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President Donald J. Trump Approves Nebraska Disaster Declaration

Today, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Nebraska and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affe... Read More

Groundbreaking held today for a $300 million poultry processing facility

FREMONT – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and local leaders celebrated another clear marker of economic momentum for the State of Nebraska and the Fremont region with Lincoln Premium Poultry’s groundbreaking for Costco’s first-ever poultry proces... Read More

(Audio) Gov. Ricketts, Local Leaders Cheer Economic Impact of Costco’s First Poultry Processing Facility

(click on  news/podcast tab to hear comments from Costco's Jonathon Luz, Governor Pete Ricketts and Fremont Mayor Scott Getzschman)   Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and local leaders celebrated another clear marker of economic momentum for... Read More

SUCCESSFUL 4-H CAMP AT COMECA

“Outdoor Wild” was the theme of this year’s Dawson County 4-H Camp at Camp Comeca south of Cozad. 41 campers, 6 counselors, 3 staff and 2 volunteers gathered June 5 through June 7 for fun, fellowship and education in a camp setting. Best Cam... Read More

NEST on the Farm Fun Photo Deadline Approaching June 30

Lincoln, Neb.  – Photo entries to the 2017 NEST on the Farm Fun Photo Drawing, sponsored by the Nebraska Educational Savings Trust (NEST), are due Friday, June 30, State Treasurer Don Stenberg reminded Nebraskans today. Stenberg is Trustee of NEST... Read More

*Video* Gov. Ricketts, Ag Director Ibach Join Greater Omaha Packing to Load First Beef Shipment to China

OMAHA –  Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Greg Ibach joined Greater Omaha Packing (GOP) President Henry Davis to load the first box of beef from Nebraska destined for China. “Nebraska is the country... Read More

Numerous cattle killed after semi crashes

YORK - A semitrailer hauling cattle rolled over late Sunday afternoon on Highway 81 near Mycogen west of York. The York Fire Department was dispatched at 5:41 p.m. to the rollover. According to the York County Sheriff's Office, a southbound tract... Read More

Private landowners may enroll in Open Fields and Waters

LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska Game and Parks Commission biologists will be actively enrolling private landowners in the Open Fields and Waters (OFW) Program in June. Through the OFW program, landowners can earn additional income for allowing walk-in ... Read More

TRAN Celebrates Nebraska's 150th With Trip Around Capitol

The Tractor Relay Across Nebraska is most of the way across the state now.  After starting in Holyoke, CO last weekend, the group has steadily been making it's way over the southern part of the state at 11 mph. They are also driving for injured vete... Read More

Man Accused of Cattle Theft in South-Central Nebraska

RED CLOUD, Neb. - A 26-year-old man has been accused of stealing cattle in southern Nebraska. Court records say Austin Petr, of Blue Hill, is charged with theft in Webster County and, in Clay County, with seven counts of prohibited sale of livesto... Read More

Kansas hog farm fire burns worker, kills thousands of pigs

LONG ISLAND, Kan. (AP) _ A fire at a north-central Kansas hog farm has injured a worker and killed 9,000 animals. Phillips County sheriff's deputy Pat Hewitt says the fire started about 11:20 a.m. Tuesday at a barn for sows and piglets at Hu... Read More