Mike Dill wins Stockton tourney

Local angler Mike Dill took the win Saturday, June 23, in the D126 Bass Tournament on Stockton Lake. Dill’s five fish bag weighed 12.03 lbs and gave him a $541 payday. Second place went to Jay Carter with a five fish limit weighing 11.50 lbs, earning him $254. Pittsburg, KS, angler, Dominic Cavitt, took third

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Savvy Senior®

10 ways seniors can avoid identity theft Dear Savvy Senior What can seniors do to protect themselves from identity theft? My brother-in-law, who’s 77, recently had his identity stolen and I want to make sure it doesn’t happen to me. Worried Relative Dear Worried, Great question! Each year around 17 million people fall victim to

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Feel rushed at the doctor’s office? How to get more 1-1 time

For patients and physicians alike, the current health care environment has never been more promising, but it’s also frustrating. While there are more medical advancements and treatment options than ever before, the importance of the doctor-patient relationship has taken a backseat in the health care continuum. For most people, this means scheduling a visit with

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5 steps for senior safety and emergency-preparedness

June is National Safety Month – an appropriate time to assess your personal safety and plan ahead for emergencies. This is especially important for those living on their own and looking for ways to maintain their independence. A few simple tips and safety measures will help give peace of mind that you’ve taken necessary precautions

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Adult vaccinations coming your way

Make 2016 a year to remember by getting your adult vaccinations. From time to time, the CDC allows county health departments the opportunity to offer vaccines under the “317 program” to uninsured or underinsured adults. Effective July 1, the following vaccines may be offered through the Cedar County Health Department: •Hepatitis B •Hepatitis A/B •HPV

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Dutch Treat breakfast

All former employees of Nelly Don, Junior House and JH Collectibles are invited to a Dutch treat breakfast at 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 13 in the 54 Café in Nevada.

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Absentee Voting begins

Absentee voting for the Primary Election on Aug. 2, 2016, has begun. You may vote absentee in the County Clerk’s office, Room 3, of the Cedar County Courthouse, until the day before the election.

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News from Harwood and area

by Helen Ellerman Pastor Connie Locke, who was pastor at the Schell City United Methodist Church closed the church doors on June 19, which was the last sermon for Connie. She moved to her new church at Marrionville on Tuesday, June 21. She had her first sermon there on Sunday June 26. Ruth Ijams and

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Meeting to provide input into Federal Conservation Programs

A local working group charged with identifying local priority resource concerns and providing input about program criteria to the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 7, in Smith’s Restaurant in Collins. The working group is comprised primarily of representatives of various local, state and federal agencies with knowledge

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