Below are links to various news articles and / or video the League feels might be of interest to you and your community. Clicking the link will take you to the website of that particular news organization.

Lawsuit over food trucks should be tossed, City of Omaha says, Omaha World-Herald, June 23, 2016

Norfolk Daily News, Norfolk Daily News, June 23, 2016

Packing the Pony Express Mail, Scottsbluff Star-Herald, June 23, 2016

Nebraska Sen. Jim Scheer of Norfolk to run for speaker, Grand Island Independent, June 23, 2016

Grand Island mayor recommends police captain as next chief, Kearney Hub, June 9, 2016

New trails explored in West Point; more study needed, Norfolk Daily News, June 9, 2016

Tree-killing emerald ash borer found in Omaha; 'what’s to come is not pleasant', Omaha World-Herald, June 9, 2016

City of Omaha will begin treating ash trees with insecticide to kill emerald ash borer, Omaha World-Herald, June 9, 2016

Grand Island Fire Department approved for training simulator grant, Grand Island Independent, June 8, 2016

City council approves public safety study, Columbus Telegram, June 7, 2016



















































































Legislative News

Items of Interest to Municipalities

City and state leaders call for proactive approach to emerald ash borer

Lincoln Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks, Lincoln Mayor Chris Beutler, Plattsmouth Mayor Paul Lambert and Dr. Scott Josiah of the Nebraska Forest Service called for cities and the state to be proactive in dealing with the emerald ash borer (EAB), which is projected to cause more than $960 million in damage statewide. Costs can be contained by taking action now. Lincoln Southeast High School Students in the background spent time wrapping ribbons around the ash trees to show the impact of EAB when it strikes.

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