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Lincoln Extension Crop Water Use Report

Posted: 09/04/2015

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Extension Crop Water Use report for September 4, 2015, for the Concord, Oakland and West Point areas. These values are for a well-watered crop.
 
Corn that emerged prior to May 5th used an average of .19 hundredths of an inch per day during the last three days.


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Lincoln Extension Crop Water Use Report

Posted: 09/03/2015

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Extension Crop Water Use report for September 3, 2015, for the Concord, Oakland and West Point areas. These values are for a well-watered crop.
 
Corn that emerged prior to May 5th used an average of .18 hundredths of an inch per day during the last three days.


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Lincoln Extension Crop Water Use Report

Posted: 09/02/2015

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Extension Crop Water Use report for September 2, 2015, for the Concord, Oakland and West Point areas. These values are for a well-watered crop.
 
Corn that emerged prior to May 5th used an average of .15 hundredths of an inch per day during the last three days.


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Wayne County Board of Commissioners met Tuesday

Posted: 09/01/2015



By: Aaron Scheffler
WAYNE – Important topics were discussed during the Wayne County Board of Commissioners meeting this morning.


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Wayne Emergency Responders Practice Active Shooter Drill

Posted: 09/01/2015


By: Doug Lowery
WAYNE - Hospital staff, school staff and law enforcement met at Providence Medical Center on August 26 to walk through their response if the unimaginable happened.


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Lincoln Extension Crop Water Use Report

Posted: 09/01/2015

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Extension Crop Water Use report for September 1, 2015, for the Concord, Oakland and West Point areas. These values are for a well-watered crop.
 
Corn that emerged prior to May 5th used an average of .13 hundredths of an inch per day during the last three days.


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Daily Soil Temperature

Posted: 09/01/2015

Here are the 4” depth soil temperature. Courtesy of the Haskell Agricultural Laboratory in Concord, NE. The reading for Monday, August 31st, 2015 was 71.297°.



Daily Soil Temperature

Posted: 08/31/2015

Here are the 4” depth soil temperature. Courtesy of the Haskell Agricultural Laboratory in Concord, NE. The reading for Friday, August 28th, 2015 was 69.234°. For Saturday, August 29th, 2015 was 69.282° and for Sunday, August 30th, 2015 was 69.480°.



Fatal Accident Outside Hartington

Posted: 08/28/2015



by: Natalie Barber

HARTIGTON - A fatal vehicle accident occurred Friday afternoon on Highway 12, three miles west of the Junction of Highway 57 near Hartington. 
 


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Providence Medical Center Breaks Ground For New Addition

Posted: 08/28/2015



By: Doug Lowery
WAYNE - Ground was broken Friday afternoon for a project that will add an emergency room to a Northeast Nebraska hospital.


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Friday Morning Chamber Coffee Held At Main Street Business

Posted: 08/28/2015



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By: Aaron Scheffler
WAYNE – A Main Street business has been under new ownership over the summer and did some renovations to make the place look new for community members and out of towners.


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Lincoln Extension Crop Water Use Report

Posted: 08/28/2015

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Extension Crop Water Use report for August 28, 2015, for the Concord, Oakland and West Point areas. These values are for a well-watered crop.
 
Corn that emerged prior to May 5th used an average of .16 hundredths of an inch per day during the last three days.


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Early Learning Center Opens In Wayne

Posted: 08/28/2015



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By: Doug Lowery
WAYNE - The Early Learning Center in Wayne has been open a week, and serves a classroom of 20 pre-school students.


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Rainfall Amounts for 8/28/15

Posted: 08/28/2015

Wayne 2.04, Norfolk .89, Sioux City 2.16, Yankton .65, KTCH 2.05, 8 miles south of Wayne 1.75, Laurel .88 and Wisner with 1.13 inches of rain.



Wayne High School Posts Higher ACT Scores Than State Composite

Posted: 08/27/2015



By: Doug Lowery
WAYNE - A recent Nebraska Department of Education study shows that high school students in Nebraska score higher on the ACT than surrounding states.


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Money Raised During 13th Annual Great Books For Great Kids

Posted: 08/27/2015



By: Aaron Scheffler
WAYNE – Money raised at a Wayne Restaurant went directly to the Wayne Public Library during a fundraiser earlier this week.


