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Death investigation in store parking lot

The Lexington Police Department is handling a death investigation at the Lexington Walmart. Police Chief Tracy Wolf says officers were called to the parking lot around 10:36pm Friday nig... Read More

CCC Board hears report on Holdrege Center Classes, Services

(Holdrege, Neb.) – Central Community College-Holdrege began with a desk, a chair and a sign in a downtown storefront in 1995. In the intervening 21 years, it moved to its current location on the east side of the Phelps County Ag Center ... Read More

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 cancer. “Preventive screenings play a critical r... Read More

USDA Announces More Than $8 Million in Payments to Support the Production of Advanced Biofuel

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $8.8 million to boost the production of advanced biofuels and sustain jobs at renewable energy facilities in 39 states. USDA continues to le... Read More

The Maschhoffs Takes Swift Action to Ensure Responsible & Humane Animal Care

On May 25, The Maschhoffs became aware of an undercover video released by the Animal Legal Defense Fund that was taken at one of its sow farms in Nebraska. "As animal caregivers with a long-standing history of excellent animal welfare, we are appa... Read More

Gov Ricketts’ Memorial Day Statement & Flag Status Notice

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement and announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff on Monday, May 30, 2016, in observance of Memorial Day. Flags will be flown at half-staff until noon only on ... 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