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Nebraska unemployment rate remains one of lowest in nation

Nebraska's unemployment rate stayed at 3% for the 13th straight month in June, keeping the state #3 in the nation behind South Dakota at 2.7% and New Hampshire at 2.8%. The national rate for just was ... Read More

Man to be sentenced in two cases after changing pleas

An 18 year old who had originally entered not guilty pleas to multiple charges in two separate cases changed his pleas in both cases Friday in Scotts Bluff County District Court. In the first case, Zachary Adams entered pleas of no contest to char... Read More

Major League Baseball

Friday's Scores INTERLEAGUE Final N-Y Yankees 3 San Francisco 2 ___ AMERICAN LEAGUE Final Oakland 1 Tampa Bay 0 13 Innings Final Baltimore 5 Cleveland 1 Final Seattle 2 Toronto 1 Final Minnesota 2 Boston 1 Final Houston 2 L.A. Angels 1 Fina... Read More

University of Nebraska Engineers Develop Drone to Ignite Prescribed Burns

OMAHA (DTN) -- Ranchers who use prescribed burns to control invasive plant species on their pastures could soon receive some help from above. Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have developed a prototype unmanned aerial vehicle -- com... Read More

U.S. Cattle on Feed Up 1 Percent, NE Down 4 and KS Up 6

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.4 million head on July 1, 2016. The inventory was 1 percent above July 1, 2015. The inventory included 6.87 million st... Read More

Miranda Raithel Earns Junior Bronze and Silver Awards

Miranda Raithel, Falls City, Neb., has earned the National Junior Angus Association’s (NJAA) Bronze and Silver awards, according to Jaclyn Clark, education and events director of the American Angus Association® in Saint Joseph, Mo. The 16-year-... Read More

(AUDIO) USDA Reminds Nebraska Producers of Aug. 1 Deadline to Enroll in ARC/PLC Programs

(LINCOLN, Nebraska) July 22, 2016 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Nebraska Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Dan Steinkruger reminds farmers and ranchers they have until Aug. 1 to enroll in Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and/or ... Read More

July 22, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.99 (+0.11) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.99 (+0.11) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.99 (+0.11) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.38 (+0.11) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.38 (+0.11) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Nebraska State Patrol consolidating dispatch centers; will affect 6 local jobs

The Nebraska State Patrol is getting ready to begin phase two of a three phase plan to consolidate the six NSP Communication Centers down to three. In 2014, the first phase completed with the closure of the Troop B- Norfolk Communication Centers, ... Read More

NCTA names Dean’s awards

Curtis, Neb. – The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture at Curtis announced academic honors for the spring semester of 2016. Nine students were named to the Dean’s List with a 4.00 grade point average and 43 students were named to the Dea... Read More

Fire destroys Alliance mobile home, displaces family of five

A family of five escaped from a fire that destroyed an Alliance mobile home Thursday evening. photo courtesy Troy Shoemaker Alliance Fire Chief Troy Shoemaker told KNEB News crews were called to structure fire a D7 Meadows in Alliance just bef... Read More