United States and Brazil Reach Agreement to End WTO Cotton Dispute

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 - Today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman announced that the United States and Brazil have reached agreement to settle the longstanding Cotton dispute in the World Trade Organization (WTO). Under the terms of the agreement, Brazi...

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United States and Brazil Reach Agreement to End WTO Cotton Dispute

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 - Today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman announced that the United States and Brazil have reached agreement to settle the longstanding Cotton dispute in the World Trade Organization (WTO). Under the terms of the agreement, Brazi...

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IRS Extends Drought Deferrals for Livestock Producers

Farmers and ranchers in as many as 30 states who were forced to sell off livestock because of drought can have an extension of time to replace their livestock and defer tax gains from those forced sales, under an IRS notice issued Tuesday. Livestock producers who sell more livestock than they other...

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Heineman Worries Corrections Investigation Becoming Politically Motivated

The state senator heading the special legislative committee investigating practices at the Corrections Department told the Omaha World Herald he'll subpoena memos and emails regarding how the governor, attorney general and others determined which inmates to return to prison. That follows the earl...

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Analysts surprised by USDA's Q4 soybean stocks

The number flashed neon when it came across the screen -- Q4 soybean stocks of 92 million bushels. One wouldn't have been blamed for rebooting one's quote screen, or rubbing one's eyes, just to make sure they were seeing what they thought they saw. USDA taking soybean ending stocks below the 100 mb ...

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Legislative Committee Told In West Point Leave County Bridge Repairs To Counties

The second of three public hearings on possible financing for county bridge repair and replacement was held in West Point Tuesday. Only three people testified among the two dozen who turned out. No one from Cuming County testified. Two participants were from Colfax County and one was from Madison...

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Community Calendar

Oct
1
Wed
all-day Relay For Life Walk Stars Witche... @ West Point
Relay For Life Walk Stars Witche... @ West Point
Oct 1 all-day
Relay For Life Walk Stars Witches Night Out Monday, October 27th at 6pm at HideAway Bar & Grill in West Point. $13 a ticket with advanced ticket sales only at KTIC Radio and F&M Bank[...]
8:00 am Wisner WIC & Immunization Clinic
Wisner WIC & Immunization Clinic
Oct 1 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership Wisner WIC and Immunization Clinic on Wednesday, October 1st at the Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership Building, 1118 Ave E, Wisner. Immunization clinic hours are from 9:00am to 4:00pm. WIC[...]
11:30 am American Red Cross Blood Drive
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Oct 1 @ 11:30 am – 5:30 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive Wednesday, October st from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Clarkson High School in Clarkson. To learn more and make an appointment to donate blood, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED[...]
5:00 pm Trinity Church Octoberfest Dinner
Trinity Church Octoberfest Dinner
Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm
Trinity Church Octoberfest Dinner Wednesday, October 1st serving from 5pm to 7pm at Nielsen Community Center in West Point. Adults $10, children 12 & under $5. Advanced tickets only – available at: CharterWest National Bank,[...]
Oct
4
Sat
6:00 pm GACC Fundraiser
GACC Fundraiser
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 4 @ 9:00 pm
GACC Bleacher Fundraiser Saturday, October 4th with doors open at 6pm at the GACC Cafeteria in West Point. Cost is $25 per person with cash bar and food included. All proceeds go towards new bleachers[...]
Oct
5
Sun
1:00 pm Steve Snyder Memorial Poker Run
Steve Snyder Memorial Poker Run
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Steve Snyder Memorial Poker Run Sunday, October 5th from 1:00pm to 4:30pm at Rick & Kyle Grovijohn’s Cabin at Hidden Meadows rural West Point. $10 per person or $15 per couple. Snacks provided. BYOB. Potluck[...]
4:00 pm St. Rose of Lima Annual Turkey D...
St. Rose of Lima Annual Turkey D...
Oct 5 @ 4:00 pm – Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm
St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church annual turkey dinner is Sunday, October 5th, at the City Auditorium in Hooper. Serving a turkey dinner with all the trimmings from 4 until 7 p. m. with carry[...]
Oct
6
Mon
12:30 pm American Red Cross Blood Drive
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Oct 6 @ 12:30 pm – 6:30 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive Monday, October 6th from 12:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at Hy-Vee in Columbus. To learn more and make an appointment to donate blood, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS. Walk-ins[...]

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