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NU President Bounds visits communities to learn more about the state

The President of the University of Nebraska system says he's learned a great deal about the institution he heads and Nebraska in his first  110 days on the job.  NU President Hank Bounds is visiting... Read More

3-semi accident closes westbound I-80 traffic for almost 5 hours

ELM CREEK - The Nebraska State Patrol shut down westbound Interstate 80 from Odessa to Elm Creek for nearly five hours on Thursday after a three-vehicle accident. An over-dimensional semi hauling a wind turbine tower base was involved in two semi's c... Read More

Holdrege shooting suspect arrested

  On Friday July 24 the Holdrege Police Department obtained an arrest warrant for Julio Valenzuela, for the shooting of 34 year old Donald Handy III of Cozad. Thursday morning, July 30th the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jul... Read More

No drawdown at Supply Canal Lake in August

(HOLDREGE, Neb.) — Due to upstream water supply conditions, the Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District does not plan to lower water levels at any of its lakes associated with the Supply Canal (including Jeffrey, Midway, Plum Creek an... Read More

85-year-old Holdrege man involved in Nebraska car crash dies

LINCOLN, Neb. An 85-year-old man involved in a two-vehicle crash in eastern Nebraska in July has died from his injuries. Otoe County Chief Deputy Mike Holland says John Stevenson, of Holdrege, died Monday at a Lincoln hospital. The Lincoln Jour... Read More

(Video) Ott Takes Center Stage In Chicago

Its been quite a ride for Nebraska native Drew Ott and the Iowa Hawkeyes. The former all stater from Giltner High school has been a difference maker at defensive end the last three years for the Hawkeyes. Ott was one the three players that Iowa took ... Read More

Registration for International Master Gardener Conference Opens

The biennial International Master Gardener Conference will be held at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs on Sept. 22-25. Co-hosted by Nebraska Extension and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, this year’s theme is “Horticultural H... Read More

Iowa woman dies from injuries sustained in Nebraska crash

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say an Iowa woman has died from injuries  sustained in a car crash in Nebraska. The Omaha Police Department said Tuesday that 26-year-old Kyleigh A Parrish, of  Council Bluffs, died from injuries sustained in a Fri... Read More

Sizzlin' Summer Shindig Saturday, Aug. 1 in Downtown Lexington

The Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce would like to invite everyone to join them for fun and games at the Sizzlin' Summer Shindig this Saturday, August 1. In the morning there will be a 5K run at 8, registration starts at 7:30. There will also be a ... Read More

Two Huskers Named to NABC Honors Court

Lincoln -- Nebraska basketball players Shavon Shields and Kye Kurkowski were recognized for their efforts in the classroom Thursday, as both players were named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court. The honor is... Read More

Brazil Intacta Royalty Controversy

Controversy continues to surround the charging of royalties on Monsanto's Intacta RR2 technology in South America. This week, news came from Brazil that farmer organizations had obtained an injunction prohibiting Monsanto from charging royalties o... Read More