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[OCT. 27, 2004]  Colleen Pech was honored as the August-September Student of the Month at Zion Lutheran School in Lincoln. She was selected on the basis of her academic excellence and involvement in school, church and community.

Her school activities include volleyball, choir, chimes and cheerleading, and she has been on the honor roll. At Zion Lutheran Church she is involved in Kindle, the junior high youth group. She has also been very active in 4-H, dance and YMCA basketball.

She enjoys time with friends and family and playing basketball.

Colleen is the daughter of Randy and Betsy Pech of Lincoln.

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Life Sentence, No Parole

If we tried to invent the cruelest punishment for dogs, we probably couldn't come up with anything worse than "solitary confinement" on a chain or in a kennel.

Dogs are pack animals who crave the companionship of others.  Scratches behind the ears, games of fetch, or even just walks around the block mean the world to them.  Curling up at your feet while you watch TV is their idea of heaven.

Many dogs left to fend for themselves at the end of a chain fall prey to attacks by other animals or cruel people, and many others are injured or hanged or choke as a result of getting entangled or caught in their tether.

If you have a backyard dog, please, bring him or her inside.  They don't want much--just you.

A public service announcement from Lincoln Daily News and

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