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Father Hupp WMA still closed to protect Whooping Cranes

LINCOLN – Father Hupp Wildlife Management Area (WMA) remains temporarily closed because of the presence of six endangered whooping cranes. The closure will be lifted once the cranes have left the ... Read More

Suspected drunk driver causes three vehicle crash

SUTHERLAND - At 6:14 p.m. Monday, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies and Nebraska State Patrol responded to a three vehicle accident on Highway 30, approximately three miles west of Sutherland. Courtesy/Lincoln County Sheriff's Office. In... Read More

2015-2016 Nebraska Ag Youth Council Members Announced

Today, Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Greg Ibach announced the selection of the members of the 2015-2016 Nebraska Agricultural Youth Council (NAYC). The Council is comprised of college-aged students from around the state who have a... Read More

(Audio) Nebraska Drugged Driving Summit

Drugged driving, the act of  driving under the influence of marijuana, prescription drugs or some other mind-altering substance is on the increase according to Nebraska Highway Safety Administrator Fred Zwonechek... "last year...the highest perce... Read More

Shamrocks Win C1 Title

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Cole Harrington rushed for 105 yards and two touchdowns and Brady Przymus ran and passed for scores as No. 3 Columbus Scotus won its first state football title since 1993 with a 32-27 victory over top-ranked Norfolk Catholic in t... Read More

Grand Island woman convicted in fatal Nebraska hit-and-run on I-80

PLATTSMOUTH, Neb. A 30-year-old Grand Island woman has been convicted of two charges stemming from a fatal hit-and-run collision on Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Mandy MacDonald pleaded no contest on Monday... Read More

USDA Forecasts 38% Fall in Farm Income

Net U.S. farm income will drop 38% this year to $55.9 billion, the lowest level in more than a decade, reflecting depressed crop prices and softening dairy and hog markets, federal forecasters said Tuesday. USDA said net farm income will drop to the... Read More

Popular Insecticide Ban Would Leave Farmers Looking for Options

A series of court decisions and actions by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency threatens to remove a popular Dow AgroSciences insecticide. EPA recently proposed a ban of chlorpyrifos -- the active ingredient in Dow AgroScience's Lorsban, an org... Read More

Ex-UNK student takes deal on accusation of campus sex assault

KEARNEY, Neb.  A 20-year-old Lexington man who took a plea deal in a campus sex assault case is scheduled to be sentenced in January. The Kearney Hub reports that Jorge Gutierrez-Alavez pleaded no contest and was convicted of attempted sexual ass... Read More

(Video) Minutemen Look For Improvement

Lexington will need to use  speed and outside shooting this season if the Minutemen are going to  improve upon last year's 8-18 season. 5th year head coach Jeremy Wieseler returns three starters from last year, including 6-2 senior Trevor McKeone w... Read More

Car-train crash SW of Holdrege results in minor injuries to one

The Nebraska State Patrol reports a car-train crash occured 4 miles southwest of Holdrege Monday afternoon resulting in minor injuries to a woman who was a passenger in the front seat. Phelps County authorities were summoned to the crash site at 2... Read More