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The International Year of Soils: Soils Clean and Capture Water

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Picture transitioning from a rural setting that includes woodlands, wildlife habitat and farms, to urban areas that consist of concrete, parking lots, streets and buildings. Rural ... Read More

Minatare Police Chief Regester and Officer Lawson resign

The Minatare Police Department has dwindled to a single, part-time officer that can patrol the streets following the resignation of two of its ranking members. Chief of Police Robert Regester and Officer Jim Lawson both tendered their resignation ... Read More

High School Rodeo Results from McCook

The high school rodeo season is underway.  McCook hosted events Saturday and Sunday. Saturday's top all-arounders were Cody Darnell of Gordon and Jayde Atkins of Broken Bow.  Atkins also took female all-around honors Sunday, while Devin Dibbern ... Read More

Search begins for next Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute executive director

The University of Nebraska announced today that it has begun an international search for the next executive director of the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute. The next director will succeed founding executive director Roberto Lenton, who i... Read More

Beef Fuels Team Beef at the 2015 Boston Marathon

The national beef checkoff, through its Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative (NEBPI) and in partnership with the South Dakota Beef Industry Council, ensured that beef was proudly represented during the historic running of the 119th Boston Marathon on... Read More

Scottsbluff man caught with meth following weekend traffic stop

A Scottsbluff man is facing felony drug charges following a Saturday evening traffic stop. Officers noticed the smell of burnt marijuana emitting from the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, officers found a joint and 4.9 grams of methampheta... Read More

University of Wyoming looks for input on presidential search

Trustees of University of Wyoming will consult the public over the next two-and-a-half weeks as they determine how to handle the search for a new president. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that the university said Thursday that they will survey th... Read More

Seventeen Trait Approvals Cap Wild Week for Biotech in Brussels

WASHINGTON (April 24, 2015) - After expressing severe frustration with the European Commission’s proposal to allow EU member states to opt out of the import of food and feed containing biotechnology traits earlier in the week, the Ame... Read More

Wyo vehicle crashes return discussion to Interstate 80 safety

Wyoming lawmakers are considering a third lane for Interstate 80 following a series of pileups that blocked the highway for long periods of time. Former legislative transportation chairman Sen. Michael Von Flatern says a third lane would have prov... Read More

Big issues loom for Nebraska lawmakers as session nears end

With a little more than a month left in the session, Nebraska lawmakers still to have to take final action on some of the year's largest and most contentious issues. The list includes the budget, property taxes, medical marijuana and a death-pen... Read More

American Farm Bureau Appeals  Flawed Privacy Decision

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 24, 2015— The Environmental Protection Agency’s public release to environmental groups of personal details about the home locations and contact information of tens of thousands of farm and ranch families was unlawful. A lo... Read More