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Pork Quality Assurance Program Scheduled

University of Nebraska Extension in Gage County has scheduled a Pork Quality Assurance Plus session for Friday December 2, 2011 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the Extension Office meeting Room in Beatrice.  All pork producers needing PQA+ certification or recertification are welcome.  The session is being conducted by Larry Germer, University of Nebraska Extension Educator Emeriti.     ... Read More »

Farmland Recovery Meeting Scheduled for September 12th

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension and Iowa State University Extension are teaming up to deliver an informational meeting on Missouri River Farmland Recovery. The meeting is being carried by Webinar to participating Extension offices including the Gage County Extension Office in Beatrice. The educational program is set for Monday, September 12 from 9:30 am to Noon. All landowners, operators, land managers, ... Read More »

No-till/Cover Crop Field Day September 7th

A No-till/Cover Crop Field Day is scheduled for Wednesday, September 7th at the Rob Bohling Farm near Johnson, Nebraska. The field day begins with registration and refreshments at 9:30 a.m., with the program starting at 10:00. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Specialist, Paul Jasa will begin the program by discussing cover crops and their impact on soil quality. There will then ... Read More »

Manhunt Continues Near Oketo

Breaking News Alert

As of 11:30 a.m. Marshall County Authorities are continuing to look for Kyle D. Joekel age 27 of Nebraska. At approximately 8 p.m. on Sunday the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department was informed that Joekel had just left a bar in Barneston, Nebraska and may be headed toward Summerfield, Kansas. The report said that Joekel made statements about killing police officers ... Read More »

Beatrice to Host Small Scale Energy Conference

Anyone interested in small-scale renewable energy projects is invited to attend a one-day small scale energy conference on Tuesday, April 26 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm in Beatrice at the Holiday Inn Express. Technologies to be covered are wind, solar, methane, geothermal, bio-energy and flex-fuel infrastructure. Speakers will explain the steps necessary to turn ideas into projects, including resource ... Read More »

Marshall County Unemployment Highest in KNDY Listening Area

Marshall County has the highest unemployment rate in the KNDY listening area with 5.5 percent according to the Kansas Department of Labor’s Report on January Unemployment. Washington County reported 5.0 percent unemployment and Nemaha County reported an area low of 4.1 percent unemployment. The State of Kansas January 2011 unemployment rate in Kansas was 7.4 percent, up from 6.4 in ... Read More »

PORK QUALITY ASSURANCE TRAINING SET

University of Nebraska Extension in Gage County has scheduled a Pork Quality Assurance Level III training session for Thursday, February 24, 2011 starting at 1:00 pm at the Extension Office Meeting Room in Beatrice. All pork producers needing to update there certification are welcome. The class fee is $25.00 (payable at the door). Producers in Northeast Kansas and Southeast Nebraska ... Read More »

Four Arrested on Federal Warrants in Beatrice

DATE: December 17th, 2010 @ 1100 Hours      LOCATION: Gage County, Nebraska   OFFENSE: Active Federal Arrest Warrants        CASE: 2010-6132, 2010-6127, 2010-6131, 2010-6135                 On December 17th, 2010, Jacob Dickinson 22, Zachary Lyons 18, Andrea Carlson 40, and Daniel Hile 40 all of Beatrice were arrested on active Federal Arrest Warrants for Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine and Possession of Pseudoephedrine With Intent ... Read More »