Ag & Business

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Becky Kuntzelman | Johnson Publications
Josh Burke, top left, Aaron Greene and Makenna Castor demonstrate setting up the tripod to rappel into the grain bin.

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A volunteer “victim” and two rescuers demonstrate how to use harnesses, ropes and a rescue tube to free someone trapped in a grain bin.

Grain bin safety instructor: accidents expected to be high

Mid-Plains Community College (MPCC) held a grain bin safety training class last Thursday at the new Imperial fire hall location.

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Russ Pankonin | Johnson Publications
Keith and Doris Olsen of Grant were among the honorees to be named Distinguished NEBRASKAlanders during the NEBRASKAland Foundation’s annual Statehood Dinner in Lincoln Feb. 29. Speaker of the Legislature Sen. Jim Scheer, left, read a resolution passed by the Legislature in their honor and Gov. Pete Ricketts presented them with a crystal award in commemoration of their efforts.

Olsens recognized as Distinguished Nebraskalanders

    Lifelong Perkins County farmer Keith Olsen and his wife, Doris, of Grant were recognized as one of three recipients of the 2020 Distinguished NEBRSKAlander honor from the NEBRASKAland Foundatio



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