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Juvenile Arrested Following Multi-County Pursuit

Omaha, Neb. -- June 25, 2019 -- Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP), with the assistance of the Omaha Police Department, arrested a juvenile following a pursuit that began near Gretna and en... Read More

Nebraska archeologists hope to find nothing in flooded farms

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Archeologists surveying recently flooded Nebraska farms are hoping — for once — to not find anything historically significant as such a discovery could delay federal aid to the beleaguered farmers. After the massive sprin... Read More

New Tariffs Could Hit Pesticides

Proposed actions to impose new tariffs on China will hurt U.S. farmers and consumers was the key message delivered today by CropLife America (CLA) CEO Chris Novak in front of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Section 301 Panel. As current... Read More

Nebraska Extension to offer record-keeping classes for farmers and ranchers

“Good Farmer to Great Manager” record-keeping classes will teach farmers and ranchers to keep accurate records for their operations. Nebraska Extension is offering the classes at three locations across the state in July. “In this class, you ... Read More

Woman accused of setting fire to bar takes plea deal

Arnold, Neb. -- A woman accused of setting fire to a bar she was buying in central Nebraska has taken a plea deal. Custer County District Court records say 54-year-old Jane Chestnutt pleaded guilty last week to criminal mischief and attempted arso... Read More

Hershey Male Arrested for Threats

On Sunday,  June 23,  around 4:30 p.m., Deputies responded to a disturbance in Hershey, NE. It was reported a male subject had threatened his grandmother with a knife. Deputies located the elderly female hiding inside the house. She reported her... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Celebrates Merger of Two Agencies

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts, along with Director Jim Macy, head of the newly created Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy, celebrated the merger of the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality and the Nebraska Energy Office... Read More

Futures One Crop Progress Report *AUDIO*

Ninety-six percent of intended corn acres and 85% of intended soybean acres were planted as of Sunday, June 23, according to this week's USDA NASS Crop Progress report. For the portion of the crops that had emerged, corn was rated 56% in good-to-exce... Read More

Aubrey Trail cuts own throat in court

WILBER, Neb. - A man on trial for the 2017 slaying of a Lincoln woman slashed his neck Monday morning and fell from a wheelchair during court proceedings. 52 year old  Aubrey Trail yelled ``Bailey is innocent, and I curse you all'' Monday before ... Read More

Nebraska slowly rolls out voter-approved Medicaid expansion

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska officials are laying the groundwork for the state's voter-approved Medicaid expansion program, but many people who will eventually qualify now face a long and difficult wait. About 90,000 low-income Nebraska residents... Read More

Armada of barges cleared for Mississippi River shipments after floods

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The upper Mississippi River reopened to barge traffic on Friday as vessels were cleared to ship through St. Louis harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said, and the situation quickly became a logistics nightmare as dozens of towboa... Read More