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U.S. ethanol industry sputters on cheap gas prices

The closure of two ethanol plants this week and proposed sale of a third highlight the growing challenges faced by small producers located far from cheap feedstock supplies in the U.S. Corn Belt, as demand for alternative fuels heads lower. Profit margins are shrinking across the U.S. ethanol ind...

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U.S. ethanol industry sputters on cheap gas prices

The closure of two ethanol plants this week and proposed sale of a third highlight the growing challenges faced by small producers located far from cheap feedstock supplies in the U.S. Corn Belt, as demand for alternative fuels heads lower. Profit margins are shrinking across the U.S. ethanol ind...

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Boone County man gets jail, probation for neglecting horses

PETERSBURG, Neb. (AP) _ A man has been given probation and six months in jail instead of the 60 days that prosecutors recommended as part of a plea agreement with a man convicted of neglecting horses on his Boone County property. According to reports, Judge Rachel Dougherty handed down the toughe...

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Syngenta Seeks to Appease Angered Investors

Syngenta AG, which fended off a $47 billion takeover approach from Monsanto Co., moved to shore up investor support for its independence with a plan to buy back more than $2 billion of shares and sell a vegetable-seeds business. The Swiss maker of pesticides and other agrochemicals will retur...

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Nebraska city switching utilities to get better rates

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (AP) _ One northeast Nebraska city will get electricity from a different utility as part of an effort to get better rates and more renewable power. South Sioux City decided to start buying power from Lincoln Electric System instead of the Nebraska Public Power System starti...

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Dodge County Assessor arrested shortly after resigning

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) _ A Dodge County official who resigned Wednesday has been accused of using an official credit card to fill her own gas tank. Dodge County's Assessor Brittny King resigned Wednesday morning during a contentious meeting where county board members accused her of mismanaging the of...

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Sep
3
Thu
all-day 4th Annual Logan View Raider Run...
4th Annual Logan View Raider Run...
Sep 3 all-day
4th Annual Logan View Raider Run – 50K, Full Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 5K Run/Walk Sunday, September 6th at Logan View Public Schools Campus rural Hooper. Saturday Sept 5th Kids Fun Run for 6th grade and[...]
all-day Nebraska Rural Radio Foundation ...
Nebraska Rural Radio Foundation ...
Sep 3 all-day
Nebraska Rural Radio Foundation Scholarship Banquet Thursday, October 15th starting at 6pm at the Nielsen Community Center in West Point. Enjoy a great dinner, auctions and entertainment by Cowboy Poet” R.P. Smith. Cost per ticket[...]
all-day West Point Library Foundation Sp...
West Point Library Foundation Sp...
Sep 3 all-day
2nd Annual West Point Library Foundation Spirit Talks Fund Raiser Thursday, September 10th at 7:30pm at Mount Hope Cemetery in West Point. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the John Stahl Library in[...]
11:30 am American Red Cross Blood Drive
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Sep 3 @ 11:30 am – 5:30 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive Thursday, September 3rd from 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at UMC Christian Center in Columbus. To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit[...]
Sep
4
Fri
all-day Connect Hearing Kickoff to Huske...
Connect Hearing Kickoff to Huske...
Sep 4 all-day
Connect Hearing Kickoff to Husker Football Tailgate Party Friday, September 4th from 11am to 1pm in Fremont. Celebrate the beginning of football season with free food and fun. For more info call Cari at 402-727-7866
all-day Punkin Run
Punkin Run
Sep 4 all-day
Punkin Run Family Friendly Run for Charity Saturday, September 12th with 10am start at Harvest Moon rural Oakland. Check in at 9:30am. Cost $30 for 5K, $18 for 1 Mile. Register online at www.active.com. Proceeds[...]
Sep
5
Sat
all-day 4th Annual Logan View Raider Run...
4th Annual Logan View Raider Run...
Sep 5 – Sep 6 all-day
4th Annual Logan View Raider Run – 50K, Full Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 5K Run/Walk Sunday, September 6th at Logan View Public Schools Campus rural Hooper. Saturday Sept 5th Kids Fun Run for 6th grade and[...]
Sep
6
Sun
8:00 pm Street Legal
Street Legal
Sep 6 @ 8:00 pm – 12:00 am
Street Legal Sunday, September 6th from 9 to midnight at the Beemer Ballroom Parking Lot in Beemer. Gates open at 8. Admission $10. Cash bar. Proceeds to benefit Beemer Fire & Rescue & Beemer Ballroom[...]

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