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 By LuAnn Schindler    News    January 13, 2022 

Landowners express concerns about proposed CO2 pipeline

A handful of Holt County residents shared concerns about a proposed CO2 pipeline with supervisors during Holt County's Dec. 30 meeting. Diana Steskal, of Atkinson, said landowners are asking...

 

State aid to public libraries expands resources to community

With an allotment of 2021 state aid, public libraries across the state are deciding how to utilize these additional funds. “State aid is allocated to accredited libraries (with one exception – dollars for data), to help them provide enhanced...

 

Gragert calls legislative redistrcting session "successful"

The Legislature successfully concluded the special session called to enact legislation pertaining to redistricting on Thursday, Sept. 30. Based on the 2020 census data, new boundary lines were drawn...

 

Briese shares redistricting information

Late in the week of Sept. 6, and after considerable debate and negotiation, the redistricting committee introduced its bills outlining proposed new districts for the election of Congressional,...

 

Redistricting efforts underway in legislature

The special session of the Nebraska Legislature began Monday, Sept. 13, for the sole purpose of redistricting, along with various confirmations of gubernatorial appointments. The nine-member redistric...

 

Nebraska's dove hunting season opens Sept. 1

With the annual dove season opener on Sept. 1, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has reminders for hunters and recommendations for areas to hunt. Dove hunting is an excellent opportunity to introduce youth and other novice hunters to hunting....

 

Proceedings Village of Clearwater Board of Trustees

PROCEEDINGS VILLAGE OF CLEARWATER BOARD OF TRUSTEES July 12, 2021 The Board of Trustees of the Village of Clearwater met in regular session, Monday, July 12, at 7:30 p.m., in the fire hall meeting room. Meeting opened at 7:29 p.m. Notice of meeting...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    June 17, 2021

Pipeline pulls plug on project

TC Energy terminated its project along the proposed 1,200-mile Keystone XL route, last Wednesday. The company suspended construction in January after President Biden revoked a presidential permit to...

 

Legislature prepares for final day of session

The speaker of the Legislature has announced that senators will complete their work a few days early, adjourning sine die on May 27 rather than June 10. This is partially due to the many late nights...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    News    April 29, 2021

NGPC programs seeking new enrollments

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is looking to provide additional hunting and fishing opportunities on private lands through its Open Fields and Waters Program. Landowners willing to allow...

 

Nebraska Water Center seminar addresses Native American water rights

Camryn Prall Nebraska News Service Marty Matlock, chairman of the Cherokee Nation Environmental Protection Commission, talked about Native American natural resource rights in a presentation as part of the Nebraska Water Center's annual Spring...

 

Legislative round-up: Marijuana bills

Madeleine Grant and Brooke Wrage Nebraska News Service LINCOLN--Nebraska lawmakers continue to push for marijuana legislation this session. On Feb. 19, the Nebraska Legislature Judiciary Committee heard six bills relating to the legalization and...

 

Legislative committee bytes into broadband concerns

Governor Ricketts testified before the Transportation and Telecommunications Committee this past week, expressing his support for LB 388, the Nebraska Broadband Bridge Act. The purpose of the program...

 

Fate of KXL appeal in hands of board of adjustment

A decision on an appeal regarding TC Energy's application for a pipeline construction permit in Holt County will wait a little longer. Following nearly 3 and one-half hours of testimony by 60 individu...

 

Nebraska fall turkey permits available beginning Aug. 10

Hunters may begin purchasing 2020 Nebraska fall turkey permits Aug. 10 at 1 p.m. Central Time. A fall turkey permit is valid statewide and allows a hunter to harvest two turkeys of either sex with a shotgun or archery equipment. Each hunter may have...

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    July 23, 2020

Antelope County leaders vote to bond $3 million for road repair

The Antelope County commissioners voted, last week, to issue $3 million in bonds to repair county roads. All five commissioners voted aye to a motion made by commissioner Carolyn Pedersen, seconded by...

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    July 9, 2020

Holt County board of adjustment seated, ready to hear pipeline appeals

The Holt County supervisors finalized seating of a board of adjustment when they met at the courthouse in O’Neill last Tuesday, June 30. Vice chair Steve Boshart presided, due to the potential for b...

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    July 2, 2020

Antelope County 2940 account remains under sheriff's direction

Twenty-nine-forty – an accounting code that identifies an Antelope County Law Enforcement Center fund – has become a familiar term during Antelope County commissioner dialog, as well as a point...

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    June 18, 2020

Commissioners move toward bonding asphalt road work

Antelope County commissioners approved an upgrade to security technology at the Antelope County Jail when they met at the courthouse in Neligh last week. After hearing some security-sensitive...

 

Deadline approaching for multispecies lottery permit application

Hunters have until July 3 to apply for a 2020-2021 multispecies lottery permit. Two types of permits are available: super tag and combo. The super tag permit is valid in 2020 and 2021 for one elk of e...

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    June 4, 2020

Holt County leaders handle light mid-month agenda

The Holt County supervisors approved purchase of a vehicle for the sheriff’s department, when they met at the courthouse in O’Neill on May 18. The lease-purchase through the Nebraska Association...

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    April 2, 2020

Holt County leaders consider hiring HR firm

Holt County supervisors are considering the engagement of a human resources firm to help navigate employment issues. A telephone conference was held with Chad Thies from Zelle Human Resource Solutions...

 
 By Sandy Schroth    News    March 19, 2020

Antelope County road department sees new superintendent

Aaron Boggs of Creighton, who has served as foreman of Antelope County's road department for about a year, was hired to head the department when the county commissioners met at the courthouse in...

 

Commission takes measures to keep staff, public safe in response to virus

In a proactive effort to prevent the potential for spread of the coronavirus disease at its facilities, parks and events, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is limiting some public access. The commission aims to protect its staff and customers...

 

Disabled veterans would receive lifetime park permits if bill passes

One of the bills that I introduced this session was LB 770. It authorizes a free lifetime park permit for disabled veterans. This past week, LB 770 was advanced from the Natural Resources Committee on...

 

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