Congress Requests $1.5-Million to Study USDA Plans

Congress wants USDA to operate like a business, but Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is complaining that Congress is willing to spend $1.5 million on outside studies to duplicate work his department ... Read More

Three arrested on combination of drug and weapons charges

Two men have been arrested on drug and weapons charges, and a woman on similar drug counts after a suspicious vehicle containing methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia was stopped by Gering Police Saturday night. Court documents say a ... Read More

Another arrest made in check forgery case

A second person has been arrested in connection with cashing checks stolen from a local farming operation. 22 year old Joshua Campos was arrested on a warrant charging him with 2nd degree forgery after Platte Valley Bank reported additional checks... Read More

NCTA builds cattle owners with Heifer Link

Curtis, Neb. – Students beginning their own beef cattle enterprises while in college are relying on solid genetics and the annual multiplier effect. Since 2007, students at the Nebraska College of Agriculture in Curtis have had the chance to lea... Read More

Associated Foods buying Safeway, Albertsons stores in MT, WY

The proposed merger of the Albertsons and Safeway grocery chains is leading to new ownership for eight stores in Montana and Wyoming. Associated Foods is buying Albertsons stores in Butte, Montana, and Laramie, Wyoming, along with two Safeway stor... Read More

U.S. Should Stick to Cash Trade with Cuba

A trade analyst says the United Stated needs to stick to cash trades with Cuba. John Kavulich, executive director of the U.S.-Cuba Trade and Economic Council, told The Hagstrom that exporters would be unwise to grant credit to the Cubans — if that ... Read More

High Wind Watch in effect for: Banner, NE; Box Butte, NE; Cheyenne, NE; Dawes, NE; Goshen, WY; Kimball, NE; Laramie, WY; Morrill, NE; Niobrara, WY; Scotts Bluff, NE; Sioux, NE

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. * TIMING...WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BEC... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Sunday's Games= Colorado 2, Detroit 1, SO Dallas 6, Edmonton 5, SO Boston 4, Buffalo 3, OT N.Y. Rangers 1, Carolina 0 Chicago 4, Toronto 0 Philadelphia 4, Winnipeg 3, OT Monday's Games= Ottawa at Washington, 7 p.m. Nashville at Colu... Read More

Huskers To Battle Hawaii

After a break for final exams, the Nebraska basketball team concludes the non-conference portion of the schedule at the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu. The Huskers open tournament play against the host Rainbow Warriors on Dec. 22,... Read More

Syngenta Receives Official Notification on MIR 162

Following the announcement that China has approved Syngenta’s MIR 162 trait, Growth Energy expects the dried distillers grain market to reopen. China had denied some cargoes of U.S. corn and DDG’s because testing showed they contained the trait w... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Sunday's Games= Toronto 118, New York 108 Cleveland 105, Memphis 91 Sacramento 108, L.A. Lakers 101 Phoenix 104, Washington 92 Miami 100, Boston 84 Philadelphia 96, Orlando 88 Brooklyn 110, Detroit 105 New Orleans 101, Oklahoma City 99... Read More