Online Registration Open for  AFBF’s 96th Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show

Online registration is now open for the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 96th Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show, which will be held Jan. 10-14, 2015, in San Diego. Before registering online... Read More

Top National Chapter Award winners announced at the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014/87th National FFA Convention & Expo) The top National Chapter Award winners were named at the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Ky., on Thursday, Oct. 30. The top winners are select... Read More

House Planning Vote on Requirements for EPA Regulations

While no date has been set in stone,  House Majority leader Kevin McCarthy says a vote will be “soon” on Environmental Protection Agency regulations requirements. He says the House will vote on legislation that would prevent the EPA from issuing... Read More

Heineman says legislative committee pre-judged responsibility for prison issues

Governor Dave Heineman says a legislative committee looking into prison miscalculations and other issues at the Nebraska Department of corrections have pre-judged who is responsible and what caused the problems. Heineman told Rick Vincent on our s... Read More

The Index, a weekly newspaper serving the Henry, Lyman, Mitchell and Morrill communities will be under new ownership as of November 1st. Long time Scottsbluff Star-Herald news clerk and reporter Chabella Guzman is the new owner and publisher, and ... Read More

Groups Ask Congress to Rescind Parts of COOL

Agriculture and other industry groups have asked Congress to “immediately authorize and direct” USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack to rescind elements of Country of Origin Labeling. The groups want Congress to take out elements of COOL that are non-compl... Read More

Hemingford runs past Shelton 71-14

If there was any doubt who would win Thursday's opening round Class D1 Nebraska State High School Football Playoff game in Hemingford it evaporated quickly as the Bobcats scored 43- first quarter points en route to a 71-14 win over the Shelton Bulldo... Read More

Pelini praises defensive line heading into Purdue game Saturday

Lincoln, Neb. – Nebraska Head Coach Bo Pelini said the Huskers “had a good week of practice” after Thursday’s 45-minute walk through at the Hawks Championship Center. “We got a lot done here today,” Pelini said. “We cleaned up some ... Read More

Husker women ranked 16th

The Nebraska women's basketball team opens the 2014-15 campaign with a No. 16 ranking in the Associated Press Preseason Top 25 that was recently released. The Huskers, who return four starters from a 2013-14 squad that finished 26-7 overall and 12... Read More

Huskers to hold wrestling intrasquad meet Friday

The Nebraska wrestling team will hold its annual Intrasquad in conjunction with the Fall Coaches Clinic on Friday night at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The Intrasquad starts at 5 p.m. (CT). The event is free admission and will assist the Husker ... Read More

Cougar men open Saturday

The Western Nebraska Community College men’s basketball team can’t wait to get the season started on Saturday  . The Cougars open the season against Northwest College at 3 p.m. at Cougar Palace and the team is ready to endure a November slate ... Read More