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Shenandoah, Iowa road to be closed

A road in Shenandoah, Iowa is set to be closed for a few days beginning Monday and ending on Saturday, July 11th. The reason for the closure is a railroad crossing has to be replaced on the south s... Read More

Nebraska AG says university violated open meetings act

Nebraska's attorney general says the University of Nebraska violated the state's open meetings law when it held private meetings as part of its search for a new president. The Lincoln Journal Star reports Attorney General Doug Peterson concluded t... Read More

Proposal to go before OPS board

The Omaha Public Schools board is set to hear a proposal on Monday to build a 45,000-square-foot addition that would be added onto Omaha Central High School and include a black box theater, art and music classrooms, and a new library. The project ... Read More

Several Ag and Industry Groups Ask Court to Ditch EPA’s Water Rule

The American Farm Bureau Federation,  National Cattlemen's Beef Association, Public Lands Council, and 11 other agricultural and industry groups today asked a federal court to vacate the controversial new rule redefining the scope of federal jurisdi... Read More

Carroll man pleads guilty as part of plea deal

A 68-year old Carroll man is set to be sentenced in September after he pled guilty to two counts that have to do with his arrest on child pornography possession and distribution charges. The Wayne Herald reports Gary Landanger pled guilty to one o... Read More

Meat and Dairy to Eclipse Biofuel in Agriculture Demand

Changing diets in emerging countries will boost global demand for meat and dairy products in the next 10 years, shifting grain supply towards livestock feed as use of crop-based biofuel is curbed by lower oil prices, the FAO and OECD said. In thei... Read More

Hay bales catch fire

About 200 hay bales at the Norfolk Sale barn caught on fire Thursday morning from spontaneous combustion. The Norfolk Daily News reports the incident occurred around 10:00 a.m. The Norfolk Fire Division was on the scene until about 1:00 p.m. pu... Read More

West Point Explosion Causes Nearly $1-Million Damage At Sapp Brothers

Federal officials are opening an investigation into an explosion and fire at a northeast Nebraska petroleum distribution center that left seven people injured. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration says offic... Read More

Trial date set for man allegedly involved in child abuse case

The case involving a 22-year old Columbus man who allegedly critically injured the 4-month-old daughter of his girlfriend is going to trial in Platte County District Court. The Columbus Telegram reports Francisco Villatoro is set to go to trial on... Read More

Columbus man dies in wreck

A 39-year old Columbus man died, and a 22-year old Tilden man was injured in a crash on Tuesday near Pierce. The Columbus Telegram reports Charles L. Smith died at the scene. Brycen Hockemeier was transported to Faith Regional Health Services i... Read More

CNPPID Board Deadlocked on Eminent Eomain Issue

 The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s board of directors deadlocked on a vote at a special meeting Thursday to authorize the use of the District’s eminent domain authority to acquire land associated with the proposed const... Read More