Judge Rejects Farm Groups' Lawsuit to Keep EPA Data Private

A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit by two major farm groups that sought to block the release of data on large livestock farms in Minnesota and Iowa. The American Farm Bureau Federation and the National Pork Producers Council filed the lawsuit in in Minneapolis in 2013 after some activist groups...

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Judge Rejects Farm Groups' Lawsuit to Keep EPA Data Private

A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit by two major farm groups that sought to block the release of data on large livestock farms in Minnesota and Iowa. The American Farm Bureau Federation and the National Pork Producers Council filed the lawsuit in in Minneapolis in 2013 after some activist groups...

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McPherson Rejects Calls To Step Down

A Nebraska education member is refusing to leave office despite a vote from his colleagues that called for his resignation after racist content appeared on his blog. The Nebraska State Board of Education voted 6-2 on Wednesday for member Pat McPherson to resign. Top elected officials have called...

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EPA Allows Argentine Biodiesel to Enter U.S.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a new rule Tuesday that allows biodiesel from Argentina to be imported to the United States, and for the biodiesel to qualify as a renewable fuel that meets the Renewable Fuel Standard provided a third party audited the land used to grow the feedstock ...

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Wisner-Pilger Defeats Clarkson-Leigh In Basketball

Wisner-Pilger's boys and girls defeated Clarkson-Leigh in  basketball action Tuesday night in games heard on 107.9 the Bull. Click on sports/podcast above to hear Tom McMahon's interviews with the coaches....

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Some Activists Oppose Ag Director's Reappointment

Animal welfare advocates are urging Nebraska lawmakers to oppose the governor's reappointment of the state agriculture director. Testifiers accused the department Tuesday of failing to enforce punishments against commercial breeders who mistreat dogs. Opponents posted a petition against the reappoi...

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Jan
28
Wed
all-day Relay For Life of the Cuming Cou...
Relay For Life of the Cuming Cou...
Jan 28 all-day
Relay For Life of the Cuming County Area April 17th at 5pm at the Nielsen Community Center in West Point. If you’d like to participate or learn more about Relay For Life Click Here.
6:30 pm West Point Community Annual Memb...
West Point Community Annual Memb...
Jan 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
West Point Community Theatre Annual Membership Meeting Wednesday, January 28th serving at 6:30pm at the West Point Community Theatre in West Point. RSVP to Ann at 402-372-3070 or email wpcommunitytheatre@gmail.com. Become a member for $25.
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[...]

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