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NCBA/PLC Support Confirmation of Rep. Zinke for Secretary of Interior

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council released the following statements today in support of the confirmation of Congressman Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.) for the Secretary of... Read More

UNK Wrestler Earns Award

UNK wrestler Calvin Ochs is this week's MIAA wrestler of the week. Ranked 4th-nationally at 174 pounds, Ochs went 5-0 last week to help the No. 4 Lopers win five home duals. The 2016 All-American first beat LWUs 10th-ranked Batchuluun Zulkhuu, 10-4, ... Read More

Taxes, voting, education, agriculture among bills lawmakers propose

LINCOLN--The second week of the 2017 legislative session produced a variety of bills. Here are some of the notable bills introduced last week. Several of the bills introduced related to taxes and worker benefits: LB 169, sponsored by Sen. Jus... Read More

World Dairy Expo Recognition Award Nominations Closing Soon

Time is limited to nominate deserving individuals for the 2017 World Dairy Expo Recognition Awards. The nomination window is open through February 1 for the four award categories, including Dairy Woman, Dairyman, Industry and International Persons of... Read More

One Seed Company Pres says Dow-DuPont Merger is Good for the Midwest

Tom Burrus, president of Burrus Hybrids, a seed corn, soybean and alfalfa marketer in the Midwest, believes the merger of Dow and DuPont is good for American agriculture. “Combining the two companies, which have R&D capabilities that complem... Read More

(VIDEO) Outdoors and the latest road conditions

From the Nebraska Department of Roads: Here's a look at road conditions across #Nebraska as of 10 AM this morning. If you must travel, be sure to #SlowDown & #BuckleUp. Courtesy/ Nebraska Department of Roads. Road conditions as of 10:0... Read More

Gov. Ricketts’ Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Statement

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day which is celebrated on January 16, 2017. “This day is set part not only to honor Dr. King, but also to rededicate ourselves to ... Read More

$9 min. wage creates hiring challenge for Nebraska parks

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Seasonal workers who mow lawns, scrub toilets and answer phones at Nebraska's state parks can command a higher salary, thanks to the state's $9 minimum wage. State government is exempt from the minimum wage requirement, bu... Read More

(AUDIO) National Weather Service Update Monday, 6:25am

Jeff Kelly, Meteorologist with the National Weather Service Office in Hastings on continued icing. some snow, for today with Dave Schroeder.     ...ICE STORM WARNING MUCH OF EASTERN NEBRASKA THROUGH TONIGHT... ...WINTER STOR... Read More

Sponsor of failed casino petition drive sues polling company

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The main sponsor of a failed proposal to allow casino gambling in Nebraska is suing the polling company that failed to gather enough signatures to put the issue on the ballot last year for $1.3 million. The Omaha World-Herald re... Read More

Supreme Court to Hear WOTUS Case

OMAHA (DTN) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a legal challenge as to whether an appeals court in Cincinnati is the proper venue for a number of lawsuits filed on the waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule. On Friday, the high court ruled... Read More