Local

Landowners Attorney Presents Case In Nebraska Court

Landowners Attorney Presents Case In Nebraska Court

Three Nebraska Landowners are contending the state legislature gave the Governor illegal power to take away their land for TransCanada’s Keystone pipeline project.  The landowners, Randy Thompson, Susan Luebbe and  Susan Dunavan represented by Domina law firm were in Lancaster County Court late last week.   Attorney Dave Domina says they presented a strong case in asking that the legislation giving the Governor eminent domain power be struck down.

Domina says only oral arguments were given and the Judge took the case under advisement and will issue a written decision later.

State Assistant Attorney General Katherine Spohn argued Nebraska resident’s rights were not violated telling the Judge that the measure complied with the state’s constitution. The Judge gave no time frame for when the decision would be issued.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Mid America Economy Solid; Some Future Worries

Fresh
money farm

The monthly Mid America economic report shows continued slow growth, for now.

in Local

Second Year of SD Tuition Freeze in the Works

Fresh
SDSU

South Dakota University Presidents are working with the Board of Regents in the hopes of another freeze in tuition.

in Agriculture

Iowa Cattle Leader Concerned With APHIS Rule

Fresh
Capital 2

USDA’s animal and plant health inspection service has published a rule in the federal register allowing importation of beef from…

in National, World

U.S. forces carry out operation against al Shabaab

Fresh
shabaab

U.S. military forces carried out an operation on Monday against al Shabaab militants in Somalia.

in Agriculture

Farm Bureau Working On Policy

Fresh
mo river 51412

South Dakota’s county farm bureau groups have sent in their policy recommendation issues list for the full membership to consider…