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Nebraska Cattle on Feed UP One Percent

Jun 24, 2024 / USDA

LINCOLN, Neb. June 21, 2024 - Nebraska feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.48 million cattle on feed on June 1, accor...
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The Future of Agriculture Calls for Decisive Leadership

Jun 24, 2024 / By Rep. Adrian Smith

Last weekend, the 8th Annual All Nebraska Tractor Drive took place in Franklin and Harlan Counties. The event featured roughly 100 antique tractors...
Gov. Pillen Announces Full Slate of Town Halls to Close Out Month

Gov. Pillen Announces Full Slate of Town Halls to Close Out Month

Jun 24, 2024 / Press Release

 LINCOLN, NE – Governor Jim Pillen is finishing out the month of June with a full slate of town halls in western and central Nebraska. A...
Pete Ricketts Weekly Column

Senator Ricketts’ Weekly Column: Celebrating Nebraska Biofuels

Jun 21, 2024 / Pete Ricketts

June marks the start of a busy summer driving season. This year, many American families are feeling the pain of prices at the pump. Since Joe Biden...
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Regents approve new bachelor’s degree at UNMC to build pharmacy workforce

Jun 20, 2024 / UNMC

Pending final approval from Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, an inaugural class of 10 new students is expected...
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Rural Mainstreet Economy Down for 10th Straight Month

Jun 20, 2024 / Creighton University

OMAHA, Neb. (June 20, 2024) — For a 10th straight month, the overall Rural Mainstreet Index (RMI) sank below growth neutral, according to the...
Caption: (L-R) Susan Nutt receives the Stewart Award from Jim Stewart and Dr. Larry Gossen, dean.

NCTA Announces Award

Jun 20, 2024 / NCTA

By NCTA News We are pleased to recognize several of our dedicated NCTA faculty and staff members, as nominated by their peers, with annual awards....
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UPDATE Wednesday Morning I-80 Assault With Knife Leads To Death

Jun 20, 2024 / Hall County Sheriff Release

(Grand Island, NE) - On June 19th, 2024, at 7:08 a.m. Hall County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 4148 Interstate 80, mile marker 316 ½...
Noah Young lives on a 5-acre farm in rural Adams County with his wife Sierra and their four children. (Photo by Erika Pritchard, UNK Communications)

UNK grad grows social media following with his ‘edutaining’ Shiloh Farm accounts

Jun 18, 2024 / By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications

RURAL KENESAW – Noah Young isn’t your typical Nebraska farmer. He’s quick to admit that. “I always tell people I’m ...
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State Fair Board to Meet

Jun 18, 2024 / NSF

NEBRASKA STATE FAIR BOARDREVISED Meeting AgendaJune 21, 2024 – 1:00 PMAdministrative Offices, Grand Island, NE1. Call to Order2. Roll Call3. ...
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Buffalo County Sheriff's Department Reports Incident

Jun 17, 2024 / BC Sheriff

On the afternoon of Monday, June 17, 2024 the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of an adult female experiencing a mental he...
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Doing the People’s Work: Property Tax Reform

Jun 17, 2024 / By Governor Jim Pillen

Over the past few weeks, Nebraskans across the state have begun receiving their property valuation notices. The common reaction to those statements...
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May Traffic Fatality Toll

Jun 17, 2024 / NDOT

June 17, 2024 (Lincoln, Neb.) — During the month of May 2024, twenty-two people were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, acc...
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Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition Report

Jun 17, 2024 / USDA

LINCOLN, Neb. June 17, 2024 - For the week ending June 16, 2024, there were 5.6 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National ...
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Gov. Pillen Announces Appointments to New Commission on Asian-American Affairs

Jun 17, 2024 / Press Release

 LINCOLN, NE – Today, Governor Jim Pillen announced 13 appointments to the newly created Commission on Asian-American Affairs. The ...
Nebraska State Patrol Graduates 69th Recruit Class

Nebraska State Patrol Graduates 69th Recruit Class

Jun 17, 2024 / NSP

JUNE 14, 2024 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — Thirteen new Nebraska State Troopers are ready to hit the road in service to the people of Nebraska. Me...
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Why We Stand for the Flag

Jun 17, 2024 / By Rep. Adrian Smith

On my recent trip to the beaches of Normandy, I witnessed a striking testimony of patriotism when American veterans of the D-Day invasion made the ...
NDOT Announces National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

NDOT Announces National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

Jun 14, 2024 / NDOT

June 14, 2024 (Lincoln, Neb.) — Today, the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) announces updates to its National Electric Vehic...
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Platte Institute Outlines Comprehensive Property Tax Reform Plan and Opposes EPIC Tax Proposal

Jun 14, 2024 / Ryan Kopsa Communications and Marketing Director

OMAHA, NE — The Platte Institute outlined some specific policy recommendations necessary to reform Nebraska’s property tax system. At t...
Pete Ricketts Weekly Column

Senator Ricketts’ Weekly Column: Working on a Farm Bill for Nebraska

Jun 14, 2024 / Pete Ricketts

Congress is supposed to pass a new Farm Bill every five years. The Farm Bill is crucial and complex. It deals with everything from conservation to ...
Adrian Smith 3rd Dist

Adrian Smith Leads Letter Demanding Answers from IRS Commissioner on Direct File Program

Jun 13, 2024 / Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE), along with Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith (R-MO), led their Ways and Means...
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Nebraska State Patrol 69th Basic Recruit Camp to Graduate Friday

Jun 13, 2024 / NSP

JUNE 13, 2024 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — The recruits of the Nebraska State Patrol’s 69th Basic Recruit Class will graduate during a cerem...
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Ricketts Introduces CRA to Overturn Biden’s Changes to Title IX

Jun 13, 2024 / Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE) joined Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) to introduce a Congressional Review Act (CRA) res...
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4-H Shooting Sports National Championships Coming to Grand Island

Jun 13, 2024 / Press Release

Albion, NEB. – The 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships will be held in Grand Island June 23-28. This is the 14th year that Grand Islan...
(L-R) NCTA instructor Dan Stehlik, Dean Larry Gossen, and Associate Dean Jennifer McConville at the Nebraska Career Education Conference Awards luncheon in Kearney on June 4, 2024. Mr. Stehik received the ACTEN Lifetime Achievement Award, and Dr. McConville was named Administrator of the Year.

Two NCTA Leaders Honored Statewide

Jun 13, 2024 / Dean Larry Gossen, Ph. D.

Associate Dean Jennifer McConville is ACTEN's Administrator of the Year Four years ago, I embarked upon my first career experience in higher educa...