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Work starts on Woodbine, Iowa track

Work has begun on the new Woodbine, Iowa all-weather track. According to loganwoodbine.com, construction crews have torn out existing track, removed fencing and lights, and have started dismantling... Read More

Former Missouri Valley, Iowa Police Chief enters plea

Former Missouri Valley, Iowa Police Chief Johnnie Walker has pleaded guilty to providing false information about his credentials and steps he took to investigate suspected arsons at two local houses. In return, the prosecution got rid of a charge ... Read More

NeFB Pleased With Passage of TPA

LINCOLN, NEB., – Statement by Steve Nelson, Nebraska Farm Bureau President - “Action by the Senate to pass Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) is a critical step toward expanding trade opportunities for Nebraska agriculture commodities and agricultur... Read More

Red Oak, Iowa Superintendent job between two people

The Red Oak, Iowa Superintendent job is down to the final two. The two finalists are Debra Rodenburg, a Papillion curriculum director, and Tom Messinger, a high school principal from Burlington, Iowa. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Intervi... Read More

NCGA Action App Makes Advocacy Easy

Trade Promotion Authority. Waters of the U.S. The Renewable Fuel Standard.  Several hot issues are now percolating in Washington that will directly affect the ability of corn farmers to grow and market their corn. Now is the time for a tool that hel... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA PLAYOFFS Friday's Game Cleveland 94, Atlanta 82 (Cavaliers lead series 2-0) Saturday's Game Golden State at Houston, 9 p.m. (Warriors lead series 2-0)  ...... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL PLAYOFFS Friday's Game NY Rangers 5, Tampa Bay 1 (series tied 2-2) Saturday's game Anaheim Ducks at Chicago Blackhawks, 8 p.m. (Ducks lead series 2-1)...... Read More

Area Memorial Day Programs coming up

Many Memorial Day Programs are being held this weekend around the Northeast Nebraska area. A Memorial Day Program is being held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday at St. Michael's Cemetery in West Point. The Guest Speaker Introduction is Gary Kaup. The Me... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

MLB AMERICAN LEAGUE Friday's Games(equals) Texas 10, N.Y. Yankees 9 Seattle 4, Toronto 3 Detroit 6, Houston 2 Baltimore 8, Miami 5 Cleveland 7, Cincinnati 3 L.A. Angels 12, Boston 5 Tampa Bay 5, Oakland 2 Chicago White Sox 3, Minnesota ... Read More

USDA Reminds Farmers to Certify Conservation Compliance by June 1 Deadline

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers to file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form (AD-1026) with their local USDA Service Center by June 1, 2015. The 2014 Fa... Read More

West Point resident receives award for rescuing man and horse

West Point Emergency Medical Service Officer, Steven Brune, was named the National Firefighter/EMT of the Year this week. wpnews.com reports that Brune will be presented the award during the 97th Annual American Legion National Convention in Balti... Read More