Bridgeport woman in intensive care following Highway 385 accident

A 70 year old Bridgeport woman is in the intensive care unit  at Regional West Medical Center after her car stuck a semi near Angora hill on Highway 385 Thursday afternoon. Joy Peters is listed in... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Announces the 27th Annual Governor’s Ag Conference

Lincoln – Gov. Pete Ricketts today announced the schedule for his inaugural Governor’s Ag Conference.  The 2015 event will be held Wednesday and Thursday, March 4th-5th at the Holiday Inn and Convention Center in Kearney.  This year will mark t... Read More

Rural Poll: Self-Employment Becoming More Common In Rural Nebraska

Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 29, 2015 -- Many rural Nebraska households utilize self-employment and multiple job-holding to piece together their incomes, according to the Nebraska Rural Poll. The 19th annual University of Nebraska-Lincoln poll was sent to 6,... Read More

Thaler to be Honored by K-State’s Animal Sciences and Industry Department

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Bob Thaler, extension swine specialist at South Dakota State University, has been named the Kansas State University Department of Animal Sciences and Industry Distinguished Alumnus Award winner for 2014. He will be honored at acti... Read More

International Ag Economist predicts tough couple of years for farmers before things get back on track

Good things will come to those who wait; a promising sentiment delivered to a young group of ag producers today in Gering. Westco hosted their young producers meeting at the Gering Civic Center, and International Ag Economist Sam Miller was the fe... Read More

Kansas Farmer Veteran Coalition Formation Exploration Forum to be Held February 10

MCPHERSON, KS Jan. 29, 2015 - On Tuesday, Feb 10th at 3:00 p.m. the Kansas Farmers Union, the Kansas Farm Bureau, and the Farm Credit Associations of Kansas will host a forum to explore the possibility and interest of forming a Kansas chapter of t... Read More

Renters could benefit from property tax relief measure

Renters and some homeowners could end up saving money under a proposed income tax credit in the Nebraska Legislature. Sen. Kate Bolz of Lincoln presented the bill to a legislative committee Thursday as part of the ongoing debate over property tax... Read More

114th Congress Will Include a Large, Bipartisan Dairy Farmer Caucus

ARLINGTON, VA – The new 114th Congress will feature a large and active group of House members looking out for the interests of dairy farmers, according to the National Milk Producers Federation. A bipartisan group of legislators is reestablishin... Read More

Senate passes bill approving Keystone XL oil pipeline; veto expected

The Republican-controlled Senate has passed a bipartisan bill approving construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The 62-36 vote on Thursday advanced a top priority of the newly empowered GOP, which championed the legislation despite a preside... Read More

Nebraska-Iowa Tip Off Time Announced

Nebraska-Iowa Tip Off Time Announced Lincoln – The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday that the men’s basketball game between Nebraska and Iowa on Sunday, Feb. 22, from Pinnacle Bank Arena will tip off at 2 p.m. (central) and will be televi... Read More

Pokes host Nevada Saturday

LARAMIE, Wyo.  – With the midpoint of the conference season approaching every game is crucial for the University of Wyoming men’s basketball team. The Cowboys (17-4, 6-2 MW) are tied atop the Mountain West with San Diego State, as five other tea... Read More