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Bird Flu Found In Commercial Mixed Species Flock in S.D.

CHARLES MIX CO., S.D. (AP) — Federal inspectors confirm the presence of bird flu in a commercial mixed species flock in southeastern South Dakota. Samples from the flock in Charles Mix County, which borders Nebraska, were tested at a national laboratory at South Dakota State University. The property was quarantined and the birds will be killed to prevent spread of…

U.S. Senators Join Forces To Call For Meat Price Fixing Investigation

North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem and ten other state attorneys general earlier called for an investigation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — North Dakota leaders are continuing to push for an investigation into price fixing in the cattle industry. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska and 18 Senate colleagues, including North Dakota Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer, are working together. They wrote a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice requesting they investigate potential anti-competitive activities in the beef…

Fargo Man Arrested In Nebraska Drug Bust

NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA (KFGO) – A Fargo man is one of four people arrested in separate, large drug busts along I-80 east of North Platte, Nebraska. In one of the traffic stops Wednesday night, state troopers searched a van driven by 50-year old Brent Lorenz, of Fargo and found 198 pounds of marijuana, 800 units of THC edibles, 79 THC…

Sturgis Rally Death Likely Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

The Omaha man, who has not been identified, was found dead in his motor home at the rally on Tuesday.

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) _ Sheriff’s officials say the death of a Nebraska man at the Sturgis motorcycle rally in South Dakota is apparently due to carbon monoxide poisoning. The Omaha man, who has not been identified, was found dead in his motor home at the rally on Tuesday. The Meade County coroner is investigating. Officials say there has been only…

Farm Rescue is Helping Nebraskans Impacted by Flooding

HORACE, N.D. – The non-profit Farm Rescue which is based in Horace, North Dakota is helping ranchers affected by flooding in Nebraska. Farm Rescue is collecting hay donations and looking for volunteers to bring it to flooded areas. The organization helps farmers who are suffering from sickness, injury or natural disasters. Operation Hay Lift was first started in 2017 to help…

Chase With Speeds Reaching 110 MPH Ends Near Mapleton

Driver was arrested for reckless driving and fleeing a police officer

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — An Omaha, Nebraska man led North Dakota troopers on a high-speed chase in Cass County Saturday night. Thirty-two-year-old Daniel Rosseter was arrested for reckless driving and fleeing a police officer. The highway patrol says around 11:40 p.m., they received a report of a reckless driver on I-94. A trooper located the SUV going more than 110…

UND Football Schedules Nebraska for Games in 2022, 2026

The Fighting Hawks have six future games scheduled against FBS opponents

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) — For the first time in its Division I history, the North Dakota football team is slated to take on a Big Ten opponent. UND athletics director Brian Faison announced on Wednesday that the Fighting Hawks are scheduled to play at Nebraska on Sept. 3, 2022 and again on Sept. 19, 2026. The Cornhuskers are one of…

Days After Oil Spill, Construction Approved for TransCanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline

After nine years, two presidential orders and dozens of lawsuits, the pipeline is being built. Fox News reporter, Mike Tobin, has more.

NEBRASKA — The Keystone pipeline is finally approved for construction by Nebraska regulators, but it comes just days after a devastating oil spill. After nine years, two presidential orders and dozens of lawsuits, TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline has finally cleared its last regulatory challenge with Public Service Commissioners in Nebraska voting to approve the pipeline’s route through their state. Some…