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Brussels exhibit tackles Islam in city scarred by terror

BRUSSELS (AP) - For months after the Brussels extremist attacks of 2016 it seemed an exhibition on Islam's legacy in Europe might never open in the city. At first, the creators and city officials felt the time wasn't right, and then they struggled to find a location willing to host a show certain to

COLUMBUS TELEGRAM - 2017-09-20 12:58:31

NE Cheyenne WY Zone Forecast

NE Cheyenne WY Zone Forecast for Tuesday, September 19, 2017 ----- 308 FPUS55 KCYS 191446 ZFPCYS Zone Forecast for Southeast Wyoming and Western Nebraska Panhandle National Weather Service Cheyenne WY 846 AM MDT Tue Sep 19 2017 NEZ019-192230- Scotts Bluff- Including the cities of Scottsbluff and Ger

HASTINGS TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 14:51:10

Be safe while getting social to avoid social media scams

(BPT) - For many people, social media has become a part of our daily lives. We follow friends on Facebook, share our opinions on Twitter and highlight our latest creative projects on Instagram or Pinterest. According to Statista, 78 percent of all Americans have a social media profile, and that adop

WEST POINT NEWS - 2017-09-18 15:39:01

Young church purchases building in industrial park

BY CYNTHIA SCHEER Faith Connection Church will soon have a permanent home after spending the last four years at Mayberry's restaurant in Washington. Pastor Rustin McClure said the church was expected to close on the former Three Cedars building, located along Highway 15 across from Animal Health Cen

BACKROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 13:48:00

US report points to Egyptian abuses, anti-democracy actions

NEW YORK (AP) - Egypt is failing to protect free speech and its minorities, investigate abuses by its forces or grant U.S. monitors access to the conflict-ridden Sinai Peninsula, according to a damning Trump administration report obtained by The Associated Press. The U.S. grievances, detailed in a S

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-20 23:59:00

Sweet tea to cool off in summer

Finally! This is odd for a southern boy but I just had my first glass of "sweet tea" in years. The Kansas Woman grew up with un-sweetened tea so that's what we have, on the rare times we have iced tea at all. Of course I can have sweet tea if I'll make it. Sweet tea is a part of southern culture but

BACKROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 13:39:00

Too big, too far

League should not add Riverside High School to its ranks I'm sure the students, staff and patrons of Riverside High School are great. This shouldn't be taken as a knock against them at all. But adding a school to the Twin Valley League that is practically twice the size of the largest current TVL sc

BACKROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 13:37:00

BHS narrows down homecoming candidates

Beatrice High School is celebrating homecoming week with different themes each day. Wednesday's theme was "Farmer and Flannel," prompting several students to drive farm equipment to school. The 2017 candidates for homecoming king and queen were narrowed down to five girls and five boys Wednesday aft

BEATRICE DAILY SUN - 2017-09-20 20:01:00

Cole thanks county for mental health funding boost

Pottawatomie County was one of only three counties to increase 2018 funding to help put Pawnee Mental Health Services back on a break-even footing. PMHS director Robbin Cole, in her quarterly report Monday, thanked commissioners for their funding increase, noting that Pottawatomie, Marshall and Wash

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-09-19 21:00:00

If we go to war with N. Korea, we must use precision strikes

Given the behavior of the leader of North Korea of late - firing off missiles one after another - while endangering Japan, which is a close ally, the possibility of military action seems to be getting closer. Meanwhile, Kim Jong Un seems determined to ignore any U.N. sanctions aimed at getting North

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-09-19 21:00:00

Plea entered in crash case

A Beatrice man will be sentenced in November after leaving the scene of an injury accident in February. Andrew J. Gould, 47, entered a guilty plea in Gage County District Court Wednesday to an attempted leaving the scene of an accident charge. A plea agreement reduced the charge from a leaving the s

BEATRICE DAILY SUN - 2017-09-20 19:31:00

Probation given in distribution case

A Beatrice man arrested during an investigation by multiple law enforcement agencies into drug distribution will serve 36 months on probation. Glen M. Walk was sentenced to probation in Gage County District Court by Judge Rick Schreiner on three counts, attempted distribution of a controlled substan

BEATRICE DAILY SUN - 2017-09-20 19:29:00

City council approves first facade improvement loans

The first loans in the city's facade improvement program were approved by the Beatrice City Council on Monday night. The Facade Improvement Program-first approved in June by the city council-offers up to $375,000 of downtown revitalization grant funds from the state for Beatrice business and propert

BEATRICE DAILY SUN - 2017-09-19 20:17:00

AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills at toxic site during floods

The reported spills, which have been not publicly detailed, occurred at U.S. Oil Recovery, a former petroleum industry waste processing plant contaminated with a dangerous brew of cancer-causing chemicals. On Aug. 29, the day Harvey's rains stopped, a county pollution control team sent photos to the

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-18 21:27:00

Council approves grain elevator demolition bid

The grain elevator that has stood at 716 S. Sixth St. in Beatrice since the 1930s will be coming down before the end of the year. The Beatrice City Council approved a resolution to accept the bid from Lottman Excavating to demolish the elevator in the coming months, or even weeks. Work to bring down

BEATRICE DAILY SUN - 2017-09-19 02:13:00

BHS holds homecoming week pep rally

Buy Now Students and staff gathered in the gymnasium at Beatrice High School on Monday to kick off homecoming week. The BHS dance team performs at Monday's pep rally. Three more pep rallies are planned throughout the rest of the week. Junior students participate in a Fruit by the Foot eating contes

BEATRICE DAILY SUN - 2017-09-18 21:11:00

Free food available for seniors

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) distribution clinic will be held in Beatrice at 1623 N. Fifth St. on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. CSFP provides nutritious foods to seniors who are age 60 or greater who live in Nebraska and are under the program income guidelines. Foods given through CSFP

BEATRICE DAILY SUN - 2017-09-18 23:35:00

Library to host iris exchange

As part of the Seed Library project, an iris exchange will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 19 from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Beatrice Public Library. Everyone interested is welcome to bring iris bulbs that they are willing to donate. The bulbs should be sorted by type and color. Planting instructions and other g

BEATRICE DAILY SUN - 2017-09-18 22:11:00

Waverly Invite cross country results

KEN ADKISSON INVITATIONAL At Pioneers Park BOYS TEAM SCORING: Plattsmouth 40, Elkhorn 47, Norris 56, Mount Michael 62, York 81, Crete 92, Omaha Bryan 124, Waverly 125, Beatrice 134, Syracuse 170. BOYS TOP FINISHERS: 1. Stuckey, York, 16:41; 2. Karstetter, Elkhorn, 17:32; 3. Wagner, Plattsmouth, 17:3

BEATRICE DAILY SUN - 2017-09-18 20:56:00

Washington County downs Hanover, Linn in volleyball action

The Washington County High School volleyball team started off slow in their opening match against Linn, but recovered to take down the Bulldogs, then Hanover in a triangular Tuesday, Sept. 12, at Hanover. Linn won the first set over the Tigers, 25- 12, before Washington County recovered and easily w

BACKROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 13:43:00