Property taxes still top issue for new year
(Column ~ 01/09/20)
Happy New Year! As we swing into the next decade the second session of the 106th Legislature commenced on Wednesday, Jan. 8. This will be a 60-day session that is scheduled to last until April 23. Bills will be introduced in the first 10 days of this session plus we still have all of the carryover bills from the first session. ...
Community colleges in good position to help single moms
(Editorial ~ 01/09/20)
A new report confirms what we’ve always thought; you’re seriously missing out if you don’t take advantage of our local community college. What are you missing? Well, if you’re a single mother, you’ll make more than a million dollars over your lifetime if you obtain a bachelor’s degree. That’s more than half a million dollars more than a woman who has only a high school education...
Anthony L. Dilka
(Obituary ~ 01/09/20)
Anthony L. Dilka McCOOK, Neb. - Anthony L. Dilka age 57 of McCook, Neb. passed away at his home on January 9, 2020. Services are pending with Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook, NE.
Burdell Jane Martin
(Obituary ~ 01/09/20)
Burdell Jane Martin Sept. 8, 1927 - Jan. 7, 2020 HOLDREGE, Neb. - Burdella Jane Martin, age 92, of Holdrege, Neb., formerly of Arapahoe, Neb. passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020 at the Phelps Memorial Hospital in Holdrege. She was born on Sep, 8, 1927 at Hendley, Neb. to Theo Clair & Mary Rebecca (Schooler) Batchelor...
Tri Valley Health System offers new pain management option for mothers in labor
(Local News ~ 01/09/20)
CAMBRIDGE, Neb. -- Tri Valley Health System can now offer a new is excited to now offer nitrous oxide as another safe option for pain relief for laboring patients. Tri Valley Health System wanted to be able to offer their patients an alternative option for pain relief during labor and will now be utilizing the nitrous oxide unit that was recently purchased...
NU drone expert to local media: Be skeptical
(State News ~ 01/09/20)
LINCOLN, Neb. — University of Nebraska-Lincoln journalism instructor and Drone Journalism Lab director Matt Waite is offering advice to Nebraska news outlets on covering the ongoing drone mystery. “There is a legitimate mystery here. Multiple people in multiple places have reported seeing multiple large drones – estimated at six-foot wingspans – flying in formation in a grid pattern after dark. This is not typical, and the operators are not known...