USDA Extends Base Acre and Yield Update Deadline

USDA is extending the deadline to reallocate base acres and update yields from Feb. 27 to March 31, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told farmers at Commodity Classic Friday. "We want to give folks a little additional time to do that," Vilsack said in his speech at the Commodity Classic general se...

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USDA Extends Base Acre and Yield Update Deadline

USDA is extending the deadline to reallocate base acres and update yields from Feb. 27 to March 31, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told farmers at Commodity Classic Friday. "We want to give folks a little additional time to do that," Vilsack said in his speech at the Commodity Classic general se...

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Ricketts Signs Nebraska Veterans Bill Despite Concerns

Gov. Pete Ricketts has signed a bill to extend educational benefits to veterans and their spouses, despite concerns that it could contradict Nebraska's same-sex marriage ban. The Republican governor announced his decision Friday in a letter to lawmakers. The bill was passed to comply with congres...

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Nurse Practitioner Bill Wins Legislative Approval

Nebraska lawmakers have approved a bill designed to give nurse practitioners more independence. Senators voted 46-0 Friday to pass the bill, which was vetoed last year by then-Gov. Dave Heineman. Last year's session ended before lawmakers had a chance to attempt an override. The bill by Sen. ...

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Accident In West Point Friday Morning

Two vehicles collided in West Point just before 11 a.m. Friday morning. The car in the picture above got the worst of it with several dents in the side of the vehicle. It happened at the intersection of South Colfax and East Sherman. An ambulance was spotted at the scene but no word on poss...

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Wimmer's Workers May Find Other Employment Locally

The 125 employees at the Land O'Frost Wimmers plant in West Point will hopefully be able to find other employment in the area. Tina Biteghe Bi Ndong, executive director of the West Point Chamber of Commerce is hopeful. "Well there's several businesses within the area that are looking for emplo...

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Feb
27
Fri
all-day Carroll United Methodist Church ...
Carroll United Methodist Church ...
Feb 27 all-day
United Methodist Church Fish Fry Friday, February 27th at 5:30pm at United Methodist Church In Carroll. Adults $9, Kids 5-10 $5, 4 & under Free.
all-day Contemplative Prayer Retreat
Contemplative Prayer Retreat
Feb 27 all-day
Contemplative Prayer Retreat Friday, February 27th to Sunday, March 1st at St. Benedict Center in Schuyler. Starts Friday at 7:30pm. For more information, call (402) 352-8819 or visit www.StBenedictCenter.com
5:00 pm West Point Knights of Columbus F...
West Point Knights of Columbus F...
Feb 27 @ 5:00 pm – Feb 27 @ 8:00 pm
West Point Knights of Columbus Fish Fry Friday, February 27th from 5pm to 8pm at GA Cafeteria in West Point. Tickets are $8.
5:45 pm Knights of Columbus Fish Fry
Knights of Columbus Fish Fry
Feb 27 @ 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Knights of Columbus Counsel #3736 Fish Fry Friday, February 27th from 5:45pm until 7:45pm at the St. Charles Parish Center in North Bend. All you can eat with mac & cheese for kids. Take outs[...]
Mar
1
Sun
all-day 4-H Kick Off Party
4-H Kick Off Party
Mar 1 all-day
4-H Kick Off Party Sunday, March 1st with doors open at 1:30pm and movie begins at 2pm at Nielsen Community Center in West Point. Every 4-H member, Clover Buds, family and future 4-H are welcome[...]
7:30 am St. Boniface Church Breakfast
St. Boniface Church Breakfast
Mar 1 @ 7:30 am – 11:30 am
St. Boniface Church Breakfast Sunday, March 1st from 7:30am until 11:30 a.m. at the GA Cafeteria in West Point. Enjoy made to order omelet or scrambled eggs, sausage patties, home-made coffee cake & muffins, fruit[...]
10:00 am Oakland-Craig Post Prom Pancake ...
Oakland-Craig Post Prom Pancake ...
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Oakland-Craig Post Prom Pancake Feed Sunday, March 1st from 10am to 1pm at the Oakland Veterans Building in Oakland. All donations will benefit 2015 Post Prom.
4:00 pm Immanuel Lutheran’s Annual Pork ...
Immanuel Lutheran’s Annual Pork ...
Mar 1 @ 4:00 pm – Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm
The Immanuel Lutheran Church & School of Hooper will hold their annual pork loin dinner & auction on Sunday, March 1st, from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Hooper Auditorium in Hooper Place your take[...]

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