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Study Shows Aquifers Contaminated by Natural Uranium

Nearly 2 million people throughout the Great Plains and California live above aquifer sites contaminated with natural uranium that is mobilized by human-contributed nitrate, according to a study from ... Read More

(Audio) Thayer Central Schools Serving Locally Grown Nebraska Beef

Yesterday a celebration was held at Thayer Central High School to kickoff their new school lunch program that will include fresh locally raised beef donated by area producers. "We are very excited about the program. We are in the process of having... Read More

Cirrus House receives Wellness Grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska

Cirrus House in Scottsbluff Thursday was presented with a $4,900 Wellness Grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska for it's "Live Long-Live Strong" program. Executive Director Brent Anderson says the program was created to provide resourc... Read More

Bayard residents without gas service due to service line cut

Residents in Bayard will be without gas service for approximately 8 to 10 hours after a road construction crew cut a main gas line at 11th and main Street around 7:45 a.m. A media release from the Morrill County Sheriff's office says residents in ... Read More

Chadron Mayor takes stand against SDL's after death of daughter

Chadron Mayor Paris Fisher says from now on he will vote against every special designated liquor license that comes before the city council. Fisher's 33-year old daughter Gabby was killed a little over a week ago in an accident blamed on a drunk b... Read More

Anti-Death penalty group remains optimistic

In the wake of petitioners collecting enough signatures to allow voters to decide on capital punishment in Nebraska, at least one group remains optimistic that the death penalty will no longer be an option in the Cornhusker State. Nebraskans for A... Read More

Smith signs pro contract

Lincoln – Former Husker Leslee Smith became the second Husker to sign a professional contract this offseason, as he signed to play with La Salle in Bolivia. La Salle plays in the Liga Sudamericana and the season runs from late September until Decem... Read More

Husker volleyball starts this weekend

The No. 5 Nebraska volleyball team opens the 2015 regular season with the Nebraska Invitational at the Bob Devaney Sports Center this weekend. The Huskers will host Tulsa on Friday night at 7 p.m. in the season opener. NU will then play Grand Cany... Read More

Gering volleyball scrimmage moved to tonight

The Annual Gering High School Blue-Gold Volleyball Scrimmage originally scheduled for Saturday has been moved to tonight at 6 p.m. at the Gering High School gym. The public is invited to attend the price of attendance is a bottle of water. &nbs... Read More

USDA Awards Energy Funding to 23 Nebraska Recipients

Twenty-three Nebraska applicants have been selected to receive $486,026 in grants from USDA Rural Development through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP).  Funds will be used to install renewable energy systems and make energy efficiency imp... Read More

I-80 / I-35 Border to Border Traffic Safety Inititative planned for Wyoming/Nebraska

In an effort to reduce serious injury and fatality crashes on our Nation’s interstate system, the Wyoming Highway Patrol will be participating in a multi-state traffic safety initiative that will be in effect August 28th through August 30th on Inte... Read More