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State says Nebraska jobless rate rose to 2.9 percent in June

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary June unemployment rate rose a tenth of a point to hit 2.9 percent. The department said in a news release Friday that the rate matches the June 2017 figure. Last month's rate remained well below the U.S. rate, which...

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State says Nebraska jobless rate rose to 2.9 percent in June

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary June unemployment rate rose a tenth of a point to hit 2.9 percent. The department said in a news release Friday that the rate matches the June 2017 figure. Last month's rate remained well below the U.S. rate, which...

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Nebraska utility to study carbon storage for region

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska's largest electric utility will participate in a federal study to develop safe methods to collect and store carbon produced by coal-fired power plants and ethanol plants. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the Nebraska Public Power District will work on a two-year U.S...

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Cattle on Feed Cattle Inventory *AUDIO*

OMAHA  -- Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.3 million head on July 1, 2018, USDA reported on Friday. The inventory was 4 percent above July 1, 2017. This is the highest July 1 inventory since the serie...

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(Video) Top Agriculture News -- Friday Five

This week's edition of Friday Five, presented by the Nebraska Corn Board, is a review of five headline stories in agriculture from the past week. STORIES: 5) Unexpected Tornadoes in Iowa 4) Who Will Regulate Fake Meat? 3) Corn Congress, Deb Gangwish Elected to NCGA Corn Board 2) H...

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About 200 expected to lose Omaha jobs with closing of TreeHouse Foods

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ TreeHouse Foods says about 200 workers will be affected by the closing of its Omaha office. The company announced this week that it expects to finish the closure by the end of January and move the work to Green Bay, Wisconsin, and company headquarters in Oak Brook, Illinois. Th...

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Community Calendar

Jul
21
Sat
8:00 am Farmers Market – Cozad @ Veteran's Memorial Park
Farmers Market – Cozad @ Veteran's Memorial Park
Jul 21 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Fresh Produce, Crafts – Vendors  
8:00 am Farmers Market – Lexington @ Dawson County Opportunity Center
Farmers Market – Lexington @ Dawson County Opportunity Center
Jul 21 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Vendor or market info available Call for Weekly & Seasonal rates
12:00 pm L2 for Kids – Rib Fundraiser – D... @ Dawson County Fairgrounds
L2 for Kids – Rib Fundraiser – D... @ Dawson County Fairgrounds
Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Ribs can be picked up at Lucky Chuck’s Food Trailer at the Lexington Sale Barn parking lot A percentage of the sales will go towards L@ For Kids, a non profit group that provides funds[...]
7:00 pm Miller Dance – Miller, NE @ Miller Community Hall
Miller Dance – Miller, NE @ Miller Community Hall
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Stitt & Company (John Robin) Children welcome – Pre-K to 12 free, may dance if following floor rules.  Bring finger food for lunch at 10 For questions call 308-325-2909
Jul
22
Sun
8:30 am Chapel of the Lake – Johnson Lake
Chapel of the Lake – Johnson Lake
Jul 22 @ 8:30 am
Minister: Pastor Mike Reiners of Grand Island Laymen:  Pam Sandy Special Music:   Barry McFarland
2:00 pm Joey Leone’s Blue History progra... @ Lexington Public Library
Joey Leone’s Blue History progra... @ Lexington Public Library
Jul 22 @ 2:00 pm
The Friends of the Library will serve coffee, iced tea and cookies during intermission.