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West Nebraska General Hospital School of Nursing Graduating Class Photo Collection

WNFRHC receives West Nebraska General Hospital School of Nursing graduating class pictures and display The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing formerly the West Nebraska General Hospital School of Nursing recently moved their offices and training center to … Continue reading

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Robert Zemanek:
DNA basics for the Genealogist

For those new to the idea of DNA testing for genealogical purposes or those that are familiar with the concept of having their DNA tested to help prove and/or disprove a family connection and whether that’s even possible, this program … Continue reading

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The INDEX Archive books

The INDEX newspaper, aka the Mitchell Index, ceased operation with their last published issue on 29 June 2016.  Due to declining revenue and increased printing costs Owner/Publisher Chabella Guzman has decide to shut down the weekly print newspaper.   According … Continue reading

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Linell Wohlers: The Danish Detective

On July 16th at 1:30 p.m. Linell Wohlers will present the Danish Detective, a journey backwards into the life stories of her Danish grandparents and earlier genealogy–a tale of travel adventures, helpful and interesting people along the way, a little … Continue reading

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Doris Smith Memorial

Doris L. Smith, 95, of the Lake Alice Community, died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, at Heritage Estates in Gering. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m., on Sunday, Nov. 8 at Dugan-Kramer Funeral Chapel. Private family interment will be held at … Continue reading

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Marty Connealy: Veterans Honor Flight info

Mr. Marty Connealy of Chadron will present a program on the history of the Veterans Honor Flight in western Nebraska, how the service was started, current flight schedules and future VHF plans.  Originally from Gordon, Marty has been practicing law in Nebraska … Continue reading

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Staff/Patron Field Trip

2015 – Western History/Genealogy Center at Denver Public Library The Sept 19th Genealogy Roundtable Forum at the West Nebraska Family Research & History Center is actually going to be a field trip to the Western History/Genealogy Center at the Denver … Continue reading

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Gladys Wyatt: History of the Germans from Russia

Gladys will present a program on “The History of the Germans from Russia” which explains who they are, why they are called Germans from Russia, and traces their path from Germany to Russia and to the Americas on Saturday, August … Continue reading

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Lt. Col. George A. Larson, USAF (Ret.) :     Book Signing Event!

Lt. Col. George A. Larson USAF (Ret.): Author of “Great Plains Warriors of World War II: Air Bases and Plants Built for War: Nebraska’s Contribution to Winning the War” book signing event will be held in place of our monthly … Continue reading

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Lake Minatare Breeze ~ VCC Co. 2745

The Lake Minatare Breeze was the VCC (Veterans Conservation Corp) Company #2745 camp newspaper/newsletter which was published for the first time on April 15, 1935.  The first editor was Herbert Musgrave.  “The Breeze”, as it was affectionately known, was published bi-monthly in … Continue reading

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