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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

Gov. Ricketts Announces National Ag Week Visits

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Steve Wellman announced two days of activities and stops across Nebraska to celebrate National Ag Week.  During March 19 & 21, the Governor, NDA Director, and a... Read More

West Point City Council Meets Thursday Night At 7

The West Point City Council has a meeting set for tomorrow night at 7 p.m.  Here is the agenda:   WEST POINT, NEBRASKA CITY COUNCIL AGENDA – Thursday, March 15, 2018 7:00 o'clock P.M. Municipal Building, 444 S. Main St. All agenda i... Read More

(AUDIO) Potential co-op between Pender and Emerson-Hubbard Discussed at Pender School Board Meeting

Discussion about a potential co-op between Pender and Emerson-Hubbard took place at Monday night's Pender School Board Meeting. Superintendent Jason Dolliver says Emerson-Hubbard wants to combine in all sports. "On February 28th, Pender was contacted... Read More

Welcoming Tomorrow's Leaders

In 1962, senators worked in bipartisan fashion to adopt Senate Resolution 324, which expressed a willingness to participate in a nationwide high school competition that gives students instruction about how the U.S. Senate, and the federal government ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Announces Second Consecutive “Governor’s Cup” Victory

Governor Pete Ricketts received Site Selection Magazine’s “Governor’s Cup” for the second consecutive year.  The prestigious award recognizes states that have demonstrated the most outstanding economic development achievements over the past ... Read More

Private landowners may enroll in Open Fields and Waters

LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska Game and Parks Commission biologists are seeking private landowners interested in enrolling in the Open Fields and Waters (OFW) Program this spring. Through OFW, landowners can earn additional income for allowing walk-in... Read More

(Audio) Two More School Districts Interested In P2T

The West Point Beemer School Board met last night. The board accepted resignations from a few teachers and administrators.   Middle School Principal Mitch Hoffer is going to be the next Superintendent at Yutan. Matt Hinkel is headed to Gra... Read More