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Ravenna man dead in car crash on Highway 10

A one-car fatal crash 1/2 mile south of Pleasanton was reported early Saturday. The Buffalo County Sheriff's office was called at about 2 a.m., but the time of the crash isn't known. According to the ... Read More

North Texas man gets 10 years for $5M cattle-buying scheme.

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ Prosecutors say a North Texas man must serve 10 years in federal prison for a cattle-buying scam that cost a Nebraska company more than $5 million. Tony Eugene Lyon of Fort Worth was sentenced Friday in Fort Worth. The 52-... Read More

Passenger plane makes emergency landing at Omaha airport.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A plane carrying about 80 people has made an emergency landing at Omaha's airport. Officials say the American Eagle jet made the emergency landing around 3 p.m. Friday. The plane had left Omaha's Eppley Airport earlier bound for... Read More

Union Pacific renews warnings about track dangers.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Union Pacific is renewing its campaign to urge people to stay off railroad tracks. The railroad has created a series of animated videos about the potential dangers of railroad tracks that Union Pacific posts on social media site... Read More

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Brandon Benitz is joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, for our weekly “Chat with the Chancellor” here in the Spring 2017 semester! This week, we talked about the University's announcement last wee... Read More

Op-Ed: Agriculture Education More Important Than Ever, and NU is a Vital Partner

The author, originally from Plymouth, is a University of Nebraska alum and agriculture educator and FFA (formally Future Farmers of America) advisor in Auburn Public Schools. National Agriculture Week is a special time for me – an opportunity to... Read More

Measles Case Reported in Nebraska

Lincoln—The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services received a report of a confirmed measles case in eastern Nebraska. The person spent time in both Douglas and Sarpy counties. Measles is a highly contagious disease spread through the air ... Read More

Saturday services for civic-minded Lexington Attorney Wes Lubberstedt

Lexington Attorney and community advocate Wes Lubberstedt died Wednesday in Lexington. He was 82. Lubberstedt and family moved to Lexington in 1971, where he was an attorney with a local law firm. He opened his own practice in 1979 at the present loc... Read More

Kansas Department of Agriculture Announces Specialty Crop Grant Opportunity

MANHATTAN, Kan. ­­— The Kansas Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for the 2017 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. Funds for the program are awarded to the agency by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing S... Read More

Nebraska preliminary jobless rate 3.2 percent in February

LINCOLN, Neb. - A new report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate for February dropped a tenth of a point from 3.2 percent in January. The Nebraska Labor Department said in a news release Friday that the rate matched the February 2016 rat... Read More

21 Abused/Neglected Dogs Taken From Merrick County Property

On March 18, 2017, the Merrick County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 156 Beck Road in Merrick County. A preliminary investigation concluded that twenty one (21) dogs were taken from the property and placed with the Central Nebraska H... Read More