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Nebraska lawmaker calls for tightening child seat belt laws

A state senator says Nebraska should keep children safe by requiring seat belts on school buses and mandating car seats for children younger than 8 years old. Sen. Robert Hilkemann of Omaha told a... Read More

Update on Nebraska Conservation Compliance Reviews

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has been working with Nebraska’s farmers and ranchers to protect natural resources for over 80 years. During that time, one thing has remained the Agency’s main ... Read More

Struggling Farm Economy Could Worsen Nebraska Budget Woes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A struggling farm economy could mean more budget challenges for Nebraska lawmakers this year, based on new state estimates. Members of the Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board offered a gloomy outlook for agriculture o... Read More

Inmate dies at Torrington prison

A 69-year-old inmate at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Torrington has died. The Wyoming Department of Corrections says Ronald D. Anderson died on Saturday from a terminal illness. The agency says Anderson was serving two 10-15 ... Read More

Crop Progress Looks at Winter Wheat, Livestock, Pasture and Range Conditions

For the month of February 2017, temperatures averaged six to eight degrees above normal across Nebraska, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Heavy snow occurred over northern portions of the State during the month. Tem... Read More

Shepard Earns All-Big Ten Honors

Nebraska sophomore Jessica Shepard earned All-Big Ten honors for the second straight season, claiming spots on the second team by both the coaches and Big Ten media when conference honors were announced on the BTN Women's Sports Report on Monday afte... Read More

Monarch project invites students to learn about conservation

Elementary students are being invited to get involved with the Monarchs on a Mission project by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The project aims to educate children by inviting them to color a monarch of their own. "Monarchs have been on t... Read More News: February 27, 2017

Today on News: Murder trial for William Reed begins in Scotts Bluff County District Court Bluffs man sentenced to prison for Christmas Day 2015 Burger King burglary Trump supporters rally in Scottsbluff Free mobile hearing clini... Read More

Husker Offense Comes Alive in Win

Cathedral City, Calif. - A six-run fourth inning powered the Nebraska softball team to a 10-6 victory over Oregon State on Sunday in the Huskers' final game at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic. Fueled by the six-run inning, Nebraska set season... Read More

Reed murder trial opens with video showing

A Scotts Bluff County District court jury viewed a half hour video Monday afternoon from the body camera of a Scottsbluff Police officer showing an uncontrollable William Reed, covered with blood, screaming he killed his brother Christopher. The 4... Read More

Registration Draws Near for 2017 Governor's Ag Conference

Early registration ends soon for the 29th Annual Governor’s Ag Conference, March 14-15, 2017, at the Holiday Inn and Convention Center in Kearney. After Feb. 28, the conference registration fee increases from $100 to $125. “The Governor’s Ag... Read More