Lammers is seeking another term on state soybean board

HARTINGTON — Hartington area farmer Ed Lammers is seeking his third term representing Nebraska on District I of the Nebraska Soybean Board. Lammers is one of nine representatives throughout the state. District 1  includes Cedar, Antelope, Boyd, Holt, Knox, Madison and Pierce counties. Check out the Cedar County News E Edition for the complete story. […]

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Debate set for tonight

HARTINGTON —  A Dist. 40 Legislative debate is planned here Wednesday evening. Sen. Tyson Larson will debate challenger Keith Kube Oct. 22 at the Hartington City Auditorium. The event is set to begin at 7 p.m. The event is being sponsored by WJAG Radio and the Northeast Neb. News Company. This is the second debate […]

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Poll shows rural Nebraska’s optimism is increasing

LINCOLN — Rural Nebraskans’ optimism seems to be up a bit, according to the 2014 Nebraska Rural Poll. Fifty percent of poll respondents said they were better off this year than five years ago, up from 42 percent last year. Only 17 percent said they were worse off, compared to 26 percent in 2013. A […]

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Update on petition status of two U.S. Senate candidates in Nebraska

LINCOLN – An update from the Secretary of State’s office regarding the status of two Nebraska candidates petitioning onto the general election ballot for U.S. Senate. Sec. John Gale said today that enough signatures have been verified to put Jim Jenkins on the ballot as an independent candidate in November. Jenkins turned in nearly 6,000 […]

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Tornado causes severe damage in Pilger

PILGER — Newspaper reports from several area communities indicate the town of Pilger in Stanton County has been struck by a tornado. Emergency Management personnel in Stanton County confirmed, “there is a lot of damage here.” View “undefined” on Storify “>click here to see pictures  

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Short legislative session has full agenda

By Haley Dover and Danae Lenz, Nebraska News Service     LINCOLN–Though it’s a short session for the Nebraska Legislature, don’t be fooled. While it’s 30 days shorter than last year’s session, it is going to be packed with legislation. In addition to the full schedule, term limits and elections loom, making it an even […]

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Man killed when he fires on Troopers

  Pursuit Suspect Shot after Firing on Troopers Seward, Neb.-  The Nebraska State Patrol in conjunction with the Seward County Attorney and Seward County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a pursuit in which the driver of the vehicle was killed after firing on troopers. During the early evening hours on Friday, May 10, investigators with the […]

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