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Ag Sec. Vilsack Announces Additional Acres for CRP

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Friday an additional 800,000 acres of highly environmentally sensitive land may be enrolled in Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) under certain wetland and ... Read More

No open swim this summer for Scottsbluff's Outdoor Splash Arena

The City of Scottsbluff has announced that the outdoor swimming pool at the Splash Arena will not be open this summer for open swim. In a media release, Parks and Recreation Supervisor Triniti Burgner says that swim lessons and programs will conti... Read More

Six Huskers Capture Academic All-Big Ten Accolades

Six Husker men's golfers earned Academic All-Big Ten accolades on Thursday when the conference announced its list of honorees for spring sports in 2015. Josh Reinertson earned his fourth award at Nebraska. The Gibbon, Neb., native majored in Busin... Read More

Five Huskers Earn NCAA Championships Bids

Austin, Texas – Five members of the Nebraska track and field team punched their tickets to the NCAA Championships with their performances on Thursday at the NCAA West Preliminary Round at Mike A. Myers Stadium on the University of Texas campus. ... Read More

Nine Huskers Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

The Nebraska softball team was recognized for another successful year in the classroom on Thursday, as nine of a possible 11 Huskers were named to the academic All-Big Ten team. All nine Huskers honored have earned academic All-Big Ten recogni... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers wrap up historic 2015 legislative session

Nebraska lawmakers have concluded a 2015 session marked by high-profile votes on taxes, immigration, state spending and the death penalty. Senators and Governor Pete Ricketts focused on their policy agreements Friday and played down the veto over... Read More

Olympic gold medalist wrestler coming to Chadron

CHADRON - Chadron State College wrestling head coach Brett Hunter has announced that Olympic gold medalist and National Freestyle Resident Coach for USA Wrestling Brandon Slay will be a guest coach at the Chadron State College high school wrestling c... Read More

SGA competitors urged to sign up now

The 2015 State Games of America (SGA 2015) in Lincoln and Omaha is just two months away and event officials are encouraging competitors to sign up now. Entry fees for most individual sports will increase $5 after June 1. Team sports fees will go up $... Read More

More than 400 kids sign up for Gering Summer Reading program

The Gering Public Library kicked off their summer reading program on Thursday, and the turnout for registration was very strong. Youth Services Librarian Christie Clarke says 407 kids and 65 adults registered for the summer reading program on the... Read More

NPPD says disregard request to reduce electric usage

The Nebraska Public Power District says it erroneously sent out a message on Thursday alerting customers to cut back their electrical consumption. Huan Nguyen with NPPD says they were testing their system and made an error, and the message was not... Read More

EPA Releases RFS; Ethanol Volumes Below Statute, Boost for Biodiesel

While the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard keeps corn-based ethanol below the statutory 15 billion gallons for 2015 and 2016, the proposal released by EPA Friday would provide a much-needed boost for biodiesel. In 2014, the rule proposes 13.25 billi... Read More