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Man dies after ATV breaks through ice on pond

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A man has died after plunging into icy water when his all-terrain vehicle fell through ice on a pond near Norfolk. Firefighters from Norfolk responded to an emergency call late Saturday afternoon. Firefighters pulled the man from the water. He first was treated at a local hospital before being taken to a hospital in Omaha. […]

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Residents of central Nebraska town under boil order

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Residents of Sargent in central Nebraska are under a boil order after E. coli bacteria and Coliform have been found in their drinking water. The boil order comes after a previous order was lifted in late October. Health officials say a water sample taken from a location in September tested positive for E. coli. A […]

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Nebraska receiving $2.4M to help preserve Ogallala Aquifer

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Nebraska will receive a large chunk of federal money going to help preserve the Ogallala Aquifer. The United States Department of Agriculture will spend eight million dollars to reduce use of the aquifer, improve its water quality, and enhance the economic viability of the agricultural land it waters. The money comes through the USDA’s Natural […]

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Needed environmental construction permits going online

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Vital construction permits no longer will have to be filed on paper with the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality. NDEQ Director Jim Macy has announced storm water permits have gone online and general air construction permits will go online soon. Businesses no longer will have to fill out paperwork and mail it to Lincoln. A […]

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Mead man found dead in wastewater lagoon

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Saunders County Sheriff’s Office is waiting for autopsy results of a man who died Thursday near Yutan. Sheriff Kevin Stukenholtz says a pickup was located in a lagoon of a water treatment plant about a mile from town. He says the pickup had left the road, went through a fence along the side of the […]

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Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 10/29/2015

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  State Representative Sharon Schwartz, chairwoman of the Kansas House Agriculture Committee, talked about an interim legislative committee meeting last […]

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Relief For Livestock Water

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 “Water is the most essential nutrient for survival.” People and livestock can go for extended time without food, but it’s […]

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Soybean Harvest Underway in Kansas

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  TOPEKA – For the week ending September 27, 2015, temperatures four to eight degrees above normal and light rain […]

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