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Gov. Ricketts names CIO

Lincoln – Thursday, Governor Pete Ricketts announced Ed Toner as the new Chief Information Officer for the State of Nebraska. His appointment comes at the conclusion of a search for a director who w... Read More

World Pork Expo Begins Wednesday

Next week - 20,000 pork producers and other professionals around the world will join at the World Pork Expo - the world’s largest pork-specific trade show - in Des Moines, Iowa. National Pork Producers Council President Ron Prestage says World Pork... Read More

Kansas Senate approves raft of tweaks to state liquor laws

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Senate has approved a measure that would allow alcohol at state events at the Capitol and adjusts a number of liquor permit processes. Republican Rep. Vicki Schmidt of Topeka said she opposed the bill, which was ap... Read More

Gov. Brownback to sign bill that rewrites retirement rules for public workers

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Gov. Sam Brownback is expected to sign a bill that rewrites the rules for teachers, school administrators and other public employees who return to work after retiring. Public employees currently are allowed to retire but retu... Read More

(VIDEO) Shea Leaving The Storm

KEARNEY, Neb. - The Tri-City Storm and Viaero Event Center have announced that President Greg Shea will resign to accept another business opportunity in Kearney. This move will be effective June 18. Shea has been the President for the hockey team and... Read More

(VIDEO) LePorte to retire from KRVN Radio

Longtime KRVN Farm Director Mike LePorte will retire on June 1, 2015 after 25 years with the radio station. LePorte started his broadcast career in 1966 and his Farm Broadcast career in 1983. Since 1990 he has been at KRVN and the Rural Radio Network... Read More

Nebraska Legislature to end this year's session early

Nebraska lawmakers are expected to end this year's session with one day to spare.    Speaker Galen Hadley says lawmakers will meet for their final day on Friday, the 89th day of the session. The last day had been scheduled for June 5, after several... Read More

Nebraska death penalty backers consider challenges to repeal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Death penalty supporters are looking to challenge the Nebraska Legislature's landmark repeal vote. The Nebraska attorney general's office said Thursday it plans to challenge part of the law that prevents the state from executing... Read More

(Video) Eagles State Runner Up For 2nd Straight year

For a second straight year Overton's quest for a state title in boys golf came up just short as the Eagles finished as the runner up in Class D at Meadowlark Hills in Kearney on Thursday. The Eagles started the day with an 8 stroke lead over Randolph... Read More

Nebraska state Sen. Nordquist to resign from Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. Nebraska state Sen. Jeremy Nordquist is resigning from the Legislature to take a job with Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Ashford. Nordquist announced Wednesday night that he will step down on June 30 from the seat he first won in 2008. ... Read More

EPA Rules Would Restrict Pesticides, Protect Pollinators

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing new pesticide label restrictions designed to protect managed bees used as part of pollination services from foliar applications during bloom, according to a document released by the agency Thursda... Read More