Mason County Central school district teachers will have their probationary contracts extended Monday if the district’s board of education approves the recommendations of principals.

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A buffer field day will start at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 25 at David Legvold's buffer site, 5103 315th St. W., Northfield. Learn about the new technology of saturated buffers from Mark Dittrich, Minnesota Department of Agricultre; Clair Hinther, St. Olaf College; Al Singer, Dakota County; Mike Tveten, Ellingson Drainage; Aaron Frankl, Carleton College; Laura Bender, University of Minnesota and Paul Sweeney, Ecosystem Exchange Services.

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WEST POINT — Services for Mary Schmaderer, 89, of West Point will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 24, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point with the Rev. Steve Emanuel officiating. Interment will be in St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery.

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WAUSA — Services for Anna Mae Erickson, 93 of Wausa will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 24, at Thabor Lutheran Church in Wausa. The Rev. Carl Sirotzki will officiate with burial in the Lutheran Cemetery in Wausa.

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NORFOLK — Services for Nelda Rosenbaum, 72, of Norfolk are pending at Brockhaus-Howser-Fillmer Funeral Home in Norfolk.

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Every day, there are hundreds of people missing in Nebraska. Some of them are missing for days, while some are missing for decades. Quite a few have had a birthday while their whereabouts are unknown.

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Hundreds of children ages 0-13 participated in the annual Mount Vernon Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday morning at Memorial Park. Over 3,000 eggs were hidden throughout the park, but only 150 were marked – those could be exchanged for prizes.

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HOWELLS — Services for Walter J. Mejstrik, 89, of Lincoln, formerly of Howells, will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 24, at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Howells with the Rev. Stanley Schmit officiating. Burial with military honors will be at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Cemetery.

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NORFOLK — Services for Dorothy E. Schiermeier, 92, Norfolk, will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, at Home for Funerals Chapel, 708 Georgia Avenue. The Rev. Steve Lund will officiate. Burial will be in the Pilger Cemetery.

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ELKHORN — Services for Eleanor “Elly” Erickson, 77, of Bennington, were held 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at Reichmuth Funeral Home. Private inurnment took place.

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O’NEILL — Services for Julie Thoendel, 36, of O’Neill will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 25, at the First Presbyterian Church in O’Neill. The Revs. Karen Larson and Dean Seger will officiate.

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Balto is an athletic, outgoing, wiggly guy who would love to be your adventure buddy! He loves hiking, swimming, car rides, and playing with other dogs, and already has a good start on his training cues like "sit," "down," "heel," and "shake." He does need an active home (do you love to run, hike, or go on camping trips?) to help keep him busy and happy, but he would make someone a perfect companion! Balto would like to remind you that 40% of all proceeds from Carrot Cupcakes sold at Black Cat Bake Shop in April will be donated to shelter cats and dogs in need! Come meet Balto at the Humane Society of Western Montana, Wednesday through Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. or Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.

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POWELL — Leslie Schreiber slowed as the horizontal snow concealed a rare paved road north of Rawlins. But the wildlife biologist refused to stop.

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Ecoaction, Penn States oldest environmental activist group, celebrated earth day at the HUB with a variety of environmental organizations and live music. Though not all groups in attendance were environmentally centered, all had the goal to benefit the environment and spread awareness about bettering the ecosystem. Ecoaction concluded the day's festivities with live music from a variety of bands.

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The Community Health Endowment of Lincoln (CHE) has announced the following events coming up as part of the year-long Health 20/20 series celebrating its 20th anniversary. All events are free and open to the public.

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Enjoy an evening of traditional Mexican food and music Saturday, April 27, and donate to building a community kitchen that will serve nutritious, hot meals to people in the Santa Engracia area of Mexico, across the border from Edinburgh, Texas.

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Everyone is invited to join in the Common Root Mutual Aid Center's Free Saturday event from 2-3:30 p.m. today, April 20, at Peter Pan Park, 33rd and X streets. Signs will be posted to direct you.