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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
  • Look at Frosty go
    A snowstorm fell on Lovelock this past week. It dropped about half-a-foot of precipitation.

    Children built, not just snowmen, but entire snow families. The Burt kids bundled up and constructed a snowmother, snowfather and four snowchildren.
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  • BMES works to TEACH  students social behaviors
    As Tom Herner, former President for the National Association of Special Educators, states, "When children don't know how to read, we teach. When they don't know how to write, we teach. When they don't know how to ride a bike, we teach. But when children don't know how to behave, do we teach or do we punish?" BMES takes this question seriously and as a result, teachers and staff are starting to look for teachable moments where behavior is concerned. Continue this story
  • Considerations for Selecting Bulls
    For many cattle producers, this is a time of year when important decisions are made regarding the cow herd.

    Many producers begin to receive sale catalogs, view sale publications, and may be receiving calls from previous bull suppliers. It is important for producers to make sound judgments about their herd sires.
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MORE LOCAL STORIES

  • NV Energy has filed a lawsuit against the Public Utilities Commission, seeking a court order to overturn a regulatory decision related to the 2017 reduction in federal corporate taxes that could be worth tens of millions of dollars. Continue this story
  • Under current US safety rules, a motor vehicle must have traditional controls, like a steering wheel, mirrors, and foot pedals, before it is allowed to operate on public roads.

    But that could all change under a new plan released in October of last year by the Department of Transportation that’s intended to open the floodgates for fully driverless cars.
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  • The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will take to the Nevada skies in September for the 2019 STIHL National Championship Air Races.

    The annual event returns Sept. 11–15, with heart-pounding head-to-head air racing, civilian and military flight demonstrations, static aircraft displays, food and merchandise vendors and new additions set for 2019.

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  • January is National Radon Action Month, and University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Radon Education Program is offering free short-term radon test kits to Nevadans from Jan. 1 through Feb. 28. Radon test kits are available at Cooperative Extension offices and partnering locations, as well as at presentations, statewide. 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. 
  • Lowry boys drop road games to Fallon, Reed
    The final score may not provide an accurate story for Friday’s Northern 3A boys basketball game between Fallon and visiting Lowry.

    Although Fallon stopped the Buckaroos by 32 points, Lowry made Fallon scratch and claw for every point and battled Fallon continuously under the boards in their league game at the Elmo Dericco Gym.

    “They’re one of the bigger, best talented teams we’ve faced,” said Fallon coach Chelle Dalager. “They have good post players, probably the best we have seen so far.”
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  • The Battle Mountain High School girls basketball team collected a pair of wins last week on the road.

    Battle Mountain traveled to Lovelock on Tuesday, Jan. 8, and came away with a 50-32 win over its rival school.
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  • The McDermitt High School boys basketball team went to Wells last weekend and lost 74-56 in their first conference game of the season. 

    The Bulldogs had a 1-14 record coming into the contest, with their only win coming against Round Mountain at the Comstock Classic. The Leopards brought a 7-8 overall record to the match.
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