Congress will likely pass tax extenders bill

Attending the National Association of Farm Broadcasting convention in Kansas City last week, Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) president and CEO Bob Dinneen talked about all of the important issues fa... Read More

Many Ag Labor Concerns Not Covered by Exec Action

Some migrant farm workers may see legal relief from President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration announced Thursday night, but industry experts says the order will do little to solve long-term labor shortages in agriculture. Agriculture ... Read More

Apparent Settlement Reached in National Beef Case

An apparent settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit against National Beef brought by workers at its Liberal, Kansas, meatpacking plant, according to a court filing Friday. A joint motion seeks court approval of the proposed deal af... Read More

Bond reduction denied in drug/alcohol case

A 21 year old rural Mitchell man who was on probation for charges related to an accident that killed a 17 year old girl in May continues to be held on $250,000 bond with a 10% cash provision. Christopher Miller is charged with possession of cocain... Read More

Cougar season ends at nationals

CASPER, Wyo. – The Western Nebraska Community College volleyball team’s season came to an end at the NJCAA national tournament Friday evening, but it wasn’t without a fight. The Cougars, after dropping a five-set first round contest to Arizo... Read More

Creighton volleyball sweeps to Big East title

OMAHA, Neb. - The Creighton women's volleyball team claimed the outright BIG EAST volleyball regular season title with a 3-0 sweep of Villanova on Friday, Nov. 21. Game scores for the match were: 25-13, 25-9 and 25-10, which was played in front of ... Read More

UNK runs  past Chadron State

CHADRON - Balanced scoring and strong shooting led the University of Nebraska-Kearney men's basketball team to a 78-62 non-conference victory over Chadron State College Friday at the Chicoine Events Center. Chadron State's Roderick Bulter and Dava... Read More

12th rated Wayne State romps against CSC women

WAYNE, Neb. - Wayne State's Jordan Spencer scored a game-high 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the 12th-ranked Wildcats to an 88-50 non-conference victory over Chadron State College Friday. Wayne State, now 4-0 this season, led 40-30 a... Read More

Huskers To Honor Pollmiller

The No. 11th Nebraska volleyball team brings a seven-match win streak into tonight's Senior Night match against Michigan at 7 p.m. at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The Huskers will honor their lone senior, setter Mary Pollmiller, at the match. Nebra... Read More

ASA Reacts to EPA’s Deferral of Biodiesel RVO Number Until 2015

WASHINGTON (November 21, 2014) – In response to today’s announcement from the Environmental Protection Agency that the EPA would not finalize the 2014 Required Volume Obligations (RVO) will not before the end of the year, American Soybean Associa... Read More

Nebraska graduation rate up to nearly 90 percent

Nebraska's public high-school graduation rate increased slightly this year, but came up just shy of the 90 percent goal set by state officials. The Department of Education announced Friday that 89.7 percent of high school seniors graduated in 2014... Read More