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Agriculture Committee Looks Into State's Food Deserts

LINCOLN--As many rural Nebraska communities continue to shrink, the number of food deserts across the state is increasing, with people driving long distances to obtain nutritious and affordable food. ... Read More

Stithem spends a lifetime impacting education

    Louis “Louie” Stithem was driven by fire to pursue a career in education – literally.  He’s been an influence in the field for 55 years and has no plans to stop any time soon.   Stithem, 78, has spent the majority ... Read More

Kansas senators seek to pause bond program

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas senators are working to keep Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration from approving new economic development projects that cost the state sales tax revenue. Senators approved a budget bill Thursday with an amendment prevent... Read More

Budget patches have Kansas lawmakers seeing broader problems

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas legislators are preparing to close a deficit largely with budget juggling, and a growing number are seeing broad problems with how the state is managing its finances. Conservative Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s crit... Read More

Challenge to Nebraska's limit on paternity requests rejected

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Supreme Court has rejected a constitutional challenge to the state's 4-year statute of limitations on paternity requests. The opinion comes in the case of a Union, Nebraska man who sought paternity and custody o... Read More

(AUDIO) Nebraska Cattlemen's Classic Features Horses Opening Weekend

The Nebraska Cattlemen's Classic is officially underway in Kearney at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds. It's the 25th Anniversary for the Classic which has grown into one of the premiere cattle events in the country. Added a few years ago were ranch... Read More

This week in the Legislature

LINCOLN--Bills regarding driver's safety and drug use took center stage at various committee hearings in the Legislature this past week. Texting while driving would be classified as a primary offense if LB668 is passed. The bill, which was intro... Read More

New Groundwater Exchange Program Approved by CPNRD

The proposed Rules and Regulations for the new Groundwater Exchange Program were approved by the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) board of directors on Thursday.  The Groundwater Exchange will allow producers to temporarily sel... Read More

 NPPC Urges Improved FMD Vaccine Bank

Citing the seriousness of the disease and the devastation it could cause the U.S. livestock industry, NPPC this week urged congressional lawmakers and the Obama administration to make dealing with an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) a priorit... Read More

Vikings Sweep Warriors At Home

Arapahoe traveled to Bertrand on Friday night, looking to capture a couple of wins on the road, but were unable to capture a victory in either the girls or the boys game. The girls game started out promising for Arapahoe as with two minutes to go in... Read More

Man gets over 17 years for Kearney credit union robbery

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A judge has sentenced a Chicago man to over 17 years in prison for robbing a Kearney credit union. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Kopf sentenced 29-year-old Patrick Wigley on Friday to 17 years and six months in priso... Read More