Haulers Reminded Proper Permits Needed during Harvest Season

(Lincoln, Neb.)- With the arrival of harvest season in Nebraska, the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Carrier Enforcement Division would like to remind haulers to obtain the proper permits and make sure th... Read More

Information open house on West Scottsbluff viaduct planned Tuesday evening

The Nebraska Department of Roads will hold an Information Open House Tuesday night on a proposed viaduct over Union Pacific tracks on Highway 92 west of Scottsbluff. The viaduct will be located approximately three quarters of a mile west of the North... Read More

Railways Still Snarling Grain Movement

As the row-crop harvest in the Northern Plains moves ever closer, worries are mounting among producers and grain elevator operators about continued transportation delays and whether there will be enough room to store what are expected to be large cor... Read More

September 29, 2014

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 4.90 (+0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 4.90 (+0.03) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 4.90 (+0.03) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.62 (+0.03) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 4.84 (+0.03) West Plains LLC/Gering, 4.85 ... Read More

Stalk and Crown Rot Diseases Likely in Many Fields

Much of the 2014 Nebraska corn crop has experienced repeated and prolonged stress and wounding. While most of the crop looks good, we are beginning to see early evidence of problems developing.  In particular, stalk rot diseases are beginning to dev... Read More

Abdullah earns big ten honor again

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah is the offensive player of the week in the Big Ten for the third time in five weeks. Abdullah, who leads the nation in rushing yards and is second in yards per game, ran for 208 yards and a care... Read More

Mailing of early voting ballots begins today

Scotts Bluff County Clerk Vera Dulaney says the first early voting ballots will be sent today. Dulaney says residents need to complete a form to file an early ballot, which they can request by mail or in person. Early ballot voting in person begin... Read More

Sen. John Nelson sworn-in as next Lt. Gov.

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has named state Sen. John Nelson of Omaha as his new lieutenant governor. Nelson was sworn into office Monday at the Capitol. He replaces Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann, who resigned earlier this month after a judge approved... Read More

NCTA Students Dig in for

Curtis – A Hills oak, water birch and sycamore are putting down roots in Curtis. College horticulture students grabbed their shovels Thursday as part of “ReTree Week” in Nebraska and planted three trees on campus at the Nebraska College o... Read More

Sidney students expected back in school after vehicle-pedestrian accident

Sidney police say two Sidney High students and members of the school's cross country team are expected to be back at school this week after they were struck by a car Thursday night while crossing a city street. Police say 15 year old Thomas Webb a... Read More

Flash floods possible when rain picks up

The rain will pick up again later this afternoon with severe thunderstorms forecast that could produce heavy rain and damaging hail. A flash flood watch is in force from 3 p.m. until noon Tuesday for the western two thirds of the panhandle due to the... Read More