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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A 53-year-old Lincoln bicyclist has died, 10 days after he was hit by a car as he tried to cross a city street. Larry Lienemann died Thursday at a Lincoln hospital. He had been h... Read More

Orthman Community YMCA bids farewell to manager Katie Bohnhoff

The Orthman Community YMCA Board held a  Farewell Social  Thursday evening  for branch  manager Katie Bohnhoff  who is leaving after 5 years in the community.  During her stay the community has gained a new  $4.8  Orthman Community YMCA which... Read More

 American Airlines picked for Grand Island flights to Dallas

The U.S. Department of Transportation has again selected American Airlines to provide 13 weekly nonstop, round-trip flights from the Central Nebraska Regional Airport in Grand Island to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.     The Grand Islan... Read More

Third case of avian flu confirmed in northeast Nebraska

PONCA, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Department of Agriculture has announced a third case of avian flu in northeast Nebraska's Dixon County.     The department said in a news release Friday that testing by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal an... Read More

Groundwater Levels Rise in the Upper Big Blue NRD

During March-April 2015, the NRD measured 513 observation wells throughout the District and then averaged the data of all these wells.  Observation wells are measured in the spring of each year, allowing the water table to rebound from the previous ... Read More

Nebraska senators urge EPA to back biofuels industry

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska senators are pushing the Environmental Protection Agency to hold its support for renewable fuels when drafting rules that could limit amounts of ethanol blended with gasoline for fuel. Forty-two of Nebraska's 49 senat... Read More

 Search for missing teens stalled until river conditions improve

Rushing water in the  South Platte River has stalled the search for a missing vehicle and two missing North Platte teenagers. Divers are staying out of the water until conditions improve.  On Thursday, divers were using long poles to feel around t... Read More

NeFB Pleased With Passage of TPA

LINCOLN, NEB., – Statement by Steve Nelson, Nebraska Farm Bureau President - “Action by the Senate to pass Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) is a critical step toward expanding trade opportunities for Nebraska agriculture commodities and agricultur... Read More

Court: Nebraska wrongly ended girl's home care benefits

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Supreme Court says the state's Department of Health and Human Services was wrong to end Medicaid benefits that had helped a woman care for her profoundly disabled daughter at home for more than a decade. In November... Read More

NCGA Action App Makes Advocacy Easy

Trade Promotion Authority. Waters of the U.S. The Renewable Fuel Standard.  Several hot issues are now percolating in Washington that will directly affect the ability of corn farmers to grow and market their corn. Now is the time for a tool that hel... Read More

ACLU of Nebraska: Lethal injection docs raise new questions

  LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Nebraska civil liberties group says records detailing the state's purchase of lethal injection drugs are likely to prompt more costly litigation. Records obtained and released Friday by the ACLU of Nebraska show that C... Read More