Monthly Archive: February 2017

Herl continues remarkable season, wins two events

Herl continues remarkable season, wins two events

Once again, Mel Herl, senior of Eaton, Colorado, won the women’s shot put and weight throw at the Black Hills State Stinger Open, Friday, in Spearfish, South Dakota. With a toss of 49 feet, 1/4 inch in the shot put and a throw of 70-4 1/2 in the weight throw, she earned two more wins. Her shot put toss was a season best.

Nebraska celebrates 150th anniversary

Nebraska celebrates 150th anniversary

Nebraska’s 150th statehood anniversary is approaching; many people however have forgotten many key factors about Nebraska’s entry into statehood. Nebraska was admitted into statehood on March 1, 1867, about two years after the Civil War, making Nebraska the 37th state.