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Nebraska Tourism Conference held virtually this week

LINCOLN, Neb. (October 19, 2020) - Nebraska tourism industry professionals will gather virtually this week for the 2020 Nebraska Tourism Conference. From October 20-22, attendees will hear from a variety... Read More

The Monday Fontanelle Final Bell with Aaron Bertels of Crossroads Marketing

Wheat is the most confusing market right now Light buyer support for soybeans Dry weather concerns Corn isn’t really expensive…yet beans have some good value Cattle had some struggles in the trade, falling off the cliff today M... Read More

Audio: KAPPA Ethanol crop progress report for the week of October 19

Fall row crop harvest continues at break neck speed across the country. Corn and soybean harvest if continued uninterrupted could have most farmers done by thanksgiving. However the quick harvest pace is a double edge sword as the dry conditions maki... Read More

Dr. Shirley Delair to assume first diversity role at UNMC College of Medicine

On Nov. 1, Shirley Delair, MD, will become the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s first associate dean of diversity, equity and inclusion. Dr. Delair’s vision includes initiatives that will help diversify the health care workforce in ... Read More

Scott Frost on Huskers QB race 'Adrian's going to be our quarterback'

Nebraska Football head coach Scott Frost told the media on Monday that Adrian Martinez would be the starting quarterback when the Huskers travel to Ohio State on Saturday. The news comes as NU coaches and players said there was a battle for ... Read More

Nebraska has 5th-highest rate of new virus infections in US

Omaha, Neb. -- A recent surge of coronavirus cases in Nebraska has led to record numbers of hospitalizations, and the state's rate of new infections now ranks fifth-highest nationally. The state said a record 343 people were hospitalized with COVI... Read More

VIDEO: Nebraska Cooperative Council celebrates October as Co-op Month

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has once again proclaimed October as Cooperative Month.  With 404 cooperative locations across Nebraska, the Nebraska Cooperative Council is celebrating the proclamation by sharing information on the impact and rea... Read More

AUDIO: Market Commentary with Daily Brokers

Summary Going into midweek markets are mixed, but trying to stay hopeful. There continues to be rumors that the Tresuery department and Democratic leaders in the house are close to a deal on another round of stimulus. President Trump has even come... Read More

Four dead in Columbus house fire

COLUMBUS – At approximately 5:42 Saturday morning, Columbus Fire Department responded to reports of a house fire at 1052 20th Ave. Upon arrival, firefighters found heavy smoke coming from the  house with an active fire in the living room. Four ind... Read More

Hastings City offices to close temporarily due to rising COVID-19 cases

Following the latest guidelines from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and the South Heartland District Health Department, the City of Hastings is temporarily closing certain city buildings to the public starting Monday, Oct. 19, i... Read More

Cera returns, Ross scores winner on victorious senior day

SEWARD, Neb. – This may have been the most thoroughly the Concordia University Women’s Soccer program has ever dominated possession against the perennially powerful Hastings program. At last, the Bulldogs got the only goal they needed via Sydney... Read More

Nebraska's rate of new virus cases ranks sixth-highest

Omaha, Neb. --  The number of coronavirus cases in Nebraska is growing at a fast pace, and the state's rate of new infections ranks sixth-highest in the nation. An Associated Press analysis of data from Johns Hopkins University showed the state's... Read More

Report: Damage from August wind storm in Midwest at $7.5B

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new report says damage estimates from a rare wind storm that slammed Iowa and some other parts of the Midwest in August are growing. The total is now $7.5 billion. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration sai... Read More

U.S.  ethanol production hits five-week high

The Energy Information Administration says U.S. ethanol production hit its highest level in five weeks, while inventories reached the largest number seen since the end of August. Ethanol output in the seven days before October ninth averaged 937,0... Read More