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Fischer says crop insurance education crucial to fighting budget cuts

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska says rural senators have to do a better job of educating their urban counterparts on why funding for things like crop insurance saves the country money. Fischer told KNEB News crop insurance cannot take another hit in the next budget, as President trump is sug...

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Fischer says crop insurance education crucial to fighting budget cuts

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska says rural senators have to do a better job of educating their urban counterparts on why funding for things like crop insurance saves the country money. Fischer told KNEB News crop insurance cannot take another hit in the next budget, as President trump is sug...

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Pet health fair stresses importance of vaccinations

The Panhandle Humane Society held its fourth annual Pet Health Fair on May 24, at the YMCA Trails West Pavilion. The public lined up with their cats and dogs, way before the clinic opened. "This is just a way for us to help citizens in our community who support us to try to get them help for t...

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Gering pool will open with new slide still being installed

Swimmers will start arriving at the Gering municipal pool June 1st, but they will be enjoying the pool while construction on the replacement for the major slide is still being completed. Gering Parks Director Ron Ernst says footings and the beginning stages of the construction are being done now....

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Cheyenne County Sheriff's office benefits from drug bust

Cheyenne County Sheriff John Jenson says his office will benefit from one of the vehicles seized during amajor drug bust by the WING Drug Task Force. Jenson said during the latter part of 2016, the WING Drug Task force, Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office, Sidney Police Department and K-9 Units fr...

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Maryland eliminates Huskers from Big Ten Tournament

Bloomington, Ind. – The Nebraska baseball team (35-20-1) was eliminated from the Big Ten Tournament after dropping an 8-5 decision to Maryland at Bart Kaufman Field on Friday night. Sophomore right-hander Ethan Frazier made his fourth start and seventh overall appearance of the season, and went...

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May
28
Sun
all-day Memorial Day Weekend at Agate @ Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
Memorial Day Weekend at Agate @ Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
May 28 all-day
Martin Red Bear-First Traditional Cultural Demonstrator of the Summer Season at Agate Fossil Beds – Martin Red Bear helped create the exhibits in the Agate Fossil Beds Visitors Center in the mid-1990’s; he will be[...]
all-day Street Closure @ Gering
Street Closure @ Gering
May 28 all-day
8th Street between N and O Streets will be closed to through traffic for the installation of a water main. Weather permitting the road will be opened on Thursday June 1, 2017. Motorists are advised[...]
8:00 am Splash Week coming up at the YMCA @ Scottsbluff Family YMCA
Splash Week coming up at the YMCA @ Scottsbluff Family YMCA
May 28 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
The Scottsbluff Family YMCA offers free swim lessons during Splash Week, May 30th through June 2nd.  The program is not intended as high level swim instruction, but rather to introduce youths to swimming and basic[...]
May
29
Mon
all-day Holiday Closures
Holiday Closures
May 29 all-day
Federal, State, and Local government offices are closed on Memorial Day.  The stock and commodities markets will not trade.  Some businesses will be closed and there will be no mail delivery today. In Gering,  residential[...]
all-day Local Memorial Day programs
Local Memorial Day programs
May 29 all-day
Memorial Day Programs include: Fairview Cemetery, Scottsbluff – – – – 9:00 am Westlawn Cemetery, Gering – – – – 10:00 am Mitchell Valley Cemetery, Mitchell – – – 10:00 am North Platte River Bridge,[...]
all-day Memorial Day Weekend at Agate @ Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
Memorial Day Weekend at Agate @ Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
May 29 all-day
Martin Red Bear-First Traditional Cultural Demonstrator of the Summer Season at Agate Fossil Beds – Martin Red Bear helped create the exhibits in the Agate Fossil Beds Visitors Center in the mid-1990’s; he will be[...]

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