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Obituary — Ardella Blumhagen

It is with sadness we announce the passing of Ardella, our loving and caring Mother, Grandma, Great Grandma and Friend to all whose lives she touched, on April 15, 2019. Mom was with us and a part of our lives for 82 years. A celebration of mom’s life — Ardella Blumhagen — will be held…

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Local Nonprofit Hosts Teacher and Staff Appreciation Dinner

  Submitted by LEAD Green — FALLON, Nevada – In an effort to recognize teachers and staff for their contributions to students and the greater Churchill County community, LEAD Green is hosting an appreciation dinner on Thursday, May 9, at the Fallon Convention Center. The event, open to all Churchill County School District and Oasis…

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Prescription Drug Medicine Round-Up to be Held April 27th

Submitted by the Churchill Coalition — FALLON, Nev., — The Prescription Drug (Rx) Medicine Round Up is to be held on April 27th from 10am-2pm in the parking lots of CVS, Walgreens and the FPST Senior Center in Fallon. NO Questions Asked —  the collection is strictly to provide safe disposal of medicines.  The roundup…

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4-H Junior Livestock Show Coming April 25

by Leanna Lehman —  Fallon, Nev. — The spring 4-H Livestock show is around the the corner and students all over the valley are putting the finishing touches on their 4-H projects. Several months of hard work invested over the last several months is about shine for the community to see. Four 4-H participants spoke…

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The Frustration of Freezing Fruit Trees

by Edith Isidoro-Mills —  Fallon, Nev. — This spring we have experienced periods of weather warm enough to stimulate fruit tree blossoming and intermittent periods of weather with light frosts.  In the morning right after the frost you may not see the damage but several days later, the blossoms on your fruit trees may look…

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Obituary – Gail Harrigan Paholke

Gail passed on April 16, 2019. She was born Georgia Gail Harrigan in Reno on May 25, 1943 to Alfred “Whitey” Harrigan and Georgia Gray Harrigan. She attended elementary schools in Fallon and graduated from Churchill County High School with the class of “61” regularly joining them in monthly luncheons which she so enjoyed. On…

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Obituary – Donald Brown Jr.

Sunrise February 20, 1962     Sunset April 17, 2019 Donald was born in Schurz to Donald Brown Sr. and Flora Bill Brown, he was proceeded in death by his father Donald Brown of Fallon, NV, son Dusty Harry-Joaquin Brown of Peach Springs AZ, and sister Gloria Fogelberg of Shell Lake, WI. He leaves behind his mother,…

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Teddy Bear Care Fair at Banner

Staff report — Going to the hospital can be a scary experience for children, especially when they have no idea what to expect. The Teddy Bear Care Fair, hosted by Banner Churchill Community Hospital in partnership with Churchill County Social Services, Pinwheels for Prevention, and Churchill County Parks and Recreation was held earlier this week and was…

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Oasis Academy Students Road Trip for College Tours

By Leanna Lehman —  Students from Oasis Academy went on their first college tour to five colleges and universities in Northern California. When Principal Rochelle Tisdale suggested that Oasis students who are thinking about attending college after graduation take a campus tour, there was no trouble getting students on-board. According to Cheryl Venturacci, Oasis Academy…

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Center Street Farmer’s Market is back this June

Live Local and Celebrate Fallon Every Friday this Summer — Submitted courtesy of the Fallon Food Hub —  Spring is the time of year when our local farmers begin harvesting their amazing fresh fruits and vegetables & we are here with a weekly market so you can take this nutritious and delicious produce home—From Our…

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