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EPA Region 7 Accepting Proposals to Reduce Emissions from Diesel Engines

Lenexa, Kan. April 24, 2018) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of grant funding to implement projects aimed at reducing emissions from the nation’s existing... Read More

Furnas, Red Willow and Hitchcock producers eligible for cover crop initiative

LINCOLN, Neb. – Ag producers in Furnas, Red Willow and Hitchcock counties are eligible to receive $49.29 per acre assistance for planting multispecies cover crops after wheat or other summer-harvested crop. Grazing is allowed on up to 75 percent... Read More

NU Falls Short in Comeback Attempt Against Bluejays

Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska baseball team (17-22) trailed Creighton 10-1 after the top of the fifth and battled back before ultimately falling to the Bluejays by a 12-9 margin at Hawks Field on Tuesday night. Scott Schreiber and Jesse Wilkenin... Read More

High School Soccer Results

  Tuesday (04/24/2018) Crete 1, Northwest 0 Elkhorn 9, Plattsmouth 0 Gretna 10, Bennington 1 Kearney 4, Hastings 0 Lincoln High 5, Fremont 2 North Platte 1, Norfolk 0 Omaha Skutt Catholic 3, Mount Michael Benedictine 0 Ralston 2, Be... Read More News: April 24, 2018

Today on News:  Gering approves hiring of new city engineer Four men caught in December Scottsbluff prostitution sting have sentencing dates set Scotts Bluff County Detention Center undergoing administrative restructuring, result... Read More

Lower-Profit Operations Have Some Things in Common

Markets are impossible to control, but cost management is the difference between profit and loss for many cattle operations. A recent study out of Kansas State University sifted through reams of data and found that when comparing 61 different co... Read More

Seven UNL students are set to begin summer internships sponsored by Nebraska Corn

LINCOLN, Neb. – As the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s spring semester winds down, seven students will soon be starting summer internship programs supported by the Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Corn Growers Association. Although these interns... Read More

Filibusters on Trump Nominees, Bills Complicate EPA Head Replacement

OMAHA (DTN) -- As much angst as EPA has caused for the ethanol industry with Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) hardship waivers granted to small refineries, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said he doesn't believe EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt should be r... Read More

Former nurse sentenced to prison for fondling Scottsbluff patients

A former nurse accused of fondling three sedated patients while administering pain killers at Regional West was sentenced today (Tuesday) to three,  one year terms in prison. The new prison terms will be  concurrent with a 12 year prison sentence i... Read More

CA Judge Says Glyphosate Can Be Listed Under Prop 65

A California Appeals Court sided with the Center for Food Safety and the state of California in affirming that Monsanto’s glyphosate pesticide can be listed under Prop 65. The listing says glyphosate is a known carcinogen. Monsanto filed a lawsu... Read More

Valley Youth Connections offers help for at-risk youth

Valley Youth Connections, a new service which helps referral based at risk youth in the community, has begun a youth narcotics and alcohol anonymous program. The program, for one hour from 4 to 5 p.m. every Tuesday at 29 South Beltline Highway, be... Read More