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Property tax deadline for some Nebraskans is March 31

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An important tax deadline for Nebraskans in three counties is March 31.  Douglas County Treasurer John Ewing says that is the deadline to pay the first half of 2014 personal property taxes. Ewing says, “Unfortunately with the state statutes that are in place for people who don’t pay the property taxes that interest accrues at […]

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Check the treasurer’s list, you could be due a big check

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Hundreds of thousands of Nebraskans and former residents are wealthier than they know. State Treasurer Don Stenberg says his office has millions of dollars in unclaimed property just waiting for its rightful owners. “By law, we’re required to publish in all of the statewide newspapers the list of the names of persons that we’ve received […]

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Governor, lawmakers at odds over tax relief

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Gov. Pete Ricketts and state lawmakers don’t seem to be on the same page on tax relief. Not only did the legislature’s Revenue Committee pass on a bill that would have lowered property taxes for farmers, it has endorsed an increase in the gas tax. Ricketts has backed a measure that would lower the percentage […]

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Ag land property tax relief bill likely dead for the session

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Nebraska Farm Bureau leaders are disappointed by Wednesday’s decision by the Unicameral’s Revenue Committee to not advance a measure decreasing ag land valuations. The Farm Bureau had supported a bill that would have lowered the valuation of agricultural land from 75% to 65%. Bureau president Steve Nelson says property taxes have risen dramatically in the […]

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5 horses removed from Boone County farm

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Five horses were rescued by the Nebraska Humane Society from a farm in Boone County on Friday.  The Boone County Sheriff’s Department sent a request to NHS and three equine team members responded to the call. The owner willing relinquished the animals. Several deceased horses were found also found on the property.    Charges are pending […]

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KDOT Reminder: Political Signs Not Allowed On Highway Right Of Way

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It’s a sign of the season – campaigning to support your favorite political candidate. However, if your plans involve placing a political sign, the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) reminds you to make sure it’s not located on highway right of way. By law, all right of way on state highways is to be used exclusively for public highway purposes. ...

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KDOT Fire

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Efforts are under way by the Kansas Department of Transportation to identify persons whose property may have been damaged in a grass fire Monday afternoon in Graham County.  The fire started about 3 p.m. as a KDOT crew was sealing cracks on U.S. 24 about five miles east of Hill City. The fire burned an area about six miles long ...

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Court Report

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A Norton man was sentenced for two of three charges against him in Norton County Magistrate Court.  Mitch Kachel was charged with one count each of criminal trespass, criminal damage to property, and interfering with law enforcement.  Those charges are in connection with the alleged September 18th break in in Edmond.  In a plea agreement, Kachel pled guilty to criminal trespass ...

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Unclaimed Property Tour

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  As a part of the Treasurer’s “Unclaimed Property Returns” tour Treasurer Ron Estes and staff members traveled throughout Kansas talking about and searching for Kansan’s unclaimed property.  Treasurer Estes pledged to visit all 105 counties in his first year in office and fulfilled that promise.  So far in 2011 65,913 claims totaling $14,433,929 have been returned to Kansans. the ...

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Court Report

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An Almena man will be sentenced at a later date in Norton CountyDistrict Court.  Brandon Towery was charged with one count each of burglary and felony theft.  Those charges are in connection with an alleged incident at the property owned by Ed Desbien between March 30th and April 21st of last year.  The burglary charge was dismissed and Towery pled guilty ...

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Norton City Council sets Agenda

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The hearing for an unsafe property will be on the agenda for the Norton City Council tonight.  The council has granted two extensions to Kevin Wiltfong for his properties at 507, 509 and 511 North graves.  The council granted the second extension at the last meeting with the stipulation that Wiltfong or his representative be at this meeting tonight.  Also, the council ...

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Norton City Council Agenda

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THE PUBLIC HEARING FOR AN ABATEMENT OF PROPERTY AND THE RESIGNATION OF A COUNCIL MEMBER WILL BE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON CITY COUNCIL TONIGHT.  THE COUNCIL WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING AT 5:45 FOR PROPERTIES AT 507, 509 AND 511 NORTH GRAVES AT PROPERTY OWNED BY KEVIN WILTFONG.  MAYOR DAVID CORNS WILL PRESENT THE RESIGNATION OF A COUNCIL PERSON FROM ...

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