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Congress Ratifies International Plant Genetic Treaty

U.S. Congress this week made a “historic” move and passed the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture — something the seed industry has been advocating for more ... Read More

Major League Baseball

AMERICAN LEAGUE Thursday's Games Cleveland at Detroit, ppd. N.Y. Yankees 5, Boston 1 Baltimore 4, Toronto 0 Minnesota 7, Kansas City 6 Tampa Bay 5, Chicago White Sox 3 Seattle 3, Oakland 2 Friday's Games Baltimore (Gallardo 5-8) at N.Y. Ya... Read More

High School Volleyball Scores

AP-NE-VOL--Neb Prep Scores,7th Ld-Writethru,1229< Thursday's Scores< By The Associated Press= VOLLEYBALL= Allen def. Walthill, 20-25, 25-17, 25-22, 25-23 Archbishop Bergan def. Omaha Brownell-Talbot, 25-13, 25-12, 25-13 Axtell def. Bertra... Read More

US Consumption of Beef and Pork Projected to Rise Through 2025

USDA projections show that production of beef and pork will expand steadily between 2016 and 2025 and result in lower prices, which in turn is expected to increase per capita consumption of both meats, according to the Economic Research Service (ERS)... Read More

Huskers continue preparations for Fighting Illini

Lincoln, Neb.— On a glorious Thursday fall afternoon, the Nebraska football team practiced in full pads and helmets for about 90 minutes. Both teams started in Memorial Stadium, where the offense stayed for the entire practice. The defense practice... Read More

Grants Available to SD 4-H Clubs and FFA or FCCLA Chapters

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) announces that grant funding is now available through the Building Our South Dakota Rural Communities (BOSDRC) grant program. As summer comes to an end and school begins across the state, we start ... Read More

Maximum sentence given Terrytown man for ice pick assault of his girlfriend

A 30-year-old Terrytown man who was convicted of stabbing his girlfriend in the head with an ice pick was sentenced Thursday to the maximum penalty for a Class IV Felony. Thomas Mendoza was sentenced by Scotts Bluff County District Judge Leo Dobr... Read More

(AUDIO) House Passes WRDA Bill

Yesterday the House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 by a vote of 399-25.  The Senate passed its version of WRDA on September 15.  The House and the Senate now need to meet via conference to reconcile the... Read More

Eagles to meet high-powered offense Saturday

The Chadron State College Eagles will confront a high-powered offensive attack Saturday when they host Humboldt State of Arcata, California, in their only non-conference game of the season. Kickoff for the CSC Hall of Fame contest will be at noon. ... Read More

Southern Corn Rust Strikes Again in Midwest

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- David Brown, of Carmine, Illinois, probably wouldn't call himself a Southerner. But the corn, soybean and wheat farmer is getting a taste of Southern crop management this year, after southern corn rust breached the Mason-Dixon... Read More

Stinner reschedules town hall meetings, discusses national anthem controversy

State Senator John P. Stinner is rescheduling town hall meetings originally scheduled in the District for next week due to a family emergency. The new schedule for the town hall meetings in the district are Tuesday, October 25, at 8 a.m. at the Mo... Read More