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Ricketts weighs on Child Abuse Prevention Month

In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month, Governor Pete Ricketts reminded Nebraskans about the importance of parents and communities having the information and resources they need to care for ch... Read More

UNL scholar among team that quantifies ecosystem loss in Science study

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln rangeland ecologist is among the co-authors of a study published in Science that has quantified land use change and the reduction of ecosystem and cropland productivity stemming from large-scale expansion of oil and g... Read More

 Pavement work scheduled on I-80 in western Nebraska

KIMBALL, Neb. (AP) _ Pavement repairs have been scheduled to begin the week of May 4 on Interstate 80 near Kimball in western Nebraska. The Nebraska Roads Department says the work will begin at Exit 20 and extend east to Exit 22. There will be lane c... Read More

Nebraska Wheat Crop Report

According to the USDA Crop Progress and Condition Report dated April 20, 2015, an inch or more of precipitation was common throughout the state, with two to three inches reported in west central counties. Temperatures averaged six degrees above n... Read More

Big issues loom for Nebraska lawmakers as session nears end

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ With a little more than a month left in the session, Nebraska lawmakers still to have to take final action on some of the year's largest and most contentious issues. The list includes the budget, property taxes, medical marijuana... Read More

Brownback Proposal Would Raise Taxes To Close Budget Gap

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas is expected to increase taxes to close a budget shortfall, but Republicans who control the Legislature don't yet agree on the outlines of a plan. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback wants to protect major income tax cuts he p... Read More

Law Enforcement Torch Run taking place in May

This year's events for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics take place in mid to late May. Minden's torch run begins at 5:00 p.m. on May 14th, and will start at Browns Market and end at the town square with a BBQ. Kearney's to... Read More

American Agricultural Labs Receives Grant

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (NEDED) has just announced approval of a grant for the expansion of American Agricultural Laboratory, Inc. The grant to McCook Economic Development Corporation from the Site and Building Fund in the amo... Read More

UNK Baseball: Lopers Win Finale to Salvage the Series

Kearney, Neb. – Third baseman Kyle Carnahan hit a two-run walk-off homer to lift Washburn to a 6-5 win over the Nebraska-Kearney in the first game of a double header Saturday evening in Topeka, Kansas. The Lopers bounced back to win the night ca... Read More

Hastings splits with Mount Marty

Hastings - The Hastings College softball team missed its chance to host the opening round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference Tournament splitting with Mount Marty dropping game one 16-11 while rolling in game two 16-1 on a home run filled d... Read More

(Audio) Huskers Roll Over K-State In Grand Island

Grand Island, Neb. - In front of a sold-out crowd of 6,006 at the Heartland Events Center, the Nebraska volleyball team put on an impressive display in a 25-13, 25-11, 25-23 sweep against Kansas State on Saturday night. Playing against a veteran Wil... Read More