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Free legal vailable through Legal Aid’s Disaster Relief Project

  Extreme flooding has devastated parts of Nebraska as heavy rains have mixed with melting snow. Multitudes of people have been ordered to evacuate their home and town. A third of the resident... Read More

Nebraskans Band Together to Help Flood Victims

Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) continues to work with multiple public and private partners to serve those affected by the floods in Nebraska. Information lines: Members of the public who have questions can call... Read More

Insurance and reporting your disaster losses

  The Nebraska Department of Insurance has posted a list of resources and FAQ's to assist Nebraska flood victims.    It is located at: https://doi.nebraska.gov/sites/doi.nebraska.gov/files/doc/ConsumerAlertResourcesforFloodVictims.pdf ... Read More

Flooding Continues to the South

Last week’s bomb cyclone continues to inundate parts of the Midwest with flood waters this week. Following the storm that hit Nebraska the hardest, the flood waters made their way downstream over the weekend to include, Iowa Kansas and Missouri. Mu... Read More

U.S. Likely to Battle with EU Over Ag Before Trade Talks

U.S. Trade Representative chief agriculture negotiator Gregg Doud calls European Union protectionist measures "non-science-based" and "backward-looking." The comments signal a fight ahead between the EU and the U.S. before the two nations discuss a t... Read More

Boone County Health Center in Albion, Nebraska Receives $23,218,000   

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2019 – Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $91 million to build or improve community facilities and essential serv... Read More

Legislature: Week in Review

LINCOLN— The Revenue Committee heard a bill on March 15 that would require gender equity on the company boards receiving tax incentives. That was just one of the bills debated last week in the Nebraska Legislature. LB 724, introduced by Sen. Tony... Read More

Sen. Moran Reintroduces Bill to Incentivize Grocery Stores, Help Eliminate Food Deserts

Bipartisan legislation would incentivize grocers and non-profits to fulfill need in rural & urban areas   WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Mark R. Warner (D-Va.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Bob Casey (D-Pa.) reintr... Read More

Huskers blanked by Tulsa and Kansas

Lawrence, Kan. - The Nebraska softball team (10-12) dropped its first game on Sunday to Tulsa (18-8) by a score of 6-0. Tulsa's Samantha Pochop shut down the Huskers. She pitched a complete 7.0 innings and didn't allow any hits. She only gave up... Read More

Big game property damage to be discussed at meetings

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission invites landowners in southwest Nebraska to attend meetings regarding property damage caused by big game wildlife. These meetings will help Game and Parks assist landowners experiencing crop... Read More

Crop Progress Report

KANSAS - For the week ending March 17, 2019, there were 1.0 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 1 short, 56 adequate, and 43 surplus. ... Read More