Decent rains and prices lift US winter wheat area

Hard red winter wheat seedings will lead a rise in US wheat area for 2015, as rainy weather in the southern Plains, and a relatively strong insurance price, attract farmers to the grain. The International Grains Council, forecasting the biggest world wheat area in 2015 in 17 years, attributed the...

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Decent rains and prices lift US winter wheat area

Hard red winter wheat seedings will lead a rise in US wheat area for 2015, as rainy weather in the southern Plains, and a relatively strong insurance price, attract farmers to the grain. The International Grains Council, forecasting the biggest world wheat area in 2015 in 17 years, attributed the...

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County bridges hearing held in West Point

The second of three public hearings on county bridges was held in West Point Tuesday. State Senator Annette Dubas says there was a little more involvement this time, otherwise it was the same as the first hearing. "We had a few more people who testified, but the message is pretty much the same. I...

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Hastings College receives $1.7M gift

A 1946 Hastings College graduate has left her entire $1.7 million estate to the college. Sarah Leer's gift is among the largest the university has received. She died in April in Viroqua, Wisconsin. Leer majored in business administration at Hastings College, participated in the campus Spanish...

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Analysts surprised by USDA's Q4 soybean stocks

The number flashed neon when it came across the screen -- Q4 soybean stocks of 92 million bushels. One wouldn't have been blamed for rebooting one's quote screen, or rubbing one's eyes, just to make sure they were seeing what they thought they saw. USDA taking soybean ending stocks below the 100 mb ...

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Swartz hangs up the scrubs, for good

Lifelong Lexington resident and well-known community member, Jo Swartz is officially hanging up the scrubs for good. The Director of Radiology announced her retirement from the Lexington Regional Health Center. Swartz will leave the radiology department a seasoned veteran, with 45 years under her be...

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Oct
1
Wed
10:30 am Wednesday Library Story Time @ Lexington Public Library
Wednesday Library Story Time @ Lexington Public Library
Oct 1 @ 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[...]
Oct
2
Thu
all-day Farm Finance Clinics – Grand Island
Farm Finance Clinics – Grand Island
Oct 2 all-day
Farmers & ranchers are invited to attend a FREE clinic.  The clinics are one-on-one, not group sessions, and are confidential.  The Farm Finance clinic gives you a chance to meet with an experienced Ag law[...]
7:00 pm Governors Candidate Debate – Lis...
Governors Candidate Debate – Lis...
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm
OCTOBER 2ND – GOVERNORS CANDIDATE DEBATE – LINCOLN Nebraska prepares to elect its next Governor in a general election on November 4th. The final Gubernatorial debate of the election season is set for Thursday, October[...]
Oct
3
Fri
all-day ATV Jamborees at Lake McConaughy
ATV Jamborees at Lake McConaughy
Oct 3 – Oct 5 all-day
After a successful inaugural event in 2013, Lake McConaughy will host two ATV riding events in 2014. Mark your calendars now for April 4-6, 2014, and October 3-5, 2014 for the ATV Jamborees at Lake[...]
all-day Becoming an Outdoors Woman – Halsey @ National Forest near Halsey
Becoming an Outdoors Woman – Halsey @ National Forest near Halsey
Oct 3 – Oct 5 all-day
If you are a woman interested in hunting, camping, or other outdoors activities then come learn about them in a friendly environment at the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program. This annual retreat in the Sandhills[...]
all-day Lexington Regional Health Center... @ Lexington Regional Health Center
Lexington Regional Health Center... @ Lexington Regional Health Center
Oct 3 all-day
A painless, noninvasive test could save your life.  Lexington Regional Health Center and Bryan Health have teamed up to offer you three screenings on Friday, October 3.  You can be screened for problems including abnormal[...]

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