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USDA to rescind Organic Livestock and Poultry Rules

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on Dec. 15, its intent to withdraw the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP) final rule. The rule was finalized in January 2017, but placed... Read More

Jayhawks Over Huskers By One

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Svi Mykhailiuk hit a 3-pointer from the corner with 23.2 seconds left, and No. 13 Kansas held on to beat Nebraska 73-72 and break out of a mini slump Saturday night. Anton Gill missed a 3-pointer and James Palmer Jr. had his s... Read More

Huskers Volleyball Champs Again

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Mikaela Foecke had 20 kills and hit .250, Kelly Hunter had 37 assists and No. 5 Nebraska defeated No. 2 Florida in four sets (25-22, 25-17, 18-25, 25-16) to capture the program's fifth national championship. The Cornhuskers... Read More

Husker volleyball wins national championship

The Nebraska Volleyball team won it's fifth national championship, 3-1 over Florida Saturday night in Kansas City. Nebraska jumped out to a 2-0 lead, before dropping set 3. The Huskers closed out the Gators 25-16 in set 4. This is Coach John Co... Read More

North Platte NRD and local ag businesses donate to food pantry

The North Platte Natural Resources District, NPNRD, delivered 7,850 lbs. of food to the Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska, CAPWN, food pantry in Gering on Thursday, Dec. 14. The week-long food drive was the brainchild of Barb Cross,... Read More

RDC kicks off capital campaign to raise $500K for new grizzly bear exhibit

A cool crisp morning didn’t damper the enthusiasm of youth and adults, as they came out Saturday, Dec. 16, for a Breakfast with the Bears at the Riverside Discovery Center in Scottsbluff. Scotts Bluff County Queen Brianna Little, advises the pu... Read More

Riverside Discovery Center bear cubs make public debut

The rescued bear cubs at Riverside Discovery Center made their public debut in Scottsbluff Saturday morning. The bears don't have names yet, but zoo Director Anthony Mason says next month they'll be hosting a contest to properly identify them. ... Read More

Following harvest, biomulch project enters next phase

The peppers were harvested weeks ago from a small research plot at the Panhandle Center where a type of fabric mulch is being tested for potential use in USDA certified organic produce fields. During the off season, researchers are checking to see... Read More

WNCC men win 9th straight

The Western Nebraska Community College men’s basketball team put three players in double figures in registering their ninth straight win with a, 88-83 win over Western Wyoming Community College Friday evening in Rock Springs, Wyo. The win moves ... Read More

CSC men fall short in Rapid

Despite a favorable rebounding margin and holding the nation's top three-point shooter to just one attempt all night, the Chadron State College men gave up 19 points off turnovers and saw the hometown South Dakota School of Mines Technology take a 66... Read More

Hardrockers catch fire in first half to defeat CSC

The Chadron State College women turned the ball over 22 times on the hardwood Friday evening, and the South Dakota School of Mines team fired 11-of-21 three-pointers in the first half to build a 50-27 advantage going into the locker room. The Hardroc... Read More