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Nebraska Corrections Department Hires New Medical Director

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska's corrections department has hired a new medical director as the agency tries to address a shortage of health care providers. Director Scott Frakes announced in a stat... Read More

USDA Announces $45 Million in Grants to Help Agricultural Producers and Small Rural Businesses Develop New Products

EAU CLAIRE, Wis., Oct. 27, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is providing more than $45 million to help farmers, ranchers, small businesses and entrepreneurs nationwide develop new product lines. USDA is investing i... Read More

Volleyball Sub District and District Pairings Released

Volleyball Sub District and District Pairings in the state of Nebraska were released on Thursday. Click on the link below and click on the Sub-Districts and Districts tab to view the pairings. Read More

Body recovered from channel at Kearney

The Kearney Police Department says a dead body was discovered in the North Channel of the Platte River, also known a Turkey Creek, just east of Central Avenue around 11:00am Thursday. They report that it was spotted by people who were kayakin... Read More

Retail Fertilizer Trends DAP, 10-34-0 Hit Four-Month Lows

Average retail fertilizer prices remained virtually unchanged for the third week of October, coming off nine weeks of steady decline, according to fertilizer retailers surveyed by DTN. All eight of the major fertilizer remain lower than the previous ... Read More

Kansas Supreme Court weighs so-called 'driveway tax'

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court is weighing the legality of a Kansas City suburb's so-called "driveway tax" in a case that has statewide implications. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that the court heard arguments Wednesday about... Read More

Lawsuit Filed over Fatal 2014 Crash at Wichita Airport

ASSOCIATED PRESS - FlightSafety International is suing nearly 20 companies over a fatal plane crash at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport. A Beechcraft King Air B200 crashed into a FlightSafety building at the airport in October 2014, killing fou... Read More

4 treated at hospital after chemical exposure, officials say

WAKEFIELD, Neb. - Four people have been treated for chemical exposure at a Michael Foods plant in northeast Nebraska. The Dixon County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that hazardous-materials teams and medics were sent to the Wakefield pl... Read More

Staff Member Assaulted at TSCI

LINCOLN, Neb. – An inmate at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI) assaulted a staff member Wednesday. The inmate struck the staff member in the head and face.  The assault occurred at approximately 12:45 p.m. in a staff office on... Read More

In a Switch, U.S. Abstains From Cuba Embargo Vote at U.N.

The U.S. abstained for the first time from a vote on a United Nations resolution calling for an end to the U.S. embargo on Cuba, as part of a major policy reversal. The final vote on Wednesday was 191 in favor of the resolution, with the U.S. and ... Read More

John Redmond Reservoir Dredging Project- Phase I Complete

Kansas Water Office - The Kansas Water Office (KWO) is pleased to announce the first phase of dredging at John Redmond Reservoir is complete. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) began dredging operations this past May. The project is the first of its... Read More