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Nebraska agriculture besieged by flood, trade, property tax hits

Battered by billion-dollar hits from U.S. trade policy and historic storm damage, all piled on top of high property taxes and low farm commodity prices, Nebraska agriculture is reeling.

'Change we've never seen before' — Long-term time-lapse project captures river's quick rise

ASHLAND — They designed these camera systems to survive on their own for years, because the creators of the Platte Basin Timelapse project decided to take a long view.

Grandmother: Child protective system failed girl, 14, who died in crash

Police had been searching for Kaydance Potter for more than three weeks when a car she was driving careened down Superior Street in the early morning hours of April 26, hit a curb, veered across lanes, onto the grass and smashed into a pole.


Compelling insights from the heart of our community.

Cindy Lange-Kubick: Banging the table at the last supper for the Wooden Spoon Dinner Club

At the Last Supper, they served citrus pesto salmon and tomato-topped salads in boat-shaped bowls.

Cindy Lange-Kubick: Herman the sourdough starter and Linda the baker, a decades-long love affair

Linda Carlson Schmidt found Herman in the newspaper on Oct. 25, 1980.

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