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Group works to plant native prairie grass on Nebraska land

  NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) _ Thanks to a $700,000 grant and an organization's efforts, around 15,500 acres of land south of North Platte is looking greener.   Four of Nebraska's Natu... Read More

Astray SUV wraps camper around tree

COZAD - An eastbound SUV hauling a camper rolled into the south ditch coming to rest on the driver side at approximately 3:00 p.m. on Thursday afternoon at mile marker 226 on Interstate 80 or four miles east of Cozad. Nebraska State Patrol Trooper... Read More

Mountain Lion spotted in Wayne

A mountain lion was reportedly spotted in Wayne Wednesday evening. The Wayne Herald reports local residents reported seeing the mountain lion on the walking trail by the southwest corner of the Wayne Bark Park. Another mountain lion sighting wa... Read More

Digital Platforms Spread Beef Message to Consumers

The beef checkoff program's national digital advertising effort, now in its second year, is having tremendous success in a competitive marketplace. Already this year, digital advertising netted a 700 percent increase in the acquisition rate of ne... Read More

3-semi accident closes westbound I-80 traffic for almost 5 hours

ELM CREEK - The Nebraska State Patrol shut down westbound Interstate 80 from Odessa to Elm Creek for nearly five hours on Thursday after a three-vehicle accident. An over-dimensional semi hauling a wind turbine tower base was involved in two semi's c... Read More

Holdrege shooting suspect arrested

  On Friday July 24 the Holdrege Police Department obtained an arrest warrant for Julio Valenzuela, for the shooting of 34 year old Donald Handy III of Cozad. Thursday morning, July 30th the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jul... Read More

No drawdown at Supply Canal Lake in August

(HOLDREGE, Neb.) — Due to upstream water supply conditions, the Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District does not plan to lower water levels at any of its lakes associated with the Supply Canal (including Jeffrey, Midway, Plum Creek an... Read More

85-year-old Holdrege man involved in Nebraska car crash dies

LINCOLN, Neb. An 85-year-old man involved in a two-vehicle crash in eastern Nebraska in July has died from his injuries. Otoe County Chief Deputy Mike Holland says John Stevenson, of Holdrege, died Monday at a Lincoln hospital. The Lincoln Jour... Read More

(Video) Ott Takes Center Stage In Chicago

Its been quite a ride for Nebraska native Drew Ott and the Iowa Hawkeyes. The former all stater from Giltner High school has been a difference maker at defensive end the last three years for the Hawkeyes. Ott was one the three players that Iowa took ... Read More

Registration for International Master Gardener Conference Opens

The biennial International Master Gardener Conference will be held at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs on Sept. 22-25. Co-hosted by Nebraska Extension and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, this year’s theme is “Horticultural H... Read More

Iowa woman dies from injuries sustained in Nebraska crash

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say an Iowa woman has died from injuries  sustained in a car crash in Nebraska. The Omaha Police Department said Tuesday that 26-year-old Kyleigh A Parrish, of  Council Bluffs, died from injuries sustained in a Fri... Read More