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USDA Recognizes Hard-Working School Meals Professionals, Empowers Them to Do Right in School Lunchrooms

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today issued the following statement in support of President Donald J. Trump’s National School Lunch Week Proclamation. The U.S. Department of Agriculture... Read More

UNK research project targets national opioid epidemic

KEARNEY – Roughly two-thirds of all drug overdose deaths involve opioids, which kill an average of 130 people in the United States each day. Of those opioid-related deaths – more than 47,000 in 2017 alone – about a third are caused by pain m... Read More

Nebraska Press Woman name Jill Claflin of Cozad Communicator of Achievement

              Fremont – Nebraska Press Women (NPW) tapped long-time journalist Jill Claflin of Cozad as the organization’s new Communicator of Achievement (COA). At a noon luncheon in Fremont on Saturday, Oct. 12, Claflin was announ... Read More

FKC Tournament Continues Tonight

Kearney Catholic is the host site of the FKC Volleyball Tournament Tonight. Click below for the schedule. Tonight's Semifinals can be heard on 880 KRVN and 106.9 FM. 2019 VB Tournament Bracket  ...... Read More

Australia deports woman to Vietnam over smuggled pork

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia for the first time has canceled a tourist's visa over undeclared food as the country tries to keep itself free of African swine fever. The 45-year-old woman who arrived at Sydney International Airport on Satu... Read More

Handguns and Cocaine Seized on I-80

SEWARD COUNTY- On Monday, October 14, 2019, the Seward County Sheriff conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 80 that led to the arrest of one male. The stop also resulted in the seizure of cocaine, hallucinogens, and two handguns. The stop occurre... Read More

Larry E. Sitzman scholarship available

Application deadline for submissions: November 10, 2019 LINCOLN — College students enrolled as full-time undergraduate or graduate students at a fully accredited Nebraska college, university or technical college in an agriculture-related deg... Read More

Matching grants available from NPPD for purchase, installation of EV charging stations

Columbus, Neb. – Interest in electric vehicles (EV) continues to grow and Nebraska Public Power District is aiming to assist in the addition of charging stations in its service territory. At the same time, the Nebraska Department of Environment ... Read More

Trade Aid Includes Lamb Purchases

The Department of Agriculture is moving forward with select trade aid provision in buying U.S. lamb products. USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service recently announced the food purchase of up to $17 million of American lamb for distribution to vario... Read More

Girls State Golf Wraps Up Tuesday

The NSAA State High School Golf Tournaments wrap up on Tuesday. Click here for results...... Read More

The Engler Journey: Eli Wolfe

Eli Wolfe has realized the importance of paving his own entrepreneurial path. During his freshmen year in the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship program, the Kearney, Nebraska, native decided to start a clothing business, SWAE. The business was ... Read More