Congress Requests $1.5-Million to Study USDA Plans

Congress wants USDA to operate like a business, but Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is complaining that Congress is willing to spend $1.5 million on outside studies to duplicate work his department has already finished. Tom Vilsack Vilsack, in a phone interview with DTN on Thursday, express...

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Congress Requests $1.5-Million to Study USDA Plans

Congress wants USDA to operate like a business, but Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is complaining that Congress is willing to spend $1.5 million on outside studies to duplicate work his department has already finished. Tom Vilsack Vilsack, in a phone interview with DTN on Thursday, express...

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Lyons Cattle Thief Sentenced To Prison

A 23-year-old northeast Nebraska woman has been sent to prison for selling cattle that didn't belong to her. Online court records say Rebecca Robbins, of Lyons, was sentenced last week to 40 to 120 months in prison. She'd pleaded no contest to three felony charges after making a deal with prosec...

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Northeast Nebraska Father Sentenced For Attack On Son

An Omaha man accused of choking his son at a Norfolk wrestling meet has been sentenced to 120 days in jail for the January incident. The Norfolk Daily News reports that 38-year-old DeAndrew Stapleton was also sentenced Friday in Madison County District Court to two years' probation. Stapleton ...

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Heineman Plans To Return To Fremont

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman is preparing for a new chapter after nearly 10 years in office. The 66-year-old Republican is about to finish nearly two and a half terms marked by tax cuts, an expansion of business incentives and increased funding for higher education. Heineman may also be remembe...

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Husker Women defeat High Point

Lincoln - All-American Rachel Theriot erupted for a season-high 31 points and Tear'a Laudermill pitched in 22 as No. 12 Nebraska rolled to an 83-57 women's win over defending Big South Conference champion High Point at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Saturday. With the victory, Nebraska closed non-confer...

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Dec
22
Mon
7:00 am John A Stahl Library Poloar Express
John A Stahl Library Poloar Express
Dec 22 @ 7:00 am – Dec 22 @ 9:00 pm
John A Stahl Library Poloar Express Monday, December 22nd at 7pm at John Stahl Library in West Point. People of all ages are invited to join & they may wear their pajamas.
7:00 pm Cuming Choraliers Christmas Concert
Cuming Choraliers Christmas Concert
Dec 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cuming Choraliers Christmas Concert Monday, December 22nd at 7pm at Grace Lutheran Church in West Point. Guest appearance by Grace Lutheran Bell Choir.
Dec
23
Tue
9:00 am West Point WIC & Immunization Cl...
West Point WIC & Immunization Cl...
Dec 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership West Point WIC and Immunization Clinics on Tuesday, December 23rd from 9:00 am to 3:00pm at the Grace Lutheran Church in West Point. For an appointment or for more information[...]
11:30 am American Red Cross Blood Drive
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Dec 23 @ 11:30 am – 5:30 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive Tuesday, December 23rd from 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at Christian Center in Columbus.To learn more and make an appointment to donate blood, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS. Walk-ins[...]
Dec
26
Fri
all-day Dodge Residents Power Outages
Dodge Residents Power Outages
Dec 26 all-day
A small number of Dodge Residents may experience power outages in the following weeks. Customers will be called one day in advance if they will be affected. CCPPD Crews will be proactively changing out power[...]
Dec
27
Sat
8:00 am American Red Cross Blood Drive
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Dec 27 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive Saturday, December 27th from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at American Red Cross in Norfolk. To learn more and make an appointment to donate blood, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED[...]
Dec
28
Sun
all-day Navtivity Scenes
Navtivity Scenes
Dec 28 all-day
Nativity Scenes from November November 30th through December 14th and January 2nd though January 8th from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at St. Benedict Center in Schuyler. View a wonderful display of nativity scenes from[...]
Dec
30
Tue
8:00 am American Red Cross Blood Drive
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Dec 30 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive Tuesday, December 30th from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Fremont Family YMCA in Fremont. To learn more and make an appointment to donate blood, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED[...]

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