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Report: Nebraska needs $16.6 billion for roads over 20 years

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A new report says Nebraska will need $16.6 billion over 20 years to meet its road project needs. The Department of Roads announced the inflation-adjusted estimate Monday in tes... Read More

(AUDIO) Voters to decide on $4.9 million facility upgrade at Fillmore Central High School

GENEVA - Fillmore Central Public Schools is considering an improvement project at the high school in Geneva that would include adding facilities to the building. The $4.9 million project would include two locker-rooms, 500 seat practice/competitio... Read More

Nebraska Attorney General to investigate Goodwill Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Attorney General's Office has launched a review of the operations of Goodwill Omaha in the wake of an Omaha World-Herald investigation showing the charity's top executives have been paid more than Goodwills nationwide.... Read More

Nebraska Adds Donté Williams to Football Staff

Head Coach Mike Riley has filled the opening on the Nebraska football coaching staff by hiring Donté Williams as an assistant coach. Williams joins the Nebraska staff after spending the 2016 regular season on the defensive staff at the University... Read More

Kansas to Exercise Foreign Animal Disease Response

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture will lead an emergency preparedness exercise, Afterburn, Dec. 19–22, 2016, in Manhattan, Kan., to practice the state’s response plan to a foreign animal disease event. The four-day funct... Read More

Bayer and FaunaPhotonics Collaborate to Develop Sensor Technology for Monitoring Insects

 Bayer and FaunaPhotonics, Copenhagen, Denmark, have entered into a three-year research cooperation to develop new sensor solutions for improved monitoring of agricultural insect pests as well as non-target insects including beneficials. Efficient p... Read More

Catholic Charities closing residential facility in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Neb. - Catholic Charities is closing its Columbus residential treatment facility for people with mental illness and substance abuse issues. John Griffith is president of Catholic Charities for the Omaha Archdiocese, and he told the Colum... Read More

JESSE MCCURRY TO LEAD KANSAS GRAIN SORGHUM AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

COLWICH – Jesse McCurry has been selected as Executive Director of the Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission and Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers Association. McCurry is an experienced agricultural advocate, with expertise in agriculture, ethanol and publi... Read More

Icahn to Help Trump Fill EPA Slot

One of the top advisers President-elect Donald Trump is consulting as he prepares to nominate the next chief of the Environmental Protection Agency is a multibillionaire whose firm is facing hundreds of millions of dollars in costs to comply with an ... Read More

Seward girl’s bull elk more than just a state record

LINCOLN – A bull elk harvested by a Seward girl in September is not only the new non-typical record for Nebraska, it also ranks 16th in the all-time world records maintained by the Boone and Crockett Club. Hannah Helmer’s bull, harvested on the ... Read More

Two Inmates Released on Parole Incorrectly

(LINCOLN) – Today, the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) announced that records staff had identified two paroled inmates whose sentences needed to be adjusted.  The need for sentence adjustments was first identified on Thursday.... Read More