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Nebraska sheriff plans to use seized vehicle to fight drugs

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A county sheriff in the Nebraska Panhandle says spoils taken from out-of-state drug dealers will help his office and other area law enforcement agencies crack down further on illega... Read More

Nebraska plans boat inspections to thwart invasive species

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is planning boat inspections on public waters this summer as part of its effort to stem the tide of invasive species. The commission says the inspections will include surveys about operat... Read More

Pedestrian bridge in southeast Nebraska to close for repairs

SOUTH BEND, Neb. (AP) - State officials have announced that a popular pedestrian bridge that spans the Platte River in southeast Nebraska will close for repairs at the end of this month. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says the Lied Platte ... Read More

Nebraska retailer sought sale before hedge fund pressure.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Financial documents show Cabela's had been trying to sell itself months before an investor declared its big stake and publicly pushed for the sale. The Omaha World-Herald reports that documents filed with the Securities and Exch... Read More

Syngenta Launches New Seed Treatment Fungicide

Syngenta announced today the launch of PLENARIS™ seed treatment fungicide for the control of downy mildew in sunflower. PLENARIS™ contains oxathiapiprolin*, a novel chemistry with a new mode of action for control of fungal diseases caused by oomy... Read More

Neb WR Stanley Morgan Jr. arrested on pot charge in Florida.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska receiver Stanley Morgan Jr. was arrested in Florida on suspicion of felony possession of marijuana this month, but a prosecutor reduced the charge to a misdemeanor. Omaha television station KETV reported Friday (http:... Read More

Bayer Joins Others at Global Herbicide Resistance Challenge

Bayer is committed to helping farmers worldwide keep weeds off their fields and fight weed resistance. That is what company representatives said at the Global Herbicide Resistance Challenge in Denver, Colorado from May 14-18, 2017, where over 300 exp... Read More

$10,000 Bill For Getting Car Stuck in Newly Poured Concrete.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A driver could be facing a $10,000 bill after he plowed into newly poured concrete in Lincoln, Nebraska, and became stuck. The accident occurred Wednesday on a portion of a road repair project in the state capital. Police spok... Read More


Brandon Benitz is once again joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.  This week, a special edition of “Chat with the Chancellor” as we chat in person and spend our time focusing on budget issues within... Read More

Ricketts' Memorial Day Statement

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement and announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff on Monday, May 29, 2017, in observance of Memorial Day. Flags will be flown at half-staff until noon only on ... Read More

US Cabinet Officials: Farm Exports a Priority in NAFTA

Both U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue emphasized that the Trump administration has no intention of jeopardizing U.S. agricultural exports to Canada and Mexico, noting they have specific marching orders to pr... Read More