Nebraska’s leading economic indicator signals slower growth ahead

Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator fell by 0.45 percent in September, marking the second decline in three months. “The decline in the Leading Economic Indicator suggests weaker growth for the Nebraska economy during the first quarter of 2015,” said University of Nebraska-Lincoln economis...

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Nebraska’s leading economic indicator signals slower growth ahead

Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator fell by 0.45 percent in September, marking the second decline in three months. “The decline in the Leading Economic Indicator suggests weaker growth for the Nebraska economy during the first quarter of 2015,” said University of Nebraska-Lincoln economis...

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Tri-County Canal bridge reopened

The Nebraska Department of Roads reopened Highway 21 between Cozad and Eustis on Tuesday. However a 12' maximum width for traffic is place while work is being completed. There still could be some possible daytime closures on the Tri-County Canal Bridge with flaggers helping control traffic. The stre...

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Some Nebraska students get OK to pose with guns

A central Nebraska school board has decided to let students pose with guns in their senior portraits. Hastings television station KHAS says the Broken Bow school board took the action at its meeting Monday night. The issue arose last year when a student was denied permission to pose with a gun...

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Zebra Musssels Make Their Way Into Nebraska Lake

An infestation of zebra mussels at Offutt Base Lake in Bellevue is causing experts to call for a statewide boat inspection program. "We need a formal boat inspection program to keep our state from having more water bodies infested," said Allison Zach, coordinator of the Nebraska Invasive Species ...

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USDA to Launch New Farm Bill Program to Help Provide Relief to Farmers Affected by Severe Weather

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the implementation of a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, including drought. The Actual Production History (APH) Yield Exclusion, available nationwide for farmers of...

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Oct
21
Tue
5:30 pm Economic Develiopment Basics for...
Economic Develiopment Basics for...
Oct 21 @ 5:30 pm – Oct 21 @ 9:00 pm
A workshop titled “Economic Development Basics for Progressive Communities will be held at the Blue Hill Community Senior Center, 555 W Gage St, Blue Hill on Tuesday October 21, 2014 at 5:30pm The cost to[...]
Oct
22
Wed
all-day Hope Evangelical Lutheran – Smit...
Hope Evangelical Lutheran – Smit...
Oct 22 all-day
6:30 pm WINGS  & Confirmation; 7:45 Choir practice
10:30 am Wednesday Library Story Time @ Lexington Public Library
Wednesday Library Story Time @ Lexington Public Library
Oct 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
The Lexington Public Library is hosting Story Time on Wednesdays this fall.  Pre-readers and their caregivers are invited to share stories, finger-plays and other activities each Wednesday morning from 10:30 to 11:00 am.  We are[...]
5:00 pm Fred Werkmeistern Fundraiser – C...
Fred Werkmeistern Fundraiser – C...
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
There will be a benefit for Fred Werkmeister, pastor at Callaway Lutheran Church, on Wednesday, October 22nd, from 5:00 – 7:30 p.m., at the Callaway Community Center. Fred was severely injured in an automobile accident[...]
Oct
24
Fri
9:00 am Cozad Jaycees Annual Coat Drive @ Parkview Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
Cozad Jaycees Annual Coat Drive @ Parkview Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Open to everyone! No income requirements. Exchanging outgrown coats for new coats is encouraged but not required! We will be gladly accepting the donation of gently used winter items in all sizes including coats, hats,[...]

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