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Wisconsin Declares State of Emergency, 5.3-Million Iowa Chickens Affected by Avain Influenza

Wisconsin has declared a state of emergency over a bird flu outbreak that is infecting U.S. poultry and Governor Scott Walker said on Monday he has authorized the state's National Guard to help contain the disease. The Republican governor declared the emergency because three flocks have become in...

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Wisconsin Declares State of Emergency, 5.3-Million Iowa Chickens Affected by Avain Influenza

Wisconsin has declared a state of emergency over a bird flu outbreak that is infecting U.S. poultry and Governor Scott Walker said on Monday he has authorized the state's National Guard to help contain the disease. The Republican governor declared the emergency because three flocks have become in...

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Relay For Life Raises $76.8 Thousand

Saturday night's  Cuming County Relay for Life was another huge success, raising a total of $76,827, according to organizers. Motorcycles and an honor guard entered the Nielsen Community Center to start the event at 6PM, which ended around 11. Fundraising teams were recognized during the eve...

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"Where Is Your Life Headed" Presentation Coming To West Point

The Todd Becker Foundation, created following the tragic death of 18 year old high school student, Todd Becker in the spring of 2005, will share their “Where is your life headed?” presentation at West Point/Beemer Jr. and Sr. High School in West Point on April 22nd at 7:00pm. The day’s eve...

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Suji’s Cuisine USA announces U.S. presence at Nebraska Innovation Campus

The first international company to occupy space at Nebraska Innovation Campus (NIC) was announced today. Food Dreams Made Real (FDMR Inc.), Suji’s Cuisine USA is the newest company to join the NIC family. Suji Park, founder and Chief Inspirational Officer of FDMR Inc., Suji’s Cuisine USA, was...

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Forecasters Expect Big Corn Yields Thanks To El Nino

(DTN) -- U.S. corn growers could see a bumper crop this year thanks to warm waters in the Pacific Ocean. Warm temperatures in the Pacific Ocean indicate El Nino conditions, which could be in effect until November. (NOAA Graphic) Pacific Ocean forecasts from almost every international wea...

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Apr
22
Wed
all-day “Path to Success” Meeting for Sp...
“Path to Success” Meeting for Sp...
Apr 22 all-day
“Path to Success” Meeting for Spanish-Speaking Families Wednesday, April 22nd at 6pm at West Point-Beemer High School in West Point. This is a free program. We are inviting Spanish-speaking families to join us for a[...]
all-day “Where is your Life Header?” Pro...
“Where is your Life Header?” Pro...
Apr 22 all-day
“Where is your life headed?” presentation at West Point/Beemer Jr. and Sr. High School in West Point on April 22nd at 7:00pm. The day’s events will include an assembly for grades 9-12 at the high[...]
all-day Cuming County Alzheimer’s Allian...
Cuming County Alzheimer’s Allian...
Apr 22 all-day
Cuming County Alzheimer’s Alliance 5K Fun Run/Walk Saturday, June 13th with registration open at 7am, run at 8am at the Neligh Park in West Point. Pre-registration before May 21st $25, receive a t-shirt and swag[...]
all-day Optimist T-Ball Coach Pitch Sign Up
Optimist T-Ball Coach Pitch Sign Up
Apr 22 all-day
Optimist T-Ball Coach Pitch Sign Up is underway for children in kindergarten, first and second grades. Signup forms are available at local schools. Deadline for signup is May 1st. Questions , please contact Dave Schuetze[...]
Apr
23
Thu
11:00 am Sunshine Center Soup & Sandwich ...
Sunshine Center Soup & Sandwich ...
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sunshine Center Soup and Sandwich Lunch Thursday, April 23rd from 11am to 1pm at Sunshine Center Center in West Point. Serving vegetable beef & chicken noodle soup, sandwiches, bars & beverages from 11 a.m. until[...]
3:00 pm Car Seat Inspection
Car Seat Inspection
Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm – Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm
Car Seat Inspection Station Thursday, April 23rd from 3pm to 7pm at Cuming County Public Power District in West Point. No appointment needed. What to bring vehicle, child, car seat (if available) instruction manuals, 2[...]
4:00 pm Free Community Shredding Day
Free Community Shredding Day
Apr 23 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Free Community Shredding Day Thursday, April 23rd from 4pm to 6pm at the Nielsen Community Center Canopy in West Point. Bring your paper items to be shredded on site. Suggested items include old bank statements,[...]
Apr
24
Fri
all-day Northeast Nebraska Master Garden...
Northeast Nebraska Master Garden...
Apr 24 – Apr 25 all-day
Northeast Nebraska Master Gardener Plant Fair and Market 23rd Annual Plant Fair and Market, early plant sales Friday, April 24th from 6pm to 8pm and Saturday, April 25 from 9 am to 3 pm at[...]

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