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Norfolk Man Crusades For Reservations, Communities to Help End Meth Use

Posted: 08/27/2015



By: Chris Whitney, News Channel Nebraska
NORFOLK - There’s a good chance you heard Robin Bair on Wednesday afternoon in Norfolk. But if you didn’t, his message is clear: methamphetamine use in all of society needs to be addressed and specifically on Indian reservations.


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Daily Soil Temperature

Posted: 08/27/2015

Here are the 4” depth soil temperature. Courtesy of the Haskell Agricultural Laboratory in Concord, NE. The reading for Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 was 69.355°.



Lincoln Extension Crop Water Use Report

Posted: 08/27/2015

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Extension Crop Water Use report for August 27, 2015, for the Concord, Oakland and West Point areas. These values are for a well-watered crop.
 
Corn that emerged prior to May 5th used an average of .18 hundredths of an inch per day during the last three days.


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Nebraska Pro-Death Penalty Group Collects 166,000 Signatures

Posted: 08/26/2015


By: Associated Press
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - An organization campaigning to reinstate Nebraska's death penalty after lawmakers repealed it in May says it has collected more than enough signatures to place the issue before voters in 2016.


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Smith Opposes Iran Deal

Posted: 08/26/2015


Washington, D.C
. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) issued the following statement today on his opposition to the Iran deal:


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Wayne Economic Development Takes New Angle At Shopping Local

Posted: 08/26/2015



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By: Doug Lowery
WAYNE - Shopping local isn't a new idea, but Wayne Area Economic Development and their marketing committee have come up with a new way to show its impact.


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Death Penalty Group to Submit Ballot Signatures on Wednesday

Posted: 08/26/2015


By: Associated Press
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A group that wants to reinstate Nebraska’s death penalty through a ballot measure will submit its signatures to the secretary of state’s office a day early.


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Daily Soil Temperature

Posted: 08/26/2015

Here are the 4” depth soil temperature. Courtesy of the Haskell Agricultural Laboratory in Concord, NE. The reading for Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 was 70.424°.



Lincoln Extension Crop Water Use Report

Posted: 08/26/2015

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Extension Crop Water Use report for August 26, 2015, for the Concord, Oakland and West Point areas. These values are for a well-watered crop.
 
Corn that emerged prior to May 5th used an average of .21 hundredths of an inch per day during the last three days.


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Wayne County Roads Claim Three Lives In 2014

Posted: 08/25/2015


By: Doug Lowery
WAYNE – The State of Nebraska has released their annual report of car accidents in the state from 2014.


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Land O'Frost Fielding Offers For Vacant Building In West Point

Posted: 08/25/2015


By: Doug Lowery
WEST POINT – Only months after Wimmer’s left town a new suitor is looking to open up shop in West Point.


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Ollie is the Tenderheart Pet of the Week

Posted: 08/25/2015



Ollie is a 3-4 month old male tabby kitten that came from the Winside area. He has been wormed and neutered. His is a bit shy but loves to purr when held. To adopt Ollie or any of the other animals waiting for


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Daily Soil Temperature

Posted: 08/25/2015

Here are the 4” depth soil temperature. Courtesy of the Haskell Agricultural Laboratory in Concord, NE. The reading for Monday, August 24th, 2015 was 68.854°.



Lincoln Extension Crop Water Use Report

Posted: 08/25/2015

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Extension Crop Water Use report for August 25, 2015, for the Concord, Oakland and West Point areas. These values are for a well-watered crop.
 
Corn that emerged prior to May 5th used an average of .21 hundredths of an inch per day during the last three days.


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School Board Meets In Special Session To Pay Bills

Posted: 08/24/2015

By: Doug Lowery
WAYNE - The Wayne Community Schools School Board met for a special meeting Monday night.


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Lincoln Extension Crop Water Use Report

Posted: 08/24/2015

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Extension Crop Water Use report for August 24, 2015, for the Concord, Oakland and West Point areas. These values are for a well-watered crop.
 
Corn that emerged prior to May 5th used an average of .23 hundredths of an inch per day during the last three days.


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Daily Soil Temperature

Posted: 08/24/2015

Here are the 4” depth soil temperature. Courtesy of the Haskell Agricultural Laboratory in Concord, NE. The reading for Friday, August 21st, 2015 was 70.986°. For Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 was 71.559° and for Sunday, August 23rd, 2015 was 68.054°. 



Student Activities Fair Welcomes Back WSC Students

Posted: 08/24/2015


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By: Doug Lowery
WAYNE – The Wayne State College Business Expo and Student Organization Fair caps a weekend full of students moving back to campus. 


