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NHA Leadership Institute begins 2019 Class XVI

LINCOLN, NEB. - The Nebraska Hospital Association Research & Educational Foundation (NHAREF) Leadership Institute is pleased to begin Class XVI (16). Nearing the 400 mark of alumni, the Leadership... Read More

Commission approves fees for new Schramm Education Center

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission established user fees for the new Schramm Education Center during its meeting Jan. 18 at its Lincoln headquarters. Schramm Education Center, built on the site of the former Aksarben Aquarium... Read More

Hastings beef plant cited after employee severely burned by Ammonia

  HASTINGS, NE – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Noah’s Ark Processors LLC – based in Hastings, Nebraska – for process safety management violations after an employee suffere... Read More

Nebraska commission considers historical horse race betting

Grand Island,  Neb. -- A Nebraska commission will consider approving a race track's request to allow wagering on historical horse races, even as the state attorney general challenges its legality. The Nebraska Racing Commission this week revisite... Read More

Perdue Foods LLC Recalls Simplysmart Organics Gluten Free Chicken Nugget Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Perdue Foods, LLC, a Perry, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 68,244 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically wood, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food S... Read More

Motorists encountering slick & icy conditions

I-80 in both directions: Roadway is completely covered with ice. Between Exit 222: NE 21; Cozad (43 miles east of North Platte) and Exit 257: US 183; Holdrege;Elm Creek (16 miles west of Kearney). The roadway is completely covered with ice. ... Read More

Red Dirt lineup announced for Nebraska State Fair!

New bundle option allows fans to save big on largest lineup in decades   The Nebraska State Fair will bring four popular Red Dirt artists to this year's event.   They include: Granger Smith feat. Earl Dibbles Jr.  Friday, Aug. 23 ... Read More

Nebraska received funding to improve family engagement for student success

  The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE), in partnership with the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL), the Nebraska Children and Families Foundation (NCFF), and Unite for Literacy, will receive a five-year, $4.6 million grant to ... Read More

Nebraska Chief Justice: Demand up for problem-solving courts

Lincoln, Neb. -- Demand is growing for special courts that serve drug offenders, veterans and people with mental illnesses, but Nebraska's top judge says state officials don't have the resources needed to address it. Nebraska Supreme Court Chief J... Read More

The president of a medical-grade hemp company in Colorado is working with authorities in Oklahoma to get back a shipment of about 18,000 pounds of hemp that was seized by police

LOUISVILLE, Colo. (AP) _ The president of a medical-grade hemp company in Colorado is working with authorities in Oklahoma to get back a shipment of about 18,000 pounds (more than 8,000 kilograms) of hemp that was seized by police. The Daily Camer... Read More

Cooperative struggles, but finds opportunities to increase business

The Panhandle Cooperative Association held it's annual meeting Jan. 16, at the Gering Civic Center. The cooperative will not be paying out patronage this year, just like so many other cooperatives this year. "Our fiscal year was maybe a little ... Read More