Governor Ricketts Stands by Ibach Reappointment

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says he stands by his decision to reappoint the state's agriculture director despite protests from animal welfare groups that want him removed. Ricketts said Thursday that he thinks Department of Agriculture director Greg Ibach will continue to improve his agency's polic...

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Governor Ricketts Stands by Ibach Reappointment

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says he stands by his decision to reappoint the state's agriculture director despite protests from animal welfare groups that want him removed. Ricketts said Thursday that he thinks Department of Agriculture director Greg Ibach will continue to improve his agency's polic...

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Chief Justice Says More Rural Attorneys Needed

Nebraska Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael Heavican says the state has a growing need for rural attorneys and for language interpreters to serve the courts. Heavican told lawmakers Thursday that a shortage of lawyers in rural areas has contributed to an increase in Nebraskans who represent them...

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No Explosives Needed On Platte After All

A Platte River ice jam near Omaha has broken up on its own, so officials have canceled plans to attack it with dynamite. The 11/2-mile-long jam had backed up river water in western Douglas County, just west of Omaha, and parts of Saunders County, threatening homes, well fields and a National Guar...

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Rural Hospitals Facing Obstacles

47 rural hospitals have closed nationwide, wounding rural communities, and leaving some of the nation’s most vulnerable populations without timely access to care. National Rural Health Association CEO Alan Morgan explains who the NRHA is. “Well the National Rural Health Association is a Natio...

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Fed Judge Won't Delay Gay Marriage Case

A federal judge won't delay a lawsuit challenging Nebraska's gay marriage ban while the U.S. Supreme Court is considering the issue for the country. Judge Joseph Bataillon  in Omaha declined a request from the Nebraska attorney general's office for the delay, saying in his ruling Tuesday that ...

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Jan
30
Fri
all-day Nebraska Tourism Commission Annu...
Nebraska Tourism Commission Annu...
Jan 30 all-day
Nebraska Tourism Commission Annual Agri/Eco-Tourism Workshop Monday, February 23rd through Wednesday, February 25th at Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center in Kearney. The event is designed for those who want to learn more about the[...]
all-day Walk Stars Valentines Ladies Nig... @ West Point
Walk Stars Valentines Ladies Nig... @ West Point
Jan 30 all-day
Relay For Life Walk Stars Ladies Night Out Monday, February 9th at 6pm at HideAway Bar & Grill in West Point. Light supper, style show, door prizes, raffle baskets, Pampered Chef & Signature Homestyles. Advanced[...]
10:00 am West Point Chamber Coffee
West Point Chamber Coffee
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
West Point Chamber Coffee Friday, January 30th at 10am at GACC in West Point.
Feb
1
Sun
all-day Annual Ground Hog Chicken & Bisc...
Annual Ground Hog Chicken & Bisc...
Feb 1 all-day
The First United Methodist Church in Oakland will hold their annual Ground Hog Chicken & Biscuits Dinner on Sunday, February 1st, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Oakland City Auditorium. Dinner also includes[...]
Feb
3
Tue
all-day Beemer Senior Center No Bake Bak...
Beemer Senior Center No Bake Bak...
Feb 3 all-day
Beemer Senior Center No Bake Bake Sale going on now through February 3rd. Any or all donations can be dropped off or mailed to the Beemer Senior Center at 213 N Main St, , PO[...]
12:00 pm American Red Cross Blood Drive
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Feb 3 @ 12:00 pm – Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive Tuesday, February 3rd from noon to 6 p.m. at the Wisner City Auditorium in Wisner. To learn more and make an appointment to donate blood, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED[...]
2:00 pm Car Seat Inspection
Car Seat Inspection
Feb 3 @ 2:00 pm – Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm
Car Seat Inspection Station Tuesday, February 3rd at 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[...]
Feb
4
Wed
9:00 am American Red Cross Blood Drive
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Feb 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive Wednesday, February 4th from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., at Northeast Community College Lifelong Learning Center in Norfolk. To learn more and make an appointment to donate blood, visit redcrossblood.org[...]

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