Genetically Engineered Crops Discussed In Open Forum This Week

John Linder, a grain farmer from Edison, Ohio, offered the closing public comments Monday in the opening discussion by scientists and laypeople on the past experience and potential future of agricultu... Read More

Alliance school board told tax

Taxes were the big issue Monday night at the Alliance school board meeting. Long-time resident and former 15-year member of the Alliance City Council Dan Kusek expressed his concern over the district realizing more property tax revenue due to prop... Read More

Heineman announces behavioral health regions to receive additional funds

Today, Gov. Dave Heineman announced that the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services will meet next week with the state’s six Behavioral Health Regions to discuss the allocation of funds that were not spent by the regions during the last f... Read More

Nebraska's uninsured rate held stable in 2013

Nebraska's rate of uninsured people stayed relatively flat last year while those in neighboring states and the nation declined slightly. New U.S. census data released Tuesday show that 13 percent of Nebraskans under age 65 were uninsured last yea... Read More

Kansas NRCS Receives $3.8 Million to Protect and Enhance Agricultural and Wetland Easements

September 15, 2014, Salina, Kansas—Eric B. Banks, Kansas State Conservationist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that $3.8 million in conservation funding has been allocated in... Read More

2014 Scotts Bluff County 4-H Nebraska State Fair Awards

Joan Coker, 4-H Leader, Katie Colson and Copper, Ashlynne Hanan and Roper, and Paul Callenius, 4-H Leader 4-H Sheep Judge Mike Harbour, Gatesville Texas and Teagan Flick Kaden Hubbard, Mike Flick, 4-H Sheep Judge Mike Harbour, Gatesville Tex... Read More

Four CSC cowboys place in first event

Four Chadron State College cowboys were placed in their events at the Central Wyoming College rodeo in Riverton last weekend.  The rodeo, which had 576 entries, opened the season in the Central Rocky Mountain Region. Jake Kasselder, a senior fro... Read More

Huskers and Bluejays renew volleyball series

For the first time since 2011, the No. 9 Nebraska volleyball team will face Creighton in the regular season when the Bluejays visit the Bob Devaney Sports Center for a 7 p.m. match on Wednesday. Although the teams met in the spring season, Wednesd... Read More

Rural Box Butte County girl dies in farm accident

Funeral services are Wednesday for a rural Box Butte girl who died Saturday in an accident on her parents' ranch 33 miles west of Alliance. Box Butte County Sheriff Tammy Mowry says four year old Josephine Marie Magnuson was critically injured whe... Read More

Record number register for PVC Monument Marathon

Registration officially closed Sunday for the 2014 Platte Valley Companies Monument Marathon. WNCC Foundation director Jennifer Rogers says they are excited to have a record 454 runners signed up for this year's event. Rogers says the event has ga... Read More

Austin excused from Broncos

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) _ Defensive tackle Marvin Austin has flown to North Carolina to be with his father, who was involved in a serious car accident. The Broncos excused Austin and said they'd support him during the crisis. It's not known whether ... Read More