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COVID-19 Update for Custer County

Burwell, NE –Loup Basin Public Health Department (LBPHD) has identified an additional positive COVID-19 case in Custer County that resulted in death. The male, in his 80s, was in contact with a know... Read More

Central District Health Department reports growing number of lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and opportunity to test health care workers

The number of lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Central District totals 68 as of 5 p.m. today. This includes 1 case in Merrick County, 5 in Hamilton County and 62 in Hall County. Additionally, we have been notified that testing will be provided to... Read More

4 new COVID-19 cases in Buffalo County

Kearney- Two Rivers Public Health Department is reporting four new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total district case number to 26.  All individuals are isolating at home in Buffalo County.  The individuals are as follows: A male in his 60... Read More

The Monday Fontanelle Final Bell with Mike Zuzolo of Global Commodity Analytics

  Report week, OPEC week, some green on the screen in beans & wheat, lower corn.  Nearby cattle were limit down.  How messy is the chart?  Energy market will continue to be in the driver’s seat.  Corn export inspections saw some str... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Provides Monday COVID-19 Response Update

Gov. Pete Ricketts spent just under one hour Monday afternoon speaking with members of the media and providing an update on Nebraska's response to the Coronavirus outbreak. One of the major talking points was the 'Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Con... Read More

AUDIO: Market Commentary with Daily Brokers

Summary As Monday's trade starts to wind down there were a few bulls to mention, but there are plenty of bears still in the forest. The equities continue their rally with the DOW Jones up over 1,000 points on the day. The wheat complex seems to ha... Read More

AUDIO: KAAPA Ethanol Crop Progress Report

In the first crop progress report of 2020 wheat is the big feature along with the first glimpse at plant 2020 for other major crops like cotton. According to USDA and NASS winter wheat's condition nationally rates at 62% good to excellent. That is... Read More

Nebraska adds Pitt transfer to hoops program

Nebraska head coach Fred Hoiberg continues to be active in the transfer portal. On Saturday Pitt starter Trey McGowens announced he will join the Huskers. McGowens will have to sit out next year and would have two years of eligibility remaining. He h... Read More

York General to use Ultraviolet light robot to sanitize N95 masks during COVID 19 pandemic

One of the best ways to protect a healthcare worker from COVID 19 is to ensure they have personal protective equipment (PPE) available to them. With the recent COVID 19 Pandemic, many healthcare facilities are facing shortages of PPE.  One of the PP... Read More

Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program announces 2020-21 scholarship recipients

The Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has announced the recipients of scholarships for the 2020-21 academic year. The awards include renewable and one-time scholarships to 72 students totaling $202,0... Read More

Multi-County Pursuit Ends with Arrest near Kearney

APRIL 6, 2020 (KEARNEY, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a York man following a pursuit on Interstate 80 that began near Lexington and ended near Kearney. At approximately 8:45 a.m. Sunday, NSP received a call ... Read More