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NCBA Encouraged by

Colin Woodall, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs for the National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA), released the following statement: “The omnibus spending bill includes a number of ... Read More

Senators advance Nebraska speed limit bill, excluding I-80

A bill that would allow higher speed limits on Nebraska highways has won first-round approval in the Legislature, but it won't apply to Interstate 80. Senators advanced the measure on a 35-2 vote Wednesday after stripping out a provision that wou... Read More

Nebraska Gov. Ricketts vetoes sentence set-aside bill

Governor Pete Ricketts has vetoed a bill that would give former Nebraska prisoners and jail inmates the chance to have a judge set aside their convictions once they've served their time. The governor said Wednesday that the measure would apply to ... Read More

Husker Softball knocks off Creighton

Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska softball team (21-9) smashed in-state rival Creighton (11-10) at Bowlin Stadium Wednesday night by a score of 6-2. Kaylan Jablonski improved to 14-5 and picked up her eighth straight win. She pitched 4.0 innings a... Read More

Huskers outslug Oral Roberts

Tulsa, Okla. – In a game that saw both teams use six pitchers and combine for 21 runs, the Nebraska baseball team (12-9) took down Oral Roberts, 11-10, at J.L. Johnson Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. Nebraska scored one run in the top of the fi... Read More News: March 21, 2018

Today on News: The bears at Riverside Discovery Center are given names Scotts Bluff County Board signs off on technology for fire departments Local girls receive scholarships from local Soroptimist group Catch these stories- pl... Read More

Sen. Moran, Whip Scalise Introduce Bicameral Legislation Designed to Speed up Broadband Deployment Nationwide

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) – member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation – and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) introduced the Reducing Antiquated Permitting for Infrastructure Deploymen... Read More

Adam Freeburg resigns as Gering girls basketball coach

It's a busy time for Gering Activities Director, Glen Koski. One week after Todd Ekart resigned as head football coach, Koski has accepted the resignation of Adam Freeburg, who had been the girls basketball coach for the past 8 seasons. Here's ... Read More

Food assistance supports rural and urban communities

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- With talks underway in the nation’s capital on the 2018 Farm Bill, one of the topics under discussion is SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps. The program is considered the nation’s... Read More

Woman nabbed by Chadron police federally indicted on drug distribution charge

A 35-year-old woman has been federally charged in a two count indictment stemming from her February arrest in Chadron. Sara Boyd of Nampa, Idaho is charged with: Conspiracy to Distribute Less Than 50 Kilograms of Marijuana and Possession With Inte... Read More

Nebraska's Farmland Nutrient Balance Gap Widens

As Nebraska farmers continue to enjoy record yields, researchers are warning that nutrient removal is now outpacing nutrient application, a trend which could soon hit growers' bottom lines. These are the findings of an exclusive eKonomics... Read More