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Budgets set up for Gage and Nemaha Counties

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A proposed 2013 budget that collects $6.2 million in property and personal property taxes has been approved by the Nemaha County Commissioners.  The 2013 budget will see a $1.9 million decrease in expenditures from 2012.  Road and Bridge spending will be capped at $3.68 million, general fund spending at $2.6 million, employee benefits at $1.38 million, and law enforcement at ... Read More »

Deadline approaching for Wymore Water Project

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The Wymore Rural Water Project will begin construction soon.  Landowners in the area have until Sept. 28th to become part of the project at a current hookup fee of $1,100.  After Sept. 28, the hookup fee will increase to $5,000.  170 of the area residents have signed up for the project.  The Lower Big Blue NRD is sponsoring the $3.2 ... Read More »

City of Marysville Pursues $4.2 Million Pool and Sales Tax Increase

Marysville City Council voted to move forward with plans for a new city pool.  During their meeting on Monday the Council decided to move forward with the placing of a question on the fall ballot asking Marysville citizens to approve a sales tax increase to pay for a 4.2 million dollar pool.  According to City Clerk Debbie Price 4.2 million ... Read More »

Blue River Irrigation Shut Down in Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Natural Resources has temporarily revoked the permits of Nebraska Farmer who use the Big Blue River for irrigation. The notification states that effective July 9 at 8 a.m., nobody with a permit issued after Nov. 1, 1968 may irrigate from the river until water levels increase. Keith Paulsen, field office supervisor with the Department of Natural ... Read More »

SCC Raises Rates

Southeast Community College’s Board of Governors on Tuesday voted unanimously to increase tuition by $3 per quarter credit hour. The new tuition rate of $54 per quarter credit hour will take effect in July. The Board left fees at the current $1.25 per quarter credit hour, which means that tuition and fees for the 2012-2013 academic year, which starts with ... Read More »

SCC Board Approves $3 Per Credit Hour Tuition Increase

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Citing the need to remain close to its Nebraska community college peers, Southeast Community College’s Board of Governors on Tuesday voted unanimously to increase tuition by $3 per quarter credit hour. The new tuition rate of $54 per quarter credit hour will take effect in July. The Board left fees at the current $1.25 per quarter credit hour, which means ... Read More »

Kansas Agricultural Statistics, Cattle & Hay Numbers

Information concerning 2009 statewide hay estimates and 2010 cattle estimates was released this week by Kansas Agricultural Statistics. Kansas alfalfa production totaled 3.66-million tons in 2009 – a 27% increase above 2008 production. The cattle numbers statewide in 2010 are down about 5% from the previous year. As of January 1st, cattle and calves held on Kansas farms and ranches ... Read More »