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Nebraska senators advance bill to lift religious garb ban

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A bill that would lift Nebraska's ban on religious garb worn by teachers in classrooms has won initial approval from lawmakers.       Senators gave the proposal first-round ap... Read More

Driver pleads guilty in crash death of Hastings pedestrian

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) _ An April sentencing hearing has been scheduled for a 76-year-old Hastings woman who pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide. Online court records say Marylin Gish pleaded guilty Tuesday to the misdemeanor count. Her sentencing i... Read More

NE Wheat Farmers Talk Issues in D.C.

Members of the Nebraska Wheat Board (NWB) and the Nebraska Wheat Growers Association (NWGA) recently returned from a four-day trip to Washington, DC where they discussed the challenges facing both the Nebraska and United States wheat industries with ... Read More

New Nebraska Dairy Princess Crowned in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Nebraska – Marta Pulfer, a 17-year-old from Wayne, Nebraska, was crowned the Nebraska Dairy Princess during the annual Nebraska State Dairy Convention in Columbus Feb. 21. Pulfer is the daughter of Kent and Jodi Pulfer, and is a seni... Read More

Huskers In Arizona Again For Second Straight Week

LINCOLN – For the second straight week the Nebraska baseball team (1-1, 0-0 Big Ten) will be in the Phoenix area, as the Huskers will be in Surprise, Ariz., for the Big Ten-Pac-12 Challenge at Surprise Stadium, the Spring Training home of the Kansa... Read More

Celebrating Traditions of NCTA and FFA

George Washington was a politician, farmer, arborist and agricultural leader who led our nation as the first president. He also was an inspiration for the founders of the FFA who in 1947 established a national week of observance for the Future Far... Read More

(Audio) Swedes Advance In Post Season With A 71-56 Win Over Cozad

NORTH PLATTE - A strong effort from the Cozad Haymakers came up short as the top-seeded Gothenburg Swedes got a win to move on to the C1-11 Sub-district final against Hershey.  The Swedes beat Cozad 71-56. Cozad came out firing and took leads dur... Read More

High School Students Invited to Apply for NAYI 2017

The Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute (NAYI) brings together high school juniors and seniors from around the state to explore the ag industry, discover potential ag-related careers and strengthen their appreciation for agriculture. Applications f... Read More

Company plans to locate bagging facility in Fremont

FREMONT, Neb. - An Omaha-based company says it will locate a bagging facility for animal and pet food products in Fremont. The Fremont Tribune reports that the company, Hansen-Mueller Co., recently bought a 60,000-square-foot building _ the old Sh... Read More

Heitkamp Named Top Dem on Senate Agriculture Subcommittee

 U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp announced that this Congress she will serve as the top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture’s Subcommittee on Commodities, Risk Management, and Trade. The subcommittee oversees the Agriculture Committe... Read More

Girls who ran from YRTC at Geneva found and returned

GENEVA, Neb.  --  Authorities say they've captured all 11 girls who escaped from the state's Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Geneva. The Nebraska Health and Human Services Department said Tuesday night that two girls left the ground... Read More