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  • Art show now in Ogallala

    The Art Society of Ogallala is sponsoring the Association of Nebraska Art Clubs (ANAC) Travel Show at the Petrified Wood Gallery, 418 East 1st St. in Ogallala Oct. 24-Nov. 12. The gallery is open Mon.-Sat., 8 a.m.-4 p.m. The phone number is 308-284-9996. ...
  • Recycling meeting set for Nov. 16

    Nebraska State Recycling Association and a group of partnering organizations will hold a recycling summit (meeting) in North Platte to explore how recycling services can be enhanced across the state. Some communities, businesses and citizens still don’t...
  • Great Plains Communications providing free shipping for overseas troops

    From Nov. 1 to Dec. 31,Great Plains Communications will pay postage for a military goodie box for customers with a family member serving overseas in the military. In order to have the cost-of-shipping covered, customers must visit the website at www.gpcom...
  • NET TV features stories

    The November episode of “Nebraska Stories” features a scrapbooking Husker fan who has compiled 700 pounds of football memorabilia, a story about a famous David City artist who left behind a remarkable personal notebook and a trip to the Holiday Bowl i...
  • National Adoption Day is Nov. 19

    On National Adoption Day  Saturday, Nov. 19, an unprecedented number of courts and communities across the nation will come together to finalize thousands of adoptions of children from foster care and to celebrate all families who adopt. The day brings to...
  • Free holidays webinar to help caregivers tune into trouble

    The holidays are a good time for family caregivers returning home to tune into the signs that an older adult may need extra help to remain safe at home. To learn more about those signs, register for the free Home for the Holidays web conference, moderated...
  • 2012 gardening calendars now available

    Have you ever wanted an easy-to-use gardening resource that gives gardeners hints and timelines to carry out different work in the yard or landscape? That resource has now arrived! University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Master Gardeners from the North ...
  • Aldrich Foundation short story contest announced

    Original short stories by Nebraska authors are currently being accepted for the 2012 Bess Streeter Aldrich Foundation’s short story contest. Story length should be 1,000-2,000 words and submissions should be written in the wholesome spirit displayed by...
  • Choose a financial institution based on personal needs

    Get the facts first! When choosing a financial institution, the Nebraska Bankers Association urges consumers to start with their own needs and preferences first. If you are considering leaving your financial institution on Bank Transfer Day—or any other...
  • Farmers’ last chance to win $2,500 for their communities

    Deadline for America’s Farmers Grow Communities Program is Nov. 30. During the season of giving, Nebraska farmers can get into the holiday spirit by signing up to win $2,500 for their favorite local nonprofit organizations through America’s Farmer’s...
  • Scholarships to be awarded to qualifying high school seniors

    The Nebraska Association of Fair Managers will award a $500 scholarship to one qualifying 4-H male and one qualifying 4-H female who are graduating seniors in the state of Nebraska and who plan to continue with post high school education. This scholarship...
  • Nebraska Agriculture Industry Education Center dedication is set for Nov. 18

    The new Nebraska Agriculture Industry Education Center at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis is now complete with dedication scheduled at 1 p.m.  CT Nov. 18. Construction began in October 2010 on one of the largest and most innovativ...
  • Ag campaign launches with challenge grant

    Sixteen corporate sponsors have created the largest challenge grant for the Nebraska FFA Foundation’s annual “I Believe in the Future of Ag” campaign to date. Agriculture and FFA supporters and local FFA chapters across the state are challenged to ...
  • Honoring our veterans

    By Tom VilsackAgriculture Secretary We are approaching Veterans Day, a time to honor the men and women who have served this nation in uniform. Whether they are soldiers, sailors, Marines, airmen or coastguardsmen – our veterans were part of the finest m...
  • A heart of thanksgiving

    By Pastor Ronald VoteWallace Bible Fellowship “I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify him with thanksgiving.” Psalm 69:30 “Seven times a day do I praise the Lord” - Psalm 119:164-165 What is Thanksgiving? Is it gratitude, app...
  • A hairy scary good time

    The street was packed with candy seekers during the Chamber-sponsored Trick-or-Treat Street Monday afternoon. Temperatures in the low 70s allowed over 225 kids to leisurely stroll Central Avenue in Grant donning every imaginable costume. See more tric...
  • Plans underway for 26th annual community Thanksgiving feast

    Make plans to enjoy this noon meal with family and friends at the American Legion in Grant. Bring a salad or dessert—all else will be furnished. Volunteers can call 352-4574 to help with preparation. By Jan RahnManaging Editor It’s November—time t...
  • Grant City Council learns about water tower maintenance program

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor To be proactive in preserving the city’s water tower by performing maintenance projects, Grant City Council heard a presentation by a company offering a program solely for that purpose. During the regular meeting on Oct. 25, a...
  • Debate continues on selling ground

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor In 2007, the City of Grant purchased ground southeast of town where the city’s sewer line is located and for potential economic development ground—the city is now looking into selling the farm ground. Several factors are in...
  • Learn about the pipeline

    Those interesting in learning more about the XL pipeline may attend a meeting Thursday (today), Nov. 3, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at 502 West K in Ogallala. Mike Groene will give a short presentation followed by a question and answer session. Groene serves wit...