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NIC earns international award as best ‘new’ research campus

Reflecting five years of momentum, Nebraska Innovation Campus was honored with the Emerging Research Park Award from the Association of University Research Parks on Oct. 6. The award, among several... Read More

Sharing the joy of gardening

LINCOLN — A new project is providing and promoting nutritionally dense fresh fruits and vegetables to emergency food access sites across Nebraska. The Cultivating Health Our Way (CHOW) project was piloted in Grand Island during the 2017 growing sea... Read More

Farmer Appreciation in Alma

ALMA - National Farmer's Day falls on Thursday, Oct 12. The day has traditionally been a day to recognize farmers and thank them for all of their endless hard work. Harlan County Health System celebrated by delivering 30 sack lunches to farmers at... Read More

West Nile Virus  Positive Horse SWNPHD Health District

  The first positive West Nile Virus horse has been reported in the Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) nine county health district for 2017. “Horses cannot transmit West Nile Virus to other horses, animals or to humans.... Read More

Box Butte Reservoir dropping levels for construction this week

The Box Butte Reservoir will have its water levels lowered this week. The level will remain low for at least 12 months, as construction workers repair the dam’s toe drain system. "For them to be able to complete the work we have to drain the dam... Read More

Giant Pumpkin and Cabbage contest announces winners

TORRINGTON, Wyo. - Pumpkins and cabbage took center stage at the annual 2017 Giant Pumpkin Contest Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Goshen County Extension Office in Torrington, Wyo. “We have quite a few more pumpkins this year than last year,” Caleb ... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his weekly "Chat with the Chancellor" series with a special guest, Dr. Ronnie Green, Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. They chat about the budget situation at UNL, the increase of enrollment on campus, h... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Applauds Investment from Ontario-Based Agri-Plastics in Sidney

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts applauded plans from Ontario-based Agri-Plastics to invest in Sidney and hire Nebraskans. Corporate leaders expect the company’s first American production facility to begin operations by early 2018, which will enhance ... Read More

Two Meetings Scheduled to Discuss VW Settlement Funds

Two meetings have been scheduled in mid-October to invite public discussion of the development of a plan to use funds allocated to the state from the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust.   Meetings will be held Oct. 16 in Lincoln and Oct. ... Read More

CNPPID: October board meeting summary

(HOLDREGE, Neb.) – The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s board of directors approved a water service agreement, subject to legal review, with the Platte River Recovery Implementation Program for groundwater recharge. T... Read More


WASHINGTON – Belmont Sausage Co., an Elk Grove Village, Ill. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of smoked turkey products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection... Read More