YMCA goal is $175,000 in annual campaign

The Scottsbluff YMCA Thursday kicked off their annual annual campaign to assist in membership and program scholarships.. The campaign is named Community Impact this year, stressing the YMCA provides h... Read More

Fugate still seeking pardon over 50 years later

Two lawyers say a woman who was convicted as an accomplice in her boyfriend's 1958 killing spree will apply for a pardon. The Lincoln Journal Star reports Caril Clair, formerly Caril Fugate, was 14 when she accompanied Charlie Starkweather, who ki... Read More

State child advocacy group honors Harms

An organization that supports the needs of children, young adults and families at risk has honored State Senator John Harms for his efforts to protect children in the state. The Nebraska Children and Families Foundation presented Harms with is presti... Read More

KLA CONVENTION TO FEATURE DISCUSSION ON NUTRITIONAL SCIENCE

(TOPEKA) – Livestock producers attending the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) Convention in Wichita will hear an investigative journalist present the case that nutritional science has it wrong with respect to the healthfulness of meat and dairy p... Read More

Broncos whip Chargers

DENVER (AP) _ Emmanuel Sanders waited six long weeks to join the list of players who have caught a touchdown pass from Peyton Manning. Now, he has four in less than a week. Manning and Sanders connected for a trio of touchdowns Thursday night in t... Read More

FARM Program Report Shows Continued Widespread Adoption of Animal Care Practices

ARLINGTON, VA – Dairy farmers nationwide continue to demonstrate widespread adoption of industry standards that assure high-quality care for their animals, according to a report released today by the National Milk Producers Federation. The summa... Read More

Agriculture Secretary Announces Funding to Strengthen Rural Businesses and Cooperatives and Boost Economic Development in Rural Communities

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the selection of 43 organizations in 27 states for grants and loans to help create jobs and boost economic development activity in rural areas. The announcement culminates ... Read More

USDA Launches Site to Provide Climate Information to Producers

Earlier today, the USDA Climate Hubs web site was launched. The new site provides a portal for farmers, ranchers, forest landowners, and others to find useful, practical information to help cope with the challenges and stressors caused by a changing ... Read More

Game and Parks Commission authorizes big horn sheep permits

LINCOLN - The Nebraska Game and Parks Board of Commissioners authorized one lottery and one auction bighorn sheep permit for 2015 at their meeting in Scottsbluff Thursday. The lottery permit is for residents only, while the auction permit is avail... Read More

Nebraska and Kansas Reach Agreement Approved by the Republican River Compact Administration

Imperial, Neb. – An agreement reached Wednesday gives Nebraska 100 percent credit for augmentation water NRDs are pumping this year to maintain compliance with the Republican River Compact, and ensures water being stored in Harlan County Reservoir ... Read More

NFU Says WTO Ruling On COOL Shows USDA Moving in Right Direction

WASHINGTON (Oct. 23, 2014) – National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson said that the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) recent ruling on Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) clearly shows U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is headed in r... Read More