NPPC asking Congress to address bottlenecks at nation’s ports

NPPC asking Congress to address bottlenecks at nation’s ports

America’s hog farmers are the leading suppliers of high-quality pork, annually shipping more than $7 billion to overseas destinations. However, recent shipping delays at U.S. ports are disrupting exports. If these delays are addressed soon, they could lead to serious bottlenecks for pork and other agricultural exports. National Pork Producers…
NPPD Offers Energy saving tips as temperatures begin to heat up

NPPD Offers Energy saving tips as temperatures begin to heat up

NPPD has some energy saving tips for customers to save money on their electric bills this summer. Media Relations Specialist Grant Otten says it all starts with properly cooling your home. Otten recommends using ceiling or box fans or any type of fan you have, adding they only work when…
Rangeland Alliance see’s the fruits of their labor

Rangeland Alliance see’s the fruits of their labor

The Central Platte Rangeland Alliance has worked to fight back the spread of the Eastern Red Cedar in Central Nebraska for nearly 2 decades. Their primary and most proven method over those years has been prescribed burning in the spring. However as more people see the results and want to…
State Match Play Underway

State Match Play Underway

GOTHENBURG (June 15, 2021) – Lincoln's Nate Vontz caught fire during the first round of Stroke Play Qualifying for  the 54th Nebraska Match Play Championship and leads by three strokes at Wild Horse Golf Club in Gothenburg. Vontz, a Creighton Bluejay senior, made eight birdies and an eagle on his…
Benefit to be held at end of June for Uehling Woman battling Cancer

Benefit to be held at end of June for Uehling Woman battling Cancer

A benefit will be held next Friday at the Uehling Auditorium for Kaitlyn Mahnke, who is battling Thyroid Cancer. Kaitlyn's mother, Correy Mahnke, tells KTIC News about her fight against cancer. Mahnke says the second half of her thyroid was taken out in December and had to wait until January…
USDA Launches Grant Program to Help Expand Regional Economies

USDA Launches Grant Program to Help Expand Regional Economies

WASHINGTON– United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Rural Business-Cooperative Service Administrator Karama Neal today unveiled a new grant program to help rural communities create good-paying jobs and support new business opportunities in high growth fields. Rural Innovation Stronger Economy (RISE) is intended to help rural communities identify and…
“2014: The Pilger Tornadoes”

“2014: The Pilger Tornadoes”

On June 16th, 2014, twin F4 tornadoes killed two people and critically injured 20 others in and around Pilger. The two tornadoes were part of a violent twister family that produced four EF4 tornadoes. The outbreak went on to produce other tornadoes across the northern Great Plains over the next…
Dr. Grotelueschen honored by NRRA at annual meeting

Dr. Grotelueschen honored by NRRA at annual meeting

    Lexington, Neb. -- Dr. Dale Grotelueschen of Harvard, Nebraska on Tuesday received the Nebraska Rural Radio Association's 34th annual Service to Agriculture Award. Dr. Grotelueschen earned his doctor of veterinary medicine from the University of Missouri in 1974, followed by his master of science in clinical science from Colorado State…
South Sioux City Council OKs settlement over biogas plant

South Sioux City Council OKs settlement over biogas plant

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (AP) - The South Sioux City Council has approved payment of $500,000 to settle its part in 16 lawsuits filed against the city and a now-defunct biogas plant. The suit filed by homeowners accused the plant of sending rancid fumes through the city sewer system and…