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Forecast: Kansas farmers harvesting fewer bushels of wheat

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A new government report shows Kansas farmers are harvesting fewer bushels of winter wheat this year. The forecast released Friday is based on crop conditions July 1. The Ag... Read More

The Friday Fontanelle Final Bell with Sam Hudson of Cornbelt Marketing

WASDE Report No Phase Two China bought corn today Wheat sold Weather   ...... Read More

Health Alert issued for Maple Creek and Kirkman's Cove recreation area lakes

Lincoln, Neb. -- The state has issued a health alert for Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB), also known as toxic blue-green algae, at Maple Creek Recreation Area Lake in Colfax County and Kirkman’s Cove Lake in Richardson County. Additionally, Wagon Tra... Read More

Chicken Sandwich Showdown | Friday Five | July 10, 2020

Which restaurant has the best chicken sandwich? Popeyes | McDonald's | Chick-fil-A | Raising Cane's | KFC Rebel and Alex set out to find out, because Monday was National Fried Chicken Day. ...... Read More

Nebraska virus hospitalizations at lowest levels since April

LINCOLN - The number of people hospitalized for the coronavirus in Nebraska has fallen to its lowest level since mid-April, but state officials say residents still need to exercise caution to keep the virus from spreading. Nebraska's hospitals were t... Read More

Nebraska physician charged in husband's death out on bond

LEXINGTON - A Nebraska resident physician accused of fatally shooting her husband in front of their two children last month has been released on $100,000 bond. North Platte television station KNOP reports that 31-year-old Kathleen Jourdan put up 10% ... Read More

Children seriously injured when stolen car crashed in SUV

OMAHA - Police say several people - including two children - were seriously injured when a stolen car being chased by western Iowa police slammed into another vehicle in Omaha, Nebraska. The Omaha World-Herald reports incident began Thursday evening,... Read More

NPPD to resume normal bill collection Aug. 1

Columbus, Neb. – During Nebraska Public Power District’s Board of Directors July meeting, it was determined that the assessment of late payment charges will resume beginning Aug. 1, 2020. Disconnections for nonpayment are scheduled to begin at t... Read More

(AUDIO) Grazing workshop scheduled to boost grazing production

A three-day Regenerative Grazing Workshop hosted by Cornerstone Grazing will be held Aug. 25-27, at the Koch Farm in Ellsworth, Neb. featuring Jim Gerrish of American Grazing Lands Services. Participants are limited and the cost is $700 per person w... Read More

Nebraska sees surge in new unemployment claims after decline

LINCOLN - The number of people filing new unemployment claims in Nebraska surged last week to its highest level in nearly two months. The U.S. Department of Labor says 6,143 people filed initial claims for benefits during the week that ended July 4. ... Read More

June WASDE Recap

 Even with a higher old-crop carryover, USDA on Friday found lowered corn production and maintained demand for the 2020-21 corn crop, leading to a forecast of lower ending stocks for the crop. USDA on Friday released the July report for the World A... Read More