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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

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

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

Dawson PPD temporarily suspends electrical disconnections for nonpayment

(April 6, 2020) Lexington, Neb. – Dawson Public Power District will temporarily suspend electrical disconnections for nonpayment in response to the COVID-19 crisis. “COVID-19 has changed life as we knew it,” said Dawson PPD Consumer Accounts... Read More

April NPPD Board meeting will be aired by electronic means

  Columbus, Neb. – The April meeting of the Nebraska Public Power District Board of Directors will be conducted by electronic means this month due to the emergency conditions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic..   The virtual monthly ... Read More

New tool allows Black Hills Energy to investigate suspected natural gas leaks from a safer social distance

                                                                                                                         Lincoln, Neb. – April 3, 2020 –For local energy company Black H... Read More

CoBank Issues Report on COVID-19 Impact on Ag, Economy

CoBank says the COVID-19 outbreak has brought the U.S. economy to a “screeching halt.” A quarterly report from the CoBank Knowledge Division has underscored the critically important nature of agriculture, as well as other industries essential to ... Read More