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Becky Kuntzelman | Johnson Publications
After a very busy Labor Day weekend, officials are now planning for an informative meeting Oct. 1 at Enders Golf Course to discuss the Nebraska Game and Parks centennial celebration taking place in the summer 2021.

Summer’s last holiday weekend at Enders Lake was biggest ever

    The final holiday weekend of the summer has come and gone, and Beau Licking, superintendent at Enders Lake Recreation Area, reports it was the best ever.

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It’s been going on for 21 years, west of Wauneta. Riders race nearly head-to-head during the Yucca Hills MX event last weekend.

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Imperial EMS was presented with this plaque bearing a print of a painting by artist Armando Villarreal as a thank you for their service.

Yucca Hills MX going 21 years strong

Todd and Teresa Barnard and son, Kevin, are the owners and operators of Yucca Hills MX track west of Wauneta.

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Becky Kuntzelman | Johnson Publications
Ringmen at Monday’s auction try to keep up on the bidding, as the auctioneer, in trailer, manages the offers on each item.

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Sharon Russell admires an antique treadle sewing machine that reminded her of the one her mother taught her to sew on. Tom Russell looks on.

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Becky Kuntzelman | Johnson Publications
This Labor Day auction attendee closely examines a dirt bike he is interested in.

Auction a welcome outlet for COVID-weary crowd

The Labor Day auction—40 years and still going strong.
As in years past, the auction was kicked off at 8 a.m. with the usual introductions.

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Jan Schultz | Johnson Publications
Just after releasing purple and orange balloons, the motorcycles and vehicles took off for a day of riding, but more importantly, to raise funds for Harley Markee’s medical expenses. Leading the departing group was organizer Brad Dinnel and passenger Deb Blecha.

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Harley Markee was on site Saturday morning for the poker run send-off that raised funds for her medical expenses. She is pictured with organizer Brad Dinnel.

Poker Run for Harley draws more than 20 bikes, vehicles

    On a hot, 100-degree Saturday over Labor Day weekend, people showed up to help out a seventh grader battling cancer.

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