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Check on Ice Conditions Before Discover Ice Fishing Clinic

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LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will post a notice Jan. 6 at 4 p.m. if ice conditions are deemed unsafe for an upcoming Discover Ice Fishing clinic. The clinic is scheduled for Jan. 9 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park’s CenturyLink Lake from 1 – 4 p.m. Six inches of ice is required to conduct this free clinic. Ice conditions will be determined Jan. 6. If necessary, a cancellation notice will be posted by 4 p.m. at …

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Discover Ice Fishing Clinics Scheduled in January

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LINCOLN – Learn the basics of ice fishing or pick up a few new tips at three free Discover Ice Fishing clinics in January. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will host a clinic Jan. 9 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park’s (SP) CenturyLink Lake from 1 – 4 p.m. On Jan. 16, the Nebraska Fish and Game Association will host a classroom clinic at Yanney Heritage Park’s Environmental Resource Center in Kearney from 8 a.m. – noon. Following the …

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Enjoy Christmas Buffet at The Lodge

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LINCOLN – Enjoy the holiday with family and friends with a reservations-only Christmas buffet at The Lodge restaurant at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park’s Peter Kiewit Lodge near Ashland on Dec. 25. The Lodge will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and only the buffet will be available. The prices for the buffet of holiday favorites are $19.99 for adults and $9.99 for ages 3-10. To make a reservation, contact the park at 402-944-2523. A park entry permit …

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Eugene T. Mahoney State Park to Host Cornucopia of Crafts

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LINCOLN – Explore the world of crafts at Cornucopia of Crafts, Nov. 14 – 15 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park near Ashland. Enjoy handmade crafts, food, jewelry, metal art, yard art, pottery and more. Event hours are 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Nov. 14, including a silent auction, and 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Nov. 15. A park entry permit is required for each vehicle entering the park.

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Toast Nebraska Wine Festival Set for May 1-2 at Mahoney State Park

LINCOLN — Sample any of the more than 120 Nebraska wines while listening to local bands perform May 1-2 at the second annual Toast Nebraska Wine Festival at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park. The festival, which will highlight 19 Nebraska wineries, also will include more than 22 artisan and food vendors, in addition to wine and chef demonstration sessions. Area bands performing that weekend include Tony from the Beaten Path, Ro Hemple, Bottle Tops, Belles and Whistles, and Avaricious. Guests …

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Mahoney and Platte River State Parks Seek Seasonal Help

LINCOLN – Seasonal jobs are available at two of Nebraska’s most popular tourist attractions – Eugene T. Mahoney and Platte River state parks. Located in the Platte River Valley between Omaha and Lincoln, the parks offer positions in a fun, friendly, outdoor environment. Positions available are customer service, lifeguard, housekeeping, wrangler, summer concessions, and grounds. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Apply as a Temporary Park Worker I at statejobs.nebraska.gov. Call 402-944-2523 ext. 7122 for more information.

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Run Wild for Wildlife Conservation May 16

LINCOLN – Registration is now open for Run Wild, an annual trail run to be held May 16 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park. Choose from a 10k or 5k trail run on a scenic, naturally challenging back trail. There also is a 1-mile children’s fun run. All proceeds are used for conservation of Nebraska’s wildlife and wild places, with special emphasis on Nebraska’s rare, declining and threatened and endangered species. These trail runs are not timed. Early Registration is …

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Birds and Binoculars Feb. 7 at Mahoney SP

LINCOLN – Join bird lovers of all ages Feb. 7 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park for the Birds and Binoculars workshop. Interested birders should meet at 9 a.m. at the lower level of the Riverview Group Lodge, where the guided hike and bird identification workshop will begin. The event is scheduled in preparation for the Audubon Society’s Great Backyard Bird Count, an annual event in which participants count birds to create a real-time snapshot of bird populations. This year’s …

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Game and Parks Seeks New Food Service Provider at Mahoney SP

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will seek a new food service provider at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park. The previous provider, Mahoney Grille, operated by Jeff and Emily Parker of Parker’s Smokehouse LLC, chose to not extend its contract option, ending services to the park effective Jan. 4, 2015. Mahoney Grille had provided food, beverage and catering services at the park since February 2012, operating the restaurant located within the Peter Kiewit Lodge. As of Jan. 5, …

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Check on Ice Conditions for Discover Ice Fishing Clinics

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will post any notice ice conditions are deemed unsafe for the two Discover Ice Fishing clinics scheduled for January. The events are scheduled for Jan. 10 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park’s (SP) CenturyLink Lake and Jan. 17 at Kearney’s Yanney Heritage Park Lake. Both events are planned to take place from 1-4 p.m. Six inches of ice is required to conduct these free clinics. Ice conditions will be determined Jan. 7 …

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