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Bankers survey shows gains in rural economy of 10 states

Omaha, Neb. -- A new monthly survey of bankers suggests growing improvement in the economy in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states. But Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says bank CEOs'... Read More

23 new cases of COVID-19 reported by TRPHD

Kearney, Neb. -- Twenty-three (23) new cases of COVID-19 were reported by Two Rivers Public Health Department in the seven-county region it serves for Tuesday, January 19. Please check the Two Rivers website for more detailed information for our ci... Read More

10 new cases of COVID-19 reported by TRPHD

Kearney, Neb. -- Ten (10) new cases of COVID-19 were reported by Two Rivers Public Health Department in the seven-county region it serves for Sunday, January 17 and Monday, January 18. Please check the Two Rivers website for more detailed informatio... Read More

Nebraska COVID hospitalizations drop to lowest since Oct. 26

Omaha, Neb. --  Nebraska health officials say the number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus in the state has dropped to its lowest point in nearly three months. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services' online virus tracker show... Read More

Paycheck Protection Program 2.0 expands eligibility to farmers, ranchers, self employed

Another round of the Paycheck Protection Program has been issued, and it has expanded eligibility to include farmers, ranchers and other self-employed people. The following is information from the Small Business Administration's website and press ... Read More

Nebraska women's prison placed under coronavirus quarantine

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A Nebraska prison for women is now under quarantine because of a recent increase in coronavirus cases among inmates and staff members. The Omaha World-Herald reports that corrections officials have suspended the inmate visitatio... Read More

Gov. Ricketts gives State of the State & budget address, pitches property tax ballot measure

A group of Senators including Anna Wishart (left) and Wendy DeBoer (right) accompany Gov. Ricketts to the Legislative Chamber for his State of the State Address. Gov. Ricketts greets Senators at this morning’s State of the State Address.  M... Read More

Meat worker COVID-19 cases five times lower than June

A new analysis of independent data for 2020 shows that new COVID-19 infection rates amongst meat and poultry workers were five times lower in December than in May. Meanwhile, rates in the general population rocketed up nine times in the same perio... Read More

PSC Leadership Positions Chosen for 2021

Lincoln, Neb. -- Nebraska Public Service Commissioners (PSC), Tuesday elected leadership positions for the coming year. Elected Commission Chair, was District one Commissioner Dan Watermeier. District one is comprised of eight counties in southeas... Read More

24 new cases of COVID-19 reported by TRPHD

KEARNEY –Twenty-four (24) new cases of COVID-19 were reported by Two Rivers Public Health Department in the seven-county region it serves for Tuesday, January 12. Please check the Two Rivers website for more detailed information for our citizens ... Read More

Over 40% of Nebraska's Health Care Workers Receive Vaccine

More than 40% of Nebraska's 90,000 health care workers have received the first of two doses of the coronavirus vaccine as the state is ramping up distribution. State health officials said 78,074 of the 144,363 doses Nebraska has received so far ha... Read More