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Brandon Benitz continues his weekly “Chat with the Chancellor” program here in the Summer 2020 semester.  He's once again joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska a... Read More

A Second Decline in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator   

Lincoln, Neb., May 28, 2020 – Nebraska’s leading economic indicator fell again during April 2020, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The leading indicator fell by 5.77% in April 2020, adding to its... Read More

2020 Adams County Fairfest shelved

Hastings, Neb. -- Each year, since 1872, the Adams County Fair has come together with the communities in our area to provide educational displays, showcase exhibitors, and provide vendors and sponsors an outlet for their businesses.  More importantl... Read More

Gov. Ricketts: Counties Must Resume Non-Appointment Operations for COVID-19 Expense Reimbursement

As Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts unveiled his administration's plan for disbursement of the $1.25 billion received through the federal CARES Act, he also detailed a requirement for counties seeking reimbursement of COVID-19 expenses. Speaking at... Read More

AUDIO - Cozad Native Creates COVID-19 Progression Rate Model for El Paso, Fort Bliss

An unexpected hero in the COVID-19 pandemic hails from a specialty that few outside the Army knew existed: The 1st Armored Division’s Operations Research and Systems Analysis officer, or ORSA. Maj. Evan Wolf, a Cozad, Nebraska native, and Univer... Read More

Hot Meals USA to Continue Food Service in Lexington

7,300 free hot meals were delivered or handed out in the past two weeks by Hot Meals USA in Lexington, and in an announcement by the Lexington Community Foundation a decision to extend this effort for four more weeks has been made. While continuing ... Read More

11th Nebraska prison employee tests positive for COVID-19

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - State officials say another Nebraska prisons employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says in a news release that a staff member at the Lincoln Correctional Center tested positiv... Read More

Nebraska schools prepare for fall amid pandemic uncertainty

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska schools are preparing for a rangef possibilities for the fall as the coronavirus pandemic continues to claim lives and disrupt daily life. The Nebraska Department of Education already had an effort called Launch Nebrask... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Spring 2020 semester.  He's once again joined by a special guest, Dr. Kelly Bruns, the interim Dean at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis. This we... Read More

Poll: 54% Applying for Total PPP Loan Forgiveness

One-quarter of small-business borrowers anticipate needing additional help LINCOLN, Neb., May 21, 2020—As applications for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans slow, the nation’s leading small-business association today released the results... Read More

Ricketts Announces Looser Restrictions During Thursday COVID-19 Media Briefing

Gov. Pete Ricketts announced some big changes on Directed Health Measures during today's daily briefing on Nebraska's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are clips from each segment from today's program: Read More