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Hawaii Groups Protest Agains Monsanto Research

Demonstrators planted coconut trees and waved signs in rallies across the Hawaiian Islands as part of an international day of protests against Monsanto. The protesters on Saturday complained about... Read More

NBA

^Friday, May 22= Cleveland 94, Atlanta 82, Cleveland leads series 2-0 ^Saturday, May 23= Golden State 115, Houston 80, Golden State leads series 3-0 ^Sunday, May 24= Atlanta at Cleveland, 8:30 p.m. ^Monday, May 25= Golden State at Houston, 9 p... Read More

National Hocky League

^Friday, May 22= N.Y. Rangers 5, Tampa Bay 1, series tied 2-2 ^Saturday, May 23= Chicago 5, Anaheim 4, 2OT, series tied 2-2 ^Sunday, May 24= Tampa Bay at N.Y. Rangers 8 p.m. ^Monday, May 25= Chicago at Anaheim, 9 p.m. ^Tuesday, May 26= N.Y. ... Read More

Orthman Community YMCA bids farewell to manager Katie Bohnhoff

The Orthman Community YMCA Board held a  Farewell Social  Thursday evening  for branch  manager Katie Bohnhoff  who is leaving after 5 years in the community.  During her stay the community has gained a new  $4.8  Orthman Community YMCA which... Read More

 American Airlines picked for Grand Island flights to Dallas

The U.S. Department of Transportation has again selected American Airlines to provide 13 weekly nonstop, round-trip flights from the Central Nebraska Regional Airport in Grand Island to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.     The Grand Islan... Read More

Third case of avian flu confirmed in northeast Nebraska

PONCA, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Department of Agriculture has announced a third case of avian flu in northeast Nebraska's Dixon County.     The department said in a news release Friday that testing by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal an... Read More

Groundwater Levels Rise in the Upper Big Blue NRD

During March-April 2015, the NRD measured 513 observation wells throughout the District and then averaged the data of all these wells.  Observation wells are measured in the spring of each year, allowing the water table to rebound from the previous ... Read More

Nebraska senators urge EPA to back biofuels industry

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska senators are pushing the Environmental Protection Agency to hold its support for renewable fuels when drafting rules that could limit amounts of ethanol blended with gasoline for fuel. Forty-two of Nebraska's 49 senat... Read More

 Search for missing teens stalled until river conditions improve

Rushing water in the  South Platte River has stalled the search for a missing vehicle and two missing North Platte teenagers. Divers are staying out of the water until conditions improve.  On Thursday, divers were using long poles to feel around t... Read More

NeFB Pleased With Passage of TPA

LINCOLN, NEB., – Statement by Steve Nelson, Nebraska Farm Bureau President - “Action by the Senate to pass Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) is a critical step toward expanding trade opportunities for Nebraska agriculture commodities and agricultur... Read More

Court: Nebraska wrongly ended girl's home care benefits

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Supreme Court says the state's Department of Health and Human Services was wrong to end Medicaid benefits that had helped a woman care for her profoundly disabled daughter at home for more than a decade. In November... Read More