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Severe Thunderstorm Watch


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH
325 IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN IOWA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 2 COUNTIES

IN SOUTHWEST IOWA

HARRISON              

IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA

MONONA                

IN NEBRASKA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 23 COUNTIES

IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA

BURT                  BUTLER                DODGE                
DOUGLAS               SARPY                 SAUNDERS             
WASHINGTON            

IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA

BOONE                 CEDAR                 COLFAX               
CUMING                MADISON               PIERCE               
PLATTE                STANTON               THURSTON             
WAYNE                 

IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA

CASS                  GAGE                  JEFFERSON            
LANCASTER             SALINE                SEWARD               

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ALBION, ASHLAND, BEATRICE, BELLEVUE, 
BLAIR, COLERIDGE, COLUMBUS, CRETE, DAVID CITY, DECATUR, DUNLAP, 
FAIRBURY, FREMONT, HARTINGTON, LA VISTA, LAUREL, LINCOLN, LOGAN, 
LYONS, MACY, MAPLETON, MILFORD, MISSOURI VALLEY, NORFOLK, 
OAKLAND, OMAHA, ONAWA, OSMOND, PAPILLION, PENDER, PIERCE, 
PLAINVIEW, PLATTSMOUTH, RANDOLPH, SCHUYLER, SEWARD, ST. EDWARD, 
STANTON, TEKAMAH, WAHOO, WALTHILL, WAYNE, WEST POINT, WILBER, 
WINNEBAGO, WISNER, WOODBINE, AND YUTAN.
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Scrap Tire Collection in Cuming County


Cuming County has been awarded a grant from the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality for the purpose of having a scrap tire collection. The Nebraska Loess Hills Resource, Conservation and Development Council (RC&D), Papio-Missouri River NRD, Lower Elkhorn NRD, City of West Point, and the Cuming County Fairboard are partnering to organize the collection. The tentative date for this collection is August 19 and will be held in West Point.

The RC&D has applied for funding for an electronic waste and a series of HHW (household hazardous waste) collections. Details will be in future Little News.

 

Severe Thunderstorm Watch


Severe Thunderstorm Watch 156 remains in effect until 1200 am CDT NE . Nebraska counties included are Adams Buffalo Burt Butler Cass Clay Colfax Cuming Dodge Douglas Fillmore Franklin gage Hall Hamilton Harlan Jefferson Johnson Kearney Lancaster Madison Merrick Nance Nemaha Nuckolls Otoe Pawnee Phelps Platte Polk Richardson Saline Sarpy Saunders Seward Stanton Thayer Thurston Washington Wayne Webster York

Burt and Cuming County Housing Receive Nielsen Grant


 

“I am very excited to announce that our organization, along with the Cuming County EDC, has been approved for a grant to help in the demolition of dilapidated housing in Burt County.  We will be receiving $75,000 to be used for this. We are working on an application that the communities will use to apply for funding.  More on this as we get it,” stated Patty Plugge, Executive Director Burt County Economic Development Corporation.Press Release-Nielsen Grant

Career Day at UNL


Do you know what you want to be when you grow up?  To help you explore different options for potential careers, you are invited to spend a day looking at a variety of career opportunities programs available at the University of Nebraska.

 

During a daylong tour at the University of Nebraska’s East Campus participants will explore programs in Vet Science, Ag Economics, Landscape Design, Bio-Medical, Hotel & Restaurant Management, and Ag Communications/ Journalism.  There will also be a tour of Memorial Stadium and the training facilities.

 

This is a great opportunity for all area girls and boys ages 14 to 17 and their parents. We will enjoy a nice meal before returning to home.

 

UNL Extension in Cuming County has taken the lead in planning this Career Day at UNL and they have invited any other students and their parent(s) to attend Wednesday, July 30, leaving from the Cuming County Courthouse in West Point at 6:45 a.m. for a fun day at the University.  The cost of the day will be $12.50 per person which will include transportation, lunch and supper.  Please pre-register with the UNL Extension office in Cuming County for the UNL Day by Friday, July 25.  To pre-register contact the Extension Office at 402/372-6006 and make checks payable to Cuming County 4-H Council.

 

Mary Loftis,

Extension Assistant
UNL Extension – Burt County
111 North 13th Street, Suite 6
Tekamah, NE 68061
Phone: (402) 374-2929

Fax: (402) 374-2930

Internet: mloftis2@unl.edu

Scrap Tire Collection Grant Awarded to Cuming County


Cuming County has been awarded a grant from the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality for the purpose of having a scrap tire collection. The Nebraska Loess Hills Resource, Conservation and Development Council (RC&D), Papio- Missouri River NRD, Lower Elkhorn NRD, City of West Point, and the Cuming County Fairboard are partnering to organize the collection. The tentative date for this collection is September 5. It will be held in West Point.

The RC&D has applied for funding for an electronic waste and HHW (household hazardous waste) collections.

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