Blood Drive this Friday

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American Red Cross and the City of Mesquite Department of Athletics and Leisure Services are hosting a blood drive on Friday September 5, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at The Mesquite Recreation Center located at 100 West Old Mill Rd. To … [Read more...]

Holiday travelers still hitting construction in both directions

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According to Eureka Casino owner Greg Lee, the town of Mesquite is all about convenience. But that critical component in the town’s tourism and gaming dollars has been lacking lately because of all the road construction on Interstate 15 between … [Read more...]

30 Minute Council Meeting dubs Sept. 4 as ‘Wear Orange’ day

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Thursday’s City Council meeting was brief, to say the least. With Mayor Al Litman absent due to illness, Mayor Pro-Tem Geno Withhelder led the meeting and adjourned within a half-hour. On the agenda were resolutions and proclamations, including … [Read more...]

City council to discuss minor business tonight

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Tonight’s City Council meeting should be as open and shut as a front door on a hot day. With a technical meeting that lasted approximately ten minutes last week, this week’s regular meeting will have little more than that. On the agenda are … [Read more...]

Crossing Guards return to keep kids safe

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The MLN thought the men and women who safely see your kids to school and back deserved recognition for their dedication and loyalty to their public service. Crossing Guards Renee and Richard Morris have been safely seeing the children of Mesquite … [Read more...]

VVWD Hears New Rate Proposal

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Over the last several months, the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) board has heard several presentations from staff and consultants on the need to raise revenue to fund bond debt and needed capital improvements on the district’s water system.  On … [Read more...]

City Council Accepts Eureka Donation

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After weeks of long and contentious meetings on medical marijuana, the regular Mesquite city council meeting on Tuesday lasted less than 30 minutes. The council approved an agreement with the Golf Channel to produce feature stories and live … [Read more...]

I-15 Southbound to see lengthy delays through November

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The Nevada Department of Transportation advises motorists to plan ahead for delays on I-15 southbound between Glendale and Moapa for the I-15 paving project.  Only one lane will be open to the traveling public on I-15 southbound from Aug. 11 until … [Read more...]

Family Members Escape Interstate Crash That Destroys SUV

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At approximately 7 p.m. Wednesday evening, Aug. 6, 2014, a father and his two sons escaped serious injury when their SUV struck a guardrail as they approached Exit 122 on Northbound Interstate 15. Despite the significant damage to their Jeep … [Read more...]

Horsford Visits Senior Resource Fair

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Representative Steven Horsford of Nevada’s fourth district attended a senior resource fair event yesterday at the Mesquite Senior Center.  The event featured tables staffed by representatives from various organizations and government … [Read more...]