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Burwell Man Booked

Burwell Man Booked

Jun 27, 2024 / KRGI News

William R. Weber Jr. age 55, of Burwell, NE was booked into the Valley County jail Wednesday by Nebraska State Patrol for Garfield County. He was c...
Adrian Smith 3rd Dist

Smith Announces Upcoming Staff Outreach Events

Jun 27, 2024 / Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Constituents of Third District Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) are invited to meet with a member of his staff during the m...
Lincoln State News

Gov. Pillen Calls on State Board to Expand Access to Dentists in Nebraska

Jun 26, 2024 / Press Release

 LINCOLN, NE – Governor Jim Pillen is calling on the Nebraska Board of Dentistry to change its licensing standards in a way that would h...
Nebraska AG Mike Hilgers Release

Nebraska Attorney General Hilgers Announces First Settlements in Campaign Against Delta 8 Retail Industry

Jun 26, 2024 / AG

Lincoln -- Nebraska Attorney General Mike Hilgers announces the first two settlements in his statewide campaign to clean up the Delta 8 retail mark...
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Ricketts, Risch Demand Answers for Biden Admin’s Release of Terror Watchlist Suspects into U.S.

Jun 26, 2024 / Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Pete Ricketts (R-NE) and Jim Risch (R-ID) demanded answers from the Biden administration after reports revea...
Nebraska AG Mike Hilgers Release

Scammers Targeting Nebraska Nonprofits with Fraudulent Refunds

Jun 26, 2024 / AG

Lincoln -- Individual Americans donated more than $326 billion in 2023, according to Giving USA's Annual Report on Philanthropy. Unfortunately, sc...
Nebraska Farmers Union

NeFU Thanks Sec. Vilsack for Fourth Proposed Rule to Strengthen Packers and Stockyards Act Enforcement

Jun 26, 2024 / John Hansen NFU

June 25, 2024 Lincoln, NE –Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) thanks USDA Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack for his leadership in pursuit of lo...
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Governor Pillen Provides Further Guidance Regarding Special Session to Fix Property Tax Crisis

Jun 26, 2024 / Press Release

LINCOLN, NE – Today, Governor Jim Pillen sent a letter to Speaker of the Legislature John Arch, announcing his intent to call senators back i...
2024 Junior Law Girls

58 High School Cadets Train Like Troopers at Junior Law Academy

Jun 26, 2024 / NSP

JUNE 25, 2024 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — 58 high school students got the chance to train like a trooper last week at the Nebraska State Pat...
Platte Institute

Platte Institute Releases Vision for Lowering Property Taxes

Jun 25, 2024 / Ryan Kopsa Platte Institue

OMAHA, NE — Today, the Platte Institute unveiled a  new resource outlining its vision for lowering property taxes in Nebraska. This repo...
Nebraska Department of Labor

Nebraska's Unemployment Remains Steady

Jun 25, 2024 / NDOL

The Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) announced today that Nebraska’s preliminary unemployment rate for May 2024 is 2.5 percent, seasonally...
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Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition Report

Jun 25, 2024 / USDA

LINCOLN, Neb. June 24, 2024 - For the week ending June 23, 2024, there were 5.2 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National ...
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Game and Parks temporarily closes areas affected by Missouri River flooding

Jun 25, 2024 / Press Release

Riverview Marina State Recreation Area and portions of Indian Cave State Park are closed immediately until further notice due to surging Missouri R...
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Gov. Pillen Declares State of Emergency for Counties Along Missouri River

Jun 25, 2024 / Press Release

LINCOLN, NE – Governor Jim Pillen is acting proactively to mitigate the impact of any flooding that happens along the Missouri River. Today, ...
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Nebraska Cattle on Feed UP One Percent

Jun 24, 2024 / USDA

LINCOLN, Neb. June 21, 2024 - Nebraska feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.48 million cattle on feed on June 1, accor...
Adrian Smith 3rd Dist

The Future of Agriculture Calls for Decisive Leadership

Jun 24, 2024 / By Rep. Adrian Smith

Last weekend, the 8th Annual All Nebraska Tractor Drive took place in Franklin and Harlan Counties. The event featured roughly 100 antique tractors...
Gov. Pillen Announces Full Slate of Town Halls to Close Out Month

Gov. Pillen Announces Full Slate of Town Halls to Close Out Month

Jun 24, 2024 / Press Release

 LINCOLN, NE – Governor Jim Pillen is finishing out the month of June with a full slate of town halls in western and central Nebraska. A...
Pete Ricketts Weekly Column

Senator Ricketts’ Weekly Column: Celebrating Nebraska Biofuels

Jun 21, 2024 / Pete Ricketts

June marks the start of a busy summer driving season. This year, many American families are feeling the pain of prices at the pump. Since Joe Biden...
Dele Davies, MD, UNMC senior vice chancellor for academic affairs

Regents approve new bachelor’s degree at UNMC to build pharmacy workforce

Jun 20, 2024 / UNMC

Pending final approval from Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, an inaugural class of 10 new students is expected...
Creighton News Release

Rural Mainstreet Economy Down for 10th Straight Month

Jun 20, 2024 / Creighton University

OMAHA, Neb. (June 20, 2024) — For a 10th straight month, the overall Rural Mainstreet Index (RMI) sank below growth neutral, according to the...
Caption: (L-R) Susan Nutt receives the Stewart Award from Jim Stewart and Dr. Larry Gossen, dean.

NCTA Announces Award

Jun 20, 2024 / NCTA

By NCTA News We are pleased to recognize several of our dedicated NCTA faculty and staff members, as nominated by their peers, with annual awards....
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UPDATE Wednesday Morning I-80 Assault With Knife Leads To Death

Jun 20, 2024 / Hall County Sheriff Release

(Grand Island, NE) - On June 19th, 2024, at 7:08 a.m. Hall County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 4148 Interstate 80, mile marker 316 ½...
Noah Young lives on a 5-acre farm in rural Adams County with his wife Sierra and their four children. (Photo by Erika Pritchard, UNK Communications)

UNK grad grows social media following with his ‘edutaining’ Shiloh Farm accounts

Jun 18, 2024 / By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications

RURAL KENESAW – Noah Young isn’t your typical Nebraska farmer. He’s quick to admit that. “I always tell people I’m ...
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State Fair Board to Meet

Jun 18, 2024 / NSF

NEBRASKA STATE FAIR BOARDREVISED Meeting AgendaJune 21, 2024 – 1:00 PMAdministrative Offices, Grand Island, NE1. Call to Order2. Roll Call3. ...
Buffalo County Sheriff

Buffalo County Sheriff's Department Reports Incident

Jun 17, 2024 / BC Sheriff

On the afternoon of Monday, June 17, 2024 the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of an adult female experiencing a mental he...