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(AUDIO) Favorable Midwest 7-Day Rain Forecast Could Benefit Corn Pollination

OMAHA (DTN) -- Weather patterns offer a round of timely and beneficial rain for some dry areas of the Corn Belt during the next week to 10 days. This coincides with corn going into the pollination pha... Read More

Preventing Wildfires While Baling

Because of dry conditions in the western part of the state, the South Dakota Department of Agriculture’s Wildland Fire Division (SDWF) has seen an increase in fires that have been started while producers are baling hay. SDWF urges farmers and ranch... Read More

Arizona defeats Oklahoma State in CWS

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Nathan Bannister and two relievers pitched a four-hitter, Arizona had 14 hits against what had been the best pitching staff in the NCAA Tournament, and the Wildcats beat Oklahoma State 9-3 at the College World Series on Friday. ... Read More

Coastal Carolina tops TCU

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Andrew Beckwith pitched his second straight complete game and set a school record with his nation-leading 14th win, and Coastal Carolina stayed alive in the College World Series with a 4-1 victory over TCU on Friday night. The C... Read More

Alliance child porn investigation nets Nebraska man 17 years in prison

An Ansley, Nebraska man who sent sexual text messages to an Alliance teen has been sentenced to  prison. Today, United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that 42-year-old Darrell W. Jenkins was sentenced today to 17 years in prison by Uni... Read More

Mexican Consulate services available in Scottsbluff on Saturday

On Saturday, Mexican residents living in the Valley will be able to utilize services from their consulate. Father Jonathan Sorenson from Our Lady of Guadalupe in Scottsbluff says this is the first time in more than a decade that the Omaha based a... Read More

Silva Joins Collegiate National Team Staff

Lincoln – Nebraska Associate Head Baseball Coach Ted Silva will be a member of the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team coaching staff this summer, serving as the team’s pitching coach. Oregon’s George Horton will serve as the team’s manager... Read More

Firework retailers gearing up for 4th of July

Firework retailers across the state are gearing up for their 10 day selling period for the 4th of July. Greg Trautman, owner of Fireworks Unlimited says he has been prepping for this for months for their locations in Scottsbluff, Gering, Bridgepor... Read More

EPA Settlement with Owner of Fertilizer Plant in Culbertson, Neb., to Resolve Risk Management Program Issues

The owner of an agricultural fertilizer plant in southwest Nebraska has agreed to comply with federal Risk Management Program (RMP) requirements as part of a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency related to its storage and use of l... Read More

Wildfire threatens homes in northeast Wyoming

Firefighters are battling a wildfire that is threatening rural residences in Crook County in northeast Wyoming. State Forester Bill Crapser says about 20 rural residences have been advised to evacuate. Crapser says the fire is burning in heavy ... Read More

Highway Commission hears support for funding Heartland Expressway

Support for funding the Heartland Expressway was the focus of public input presented to the Nebraska Highway Commission during a meeting held at the Gering Civic Center Friday. State Senator John Stinner applauded passage of the $450 million "Buil... Read More