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Nebraska Farmers Union PAC Announces its 2016 General Election Endorsements

Lincoln, NE.  NEBFARMPAC, the political action committee of the Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU), announced the candidates they have endorsed for the 2016 the general election that includes eight NeFU m... Read More

Dr. Martin Massengale Chosen as Rotary Nebraskan of the Year

The Lincoln Rotary Club #14 is pleased to announce Dr. Martin Massengale as the 2016 Nebraskan of the Year.   The award was presented October 18th in Lincoln. The Rotary #14 Nebraskan of the Year award was established to honor and recognize t... Read More

Russian Duma Reiterates Call for US to Lift Cuba Trade Embargo

A call to lift the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba has once again come from the Russian Duma ahead of an Oct. 26 vote at the United Nations (UN). In the statement, the Russian parliamentarian condemned U.S. sanctions against Cuba. U.S. politics on t... Read More

4th Save-A-Rack at Backaracks Bra Auction for Festival of Hope tonight

October is breast cancer awareness month, and for a fourth straight year, the Save-a-Rack at Backaracks bra auction fundraiser for Festival of Hope is coming up this evening. Hilarious decorated bras will be auctioned off to the highest bidder, wi... Read More

Inmate helped 2 others escape, Nebraska investigator says

An investigator says an inmate helped two others escape a Lincoln prison in a laundry truck. Nebraska State Patrol investigator Cory Townsend testified at a hearing Tuesday that the inmate piled clothes atop Timothy Clausen and Armon Dixon, who'd ... Read More

Australian Government Plans to Ratify TPP in 2017

Legislation to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal will be introduced in the Australian parliament early in 2017, officials told a recent Australian Senate committee hearing. The committee questioned officials of the Department of Defens... Read More

Motorists should use caution to avoid collisions with deer

Deer are more active this time of the fall. Crops are being harvested and deer breeding season is in full swing. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has suggestions to help drivers avoid deer-vehicle accidents and lessen the risk of injury or vehi... Read More

Humanities Nebraska grant helps fund upcoming

Friends of the Midwest Theater receives Humanities Nebraska Grant for the “Ranky Tanky” performance on Nov 10, 2016. The Midwest Theater has received a grant in the amount of $5,430.00 from Humanities Nebraska. This program is one of many gran... Read More

Basketball camps coming up at Gering High School

If you've got a daughter in Gering that's looking to play some basketball then you'll want to have her in attendance for some upcoming basketball camps. The Junior High camp for girls in 7th and 8th grades will be this Saturday, October 29th from ... Read More

U.S. Pork Industry Seeks the Pig Farmers of Tomorrow

DES MOINES, IOWA – Oct. 26, 2016 – As National Pork Month draws to a close, the Pork Checkoff is launching a new national awards program to recognize, inspire and connect the next generation of American pig farmers. Through Nov. 22, the National... Read More

High School volleyball scores from Tuesday

The Gering Lady Bulldogs fell to 8-25 on the season last night with a loss at Ogallala. The finals in that three game sweep were 25-11, 25-9, and 25-12. Gering Head Coach Dave Lashley said it was a tough assignment, "I thought our kids gave good e... Read More