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Renovation of Chimney Rock Visitor Center hits fundraising campaign goal

The fundraising campaign for the renovation and expansion of the Ethel and Christopher J. Abbott Visitor Center at the Chimney Rock National Historic Site has hit its $1.8 million goal. The Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation says a $75,0... Read More

Choose American Ethanol to Fuel the Cure for Breast Cancer

Throughout October, drivers can help Fuel the Cure for breast cancer by choosing American Ethanol at the pump. More than 30 Nebraska gas stations will donate 3 cents for every gallon of higher ethanol blends – E15 to flex fuel E85 – sold between ... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his weekly "Chat with the Chancellor" series here in the Fall 2019 semester.  He's once again joined by UNK Chancellor, Doug Kristensen. This week, Chancellor Kristensen chats about the most recent issue of the “UNK Alu... Read More

Irrigation districts extend season and review solutions for canal fix

Irrigation season is over for most farmers, but the irrigators on the Ft. Laramie Canal will have water through the first week of October. Goshen and Gering Ft. Laramie Irrigation Districts will extend their contract for water past midnight on Sep... Read More

$65,000 Awarded Through Local Chapter Grant Program

Thirteen Nebraska FFA chapters or FFA members were awarded funds through the Nebraska FFA Foundation local chapter grant program. This program, in its third year, supports Nebraska agricultural education classrooms, FFA programs and individual stud... Read More

(Video) Gov. Ricketts Proclaims Hunting and Fishing Day

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts proclaimed Saturday, September 28th as National Hunting and Fishing Day in Nebraska.  The proclamation recognizes the contributions Nebraska’s hunters and anglers make to the state’s economy and conservation fundi... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Fall 2019 semester.  He's once again joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Kearney. This week, we talk about UNK's census/headcoun... Read More

Send-off planned for Miss Rodeo Nebraska

The Miss Rodeo Nebraska Association will host a send-off celebration for Miss Rodeo Nebraska 2019 Eva Oliver on Oct. 26. The Merriman native will compete at the Miss Rodeo America Pageant in Las Vegas Dec. 1-8. The send-off will serve as a wa... Read More

September is Recovery Month

Lincoln – On the 30th anniversary of National Recovery Month in September, it’s more important than ever to spread the message that treatment is effective and that people can and do recover every day. This observance celebrates the million... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Fall 2019 semester.  He's once again joined by a special guest, the interim-President of the University of Nebraska system, Dr. Susan Fritz. This week, Dr. Fritz talks... Read More

NRD Hall of Fame Inductees Announced at Husker Harvest Days

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – During Husker Harvest Days this afternoon, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) recognized three individuals, who will be inducted into the NRD Hall of Fame later this month. “Nebraska’s Natural Resources Dis... Read More

Poll shows optimism on the rise in rural Nebraska

Lincoln, Nebraska, Sept. 11, 2019 — Rural Nebraskans are more optimistic about their current and future situation than they have been in the history of the Nebraska Rural Poll, according to 2019 results. Despite some of the challenges faced by... Read More

Hy-Vee Fresh Commissary Recalls Ready-To-Eat Beef and Chicken Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

WASHINGTON– Hy-Vee Fresh Commissary, an Ankeny, Iowa establishment, is recalling approximately 6,233 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef and chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Sa... Read More

National Farm Safety and Health Week on Sept. 15-21 to focus on women in agriculture

Several free training modules will seek to reduce injuries, illness in women More women than ever are actively engaged in farming operations across the United States. In celebration of National Farm Safety and Health Week on Sept. 15-21, seve... Read More