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Deadly overturn another reason to ‘Keep Kids Away from Tractors’

What began as “quality time” for a 56-year-old man and his 7-year-old grandson ended with both dead following a tractor overturn. The grandfather was attempting to pull a tree out of the ground with a chain when the tractor flipped over backwards. The incident on a western New York farm, near...

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Deadly overturn another reason to ‘Keep Kids Away from Tractors’

What began as “quality time” for a 56-year-old man and his 7-year-old grandson ended with both dead following a tractor overturn. The grandfather was attempting to pull a tree out of the ground with a chain when the tractor flipped over backwards. The incident on a western New York farm, near...

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Senators Vote Down Wind Energy Credits

A bill designed to attract more wind farms to Nebraska has stalled in the Legislature. Conservative senators mounted a filibuster Tuesday to block the proposed tax credit, arguing that the state shouldn't subsidize wind energy. Senators voted 30-12 to bring the bill to a vote, but supporters nee...

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EPA sends biofuels volumes targets to White House

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has sent blending targets for the country's renewable fuels program to the White House for review ahead of a fast-approaching June 1 deadline for publicly releasing its proposal, according to industry sources. The EPA has sent proposed volume require...

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Nebraska senators vote for livestock friendly development

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska counties looking to expand livestock operations could receive extra funds for planning and improving infrastructure under a bill that cleared a first-round vote in the Legislature. Senators voted 37-0 Monday on a measure by Sen. Ken Schilz of Ogallala that would funn...

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Livestock market operation suspends sales for summer

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) _ Officials say Nebraska Livestock Sales of Norfolk has suspended its summer schedule. Jim Barta owns the operation, and he said Monday that, ``due to the declining number of cattle in the area, we are going to go with seasonal sales at the livestock market.'' Sales recently...

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Community Calendar

May
6
Wed
all-day Cuming County Alzheimer’s Allian...
Cuming County Alzheimer’s Allian...
May 6 all-day
Cuming County Alzheimer’s Alliance 5K Fun Run/Walk Saturday, June 13th with registration open at 7am, run at 8am at the Neligh Park in West Point. Pre-registration before May 21st $25, receive a t-shirt and swag[...]
10:00 am Wisner WIC & Immunization Clinic
Wisner WIC & Immunization Clinic
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wisner WIC & Immunization Clinic Wednesday, May 6th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the NENCAP Building in Wisner. For an appointment or for more information regarding the WIC or Immunization Programs please call[...]
May
7
Thu
all-day 3rd Annual Prague American Legio...
3rd Annual Prague American Legio...
May 7 all-day
3rd Annual Prague American Legion Tractor Ride Sunday, June 7th with registration at 10am to 12pm and ride at 12pm with lunch to follow at the Prague Baseball Diamond in Prague. To pre-register call Larry[...]
all-day Green & Growing Garden Club Plan...
Green & Growing Garden Club Plan...
May 7 all-day
Green & Growing Garden Club Plant Extravaganza Saturday, May 9th from 9am to 1pm at the at the 330 Building at Neligh Park in West Point. Selling annuals and perennials.
May
8
Fri
all-day Float Your Boat Down the Logan C...
Float Your Boat Down the Logan C...
May 8 all-day
Float Your Boat Down the Logan Creek Saturday, May 30th starting in Pender and ending in Bancroft.$25 registration includes t-shirt and evening meal. Pre-registration required by May 15th, call 402-380-5738 or email bancroftne@hotmail.com. For more[...]
10:00 am West Point Chamber of Coffee
West Point Chamber of Coffee
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
West Point Chamber of Coffee Friday, May 8th at 10am at West Point Living Center in West Point.
7:00 pm Cuming County Historical Societ...
Cuming County Historical Societ...
May 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cuming County Historical Society Meeting Friday, May 8th at 7pm at the Pizza Ranch in West Point. Henry Heller will give a presentation.
May
9
Sat
all-day Green & Growing Garden Club Plan...
Green & Growing Garden Club Plan...
May 9 all-day
Green & Growing Garden Club Plant Extravaganza Saturday, May 9th from 9am to 1pm at the at the 330 Building at Neligh Park in West Point. Selling annuals and perennials.

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