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Ethanol CEO tells industry to not stand quietly

The American Coalition for Ethanol held its annual conference in Omaha, Neb., Aug. 14-17. A DTN report says ACE CEO Brian Jennings made an interesting proclamation to the rest of his industry, which is currently on the ropes. Jennings asked members of the ethanol industry to look to the future and t...

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Ethanol CEO tells industry to not stand quietly

The American Coalition for Ethanol held its annual conference in Omaha, Neb., Aug. 14-17. A DTN report says ACE CEO Brian Jennings made an interesting proclamation to the rest of his industry, which is currently on the ropes. Jennings asked members of the ethanol industry to look to the future and t...

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Boiling weeds in Saskatchewan

The X-Steaminator succeeded in getting a lot of attention at the Ag In Motion farm show in Saskatchewan this summer. It’s certainly not a new idea, but when the prototype-model is based on a concept of greater efficiency and is built on a much larger scale than has been previously designed, it cat...

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Herbicides, bugs on plant strategies wrestle tenacious invasive weed

Cheyenne area rancher Nina Haas walked slowly in the range grass, lush from summer rain, looking down at Dalmatian toadflax plants, and stopped. Something had grabbed her attention, and she went down to one knee for a closer look. “There,” she pointed to one of the leaves on a plant. A round ...

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Wheat organization 'Tweets' back on Trump Comments

President Donald Trump’s recent comments on wheat exports to Japan have generated some negative press among one of his biggest groups of supporters. The Hagstrom Report reported when the president was speaking in Pennsylvania, one of the topics was the U.S. trade deficit with Japan. Trump sa...

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OPD Helicopter Able 1 Crash at Blair Municipal Airport

On Friday, at approximately 9:48 a.m., Omaha Police Helicopter, Able-1, was approaching Blair Municipal Airport, located at 2375 N-133 in Blair, Nebraska, after completing routine patrol, when the aircraft's engine lost power causing the aircraft to rapidly descend from approximately forty (40) to f...

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Community Calendar

Aug
18
Sun
all-day Tractor Ride
Tractor Ride
Aug 18 all-day
Tractor Ride Sunday, August 18th with registration from 10am to 12pm at the American Legion Hall in Weston. Leaving at 12pm from Weston, then to Plasi, Brainard, Loma,Tuohy and then back to Weston. $20 registration[...]
Aug
20
Tue
6:00 pm Coffee Tables Meeting
Coffee Tables Meeting
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Coffee Tables Meeting Tuesday, August 20th from 6pm to 8 pm at Chatterbox Brews in Tekamah. Coffee Tables will be held monthly, with the first session focusing on networking. Future topics may include business succession,[...]
Aug
23
Fri
5:30 pm Bluejay Booster Club Membership ...
Bluejay Booster Club Membership ...
Aug 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Bluejay Booster Club Membership Steak Fry Supper Friday, August 23rd from 5:30pm to 8pm at the GA Cafeteria in West Point.
Aug
31
Sat
all-day Garden Path Lewis & Clark Scenic...
Garden Path Lewis & Clark Scenic...
Aug 31 all-day
Garden Path Lewis & Clark Scenic Byway Self-Guided Auto Tour Saturday, August 31st and Saturday, September 7th from 9am to 5pm with route of US Highway 75 and 77 in Nebraska. For more information and[...]
Sep
3
Tue
12:00 pm Tekamah American Red Cross Blood...
Tekamah American Red Cross Blood...
Sep 3 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive Tuesday, September 3rd from 12pm to 6pm at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Tekamah. For an appointment call Joan at 402-870-0240. Walk-ins welcome!
Sep
7
Sat
all-day Garden Path Lewis & Clark Scenic...
Garden Path Lewis & Clark Scenic...
Sep 7 all-day
Garden Path Lewis & Clark Scenic Byway Auto Tour Saturday, September 7th from 9am to 5pm with route of US Highway 75 and 77 in Nebraska. For more information and a complete of stops visit[...]
Sep
8
Sun
all-day District #7 VFW & Auxiliary Meeting
District #7 VFW & Auxiliary Meeting
Sep 8 all-day
District #7 VFW & Auxiliary Meeting Sunday, September 8th with registration at 1pm and meeting at 1:30pm in VFW Building in Tekamah.
Sep
9
Mon
all-day Wisner VFW #5767 Auxiliary Taco ...
Wisner VFW #5767 Auxiliary Taco ...
Sep 9 all-day
Wisner VFW #5767 Auxiliary Taco Bar Night Monday, September 9th from 5pm to 8pm at the VFW Building in Wisner. Good will offering. All you can eat.