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Governor: Nebraska to proceed with executions of 10 inmates

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts says lawmakers' repeal of the death penalty won't stop his administration from proceeding with executions of 10 people already sentenced to ... Read More

Five Huskers Earn NCAA Championships Bids

Austin, Texas – Five members of the Nebraska track and field team punched their tickets to the NCAA Championships with their performances on Thursday at the NCAA West Preliminary Round at Mike A. Myers Stadium on the University of Texas campus. ... Read More

Nine Huskers Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

The Nebraska softball team was recognized for another successful year in the classroom on Thursday, as nine of a possible 11 Huskers were named to the academic All-Big Ten team. All nine Huskers honored have earned academic All-Big Ten recogni... Read More

Nebraska railroad track renovation to be completed in August

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. Union Pacific Railroad is undertaking a major track renovation project on its main line east of Grand Island and as far as Columbus. Union Pacific will replace 36,000 concrete rail ties and put in place 153,000 tons of new balla... Read More

SW Nebraska Bull Center

  Mark & Lisa Dixon, Owner/Operator 72199 Ave 377, Benkelman, NE 69021 Office: 308-423-2700 Fax: 308-423-2706 Cell: 308-414-2274 email: Read More

Hulton Named USHL GM Of The Year

CHICAGO, Ill. – The United States Hockey League today announced that Tri-City Storm Head Coach and General Manager Jim Hulton has been named the 2014-15 USHL General Manager of the Year as determined by a vote of league coaches and general managers... Read More

(Audio) Eagle Riders collect letters to raise awareness about children's mental health

LEXINGTON- The Pony Express, motorcycle riding mental health advocates, The Fraternal Order of Eagles-Eagle Riders, are traveling across the state collecting letters from youth and families about mental health and substance use issues, before they pa... Read More

Semi tips near Elm Creek,  two people injured

The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office and emergency responders handled a semi-trailer accident early  Friday near Elm Creek.  Sergeant Dave Gibbs says shortly after 3:30 a.m.,  sheriff's deputies were called to mile-marker 256, near the Elm Creek In... Read More

EPA Releases RFS; Ethanol Volumes Below Statute, Boost for Biodiesel

While the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard keeps corn-based ethanol below the statutory 15 billion gallons for 2015 and 2016, the proposal released by EPA Friday would provide a much-needed boost for biodiesel. In 2014, the rule proposes 13.25 billi... Read More

Gov. Ricketts names CIO

Lincoln – Thursday, Governor Pete Ricketts announced Ed Toner as the new Chief Information Officer for the State of Nebraska. His appointment comes at the conclusion of a search for a director who will assist the Governor with initiatives to utiliz... Read More

Ethanol Supporters Not Happy with EPA's RVO Decision, Praise for Infrastructure

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for 2014, 2015 and 2016. Unfortunately, the EPA continues to cling to the “blend wall” methodology that false... Read More