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UNK celebrates milestone in STEM building construction

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney’s new STEM building reached a milestone Tuesday afternoon. Representatives from UNK and the construction team gathered for a ceremonial beam signing and topping-out event to celebrate the continu... Read More

High School Soccer Scores

Tuesday (04/23/2019) Aurora 2, Lincoln Lutheran/Raymond Central 0 Blair 4, Bennington 2 Columbus Scotus 2, Hastings 1 Crete 6, Northwest 1 Elkhorn 2, Waverly 1 (SO) Gretna 7, Plattsmouth 0 Kearney Catholic 3, Grand Island Central Catholic 1 ... Read More

Huskers drop 2-1 decision to Bluejays

Omaha, Neb. – The Nebraska baseball team (22-14) fell to Creighton, 2-1, in the series rubber match at TD Ameritrade Park on Tuesday night. Nebraska saw pitching appearances from Ethan Frazier (2.2 innings), Ben Klenke (1.0), Mike Waldron (2.1), ... Read More

Huskers hammer South Dakota

Lincoln, Neb. - The Nebraska softball team (16-27, 4-11 Big Ten) used a pair of three-run homers to cruise by South Dakota (30-22, 11-4 Summit League) by a score of 9-2 on Tuesday afternoon. Alyvia Simmons and Lindsey Walljasper each hit three-run... Read More

Some lawmakers still looking to cut Nebraska's corporate tax

Lincoln, Neb. -- Some Nebraska lawmakers are still looking for ways to cut the state's top corporate income tax rate so that it matches the rate paid by individuals. Members of the Legislature's Revenue Committee discussed the idea Tuesday but hav... Read More

NCBA CEO Kendal Frazier Announces Plans for Retirement

DENVER (April 23, 2019) - After 34 years with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), the past four as CEO, Kendal Frazier announced his plans for retirement this morning. Kendal’s career began as a farm broadcaster in Kansas, where he... Read More

Disaster Recovery Center will open in Howard County

LINCOLN, Neb. – The State of Nebraska and FEMA will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Howard County. Center location and hours:   HOWARD COUNTY Oak Street Manor (Housing Authority) 222 E. Oak St. Dannebrog, NE 68831 Tuesday, April ... Read More

USDA Opens Application Portal for New ReConnect Rural Broadband Infrastructure Program

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2019 – Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is now accepting online applications for funding through the new ReConnect Rural Broadband Pilot Program. These funds wi... Read More

(Video) Bauer Named New Nebraska Kearney Athletic Director

    https://youtu.be/-7srUm8DjIs KEARNEY – University of Nebraska at Kearney Chancellor Douglas Kristensen announced today( Tuesday) the Marc Bauer has been named the new Director Of Athletics at UNK. Bauer has been the interim A... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Proclaims Community Development Week

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts  on Monday signed a proclamation declaring the week of April 22nd-26th as Community Development Week in the state of Nebraska. “Community Development Week is an opportunity to celebrate the hard work by people... Read More

Report “Orphaned Containers” from Flood to 1-877-253-2603

The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality is partnering with the Environmental Protection Agency to identify, report and remove containers of potentially hazardous materials that were displaced by the March 2019 floods. Those who find t... Read More

USDA Launches Ace the Waste! Food Waste Contest for Students

 Food waste is a problem everyone can tackle, including our nation’s youth. As part of Winning on Reducing Food Waste Month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is launching Ace the Waste! A student competition for food waste reduction ide... Read More

Animal rights groups sue Iowa over its latest ag-gag law

Animal rights groups filed a federal lawsuit Monday challenging a new Iowa law that makes it a trespass crime to conduct undercover investigations at livestock farms, a measure the Legislature approved just weeks after a federal judge struck down a s... Read More

DHHS Promotes Supporting Families to Prevent Abuse and Neglect During Child Abuse Prevention Month

Lincoln – The key to preventing child abuse and neglect is strengthening families. The Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) Division of Children and Family Services (CFS) aims to keep families together, when it’s safe to do so, by... Read More