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Miles for Heroes awards Gold Star Mother Project Check to Verbeek

SCRIBNER -- Carol Verbeek can see the light at the end of the tunnel. “And it’s getting bright,” she said. After speaking with Scribner’s Economic Development Director, Elizabeth Valla, abo... Read More

Nebraska Ribfest Returns to Lincoln This August

The long-loved, famous Nebraska Ribfest is set to return to Lincoln after a 2-year hiatus. New this year, it will occur at the Lancaster Event Center (LEC) Fairgrounds August 5–7 2021 as part of the Lancaster County Super Fair’s ten-day 150th ann... Read More

Rural Mainstreet on Strong Growth Path: Farmland Prices Expanding Rapidly

For the fifth straight month, the Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index (RMI) climbed above growth neutral. According to the monthly survey of bank CEOs in rural areas of a 10-state region dependent on agriculture and/or energy. Overall: The... Read More

(AUDIO) Weekly Conversation W/NE Game and Parks' Greg Wagner

Nebraska Game and Parks' Greg Wagner joined KTIC's JD Gibbs this week for their weekly conversation on 840 KTIC's Midday in MidAmerica. The two talked fishing, and Wagner says that while trout are still biting despite the cold weather, a couple of ot... Read More

(AUDIO) Pro Eater Randy Santel Coming to Nebraska

Seven pounds of pizza, 24 tacos, five pounds of crawfish, a six pound burrito and an ice cream sundae that fits in a kitchen sink. These are just some of the food challenges that professional eater Randy Santel, known as Atlas of Atlas and Zeus Pr... Read More

(AUDIO) Logan View's Jake Hagerbaumer to Golf at Concordia

Logan View High School senior Jake Hagerbaumer will be moving on to play golf in college at Concordia University in Seward. Hagerbaumer explains why he chose golf. Hagerbaumer talks about choosing Concordia, where he plans to major in Busin... Read More

Huskers sweep Texas State in NCAA Volleyball Tournament

Playing its first match in nearly three weeks, the Nebraska volleyball team showed little sign of rust in a dominant sweep of Texas State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Thursday afternoon in Omaha. The fifth-seeded Huskers (15-2) trail... Read More

Norfolk man arrested on Felony Drug Charges

On Thursday afternoon, the Stanton County Sheriff’s office arrested a 36-year old rural Norfolk man on felony drug charges and prohibited acts (under influence of illegal drugs) Michael Garver was taken into custody at his residence just east of No... Read More

Removal of Japan Quota on U.S. Beef are Among NeFB Asks of New USTR

Nebraska Farm Bureau is urging United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai to push for the elimination of Japan’s quota system, which limits the amount of U.S. beef that can enter the country. In correspondence to the newly confirmed U.S. Trad... Read More

Senator Albrecht's Weekly Update

107TH LEGISLATURE, 1ST SESSION - DAY 62 MEDAL OF HONOR HIGHWAY Last year Beverly Neel and I had the privilege of joining other residents of District 17 to celebrate the completion of the newly named Nebraska Medal of Honor Highway (U.S.20). On Ma... Read More

Northeast baseball splits with Iowa Central; Tekamah's Beaumont gets first pitching start

FORT DODGE, Iowa – The Northeast Community College baseball team won Game 2 of a doubleheader against Iowa Central Community College on Wednesday, 12-8 in ICCAC action in Fort Dodge, Iowa. The Hawks (21-17, 15-9 ICCAC) fell in Game 1, 9-3.  Th... Read More