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West Nile virus discovered in Dawson Co. mosquitos - Lexington Clipper Herald
Mosquitos testing positive for West Nile Virus were found in Dawson County, according to an announcement this week from Two Rivers Public Health Department. Mosquito bites transmit the virus to humans. To reduce the risk of contracting the virus, limited ...
Heineman fires back at critics of letter - Lexington Clipper Herald
LINCOLN — Gov. Dave Heineman fired back Thursday at critics of his letter seeking information about the unaccompanied illegal immigrant children in Nebraska. The governor responded a day after the ACLU of Nebraska and veteran Latino activist Ben Salazar ...
Heineman criticized for letter on migrant kids - Lexington Clipper Herald
LINCOLN — A civil liberties group and a veteran Latino activist chastised Gov. Dave Heineman Wednesday over a letter seeking information about unaccompanied illegal immigrant children who have been transferred to the state. Heineman sent the letter, co ...
Buffett gives away a record $2.8 billion to charities - Lexington Clipper Herald
Warren Buffett donated a record $2.8 billion in securities to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and four Buffett family foundations, bringing his total contributions to the foundations over the past eight years to $18.7 billion. In 2007 Buffett pledged ...
Midlands foresters gird for invasive beetle’s arrival - Lexington Clipper Herald
For several years, foresters and city officials across Nebraska have been bracing for its arrival. They’ve inventoried and laid plans. They’ve watched as it has marched into the Kansas City area, skipped into Colorado and popped up in Creston, Iowa.
Local storm damage may not have big impacts on state, crop insurance will cushion the financial blow for Hub Territory farmers - Lexington Clipper Herald
LINCOLN — As bad as damage seems to crops, grain bins, pivot irrigation systems and south-central Nebraska farmers’ 2014 prospects after June 14 and July 9 wind and hail storms, there likely will be few major effects beyond those localities. “Very ...
Vet’s appreciated at Dawson Co. Fair - Lexington Clipper Herald
LEXINGTON, Neb. – A mobile vet center and a tent with representatives from different veterans groups were available to help and inform military veterans Wednesday evening during Veteran’s Appreciation Day at the Dawson County Fair. The Vet Mobile ...
Calvary Assembly youth raise funds for needy kids - Lexington Clipper Herald
LEXINGTON, Neb. – After hearing about a prayer request from a local radio show for Darin Neben of Cublertson, Linda Shaw decided to get her Children’s Sunday School class at Calvary Assembly of God involved. Shaw, a children’s church director at ...
Border crisis makes its way to Nebraska - Lexington Clipper Herald
According to numerous reports the Department of Health and Human Services has placed about 200 undocumented youths detained along the United States southern border will be or are in the process of being relocated to sponsors and family members in Nebraska.
Border Crisis - Lexington Clipper Herald
Detainees walk in a line at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility, Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Brownsville,Texas. CPB provided media tours Wednesday of two locations in Brownsville and Nogales, Ariz. that have been central to processing ...