Rick and Gwen Kotschwar were in Grand Island on Saturday to watch granddaughter, Elle Heckenlively of Gretna, play volleyball.
Is it the very hungry caterpillar or an army of fall armyworms? Fall armyworms have been causing significant damage to some alfalfa fields in southeastern Nebraska the past few weeks. Producers have watched a nice alfalfa field be nearly completely stripped of leaves in a matter of a few days by these pests, reducing their yield substantially.
The Red Cross is looking for Disaster Action Team members in Dawson County. These responders would be trained by the Red Cross to administer immediate financial and emotional support, as well referrals to spiritual, health, and mental health support to assist people as they navigate through disasters. We are offering this one day training, in person, or virtually, and will be available in person to answer questions and assist with any training needs. Please consider becoming a Disaster Action Team member. The need is great and we appreciate any assistance.