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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
  • Trapped in Spare Time!
    Spare Time Bowling in Winnemucca now has two themed escape rooms open to the public. 

    Participants are given a background story that goes along with the theme of the room, and then will be shut inside the room with one hour to find clues to escape the room using puzzles, keys, locks and clues throughout the room. 
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  • Dorothy Wedges loves living out West
    Dorothy Wedges, 91, moved to Winnemucca six years ago and loves it.

    “I like it because it’s a western town and there’s cowboys,” she said.

    She was born at home in Laceys Spring, Ala. 
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  • The Union Pacific commemorates linking of East and West
    On Thursday afternoon, Oct. 11, approximately 40 community members gathered at the Humboldt Museum along with Winnemucca Mayor Di An Putnam, Museum Executive Director Dana Toth and Union Pacific Senior Director of Public Affairs and Corporate Relations Nathan Anderson for the unveiling of a display commemorating the 150th anniversary of the railroad coming to Winnemucca on Oct. 1, 1868.  Continue this story
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  • As the population ages, incidents of elder abuse increase, according to the World Health Organization. WHO estimates that almost 17% of seniors 60 years of age and older have experienced some form of abuse over the past 12 months. Continue this story
  • The NV Energy Foundation is excited to announce the winners in the NV Energy Foundation $30,000 Power of Good Giveaway. 

    Nearly 60 nonprofits that provide valuable services and programs to support environmental sustainability and stewardship, and foster protection of natural resources and wildlife in our service territories took part in the giveaway. Customer votes decided the winners.
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  • A former employee of the Las Vegas Valley Water District pleaded guilty today to mail fraud and tax evasion as part of a scheme to defraud the public utilities company of over $6.7 million, announced U.S. Attorney Dayle Elieson of the District of Nevada. 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. 
  • Cross country runners shine in Elko
    Runners from northern Nevada met at the Elko Invitational on Thursday, Oct. 11, at Ruby View Golf Course.

    Lowry High School used this last opportunity to tune up for their upcoming trip to the regional meet at the end of the month in Reno.

    “It was a good day for us,” said Lowry coach Kathy Norcutt. “It was cold, but that is probably a good thing, because it will be cold when we run at regional, so they got a little taste of that.” 
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  • Carlson wins 3A individual state title
    The Lowry High School girls golf team concluded its season this past Monday and Tuesday at the NIAA 3A State Championships  in Truckee,

    The squad played at the par- 71 Schaffer’s Mill Golf Course.

    Lowry finished fourth in the two-day tournament, with a team score of 788. The Lady Bucks shot 388 on the second day but could not make up any ground.
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  • The Lowry High School football team got roughed up by Elko on Friday night 42-13. Continue this story

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