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McCook Aquatic Park Now Open

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Jul 17, 2024 / Hometown Family Radio

The New McCook Aquatic Park is now officially open.  Swimmers can enjoy free swimming the rest of the summer thanks to the McCook Community Fo...
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Nebraska State Fair Board to Meet Friday

Jul 17, 2024 / NSF

NEBRASKA STATE FAIR BOARDREVISED Meeting AgendaJuly 19, 2024 – 1:00 PMAdministrative Offices, Grand Island, NE1. Call to Order2. Roll Call3. ...
Ag Land Management Webinar to Offer the Latest on Cash Rents

Ag Land Management Webinar to Offer the Latest on Cash Rents

Jul 16, 2024 / UNL

Lincoln, Nebraska, July 16, 2024 — The latest trends in 2024 Nebraska cash rental rates and issues related to landlord and tenant communicati...
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State Auditor's Report Shows Several Deficiencies in the NDOT

Jul 16, 2024 / KRGI News

A Nebraska State Auditor's Report shows several issues with the department in 2023. Here's a summary of the issues. NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPO...
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Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition Report

Jul 15, 2024 / USDA

LINCOLN, Neb. July 15, 2024 - For the week ending July 14, 2024, there were 6.3 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National ...
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Tax Receipts Near Target, Put State in Position to Pursue Property Tax Reform

Jul 15, 2024 / Press Release

LINCOLN, NE – Final general fund tax receipts for fiscal year (FY) 2023-2024 came in near target – putting the state in good position t...
NDOT Releases Fatality Numbers and Urges Caution

NDOT Releases Fatality Numbers and Urges Caution

Jul 15, 2024 / NDOT

July 15, 2024 (Lincoln, Neb.) — During the month of June 2024, nineteen people were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, according...
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Nebraska Crop Production Report

Jul 13, 2024 / USDA

LINCOLN, Neb. July 12, 2024 - Based on July 1 conditions, Nebraska's winter wheat production is forecast at 48.6 million bushels, up 31% from ...
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Making the Case for Property Tax Reform

Jul 13, 2024 / Governor Jim Pillen

The health of Nebraska’s economy is at stake when state senators return to Lincoln for the special legislative session I’m convening Ju...
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The Border Crisis is Damaging to International Trade

Jul 13, 2024 / By Rep. Adrian Smith

Securing our country’s borders and safeguarding the American people are fundamental responsibilities of the federal government. Ongoing human...
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Smith Reminds Third District Students to Apply for Youth Advisory Council

Jul 13, 2024 / Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) is currently accepting applications for the 2024-2025 Youth Advisory Council. Third Distri...
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Reining in the Power of Unelected Bureaucrats

Jul 12, 2024 / Pete Ricketts

The Supreme Court recently made an incredibly significant ruling that returns the power to make laws to Congress. In Loper Bright Enterprises v. Ra...
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Nebraska State Fair announces outdoor concert improvements, including new seating policy

Jul 12, 2024 / NSF

The Nebraska State Fair is eager to announce a new policy allowing guests to bring their own lawn chairs for general admission seating at all outdo...
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CIR Upholds Governor Pillen’s Order for State Employees to Return to Workplace

Jul 12, 2024 / Press Release

LINCOLN, NE -- The Nebraska Commission of Industrial Relations (CIR), which rules on labor disputes, issued an order upholding Governor Jim Pillen&...
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Troopers Make 29 DUI Arrests During Holiday Weekend Campaign

Jul 10, 2024 / NSP

JULY 10, 2024 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol removed from the road 29 impaired drivers during the Independen...
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DNR Director Riley Announces Departure from State Government

Jul 10, 2024 / Press Release

LINCOLN, NE – Today, Governor Jim Pillen announced that Tom Riley, director of the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be lea...
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PSC Closes 911 Windstream Investigation

Jul 9, 2024 / PSC

The Nebraska Public Service Commission has issued an Order (911- 076/PI-249) closing its investigation into three separate 911 outages involvi...
UNK students Alexys Hurt and Brodie Mitchell gained firsthand experience in rural health care through the Rural Immersion Program. They shadowed professionals at Sidney Regional Medical Center and spent five days in the western Nebraska community. (Photo by Erika Pritchard, UNK Communications)

Rural Immersion Program brings UNK Health Science Students to the Communities That Need Them

Jul 9, 2024 / By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications

SIDNEY – Brodie Mitchell and Alexys Hurt sat at a table inside a cozy coffee shop just off Interstate 80, sipping specialty drinks and discus...
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The Nebraska Corn Board Kicks off New Fiscal Year with New Program Focuses

Jul 9, 2024 / Jill Parrent Director of Communications Nebraska Corn Board

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) began the new fiscal year on July 1 which brings new programs funded by the checkoff for the 20...
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Cultivating a Culture of Love & Life

Jul 9, 2024 / Governor Jim Pillen

July 8, 2024We are winning the fight to protect unborn babies here in Nebraska. After I signed a new law last year to ban abortions after 12 weeks,...
Stolen Vehicles, Stolen Firearms Recovered after Multi-County Pursuit

Stolen Vehicles, Stolen Firearms Recovered after Multi-County Pursuit

Jul 8, 2024 / NSP

JULY 8, 2024 (OGALLALA, NEB.)  — Nebraska State Troopers arrested three people and recovered multiple stolen firearms after pursuits wit...
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UNMC Interim Chancellor Davies names interim academic leaders

Jul 8, 2024 / UNMC

H. Dele Davies, MD, makes key academic appointments at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. H. Dele Davies, MD, interim chancellor of UNMC, ...
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Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition Report

Jul 8, 2024 / USDA

LINCOLN, Neb. July 8, 2024 - For the week ending July 7, 2024, there were 4.4 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Ag...
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State Patrol Begins 70th Basic Recruit Camp

Jul 8, 2024 / NSP

JULY 8, 2024 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — The next class of recruits has started their journey to becoming a Nebraska State Trooper. The recr...
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Lt. Governor Kelly to Lead Trade Mission to Indonesia

Jul 5, 2024 / Press Release

LINCOLN, NE – In just over a week, Lieutenant Governor Joe Kelly will lead a 20-plus member trade delegation to Indonesia. The week and a hal...