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New SW Nebraska economic development consultant named

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has hired Ashley Rice-Gerlach of Cambridge, Nebraska to serve as economic development consultant for southwest Nebraska.  She will provide business dev... Read More

Number of groups hiring Nebraska lobbyists reaches new high

LINCOLN, Neb.  A new report says more groups than ever are turning to lobbyists to try to exert influence in the Nebraska Legislature, but spending on specific lawmakers remains difficult to track. Common Cause Nebraska said in a report Tuesday t... Read More

Kansas State University Student Awarded 2015 Forrest Bassford Award

Nicole Lane, a senior majoring in agricultural communications and journalism at Kansas State University, was awarded the 2015 Livestock Publications Council (LPC) Forrest Bassford Student Award sponsored by Alltech. Lane was presented a $2,000 schola... Read More

NCGA tells EPA to “Stay the Course” on Renewable Fuel Standard

In comments submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Monday, the National Corn Growers Association highlighted the importance of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and urged the Agency to restore the 2014-16 corn ethanol volume to statut... Read More

Trade Policy Talks, Priorities Take Center Stage at USGC Annual Meeting

MONTREAL, CANADA – U.S. Grains Council (USGC) delegates received powerful insights into the global grain trade and trade policy’s role in the future dynamics of the market during Monday's opening general session. Informa Economics Vice Presid... Read More

Lincoln Co. to house state prisoners

  The Lincoln County Detention Center began housing Nebraska Department of Correction Inmates on Monday. The Detention Center in North Platte will house around ten state inmates initially but, will house more if space allows. The Lincoln Coun... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE Monday's Games Baltimore 2 Atlanta 1, 11 Innings Arizona 4 Seattle 3, 10 Innings Tuesday's Games Atlanta (Teheran 6-5) at Baltimore (U.Jimenez 7-6), 7:05 p.m. Philadelphia (Morgan 1-2) at Toronto (Doubront 1-0), 7:07 p.m. Pittsbu... Read More


LINCOLN - “Nebraska Agriculture,” a video commissioned by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) and viewed by thousands on YouTube and at the Nebraska State Fair, recently was named a Golden ARC award winner by a national agriculture profe... Read More

Underaged alcohol party stopped on Saturday

A tip to Dawson Gosper Crime Stoppers about an underaged drinking party led to 12 arrests late Saturday night. Lexington Police Chief Tracy Wolf says it was located in the 500 block of West 6th street. Twelve adults were arrested and jailed for Minor... Read More

Fyfe to stay with NU

Ryker Fyfe's father says Fyfe plans to play football for Nebraska this coming fall. The Omaha World-Herald reports Fyfe's absence from some workouts are not related to his status with the Huskers. A Nebraska Spokesman confirmed Fyfe is still wi... Read More

Nebraska State Fair will Host 5th Annual Best Burger Contest

KEARNEY, NE –The Nebraska Beef Council has announced the launch of the 5th annual Nebraska’s Best Burger contest which will include a judging event at the Nebraska State Fair. Public online nominations for the award will be accepted from Augus... Read More