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Small plane makes emergency landing at Millard Airport

MILLARD, Neb.  -- No injuries have been reported after a small plane made an emergency landing at the Millard Airport near Omaha. Television station KETV reports that the plane made an emergency lan... Read More

Report: Nebraska prisons, jails charge more for tampons

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A new report says female inmates in Nebraska's prisons and largest jails are paying as much as 50 percent more for tampons and menstrual products than they would at local grocery stores and pharmacies. The American Civil Liber... Read More

Grassley, Tester Press Ag Secretary to Implement GIPSA Rule

Sens. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and John Tester, D-Montana, asked U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to move forward on implementing Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, or GIPSA, rule, in a letter to Perdue on Wednesd... Read More


Sue Pearman, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Educator in Central Sandhills Area, has been named the 2017 recipient of the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) Distinguished Service Award. Sue was recogni... Read More

Drones are buzzing toward increased crop production

LINCOLN, Neb. — A new research project funded by the United States Department of Agriculture and the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska seeks to deploy unmanned aircraft (drones) in search of improved crop irrig... Read More

Seward County I-80 Stop Uncovers $30,000 Worth of Marijuana, Hashish

SEWARD, Neb. - On October 17, 2017 at approximately 5:00 p.m., the Seward County K-9 Unit conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 80. During the traffic stop Sgt. Vance was able to smell an extremely strong marijuana order. The K-9 was then deployed a... Read More

Senate Agriculture Committee Sends USDA Nominees Ibach, Northey to Full Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., today announced the Committee voted to favorably report nominees Gregory Ibach, of Nebrask... Read More

(Video) Lopers Picked To Finish 10th In MIAA

Kearney, Neb. – The Nebraska Kearney women's basketball team has been picked 10th in the MIAA preseason coaches' poll. The poll was released today in conjunction with "Virtual Media Day." Note head coaches vote on the makeup of the poll and cannot ... Read More

Men's basketball pegged eighth in GPAC preseason poll

SEWARD, Neb. – Just 11 days out from the opening of the 2017-18 Concordia hoops season, the GPAC released its preseason men’s basketball coaches’ poll on Thursday (Oct. 19). The Bulldogs picked up 28 points in the poll, slotting them in at t... Read More

Women's basketball picked to repeat as GPAC champs

SEWARD, Neb. – The Concordia University women’s basketball team gobbled up 10 first-place votes in the GPAC preseason coaches’ poll released on Thursday (Oct. 19) by the league. Twelfth-year head coach Drew Olson’s squad has been picked to... Read More

Gretna delays plan to double size after Sarpy County lawsuit

GRETNA, Neb. (AP) _ Gretna officials are delaying plans to double the city's land area after Sarpy County filed a lawsuit to block the city's annexation plans. The Omaha World-Herald reports the Gretna City Council voted Wednesday night to delay o... Read More