Gov and U.S. Sen Slams 30 x 30 Report from Biden-Harris Administration Agencies

Gov and U.S. Sen Slams 30 x 30 Report from Biden-Harris Administration Agencies

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following the release of a new report by the Biden-Harris Administration on their 30 x 30 plan.   “Nebraskans have rightly been concerned about President Biden’s radical climate agenda and his 30 x 30 plan,” said Gov. Ricketts.  “To date, his plans…
Daily market commentary

Daily market commentary

As the week comes to an end the bulls are still in the driver seat across much of the market complex. Equities has moved higher through out the week. Inflation and taxation concerns though are nearby in Wall Street traders minds. The Bank of England joined Canada this week in…
“Give to Lincoln” contributions to support the Nebraska Rural Response Hotline

“Give to Lincoln” contributions to support the Nebraska Rural Response Hotline

Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) Foundation announced their “Give to Lincoln” contributions this year will once again be used to directly support the operation of the “Nebraska Rural Response Hotline”. All contributions are tax deductible and a portion of the contributions raised will be matched by “Give to Lincoln”. Last year,…
Ricketts issues ‘Beef Month’ proclamation, promotes new passport program

Ricketts issues ‘Beef Month’ proclamation, promotes new passport program

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts stood with beef industry advocates in downtown Lincoln on Wednesday as he made his proclamation of May as “Beef Month." Standing in Misty's Steakhouse, Ricketts also endorsed a new “beef passport” program to promote meat-eating across the state. The popular Lincoln restaurant is one of over…
Appeals court tells EPA to ban pesticide or decide it’s safe

Appeals court tells EPA to ban pesticide or decide it’s safe

A federal appeals court has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to quickly determine whether a pesticide linked to brain damage in children should be banned. The court says the EPA had delayed acting on the widely used bug-killer chlorpyrifos for nearly 14 years. The EPA has been ordered to act…
Rural Radio Network highlights women in agriculture during April

Rural Radio Network highlights women in agriculture during April

During April, the Rural Radio Network highlighted women in agriculture across Nebraska and Kansas. These women were nominated by people in their communities who witness their work ethic and dedication to the agriculture industry. Hear stories from the Nebraska panhandle to the southeast corner of Kansas. Find all of the…
Visit over 40 restaurants in 2021 Nebraska Beef Passport program

Visit over 40 restaurants in 2021 Nebraska Beef Passport program

Kick off the summer of 2021 and travel the state with the Good Life, Great Steaks Nebraska Beef Passport program. The 2021 Nebraska Beef Passport will feature over 40 restaurants across Nebraska, from the old stockyards of Omaha to the Nebraska Sandhills. The program will work similarly to the Nebraska…
FEMA Awards $50 million to Nebraska for Spencer Dam Project

FEMA Awards $50 million to Nebraska for Spencer Dam Project

KANSAS CITY – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has obligated more than $50 million to the to the State of Nebraska for the Spencer Hydroelectric plant and dam as a direct result of major disaster declaration FEMA-DR-4420-NE. During the incident period of 3/9/2019 through 7/14/2019, A Severe Winter Strom, Straight Line…
Miss Rodeo Nebraska 2022 Contestants Announced

Miss Rodeo Nebraska 2022 Contestants Announced

Four Contestants Will Compete During NebraskaLand Days Celebration This June NORTH PLATTE, NE: Four contestants from across the state will compete for the coveted title of Miss Rodeo Nebraska 2022. The Miss Rodeo Nebraska Association will host the annual pageant June 13 – 16, 2021 in North Platte during NebraskaLand…