Senators Want Answers on Cooking Oil Imports

Senators Want Answers on Cooking Oil Imports

Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Roger Marshall (R-KS) are pressing the Biden administration on the steps it’s taking to address the recent surge of used cooking oil imports. Last year, the U.S. imported three billion pounds of used cooking oil, half of which came from China. That’s up from a…
Greg Wagner w/JD on Midday in MidAmerica

Greg Wagner w/JD on Midday in MidAmerica

How has our very active weather pattern affected fishing? Is now still the less busy time of summer to be at a state park? Greg and JD talked about those questions along with swimming, deer permits, turtle crossings, and water moccasins in Nebraska (or lack there of) during this week's…
Weekend Reads: Slaughterhouse ban and replanting from recent tornado damage

Weekend Reads: Slaughterhouse ban and replanting from recent tornado damage

Stories making agriculture news headlines this week include a potential slaughterhouse ban in Colorado and dropping groundwater levels in Nebraska. Here are some of this week's top agriculture news stories. NEWS: Nebraska’s worst groundwater level decline found in Butler County last year The worst groundwater level decline in Nebraska last…
Storm Chasers lose to Louisville

Storm Chasers lose to Louisville

PAPILLION, NEB. – The Omaha Storm Chasers dropped a second straight game to the Louisville Bats, losing 5-3 Friday at Werner Park. In the fourth of a six-game set, the Bats came swinging in the top of the second inning and they took an early 3-0 lead with two hits and…
Explorers come up short against Canaries

Explorers come up short against Canaries

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The Sioux Falls Canaries (21-14) took game one of their series against the Sioux City Explorers (16-21) Friday night, winning the opener 6-3. Sioux Falls starter Ty Culbreth (5-1) pitched six innings of one-run ball while Mike Hart’s 4-4 day with 3 RBI propelled the Canaries to victory.…
Moo down Sodbusters

Moo down Sodbusters

Hastings, Nebraska - Playing its final game of the first half of the Independence League Baseball Association schedule, The Fremont Moo took some momentum into the break with a 5-4 win over the Hastings Sodbusters at Duncan Field, Friday night. With the victory, Fremont wrapped up the first half on…
KTIC NewsCenter Friday News 6-21-24

KTIC NewsCenter Friday News 6-21-24

Tuition rates will go up for the University of Nebraska system after the Board of Regents approved a $1.1 billion 2024-25 operating budget. The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the bipartisan Winnebago Land Transfer Act, introduced by U.S. Senator Deb Fischer and cosponsored by Senator Pete Ricketts.  For a 10th straight…