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(VIDEO) Federal officials open investigation into West Point explosion

WEST POINT, Neb.  Federal officials are opening an investigation into an explosion and fire at a northeast Nebraska petroleum distribution center that left seven people injured. The U.S. Departmen... Read More

Nebraska officials report year's 1st West Nile virus case

LINCOLN, Neb.  Nebraska health authorities have reported the state's first human case of West Nile virus for 2015. The Nebraska Health and Human Services Department said in a news release Thursday that someone who lives in the Central District He... Read More

Rabies Cases Rise in Kansas

The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Animal Health has identified a an increased number of rabies cases reported in Kansas this year. As of June 30, 69 cases of rabies have been confirmed in Kansas for 2015. Rabies testing is perfo... Read More

Hall County loses bid to raise fee for housing state inmates

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.  State officials have rejected Hall County's effort to raise its daily fee for housing state prisoners. County corrections director Fred Ruiz told the county Board of Supervisors on Tuesday that he'd sought $93 a day, an increa... Read More

USDA Energy Biomass Retrieval Incentives to Begin June 30

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini recently announced that FSA will begin accepting applications on June 30, 2015, from foresters and farmers seeking financial assistance to harvest and deliver b... Read More

Delgates Selected to Attend the 44th Annual NAYI

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) today announced the selection of nearly 190 Nebraska high school juniors and seniors to attend the 44th annual Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute (NAYI) next week from July 6-10 on the University of Neb... Read More

`Decline to Sign' campaign ads to air on radio in Nebraska

A group formed to oppose Nebraska's death penalty referendum is broadcasting its message on the radio. Nebraskans for Public Safety announced a statewide radio advertising campaign set to begin Thursday as part of its outreach to voters. The group h... Read More

NU Announces Naming Rights

The soon to be completed University of Nebraska Soccer and Tennis Complex, located on 28 acres directly north of Nebraska Innovation Campus, has officially been named Hibner Stadium and Barbara Hibner Field for soccer and the Sid and Hazel Dillon Ten... Read More

Pockets of Ne, Ks and SD Still in Moderate Drought

A strong ridge over the west and a deep trough over the east dominated the weather this past week. Record high temperatures were recorded over much of the west, with many locations reaching temperatures in the 110 degree range during the week. Th... Read More

Secretary Vilsack To Lead Presidential Delegation to Milan Expo

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will lead a Presidential Delegation to the U.S. National Day celebration at the Milan Expo 2015 on July 4. The Milan Expo, which runs through October 31, 2015 in Milan, Italy, is a six month world’s fair, w... Read More

NU Names New Soccer And Tennis Facilities

The soon to be completed University of Nebraska Soccer and Tennis Complex, located on 28 acres directly north of Nebraska Innovation Campus, has officially been named Hibner Stadium and Barbara Hibner Field for soccer and the Sid and Hazel Dillon Ten... Read More