Rural Poll: Self-Employment Becoming More Common In Rural Nebraska

Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 29, 2015 -- Many rural Nebraska households utilize self-employment and multiple job-holding to piece together their incomes, according to the Nebraska Rural Poll. The 19th annual ... Read More

Renters could benefit from property tax relief measure

Renters and some homeowners could end up saving money under a proposed income tax credit in the Nebraska Legislature. Sen. Kate Bolz of Lincoln presented the bill to a legislative committee Thursday as part of the ongoing debate over property tax... Read More

114th Congress Will Include a Large, Bipartisan Dairy Farmer Caucus

ARLINGTON, VA – The new 114th Congress will feature a large and active group of House members looking out for the interests of dairy farmers, according to the National Milk Producers Federation. A bipartisan group of legislators is reestablishin... Read More

Senate passes bill approving Keystone XL oil pipeline; veto expected

The Republican-controlled Senate has passed a bipartisan bill approving construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The 62-36 vote on Thursday advanced a top priority of the newly empowered GOP, which championed the legislation despite a preside... Read More

Nebraska-Iowa Tip Off Time Announced

Nebraska-Iowa Tip Off Time Announced Lincoln – The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday that the men’s basketball game between Nebraska and Iowa on Sunday, Feb. 22, from Pinnacle Bank Arena will tip off at 2 p.m. (central) and will be televi... Read More

Pokes host Nevada Saturday

LARAMIE, Wyo.  – With the midpoint of the conference season approaching every game is crucial for the University of Wyoming men’s basketball team. The Cowboys (17-4, 6-2 MW) are tied atop the Mountain West with San Diego State, as five other tea... Read More

Huskers Bowlers Set to Compete in Dallas

The NTCA top-rated Nebraska women’s bowling team continues its 2015 regular season on Friday, as the Huskers will travel to the Prairie View A&M Invite held at the International Training and Research Center in Arlington, Texas. The Huskers w... Read More

Huskers Set to

After a one-year break, the adidas Classic returns to the Bob Devaney Sports Center Indoor Track this weekend, as the Huskers host the competition on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. Saturday is Pepsi Pack the House day at the Devaney Center. Admission and all... Read More

Track and field to host Don Holst Twilight meet Friday

CHADRON - Chadron State College will host its annual Chadron State Don Holst Twilight meet Friday in the Nelson Physical Activities Center. Field events start at 1:30 p.m. and running events begin at 3:30 p.m. Teams from Black Hills State University ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts praises NRDs as “envy of the Nation” during state conference

Governor Pete Ricketts praised Nebraska’s natural resources districts (NRDs) for their work to protect the state’s natural resources during a speech at the at the Nebraska association of resources Districts (NARD) annual legislative conference in... Read More

Governor Ricketts Stands by Ibach Reappointment

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says he stands by his decision to reappoint the state's agriculture director despite protests from animal welfare groups that want him removed. Ricketts said Thursday that he thinks Department of Agriculture director Greg... Read More