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USDA Announces $16 Million Funding Opportunity to Support Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced up to $16 million in available funding to help socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers own and operate successful farms. Funding is m... Read More

(Video) 2019 NCGA Corn Congress

The 2019 Corn Congress kicked off in Washington D.C. this week. Corn farmers from across the nation are talking about policy and issues that are important not only to the corn producer but agriculture. Attendees are making policy decisions for... Read More

Kansas Soybean Commission to meet Aug. 26

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas Soybean Commission (KSC) will conduct its Annual Meeting Monday, Aug. 26, at the Kansas Soybean Building in Topeka. It is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. During that meeting, the commissioners will elect officers for the c... Read More

Report: Speed, alcohol factors in crash that killed teens

Gretna, Neb. -- Investigators say they found evidence of alcohol use and excessive speed in a crash that killed four Gretna teenage girls and seriously injured a fifth. A report released Tuesday by the Sarpy County Sheriff's Office says the car wa... Read More

50 Years Later, Hot Dogs are Still Out of this World

This week as the United States commemorates 50 years since the Apollo 11 astronauts landed on the moon, the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) celebrates one of the first foods eaten by Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin Jr. o... Read More

Day 13, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

This is day 13 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. Harvest continues to roll through northern Kansas as farmers try to p... Read More

Information Open House July 30 for Improvements to  U.S. Highway 81 in Stromsburg

July 16, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) — The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) will hold a public information open house regarding proposed improvements to U.S. Highway 81 (US-81) in the City of Stromsburg, Polk County.  The meeting will be he... Read More

 PSC seeks to fill vacancies on 911 Service System Advisory Committee

  lincoln, July 16, 2019 – The Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) is accepting applications to fill two vacancies on the 911 Service System Advisory Committee (911 SSAC).   The two vacancies are for representatives in public safety (... Read More

Two people detained following Dawson County pursuit Tuesday evening

RRN/ A Dawson County Sheriff's deputy escorts a detainee at the Cozad Interstate 80 interchange following a pursuit on Tuesday July 16, 2019. Pursued vehicle in background.   Two people were taken into custody following a pursuit Tuesday ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts to host Nebraska economic development summit

Lincoln, Neb. -- Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is set to host the state's annual economic development summit. Ricketts will also unveil a new website Wednesday designed to attract and retain talented workers. The Nebraska Governor's Economic Deve... Read More

Martinez Named to Davey O'Brien Award Watch List

Lincoln -- Nebraska sophomore quarterback Adrian Martinez earned his second watch list recognition of the week, as he was named to the 2019 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award Watch List this afternoon. Martinez, who is one of only six soph... Read More