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Owen Palm Elected Chair of Platte Institute Board

Palm & New Board Member Jim Jenkins Bring Rural Business Perspectives OMAHA, NE — Owen Palm, an agricultural equipment businessman from Gering, has succeeded Gail Werner-Robertson as chair... Read More

Waco man charged with sexual assault of a child and possession of child pornography

YORK- A Waco man has been formally charged with multiple felonies involving an alleged sexual assault of a child and possession of child pornography. Phillip K. Wooby, 44 of Waco faces the following charges, first-degree sexual assault of a child, a ... Read More

Maresh, Mowinkel named 2020 FFA Advisors of the Year

 The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation selected two recipients for the FFA Advisor of the Year award. Gary Maresh from Central City High School and Dan Mowinkel from Logan View High School in Hooper were honored during a Facebook LIVE ceremony on the ... Read More

Updated COVID-19 Testing Information for People and Providers

LINCOLN – Public health officials, health care providers, and laboratories are working daily to increase Nebraska’s capacity to test more people for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). ”As a state, we are making progress increasing COVID-1... Read More

York businesses can apply for city's CDBG funds

YORK- Businesses in York can now apply for financial assistance through the city's Community Development Block Grant during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Thursday night the city council voted unanimously that the remaining money in the fund should be all... Read More

Food Bank of Lincoln to distribute food in York Saturday

YORK- The Food Bank of Lincoln will be in York tomorrow, Saturday, April 4th, at noon. The food distribution will take place at the East Hill Church of Christ. They originally planned to be in town today, but with the icy conditions, they had to resc... Read More

Hit-and-run accident results in Columbus woman's death

COLUMBUS- Authorities say deputies found and arrested a man suspected of leaving the scene near Columbus after his pickup truck fatally struck a woman walking on a street. The 56-year-old man was driving west a little before 1 a.m. Thursday when the ... Read More

AUDIO: Market Commentary with Daily Brokers

Summary It's been another wild week in the market trade with records set on both the highs and the lows. Both actually in the energy markets. On Wednesday the latest data from the department of energy showed that US gasoline demand dropped 6.659 m... Read More

A Closer Look at the Ethanol Dilemma | Trading Bits and Bytes with Jeff Peterson | 4/3/20

Jeff Peterson of Heartland Farm Partners is the weekly guest on Trading Bits and Bytes. Jeff discusses the issues currently facing the ethanol industry, including large stocks and production challenges. There is little demand for the biofuel th... Read More

Game and Parks closing overnight camping April 6-May 8

LINCOLN, Neb. – In a proactive effort to prevent the potential for spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will prohibit overnight camping at state parks, state recreation areas and wildlife management areas start... Read More

Gage County COVID-19 death reported as Nebraska's 6th

Lincoln, Neb. --  Health officials say the death of a Gage County woman is Nebraska's sixth from COVID-19. The officials said Thursday night that the woman was in her 90s and had underlying health conditions. Nearly 4,300 people have tested negat... Read More