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Governor’s Office Approves Emergency Proclamation Due to Dry Conditions

Lincoln, NEB— The Governor’s Office has issued an Emergency Proclamation associated with abnormally dry conditions in Nebraska. This proclamation activates provisions of the State Emergency O... Read More

Future uncertain for 911 technology upgrades in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ It's unclear how soon Nebraska emergency dispatchers will be able to harness technologies that would bring the state's 911 system into the smartphone age. The Nebraska Public Service Commission and a public safety consulting f... Read More

Spring Wheat Tour Preview

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- When crop scouts hit the road next week for the Wheat Quality Council's annual Hard Spring Wheat and Durum Tour, they'll take plenty of water, said tour organizer and council president Dave Green. It's a pity they can't take ... Read More


Brandon Benitz is once again joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.  This time, for a special, 2-part edition our “Chat with the Chancellor” series.  On July 1, Chancellor Kristensen celebrated his 1... Read More

Livestock Haulers Visit Washington, D.C.

en livestock haulers from Iowa, as well as several U.S. pork producers, traveled to Washington this week to meet with government officials about a pending mandate from the Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (... Read More

Nebraska Set for Prime Viewing of August Solar Eclipse

Plan ahead to get your best viewing and avoid traffic congestion July 21, 2017 (Lincoln, Neb.) — This summer, citizens and travelers throughout a large portion of Nebraska will have the chance to see a rare celestial event – a total solar ecli... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Friday's Scores and Saturday's Games INTERLEAGUE= Final N-Y Mets 7 Oakland 5 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Houston 8 Baltimore 7 Final Texas 4 Tampa Bay 3, 10 Innings F... Read More

Nebraska June jobless rate unchanged at 2.9 percent

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary unemployment rate remained unchanged at 2.9 percent in June. The department said in a report released Friday that the June rate was three-tenths of a point under the y... Read More

Sarpy County prosecutor who faces assault charges quits

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) _ A Sarpy County prosecutor facing charges of assault and negligent child abuse has quit her job. Authorities say Jennifer Hessig resigned Wednesday. Court records say she's charged with misdemeanor domestic assault for incide... Read More

House Appropriations Committee Adopts H-2A Program Amendment 

The House Appropriations Committee this week adopted an amendment to the fiscal 2018 Homeland Security spending bill that expands the number of businesses that can apply for the H-2A visa program for temporary or seasonal agriculture workers and remo... Read More

Mark Fowler Joins U.S. Wheat Associates as Vice President of Overseas Operations

U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) announced a change to its senior staff, naming Mark Fowler as the new Vice President of Overseas Operations, following the transition of Vince Peterson to President on July 1, 2017. In this role, Fowler will be responsible... Read More