LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement regarding Executive Order 14008, also know as the “Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad.” It was signed by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on January 27, 2021.
February 16 - In light of the severe weather conditions affecting our area, The Nebraska Public Power District released this statement at approximately 10:30 am: “Please realize - The extreme cold weather event is ongoing and the conditions with SPP remain fluid, we need to stay prepared for the potential for rotating outages through the next 24-48 hours. Please continue to take all reasonable steps to conserve energy use. We will continue to provide updates as conditions evolve.”
A Calving Workshop “Assisting the Beef Cow at Calving” will be offered February 25, at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, 5015 W Rodeo Rd Ave., North Platte NE 69101. The program is free admission and sponsored by Nebraska Cattlemen’s Lincoln County Affiliate, Stockman’s Veterinary Clinic, and Nebraska Extension. The program will start with a social at 5:00 p.m., presentations starting at 5:45 pm with a break for dinner at 6:45 pm followed by a final presentation to end at 8:30 p.m. This program is being offered in person and virtually.