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Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in new weed killing methods

BERLIN (AP) — German chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer says it plans to invest some 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) over the next decade in developing "additional methods to combat weeds." Friday's announcement came as Bayer is engaged in legal battles in the U.S. in which plaintiffs cla...

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Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in new weed killing methods

BERLIN (AP) — German chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer says it plans to invest some 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) over the next decade in developing "additional methods to combat weeds." Friday's announcement came as Bayer is engaged in legal battles in the U.S. in which plaintiffs cla...

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Nebraska Names Will Bolt Head Baseball Coach

One of the catalysts in Nebraska baseball’s rise to national prominence in his playing days, Will Bolt returns to his alma mater as head coach. Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos named Bolt the 24th head coach of the Husker baseball program on Friday. Bolt brings 16 years of coaching experienc...

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Cool spring delays planting and pushes wheat harvest to August

Cool, cloudy days and afternoon rains have plagued the Panhandle of Nebraska and eastern Wyoming this spring. While the weather caused many farmers to plant later than usual the Hard Red Winter Wheat, which was already in the ground is still trying to play catch up. “Statewide less than 70...

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Celebrating Black Cows, Corn Cobs and Dads! -- Friday Five (June 14, 2019)

What do black cows, corn, strawberries, fudge, beef jerky and dads have in common? They're all being celebrated this week! This week's episode of Friday Five highlights five random celebrations you probably missed this week -- but mark your calendars for next year so you can celebrate properly! ...

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WASDE Report & Prevented Planting -Trading Bits and Bytes with Jeff Peterson

The latest edition of Trading Bits and Bytes focuses on the recent WASDE Report and Prevented Planting. Jeff Peterson of Heartland Farm Partners joins Susan Littlefield to discuss the upside potential of the corn and soybean markets. USDA cut corn production by 1.4 billion bushels in the World...

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Community Calendar

Jun
18
Tue
11:30 am Norfolk American Red Cross Blood...
Norfolk American Red Cross Blood...
Jun 18 @ 11:30 am – 5:30 pm
Norfolk American Red Cross Blood Drive Tuesday, June 18th from 11:30am to 5:30pm at the Norfolk American Legion in Norfolk. Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS[...]
Jun
21
Fri
all-day Back In Time Burger Blowout
Back In Time Burger Blowout
Jun 21 all-day
Back In Time Burger Blowout Friday, June 21st with food served from 5pm to 10pm and music by Dale Williams at 8pm at the Cooper Family Community Center in Pilger.
9:00 am Wisner VFW Post #5767 Auxiliary ...
Wisner VFW Post #5767 Auxiliary ...
Jun 21 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wisner VFW Post #5767 Auxiliary Pillow Cleaning Friday, June 21st from 9am to 3pm at the VFW Social Room in Wisner. Pick up same day, takes only an hour.
Jun
22
Sat
all-day Yes, Honey, I was Listening: Mar...
Yes, Honey, I was Listening: Mar...
Jun 22 all-day
Yes, Honey, I was Listening: Marriage and Prayerful Hope Retreat Saturday, June 22nd and Sunday, June 23rd t at St. Benedict Center in Schuyler. A retreat for married couples at Saint Benedict Center, Schuyler, with[...]
Jun
26
Wed
12:00 pm Optimist Club Meeting
Optimist Club Meeting
Jun 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Optimist Club Meeting Wednesday, June 26th at 12pm at the Pizza Ranch in West Point. Patti Knobbe from Good Earth Company will present a program on yoga. All are welcome.
Jul
1
Mon
10:30 am North Bend WIC & Immunization Cl...
North Bend WIC & Immunization Cl...
Jul 1 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
North Bend WIC & Immunization Clinic Monday July 1st from 10:30am to 2:30pm at the North Bend Public Library Community Room in North Bend. For an appointment or for more information regarding the WIC or[...]
Jul
3
Wed
all-day Tekamah Chamber Freedom Fest
Tekamah Chamber Freedom Fest
Jul 3 all-day
Tekamah Chamber Freedom Fest Wednesday, July 3rd, Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th in Tekamah.
Jul
7
Sun
all-day Lyons Sunday Swap Meet & Flea Ma...
Lyons Sunday Swap Meet & Flea Ma...
Jul 7 all-day
Lyons Sunday Swap Meet and Flea Market will be this Sunday, July 7th, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. on the corner of Hwy 77 & Main Street in Lyons. Vendors welcome & can set[...]