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Nebraska state regulator resigns following criticism

LINCOLN, Neb. -- A Nebraska telecommunications regulator has resigned following criticism that he worked part-time for a telecommunications consulting firm. Jeff Pursley will step down as the Nebrask... Read More

Nebraska prison revolt began with spat over alcohol

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Officials say a deadly uprising at a Nebraska prison began because inmates were angry that prison staffers had confiscated 150 pounds of homemade alcohol from their cells. Corrections officials said Thursday the inmates made t... Read More

VCHS hosts record-setting annual health fair

ORD, Neb. – Valley County Health System (VCHS) hosted a record number of attendees at its 9th annual health fair on May 23. Hosted at the VCHS Hospital in Ord, the free morning fair included discounted lab tests, vendors, interactive displays, ... Read More

Luke Bryan To Make Stop In Nebraska

NASHVILLE - (May 25, 2017) – Four-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan announces the ninth annual “Bayer Presents Luke Bryan Farm Tour 2017” set to run September 28 to October 7. Since the tour’s inception in 2009 Luke has awarded 50 colle... Read More

NAWG Applauds Senate Ag Committee for Holding Hearing to Examine Farm Economy

Washington, D.C. (May 25, 2017) – Today, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry held a hearing to examine the farm economy in rural America. Members heard testimony from USDA Chief Economist Robert Johansson who spoke on sever... Read More

USMEF Kicks Off Spring Conference, Announces Succession Plan

The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) opened its Spring Conference Wednesday in Arlington, Virginia, with an extensive discussion of the current international trade environment and a review of year-to-date export results for U.S. pork, beef and lam... Read More

Kansas Net Farm Income Rebounds Somewhat, But Ag Economy Still Slumping

Kansas average net farm income rebounded somewhat last year to $43,161 from a dismal stretch the previous year when income fell to $6,744 – the lowest in 30 years. The improvement in 2016 was supported by higher crop yields and a decrease in crop p... Read More

All Star Games Set For Cambridge

The Annual CSO Girls & Boys All Star Games are set for Friday night in Cambridge. The games will feature graduated senior athletes from an area extending from Ogallala to Elm Creek and south to the Nebraska-Kansas state line. The game this year w... Read More

NSP Troopers Honored by MADD

Lincoln, Neb.- Several sworn members of the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) were  honored during the 18th annual Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Hero Awards on Wednesday. Each year, MADD honors law enforcement officers for their daily work to ke... Read More

Most fast-growing Nebraska cities are near Lincoln or Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Most of the fastest growing cities in Nebraska are located near the state's biggest cities of Lincoln and Omaha. U.S. Census estimates released Thursday show that the town of Hickman just south of Lincoln had the fastest growth ... Read More

Senate Passes Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Address Agro-Terrorism Threats to Nation’s Food Supply

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Senate approved legislation to address the threat of agro-terrorism and ensure the safety of the U.S. food supply. The legislation was introduced by U.S. Sens. Pat Roberts (R-KS), Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Commi... Read More