Nebraska Lawmakers Divided Over Fuel Tax

A proposed fuel tax increase is drawing support and criticism from Nebraska lawmakers, who remain divided over whether it's necessary to pay for roads and bridges. Lawmakers began debate Tuesday on a measure that would phase in a 6-cent increase over four years, bringing Nebraska's total gas tax ...

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Nebraska Lawmakers Divided Over Fuel Tax

A proposed fuel tax increase is drawing support and criticism from Nebraska lawmakers, who remain divided over whether it's necessary to pay for roads and bridges. Lawmakers began debate Tuesday on a measure that would phase in a 6-cent increase over four years, bringing Nebraska's total gas tax ...

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Sorghum Industry Pleased With Increase In Acres

The United States Department of Agriculture's Prospective Plantings report released Tuesday shows estimated sorghum planted acres will reach 7.9 million in 2015, up 11 percent from the 7.1 million the previous season. "A surge in demand sent a message to growers signaling a need for increased acr...

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USDA to Protect and Restore Agricultural Working Lands, Grasslands and Wetlands

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Tuesday announced that U.S. Department of Agriculture is making available $332 million in financial and technical assistance through the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (...

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Governor Ricketts Says Increasing Gas Tax Wrong Approach

Over the last 19 months I have logged tens of thousands of miles crisscrossing our great state and listening to the thoughts, ideas, and concerns of our citizens. Throughout my travels the number one issue I hear about from hardworking Nebraskans is the need for tax relief. Whether it’s farmers an...

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USDA Report Shows Higher Soybean, Lower Corn Acres Versus 2014

Farmers are projected to plant record acreage for soybeans this year, but USDA's Prospective Plantings report estimates planted soybean acres will come in at 84.64 million acres, slightly below pre-report averages. Planted corn acres are projected at 89.2 million acres, which is 2% less than last y...

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all-day “On the Third Day He Rose Again”...
“On the Third Day He Rose Again”...
Apr 1 all-day
“On the Third Day He Rose Again.” Retreat Wednesday, April 1 through Sunday, April 5t St. Benedict Center in Schuyler. With Father Volker Futter, OSB. Starting Wednesday, April1st at 6:00pm. For more information, call (402)[...]
all-day Relay For Life of the Cuming Cou...
Relay For Life of the Cuming Cou...
Apr 1 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.
all-day Victory Road Assembly of God Wom...
Victory Road Assembly of God Wom...
Apr 1 all-day
Victory Road Assembly of God Women’s 2 Day Retreat Friday, April 17th at 7pm and Saturday, April 18th at 10am, 2pm and 7pm at Victory Road Assembly of God Church in Norfolk. Cost is $30[...]
10:00 am West Point-Beemer High School Po...
West Point-Beemer High School Po...
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
West Point-Beemer High School Post Prom Bake Sale Wednesday, April 1st from 10am to 6pm at Shopko in West Point.
10:00 am Wisner WIC & Immunization Clinic
Wisner WIC & Immunization Clinic
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wisner WIC & Immunization Clinic Wednesday, April 1st 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[...]
11:30 am American Red Cross Blood Drive
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Apr 1 @ 11:30 am – 5:30 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive Wednesday, April 1st from 11:30am to 5:30pm at Midland University Hopkins Arena in Fremont. To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org[...]
Apr
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Fri
all-day Carroll United Methodist Church ...
Carroll United Methodist Church ...
Apr 3 all-day
United Methodist Church Fish Fry Friday, April 3rd at 5:30pm at United Methodist Church In Carroll. Adults $9, Kids 5-10 $5, 4 & under Free.
9:00 am American Red Cross Blood Drive
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Apr 3 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive Friday, April 3rd from 9am to 3pm at Saunders County Medical Center in Wahoo. To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org[...]

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