The celebration of America’s Independence is a long-held tradition, now often celebrated with food, family, friends and fireworks. Fireworks stands will be opening for business in the next few days when customers can purchase them between the dates of June 25th and ending at midnight on July 4th. In preparation for the upcoming Fourth of July, the Brown County Sheriff’s Office and the local fire departments wish to remind the public about the regulations concerning fireworks.
LINCOLN – At an afternoon press briefing, Governor Pete Ricketts announced the next steps in the State’s phased plan to loosen restrictions that have been in place during the coronavirus pandemic. The new directed health measures (DHMs), easing restrictions on businesses and activities, took effect June 22, 2020. Most counties in Nebraska (89 out of 93) will move to “Phase 3” of the reopening. Dakota, Hall, Hamilton, and Merrick counties will move to “Phase 2.”
Valentine, Nebraska – Come learn more about nature!! The Niobrara National Scenic River, along with the Niobrara Council, is offering opportunities for the public to participate in scientific research on Friday afternoons at 1:00 p.m. These will continue through July 31. They will take place at the Niobrara National Scenic River Visitor Center in Valentine. The address is 214 W. Highway 20. The topic for June 26, 2020 is Creek Critters.
North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) was made aware of four additional cases in the district. Two new cases reported for Holt County, one new case for Rock County, and one new case and one new recovery for Knox County.
It’s summer, and we’re hosing around filling ponds, pools, hot tubs, watering our lawns, and applying pesticides. What can this mean for healthy water? First let’s look at some of the definitions.