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Information Sought for Game Violations near Kimball, Valentine

LINCOLN — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is seeking information about two cases involving the unlawful killing of big game animals in western and north-central Nebraska.

One case involves the death of four buck pronghorns. The remains of the animals, minus three of the heads and some of the meat, were found Oct. 17 on private land south of Kimball.

The other case involves the death of a cow elk believed to be shot either Oct. 14 or Oct. 15 and left to rot near the road to Smith Falls northeast of Valentine.

Rewards of up to $1,000 are being offered for information leading to conviction of people responsible for the animals’ deaths. Informants may remain anonymous.

People who wish to report information about these cases may contact conservation officers Scott Brandt of Gering at 308-631-0663 and Frank Miller of Valentine at 402-389-0444.

They also may contact the Nebraska Wildlife Crimestoppers program at 800-742-7627. More information about the Wildlife Crimestoppers program may be found at outdoornebraska.org/wildlifecrimestoppers.

About Justin Haag

Justin Haag has served the Commission as a public information officer in the Panhandle since 2013. His duties include serving as regional editor for NEBRASKAland Magazine. Haag was raised in southwestern Nebraska, where he developed a love for fishing, hunting and other outdoor pursuits. After earning a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Chadron State College in 1996, he worked four years as an editor and reporter at newspapers in Chadron and McCook. Prior to joining the Commission in 2013, he worked 12 years as a communicator at Chadron State, serving as the institution’s media and public relations coordinator the last five. He and his wife, Cricket, live in Chadron, and have two children.

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