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Lloyd Frowick, John Gubbels, Mark Henery, Leon Keyes, Steve McFarlane, Dennis Miller, David Novotny, Tim Pearson, Dawn Reedy, Michael Stoley, Rona Weich, Heidi Weyhrich, Pamela Zoucha 

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Today, partial clearing at times, chance for showers & storms, high 76.  Tonight, mostly cloudy, chance for showers & storms, low 47.  Thursday, becoming mostly sunny, high 69. 


ESPN Radio at 105.9 WJAG-FM & 780 WJAG-AM Mon-Fri at 6:00 PM; Sat & Sun at 4:00.  Also the home of Kansas City Royals baseball!

Albert Pujols is the 26th member of baseball's 500 home run club after belting a pair in the Los Angeles Angels' 7-2 victory in Washington.  Pujols hit a three-run homer in the first inning and a two-run blast in the fifth to become the first player to smack his 499th and 500th home runs in the same game.  The 34-year-old first baseman also is the third-youngest player to reach the milestone, behind only Ken Griffey Jr. and Jimmie Foxx. 

The Lutheran High Northeast track & field team was involved in the Laurel/Concord/Coleridge Invite yesterday.  Allen was the champion in the boys standings with 116 points.  The host team was second with 105 and the Eagles were third with 78 points.  Winners for Lutheran High Northeast included Shaka Taylor (100); Ryan Freudenburg (Shot Put & Discus); & 4X400 Relay.  In the girls standings, Laurel/Concord/Coleridge was the champion with 116 points while the Lady Eagles were second with 107.  Winners for the Lady Eagles included Megan Gebhardt (200); Samantha Wolff (Shot Put); & 4X100 Relay. 

The Norfolk Catholic boys golf team competed in yesterday’s Boone Central/Newman Grove Invitational at the Albion Country Club.  Ord was the team champion with a 331.  They won by 13 strokes.  The Knights shot 371 to place fifth.  Trevor Kosch of Humphrey St. Francis was the medalist with a 74.  He won by four strokes.  Brandon Clausen placed fifth with an 82 to lead Norfolk Catholic. 

The Lutheran High Northeast boys golf squad participated in yesterday’s Ponca Invite.  South Sioux City was the team champion with a 328.  They won by 23 strokes.  Bancroft/Rosalie’s Preston Peters was the medalist with a 74.  He won by four strokes.  Nate Stolze led the Eagles with a 92. 

Local Scores:  Nfk High 2 Millard West 1 (B. Socc.); Lincoln NE 7-3 Nfk High 2-1 (Bsbl DH); Nfk High 7 Sioux City Heelan 2 (G. Tenn. Dual); Nebraska-Omaha 4 Creighton 1 (Bsbl); Omaha Storm Chasers 5 Nashville 1 (Bsbl); (25) Winona St. 5-3 WSC 1-2 (SB DH). 

NBA Playoffs:  Washington 101 Chicago 99 (OT) (2-0); Indiana 101 Atlanta 85 (1-1); Toronto 100 Brooklyn 95 (1-1). 

Spracklen Physical Therapy Star Athlete of the Week:

Brandon Clausen of the Norfolk Catholic boys golf team. 


It’s not easy to located a slow loris, but if you do, don’t touch it because it my be covered with toxic saliva 

News Briefs:

The six men seeking the Republican nomination for governor will be in Norfolk tonight for a forum hosted by the Norfolk Daily News, the Nebraska Republican Party and Norfolk Senior High. The forum begins at 7 p.m. in the Johnny Carson Theatre at Norfolk Senior High, with doors opening at 6:15 p.m. There is no charge, but tickets are required for admittance and can be picked up at the Norfolk Daily News office.  The six Republican gubernatorial candidates are Jon Bruning, Pete Ricketts, Beau McCoy, Bryan Slone, Mike Foley and Tom Carlson. 

The Republican primary race for governor is heating up between Omaha businessman Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning. Ricketts promised yesterday to run a positive campaign, saying he wouldn't make "careless accusations" against other candidates in the six-man field.  His announcement at the Capitol came in response to new, critical television ads by Bruning's campaign. Bruning has alleged that Ricketts' family and supporters are behind a series of anonymous, third-party attack ads against him, and that Ricketts is unwilling to attach his name to them. Ricketts says neither he nor his father, billionaire TD Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts, are involved with the ads. 

Norfolk Police officers feel vindicated by a U.S. District Court summary judgment in a case filed over a January 2011 incident.  At this week’s meeting of the City Council, Police Chief Bill Mizner and Sgt.  Chad Reiman talked about the decision by U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon in the case, Colvey versus the City of Norfolk.  Reiman, one of the three officers named in the suit, thanked the city and insurance provider League Association of Risk Management for their support.  The case was filed in 2012 by Lori Colvey, who claimed that officers had violated her Fourth Amendment rights when she was placed in Emergency Protective Custody.  In January of this year, Bataillon ruled that officers were following hospital policy, which requires that officers remain with patients in emergency protective custody through the initial evaluation. 

The city of Norfolk has issued its March building permit report. At yesterday's meeting of the city's Planning Commission, Prevention Manager Trent Howard said the report is still positive.  Fourteen permits have been issued this fiscal year for new single family houses, as well as two for duplexes, one for a triplex, and several for improvements to existing homes.  Howard says he is getting frequent questions about available lots, and he expects the building permit numbers to climb in the near future.

 A traffic shift is scheduled for tomorrow on Highway 35 between Norfolk and Woodland Park.  Department of Roads Highway Project Manager Doug Lollman says traffic will be shifted onto the newly constructed lanes in the Suburban Acres area, and the existing lanes will be removed beginning next week.  Lollman urges drivers to be cautious while driving through this – and any construction – area. 

Today's Tickler: 

Master Gardeners Plant Fair 4/25 6-8 pm

4/26: 9-3 @ NECC Ag Complex .. Free admission

Life is unfair.  Take shaving.  How is it that we never get bald on the face?


Posted on Apr 23rd, 2014 at 7:40 am

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