Whiteclay beer stores close early as activists celebrate village’s potential

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By Lauren Brant

As last week left the beer stores’ attorney Andrew Snyder out of options to counter the Attorney General’s appeal, the four beer stores in Whiteclay closed their doors. With the Arbor Day holiday on Friday, the lawyers battled on Thursday with both sides making headway over the other. At one point, Lancaster County Judge Andrew Jacobsen renewed the liquor licenses after calling the Liquor Commission’s decision “void on it’s face.” By the end

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Whiteclay beer stores denied licenses in unanimous vote

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By Lauren Brant

It’s been two weeks since the Whiteclay beer store owners testified before the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission. The three commissioners reviewed the testimonies and on Wednesday, April 19 they voted unanimously to deny the renewal of the four licenses. 

The verdict was announced at 10 a.m. MT as the commissioners voted 0-3 against the licenses. The room erupted in applause. They cited testimonies from the April 6 hearing citing inadequate law enforcement in

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Two buildings demolished in Whiteclay

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By Lauren Brant

A small community of nine is transforming in the Sandhills just south of the South Dakota border. Two buildings were demolished in Whiteclay on Wednesday, April 12 as members of the community come together to fix Whiteclay.

Decades have passed as the dilapidated buildings tarnished and became a canvas for graffiti.  Now local residents and business owners who are involved with Gov. Pete Ricketts’ task force are coming together to rid the unincorporated village of

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