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The R-C Morning Report

by Kurt Hildebrand

Douglas County commissioners will meet 9 a.m. today to certify the results of the 2012 general election. Also on the agenda is the permit for the 17th annual Parade of Lights, which is set for 3-8 p.m. Dec. 1 and starting in Heritage Park.

Planning commissioners meet at 1 p.m. to discuss allowing special events at historic residential properties with a special use permit. They’ll also be talking about updating the Planning Commission rules and regs. Both bodies meet at the historic Douglas County Courthouse, 1616 Eighth St., in Minden.

We’ll have County Manager Steve Mokrohisky on the running commentary 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Anyone with questions should forward them to today or early Wednesday.

A Bodie Flats man faces up to 10 years in prison for striking his brother with a hatchet handle during an Aug. 15 altercation. Don Beckerdite, 56, admitted one count of battery with a deadly weapon in Douglas County District Court in September.

Today will look a lot like Monday, with a high temperature today of 56 under mostly sunny skies and below freezing temperatures tonight. Showers are still in the forecast starting Thursday night.