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Gov. Ricketts Approves Teacher’s License Flexibility for Military Families

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts approved revisions to Rule 21, allowing military spouses to receive a three-year teaching permit in Nebraska with a valid out-of-state license.   “These chan... Read More

Northeast to offer more classes at West Point and Norfolk Campuses

Classes have been scheduled at Northeast Community College's West Point and Norfolk Campuses later this month and early next month. Class information can be found below:   NORFOLK - Northeast Community College will offer two courses on DSL... Read More

PANHANDLE PERSPECTIVES: Women in Agriculture conference set for April 13 at Sidney

“Keep Life Simple” is the theme of the annual Women in Agriculture Conference, which will feature information and advice about simplicity and excellence, making meals with a multi-cooker, forage production, youth loans, farming with disabilities,... Read More

Officials confirm mountain lion seen near Winnebago

WINNEBAGO, Neb. (AP) _ Officials have confirmed that a mountain lion was spotted near Winnebago. The Winnebago Wildlife and Parks Department says that a photo of the mountain lion was taken east of Winnebago on Thursday. Landowner Matt Morgan s... Read More

Icy St. Paddy's Day In Northeast Nebraska

There was nothing green about St Patrick's Day as far as the weather was concerned. Some parts of northeast Nebraska had some power outages and downed tree limbs following icing on Friday night and early Saturday. The West Point area had less i... Read More

NREA GM visits DPPD Board meeting

Nebraska Rural Electric Association's new General Manager attended the Dawson Public Power District's Board of Director's meeting on Wednesday March 14, 2018. Kim Christiansen assumed her role with the NREA last November. She moved to Nebraska from K... Read More

Power Outages Keep CCPPD Crews Busy Overnight

Crews for Cuming County Public Power spent much of the night restoring power after icy conditions caused tree limbs to fall and power lines to sag.   Outages were reported last night all around Wisner, northeast of Beemer, north of Howells... Read More

Severe Weather Awareness Week, March 25-31

Activities to promote preparedness during Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Week (March 25-31) have been scheduled across the state as a way to encourage all Nebraskans to get ready for the hazardous weather conditions that can occur during the sprin... Read More

Senator Lydia Brasch's Column

When returning to work at the Legislature on Monday, March 12 after “Springing Forward” an hour due to Daylight Saving Time many, including myself, wondered, “Why don’t we just leave one time in place?” Some constituents contacted our offic... Read More

Western US governors take aim at worst invasive species

DENVER (AP) — Weeds, feral cats, insects and other pests are invading the U.S. West, and state governors released a list of the worst offenders Thursday in hopes of helping people recognize and eradicate the invaders before they spread. The West... Read More

Council Approves Design and Engineering Plans For  West Point Trail

The West Point City Council approved the design and engineering phase of the trails and pathways committee  project at last night's council meeting following a presentation by John Zwingman of Advanced Consulting and Engineering Services.   ... Read More