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Central Public Power to lower lake levels

Holdrege, Neb.  -- The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District will lower water levels at two of its regulating reservoirs this fall in preparation for shoreline inspections and maintenance projects at hydroelectric plants below the reservoirs. The water level at Jeffrey Lake will ...

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Central Public Power to lower lake levels

Holdrege, Neb.  -- The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District will lower water levels at two of its regulating reservoirs this fall in preparation for shoreline inspections and maintenance projects at hydroelectric plants below the reservoirs. The water level at Jeffrey Lake will ...

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Major fish die-off investigated at Olive Creek Lake

LINCOLN, Neb. – Low oxygen levels have caused a major die-off of fish at Olive Creek Lake, located southwest of Lincoln,  according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The remaining fish population is suspected to be small. The die-off was reported by the public and investigated by Game...

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Dad gets jail, probation for beating 13-year-old son

Norfolk, Neb. -- A Norfolk man has been sentenced to jail and given probation for beating his 13-year-old son. The Norfolk Daily News reports that the 36-year-old father on Thursday was given 60 days behind bars _ with credit for one day served _ and 18 months of probation. He'd been found guilty...

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NCTA in Top 25 trade schools

CURTIS, Neb. – A national spotlight shines brightly for students arriving this weekend to the campus of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture. Aggie students had their choice of higher education programs affirmed Thursday by a Forbes news article tabbing NCTA as ranking 16th among th...

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Weak economic growth likely in rural parts of 10 states

Omaha, Neb. -- The economy is expected to continue growing slowly in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states, but the ongoing trade disputes remain a concern. Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says grain prices have fallen even lower since the trade disputes erupted. The overall econ...

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