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Ricketts Encouraging Lawmakers to Follow Phase-In Approach on Property Tax Relief

Nebraska's Governor says there's a lot of groundwork to be laid on the subject of property tax relief ahead of next year's 60-day legislative session, and he's been discussing plans with state lawmakers following a positive state revenue forecast. ... Read More

(AUDIO) Bancroft-Rosalie holding Veterans Day Program on Monday

Bancroft-Rosalie will hold a Veterans Day Program on Monday. Principal Mike Sjuts has the details. Sjuts says Bridges is an Army Veteran who specialized in signal intelligence as she was an analyst in Spanish Linguist. He adds the band will... Read More

Fremont, Dodge County Awarded CDBG Funding to Repair Damaged Levees

November 7, 2019 (LINCOLN, NEB.) – The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded nearly a million dollars in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to help Dodge County and the City of Fremont repair levees breached du... Read More

(AUDIO) West Point Optimist Club Annual Clothing Drive to be held next week

West Point Optimist Club's Annual Clothing Drive will be held next Wednesday and Thursday at the Nielsen Center in West Point. Co-Program Director Karen Baumert says clothes can be dropped off all day on the 13th and part of the day on the 14th befor... Read More

Sheriff says driver died after Northeast Nebraska collision

FORDYCE, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say an 86-year-old driver died at a South Dakota hospital after a collision in northeast Nebraska. The collision occurred just before 5:30 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Nebraska Highway 12 and U.S. Highway 81, ab... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Highlights Regional Emergency Declaration That Eases Transportation of Heating Fuel

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts called attention to an important regional emergency declaration that eases the transportation of heating fuel (propane, natural gas, etc.) in Nebraska and nearby states.  The Regional Field Administrators f... Read More

Sen. Steve Erdman to make re-election bid for Dist. 47 Legislative Seat

Incumbent State Senator Steve Erdman says he will be running again for re-election to the Nebraska Legislature. Considered by many to be one of the more conservative members of the officially non-partisan Legislature, the District 47 representativ... Read More

Goshen Irrigation District receives 131K from the Art & Pat Damrow Trust

The Goshen Irrigation District (GID) received a large donation of $131,210 on Tuesday, Nov. 5, from the Art & Pat Damrow Trust in Torrington Wyo.  The donation will help in offsetting the irrigation assessment fees for the GID landowners.  ... Read More

Stress Awareness Day is Nov.6

Lincoln – Stress is everywhere these days – but it’s toxic for your health, both mental and physical. “In today’s world, it’s natural to feel stress – but it can be harmful to your health in the long run,” said Sheri Dawson, direc... Read More

(AUDIO) West Point City Council hears review on Water Treatment Plant Project, report on new Ambulance

The West Point City Council heard a review on the Water Treatment Plant Project at Tuesday night's meeting. City Administrator Tom Goulette. The Council also approved a bid of just under $40,000 from West Point Implement for a new skid loader.... Read More

Holdrege FFA Members Attend National 92nd National Convention

Seven Holdrege FFA chapter members attended the 92nd National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 29th-November 2nd.This year’s convention was attended by over 69,000 FFA members and supporters, from across the United States. Memb... Read More

Norfolk's Jennings Sentenced For Weapons and Assault Charges

On Monday in Stanton County District Court a 25 year old Norfolk man was sentenced to prison on weapons and assault charges.       Roman Jennings was given 4 to 6 years on a Possession of a Firearm by a Felon and 2 to 4 years co... Read More

Sen. Albrecht Weekly Update

WEEKLY UPDATE November 1, 2019 Celebrating Veterans. All across America we prepare to celebrate our Veterans on November 11, 2019. Veterans Day in the United States began in 1921, in a memorial involving burial of an unknown World War I America... Read More

Local banker looks at bigger picture with U.S. farm bankruptcies

A recent story by Bloomberg News noted U.S. farm bankruptcies in September surged 24 percent to the highest since 2011 amid strains from President Donald Trump’s trade war with China and a year of wild weather. Western Nebraska and eastern Wyomi... Read More