Columbus man apprehended in threats case

  A 23-year-old Columbus man was taken into custody Friday afternoon at a Columbus house that was surrounded by law enforcement for several hours. Stephen Knott was being sought in connections with threats made early Friday morning and a Platte County arrest warrant for domestic assault. Offic...

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Columbus man apprehended in threats case

  A 23-year-old Columbus man was taken into custody Friday afternoon at a Columbus house that was surrounded by law enforcement for several hours. Stephen Knott was being sought in connections with threats made early Friday morning and a Platte County arrest warrant for domestic assault. Offic...

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Appeals Court Issues Stay On Same Sex Marriages

The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals considered and granted the State’s motion to stay, putting a federal judge's ruling striking down the same sex marriage ban on hold.  Nebraska’s case is set for oral arguments in Omaha, Nebraska on May 12, 2015, together with the three other same-sex marriage ca...

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Lyons Tractor Salvage Business Hit By Fire

Eight fire departments responded to Wednesday afternoon's fire at Northeast Tractor Salvage along Highway 77 in Lyons, Nebraska. Fire Chief Kyle Simonsen tells the 840 KTIC newsroom what they found they arrived around 1:30. "When we arrived there was actually three buildings on that property. And...

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Medicaid Personal Allowance Bill Advances

A bill to increase allowances for blind, elderly and disabled Nebraska Medicaid recipients has cleared a first-round vote in the Legislature. Lawmakers voted 29-12 to advance a measure by Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks of Lincoln that would increase the monthly amount from $50 to $60. Opponents cal...

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Nebraska Ag Land Value Falls Three Percent

The average value of Nebraska's agricultural land dropped 3 percent in the past year, a decline fed largely by continued pessimism over grain prices, according to a preliminary survey report released Wednesday. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln report said that as of Feb. 1, the statewide land ...

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Mar
6
Fri
all-day Carroll United Methodist Church ...
Carroll United Methodist Church ...
Mar 6 all-day
United Methodist Church Fish Fry Friday, March 6th at 5:30pm at United Methodist Church In Carroll. Adults $9, Kids 5-10 $5, 4 & under Free.
all-day Scribner-Snyder Booster Club Alu...
Scribner-Snyder Booster Club Alu...
Mar 6 all-day
Scribner-Snyder Booster Club Alumni Tournament Friday, March 20th & Saturday, March 21st in Scribner. If you would like sign up with a basketball team contact Tim Wobken at 402-664-2561 and volleyball teams should contact Shelly[...]
all-day The Joy of Creativity Retreat
The Joy of Creativity Retreat
Mar 6 all-day
The Joy of Creativity Retreat Friday, March 6th through Sunday, March 8th at St. Benedict Center in Schuyler. With Benedictine Oblate Jodi Blazek Gehr. Starts Friday at 7:30pm. For more information, call (402) 352-8819 or[...]
Mar
7
Sat
all-day 25th Annual Lower Elkhorn Valley...
25th Annual Lower Elkhorn Valley...
Mar 7 all-day
Attend the 25th annual Lower Elkhorn Valley Pheasants Forever Chapter #352 banquet and fundraiser event on Saturday, March 7th, at the Nielsen Community Center in West Point. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner[...]
Mar
8
Sun
10:30 am St. John’s Lutheran Church Panca...
St. John’s Lutheran Church Panca...
Mar 8 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
St. John’s Lutheran Church Pancake Feed Sunday, March 8th serving from 10:30am to 1pm at St. John’s Lutheran Church of Pender. Serving pancakes, sausages, coffee & juice. Free will donation. Served by Luther Laymen’s League[...]
11:00 am Bancroft Annual Fire Department ...
Bancroft Annual Fire Department ...
Mar 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bancroft Annual Fire Department Soup Dinner Sunday, March 8th starting at 11am at the Bancroft Community Building in Bancroft. Purchase tickets at the door. Adults are $5.00 and children $2.50.
2:00 pm Neihardt “History of WWII Prison...
Neihardt “History of WWII Prison...
Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Neihardt “History of WWII Prisoners in the Heartland” Presentation Sunday, March 8th at 2:00 p.m. at the Neihardt Museum in Bancroft. With Author Melissa Amateis. Free and open to the public.
3:00 pm Dennis Svehla Trio at the Clarks...
Dennis Svehla Trio at the Clarks...
Mar 8 @ 3:00 pm – Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm
Enjoys the music of the Dennis Svehla Trio at the Clarkson Opera House on Sunday, March 8th. They will be playing Polkas & Waltzes from 3 until 7 p.m.

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