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Anthrax Found in Livestock in ND, TX

OMAHA (DTN) -- Anthrax, a disease which can affect both livestock and humans, continues to be an issue in different places across the country this growing season. At least two states have reported liv... Read More

Grand Island locations arranged for state fair shuttles

Courtesy/Nebraska State Fair. Grand Island, Neb. --  Rain-softened grass parking lots have forced the Nebraska State Fair to expand shuttle service. The free shuttles will be available at seven locations around Grand Island. Fair executive di... Read More

Recall drive targets mayor in southeast Nebraska's Geneva

GENEVA, Neb. (AP) - A recall petition drive is targeting the mayor of Geneva in southeast Nebraska. The Fillmore County petition filing states as the reasons for the recall that 28-year-old Eric Kamler is "financially, socially, ethically irrespon... Read More

Raising Nebraska adds flood, climate experience to exhibit space

With the Nebraska State Fair just around the corner, top country music acts, carnival rides and cotton candy may be on your mind. But add to the list one more state fair MUST DO this year: Visit Raising Nebraska on the fairgrounds. Because they... Read More

USDA Pulls Employees from Crop Tour Following Threat

Farmer angst spread to Pro Farmer’s Midwest Crop Tour Wednesday. The Department of Agriculture pulled all personnel from the tour after an angry farmer allegedly threatened a USDA employee over the phone. Pro Farmer says the threat reported on t... Read More

Broncos Lose Season Opener

Hastings, NE – The electricity of Lynn Farrell Arena was just what you would want for the first game of the season.  With a match that was up and down like a rollercoaster, the Hastings Lady Broncos Volleyball team dropped their home opener to No.... Read More

Del Monte Foods closing Minnesota plant, cutting 360 jobs

Del Monte Foods Inc. announced plans to cut 363 jobs from its plant in Sleepy Eye, Minn., according to documents filed with Minnesota's Department of Employment and Economic Development. In all, 69 full-time and 294 seasonal workers will be let go a... Read More

Union Pacific worker dies in Texas, pinned between 2 tankers

Beaumont, Texas -- Investigators say a Union Pacific worker has died after being pinned between two railway tanker cars in Southeast Texas. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says 39-year-old Travis Andrepont of Louisiana was killed before dawn... Read More

Watchdog warns of 'alarming' conditions in Nebraska prison

Lincoln, Neb. --  A Nebraska prisons watchdog has issued a warning about "alarming" conditions driven by staffing shortages and record overtime at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln. Doug Koebernick, the inspector general for corrections,... Read More

Farm Bureau Welcomes Tomato Deal with Mexico

The latest tomato agreement with Mexico shows the United States can work out trade disputes without resorting to tariffs and underscores the need to ratify the USMCA, the American Farm Bureau Federation said today.   “We are pleased and relieved... Read More

Smith to Hold Ag Update Tour Sessions in Alliance, York, and Auburn

Washington, D.C. – As part of his 2019 Ag Update Tour, Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) will host August listening sessions in Alliance, York, and Auburn. The Ag Update Tour provides Third District constituents an opportunity to hear from Smith an... Read More