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O’Rourke Family Selected as 2018 Nebraska Leopold Conservation Award Recipient

Governor Pete Ricketts joined Sand County Foundation, the Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska (AFAN), Cargill, and the Nebraska Environmental Trust to announce the O’Rourke Family’s... Read More

Kimball wind turbines project to be operational in Mid-June

The Project Manager for the new, larger Kimball wind mill project says they are still "commissioning" the turbines before hoping to begin operations in the middle of June. The construction of a larger 30 megawatt capacity wind project in the same ... Read More

City planners to hear revised KAAPA Ethanol plans for headquarters

KEARNEY — KAAPA Ethanol Holdings will present revised plans Friday to city officials for its new company headquarters. During its regular meeting, the Kearney Planning Commission will hear vacation, rezoning and development plan reques... Read More

(Video) Governor Ricketts proclaims Rodeo Week in Nebraska

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts  proclaimed Rodeo Week in Nebraska while horseback with members of the University of Nebraska Rodeo Association. Before signing the proclamation,  Governor Ricketts sited Nebraska's rich agriculture roots and wes... Read More

New program for families combines getting outdoors with financial literacy

MANHATTAN, Kan. – In communities across Kansas, a new program is designed to grow families’ financial knowledge while enjoying the spring weather. Using a program called Family Financial StoryWalk, children and families in 16 Kansas communities... Read More

Commission approves deer, antelope and elk hunting recommendations

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission approved recommendations for 2018 deer, antelope and elk hunting seasons when it met April 19 at Fort Robinson State Park near Crawford. Among the big game changes to Commission orders: Deer -- 1,550 buck per... Read More

Vet Tech is Aggie of the Month

CURTIS, Neb. – Kallie Hilker has been named the Aggie of the Month for March 2018 at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis. The native of Cambridge, Nebraska, is studying veterinary technology and is currently completing her vete... Read More

Blomenkamps to be honored by Boy Scouts at annual Distinguished Citizen dinner

The Longs Peak Council, Boy Scouts of America is hosting the annual Tri-Trails District Distinguished Citizens Dinner this (Thursday) evening, to honor Neal and Lora Blomenkamp of Scottsbluff with the Distinguished Citizen Award. The Blomenkamps h... Read More

2018-19 Men's Basketball Big Ten Pairings Announced

Lincoln – Home games against defending Big Ten regular-season champion Michigan State and Sweet 16 qualifier Purdue highlight the Huskers’ 2018-19 conference home schedule, as the Big Ten announced its pairings for the upcoming season on Thursd... Read More

Nebraska's pesticide container recycling program in its 27th year

When dropping off your clean agricultural pesticide containers for recycling at one of Nebraska’s 18 participating recycling collection sites, you can feel good knowing the containers will be recycled into useful products that stay in the U.S. Now... Read More

Oregon officials kill 2 wolves in effort to save cattle

SALEM, Ore.  — Oregon wildlife officials shot and killed two wolves from a helicopter Wednesday in an attempt to reduce killings of cattle by the predators. The killings have reignited a debate between the state, ranchers and environmentalists ... Read More