Proposed fuel-tax increase divides Nebraska lawmakers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A proposed fuel tax increase is drawing support and criticism from Nebraska lawmakers, who remain divided over whether it's necessary to pay for roads and bridges. Lawmakers began debate Tuesday on a measure that would phase in a 6-cent increase over four years, bringing Nebras...

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Proposed fuel-tax increase divides Nebraska lawmakers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A proposed fuel tax increase is drawing support and criticism from Nebraska lawmakers, who remain divided over whether it's necessary to pay for roads and bridges. Lawmakers began debate Tuesday on a measure that would phase in a 6-cent increase over four years, bringing Nebras...

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Teetor apologized and asked for more civility in hospital and physician group differences

Some of the lingering fissure between Lexington Regional Health Center and physicians of Plum Creek Medical Group seemed to boil over again at February's hospital board meeting. At the time, Health Center Board President Kerry Teetor concluded the public comments expressing his terse frustration ove...

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Sorghum Industry Pleased With Increase In Acres

The United States Department of Agriculture's Prospective Plantings report released Tuesday shows estimated sorghum planted acres will reach 7.9 million in 2015, up 11 percent from the 7.1 million the previous season. "A surge in demand sent a message to growers signaling a need for increased acr...

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Adams County Fair Manager Retiring

After 28 years of service to the fair board Sandy Himmelberg is retiring April 1st as Fairgrounds manager at Adams County. She started working there in the 80's being a book keeper for the race track, and after that she was offered the secretary job out at the fairgrounds. She is looking forward for...

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Officials investigate suspicious package at Nebraska Capitol

(Lincoln, Neb.)- The Nebraska State Patrol Hazardous Devices Squad along with Lincoln Fire and Rescue  were called to the State Capitol today after a briefcase was found abandoned in a hallway near the Legislative Chambers. Troopers assigned to regular duty at the Capitol discovered the briefcas...

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Apr
1
Wed
all-day Hope Evangelical Lutheran – Smit...
Hope Evangelical Lutheran – Smit...
Apr 1 all-day
9:00 am Elizabeth Circle; 6:30 pm WINGS & Confirmation 7:45 pm – choir practice following
10:30 am Storytime – Lexington Public Lib...
Storytime – Lexington Public Lib...
Apr 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
The Lexington Public Library will be hosting Storytime on Wednesdays.  Pre-readers and their caregivers are invited to share stories, finger-plays and other activities each Wednesday morning from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Lexington[...]
3:00 pm Free Paper Shredding – Lexington @ Pinnacle Bank
Free Paper Shredding – Lexington @ Pinnacle Bank
Apr 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
It’s officially spring, and you know what that means – time for spring cleaning.  But what to with all that paper you don’t want or need?  On Wednesday, April 1st, from 3 until 5, the[...]
7:30 pm Live dramatization of “The Last ... @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Live dramatization of “The Last ... @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Apr 1 @ 7:30 pm
As Holy Week approaches Trinity Lutheran Church, 205 E. Seventh St., announces they will once again present their Easter gift to the community in a live dramatization of Leonardo da Vinci’s painting of “The Last[...]
Apr
2
Thu
all-day Hope Evangelical Lutheran – Smit...
Hope Evangelical Lutheran – Smit...
Apr 2 all-day
1:00pm Bulletin Deadline; 2:00 pm Lydia Circle; 7:00 pm Maundy Thursday Service; 8:00 pm AA & Alanon
7:30 am Health Screenings – Elwood @ Gosper County Senior Center
Health Screenings – Elwood @ Gosper County Senior Center
Apr 2 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am
On April 2, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. the Lexington Regional Health Center will be offering health screenings to the community at the Gosper County Senior Center in Elwood. Screenings include: cholesterol, blood[...]

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