MF Global to Pay $100-Million Fine in CFTC Settlement

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said on Wednesday it had fined MF Global Holdings Ltd for wrongdoing during the collapse of the futures brokerage, but will continue its lawsuit against t... Read More

NU Regents still mulling over president candidates

The University of Nebraska regents are still mulling four candidates for the system's top spot. The Lincoln Journal Star reports the Board of Regents met behind closed doors for two hours on Tuesday to review feedback submitted by students, facu... Read More

Ag Drone Maker Receives Permission to Fly

Trimble scored a public relations coup December 10 when it received an exemption from the Federal Aviation Administration allowing it to fly its UX5 Aerial Imaging Solution (drone) for commercial purposes. Specifically, the exemption is to Secti... Read More

Agate Fossil Beds celebrates Boxing Day Friday

Agate Fossil Beds National Monument will hold its 16th annual celebration of Boxing Day Friday. Agate's Lil Mansfield says Boxing Day originated in the United Kingdom and became a Canadian tradition when servants and tradespeople would receive gif... Read More

Winter Storm Warning for: Banner, Goshen, Kimball, Laramie, Platte, Scotts Bluff

...WINTER STORM SYSTEM TO CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT... .A WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGION THROUGH NIGHT. THIS STORM SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE ACCUMULATING SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS ACROSS THE REGION. STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF... Read More

Legacy of the Plains announces tree decoration contest winners

Legacy of the Plains Wednesay announced the winners of the "Trees Along the Trail" Christmas tree decorating contest: 1st Prize-Panhandle Quilt Guild, 2nd Prize-Daughters of the American Revolution, 3rd Prize-Riverside Discovery Center, President's C... Read More

USDA to Survey Farmland Owners

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will survey farmland owners to measure financial impacts and challenges of land ownership. Landowners should receive the survey form by the end of this month. More than 80,000 farmland owners and prod... Read More

Snowfall expected late on Christmas Day; Weather advisories issued

Meteorologist Don Day says we have the right mix of Pacific moisture and Canadian air coming in that will produce a widespread snow event over a lot of real estate for Christmas. Day says the system is going to cover western Nebraska, all of Wyomi... Read More

Winter Weather Advisory for: Box Butte, Cheyenne, Dawes, Morrill, Niobrara, Sioux

...WINTER STORM SYSTEM TO CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT... .A WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGION THROUGH NIGHT. THIS STORM SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE ACCUMULATING SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS ACROSS THE REGION. STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF... Read More

Winter Weather Advisory for: Deuel, Garden, Sheridan

...MORE SNOW FOR PARTS OF WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE FRIDAY EVENING... .LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE OVERNIGHT IN THE EASTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE AND NORTHERN S... Read More

Ethanol Committee Reviews Progress, Explores Opportunities

The Ethanol Committee of the National Corn Growers Association met in St. Louis recently to review current programs and initiatives related to domestically produced biofuels, get updates from ethanol industry experts and discuss strategy aimed at con... Read More