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Upper Big Blue NRD Welcomes New General Manager

The Upper Big Blue NRD Board of Directors announces that  Dave Eigenberg has accepted the position of General Manager of the NRD to replace John Turnbull who retired January 30th.  Eigenberg will  ... Read More

(AUDIO) Custer Power opens new service building

CALLAWAY - Custer Public Power District now have the capabilities to improve their response time and service quality to customers by expanding their service center building in Callaway. An open house and ribbon cutting was held for the public Wednesd... Read More

Nebraska net tax receipts higher than expected in January

Nebraska's net tax receipts were slightly higher than estimated in January.   The Department of Revenue said Wednesday that the state collected $372 million, which is nearly 2 percent higher than the certified forecast of $366 million.   Net indi... Read More

Fines issued after 2 at Salina facility suffer amputations

SALINA, Kan. (AP) – A federal agency has fined a food preparation company more than $170,000 because of worker injuries that included two amputations at its Salina facility. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Thursday in a re... Read More

Kansas House passes fix for budget gap; Senate has own plan

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas House has approved a bill that would erase a shortfall in the next state budget, and the Senate is preparing to debate its own budget-balancing plan. The House vote on its bill Thursday was 68-56. It came after Dem... Read More

13 people arrested in Lincoln during sex trafficking sting

LINCOLN, Neb.  --  Lincoln police have arrested over a dozen people as a result of a multi-state sex trafficking investigation. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that 13 people were arrested in Lincoln as a part of a sex trafficking sting conducted... Read More

Nebraska speaker rips column likening lawmakers to monkeys

LINCOLN, Neb.  Nebraska's Speaker of the Legislature is condemning a newspaper column by a state senator that likened his colleagues to monkeys. Sen. Galen Hadley of Kearney said the article in the Plattsmouth Journal shows ``complete disrespect'... Read More

Vilsack, lawmakers urge end to Cuban trade embargo

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and a bipartisan group of lawmakers on Wednesday marked the first anniversary of the U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba by urging the group's members - including some of the country's leading ag groups and compani... Read More

District Wrestling Set For This Weekend

District A-1: Dates: Feb 13, 2016 Site: Millard South HS Host School: Millard South Director: Steve Throne Schools Assigned: Hastings Kearney Millard South Millard West Omaha Bryan Omaha Central Omaha South Papillion-LaVista District ... Read More

Over-the-Top Grass Control: Herbicide Approved for Sorghum

February 11, 2016 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced the registration approval of the active ingredient nicosulfuron (the active ingredient in DuPont™ Zest™ herbicide) that will complement the non-GMO DuPont™ Inzen... Read More

Kansas Supreme Court gives state until June 30th to fix school funding

TOPEKA, Kan-- The Kansas Supreme Court today gave the state until June 30th to correct inequities in public school financing. The justices affirmed a ruling of a district court panel that the 2015 legislature failed to correct unconstitutional ine... Read More