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Gov. Ricketts Encourages Nebraskans to Get Screened Following Colonoscopy

Nebraskans are encouraged to return colon cancer screening kits. OMAHA – Following a colonoscopy earlier today in Omaha, Governor Pete Ricketts encouraged Nebraskans to get screened for colon can... Read More

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Gets Closer to Hemp Research

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Researchers in Nebraska are one step closer to starting research on using hemp as a field crop. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's agronomy and horticulture department received a permit last week that will allow it to resear... Read More

(AUDIO) Chief Industries Purchases Lexington Ethanol Plant

Chief has purchased substantially all assets of the Cornhusker Energy ethanol plant in Lexington, NE. The plant, previously owned by Cornhusker Energy Lexington, LLC, will begin operating as Chief Ethanol Fuels, Inc. immediately. DJ Eihusen, Presi... Read More

USDA Extends Deadline for Recording Farm Structure

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced a one-time, 30-day extension to the June 1 deadline for recording farm organization structures related to Actively Engaged in Farming determinations. This date is used to determine the level of inter... Read More

Buffalo County Courthouse reopened following gas leak

The Buffalo County Courthouse in Kearney  reopened Friday following a gas leak that made it necessary to close the building. Northwestern Energy Services indicates that construction on Central Avenue caused crews to accidentally cut through what was... Read More

 Speeding driver jailed for DWI

Traveling two times faster than the posted speed limit lands a Furnas County man in jail for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI). Just after 9:00 p.m., Thursday, a trooper made a traffic stop of a black 1980 Corvette for speeding 120 mph in a 60 mph z... Read More

UNL Receives Grants to Evaluate Land Conservation Stewardship

Lincoln, Nebraska, May 27, 2016 -- Simanti Banerjee, assistant professor of agricultural economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has received a four-year, $498,641 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study the effectiveness of c... Read More

Cody-Kilgore student graduates high school with associate degree

A Valentine native has become the first student to graduate from high school and Mid-Plains Community College at the same time. Margaret Rosfeld, 18, wore two tassels and accepted both an associate degree and a high school diploma as she wal... Read More

Buffalo County Courthouse in Kearney reopened, all clear issued...

The Buffalo County Courthouse in Kearney has been reopened. Buffalo County Facilities Director Steve Gaasch  says a gas line was accidently cut Friday morning  by a crew working on rebuilding Central Avenue. The gas line was severed at 7 a.m.  Cou... Read More

Lopers Compete At National Meet

Kearney, Neb. – Senior Danyell Coons was 17th in the hammer and junior Morgan Benesch finished 19th in the steeplechase preliminaries Thursday night at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships in Bradenton, Fla. A 2015 second-team All-American, C... Read More

Rural Lexington rollover sends one to the hospital

LEXINGTON - A Lexington man was involved in a one vehicle rollover approximately seven miles east of Lexington on Highway 30 at 11:58 a.m. Thursday. Twenty-one-year-old Hamse Ahmed Ali lost control of his 2009 Toyota RAV4, rolling the vehicle onto... Read More