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China temporarily bans wildlife trade in wake of outbreak

China is temporarily banning the trade of wild animals following a viral outbreak in Wuhan, saying they will “severely investigate and punish” violators. The ban will continue until “the epid... Read More

Sorghum symposium is Jan. 30 in Curtis

CURTIS, Neb. — Grain sorghum producers are encouraged to attend the 2020 Sorghum Symposium hosted Thursday, January 30 at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at the Nebraska Agriculture Industry... Read More

President Trump Expected to Sign USMCA on Wednesday

White House and administration officials confirmed to CNN that the president will sign the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement on Wednesday. The new agreement was one of the president’s biggest priorities during his term and was passed out of Con... Read More

Feather Pluckers Chapter to Host Hunting Heritage Banquet in Lexington.

Lexington, NE - A new chapter has come to Lexington, Nebraska called “Feather Pluckers”. This chapter is part of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) who strive to not only preserve the wild turkey population, but also continue to hunt and ... Read More

Commission schedules youth fishing instructor workshops

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has scheduled workshops for youth fishing instructors. Instructors are part of the Youth Fishing Program, a statewide team of volunteers and Game and Parks staffers who host educational fish... Read More

ASF Grows in Poland; Drives German Action

According to recent report by the World Health Organization (OIE), western Poland recorded 55 outbreaks of ASF in wild boars last month. However, the news from this month is even more dire with the Polish Central Veterinary Inspectorate reporting mor... Read More

One death, two injuries in late Sunday morning accidents

  One person died in pickup rollover accident near Lexington Sunday morning, leading to a secondary collision with two semis behind it. It occurred around 11:45am Sunday about three miles east of Lexington, both accidents occurred in the west... Read More

Nebraska jobless rate remains 3.1% for 6th straight month

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Officials say Nebraska's unemployment rate of 3.1% didn't change in December, the sixth straight month the rate has remained at that figure. A report issued Friday says the preliminary December rate was three-tenths of a point... Read More

UPDATE: I-80 Westbound lanes reopened from Overton to Lexington following accident

  UPDATE: Lanes reopened at 3:00pm!   The westbound lanes of Interstate 80 are closed at the Overton Interchange(mm 248).   Responders are working to clear the scene of a second  accident about three miles east of Lexington on I... Read More

China’s ASF Problem Remains Bleak for 2020; Vietnam Shows Glimmer of Hope

Despite 2019 having been China’s official “Year of the Pig,” things could not have been much worse for the nation’s swine herd, its farmers or the country’s 1.4 billion consumers who have a strong preference for pork as a protein. On a p... Read More

Nebraska chapter of ACLU hires new legal director

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union says it has hired an Omaha attorney as its new legal director. Adam Sipple will lead the state ACLU's legal program, replacing Amy Miller, who resigned in November. Be... Read More