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  1. Fort Atkinson schedules re-enacted WWII encampmentRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | KHGI

    ... ent and see demonstrations of various trades and crafts from the 1820s. Fort Atkinson sits on the east side of Fort Calhoun, which is situated 15 miles north of Omaha. A park entry permit is required for all vehicles and can be purchased at the park.

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  2. Dave Roberts reports from Fort Calhoun on severe weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | KETV-TV

    IS LIVE IN FORT CALHOUN. DATE: THE RAIN KEEPS FALLING IN WASHINGTON COUNTY FLOWS TO THE EAST TO WHERE WE ARE RIGHT NOW IN FORT CALHOUN, BLAIR, MANY OF THE MISSOURI RIVER.

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  3. Art in the park brings 'people with imaginations'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... a lost of interest. It's just enjoyable to sit and visit and maybe do a little business." Adam Weiss, 32, of Fort Calhoun is a copper patina artist whose work is created using a acetylene torch and 27 different types of natural chemical reactions to ...

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  4. More Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 2 | KHGI

    ... activation of biological samples from 1959 to 2001. The facility was also used to train operators of the Fort Calhoun nuclear plant. Soon after 9/11, it was shut down because of security concerns. Last year, the VA spent $1.3 million to dismantle ...

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  5. Veterans Affairs hospital in Omaha leaves nuclear businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... activation of biological samples from 1959 to 2001. The facility was also used to train operators of the Fort Calhoun nuclear plant. Soon after 9/11, it was shut down because of security concerns. Last year, the VA spent $1.3 million to dismantle ...

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  6. History weekend scheduled at Fort Atkinson parkRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2016 | KHGI

    ... rs may also visit a Lewis and Clark encampment near the visitor center. Fort Atkinson sits on the east side of Fort Calhoun, which is situated 15 miles north of Omaha. A park entry permit is required for all vehicles and can be purchased at the park.

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  7. Fort Atkinson plans special events for July Fourth weekendRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2016 | KHGI

    ... s period-accurate places, such as the school, council house and garden. Fort Atkinson sits on the east side of Fort Calhoun, which is situated 15 miles north of Omaha. A park entry permit is required for all vehicles and can be purchased at the park.

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  8. Fort Atkinson plans special events for July Fourth weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... period-accurate places, such as the school, council house and garden. Fort Atkinson sits on the east side of Fort Calhoun, which is situated 15 miles north of Omaha. A park entry permit is required for all vehicles and can be purchased at the park. ...

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  9. Nebraska working to catch up on wind energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | KETV-TV

    ... POWER NEARLY 118,000 HOMES FOR OMAHA PUBLIC POWER DISTRICT. IT'S ONE REASON WHY OPPD MOVED TO SHUT DOWN ITS FORT CALHOUN NUCLEAR PLANT. >> RIGHT NOW, WE ARE ABOUT 17% RENEWABLE AS A PERCENTAGE OF OUR CONSUMPTION, AND WE SEE THAT WITH THIS WIND FARM ...

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  10. Turbine malfunction takes Nebraska nuke plant offlineRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | KHGI

    Omaha's public power utility says its nuclear power plant in eastern Nebraska has been temporarily taken offline for a minor malfunction. Omaha Public Power District says in a written release that the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station north of Omaha was taken offline Tuesday morning when a turbine tripped.

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  11. Omaha woman arrested for DUI after rolloverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Missouri Valley Times-News

    First responders assist with the driver of a vehicle that rolled off of state Highway 133 into the ditch Sunday evening. Fort Calhoun Fire and Rescue personnel retrieve items from a vehicle that rolled onto its hood off of state Highway 133 on Sunday.

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  12. Nebraska utility to close nation's smallest nuclear plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    The Omaha Public Power District voted Thursday to shutter the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station , which is the nation's smallest nuclear power plant. The board decided it was in the best financial interest of the utility and its customers to close the plant by the end of this year, the utility said in a statement after the vote.

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  13. Failure to Value Nuclear Energy's Attributes KOs Fort CalhounRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Electric Energy Online

    The board of directors of Omaha Public Power District announced that due to economic considerations it has decided to close the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant by the end of 2016. Located near Omaha, Nebraska, the 479-megawatt plant began commercial production of electricity in 1973.

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  14. Nebraska utility to shutter aging, smallest U.S. nuclear plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Japan Times

    The Omaha Public Power District voted Thursday to shutter the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station, which is the nation's smallest nuclear power plant. The board decided it was in the best financial interest of the utility and its customers to close the plant by the end of this year, the utility said in a statement after the vote.

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  15. OPPD board votes to shut down Fort Calhoun nuclear power plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | KETV-TV

    The Omaha Public Power District has voted to shutter the nuclear power plant in Fort Calhoun, the nation's smallest. D THE POSSIBILITY OF SAVING MORE THAN $700 MILLION, OVER THE NEXT 20 YEAR >> YES.

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  16. June 16, 2016 - OPPD board votes to decommission Fort Calhoun Station ...Read the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Public Power

    The Omaha Public Power District Board of Directors has determined that it is in the best financial interest of the district and its customer-owners to retire the Fort Calhoun Station by the end of 2016, OPPD said on June 16. At the board's monthly meeting, it voted to cease nuclear operations and begin the decommissioning process. OPPD noted that the decision means no general rate increase is anticipated for the next five years, through 2021, furthering the district's goal of pursuing rates that are 20 percent below the regional average.

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  17. NEI: Failure to Value Nuclear Energy's Attributes KOs Fort CalhounRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Market Wire

    The board of directors of Omaha Public Power District today announced that due to economic considerations it has decided to close the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant by the end of 2016. Located near Omaha, Nebraska, the 479-megawatt plant began commercial production of electricity in 1973.

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  18. Nebraska's 'other' nuclear power plant plays critical role, operators sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | KETV-TV

    ... WHAT A NUCLEAR PLANT HAS TO OFFER, WHY'S THE ONE UP THE RIVER SO CLOSE TO CLOSING? POPE DOESN'T WANT TO COMPARE FORT CALHOUN TO COOPER, BUT SAYS THE HISTORIES ARE DIFFERENT. HE DOES OFFER THIS. PAT: I THINK HAVING NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS IN THE UNITED ...

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  19. Nebraska utility to vote on nuclear power plant closureRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | KHGI

    The Omaha Public Power District is set to vote on whether to close the nation's smallest nuclear power plant in Fort Calhoun. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the district board will vote on the fate of Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station on Thursday.

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  20. Eleanor M. MarraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    Eleanor M. Marra, 87, Holcomb Street, passed away Friday, June 3, 2016, at her home under the care of Hospice of Jefferson County and her family. Mrs. Marra was born August 6, 1928 in Old Forge, PA, a daughter of Leo and Rose Petillo Memolo.

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