Study shows divide between farmers, scientists on climage change

A Purdue University study shows farmers have a significantly different view of climate change and its causes than do scientists and climatologists. That difference is hardly surprising, but the degree to which the two groups disagree is remarkable. The study found more than 90% of the scientists an...

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Study shows divide between farmers, scientists on climage change

A Purdue University study shows farmers have a significantly different view of climate change and its causes than do scientists and climatologists. That difference is hardly surprising, but the degree to which the two groups disagree is remarkable. The study found more than 90% of the scientists an...

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BCBS Rejects Latest CHI Health Offer

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska is rejecting the latest contract offer from one of the state's biggest medical networks because the insurer says the offer still costs too much. CHI Health officials offered a new agreement to Blue Cross earlier this week that would have cut rates by $10 million...

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Don't Let Thanksgiving Meal Make You Sick

Turkey Talk According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in six Americans (48 million) will get sick from dangerous food-borne bacteria this year. The holiday meal and its preparation is the centerpiece of the Thanksgiving celebration and safe food handling in the kitchen i...

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Great American Smoke Out

Today is the 39th Great American Smoke Out. The American Cancer Society held the first one in 1976, and it has the same mission today: encourage smokers to quit for one day, then to quit all together. Tabi Prochazka of the Panhandle Public Health District is the coordinator of Tobacco Free in the...

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2014 Silver Eagle Award To Honor Clayton Yeutter

  LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska Farm Bureau has selected Dr. Clayton Yeutter of Eustis, Neb., as the 2014 recipient of its highest honor, the Silver Eagle Award. The award will be presented to Dr. Yeutter on Dec. 9 at the 2014 Nebraska Farm Bureau Convention in Kearney. Dr. Clayton Yeutter s...

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Community Calendar

Nov
18
Tue
all-day Bancroft Good Will Trailer
Bancroft Good Will Trailer
Nov 18 – Nov 25 all-day
Bancroft Good Will Trailer Tuesday, November 18th through Tuesday, November 25th at the Bancroft Municipal Building on Main St in Bancroft. Accepting housewares, books, cd’s & video tapes, collectables, toys, small appliances, furniture, clothing, shoes[...]
Nov
21
Fri
all-day West Point Chamber Coffee
West Point Chamber Coffee
Nov 21 all-day
West Point Chamber Coffee Friday, November 21st at 10am at the West Point Chamber office in West Point.
Nov
22
Sat
all-day Eternity Focus Concert
Eternity Focus Concert
Nov 22 all-day
Eternity Focus Concert Saturday, November 22 at 7 PM at the Nielsen Community Center in West Point NE. Eternity Focus is a talented singing group comprised of four sisters from Lebanon, KS. Free admission and[...]
all-day Infant Care Class @ West Point
Infant Care Class @ West Point
Nov 22 all-day
St. Francis Memorial Hospital Infant Care Class Saturday, November 22nd at 10am at Educational Center at the St. Francis Memorial Hospital in West Point. This class helps prepare parents to care for their newborn baby.[...]
all-day Nebraska Christian Women’s Confe...
Nebraska Christian Women’s Confe...
Nov 22 all-day
4th annual Nebraska Christian Women’s Conference Saturday, November 22nd from 9 AM to noon with a lunch following at the Nielsen Community Center in West Point. Doors open at 8:30 AM. New this year will[...]
all-day Prepared Childbirth Class @ West Point
Prepared Childbirth Class @ West Point
Nov 22 all-day
St. Francis Memorial Hospital Prepared Childbirth Class Saturday, November 22nd at 1pm at Educational Center at the St. Francis Memorial Hospital in West Point. Those interested in the Prepared Childbirth Class should call the hospital[...]
10:00 am Fall Craft & Home Show
Fall Craft & Home Show
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fall Craft & Home Show Saturday November 22nd from 10am to 3pm at the Pavilion on the Pierce County Fairgrounds in Pierce. Lunch also available.
Nov
24
Mon
all-day Cuming County Extension Board Me...
Cuming County Extension Board Me...
Nov 24 all-day
Cuming County Extension Board Monday, November 24th at 7:00 p.m. in the Cuming County Courthouse Meeting Room in West Point. The agenda for the meeting is available for review at UNL Extension Office in West[...]

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