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Property Tax Bill Called "Peanuts" And "Whack-A-Mole" By Lawmakers

Nebraska farmers and business owners could get a property tax break under a bill moving through the Legislature. Lawmakers gave first-round approval Monday to an exemption for personal business property. The bill would apply to farm equipment such as irrigation pivots, pumps and motors, and mach...

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Property Tax Bill Called "Peanuts" And "Whack-A-Mole" By Lawmakers

Nebraska farmers and business owners could get a property tax break under a bill moving through the Legislature. Lawmakers gave first-round approval Monday to an exemption for personal business property. The bill would apply to farm equipment such as irrigation pivots, pumps and motors, and mach...

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Compromise Reached On Aid To Dependent Children Hike

Governor Ricketts and Senator Kathy Campbell last night agreed on a compromise to provide for an increase in the Aid to Dependent Children (ADC) benefit this session. This agreement comes in response to the Governor’s veto of LB89. “I am pleased that we have reached a compromise that moves Te...

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UDSA Crop Progress Shows Corn Planting Racing Ahead

U.S. corn producers were busy in the week ended May 3, as 55% of the crop is now in the ground, compared to 19% last week and a five-year average of 38%, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress report. "Monday's report was bearish for corn due to this week's big jump in planting progress," said DT...

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USDA Announces Funding Under Regional Conservation Partnership Program

Organizations looking to tap into USDA funds under the Regional Conservation Partnership Program have until July 8 to apply for this year's round of $235 million for large-scale conservation projects. Water quality and water conservation are major areas of focus under the Regional Conservation Part...

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USDA Study Shows COOL Provides No Economic Benefit

The Agriculture Department on Friday sent the House and Senate Agriculture committees a farm bill-required study that says that country-of-origin labeling for beef, pork and chicken has no economic benefit to the meat industry. DTN obtained a copy of the report, which is likely to play a role in ho...

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Community Calendar

May
5
Tue
2:00 pm Car Seat Inspection
Car Seat Inspection
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Car Seat Inspection Station Tuesday, May 5th from 2pm to 6pm at St. Franciscan Hospital in West Point. Call 402-372-4064 to make an appointment and leave message and tech will call you back to schedule[...]
5:30 pm Relay For Life Cancer Kickers Ta...
Relay For Life Cancer Kickers Ta...
May 5 @ 5:30 pm – May 5 @ 7:30 pm
Relay For Life Cancer Kickers Taco Night Fundraiser Tuesday, May 5th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm in the Oakland Methodist Church basement in Oakland. Serving chips, salsa/refried beans, three tacos (hard or soft) or taco salad[...]
May
6
Wed
all-day Cuming County Alzheimer’s Allian...
Cuming County Alzheimer’s Allian...
May 6 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[...]
10:00 am Wisner WIC & Immunization Clinic
Wisner WIC & Immunization Clinic
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wisner WIC & Immunization Clinic Wednesday, May 6th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the NENCAP Building in Wisner. For an appointment or for more information regarding the WIC or Immunization Programs please call[...]
May
7
Thu
all-day Green & Growing Garden Club Plan...
Green & Growing Garden Club Plan...
May 7 all-day
Green & Growing Garden Club Plant Extravaganza Saturday, May 9th from 9am to 1pm at the at the 330 Building at Neligh Park in West Point. Selling annuals and perennials.
May
8
Fri
all-day Float Your Boat Down the Logan C...
Float Your Boat Down the Logan C...
May 8 all-day
Float Your Boat Down the Logan Creek Saturday, May 30th starting in Pender and ending in Bancroft.$25 registration includes t-shirt and evening meal. Pre-registration required by May 15th, call 402-380-5738 or email bancroftne@hotmail.com. For more[...]
10:00 am West Point Chamber of Coffee
West Point Chamber of Coffee
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
West Point Chamber of Coffee Friday, May 8th at 10am at West Point Living Center in West Point.
7:00 pm Cuming County Historical Societ...
Cuming County Historical Societ...
May 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cuming County Historical Society Meeting Friday, May 8th at 7pm at the Pizza Ranch in West Point. Henry Heller will give a presentation.

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