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(Audio) Thayer Central Schools Serving Locally Grown Nebraska Beef

Yesterday a celebration was held at Thayer Central High School to kickoff their new school lunch program that will include fresh locally raised beef donated by area producers. "We are very excited ... Read More

Husker volleyball starts this weekend

The No. 5 Nebraska volleyball team opens the 2015 regular season with the Nebraska Invitational at the Bob Devaney Sports Center this weekend. The Huskers will host Tulsa on Friday night at 7 p.m. in the season opener. NU will then play Grand Cany... Read More

USDA Awards Energy Funding to 23 Nebraska Recipients

Twenty-three Nebraska applicants have been selected to receive $486,026 in grants from USDA Rural Development through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP).  Funds will be used to install renewable energy systems and make energy efficiency imp... Read More

Change In Game Time For Lexington Softball

Due to the increased chance of rain, the Lexington softball games at Grand Island Northwest today  have a change. Varsity game is now at 5pm, JV game to follow weather permitting....... Read More

Kansas AG Schmidt Asks EPA to Withdraw WOTUS Rule

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has joined 27 other states in asking the Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw the final regulation regarding the “Clean Water Rule: Definition of Waters of the United States.” The regulations, known... Read More

Pellet fire makes for long night for Cozad Fire

COZAD - The Cozad Fire and Rescue Department battled a pellet fire for almost three hours late Tuesday night and into early Wednesday morning at Cozad Alfalfa. Firefighters responded to an alfalfa pellet fire inside one of the mills at 11:35 p.m. ... Read More

Ag Sec Vilsack Promising More Money to Protect Sage Grouse

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says his agency plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse , regardless of whether the bird receives federal protections. Vilsack told The Asso... Read More

Stalk and Ear Rot Developing Early in Corn

Much of the 2015 Nebraska corn crop experienced prolonged stress and sometimes wounding earlier this season. While most of the crop looks good, we are beginning to see early evidence of problems developing, in particular, stalk and ear rot diseases. ... Read More

Leader of Valley County Health System resigns

ORD, Neb. (AP) _ The Valley County Health System's president and CEO has resigned following allegations of harassment and conflicts of interest. William T. Sugg, who had been on investigatory suspension since late June, resigned last week after an i... Read More

OpenSky Institute Exec. says Legislature will explore new sources for funding education

State lawmakers are going to be  looking at how Nebraska funds its schools.   The Legislature's Revenue & Education Committees will meet Thursday & Friday to start the process. OpenSky Policy Institute Executive Director Renee Fry says it'... Read More


BROKEN BOW - Four separate area service providers participated in a yearly Mock May Day training Tuesday in Broken Bow. Custer Public Power District hosted this year's training with Custer County Communications, Region 26 Emergency Management and Goo... Read More