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Dozens pack board meeting to oppose potential reservoirs

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) _ Opposition has surfaced to the possibility of more reservoirs being constructed in northeast Nebraska. Dozens of people packed a board meeting Thursday of the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District to underscore their stance. One of them. Ken Gentrup, of West Point, says...

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Dozens pack board meeting to oppose potential reservoirs

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) _ Opposition has surfaced to the possibility of more reservoirs being constructed in northeast Nebraska. Dozens of people packed a board meeting Thursday of the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District to underscore their stance. One of them. Ken Gentrup, of West Point, says...

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Ethanol Emerging Issues Forum Wraps Up Busy Session

RRN's Chad Moyer was in La Vista this week for the 2016 Ethanol Emerging Issues Forum.   Some interesting opportunities came out of this year's meeting. It's not often the oil industry and ethanol producers seek each other out to partner on a project, but that's what's happening in Nebraska and...

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New Report Shows Extra Financial Strain in Farm Country

Farm-sector lending volumes remain well above historic averages, according to a report released earlier this week from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, and the National Farmers Union (NFU) is viewing the new report with concern given the struggling farm economy. “Farmers and ranchers ar...

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(Audio) Ground Is Broken For New OCT Pipe Plant North Of Norfolk

(click above on news/podcast to hear interview) More than 200 people turned out Thursday afternoon for a ground-breaking ceremony for the OCT Pipe plant that will start partial operations by mid-July of next year. Attending the ceremony was CEO Charley Havens. "I think what it'll bring to N...

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Staffer charged in death of burned memory care patient

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) _ A staffer at a memory care facility in Fremont has been charged in connection with the death of a patient who was burned after he fell asleep next to a fireplace. Fremont police say in a news release that 23-year-old Anne Pavlik, of Arlington, was arrested Tuesday on a warran...

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Community Calendar

Apr
29
Fri
all-day Living with the Church Retreat
Living with the Church Retreat
Apr 29 all-day
Living with the Church Retreat starting Friday, April 29th through Sunday, May 1st at St. Benedict Center in Schuyler. Starts Friday at 7:30 p.m., to Sunday, after lunch. For more information, call (402) 352-8819.
Apr
30
Sat
all-day 8th Annual Red Carpet Gala
8th Annual Red Carpet Gala
Apr 30 all-day
8th Annual Red Carpet Gala Saturday, April 30th starting at 7:30pm at the West Point Community Theatre in West Point. An evening of live music, classic cocktails, signature hors d’oeuvres, live and silent auctions. For[...]
all-day Pilger Community Tree Planting
Pilger Community Tree Planting
Apr 30 all-day
Community Tree Planting Saturday, April 30th starting at 9:00am at temporary Fire Hall in Pilger. For more info call Danielle at 402-829-6807 or 402-350-5102.
May
1
Sun
11:00 am Bancroft Senior Center’s Hot Bee...
Bancroft Senior Center’s Hot Bee...
May 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Bancroft Senior Center Hot Beef Fund Raiser Sunday, May 1st, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m at the Bancroft Senior Center in Bancroft. They will be serving hot beef, ice cream sundaes plus toppings, cookies[...]
11:00 am Swedish Heritage Center Swedish ...
Swedish Heritage Center Swedish ...
May 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Swedish Heritage Center Swedish Hamball Dinner Sunday, May 1st from 11am to 1pm at the Swedish Heritage Center in Oakland. Serving hamball dinner with baked potato, California vegetable blend, dinner roll and dessert. Free will[...]
1:00 pm Free Wrestling Clinic
Free Wrestling Clinic
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Free Wrestling Clinic Sunday, May 1st from 1pm to 3pm with doors open at 12pm at the Nielsen Community Center in West Point. No admission free – free will donation. Seating is limited to the[...]
2:00 pm Mark Schroeder’s Retirement Open...
Mark Schroeder’s Retirement Open...
May 1 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mark Schroeder’s Retirement Open House Sunday, May 1st from 2pm to 5pm at the Wisner City Auditorium in Wisner.
May
2
Mon
5:00 pm Relay For Life Taco Night
Relay For Life Taco Night
May 2 @ 5:00 pm – May 2 @ 7:00 pm
Relay For Life Taco Night Monday, May 2nd from 5pm to 7pm at Oakland Methodist Church basement in Oakland. $7 suggested donation. Meals includes chips & salsa, refried beans, three tacos(hard or soft) or taco[...]

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