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The National Arbor Day Foundation will present Physicians Mutual its Promise to the Earth award on Saturday. The Omaha insurance company has helped plant more than 250,000 trees at sites including the Ocala National Forest in Florida, the Huron-Manistee National Forests in Michigan, and Bastrop State Park in Texas. Through the Arb...
The Rulo Village Board agreed in March to try a bleach application to eliminate mold in the basement of the library. Board members agreed to re-open the library for use by children who ride the school bus and need a place to get out of the cold. The building is also used for library board and cemetery board meetings. Abo...
Richardson County Emergency Management Director Brian Dixon is working to close gaps in outdoor warning sirens. The county received a grant to expand sirens several years ago, but the Village of Stella's average income was too high to qualify for the grant funds at that time. Dixon said he is applying for a pre-disaster mitigation...
Richardson County commissioners agreed to contribute $9,800 for the Richardson County Transit Program operated by Southeast Nebraska Community Action. The contribution is down by $4,300 compared to last year. The transit program in Falls City and Pawnee City allows residents to sign up for low-cost public transportation. There are ...
A Kansas man already sentenced to more than 80 years in prison in Nebraska has admitted killing one person and wounding another in Topeka. Thirty-four-year-old Michael Engstrom pleaded guilty yesterday to charges stemming from the fatal shooting of Ricky Mitchell and the wounding of Bridget Gakle. Engstrom pleaded no contest last...
The Fremont County Community Foundation announced April 8 the award of $110,000 in grants to non-profit agencies. Receiving grants of $10,000 were Farragut Fire and Rescue, Grape Community Hospital, Percival Hometown Pride, Sidney Schools, Tabor Fire and Rescue and Waubonsie State Park. Grants will also help refurbish the Colonial...
An Austin, Texas, is replacing every tree used to print books as part of the National Arbor Day Foundation's "Tree Neutral Program." Greenleaf Book Group contributed nearly 8,000 in 2013. Since 2007, the company has replaced almost 50,000 trees. In addition to its regular contributions through the Tree Neutral program, in 2013, Gr...
The Splash Committee unveiled a proposal Tuesday for a new aquatic center in Nebraska City. Pam Frana of the committee said 26 people attending got a glimpse of Aquatic Design's concept for the center, including zero depth entry, water slides, shade areas and a lazy river. She said reaction to the conceptual design was positive....
The National Arbor Day Foundation has scheduled a ceremony for its tree planting, conservation and stewardship awards at Lied Lodge and Conference Center in Nebraska City at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 26. Recipients are: Dr. Kim Coder, professor of community forestry and tree health at the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural...
Nemaha County commissioners have asked County Attorney Louie Ligouri to help determine if the county is authorized to open a portion of 643 Avenue near Buck Creek at Peru. Commissioner Marv Bohling said the county is researching to see if the roadway has ever been vacated. Bohling: "There are big oak trees in the line between the ...

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