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DHHS Seeking Qualified Kinship Navigator Providers

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has issued a request for applications for agencies and organizations to be part of a new service array to benefit and support extended family and f... Read More

Farmers Union members urge 'Immediate and Decisive' climate action

The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry held a  hearing on Tuesday dedicated to the issue of climate change and the agricultural sector. Four witnesses - including two farmers, a professor of animal science, and the previo... Read More

Huskers advance to Big Ten Tournament Championship Game

Omaha, Neb. – The Nebraska baseball team (31-21) won the semifinal rematch against Michigan, 7-3, in front of 11,038 fans at TD Ameritrade Park on Saturday night to earn a spot in the championship game. The Huskers will face the winner of Ohio Sta... Read More

Trump says year-round E-15 is “Coming.”

President Donald Trump says the summertime ban on higher ethanol blends is a “ridiculous rule.” However, SP Global Dot Com says during a press conference last Thursday, he didn’t give any new timeline for giving consumers year-round access t... Read More

I-80 bridge work in Kimball set to begin in June

Weather permitting, bridge work will begin June 17 on I-80 over Highway 71, Iowa Civil Contracting, Inc., of Victor, Iowa has the $536,205 contract. Work will include concrete bridge deck and approach repair, bridge joint nosing installation and a... Read More

Project asks – can farmers produce rubber from dandelions

Crops growing in the numerous small plots at the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center this summer will include the usual assortment of dry beans, corn, sugar beets, peas and various alternative crops. In their midst, one small plot has rows of... Read More

“100 Days of Summer” Starts This Weekend

As the summer travel season kicks into gear this Memorial Day weekend, Troopers across the state will be working diligently to keep Nebraska’s roadways safe. “Summer is a time for vacations, barbeques, and making great memories with family and f... Read More

Smith: Honoring our Heroes on Memorial Day

Each year on the last Monday of May, we pay tribute to those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country. If it were not for these heroes, we would not have the freedoms we currently enjoy and exercise every day. Next month, June ... Read More

Trade aid details still unsure

Thursday’s disaster aid package rollout was good news for agriculture, but many of the details are still uncertain. The total aid amount could come in at $16 billion and will cover a wider range of crops than last year’s aid to farmers. Howeve... Read More News: May 24, 2019

Today on News: Two people have been federally indicted following a March traffic stop in Banner County The man charged with sexually assaulting a young Scotts Bluff County girl has case bound over to District Court New book all abo... Read More

EAA 608 invites the public to Airport Appreciation and Fly-in day June 1

The general public is invited to the Western Nebraska Regional Airport next weekend to take part in the annual Airport Appreciation and Fly-in Day, sponsored by local chapter 608 of the Experimental Aircraft Association. EAA 608 member Dave Strang... Read More