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Roberts, McCaskill Discuss Protecting Nation's Food Supply

Two U.S. senators from Kansas and Missouri say an emphasis on protecting the nation's food supply has waned since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and it's time to make the issue a priority again. Se... Read More

Nebraska unemployment for July drops slightly from June

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary unemployment rate dropped slightly in July to 2.8 percent. That compared to 2.9 percent in June. The department said in a report released Friday that the July rate ... Read More

Huskers Nearing Close of Training Camp

Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska football team continued to work through its final week of training camp Friday morning, practicing inside Memorial Stadium for two and a half hours in full pads. Head Coach Mike Riley spoke to the media following ... Read More

South Korea Lifts U.S. Poultry Ban

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced  that the government of South Korea has lifted its ban on imports of U.S. poultry and poultry products, including fresh eggs. Korea had imposed the ban in response to a recen... Read More

Gov. Ricketts, Ag Director Celebrate Opening of Argentina to U.S Pork

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Greg Ibach issued statements following news that the Trump Administration has reached an agreement with Argentina that opens another market for U.S. agricul... Read More

Legends Alabama coming to NEBRASKAland DAYS

Country Music’s original super group returns to North Platte for the 2018 NEBRASKAland DAYS US Cellular Summer Jam Concert series. Alabama, loaded with a library of number one singles and awards, will close the 2018 Celebration on Saturday, June ... Read More

Fischer: U.S. Deal with Argentina Will Expand Opportunities for NE Pork Producers

SCOTTSBLUFF, NEB. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) released the following statement today after President Donald Trump announced a new U.S. deal to export American pork to Argentina: "I am pleased the administration has negotiated a deal with... Read More

Man suspected of posting racist flyers cited by police

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a 50-year-old Hastings man suspected of plastering racist posters on city utility poles has been ticketed. The Grand Island Independent reported Thursday that police had identified the man after receiving repo... Read More

Deere Announces Third-Quarter Earnings of $642 Million

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The harvest has come in for stock investors in Deere & Co (DE.N) but a more plentiful bounty may rest on further improvement in the farm equipment maker's performance. Even in a strong year for machinery stocks, Deere shares... Read More

Lighthizer: NAFTA Costing Jobs, Failing Americans

At the start of the negotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement this week, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told reports the deal had benefited many Americans, but it had also failed countless others. Lighthizer noted that C... Read More

2 killed when Amtrak train strikes car in southwest Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. - Authorities say two people have died after an Amtrak train struck their car at a southwest Lincoln railroad crossing. Lincoln television station KOLN reports that the crash happened around 12:30 a.m. Friday. Two unidentified males ... Read More