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Business Reports for Sunday, Aug. 19

Bluestem officials plan for construction to begin in September. Polk County Rural Public Power District, with headquarters in nearby Stromsburg, will purchase 100 percent of the General Electric turbine’s output through a long-term power purchase agreement that includes a guaranteed price for the li

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-19 04:45:00

‘Selfish’ student wants to make amends after 30 years

After she made the down payment, I realized there was no way I could afford it and backed out of the lease, leaving my friend about $675 in the hole. She was naturally upset, and my stupid and selfish act basically ended our friendship.


Kevin Spacey’s new movie ‘Billionaire Boys Club’ grossed just $126 on first night

Kevin Spacey’s first film since he was accused of sexual misconduct hit theaters this weekend, and raked in a dismal $126 on opening night.“Billionaire Boys Club” opened Friday night in eight theaters across the U.S., in cities including Phoenix, Detroit, New Orleans and Miami.But the James Cox-dire

HASTINGS TRIBUNE - 2018-08-19 23:30:00

Nebraska Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments at York College

Appeals Court to hold sessions at York CollegeThe Nebraska Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments Sept. 13 at York College in York, Nebraska.The court’s College Campus Initiative invites students on campus, professors and high school students and teachers as well. The court annually holds oral ar

OMAHA.COM - 2018-08-18 22:45:00

Friend’s stepdaughter makes unwelcome advance

Dear Annie:My best friend’s 20-something-year-old stepdaughter, “Tina,” unsuccessfully attempted to seduce my husband of 25 years, “Brad.” He had contact with Tina through a business connection. He had complained repeatedly to me that she was coming on to him, but I thought he was exaggerating until

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-19 05:00:00

Student sendoff: Back to school festivities have something for everyone

York Public School 9th-grader Emma Nolan, 11th-grader Anne Thomas, and 8th-grader Trey Harms played the school song before a large crowd at Thursday night’s back-to-school pep rally. The band also performed “Make Me Smile” from their marching show “The Music of Chicago.”News-Times/Jessica Votipka


NJ Marine Warning and Forecast

NJ Marine Warnings and Forecast for Saturday, August 11, 2018—————MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT


Road N railroad crossing to get upgrade

“This will be paved from right-of-way to right-of-way, so the cost will be slightly higher,” Keim said.


Semi accident slows traffic on I-80, minor injuries reported

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. —A semi accident Sunday morning slowed traffic on Interstate 80, but nobody was seriously injured.

1011NOW.COM - 2018-08-19 14:10:00

York softball opens year with question marks

As far as the offense goes, Norquest, Peterson and Seevers all put up some respectable numbers in 2017, but will need a lot of help from the newcomers to be effective.


Disabled adult gets run-around trying to seek justice

I have a disability, and my place of employment is discriminating against me based on that disability. I finally filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and waited. Having heard nothing, I phoned just to make sure the EEOC got the forms. After repeatedly calling, I finally


Nebraska County Countdown 16: Seward County - Throwing Rocks And A Broom At A Dorm Window

Seward, Nebraska is the county seat of Seward County. The other big city is Milford. Villages include: Goehner, Pleasant Dale, Staplehurst, Utica, Beaver Crossing, Bee, Cordova, and Garland. I either didn’t know there was a “Bee, Nebraska” or forgot.


Selling off the ambulance service?

“The York Fire Department has been a paid department for 125 years,” Sorensen said, during the open forum portion of the city council meeting. “There are 12 paid staff members with a fire chief and a deputy fire chief,” as well as many volunteers.


2018 Metro Guide: Friends & Neighbors

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OMAHA.COM - 2018-08-19 05:01:00

Skala: Splashed with sun joyful party

I can still see my mother’s mouth, hanging open as wide as a railroad tunnel. I see my father standing behind her, so shocked he couldn’t speak. In front of them, spread out like a brilliant garden, friends and relatives shouted “Happy anniversary!”


Man allegedly assaulted by couple

John Jacobitz, who lives in Fairmont, said the assault took place outside 120 Ashton Ave. at about 1:45 p.m.


Won’t you be my neighbor?

During the three cycles Fairmont has participated in this federal program, 28 homes in the village have been refurbished. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Fairmont has 299 housing units total.


Early morning crash in Grand Island leaves two teens in critical condition

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – Two teenage sisters are in critical condition after an early morning crash on Highway 2 and North Road in Grand Island.Grand Island Police Department (GIPD) says that a 17-year-old and 14-year-old female were driving westbound on Highway 2 and making a left turn onto North Road


Public works director: "Situation is not good for the streets"

“Last year, the council approved a concrete patching project of $700,000 that was canceled early on and it won’t happen now,” Doht said. “This project is badly needed. The streets don’t make any money and cutting all funds for projects makes it difficult. There is no longer federal money for streets


Lincoln Elementary students gear up for first day of school

By 7:30 a.m., the 285 students at Lincoln filed into the building to begin their school day. Principal Maureen Oman said students ate breakfast together before heading into the gym, where they were “pumped up” at a brief assembly before beginning their day in their classrooms.