July 27th, 2014
Many Nebraskans have been there, itâ€™s considered a hallowed hall for Husker Football faithful. Now picture the University of Nebraska-Lincolnâ€™s Memorial Stadium with nearly every seat holding a conservation tree seedling. Your mental picture provides a quick glimpse of the scope of the Lower Loup Natural Resources Districtâ€™s conservation tree program.
(AP) â€” Nebraska needs to look at more than jobs and wages when deciding whether the state's tax incentives actually work, experts from a national research group told state lawmakers Thursday.
(AP) â€” The federal government says insurers owe Nebraskans more than $1.5 million in refunds because of a provision in the Affordable Care Act.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Thursday that nearly 16,600 Nebraska residents will be getting refunds, averaging $108 per family.
The law requires insurance companies to spend at least 80 percent of the premiums they collect on medical care and quality improvement or return the difference to consumers and employers.
Postcards stamped on the fronts and backs with the words, Unclaimed Property Notification, are not being sent by the Nebraska State Treasurerâ€™s Unclaimed Property Division, State Treasurer Don Stenberg said today.
The postcards instruct receivers to call a toll-free number and enter personal identification information. The recorded message at the toll-free number instructs receivers to search for unclaimed property at www.unclaimed.org.
Food Bank for the Heartland is partnering with Farm Credit Services of America to host a mobile food pantry in Broken Bow on Tuesday, August 12. More than 5,000 pounds of food will be distributed to individuals and families in need.
The mobile pantry on August 12 will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at Farm Credit Services of America, 535 S. 10th Ave. in Broken Bow. It is being funded by Farm Credit Services of America. Employees from the company will be volunteering. Those who attend the mobile pantry are invited to bring boxes or bags to assist in carrying the food.
Mary Alyce Tierney, age 99 of Broken Bow, died April 29, 2014, at the Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Broken Bow. Funeral services will be Monday, May 5, 2014, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Oconto with Father Jim Hunt officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, May 4, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Govier Brothers Mortuary with a Christian wake service being held at 5 p.m. at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow.
Letha Mae Graf, age 77, of Burwell, died Thursday, April 24, 2014, at the Burwell Community Memorial Health Center.
Graveside funeral service were Wednesday, April 30, at the Ansley Cemetery in Ansley, with the Rev. Alan Petersen officiating.
Letha was born Jan. 3, 1937, at Milford, to Mable Graf. She made her home at Beatrice, Ord, and Burwell. Letha was talented embroiderer, she loved bird watching, and putting puzzles together.
Marvin W. Beatty, 74, of Kearney, died Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. A memorial service was Wednesday, April 30, at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church with the Rev. Dustin Lappe officiating. Memor-ials are suggested to the family for future designation. Condolences or personal reflections may be submitted at ww.osrfh.com. O'Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home of Kearney was in charge of arrangements.
Norman D. â€śPeteâ€ť Peterson, 80, of Kearney died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at the Rose Lane Nursing Home in Loup City.
Dylan Gene Woodward, the son of Jeffery Craig Woodward and Denise Renae (Baxa) Woodward, was born Dec. 30, 1992, at Belleville, Kan., and passed away in Hays, Kan., April 24, 2014, at the age of 21 years, 3 months, and 24 days.
Dylan grew up and attended schools in Belleville, graduating from Republic County High School in 2011. He then attended Missouri Auction School and Cloud County Community College. He currently was attending Ft. Hays State University, majoring in Agronomy.