Outdoor Family Fun Day Cancelled for 2019

Outdoor Family Fun Day Cancelled for 2019

VALENTINE, NE: Outdoor Family Fun Day, scheduled for Saturday, May 18, 2019, has been cancelled due to poor predicted weather and conditions. It will not be rescheduled this year, but look for the event again next year. Concurrently, the Niobrara Council’s River...
USDA Reopens Continuous CRP Signup

USDA Reopens Continuous CRP Signup

USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will accept applications beginning June 3, 2019, for certain practices under the continuous Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) signup and will offer extensions for expiring CRP contracts. The 2018 Farm Bill reauthorized CRP, one of the...
Three Rural NE Airports Receive DOT Grants

Three Rural NE Airports Receive DOT Grants

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Commerce Committee, released the following statement after the Department of Transportation (DOT) announced three Nebraska airports, Gordon, Red Cloud, and Thomas County, will be awarded supplemental...
Discover Niobrara’s Fossil Past

Discover Niobrara’s Fossil Past

Join State Highway Paleontologist Shane Tucker for trip back in time at the Niobrara Visitor Center on Friday, May 24th, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Tucker will have a presentation, fossil specimens, and reconstructions to help people envision the creatures that roamed this...
Update from VFD

Update from VFD

Update from the Valentine Volunteer Fire Department: At the annual meeting in May, the following people were elected to office: Chief: Terry Engles, Assistant Chief: William Beel, President: Chad Gale, Secretary-Treasurer: Guy Tiekle. As of May 1, there are 44 members...