Economy remains slow in rural parts of 10 states

A new survey suggests economic growth in rural areas of 10 states in the Plains and the West will continue slowing down in the next few months. Creighton University economist Ernie Goss said Thursday that crop prices are significantly lower than last year, and that's a drag on the economy in rura...

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Economy remains slow in rural parts of 10 states

A new survey suggests economic growth in rural areas of 10 states in the Plains and the West will continue slowing down in the next few months. Creighton University economist Ernie Goss said Thursday that crop prices are significantly lower than last year, and that's a drag on the economy in rura...

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Home Depot Says 56 Million Cards Affected in Data Breach

Home Depot Says 56 Million Cards Affected in Data Breach

(NEW YORK) -- More than two weeks after Home Depot's cyber-attack was first discovered, the retailer said Thursday that the payment data breach exposed 56 million credit and debit cards.The company said the breach has been contained and the malware responsible has been eliminated. The malware was cu...

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Power line work to re-route Ave. I traffic Friday

Nebraska Public Power District will be working on power lines Friday, that will require traffic on portions of Avenue I to be re-routed. The work, scheduled to occur between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. along Avenue I between 25th and 26th Streets, will cause traffice to be re-routed in the northbound lane ...

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CAPWN seeking local infusion of cash to cushion operations funding

CAPWN Board President Tim Nolting of Bushnell says the non-profit organization is attempting to obtain an infusion of cash from local banks to assist their efforts to work through Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Citing "a perfect storm unfortunate financial setbacks," CAPWN leadership announced in early July...

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Searches continue near Paxton, south of Torrington for drowning victims

Searches are being conducted in two different areas in the region for men believed to have drowned during the past five day. Near Paxton a search continues for a man who is believed to have drowned in an NPPD supply canal while fishing late Monday night or early Tuesday morning. Paxton Fire Chief...

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Community Calendar

Sep
20
Sat
all-day Fall Festival @ Dalton
Fall Festival @ Dalton
Sep 20 all-day
Attend the annual Dalton Fall Festival beginning Friday evening, and continuing all day Saturday and all day Sunday.  The Morning Parade is at 10:30am Saturday, and the one and only Night Parade is at 9:00pm[...]
9:00 am Harvest Festival @ Legacy of the Plains Museum
Harvest Festival @ Legacy of the Plains Museum
Sep 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Now in its 18th year, the annual Harvest Festival is one of the premier events on the western Nebraska calendar for a rare glimpse of antique farm machinery in action — and the chance for[...]
10:00 am Morrill Fire Department Centennial @ Morrill City Park
Morrill Fire Department Centennial @ Morrill City Park
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Morrill Fire Department is hosting a 100 year celebration Saturday, September 20th 10:00am to 1:30pm at the Morrill City Park.  There will be a free will lunch offered, bounce houses for the kids and all[...]
Sep
21
Sun
10:00 am Harvest Festival @ Legacy of the Plains Museum
Harvest Festival @ Legacy of the Plains Museum
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Now in its 18th year, the annual Harvest Festival is one of the premier events on the western Nebraska calendar for a rare glimpse of antique farm machinery in action — and the chance for[...]
2:00 pm Cancer Survivors’ Day Celebration @ Hampton Inn & Suites
Cancer Survivors’ Day Celebration @ Hampton Inn & Suites
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Regional West Medical Center’s Cancer Treatment Center will host its annual Cancer Survivors’ Day celebration, on Sunday, September 21st from 2 to 4 p.m. at Hampton Inn & Suites. Cancer Survivors’ Day is an annual[...]
6:00 pm “Two Gentlemen of Verona” @ Historic Midwest Theater
“Two Gentlemen of Verona” @ Historic Midwest Theater
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm
The Historic Midwest Theater announces the return The ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY “Live From Stratford-upon Avon” production of “Two Gentlemen of Verona,” directed by Simon Godwin on September 21st and October 9th. Screening at the Midwest Theater[...]

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