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Probation Technician sentenced to prison

United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that on December 7, 2016, Senior United States District Judge Richard G. Kopf sentenced Victor Ramirez, 25, of Lexington, Nebraska, to 18 months in ... Read More

Nebraska lawmaker bashes report on failed execution drug buy

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Nebraska lawmaker says he's disappointed by a recently-released state auditor's report about Department of Correctional Services' failed attempt to purchase execution drugs from overseas last year. The report released Monday... Read More

Trump Picks EPA Chief

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, a source close to Pruitt said Wednesday. Environmental groups quickly denounced the choice. ... Read More

(VIDEO) NE Farm Bureau Gets Set to Celebrate Centennial

Nebraska Farm Bureau just concluded their 99th annual meeting. Awards were given out and policies past. President Steve Nelson discusses conference and what next year, their centennial, will bring. More information on the centennial can be found a... Read More

Lincoln's mayor makes public confession: He was speeding

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Lincoln's mayor has made a public confession: He was speeding. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Mayor Chris Beutler was given a ticket Saturday morning, while on his way to get his car serviced. Beutler reported the ne... Read More

National Pork Board Releases Statement on Discovery of Antibiotic-Resistant Gene

The National Pork Board today reacted to the recent research paper from the Ohio State University research study detailing the researchers’ discovery of an antibiotic-resistant gene in one farrowing barn. According to the National Pork Board, an... Read More

Kozeal Named D2 All American

Kearney, Neb. – Nebraska-Kearney senior linebacker Tyke Kozeal has been named to the 2016 AFCA (American Football Coaches Assoc.) Division II All-American team. Despite logging 604 tackles in his career, second most in NCAA history (all divisions),... Read More

Weekly Ethanol Production for 12/02

According to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 1.023 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 42.97 million gallons daily. That is up 11,000 b/d from the week before and tied for the largest total in 15 weeks... Read More

Teen charged in motor vehicle death

An Elwood woman has been charged in a fatal accident that occurred in southern Dawson County this fall. Eighteen-year-old Hailey Boutin was arraigned in Dawson County Court Wednesday morning on felony Motor Vehicle Homicide. It stems from an a... Read More

USDA Announces New Conservation Opportunities to Improve Water Quality and Restore Wildlife Habitat

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will offer farmers and ranchers more opportunities to participate in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). The announcement includes new CRP practices ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Issues Directive on Ag Land Assessments

Governor Pete Ricketts announced a plan today to make adjustments to the land assessment process that will exclude factors that cause premiums on the purchase price of land parcels. “Farmers and ranchers identified a number of factors where non-... Read More