Organizations Call Executive Order on Immigration Good First Step

Farmworker Justice says as many as 450-thousand farmworkers and spouses could qualify for relief under President Obama’s executive order on immigration - according to The Hagstrom Report. With prote... Read More

Animal Scientist Funston Gets Regional Extension Award

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska Extension beef cattle reproduction specialist Rick Funston has been honored for his beef and heifer management work. Funston won the 2014 Regional Excellence in Extension award for the North Central Region from Cooperati... Read More

Former panhandle hospital administrator sentenced to prison

A former panhandle hospital administrator has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for his guilty plea in August to possession of child pornography. Federal Judge Richard Kopf sentenced Jim Parks Tuesday, noting after his prison term it... Read More

Harms recognized by Health Center Assocation of Nebraska

Senator John Harms was recognized Tuesday by the Health Center Association of Nebraska (HCAN) as a Health Center Advocate of the Year. Nancy Thompson, HCAN CEO said “Senator Harm’s efforts in the last Nebraska legislative session expanded fund... Read More

Calving Schools Planned in January

COLBY, Kan. – With calving season just around the corner, K-State Research and Extension will host calving schools in five locations, with a focus on challenges producers can face during this critical period. Veterinarian Dave Rethorst, with the... Read More

Winter Weather Advisory until 2pm for: Laramie, WY; Platte, WY

...SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING THROUGH THIS MORNING... .MAINLY LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS MORNING OVER THE INTERSTATE 80 SUMMIT AND FROM CONVERSE TO LARAMIE COUNTY. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 25 FROM DOUGLAS TO... Read More

Governor-elect tabs top advisors

Nebraska Gov.-elect Pete Ricketts has named his top budget and policy advisers. Ricketts announced Tuesday that he will retain Gerry Oligmueller as the state budget administrator and Lauren Kintner as his policy director and general counsel. Ol... Read More

USDA Says Farm Sector Slumped in 2014 As Prices Fell

Net farm income in the United States is now forecast to be $96.9 billion, down 21 percent from a year ago and the lowest since 2010, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Tuesday. The 2014 forecast was revised down sharply from $113.2 billion... Read More

Bayard Firefighters respond to 3rd stucture fire since August

The Bayard Fire Department was called to a structure fire at a home belonging to Pat and Emery Sherfey on County Road 106 on the west edge of Bayard at 2:47 am Tuesday morning. A release from the Bayard Volunteer Fire Department says upon arrival,... Read More

Environmental Groups Petition EPA to Drop States' NPDES Authority

State environmental and conservation organizations increasingly are petitioning the Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw their state's' authority to run their own Clean Water Act permit programs, according to Deborah Nagle, Water Permits Divis... Read More

DOT order locks in Great Lakes until ultimate decision made

The Department of Transportation says it intends to issue an order this week to lock Great Lakes Airlines in as Scottsbluff's essential air service carrier until the federal agency makes a decision on who will serve the community for the next two yea... Read More