Western Corn Belt still reeling from the drought

Drought may have eased over much of the Corn Belt, but in areas along the western edge of the region, the drought’s impacts still linger. According to the latest Drought Monitor report, just 15 percent of Kansas is in severe or extreme drought compared to 48 percent reported just three months ago...

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Western Corn Belt still reeling from the drought

Drought may have eased over much of the Corn Belt, but in areas along the western edge of the region, the drought’s impacts still linger. According to the latest Drought Monitor report, just 15 percent of Kansas is in severe or extreme drought compared to 48 percent reported just three months ago...

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Heineman Has His Third Lt. Governor

State Senator John E. Nelson of Omaha was sworn in Monday as the 40th Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska.  The  swearing-in ceremony with Secretary of State John Gale and Gov. Heineman took place today at 1:30 p.m. in the Governor’s Hearing Room of the State Capitol. “I am pleased that Senator...

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USDA Announces Funding to Encourage Healthy Eating Choices

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is making up to $31.5 million in funding available to help participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) more easily afford healthy foods like fruits and vegetables. Secr...

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Sen. John Nelson sworn-in as next Lt. Gov.

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has named state Sen. John Nelson of Omaha as his new lieutenant governor. Nelson was sworn into office Monday at the Capitol. He replaces Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann, who resigned earlier this month after a judge approved his sister's request for a protective order again...

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Food Animal Production Faces Challenges with New Antibiotic Regulations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that revised labels established according to Guidance Documents #209 and #213 will go into effect in December 2016.  There will also be new regulations regarding how veterinarians will authorize the use of medically important antibiotics in ...

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Community Calendar

Sep
30
Tue
all-day American Red Cross Blood Drive
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Sep 30 all-day
American Red Cross Blood Drive Tuesday, September 30th from noon to 6 pm at Wisner City Auditorium in Wisner. To learn more and make an appointment to donate blood, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS.[...]
Oct
1
Wed
all-day American Red Cross Blood Drive
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Oct 1 all-day
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[...]
all-day Trinity Church Octoberfest Dinner
Trinity Church Octoberfest Dinner
Oct 1 all-day
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,[...]
all-day Wisner WIC & Immunization Clinic
Wisner WIC & Immunization Clinic
Oct 1 all-day
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[...]
Oct
5
Sun
all-day St. Rose of Lima Annual Turkey D...
St. Rose of Lima Annual Turkey D...
Oct 5 all-day
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[...]
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[...]
Oct
6
Mon
all-day American Red Cross Blood Drive
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Oct 6 all-day
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[...]
Oct
8
Wed
all-day Pender WIC & Immunization Clinic
Pender WIC & Immunization Clinic
Oct 8 all-day
Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership Pender WIC and Immunization Clinic Wednesday, October 8th from 8:30am to 4pm at the Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership Building in Pender. For an appointment or for more information regarding[...]

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