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New Data Highlights Continuing Need to Fight Opioid Addiction in Rural Communities

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2019 – New data from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration shows that rural communities have the highest death rates nationwide from opioid prescriptions, more than three t... Read More

Funding Deadline Soon For Farm Rain Gullies

Nebraska farmers have until July 19th to apply for funding via a new pilot program to help repair ephemeral gullies on their fields. Ephemeral gullies are those areas in fields where small gullies appear after heavy rains. Nebraska is one of five sta... Read More

(AUDIO) Cuming County Planning Commission approves second application from Bluestem Energy Solutions for Single Wind Turbine Facility

The Cuming County Planning Commission approved Bluestem Energy Solution's reapplication for a conditional use permit for a single wind turbine facility to be built in Cuming County by a 5-2 vote at Monday night's meeting. The Cuming County Board of S... Read More

Motorcycle Chase In Stanton County

At about 2:15 a.m. on Saturday morning the Stanton County  Sheriff’s office observed a speeding motorcycle travelling north on Hwy 35 near Woodland Park above the posted limit.  When emergency lights were activated to stop the motorcycle, the lon... Read More

Fortenberry Statement on Introduction of Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

(Washington, DC) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) offered the following statement today after introducing the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act. “Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA) is the most exciting public policy development ... Read More

(AUDIO) Wahoo PRCA Rodeo coming up at end of month

The 65th Annual Wahoo PRCA Rodeo is coming up July 25th, 26th, and 27th at the Saunders County Fairgrounds in Wahoo. Organizer Katelynn Houser says they'll have Nebraska 4-H night the first night of the Rodeo. Houser says all active duty milit... Read More

(AUDIO) Burt County Fair starts next weekend

The Burt County Fair will be held July 19th through the 23rd in Oakland. Jason Penke talks about the Friday entertainment. Penke says Friday activities include the Carnival and Public Fashion Show. Austin Parcel says on Saturday the Swi... Read More

(AUDIO) Nebraska Rural Electric Association Hosts Youth Tour to Washington, D.C.

Thursday, June 20, 2019, chaperones from the Nebraska Rural Electric Association (NREA), along with 17 high school students from across Nebraska returned from its annual Youth Tour of our Nation’s Capital. Each year the NREA hosts the Tour provi... Read More

(AUDIO) Stan Ortmeier has Husqvarna Automatic Mowers

KTIC's Doug Anderson visited with Becky Dunbar from Stan Ortmeier True Value in Beemer about their Husqvarna Automatic mower. Dunbar says they have two different models. To set up mowing boundaries, lay a wire on the ground and pack it down, a... Read More

(AUDIO) Paving work being done to get ready for Cuming County Fair

Some work is being done at the Cuming County Fairgrounds to get ready for this year's fair. Fair President Brian Meiergerd says that includes paving work. Meiergerd says changes include no Mutton Busting, the Demo Derby will be at noon on Sund... Read More

(AUDIO) Last Walthill Memorial Rodeo set for this weekend

The final Walthill Memorial Rodeo is being held this weekend. Organizer Shonna Briggs says there will be a Queen Contest Friday night. Briggs says free BBQ will be served with paid admission. Briggs says there will be a lot of activities su... Read More