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Report: More oversight needed for mental health services

A Nebraska legislative committee has released a report recommending more oversight of how the state addresses access and funding issues with mental health services. The Lincoln Journal Star reports t... Read More

Nebraska man once sentenced to death to be released

LINCOLN, Neb. A Nebraska man once sentenced to death in the 1975 shooting of two teenagers has been resentenced to a term that will see him released from jail next year. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Shakur Abdullah, formerly known as Rodney... Read More

Crop Insurance Industry Statement on the Highway Bill

WASHINGTON-The U.S. House of Representatives today unveiled text of the Highway Bill (H.R. 22), which is scheduled for debate this week and includes language to restore cuts made to crop insurance during last month's Budget Agreement.  Following an ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts proposes transfer of Grand Island Nebraska Veterans’ Home Property to the City of Grand Island

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts proposed the transfer of the property that is currently home to the Grand Island Nebraska Veterans’ Home from the State of Nebraska to the City of Grand Island.  The transfer is contingent on approval by t... Read More

Rewards Can Outweigh Challenges in Developing African Agriculture Markets

Nebraska Department of Agriculture Director Greg Ibach recently returned from Ghana where he participated in a trade mission led by USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden. Director Ibach wrote the below op-ed piece titled discussing what he learned abou... Read More

(Audio) Swedes Figure To Be Strong This Winter

After going 19-6 last year and finishing as the district runner up, the Gothenburg Boys basketball team returns three starters from last years squad and all three are crucial to the Swedes success this season. Those three  starters are: Dawson Graha... Read More

Property tax and school aid panel adjourns without consensus

LINCOLN, Neb.  A joint legislative committee has failed to reach a consensus on ways to reduce Nebraska's reliance on property taxes to pay for schools. But some senators said Monday that hearings and testimony over the last few months gave them ... Read More

USDA Begins 49th Enrollment Period for the Conservation Reserve Program

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today reminded farmers and ranchers that the next general enrollment period for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) begins today, Dec. 1, 2015, and ends on Feb. 26, 2016. December 2015... Read More

Frost Lands First Head Coaching Job

Central Florida has hired Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost as its new coach to take over a program that just finished a winless season. New UCF athletic director Danny White called Frost a winner and an innovator in announcing his hiring in a... Read More

Ag Profitability Conference planned Jan. 6 in Colby

COLBY, Kan. – A view to future grain and livestock conditions and prices, tax issues, farm bill considerations and cropland values are among the topics planned for the K-State Research and Extension 2016 Ag Profitability Conference on Jan. 6 at the... Read More

Survey gives yet another sign of Midwest slowdown

OMAHA, Neb.  Figures have plunged in a fourth straight monthly survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states, providing more evidence of a slowdown in the region's economy. A report issued Tuesday says the overall Mid-American Busin... Read More