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Nebraska Legislature to end this year's session early

Nebraska lawmakers are expected to end this year's session with one day to spare.    Speaker Galen Hadley says lawmakers will meet for their final day on Friday, the 89th day of the session. The las... Read More

EPA Rules Would Restrict Pesticides, Protect Pollinators

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing new pesticide label restrictions designed to protect managed bees used as part of pollination services from foliar applications during bloom, according to a document released by the agency Thursda... Read More

(Video) Federal Disaster Declaration sought for Benkelman and Dundy county for Wednesday storm damage

Officials are scrambling to assess hail and flood damage in the southwest Nebraska community of Benkelman from strong storms that moved through Wednesday afternoon and evening.   Region 15 Emergency Management Director  Pat Gerdes  says a  disas... Read More

Nebraska Football Fan Day Set for August 5th

Nebraska fans will have their first opportunity to meet Coach Mike Riley’s 2015 Husker football team at the annual Nebraska Football Fan Day presented by U.S. Cellular. This year Husker fans will have the opportunity to spend an evening at Memori... Read More

Governor open to budget cuts; lawmaker skeptical

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Republican Gov. Sam Brownback says he’s willing to consider new proposals to trim state spending to help balance the budget, but a GOP legislative leader is skeptical that such efforts would bear fruit. Brownback said durin... Read More

Hastings Police: Not enough evidence to prosecute suspects

HASTINGS, Neb.  Southern Nebraska authorities say four people accused of pretending to kidnap children to scare them won't face charges due to a lack of sufficient evidence. The Hastings Tribune reports that Hastings Police Chief Pete Kortum says... Read More

Nebraska ends ban on driver's licenses for immigrant youths

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Legislature has overridden the governor's veto and ended the nation's last ban on driving privileges for young people brought into the United States illegally as children. Senators in the one-house Legislature voted... Read More

Huskers Add Assistant Volleyball Coach

Lincoln - University of Nebraska volleyball head coach John Cook announced Thursday the hiring of Chris Tamas as an assistant coach, with his wife, Jennifer (Joines) Tamas, joining the Huskers as a volunteer assistant. Chris Tamas was the assistant c... Read More

EPA Official Says They Did Listen to Ag When Drawing Up WOTUS

EPA's head of the office of water, Ken Kopocis, acknowledged Wednesday the odds are stacked against the agency in convincing agriculture the final waters of the United States rule will change nothing on the farm. Judging by the reaction from many ag... Read More

Stokes Named Third-Team All-American

Kiki Stokes was recognized for an outstanding junior season on Wednesday, May 27, when she was named a third-team All-American by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA). The 15th Nebraska softball player to be recognized as an NFCA ... Read More

Cozad & Lex school threats under investigation

  Both Cozad and Lexington school buildings have reopened after being on lockdown this morning due to bomb threats to both high schools.    Meanwhile, the Orthman Community YMCA will remain closed for the rest of the day, according to Branc... Read More