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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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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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Property Tax Bill Called "Peanuts" And "Whack-A-Mole" By Lawmakers

Nebraska farmers and business owners could get a property tax break under a bill moving through the Legislature. Lawmakers gave first-round approval Monday to an exemption for personal business property. The bill would apply to farm equipment such as irrigation pivots, pumps and motors, and mach...

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Compromise Reached On Aid To Dependent Children Hike

Governor Ricketts and Senator Kathy Campbell last night agreed on a compromise to provide for an increase in the Aid to Dependent Children (ADC) benefit this session. This agreement comes in response to the Governor’s veto of LB89. “I am pleased that we have reached a compromise that moves Te...

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UDSA Crop Progress Shows Corn Planting Racing Ahead

U.S. corn producers were busy in the week ended May 3, as 55% of the crop is now in the ground, compared to 19% last week and a five-year average of 38%, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress report. "Monday's report was bearish for corn due to this week's big jump in planting progress," said DT...

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Community Calendar

May
5
Tue
2:00 pm Car Seat Inspection
Car Seat Inspection
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Car Seat Inspection Station Tuesday, May 5th 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 schedule[...]
5:30 pm Relay For Life Cancer Kickers Ta...
Relay For Life Cancer Kickers Ta...
May 5 @ 5:30 pm – May 5 @ 7:30 pm
Relay For Life Cancer Kickers Taco Night Fundraiser Tuesday, May 5th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm in the Oakland Methodist Church basement in Oakland. Serving chips, salsa/refried beans, three tacos (hard or soft) or taco salad[...]
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 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.

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