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Center for Consumer Freedom takes on alt-meat ingredients

The Center for Consumer Freedom is taking on the idea that plant-based meat products are healthier than traditional meats from animals. The CCF began running full-page ads in two of the nation’s ... Read More

Division of Developmental Disabilities to Host Listening Sessions

  LINCOLN – The Director of the Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) Division of Developmental Disabilities is hosting “Let’s Talk” meetings across the state to gather input on services provided by the Division. Courtney Mil... Read More

Herbicides, bugs on plant strategies wrestle tenacious invasive weed

Cheyenne area rancher Nina Haas walked slowly in the range grass, lush from summer rain, looking down at Dalmatian toadflax plants, and stopped. Something had grabbed her attention, and she went down to one knee for a closer look. “There,” she... Read More

Are you looking for a life changing experience??

The cast of Up with Peopleis coming back to Grand Island in 10 days and we are still looking for a home for 65 of our participants!! Hosting an international cast member of Up with People is such a great opportunity for you and your family t... Read More

Man arrested in Lexington death

  A 23-year-old Lexington man was arrested in Lexington early Saturday morning after a man was found unresponsive in downtown Lexington a couple of hours earlier.   Lexington Police Chief Tracy Wolf says rescuers and law enforcement were di... Read More

Wheat organization 'Tweets' back on Trump Comments

President Donald Trump’s recent comments on wheat exports to Japan have generated some negative press among one of his biggest groups of supporters. The Hagstrom Report reported when the president was speaking in Pennsylvania, one of the topics ... Read More

UNMC students, faculty in Kearney offer free sports screenings Sept. 7 for Special Olympics athletes

Physical assessments allow athletes to compete in the Special Olympics Students and faculty from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Kearney Division and UNMC College of Allied Health Professions in Kearney, are offerin... Read More

Man Points Gun At Children In Waco, Authorities Still Searching For Him

WACO, NE-  At approximately 7:52 P.M. Thursday evening a man driving a white Dodge Ram flatbed pickup with a Corn Grower License plate pointed a gun at kids, then proceeded to fire the gun into the air in a park in the town of Waco.  A 9 mm casing ... Read More

Nebraska Grain Sorghum Board to Hold Producer Workshops in September

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Grain Sorghum Board will host four workshops for new and returning sorghum producers, educators, and industry partners in September. The workshops will provide pertinent information in regard to the harvesting and marketing ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts appoints Adam Grabenstein to the Nebraska Corn Board

LINCOLN, Neb. – Gov. Pete Ricketts recently appointed Adam Grabenstein, from Farnam, to the District 5 region of the Nebraska Corn Board, which consists of Buffalo, Dawson, Hall, Howard and Sherman counties. Grabenstein replaced Tim Scheer, from St... Read More

Central Platte NRD to Hold Levy Hearing for 2020 Budget

(GRAND ISLAND, NE)  A levy hearing is scheduled at 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, August 29, 2019, for the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s 2020 budget. The NRD board’s August meeting will begin at 2:00 with both being held at the NRD office ... Read More