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Today on News: Gering Senator John Stinner talks about Medicaid expansion and the effect it may have in the legislature Local journalists talk about Thursday night discussion at Midwes... Read More

Just-launched Study to Gauge Aviation Industry’s Economic Impact on  Nebraska

Aviation Counts!, a study of the aviation industry’s economic impact on Nebraska, took off last Friday, Oct. 12, with an event at Lincoln Airport. The study, funded by the Federal Aviation Administration, is the first of its kind since 2002. ... Read More

Continuing Momentum of Free Trade Agreements  Welcome News for Soybean Growers

Trade negotiations are officially on the horizon with the European Union, Japan and the United Kingdom, continuing the momentum generated by a bilateral deal with South Korea (KORUS) and a renegotiated NAFTA agreement with Mexico and Canada, now the ... Read More


LINCOLN – Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Steve Wellman today announced the appointment of Amelia Breinig to the position of assistant director. Breinig, who has education and experience in communications and international trade... Read More

Applying Interconnected Game Theory to Analyze Transboundary Waters: A Case Study of the Kura-Araks Basin

A number of environmental problems are international in nature, including many water management issues. Rivers, for example, do not recognize political boundaries. Therefore, pollution generated in one country can affect neighboring countries, while ... Read More

Trudeau Says USMCA Keeps China Trade Door Open

Canada’s Prime Minister says the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement allows Canada to move forward with trade talks with China. Despite a provision in the text of the agreement that allows the U.S. to opt-out of the deal if Canada or Mexico engages wi... Read More

More out state spending driving better marketing results for Tourism Commission

The Executive Director of the Nebraska Tourism Commission says the state is getting better results with its marketing by spending more of that money out of state. John Ricks says taking the message to people outside of Nebraska has resulted in rec... Read More

Do We Really Need a Reminder to Vote?

Thomas Jefferson, one of the leading architects of our republic, is often quoted as Election Day nears. His words serve as a reminder that every American has a responsibility to participate in the election process and vote for legislators and a gover... Read More

Ski season ramping up in Colorado with more openings

Ski season is ramping up in Colorado. Arapahoe Basin Ski Area plans to open for the season Friday and Loveland Ski Area will follow on Saturday. Arapahoe Basin is often one of the first ski resorts to open in North America. Last weekend Wolf... Read More

Hernias In Calves

Question: We had a big calf born during the night with intestines exposed. It was dead when I found it. I assume this was a herniation of some sort, as it was near the umbilical cord. Was this just a fluke of nature or some sort of inherited disorde... Read More

Foley recognizes long-time state employees for their service

Lt. Governor Mike Foley was in Scottsbluff Tuesday morning to congratulate long-time state employees in the panhandle for their service to government and the public. Many state employees received length of service awards for being in their job any... Read More