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KNDY Celebrates National FFA Week

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KNDY is celebrating National FFA Week by saluting our area youth. Listen to area FFA members tell of their accomplishments as originally heard on KNDY AM & FM radio. Read More »

Gage County M.A.P.S. Coalition Awarded Grant

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A wellness grant of $16,700 was recently awarded to the Gage County M.A.P.S. Coalition. Funded by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska, a presentation is planned during the National Night Out on Tuesday evening. The grant is among eight in Nebraska, and will be used to fund programs including two that kicked off this summer, No Child Left on the ... Read More »

Big Indian Lake Opens For Boaters Near Odell

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Big Indian Lake near Odell has reopened for boaters. A project to remove sediment and update facilities closed the lake as it was drained three years ago. A grand opening is officially planned for August 24, which will be held along with the annual Jakes Day, an event emphasizing youth safety with firearms. A number of outdoor activities are planned ... Read More »

Hazardous Occupations Safety Trainings for youth coming in May

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River Valley Extension will be conducting two district wide Hazardous Occupations Safety Training’s in Agriculture, tractor and machinery safety,for youth, ages 14-15, in May. The first training will be Saturday May 11 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the 4-H Building in Belleville and the second one will be Saturday May 18  from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the ... Read More »

First Ever Artober Fest in the planning stages

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They’re just in the planning stages, but the First Ever Artober Fest is set for Saturday, October 5 in Marysville. A mixture of art displays, good food, and music, including polka music, and youth activities are being planned. If you have a civic group or church group that would be interested in doing a food stand or bake sale or perhaps know of an ... Read More »

2012 Farm Tractor / Machinery Safety Certification Training

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      All youth, ages 14 or 15-years old, who plan to work with farm machinery for someone other than their parent(s) or guardian(s), are encouraged to complete safety certification training in 2012. Since 1968, the Department of Labor has allowed non-farm youth (who do not have a parent(s), guardian(s), or family corporation owning farmland) to legally operate farm tractors / ... Read More »

Department Of Labor Attempting to Regulate Child Labor on Farms

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Senator Jerry Moran announced the Department of Labor (DOL) would withdraw and “re-propose” the parental exemption portion of its proposed rule to regulate the activities of youth in agriculture. If the rule had been implemented as it was written, parents would no longer have discretion over the responsibilities they gave their children on farms or ranches jointly owned and operated ... Read More »

SCC Basketball Coaches Hosting One-On-One, Small-Group Clinics

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All school-age youth in and around Beatrice are invited to participate in one-on-one and/or small-group basketball clinics at Southeast Community College in June. Storm men’s and women’s head coaches Joel and Vicki Wooton will be providing instruction to boys and girls in elementary, middle and high school. One-on-One Hoops will begin the week of June 21. Each session will be ... Read More »