Nebraska shelter reports 26-dog donation

A western Nebraska breeder has given 26 small dogs to a Grand Island shelter. The Central Nebraska Humane Society director says it's unclear why the owner donated the animals to the shelter on Sund... Read More

Reutlinger new SRO at LPS

Chad Reutlinger is the new School Resource Officer at Lexington Public Schools.    Officer Reutlinger is a graduate of  Lexington Public Schools and earned Physics and Criminal Justice degrees from Nebraska Wesleyan. Reutlinger has 10 years of... Read More

Facebook Group opposes R-Project

There's a group on Facebook opposing the R-Project called Save the Sandhills. Member Bob Price says it seems like their greatly valued land is being used quite a bit. "We feel like the Sandhills is not only a state treasure, but a national treasur... Read More

Statues of Four Secretaries of Agriculture to be Dedicated Saturday

Statues honoring four Nebraskans who made lasting, national impacts on agriculture and natural resources have come to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus. Commissioned in 2012 as part of the 150th anniversary of the Morrill Land Grant... Read More

Report: Wage hike would boost pay for 143K workers

A new report by a national group says nearly one in six Nebraska workers would see a pay increase if voters opt to raise the state's minimum wage. The report released Wednesday estimates that 143,000 low-paid workers in Nebraska could receive a ra... Read More

Farm groups: Growers are the first line of defense against unapproved traits

Farm industry groups want to remind farmers that they're the first line of defense in protecting U.S. export markets, especially when it comes to harvesting and marketing corn that contains traits not approved by key importers. "It's really critical... Read More

Big night planned in Cozad

Cozad high school will honor its 1961 Class B State high school football championship team this Friday night at halftime of its game with Kearney Catholic. The Haymakers went 9-0 that year after giving up just 31 points on the season. Cozad finished ... Read More

Governor Brownback Proclaims September as Farm Safety Month

To encourage all Kansas citizens to keep our state’s farm and ranches safe, Governor Sam Brownback has proclaimed September as Farm Safety Month and the week of September 21-27, as Farm Safety and Health Week. The safety and health of Kansas farm... Read More

Heineman Discusses International Trade, Announces Conference

Today, Gov. Dave Heineman discussed Nebraska’s efforts to expand international trade efforts specifically in Japan, and announced that Nebraska has been chosen to host the Midwest U.S.-Japan Association’s 50th annual conference in September 2018.... Read More

Car fire on I-80 near Lexington

A car on fire was reported at mile marker 240 on I-80 near Lexington at approximately 10:15 am, Wednesday morning. RRN/I-80 car fire Lexington Volunteer Fire Department arrived at the scene and extinguished the engine fire. State Patrol assis... Read More

Unk to honor Hall of Fame Members

Kearney, Neb. - The Nebraska-Kearney Athletic Department will honor the 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame Members this Friday, September 19th. The 2014 class is Kenya Crandell (basketball), Class of 1996; Cindy Cohn (softball), Class of 1997; Beth Swift Dye... Read More