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Collision kills delivery truck driver in northeast Nebraska

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a delivery truck driver died after colliding with a fuel tanker truck in northeast Nebraska. The collision occurred around 7:50 a.m. Thursday on U.S. Highway 81 no... Read More

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 times the national average.   A previously unrel... Read More

Canal breach threatens irrigation season for Nebraska, Wyoming Ag Producers

A breach on the Ft. Laramie Canal in Wyoming south of Ft. Laramie will force a stop to irrigation water deliveries for North Platte Valley ag producers on the south side of the river in both Wyoming and Nebraska. Jay Dallman, Public Affairs Repres... Read More

Man takes plea deal in Stanton County crash death

STANTON, Neb. (AP) _ The defendant in the crash death of a 22-year-old man in northeast Nebraska has taken a plea deal. According to reports, 25-year-old Tucker Lanz, of Norfolk, pleaded no contest Tuesday to felony vehicular homicide. Prosecutors ha... Read More

Recent local Hwy 26 break-ups not a sign of future infrastructure failure

Nebraska Department of Transportation officials say a series of recent pavement fractures on Highway 26 in Scotts Bluff County isn't an epidemic, nor is it a symptom of problems with roadway construction. Two concrete break-ups near Morrill and on... 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