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Unlawful to Place Campaign Signs on State’s Right-of-Way

Mar 27, 2024 / NDOT

March 27, 2024 (Lincoln, Neb.) — The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) is reminding the public that it is unlawful to place p...
UNK FBLA Collegiate members pose with their awards during the State Leadership Conference in Kearney. Pictured, front row, from left, are Brooke Thoendel, Connor Reeson and Courtney Cox and, back row, from left, Omar Sanchez, Austin Kenner, Cody Swinarski, Olivia Lawless and Kaden Gilbert. (Courtesy photo)

UNK students win numerous awards, including top chapter, at state FBLA conference

Mar 27, 2024 / Tyler Ellyson, editor, UNK News

KEARNEY – University of Nebraska at Kearney students won six events and once again claimed the top chapter award during a statewide business ...
Nebraska Department of Transportation

Work Will Begin on N-18, on the Bridge South of Curtis

Mar 26, 2024 / NDOT News Release

(McCook, Neb.) — Weather permitting, work will begin, April 1 on N-18, on the bridge, at reference post 0.35, over Medicine Creek just s...
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Veto Sustained: Nebraska Says No to Needle Exchange Programs, Remains on the Frontlines of Drug Overdose and HIV Prevention

Mar 26, 2024 / By Governor Jim Pillen

I appreciate the leadership and conviction of the 20 state senators who voted to sustain my veto of LB 307. Together, we successfully blocked a bad...
First Place: Felix Valivaara, Cornerstone Christian School, Bellevue, Sarpy County

Severe Weather Awareness Week Poster Contest Winners Announced

Mar 26, 2024 / NEMA

March 26, 2024 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  —  Gov. Jim Pillen signed a proclamation declaring March 25-29 as Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness...
John Walz Running for Nebraska's Third District

John Walz Running for Nebraska's Third DistrictAudio Icon, this article contains audio

Mar 26, 2024 / Josh Keenportz

John Walz, a candidate running for Nebraska's third district, stands out for his alignment with the "MAGA" movement, which emphasizes economic revi...
Red Willow County News

Blizzard Conditions Causes Wrecks West of Perry Grain

Mar 26, 2024 / Red Willow Co Sheriff Kevin Darling

On March 25, 2024 Red Willow County Sheriff Kevin Darling and Deputy Wright responded to a call of a semi in the ditch west of Perry Grain. The eas...
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Gov. Pillen Announces Second Nebraska Troop Deployment to Secure Southern Border

Mar 26, 2024 / Press Release

LINCOLN, NE – Today, Governor Jim Pillen announced he has ordered a second deployment of members of the Nebraska National Guard and Nebraska ...
Kaiti George, left, shares her passion for nutrition and dietetics with students at UNK, where she’s a lecturer in the Department of Kinesiology and Sport Sciences. (Photo by Erika Pritchard, UNK Communications)

A ‘valuable resource’ on campus, Kaiti George fuels student success in growing UNK nutrition program

Mar 26, 2024 / By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications

KEARNEY – There’s a saying Kaiti George likes to use. “For every disease, there’s a nutrition prescription.” As a r...
Hastings College

Piano festival to feature Huber, classes for students in grades 8-12

Mar 26, 2024 / Michael Howie

  (Hastings, Nebraska) – Critically acclaimed concert pianist Kenneth Huber will perform at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 6 in the Hasti...
Certification received through this course grants an exemption to the law allowing 14- and 15-year-olds to drive a tractor and to do field work with certain mechanized equipment.

Annual tractor and equipment safety training dates set for late May, early June

Mar 25, 2024 / NMC

Annual tractor and equipment safety training courses for youth, to be held in eight sites across Nebraska in late May and early June, now are open ...
Troopers Find 20 LBs of Cocaine in I-80 Traffic Stop

Troopers Find 20 LBs of Cocaine in I-80 Traffic Stop

Mar 25, 2024 / NSP

 Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a New Jersey man after finding 20 pounds of cocaine during a traffic stop on I-80 in Yo...
Nebraska Department of Education

Three Nebraska Teachers Chosen as State Finalists for Presidential Teaching Award

Mar 25, 2024 / NDE

Three Nebraska teachers have been selected as state finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMS...
Grain Safety Takes Center Stage: Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Soybean Board Promote Stand Up 4 Grain Safety Week

Grain Safety Takes Center Stage: Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Soybean Board Promote Stand Up 4 Grain Safety Week

Mar 25, 2024 / NCB/NSB

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) and Nebraska Soybean Board (NSB) have partnered together for the 2024 Stand Up 4 Grain Safety W...
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NSP, NDOT Urge Caution with Expected Blizzard Conditions

Mar 25, 2024 / NSP

The Nebraska Department of Transportation and the Nebraska State Patrol are urging travelers to be prepared for dangerous winter driving conditions...
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Celebrating American Agriculture

Mar 23, 2024 / By Rep. Adrian Smith

As we transition into spring with farmers and ranchers hard at work, recognizing National Agriculture Week is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate ...
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Ricketts Announces Upcoming Mobile Office Hours

Mar 22, 2024 / Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE) announced his constituent casework staff will be hosting Mobile Office Hours arou...
Pete Ricketts Weekly Column

Senator Ricketts’ Weekly Column: Moving the Ball Forward on Name, Image, and Likeness

Mar 22, 2024 / Pete Ricketts

Each year, the NCAA Basketball tournament captivates our attention. “March Madness” is much more than just a sporting event. It’s...
Sam Schroeder, left, and Zane Grizzle will serve as UNK student body president and vice president for 2024-25. (Courtesy photo)

Sam Schroeder, Zane Grizzle will lead UNK student body

Mar 22, 2024 / yler Ellyson, editor, UNK News

KEARNEY – Sam Schroeder of Seward and Zane Grizzle of Fairbury will serve as the next student body president and vice president at the Univer...
Nebraska State News

Gov. Pillen’s Statement on Advancement of Property Tax Relief Package to Legislature

Mar 21, 2024 / Press Release

LINCOLN, NE – Today, Governor Jim Pillen expressed his appreciation to the Nebraska Legislature’s Revenue Committee for its work to adv...
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Attorney General Hilgers’ Statement on Council’s Reversal to Remove Costly Green Energy Rules

Mar 21, 2024 / AG

Lincoln—This week the International Code Council decided to reverse course on its 2024 International Energy Conservation Code, which included...
Platte Institute

Platte Institute Calls for Reconsideration of Proposed Tax Measures by Nebraska Legislature's Revenue Committee

Mar 21, 2024 / Platte Institute

OMAHA, NE — The Platte Institute, a steadfast advocate for economic freedom and sustainable tax policies in Nebraska, voices its concern over...
Taylor Wilson from Hastings will graduate in May with an animal science degree and transfer to UNL. While at NCTA, she has enjoyed the Livestock Judging Team, Rodeo Team, and membership in Collegiate Cattlemen.

The Aggies of Ag Month

Mar 21, 2024 / By Andela Taylor, NCTA News

Learning by doing reinforces every NCTA student's understanding of their chosen academic pathway and helps them build confidence and grow in areas ...
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Nebraska Science Festival to offer activities for all ages

Mar 21, 2024 / NMC

Excitement is building for the 2024 Nebraska Science Festival. Mark your calendars for a myriad of science and technology-related activities sched...
Creighton News Release

Rural Mainstreet Economy Weakest Since June 2020

Mar 21, 2024 / Creighton University

March 2024 Survey Results at a Glance: For a seventh straight month, the overall Rural Mainstreet Index sank below growth neutral to its lowest le...