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WAYNE'S 'ON A ROLL' CAMPAIGN GETS STATEWIDE LOOK

Posted: 08/22/2015

By: David Kelly
WAYNE – The latest Wayne Area Economic Development-Chamber-Main Street promotional campaign achieved statewide recognition Friday when the Omaha World Herald published a story entitled 'One Roll at a Time - Wayne County encourages residents to keep their toilet paper purchases local.’ The article quotes Executive Director Wes Blecke saying - The “on a roll” campaign is a spinoff of previous “live locally campaigns” that touted such areas as buying locally and giving to local charities.”


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A Walk To End Alzheimer's Held In Northeast Nebraska

Posted: 08/22/2015



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By: Aaron Scheffler
WAYNE – Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions. A local Wayne group put on an event Saturday morning to raise money that will go to the Local Nebraska chapter in Omaha.


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Thunder By the River Draws Large Crowds Once Again

Posted: 08/21/2015



By: Chris Whitney

WISNER - Without a cloud in the sky, people gathered for miles around on Friday night to kick off another edition of Thunder By the River in Wisner.


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2015 Wayne Walk To End Alzheimer's Hosted Chamber Coffee

Posted: 08/21/2015


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By: Aaron Scheffler
WAYNE – Community members heard more about an upcoming Walk to End Alzheimer’s event this morning during Friday morning Chamber Coffee.


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Smith Set For Public Meetings in Bloomfield, South Sioux City

Posted: 08/21/2015



By: Chris Whitney

WASHINGTON - Nebraska's third district congressman Adrian Smith is set to hold various events across the state next week, including stops in Bloomfield, South Sioux City, and at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island.
 


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Wayne State Ambassadors Ready For New Year

Posted: 08/21/2015



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By: Chris Whitney

WAYNE - The start of the fall semester approaches for Wayne State College students and the arrival of many new faces to campus. Fortunately, the newcomers have someone helping them out even before their first classes.


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Daily Soil Temperature

Posted: 08/21/2015

Here are the 4” depth soil temperature. Courtesy of the Haskell Agricultural Laboratory in Concord, NE. The reading for Thursday, August 20th, 2015 was 67.995°.



West Nile Virus Confirmed In Norfolk

Posted: 08/21/2015



By: Doug Lowery

NORFOLK – A bi-monthly testing of mosquitoes has come back positive for the West Nile Virus.


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Zebra Mussels Found at Lewis and Clark Lake

Posted: 08/21/2015



By: Chris Whitney

NEWCASTLE – After one zebra mussel was found at Lewis and Clark Lake last year, various measures were taken to prevent their spread. Unfortunately, it appears as if the invasive mussels haven’t been slowed down.


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Ricketts Confident Voters Will Reinstate Death Penalty

Posted: 08/20/2015



By: Brent Martin, Nebraska Radio Network

LINCOLN - Gov. Pete Ricketts expresses confidence Nebraska voters will ultimately decide the fate of the death penalty as a deadline approaches for a referendum petition drive.


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2015 Wayne Walk To End Alzheimer's Hosting Chamber Coffee

Posted: 08/20/2015



By: Aaron Scheffler
WAYNE – Learn more about an upcoming Walk to End Alzheimer’s during Friday morning Chamber Coffee tomorrow.


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LCNRD Meeting Set For Thursday Evening

Posted: 08/20/2015


By: Chris Whitney

NEWCASTLE - The Lewis and Clark Natural Resources District is set to host their monthly Board of Directors meeting tonight in Newcastle.


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Daily Soil Temperature

Posted: 08/20/2015

Here are the 4” depth soil temperature. Courtesy of the Haskell Agricultural Laboratory in Concord, NE. The reading for Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 was 64.880°.



Lincoln Extension Crop Water Use Report

Posted: 08/20/2015

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Extension Crop Water Use report for August 20, 2015, for the Concord, Oakland and West Point areas. These values are for a well-watered crop.
 
Corn that emerged prior to May 5th used an average of .12 hundredths of an inch per day during the last three days.


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Computer Use Up Among Nebraska Farmers

Posted: 08/20/2015



By: Associated Press

LINCOLN - A new survey shows that more 
Nebraska farmers are using computers and connecting to the Internet.


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INMATE FOUND DEAD IN CEDAR COUNTY JAIL

Posted: 08/19/2015

By: David Kelly
HARTINGTON - A 52 year old rural Bloomfield man was found dead in his jail cell Tuesday, August 18 in Hartington.


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