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Nebraska Promise makes college a reality for Kearney mother

  KEARNEY – Tina Smets is a busy mother of three. She works nights at the Alley Rose restaurant in Kearney, opposite of her husband Aaron’s schedule at the local Baldwin Filters plant so ... Read More

Four Corners COVID-19 Update

July 3, 2020—The past 2-day total of COVID-19 cases has risen by 4 in the Four Corners District: York County has three new cases for a total of 45 cases, and 39 have recovered. Seward County has one new case for a total of 41 cases, and 3... Read More

Gov. Ricketts’ Independence Day Statement

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement in observance of Independence Day:   “We’re blessed to live in the greatest nation the world has ever seen.  On the Fourth of July, we’re reminded of the ... Read More

Farm Service Agency Reminds Nebraska Producers to Complete Crop Acreage Reports by July 15 Deadline

Lincoln, Nebraska, July 2, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds Nebraska producers to complete crop acreage reports by the upcoming July 15, 2020, deadline. “To make sure you’re eligible for man... Read More

Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation Proudly Continues Support of History Nebraska

  LINCOLN, Nebr. (July 1, 2020) – Since September 25, 1942 the Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation has financially supported the state agency History Nebraska (HN), which recently announced the formation of a new foundation to be... Read More

Driver walks away from pickup-train collision

First responders were summoned to a railroad crossing about two miles west of Gibbon at 8:59am Friday where a pickup-train collision had occurred. Buffalo County Sheriff's Sgt. Dave Gibbs says and eastbound Union Pacific train struck a pickup caus... Read More

Driver sustains serious injuries in Lincoln Co accident

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office deputies responded around 2:13am Saturday to an injury accident just south of North Platte.   It was reported that a vehicle had left the roadway and rolled several times ejecting the driver. Deputies and North ... Read More

RFA Thanks House Members for Opposing Gap-Year Refinery Waivers

The Renewable Fuels Association thanked a bipartisan group of 32 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives for calling on President Trump to reject so-called “gap-year” refinery exemptions under the Renewable Fuel Standard. “The Trump Ad... Read More

Corn Lights Up the Party | Friday Five | July 3, 2020

Rebel and Alex created the ultimate party checklist for Fourth of July celebrations! Corn is used to make dextrin, which is a binding compound used in fireworks. Plus, the sweet corn consumed over the holiday weekend will likely come from Georgia,... Read More

Father/son duo discuss crop progress in eastern Nebraska | Fridays in the Field | Ep. 6

Susan is back with an update with Tom and Devin Vodicka of rural Suprise, Nebraska! The father/son duo farm a combination of dry land and irrigated acres of corn and soybeans. This year, they have been fortunate to receive timely rains and face... Read More

Fire in Trumbull District

On Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at 12:20 PM a 911 call came in of a fire at a business at 895 Clark St., in Hansen, NE.  Trumbull Fire Department was dispatched. The first unit to arrive on scene reported that the one-story business was heavily involved ... Read More