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State Energy Office Offers 1% Loans to All Nebraskans

(LINCOLN, NE) — After the historic flooding and devastation in Nebraska’s communities, the Nebraska Energy Office, in conjunction with Nebraska lending institutions, began providing assistance ... Read More

Storage tank failures release 200,000+ gallons of fertilizer in Hemingford

Investigators are trying to determine why a group of storage tanks failed in Hemingford this week, unleashing hundreds of thousands of gallons of liquid fertilizer. Hemingford Volunteer Fire Chief Shad Bryner tells KNEB News firefighters and other... Read More

NPPD crews responding to South Dakota mutual aid request

As the winter storm that blew across Nebraska Wednesday night and Thursday, it settled into South Dakota creating power outages in that state. NPPD line technicians will be supporting a mutual aid request from Xcel Energy in the Sioux Falls, S.D. a... Read More

1 property tax measure stalls; package still taking shape

One of Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts' property tax proposals has stalled in a legislative committee, but lawmakers are still working on a package to address the complaints of farmers, ranchers and homeowners. The governor's proposed constitutional a... Read More

USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety to speak April 15

Merging science with policy to ensure food safety will be the topic of an April 15 seminar at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. United States Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety, Mindy Brashears, will speak at 10 a.m.... Read More

Bomb Cyclone Take Two Expected This Week

Farmers appears set for a familiar weather event this week as forecasters say another bomb cyclone, or similar event, will hit parts of the Great Plains and Midwest. Numerous weather forecasters now say models are showing one to two feet of snow, ... Read More

Scholarship Deadline Extended for Junior & Senior College Students

Junior and senior college students pursuing a degree in natural resources are encouraged to apply for the CPNRD-Ron Bishop College Scholarship Program. The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) will award five students scholarships in th... Read More

(Video) 2019-20 Nebraska FFA Officer Team Selected at 91st Nebraska FFA Convention

Students from seven FFA chapters across Nebraska have been selected to serve on the 2019-20 Nebraska FFA Officer team. They are: Kooper Jelinek - State President    (West Holt FFA) Savannah Gerlach - State Secretary   (Tri-County FFA) West... Read More

50 Nebraska Counties Eligible for FEMA Reimbursement for Repair, Replacement of Public Facilities

LINCOLN, Neb. – The major disaster declaration for the State of Nebraska has been amended to authorize Public Assistance (PA) grants for 50 counties to help pay for repair and replacement of public facilities damaged as a result of the March winte... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Spring 2019 semester, talking with the President of the University of Nebraska system, Dr. Hank Bounds. This week, Dr. Bounds walks us through his decision to step down... Read More

AgGrad Announces First Ever 30 Under 30 Class, Eustis native included

A Prestigious Recognition for 30 Young Professionals in Agriculture Fort Worth, Texas – Today , AgGrad announced winners of the first ever AgGrad 30 Under 30 Awards, a program created to celebrate the young professionals shaping the future of ag... Read More