Creighton students’ COVID vaccine mandate appeal dismissed

Creighton students’ COVID vaccine mandate appeal dismissed

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by a handful of Creighton University students seeking to be exempt from the school's COVID-19 vaccine mandate last year, arguing that getting the shots would violate their religious beliefs against abortion. The state's high court on Friday said…
UNK’s David Vail recognized by Agricultural History Society

UNK’s David Vail recognized by Agricultural History Society

KEARNEY – University of Nebraska at Kearney faculty member David Vail has been given the prestigious James C. Giesen Teaching Excellence Award in Agricultural and Rural History. An employee at UNK since 2016, Vail was recognized at the Agricultural History Society’s recent meeting in Stavanger, Norway. An associate professor of…
Denver Air Connection Selected to Provide Air Service at Kearney Regional Airport

Denver Air Connection Selected to Provide Air Service at Kearney Regional Airport

City Manager, Michael Morgan, announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation has selected Denver Air Connection as the Essential Air Service provider for the Kearney Regional Airport.  The two-year contract awarded to Denver Air Connection will begin on November 1, 2022. Denver Air Connection will operate 50 passenger regional…
Aurora Man Claims Sixth Truck$ & Buck$ Truck

Aurora Man Claims Sixth Truck$ & Buck$ Truck

Lincoln, NE –Matt Mildenstein of Aurora is the sixth winner of a 2022 Ford F-150 XLT 4x4 Crew Cab Flex Fuel truck in the 27th edition of the Nebraska Lottery’s $2 Truck$ & Buck$ Scratch game. Mildenstein purchased his winning Truck$ & Buck$ ticket at Pump & Pantry #07 at…
NCBA Condemns Flawed “Food Compass” Study

NCBA Condemns Flawed “Food Compass” Study

WASHINGTON (August 12, 2022) – Today, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) condemned the flawed “Food Compass” study funded, in part, by fake meat promoter Bill Gates. “The idea that M&M’s, potato chips and cereal are somehow healthier than natural beef ignores scientific evidence and frankly doesn’t measure up to logic. These…
K-State updates info on feed safety sampling resources

K-State updates info on feed safety sampling resources

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University has released new recommendations for sampling feed that officials say will help meet the agricultural industry’s need to limit the presence of pathogens in feed mills.   The new feed sampling resources website can be found online at www.KSUFeed.org.  “The concept of feed safety -- or…
Congressional Research Office Details Ag Provision in Inflation Reduction Act

Congressional Research Office Details Ag Provision in Inflation Reduction Act

The Congressional Research Service this week published details of the Inflation Reduction Act regarding agriculture. The Senate passed the bill, which is considered a substitute to the House-passed Build Back Better Act, on August 7, and the House will consider the bill Friday (today). The legislation provides $19.5 billion for…
Dawson Co Commissioners to consider establishing an Opioid Recovery fund

Dawson Co Commissioners to consider establishing an Opioid Recovery fund

      The Dawson County Commissioners will consider the creation of an Opioid Recovery Fund at their next meeting planned for Monday August 15th at the Dawson County Courthouse.  The meeting begins at 8:00am.   They will also receive the monthly crime report from Sheriff Ken Moody and consider amending a resolution…